First Clip from Ian McKellen’s Mr. Holmes

Mr. HolmesWell, this is delightful. Ian McKellen has shared a first clip of himself as elderly, retired Sherlock Holmes in upcoming movie Mr. Holmes, based on novel A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin. It also features Milo Parker as Roger, Holmes’s housekeeper’s son. McKellen also shared the teaser poster. The movie premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival yesterday. No word on a general release date, but I’ll keep you posted.


TV Updates: Resurrection, About a Boy, Rosemary’s Baby, & More

ResurrectionAt left you can see the official first poster for ABC spring show Resurrection, based on Jason Mott’s The Returned. Head to THR for a bigger version.

Tony Hale has been cast as Marcus’s dad in About a Boy.

Rosemary’s Baby has added Carole Bouquet and Christina Cole.

HBO has optioned William Barnhardt’s novel Lookaway, Lookaway.

Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s These Broken Stars has been optioned by Eric Balfour’s production company.

Movie Updates: Noah, Galveston, Captain America, & More

NoahHere’s your first look at the poster for Russell Crowe’s Noah. Head to HitFix for a bigger version.

Matthias Schoenaerts will star in the adaptation of Nic Pizzolatto’s Galveston.

Emily Mortimer and Julianne Nicholson have been cast in Ten Thousand Saints.

Anthony and Joe Russo will reportedly return to direct the third Captain America movie.

The adaption of Between Shades of Gray has a writer and director, and I’m scared/hopeful about how that movie will come out.

We’ve also got a director and writers for the Choose Your Own Adventure movie, the concept of which still confuses me.

First Poster for Fifty Shades of Grey

50 Shades of GreyFifty Shades of Grey won’t be in theaters for a little over a year yet – Valentine’s Day, 2015 – but Universal has already released the first poster for the movie. (You can see a bigger version at Deadline.) Interestingly, it features only Jamie Dornan as Christian, and from the back – no face, and no Dakota Johnson (Ana) at all. The tagline: “Mr. Grey will see you now.” What do you think, book fans?

First Poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

MockingjaySome of us (okay, me) just finally saw Catching Fire, but promotion is already ramping up for the third Hunger Games movie, Mockingjay – Part 1. Lionsgate has released the first officially poster for the movie; see a larger version at The Hollywood Reporter here or by clicking on the thumbnail. None of the characters are shown, but there is a big glorious mockingjay symbol, as you’d expect. The movie will hit theaters on November 21st.

Movie News: Fifty Shades, Fantastic Four, Peter Pan, Divergent, Catching Fire, & More