We just talked about the fact that Sherlock Holmes director Guy Ritchie has reportedly been offered the director’s chair on Xerxes, the sequel to 300. That comes as a bit of a shock, because that had previously been thought to be a Zack Snyder sequel, full stop. He did 300, then 300 more or less defined him, and he has been developing Xerxes with original graphic novel author Frank Miller. As of last summer the script was under way.

Along with the report that Xerxes might go to another director there were some allegations about script problems on Superman, which Zack Snyder is currently set to direct, and that his just-completed Sucker Punch hasn’t tested well, leading to studio dissatisfaction and the Xerxes handoff. So what’s going on here? Read More »

What is Page 2? Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 32 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. If you have any interesting items that we might’ve missed that you think should go in /Film’s Page 2 – email us!

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Like your female characters to be packing heat? Was True Grit‘s Mattie Ross not enough of a badass? Then here are images for Joe Wright‘s teen assassin film Hanna and Zack Snyder‘s Sucker Punch. All feature young women that are as likely to take your head off as smile at you. More likely, in all probability. See ’em all after the break. Read More »

Final ‘Sucker Punch’ Poster

Warner Bros. has released yet-another movie poster for Zack Snyder‘s new action fantasy film Sucker Punch which showcases the five female leads: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens and Jamie Chung, alongside Babydoll’s bunny-killing mech. Check out the full poster after the jump.
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‘Sucker Punch’ Banner

Warner Bros. has released a widescreen banner for Zack Snyder‘s new action fantasy film Sucker Punch which showcases the five female leads: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens and Jamie Chung. Check out the full banner after the jump.
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Come this March, there’s going to be a lot of Alex Pardee on screen during Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch. The artist not only contributed artwork for the genre bending trip through a mental institution, but his drawings are the basis for much of the marketing campaign. We’ve already seen the finished posters that Pardee did of all the characters from the film and now we’ve got images of his original, hand-drawn sketches of those posters. Check them out, and find out how you can see Pardee’s work up close and personal in Los Angeles this month, after the break. Read More »

Will Sucker Punch be post-converted to 3D, or will it not? That question has come up once more thanks to a poster advertising ‘The Ultimate 3D Cinematic Experience’ at the BFI IMAX in London. But last time we heard from Sucker Punch director Zack Snyder, the film would be 2D. So what’s going on? Plus, there are three new images from the film, after the break. Read More »

Sucker Punch Featurette: “Inside Look”

Warner Bros. has released a new behind the scenes featurette for Zack Snyder‘s new action fantasy film Sucker Punch. The two and a half minute video is basically an extended trailer with commentary from Snyder, the cast and some crew members. Watch it now embedded after the jump.

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Five Mini-Clips: Zack Snyder’s ‘Sucker Punch’

Got about 46 seconds to spare? If so, there are few better uses of your movie-loving time then watching these five mini sizzle reels from Zack Snyder’s upcoming Sucker Punch, set for release March 25. The film stars Emily Browning as Baby Doll, an abused young girl who is forced into to a mental hospital for women. There she uses her unique powers to transport her and her fellow inmates, played by Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jamie Chung, to alternate plains of reality in order to help them to escape. There are worlds with 20 foot samurais, Nazi zombies, mechanical droids, flame breathing dragons, laser shooting robots and more. You’ve probably seen many of these images in some of the previous footage that’s been released, but, these clips are like trailers for people with A.D.D. Very easily digestible. Check them out after the jump. Read More »

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Movie Trailer: ‘Sucker Punch’

Zack Snyder’s genre bending trip through a mental institution, Sucker Punch, isn’t coming out until March 25, but Warner Brothers just released a full trailer for the film, which will presumably be attached to Due Date this weekend. The film stars Emily Browning as a young girl forced into a mental institution who uses her considerable powers to transfix everyone around her in order to help her friends, played by Abbie Cornish, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung and Jena Malone, navigate incredible dreamscapes towards escape. Check out the brand new trailer after the jump and don’t forget to check out Peter’s set visit preview here.

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