It’s a Story of Loss and Redemeption in the First Trailer for Captive

Captive_Poster(PCM) Paramount Pictures released the first trailer for Captive, a thriller starring Kate Mara and David Oyelowo and based on real events.

Captive recreates the real-life drama of Brian Nichols’s escape from the Fulton County courthouse in Atlanta on March 11, 2005 and his subsequent attempts to evade the law, including murdering the judge presiding over his trial and several other courthouse employees before holding Ashley Smith hostage in her own apartment.

Ashley Smith, desperate to see her daughter and keep Nichols calm, passed her time in captivity by reading Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life out loud to Nichols.

Smith eventually wrote about her experiences in the non-fiction book, An Unlikely Angel, which provides the source material for the screenplay for Captive, written by Brian Bird (Not Easily Broken) and Reinhard Denke and directed by Jerry Jameson (Last Flight Out).

David Oyelowo (Selma) stars as Brian Nichols and Kate Mara (127 Hours) stars as Ashley Smith alongside Leonor Varela (Blade II), Mimi Rogers (Lost in Space), Michael K. Williams (12 Years a Slave), and Jessica Oyelowo (Sleepy Hollow).

Watch the new trailer below, courtesy of iTunes Movie Trailers, and catch Captive when it opens in theaters nationwide September 18th, 2015.

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Family Vacation Goes Horribly Wrong in the new UK Trailer for No Escape, Starring Owen Wilson

NoEscape_Poster(PCM) Entertainment One UK released the a new trailer for No Escape, an action thriller starring Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, and Pierce Brosnan.

An intense international thriller, No Escape centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city. 

The trailer features new footage, including an insane shot of Owen Wilson throwing his daughter over the gaping drop from the roof of one building to his wife on a neighboring roof in order to escape the rebels killing innocent civilians. Watch the new trailer below!

No Escape is written and directed by John Erik Dowdle, the director who brought tus Quarantine, Devil, and The Poughkeepsie Tapes, along with his brother, co-writer Drew Dowdle.

No Escape is rated R and will open in theaters nationwide starting September 2, 2015!

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Michael Ealy is Too Good to be True in the First Trailer for The Perfect Guy

ThePerfectGuy(PCM) Screen Gems released the first trailer for director David M. Rosenthal’s thriller, The Perfect Guy, starring Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Ealy.

Making a departure from his usual role as the leading lady’s romantic interest, Michael Ealy plays a character more like the sinister serial killer he plays on Fox’s The Following in The Perfect Guy.

Watch Ealy go from being the seemingly perfect guy to being the creepiest of creeps to Sanaa Lathan to an acoustic cover of Rihanna’s Diamonds in the first trailer for The Perfect Guy below!

Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) appears to have the ideal life. She enjoys a challenging, fast-paced career as a lobbyist; Dave (Morris Chestnut), her longterm boyfriend loves her. And yet … at 36, she’s ready to move to the next phase.

Marriage and a family seem a logical and welcome step. Dave is not so sure. A bit commitment phobic, his misgivings lead to a painful break up. Enter Carter Duncan (Michael Ealy), a handsome, charming stranger whose path keeps crossing with Leah’s.

Caring and solicitous of Leah and her family and friends, their relationship rapidly progresses. It seems Leah has met The Perfect Guy. But if it seems too good to be true … soon his protective nature morphs into something more sinister.

It’s clear Leah has to end this new relationship and when she does, her onetime lover becomes her ultimate enemy. It will take every bit of her cunning and resolve to escape and outwit him.

Kathryn Morris, Charles S. Dutton, and Rutina Wesley also star in The Perfect Guy, directed by David M. Rosenthal (Janie Jones, A Single Shot) and written by Tyger Williams (Menace II Society), slated to open in theaters nationwide starting September 11, 2015.

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The New Poster For Before I Wake

Before_I_Wake_Poster(PCM) ComingSoon.net and ShockTillTouDrop.com exclusively debuted the new poster, seen above, for Mike Flanagan’s Before I Wake, starring Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane as two parents of an adopted boy harboring a dark and sinister power.

The new red-soaked poster features a dripping black moth with a pair of terrified eyes adorning the wings and the ominous tagline, “Fear your dreams.” Before I Wake opens in theaters nationwide September 25.

