United Artists has provided /Film with four new production photos from Bryan Singer‘s Valkyrie. Apparently, a new trailer will premiere tomorrow night around 8:00pm PT, so check back then. As always, click on the stills to enlarge.
Official Plot Synopsis: In a country in the grips of evil, in a police state where every move is being watched, in a world where justice and honor have been subverted, a group of men hidden inside the highest reaches of power decide to take action. Tom Cruise stars in the suspense film, VALKYRIE, based on the true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (CRUISE) and the daring and ingenious plot to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known. Director Bryan Singer (THE USUAL SUSPECTS, X-MEN, SUPERMAN RETURNS) re-teams with Academy Award®-winning USUAL SUSPECTS screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie to bring to life the story of the men who led the operation to assassinate Hitler. The film also stars an acclaimed cast including Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Carice van Houten, Thomas Kretschmann, Eddie Izzard, Christian Berkel and Terence Stamp.
A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who serves his country all the while hoping that someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. Realizing that time is running out, he decides that he must take action himself and joins the German resistance. Armed with a cunning strategy to use Hitler’s own emergency plan – known as Operation Valkyrie – these men plot to assassinate the dictator and overthrow his Nazi government from the inside. With everything in place, with the future of the world, the fate of millions and the lives of his wife and children hanging in the balance, von Stauffenberg is thrust from being one of many who oppose Hitler to the one who must kill Hitler himself.
Valkyrie is scheduled to hit theaters on December 26th 2008.
Warner Bros has released the first official teaser poster for the new Jim Carrey comedy Yes Man. Click on the poster below to see it in high resolution.
Carrey stars as Carl Allen, a man who signs up for a self-help program based on one simple principle: say yes to everything and anything. At first, unleashing the power of “yes” transforms Carl’s life in amazing and unexpected ways, but he soon discovers that opening up his life to endless possibilities can have its drawbacks. The movie also stars Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Darby, John Michael Higgins, Danny Masterson, and Terence Stamp. It’s also interesting to note that the film’s official website will be located at YesIsTheNewNo.com.
Warner Bros has released 39 new photos from Get Smart. Check them out after the jump. As always, click on the images to enlarge. Enjoy.
Official Plot Synopsis: The action comedy “Get Smart” sends CONTROL agent Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell) on his most dangerous and important mission: to thwart the latest plot for world domination by the evil crime syndicate known as KAOS. It also happens to be his very first mission. When the headquarters of secret U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents compromised, the Chief (Alan Arkin) has no choice but to promote his ever-eager analyst Maxwell Smart, who has always dreamt of working in the field alongside his idol, stalwart superstar Agent 23 (Dwayne Johnson). Smart is partnered instead with the only other agent whose identity has not been compromised: the lovely-but-lethal veteran Agent 99 (Anne Hathaway). As Smart and 99 get closer to unraveling KAOS’ master plan–and each other–they discover that key KAOS operative Siegfried (Terence Stamp) and his sidekick, Shtarker (Ken Davitian), are scheming to cash in with their network of terror. With no field experience and little time, Smart–armed with nothing but a few spy-tech gadgets and his unbridled enthusiasm–must defeat KAOS if he is to save the day.
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Universal has released the movie trailer for the big screen adaptation of Mark Millar’s graphic novel Wanted.
Aside from the terrible dialogue, Angelina Jolie’s overuse of eye makeup, and easily comparisons to The Matrix (read: many consumers will call this a Matrix ripoff), the trailer features a few interesting action moments. But all in all, I was expecting more for acclaimed visual director Timur Bekmambetov, who is best known as the creator of the Night Watch series. This Wanted trailer will be attached to American Gangster on Friday, but watch it now below.
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The UK’s Daily Mail has just posted a new photo from the upcoming Bryan Singer-directed Valkyrie. The film stars Tom Cruise as Count Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg in his plan to kill Adolph Hitler. The photo shows Cruise’s character and his team of co-conspirators as they look over plans to assassinate Hitler. The Daily Mail has a breakdown of the above cast (Kevin McNally, Christian Berkel, Bill Nighy, Terence Stamp, David Schofield and Kenneth Branagh). Click on the image above to enlarge. You can look at two previously released photos of Cruise as Col. Claus von Stauffenberg at this link. Valkyrie is set to hit theaters on June 27th 2008.