Pierce Brosnan, the former Bond who has aged into a welcomed character actor, is set to star in the sci-fi thriller Youth. Brosnan will play a man in the not-too-distant future who undergoes a procedure to de-age himself. Unfortunately, the procedure backfires, and Brosnan’s character finds himself suddenly aging rapidly. The film is a feature-length adaptation of a short film directed by Brett Marty, who will also direct the feature.
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Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2015 by Angie Han
Fox Searchlight is on a roll this week. Amid all the Star Wars, Civil War, and Suicide Squad hype, they managed to capture our attention with the uplifting He Named Me Malala trailer, and now again with Paolo Sorrentino‘s gorgeous Youth trailer.
Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel star as best friends Fred and Mick, who go on a vacation to the Swiss Alps with Fred’s daughter Lena (Rachel Weisz). While Mick’s still plugging away at his final screenplay, Fred’s a renowned orchestra composer who’s entered retirement — but then Fred gets an invitation to perform for Queen Elizabeth II. Paul Dano and Jane Fonda also star. Watch the Youth trailer after the jump. Read More »
There’s a flood of superhero stuff today thanks to Marvel’s weekend dominance with Daredevil, the Avengers press tour, and now Ant-Man. That stuff is all great fun, but if you’re feeling like you need something to balance it all out, here’s the wonderful teaser trailer for Youth, the new film from Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Great Beauty). Whether you’ve seen and loved Sorrentino’s previous work, such as the Oscar-winning The Great Beauty, or are new to his films, this is something essential to check out.
The Youth trailer is gorgeous, and it features glimpses of a promising cast, including Michael Caine playing “a retired orchestra conductor vacationing in an Alpine resort who receives an invitation to perform for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.” There are also appearances from Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, and Paul Dano. Read More »