Posts Tagged ‘Luc Besson’

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS – Trailer 2

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Here is the teaser trailer from the upcoming film “VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS.” The film is directed by Luc Besson, starring Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu.

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS will be in theaters on July 21, 2017!

In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha‹an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other. There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

LUCY – Movie Poster

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Here is the poster from Universal Pictures’ upcoming film “LUCY”. The film is directed by Luc Besson, starring Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman.

Lucy Opens in Theaters August 8, 2014.


Lucy Poster

From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

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LUCY – Trailer

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Here is the trailer from Universal Pictures’ upcoming film “LUCY”. The film is directed by Luc Besson, starring Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman.

Lucy Opens in Theaters August 8, 2014.

THE FAMILY “Robert De Niro” Red Band Featurette!

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Here is the new red band featurette for their upcoming film, THE FAMILY. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Luc Besson, THE FAMILY stars Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer as Fred and Maggie Blake, an ex-Mafia boss and his wife who relocate their family to a sleepy town in France under the Witness Protection Program after snitching on the mob. Chaos ensues as their former Mafia cronies try to track them down and scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings.

THE FAMILY in theaters September 13, 2013.

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THE FAMILY Movie Trailer

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Here is the trailer from Relativity Media’s upcoming film “THE FAMILY”. The film is directed by Luc Besson starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, John D’Leo.

THE FAMILY in theaters September 20, 2013.

In the off-beat action comedy “The Family,” a mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of Agent Stansfield (Tommy Lee Jones) to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni (Robert DeNiro), his wife Maggie (Michelle Pfeiffer) and their children Belle (Dianna Agron) and Warren (John D’Leo) can’t help but revert to old habits and blow their cover by handling their problems the “family” way, enabling their former mafia cronies to track them down. Chaos ensues as old scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings in this darkly funny film by Luc Besson (Taken, Transporter).

Oscar-Winning Director Martin Scorsese is Executive Producer on Luc Besson’s Malavita

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Oscar®-Winner Martin Scorsese is now officially appointed as Executive Producer on EuropaCorp and Relativity’s mafia action film currently-titled Malavita directed by Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, The Professional) and starring Oscar®-Winner Robert De Niro (Limitless, Heat), Oscar®-Nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows, People Like Us), Oscar®-Winner Tommy Lee Jones (No Country For Old Men, Men in Black), Dianna Agron (Glee, I Am Number Four) and John D’Leo (The Wrestler, Wanderlust). Scorsese and Besson started on Malavita with an informal partnership where he played an important role offering creative consultation before and during filming. Now that Scorsese’s role has been formalized as executive producer, he will continue to work with Besson throughout the film’s post-production and editing process.

The mafia action film Malavita, in theaters October 18th, is the story of the Manzonis, a notorious mafia family who gets relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program. While they do their best to fit in, old habits die hard and they soon find themselves handling things the “family” way.

The script is adapted by Besson from the book Badfellas by author Tonino Benacquista. Virginie Besson-Silla (From Paris with Love) from EuropaCorp is producing. Relativity’s Ryan Kavanaugh (The Fighter) is producing, while the studio’s Tucker Tooley (Immortals) will executive produce along with Scorsese.

Principal Photography Begins on Luc Besson’s Malavita

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Principal photography begins today on EuropaCorp and Relativity’s comedic actioner Malavita directed by Luc Besson (Taken, Transporter) and starring Oscar®-Winner Robert De Niro (Limitless, Heat), Oscar®-Nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows, People Like Us), Oscar®-Winner Tommy Lee Jones (No Country For Old Men, Men in Black), Dianna Agron (Glee, I Am Number Four) and John D’Leo (The Wrestler, Wanderlust).

Collaborating with Besson behind the scenes is a creative below-the-line team including: director of photography Thierry Arbogast (The Fifth Element), production designer Hugues Tissandier (Taken), sound editor Ken Yasumoto (The Transporter), costume designer Olivier Bériot (Taken) and editor Julien Rey (The Lady).

The darkly comedic action film Malavita is the story of the Manzonis, a notorious mafia family who gets relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program. While they do their best to fit in, old habits die hard and they soon find themselves handling things the “family” way.

Filming commenced in Normandy and will continue in France at La Cité du Cinéma, where the brand new Studios de Paris are located. Additional shooting will take place in New York. The film will bow in 2013 with Relativity handling US distribution as well as working with its foreign output partners on the film’s release in the UK, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Spain, Greece, Thailand and CIS. EuropaCorp will take on distribution in France and handle international sales.

The script is adapted by Besson from the book Badfellas by author Tonino Benacquista. Virginie Besson-Silla (From Paris with Love) from EuropaCorp is producing. Relativity’s Ryan Kavanaugh (The Fighter) is producing, while the studio’s Tucker Tooley (Immortals) will executive produce.

Looking ahead, Relativity will release the edge-of-your seat thriller House at the End of the Street (in theatres September 21, 2012), the outrageous Movie 43 (in theatres January 25, 2013) and comedy 21 and Over (in theatres March 15, 2013). Relativity is currently in post-production on Scott Cooper’s gritty dramatic thriller currently-titled Out of the Furnace and is in production on the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling Safe Haven (in theatres February 8, 2013) and the corporate espionage thriller Paranoia (in theatres September 27, 2013).

EuropaCorp is currently in production on Taken 2 which it will distribute in France and with its partners in Germany, Scandinavia and Russia. Fox will handle the distribution of the film in the US and throughout its international distribution organization. The company is also in production on Mobius directed by Éric Rochant and starring Oscar®-Winner Jean DuJardin, Cécile De France and Tim Roth.

Cast Set for Luc Besson’s Malavita

Friday, July 20th, 2012

EuropaCorp and Relativity Media have announced final casting for all of the principal roles in their comedic actioner Malavita directed by Luc Besson (Taken, Transporter). Oscar®-winner Robert De Niro (Limitless, Meet The Parents) will be joined by Oscar®-nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows, People Like Us), Oscar®-winner Tommy Lee Jones (No Country For Old Men, Men in Black), Dianna Agron (Glee, I Am Number Four) and John D’Leo (The Wrestler, Wanderlust) in the film set to go into production this summer.

Malavita is the story of the Manzonis, a notorious mafia family who gets relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program. While they do their best to fit in, old habits die hard and they soon find themselves handling things the “family” way.

The script is adapted by Besson from the book Badfellas by author Tonino Benacquista. Pre-production will begin in July with filming set for August at La Cité du Cinéma, where the brand new Studios de Paris are located. Additional shooting will take place in Normandy, France and New York. The film will bow in 2013 with Relativity handling US distribution as well as working with its foreign output partners on the film’s release in the UK, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Spain, Greece, Thailand and CIS. EuropaCorp will take on distribution in France and handle international sales.

Looking ahead, Relativity will release the edge-of-your seat thriller House at the End of the Street (in theatres September 21, 2012) and the hilarious comedy 21 and Over (in theatres March 15, 2013). Relativity is currently in post-production on Scott Cooper’s gritty dramatic thriller currently-titled Out of the Furnace and is production on the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling Safe Haven (in theatres February 8, 2013).

EuropaCorp is currently in production on Taken 2 which it will distribute in France and with its partners in Germany, Scandinavia and Russia. Fox will handle the distribution of the film in the US and throughout its international distribution organization. The company is also in production on Mobius directed by Éric Rochant and starring Oscar®-Winner Jean DuJardin, Cécile De France and Tim Roth.