Warner Bros. has released a third trailer for The Dark Knight Rises, the final chapter in Christopher Nolan’s Batman saga. The new footage continues to show how scary a guy with a jockstrap on his face can be and provides a look at Anne Hathaway in her Catwoman costume.
The Dark Knight stars Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Juno Temple, Josh Pence, Nestor Carbonell and, of course, Tom Hardy as Bane and Christian Bale as the Batman.
The Dark Knight arrives in theaters on July 20, 2012.
Up-and-comer Ali Faulkner (Twilight: Breaking Dawn) is set to star in the psychological thriller The Secret Village. The story centers on two researchers studying an outbreak of mass hysteria in a small village.
The film is directed by something called a Swampy Kandan and costars Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls), Stelio Savante (Starship Troopers Marauder) and Richard Riehle (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3-D).
Faulkner’s horror creds include the cannibal-themed dark comedy Boneboys and the horror-comedy Humans Versus Zombies. She also played bad speller and Volturi secretary Bianca in Twilight: Breaking Dawn — Part One.
She will next be seen as Tricia Wilkes in Matthew Spradlin’s big-screen adaptation of his and Barry Wernick’s comic book “Bad Kids Go to Hell,” about the mysterious murders of six privileged private school students during an eight-hour Saturday morning detention.
IFC Midnight has released a trailer for director Alexandre Courtes’ Asylum Blackout. The film follows a group of aspiring musicians whose day jobs at a madhouse kitchen get too hot too handle when a freak storm shuts down the facility’s electricity, opening the inmates’ cells.
Asylum Blackout stars Rupert Evans (”Paradise Heights”), Kenny Doughty (Elizabeth), Dave Legeno (Snow White and the Huntsman), Richard Brake (Hannibal Rising), Joseph Kennedy (Baseline) and the very sexy Anna Skellern (pictured above), whom horror fans will recognize from The Descent 2 and Siren.
Look for Asylum Blackout in limited theatrical release and VOD on May 4.
Kristen Stewart has signed on to star in Voltage Productions and New School Media’s porn underworld thriller Cali. Set in the San Fernando Valley, the film finds Stewart playing the victim in a fake snuff video she produces with her boyfriend to scam fetish producers out of big money.
The hustle pays off and all goes well up until she has to return to porn valley to rescue her younger sister and must encounter the scumbags they swindled, homicidal porn stars and a killer in a cowboy hat (Max Hardcore, anyone).
Cali is written by 30 Seconds or Less scribe Michael Diliberti and will serve as Stewart’s first producing credit. A director for the project has yet to be named, but it’s expected to go into production in late summer, Variety reports.
Julianne Moore (Seventh Son) is set to play Carrie White’s Christian fundamentalist mother Margaret in MGM and Sony Screen Gems’ new adaptation of Stephen King’s 1974 novel “Carrie,” starring Chloe Moretz (Let Me In) as the tormented telekinetic teen.
Carrie tells the story of a bullied high school girl who develops deadly telepathic powers when she reaches puberty. After suffering a humiliating prank at her school’s prom, she freaks the fuck out and uses her new found skills to punish her classmates and her deranged mother.
King’s novel was first adapted for the big screen in 1976 by Brian De Palma and starred Sissy Spacek as Carrie, Piper Laurie as Margaret White and Amy Irving, William Katt and John Travolta as bullies.
Carrie is directed by Kimberly Peirce (This Film Is Not Yet Rated, Boys Don’t Cry) from a script by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (”Big Love”). The film is expected to arrive in theaters on March 15, 2012.
Warner Bros. Games has unleashed a live-action trailer for NetherRealm Studios’ new Mortal Kombat game, available for the PlayStation Vita on May 1. The promo stars two busty stunners decked out as scantily-clad sisters Mileena and Kitana.
According to the press release, the fighting game is chockfull of new gameplay features and content made exclusively for PlayStation’s new revolutionary handheld system. It all sounds pretty fancy, but I’m A-OK just playing with myself to this trailer over and over again.
Australian supermodel Abbey Lee Kershaw is set to make her feature film acting debut in director George Miller’s long-delayed Mad Max: Fury Road, the fourth installment in the franchise made famous by Academy Award winning actor and blow-job enthusiast Mel Gibson.
According to the Daily Telegraph, Kershaw will play a woman kept in a cage, which could actually mean that she will be one of the Five Wives, a group of women in need of rescue. The film is said to pick up right after the anarchy of Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome.
Attached to the project are Academy Award winner Charlize Theron, Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough, and British actor Tom Hardy as the iconic role of “Mad” Max Rockatansky.
A new Spanish-dubbed trailer for Orphanage director Juan Antonio Bayona’s Impossible has burst online. The film is set in Thailand during the 2004 tsunami that wrecked Southeast Asia and stars Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor as a vacationing couple caught in the flood.
Impossible doesn’t appear to have sharks devouring flood survivors ala Bait, but it promises to be better than Clint Eastwood’s snorefest Hereafter. The film has yet to secure U.S. distribution, but will play in Spain this fall (hence the Spanish-dubbed trailer).
After Dark Films has released a trailer for director Eduardo Rodriguez and screenwriter Gary Spinelli’s Stash House, a home invasion thriller described by producers as a cross between The Strangers and Panic Room.
Briana Evigan (Mother’s Day) and Sean Faris (Never Back Down) star as a married couple terrorized in their newly purchased home by drug lord Dolph Lundgren (Expendables). Jon Huertas (”Castle”) and Alyshia Ochse (”General Hospital”) costar.
Stash House will have a limited theatrical run and be available on VOD on May 11.
School doesn’t just suck, it swallows in director Alex Craig Mann’s upcoming horror-comedy Detention of Dead. “Revenge” starlet Christa B. Allen plays the cheerleader in a group of high school delinquents serving detention during a sudden zombie apocalypse.
Detention of Dead costars Jacob Zachar (”Greek”), Alexa Nikolas (Red State), Jayson Blair (”Hard Times of RJ Berger”), Joseph Porter (Mega Piranha), Chon (Twilight Saga) and Max Adler (”Glee”).
Allen currently stars as rich and brainy party girl Charlotte Grayson, daughter of Victoria Grayson (Madeleine Stowe) on the hit ABC primetime soap “Revenge.” The pretty 20-year-old can also be seen opposite Charisma Carpenter in the psychological thriller Deadly Sibling Rivalry.