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DRIFT Movie Trailer

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Here is the new trailer from Lionsgate’s upcoming film “DRIFT”. The film is directed by Morgan O’Neill and Ben Nott, starring Myles Pollard, Xavier Samuel, Sam Worthington.

DRIFT Opens On Demand July 2, 2013 and Nationwide on August 2, 2013

After their mother escapes from Sydney to Margaret River in the 1970’s, the two Kelly brothers spend their youth searching for the perfect wave. Out of necessity the family launches a backyard surf business ‐ re‐thinking board design, crafting homemade wetsuits and selling merchandise out of their van.

Battling big waves, small town conservatism and criminals, the brothers give rise to a global brand. A story of passion, corruption, friendship and loyalty, deadly addictions and fractured relationships, DRIFT tells a tale of courage and the will to survive at all odds.

Arclight Films Announces 2012 Filmart Lineup & Sale of THE ASSASSINS Starring Chow Yun Fat to Well Go USA

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Arclight Films, one of the world’s premiere independent film sales and production companies, with offices in Los Angeles, Sydney, Hong Kong and Toronto announces their 2012 Filmart Lineup and the sale of THE ASSASSINS to Well Go USA. The ever-expanding business, now in its tenth year, offers a dynamic roster of films that span three divisions: Arclight, the parent company, Darclight, specializing in edgy genre-driven feature films, and Easternlight, with the largest offering of Asian Feature Films of any non Asian-based indie film label in the world.

“Hong Kong Filmart is an important time for us,” said Ying Ye, head of the Easternlight label. “We’re thrilled to be able to enter the market with an announcement of the sale of THE ASSASSINS (starring Chow Yun Fat and Crystal Liu Yi Fei, from the production team behind The Flowers of War) to Well Go USA who’ve acquired the North American rights,” she continued.

Below are highlights of the 2012 Arclight Films Hong Kong Filmart lineup.


Easternlight Lineup

2012 Hong Kong Filmart lineup includes DANGEROUS LIASIONS starring Zhang Ziyi, THE ASSASINS starring Chow Yun Fat (CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: AT WORLD’S END), THE FOUR starring Crystal Liu (FORBIDDEN KINGDOM) and Deng Chao, and WHITE VENGEANCE starring Leon Lai Ming (FALLEN ANGELS, COMRADES), William Feng, and Crystal Liu (FORBIDDEN KINGDOM).

Arclight Lineup

Including but not limited to: MENTAL starring Toni Collette and Liev Schreiber, THE POWER OF FEW starring Christopher Walken, Christian Slater and Q’orianka Kilcher, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN starring Ryan Kwanten (TRUE BLOOD), Bojana Novakovic (EDGE OF DARKNESS, BURNING MAN, DEVIL) Alice Parkinson (X MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, SANCTUM) and SKY FORCE 3D a 3D animated family film from the team that brought us LITTLE GOBIE.

Darclight Lineup

BAIT 3D directed by Kimble Rendall (THE MATRIX TRILOGY) written by Russell Mulcahy (TALE OF THE MUMMY, HIGHLANDER, 
RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION), starring Xavier Samuel (TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE), Julian McMahon (RED, FANTASTIC FOUR FRANCHISE), and Sharni Vinson (YOU’RE NEXT, STEP UP 3D), WOLF CREEK 2 starring John Jarratt (WOLF CREEK, ROGUE, AUSTRALIA), REDD INC featuring Nicholas Hope (BAD BOY BUBBY), Kelly Paterniti (GRIFF THE INVISIBLE), Sam Reid (ANONYMOUS), James Mackay (DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK, SHADOW PEOPLE produced by Michael Ohoven (COPOTE, THE DEVIL’S REJECTS) featuring Alison Eastwood (MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL, TIGHTROPE), Dallas Roberts (3:10 TO YUMA, WALK THE LINE), and INBRED featuring Jo Hartley (THIS IS ENGLAND, DEAD MAN’S SHOES), James Doherty (FOOTBALLER’S WIVES, EASTENDERS), Seamus O’Neill (THE WAR HORSE), James Burrows (THIS IS ENGLAND, EDEN LAKE, ROBIN HOOD)

The Loved Ones Teaser Trailer

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Here is the teaser trailer from Paramount Insurge upcoming film, The Loved Ones. The movie is directed by Sean Byrne, starring Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Victoria Thaine.

