New THE LOFT Trailer Takes Karl Urban and Wentworth Miller to the Height of Paranoia

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We saw the first trailer for The Loft more than two years ago, and now the film will finally see the light of day. Open Road Films has acquired The Loft from Universal and just released a new trailer and poster. The film stars Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Eric Stonestreet, and Matthias Shoenaerts as five married friends who share a secret penthouse where they can cheat on their wives and indulge in whatever fantasies they chose without leaving a paper trail.  Their party train quickly derails when they find the body of a dead woman in the loft and fall to paranoia as everyone begins to suspect one another.

The movie looks like it could be trashy fun, but none of the characters come across as particularly likeable, just a bunch of entitled dudes cheating on their wives.  It’s hard not to like Urban and Marsden though, so maybe the casting will make up for the off-putting nature of the characters. The film also stars Isabel Lucas, Rhona Mitra, and Rachael Taylor and opens in theaters January 23, 2015. Check out the first The Loft trailer after the jump.

TOWNIES Set for Release on May 9, 2014; THE LOFT Will Open August 29, 2014; INEVITABLE DEFEAT Dated for October 11, 2013

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A comedy, a thriller, and a Sundance drama have all been given firm release dates:

  • Townies – Director Nicholas Stoller’s (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) Universal Pictures comedy about a young couple (Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) who move next door to a fraternity house (inhabited by Zac Efron and Dave Franco) will open in theaters on May 9, 2014, opposite Jon Favreau’s small-scale comedy Chef.
  • The Loft – Universal Pictures will release the long-delayed psychological thriller on August 29, 2014.  The film stars Karl Urban and James Marsden and centers on five guys who share a loft in the city where they each can live out their extramarital transgressions, but things are complicated when a dead body is discovered.
  • The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete – Lionsgate will release director George Tillman Jr.’s indie on October 11th of this year.  The film stars Skylan Brooks and Ethan Dizon.  Read Matt’s review here.

Hit the jump to read the official synopses for Townies and The Loft.

Karl Urban Talks STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, Reprising His Role, Working on the Practical Sets, IMAX 3D, Plus DREDD and ALMOST HUMAN

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With J.J. Abrams Star Trek Into Darkness now playing around the world, we recently landed an exclusive phone interview with Karl Urban.  During the interview, he talked about making the sequel, his reaction to reading the script, how things changed on set, who was the one who broke the most while filming, filming with IMAX cameras, the 3D, and more.  He also talked about the possibility of a Dredd sequel, his upcoming Fox TV show Almost Human, and The Loft.  Hit the jump for what he had to say.

Red-Band Trailer for THE LOFT Starring Karl Urban, James Marsden, Eric Stonestreet, and Rhona Mitra

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A red-band trailer has gone online for the thriller The Loft.  The film centers on five friends who have a loft where they can go to cheat on their wives.  Their perfect locale hits a bit of a snag when they find a woman brutally murdered in the loft, and they don’t know who’s responsible.  I first thought that this would be a claustrophobic film where the five friends would be turning on each other since they each have a key to the loft.  Instead, they start suspecting their wives to be jealous murderous who discovered their husbands’ secret.  It’s an odd approach, although it makes sense since the guys seems sleazy enough to distrust the woman they’ve wronged rather than the dishonest guys in their company.  The only question is whether or not we’ll care what happens to the five adulterers, and if we’d rather see them get their comeuppance than solve the mystery.

Hit the jump to check out the red-band trailer.  The impressive cast features Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Eric Stonestreet, Rachael Taylor, Rhona Mitra, Valerie Cruz, and Isabel Lucas.  The film currently has no release date.

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