We all love the original starring Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli and the incomparable Sir John Gielgud! But this new version starring Russell Brand, Jennifer Garner, and Helen Mirren actually looks interesting! We'll see if Warner Bros. and first-time director Jason Winer can match the brilliance of the original when the film is released April 8th.
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But in the end, the crux of the "X-Men" movies is the relationship between Magneto and Professor X, and two great actors are playing the roles namely Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy.
I'm getting ready to interview Fassbender for the breathtaking "Jane Eyre" so I'll ask him a little sneak peek on "X-Men: First Class." I'll keep y'all posted!
For now, watch the trailer for "X-Men: First Class"
Here's more info on "X-Men: First Class" from Yahoo:
The teenage years of the mutants are explored at the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Adaptation and Sequel
Release Date: June 3rd, 2011 (wide)
Distributors: 20th Century Fox
Cast and Credits
Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Caleb Landry Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Lucas Till
Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Produced by: Gregory Goodman, Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg
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Just saw this film in New York City and loved it! It's the definitive "Jane Eyre" movie of our time! I loved it!
Mia Wasikowska is amazing, so is Michael Fassbender! This is the quintessential "Jane Eyre" film of our generation! Go watch it! Cary Joji Fukunaga is also amazing, I was very, very impressed! Getting ready to interview him and the cast, will post the interviews soon ! But I love, love, love this new "Jane Eyre!"
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*** For my written movie review of "The Eagle," click here
*** Click here for my interview with Channing Tatum for "The Eagle," here for my Jamie Bell interview, and this one for my interview with director Kevin MacDonald
Here's more info on "The Eagle" from Yahoo:
In 2nd-Century Britain, two men - master and slave - venture beyond the edge of the known world on a dangerous and obsessive quest that will push them beyond the boundaries of loyalty and betrayal, friendship and hatred, deceit and heroism.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Art/Foreign, Drama and Adaptation
Running Time: 1 hr. 54 min.
Release Date: February 11th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for battle sequences and some disturbing images.
Distributors: Focus Features
Cast and Credits
Starring: Jamie Bell, Channing Tatum, Mark Strong, Tahar Rahim, Donald Sutherland
Directed by: Kevin MacDonald
Produced by: Tessa Ross, Miles Ketley, Charles Moore
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Scriptwriter Melissa Rosenberg is leaving a coven of vampires for another set of immortal beings, the Scottish highlanders. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the "Twilight" scribe is in negotiations to write a remake of "Highlander." As you may remember, the original came out in 1986 starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery and Clancy Brown.
Justin Lin, the guy who gave us the last three "Fast and Furious" movies is set to direct.
I love the original film, so the big question, will Rosenberg be able to give justice? We'll see, don't judge her from her "Twilight" expertise, Rosenberg came from the "Dexter" family after all.
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