Columbia Pictures 2011 Fall Film Preview

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

BORN TO BE A STAR
Opens on Friday, September 9, 2011

Director: Tom Brady
Cast: Nick Swardson, Christina Ricci, Don Johnson and Stephen Dorff

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star is a new comedy starring Nick Swardson, Christina Ricci, Don Johnson, and Stephen Dorff. Bucky (Swardson) is a small town grocery bagger, going nowhere in life – until he discovers that his conservative parents were once adult film stars! Armed with the belief that he has found his destiny, Bucky packs up and heads out to LA, hoping to follow in his parents’ footsteps

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MONEYBALL
Opens on Friday, September 23, 2011

Director: Bennett Miller
Cast: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Stephen Bishop, Kathyrn Morris, Chris Pratt

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THE IDES OF MARCH
Opens on Friday, October 7

Director: George Clooney
Cast: Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei, Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Wright, Max Minghella, Evan Rachel Wood.

The Ides of March takes place during the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, when an up-and-coming campaign press secretary (Ryan Gosling) finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate’s shot at the presidency.

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ANONYMOUS
Opens on Friday, September 28th

Director: Roland Emmerich
Cast: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Xavier Samuel, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall, Edward Hogg, Jamie Campbell Bower and Derek Jacobi

Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds ranging from Mark Twain and Charles Dickens to Henry James and Sigmund Freud, namely: who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? Experts have debated, books have been written, and scholars have devoted their lives to protecting or debunking theories surrounding the authorship of the most renowned works in English literature. Anonymous poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne were exposed in the most unlikely of places: the London stage.

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JACK AND JILL
Opens on Friday, November 11th

Director: Dennis Dugan
Cast: Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes and Al Pacino as himself

Jack and Jill is a comedy focusing on Jack Sadelstein (Adam Sandler), a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife and kids, who dreads one event each year: the Thanksgiving visit of his identical twin sister Jill (also Adam Sandler). Jill’s neediness and passive-aggressiveness is maddening to Jack, turning his normally tranquil life upside down. Katie Holmes plays Erin, Jack’s wife.

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ARTHUR CHRISTMAS (in 3D)
Opens on Friday, November 23rd

Director: Sarah Smith
Cast: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Ashley Jensen

The 3D, CG-animated family comedy Arthur Christmas, an Aardman production for Sony Pictures Animation, at last reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child’s question: ‘So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?’ The answer: Santa’s exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the heart of the film is a story with the ingredients of a Christmas classic – a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns.

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THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
Opens on Friday, December 21st

Director: David Fincher
Cast: Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård and Robin Wright

Columbia Pictures’ three-picture adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s literary blockbuster The Millennium Trilogy under the direction of David Fincher. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – the first film of the series, which also includes The Girl Who Played With Fire and The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest.

UNKNOWN Trailer

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Here is the trailer for Columbia Pictures’ upcoming film UNKNOWN, opening in limited release September 30, 2011. UNKNOWN is directed by Roland Emmerich and stars Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Xavier Samuel, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall, Edward Hogg, Jamie Campbell Bower, and Derek Jacobi

Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds ranging from Mark Twain and Charles Dickens to Henry James and Sigmund Freud, namely: who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? Experts have debated, books have been written, and scholars have devoted their lives to protecting or debunking theories surrounding the authorship of the most renowned works in English literature. Anonymous poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne were exposed in the most unlikely of places: the London stage.

ANONYMOUS Movie Trailer

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Here is the new trailer for Columbia Pictures upcoming film ANONYMOUS opening in theaters September 30, 2011. The drama is directed by Roland Emmerich, starring Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Xavier Samuel, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall, Edward Hogg, Jamie Campbell Bower and Derek Jacobi
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Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds ranging from Mark Twain and Charles Dickens to Henry James and Sigmund Freud, namely: who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? Experts have debated, books have been written, and scholars have devoted their lives to protecting or debunking theories surrounding the authorship of the most renowned works in English literature. Anonymous poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne were exposed in the most unlikely of places: the London stage.