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The New Trailer for Zombie Film Maggie, Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin

Maggie(PCM) Arnold Schwarzenegger debuted the first trailer for Roadside Attraction’s zombie thriller-drama, Maggie, on his Facebook account today.

The star shared the new Maggie trailer with his over 12 million Facebook followers, writing: “I’m really proud of my new film, Maggie. This is the most human zombie film you’ve ever seen, and it’s the most human role you’ve ever seen me take on. My co-star, Abigail Breslin, is absolutely incredible in the title role, and our director, Henry Hobson, made a beautiful film.”

Maggie, the first full-length feature film from director Henry Hobson and screenwriter John Scott 3, tells the story of a Midwestern teenager, Maggie (Abigail Breslin), who becomes infected with a deadly cannibalistic disease sweeping the globe.

Her father, Wade (Schwarzenegger), struggles to live a loving life with his infected daughter as the days leading to her demise quickly slip away. As tensions rise across the country and Maggie’s infection continues to take over, Wade does all in his power to protect his daughter.

I’m really proud of my new film, Maggie. This is the most human zombie film you’ve ever seen, and it’s the most human…

Posted by Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Maggie is rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic material including bloody images, and some language and opens in theaters an On Demand starting May 8, 2015!

Visit MaggietheFilm.com, Twitter, and Facebook for more info!

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Ethan Hawke is Having Second Thoughts in the New Trailer for Good Kill

Good_Kill(PCM) IFC Films released a new trailer for Andrew Niccol’s thriller, Good Kill, starring Ethan Hawke, in select theaters starting May 15, 2015.

Based on “actual events,” Good Kill follows Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke), a Las Vegas-based pilot fighter who is grappling with his current gig as a drone pilot fighting the Taliban.

Serving his country from the safety of an air conditioned trailer, Tom struggles with the realities of his duty; remotely killing people in airstrikes thousands of miles away.

Ready to be done with drones and get back in the cockpit of a real jet, Tom has difficulty dealing with the aftermath of his airstrikes, putting a strain on his life and relationship with his wife, Molly (January Jones).

Good Kill marks the third collaboration between writer-director Andrew Niccol’s and Ethan Hawke. Niccol’s previously directed Hawke in Gattaca (1997) and Lord of War (2005).

Currently fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a positive rating of 67%, Good Kill delves into the hotly debated topic of drones and remote warfare. Guy Lodge, in his Variety review, wrote: “Andrew Niccol takes on the topical issue of drone strikes in a tense war drama notable for its tact and intelligence.”

Written and directed by Andrew Niccol’s, Good Kill stars Bruce Greenwood, Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Jake Abel, and Zoe Kravitz.

Watch the new trailer for Good Kill below and check your local listings for Good Kill starting May 15, 2015.

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The Terrifying New Trailer for Insidious Chapter 3 is Out!

InsidiousChapter3(PCM) In case you needed it, the new trailer for Insidious Chapter 3 reminds us that the spirit world is nothing to play with.

Focus Features released a new full-length trailer for Insidious Chapter 3 yesterday after debuting a teaser earlier this week, and the trailer does not hold back on the scares.

A prequel to Insidious, the third chapter in the series digs deeper into the origins of the Elise Rainier, the psychic who helped the Lambert family (Rose Bryne and Patrick Wilson) as she investigates the haunting of a teenage girl and her family, revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm, The Further.

The newest chapter in the terrifying horror series is written and directed by franchise co-creator Leigh Whannell and stars Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Grey), Stefanie Scott (Wreck-It Ralph, No Strings Attached), Lin Shaye (There’s Something About Mary, Insidious), Angus Sampson (Insidious, Where the Wild Things Are), and Leigh Whannell himself.

Insidious opened to positive reviews and grossed over $50 million in the U.S. box office when it opened in theaters in April, 2011.

While its sequel didn’t fare as well in the eyes’ of critics, scoring only a 38% on Rotten Tomatoes, moviegoers shelled out more of their hard earned money to see it. Insidious: Chapter 2 grossed over $83 million in the box office.

Insidious Chapter 3 opens in theaters nationwide May 29, 2015.

Watch the new trailer for Insidious Chapter 3 below and visit Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more info!

Insidious Chapter 3 is rated PG-13 for violence, frightening images, some language and thematic elements.

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Sony Pictures is Updating Blue Thunder for Drone-Centric Remake

Blue_Thunder(PCM) The Hollywood Reporter broke news today that Columbia Pictures/Sony are in the works to remake the 1983 action thriller starring Roy Schneider, Blue Thunder, giving the film about a police-helicopter-gone-bad a modern update.

While the original Blue Thunder focused on a Vietnam vet ordered to test pilot an experimental police-helicopter while battling against his long-hated arch-nemesis, Sony’s remake will be centered around the increasingly popular drone technology that appears to be taking over today’s war zones and airspace.

Marvel producer and writer Craig Kyle, currently penning the screenplay for Thor: Ragnarok, will write the script for Blue Thunder based on the original film directed by John Badham (WarGames, Saturday Night Fever) and screenplay by Dan O’Bannon (Alien, Total Recall) and Don Jakoby (Evolution, Arachnophobia).

Producer Dana Brunetti of Trigger Street Productions is collaborating with Michael De Luca, Columbia’s new President of Production, once again since the highly successful Fifty Shades of Grey to produce Blue Thunder.

Stay tuned to PCMreviews for more updates on Blue Thunder as they come!

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The Leviathan Comes to Life in New Proof-of-Concept Trailer

The_Leviathan_Concept_Art(PCM) Academy Award-nominee Ruairí Robinson debuted the three-and-a-half minute Proof-of-Concept trailer for The Leviathan, a futuristic sci-fi thriller about humans hunting large monstrous creatures for their eggs.

Filmmakers have been using Proof-of-Concept trailers throughout the years to convince major studios to take on their films and prove the potential of of their concept.

Neil Blomkamp’s District 9 and Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash both made it to the big screen thanks to Proof-of-Concept trailers.

The Leviathan, taking its name from the legendary biblical sea monster, comes from Ruairí Robinson (The Last Days on Mars, Fifty Percent Grey) and screenwriter Jim Uhls (Fight Club, Jumper).

The Proof-of-Concept trailer takes us on a ride through the clouds as we’re introduced to the gargantuan alien creature that is the inspiration for the potential film’s title.

The trailer begins with a synopsis of The Leviathan‘s concept: “By the early 22nd century mankind had colonized many worlds. Faster than light travel was made possible by harvesting exotic matter from the eggs of the largest species mankind has ever seen. Those that take part in the hunt are mostly involuntary labor.”

Ruairí Robinson also shared concept art from The Leviathan on Twitter, tweeting a picture of concept art by Jim Murray (seen above), based on creature designs by Jordu Schell who worked as a principal designer for the Na’vi in Avatar.

Watch the full Proof-of-Concept trailer for The Leviathan below and stay tuned for more info!

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Ominous New Poster for San Andreas, Starring Dwayne Johnson

San_Andreas_Poster(PCM) New Line Cinema released a new poster for director Brad Peyton’s action-adventure, San Andreas, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

The new poster comes a week after the debut of the special effects-packed trailer, which you can check 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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