Jessie (Kate Bosworth) and Mark (Thomas Jane) decide to take in a sweet and loving 8-year-old boy, Cody. Unbeknownst to them, Cody is terrified of falling asleep.

At first, they assume his previous unstable homes caused his aversion to sleep, but soon discover why: Cody’s dreams manifest in reality as he sleeps. In one moment they experience the incredible wonder of Cody’s imagination, and in the next, the horrific nature of his night terrors.

To save their new family, Jessie and Mark embark on a dangerous hunt to uncover the truth behind Cody’s nightmares.

Before I Wake comes from award-winning horror writer-director Mike Flanagan, known for Oculus and Absentia and currently attached as a screenwriter to director Breck Eisner’s 2016 reboot of I Know What You Did Last Summer. Jeff Howard (Oculus, I Know What You Did Last Summer) co-wrote the screenplay.

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No California Dreamin’ For The Rock In The First TV Spot For San Andreas

San_Andreas_Poster(PCM) A subdued cover of The Mamas & the Papas’ “California Dreamin’” sets the sombre tone for the first TV spot for New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures’ San Andreas, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

The new TV spot, seen below, gives us a destructive view at what the worst possible scenario would look like if the San Andreas Fault were to give way and leave the west coast in decimation. Check it out below!

After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter.

But their treacherous journey north is only the beginning. And when they think the worst may be over…it’s just getting started.

The action thriller San Andreas, from New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures, reunites Dwayne Johnson with director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn, following their collaboration on the global hit Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

The film also stars Carla Gugino (Night at the Museum, TV’s Entourage), Alexandra Daddario (Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, TV’s True Detective), Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer), Archie Panjabi (TV’s The Good Wife), Hugo Johnstone-Burt (Australian TV’s Home and Away), Art Parkinson (TV’s Game of Thrones) and Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man).

San Andreas is produced by Beau Flynn (Hercules, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island). Richard Brener, Samuel J. Brown, Michael Disco, Rob Cowan, Tripp Vinson and Bruce Berman serve as executive producers. The screenplay is by Carlton Cuse, story by Andre Fabrizio & Jeremy Passmore.

The creative filmmaking team includes director of photography Steve Yedlin (Looper), production designer Barry Chusid (The Day After Tomorrow), editor Bob Ducsay (Godzilla), VFX producer Randall Starr (Into the Storm), VFX supervisor Colin Strause (The Avengers), and costume designer Wendy Chuck (Twilight). The music is by Andrew Lockington.

San Andreas is slated to open in theatres in both 3D and 2D on Friday, May 29, 2015. Watch the trailer below and visit SanAndreasMovie.com and Facebook for more info!

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Get A Quick Dose of Horror With The New Terrifying Trailer for Unfriended

Unfriended(PCM) Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures released the new 30-second trailer for Unfriended today, giving viewers a tension-packed glimpse at the modern day revenge/haunting tale.

Opening in theaters April 17, Unfriended follows a group of friends as they are terrorized by an unknown entity a year after school bully, Laura Barns, committed suicide on school grounds.

After a disparaging video is recorded at a wild party and anonymously uploaded online, Laura Barns commits suicide on school grounds.

Fast-forward to a year later when a group of Laura’s old friends are all hanging out in a group video-chat and start receiving weird messages from Laura’s old account. Things quickly go from spooky to deadly when the account claiming to be Laura threatens to start taking lives if someone doesn’t fess up to uploading the video of her.

The group of friends are forced to watch from the screen of their computers as one-by-one they are picked off.

Universal Pictures acquired Unfriended after Universal executives saw a test screening that left audience members terrified.

Conceived and developed by filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Night Watch, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), Unfriended is directed by Levan Gabriadze (Lucky Trouble), is written by Nelson Greaves, and stars Courtney Halverson (Keith, The Hammer), Jacob Wysocki (Pitch Perfect, Fat Kid Rules the World), Will Peltz (In Time, The Collection), Shelley Hennig (Ouija, The Secret Circle), Renee Olstead (13 Going on 30), Moses Jacob Storm, and Heather Sossaman (Remembering Phil).

Watch the new trailer for Unfriended below and visit UnfriendedMovie.com for more info!

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