Monday, January 14, 2019

First Look Showcase 2019 Presents: The Kid Who Would Be King

The Kid Who Would Be King

 Friday, January 25, 2019

Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING. Alex (Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin (Stewart), take on the wicked enchantress Morgana (Ferguson). With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.


Written and Directed by

Joe Cornish
Produced by

Nira Park, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner
Cast

Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo, Tom Taylor, Rhianna Dorris, Angus Imrie, with Rebecca Ferguson and Patrick Stewart



First Look Showcase 2019 Presents: The Lion King

The Lion King

Friday, July 19, 2019.

Set on the African savannah, the story told of a young lion named Simba who is is cast out into the wilderness after his father, Mufasa, is killed by his evil uncle Scar. Years later, Simba returns to reclaim his throne.

Directed by    Jon Favreau
Produced by   Jon Favreau
    Jeffrey Silver
    Karen Gilchrist


Screenplay by    Jeff Nathanson
Based on    Disney's The Lion King
by Irene Mecchi
Jonathan Roberts
Linda Woolverton



Starring   

    Donald Glover
    Seth Rogen
    Chiwetel Ejiofor
    Billy Eichner
    John Oliver
    Keegan-Michael Key
    Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
    James Earl Jones

First Look Showcase 2019 Presents: Aladdin

Aladdin

Friday, May 24, 2019

“Aladdin” is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, the film is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s “Aladdin.”

“Aladdin” stars Will Smith as the larger-than-life Genie; Mena Massoud as

the charming scoundrel Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine, the beautiful, self-determined princess; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, the powerful sorcerer; Navid Negahban as the Sultan concerned with his daughter’s future; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia, Princess Jasmine’s free-spirited best friend and confidante; Billy Magnussen as the handsome and arrogant suitor Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and captain of the palace guards. The film is produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich with Marc Platt and Kevin De La Noy serving as executive producers. Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and two new songs written by Menken and songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. “Aladdin” hits U.S. theaters on May 24, 2019.



Directed by    Guy Ritchie
Produced by   

    Dan Lin
    Jonathan Eirich

Screenplay by   

    John August
    Guy Ritchie



Based on   

    Disney's Aladdin
    Aladdin and the Magic Lamp from One Thousand and One Nights
    Les mille et une nuits
    by Antoine Galland


Starring   

    Will Smith
    Mena Massoud
    Naomi Scott
    Marwan Kenzari
    Navid Negahban
    Nasim Pedrad
    Billy Magnussen
    Numan Acar

Friday, October 12, 2018

First Look Showcase 2019 Presents: Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel
Walt Disney Pictures
Release: 03/08/2019

Set in the mid-1990s, Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war

between two alien races.

Directed by
Anna Boden
Ryan Fleck

Produced by
Kevin Feige


Screenplay by
Meg LeFauve
Nicole Perlman
Geneva Robertson-Dworet
Liz Flahive
Carly Mensch
Anna Boden
Ryan Fleck




Based on Carol Danvers by Roy Thomas Gene Colan





Starring
Brie Larson
Samuel L. Jackson
Ben Mendelsohn
Djimon Hounsou
Lee Pace
Lashana Lynch
Gemma Chan
Algenis Perez Soto
Rune Temte
Mckenna Grace
Clark Gregg
Jude Law

First Look Showcase 2019 Presents: John Wick 3

John Wick 3
Lionsgate
Release: 05/17/2019


This movie centered around the third installment of the reluctant hitman John Wick, who would like nothing better than to retire and disappear from the eyes and consciousness of his contractors.




First Look Showcase 2019 Presents: Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary
Paramount Pictures
Release: April 5, 2019

Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.


Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz and John Lithgow

Directed By Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer

Executive Produced By Mark Moran

First Look Showcase 2019 Presents: Aladdin

Aladdin
(Walt Disney Pictures)
Release: 05/24/2019

“Aladdin” is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, the film is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s “Aladdin.”


“Aladdin” stars Will Smith as the larger-than-life Genie; Mena Massoud as the charming scoundrel Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine, the beautiful, self-determined princess; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, the powerful sorcerer; Navid Negahban as the Sultan concerned with his daughter’s future; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia, Princess Jasmine’s free-spirited best friend and confidante; Billy Magnussen as the handsome and arrogant suitor Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and captain of the palace guards. The film is produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich with Marc Platt and Kevin De La Noy serving as executive producers. Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and two new songs written by Menken and songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.The film, which was shot on practical stages in London and on location amidst the stunning desert vistas of Jordan, has a talented creative team helping to bring Agrabah to life, including: director of photography Alan Stewart, production designer Gemma Jackson and costume designer Michael Wilkinson.