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Casting News: Brad Pitt Goes to AFRICA, Matthew McConaughey is BORN TO RUN, Kevin Spacey Gets NINE LIVES
While Angelina Jolie‘s latest film Unbroken has got a little rough ride, the actress has embarked on her next project as director, titled Africa. The Skydance Productions’ drama is based on the true story of paleontologist Richard Leaky and takes place in Kenya in the 80s as hunters gravely threatened the African elephant population.
After reigning supreme atop the box office for weeks, The Hobbit has been finally taken down by Liam Neeson‘s Taken 3. A vengeance-seeking retired CIA operative easily dropped Bilbo and company down three spots on its first weekend.
Go little Hobbitses!…but Clint Eastwood‘s American Sniper has another great limited weekend, racking up $640,000 from four theaters.
Peter Jackson‘s Middle-earth finale The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies three-peated at No. 1 with an estimated $21.9 million,
Update: The Interview scored more than $15M in online rentals and sales between Wednesday, when it was released, and Saturday. Well played Sony.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies stayed on the top of the box office again with $41.4M over Christmas weekend,
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the weakest of the three Hobbit films in regards to plot, and is also the weakest opening of Peter Jackson’s six J.R.R. Tolkien adventures. But the threequel still pulled in $90.6 million in the U.S. and Canada and is still one of the season’s biggest releases.
Roadside Attractions has released Yann Demange‘s breakout film ’71 that stars Unbroken’s Jack O’Connell.
The directorial debut of Algerian-French filmmaker–who picked up Best Director at the British Independent Film Awards–will participate in Spotlight Section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival after its debut this year at the Berlin Film Festival.
Earlier today we saw Warner Bros. delivering the first trailer for its upcoming In the Heart of the Sea adaptation, and now we have the latest trailer for Angelina Jolie’s sophomore directorial effort Unbroken, which is also ocean-set film.
An epic drama is also a big screen adaptation (from Laura Hillenbrand‘s novel), based on the true story of Olympian and prisoner of war Louis Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) who recently passed away.