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Here’s what we have in store for our latest poster round-up:

  • Iron Man 3, featuring a close-up of Iron Man (fitting, since the film will now be released in 3D).  Starring Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce, Don Cheadle and Jon Favreau, Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 opens May 3th, 2013.
  • Jack Reacher, the Christopher McQuarrie adaptation of Lee Child’s novel, stars Tom Cruise as the titular tough guy.  The film, also starring Rosamund Pike, opens December 21st, 2012.
  • This Must Be the Place, starring Sean Penn as a Nazi-hunting former glam rocker, opens November 2nd, 2012.
  • Hyde Park on Hudson, featuring Bill Murray as Franklin D. Roosevelt, opens in limited release starting December 7th.

Hit the jump to see the posters and synopses. 


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We’ve got a lot of images from the upcoming slate of late-2012 films:

  • Paranormal Activity 4, directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, opens October 19th.
  • The Impossiblestarring Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts, opens October 11th.
  • Flightstarring Denzel Washington and John Goodman, opens November 2nd.
  • Not Fade Awayfrom writer/director David Chase, stars John Magaro, Will Brill and Jack Huston and opens December 21st.
  • Les Miserables, starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried, opens December 14th.
  • Anna Kareninastarring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Johnson, opens September 7th.
  • Resident Evil: Retributionstarring Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez and Sienna Guillory, opens September 14th.

Hit the jump to check out the images and synopses, including a full second page featuring featuring Looper, This Must Be the Place, The Man with the Iron FistsWreck-It Ralph, Frankenweenie, Red Dawn, and Chasing Mavericks.

Sean Penn Goes Full-Emo in First U.S. Trailer for THIS MUST BE THE PLACE

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The first U.S. trailer for the emo Nazi-hunter movie This Must Be the Place has been released.  The film stars Sean Penn as an aging-rocker who becomes obsessed with pursuing the Nazi criminal who tormented his father in a concentration camp.  The French trailer for the film showcased Penn’s strange performance, but this new trailer is just straight up bizarre.  I’m not really sure what Penn’s going for, but he’s created one hell of an offbeat character.  There are a couple laughs in the clip, but I honestly don’t know if this movie’s supposed to be a drama or a comedy.  Then there’s that random Talking Heads cameo.

Hit the jump to watch the trailer.  Directed by Paolo Sorrentino, the film also stars Frances McDormand and Judd HirschThis Must Be the Place opens on October 14th.

Sundance Film Festival Adds PREDISPOSED, JOHN DIES AT THE END, THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, and OSLO AUGUST 31ST; First Images from the Films

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While earlier this month the line-up for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival was announced, the fest has added four more films to the fest. Predisposed, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo, and Tracy Morgan will screen as part of the Premieres line-up and John Dies at the End starring Paul Giamatti, Chase Williamson, and Rob Mayes has been added to the Park City at Midnight line-up. Additionally, This Must Be the Place starring Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, and Judd Hirsch and Oslo, August 31st starring Anders Danielsen Lie, Hans Olav Brenner, and Ingrid Olava will screen as part of the Spotlight line-up.

Hit the jump to check out the first images from the films as well as a brief synopsis for each. The 2012 Sundance Film Festival runs from January 19 – 29th. Click here for all our coverage.

French Trailer for THIS MUST BE THE PLACE

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I’m still not sure what to make the goth Nazi-hunter dramedy This Must Be the Place.  The reaction to the film at Cannes was bafflement and The Playlist thought “the film was pretty much like three different movies disjointedly mashed together.”  Judging by the trailer, I can certainly see how that would be an issue.  However, my greatest concern lies with Sean Penn who plays the lead role of Cheyenne, a former rock star who goes looking for a Nazi war criminal who tortured his father at Auschwitz.  Penn’s delivery along with his hair and make-up screams at the viewer “I AM ACTING,” and the performance rings similar to his full-retard work from I Am Sam.  In all fairness, The Playlist says the movie isn’t as bad as you’d expect, but my expectations at this point are for a total disaster.

Hit the jump to check out the trailer, which is in English with French subtitles.

New Images and Cringe-Worthy Clip from THIS MUST BE THE PLACE Starring Sean Penn

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Watching the first clip from the upcoming drama This Must Be the Place, I can’t help but think that star Sean Penn was re-watching I Am Sam and though to himself, “Yeah, I can top that.”  So instead of going full-retard, Penn is going full old-rock-star parody.  We’ve already seen his Robert Smith-inspired attire, but wait until you hear how Penn decides to deliver dialogue.  It sounds like a cross between a nerdy teenager and present-day Ozzy Osbourne.  It’s awful and I can’t tell if co-star Frances McDormand is embarrassed or just trying really hard not to laugh.

Oh, for those that don’t know about the plot, it’s about an aged rock star who decides to follow in his late father’s footsteps and become a Nazi hunter.  I’m not making that up.  Hit the jump to check out new images from the film along with the glorious clip.  This Must Be the Place also stars newcomer Eve Hewson as a gothic-punk music fan who is close friends with Penn’s character, Cheyenne.

New Images for THIS MUST BE THE PLACE Starring Sean Penn and MISS BALA

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New images have been released for the Cannes selections This Must Be the Place starring Sean Penn and Miss BalaThis Must Be the Place follows an aging rock star (Penn) who picks up his father’s mission to hunt down a Nazi war criminal.  As for Miss Bala, no synopsis has been supplied but we’ll provide one as soon as we get it.  In the meantime, the image from the film leads me to believe that Miss Bala is a harrowing drama about a woman struggling to fix her car’s windshield.

Hit the jump to check out the images.  The 2011 Cannes Film Festival runs from May 11 – 22nd.

First Photo of Sean Penn in THIS MUST BE THE PLACE

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If you’ve ever wondered what Sean Penn would look like as a beaten-down rocker wearing lipstick, have we got a story for you.  The first photo from the drama This Must Be the Place has landed online and now you no longer have to wonder what Penn would look like in that attire.  The film centers on an aging-rocker who becomes obsessed with pursuing the Nazi criminal who tormented his father in a concentration camp.  Yep, that plot description took a hard-left turn.

The film co-stars Eve Hewson and Frances McDormand.  Hit the jump to check out the image.  This Must Be the Place is currently shooting in Ireland.

Newcomer Eve Hewson to Star Opposite Sean Penn in THIS MUST BE THE PLACE

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Newcomer Eve Hewson is set to co-star with Sean Penn and Frances McDormand in Paolo Sorrentino’s indie drama This Must Be the Place.  According to Variety, Place “centers on an aging rock star (Penn) who becomes fixated on pursuing the Nazi criminal who tormented his father in a concentration camp. Hewson will play a gothic-punk music fan who is close friends with Penn’s character.”  Some rock stars fade away, some become sad reality stars, and some become Nazi hunters.  It’s always one of those three.

Filming is set to begin this month in Ireland and the U.S.  Hewson, who is also Bono’s daughter, recently starred in Erica Dunton’s indie drama The 27 Club.

Casting Call: De Niro May Re-team with Penn; Rudd Circling CHEMISTRY and HORRIBLE BOSSES; Damon and Knightley Offered Leads in TENDER IS THE NIGHT

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We have three quick bites of casting news for you today.  Production Weekly is tweeting that Robert De Niro may re-team with his We’re No Angels co-star Sean Penn for Paolo Sorrentino’s This Must Be the Place.  PW is also reporting that Paul Rudd is circling the dramedy Better Living Through Chemistry and the dark comedy Horrible Bosses.  Finally, Pajiba reports that Matt Damon and Keira Knightley have been offered the leads in the adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night.

Hit the jump for more on all of these projects.

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