Around this time last year, it was reported that Donnie Yen cast to star in a film based on the game Sleeping Dogs, developed by United Front Games and published by Square-Enix in 2012. To be perfectly honest, the casting of Yen as the game’s protagonist, Wei Shen, makes perfect sense; Sleeping Dogs is essentially a mash-up of numerous films in Yen’s filmography. Taking to Instagram without even saying (while somewhat implying) that the film was in shooting, Yen confirmed that this latest video game-to-film adaptation has entered production. Continue reading Donnie Yen confirms “Sleeping Dogs” Film Adaptation is in Production
Ladies and Gentlemen, I present you the first trailer for the upcoming ‘Lupin the Third’ live-action film. While the music in this trailer is pretty dramatic, which is a pretty strange for a Lupin film adaptation (considering the awesome, AWESOME source material), you will get to see the entire cast of the film, as well as the iconic Fiat 500. ‘Lupin The Third’ is scheduled to hit Japanese theaters on August 30, 2014.
The 7th recognized film translation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, is scheduled to be released on December 25, 2012 (INNNNN THREEEEEE-DDDDDDDDD; why?). The Great Gatsby is an American romantic drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann (director of William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge), and will star Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan, and Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway (the original novel’s narrator). Check out the trailer after the break.
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