Fans of Robert Rodriguez's ground breaking neo-noir anthology, Sin City, will be disappointed today as it is revealed that the long-awaited sequel, sub-titled A Dame to Kill For, has been delayed by a massive ten months; pushing it into a late summer release date in August 2014. Considering it has taken eight years to get this movie made, another ten months won't kill anyone.
Another poster for Nicolas Winding Refn's hyper-violent follow-up to Drive shows off a sun-kissed and youthful looking Kristin Scott Thomas.
Tom Hardy is going to star in what could be Takashi Miike's (13 Assassins) English-language film debut, The Outsider.
Can we just address how lucky are we to live in an age where we no longer have to wait years for a new Paul Thomas Anderson film? After 2007's There Will Be Blood, we had an agonising four-year wait until his magnificent The Master arrived. No more four-year waits for us, Anderson is filming his next film right now and we have the set photos to prove it.
“Vigilante justice?” queries Foxy Brown's boyfriend Michael (Terry Carter) at one point. “It's as American as apple piece,” she replies. And we see the proof of the pudding when Michael – who happens to be an undercover vice cop – is fingered by Foxy's brother Link (Antonio Fargas) to a crime cartel and promptly murdered. A quick change of wigs, and Foxy is infiltrating the organization as a would-be call girl, name of Misty Cotton, and throwing a spanner in its works by sexually humiliating a judge whom it had hoped to co-opt. And that's only the beginning of her vengeance. Right on, sista!
Fresh off the stove is director Ryuhei Kitamura's noisome slasher No One Lives, which explores the tidings of a clan of hooligans and the resolve of one superman thirsting for vengeance. The story begins with an ordinarily couple, Betty (Laura Ramsey) and a man known only as Driver (Luke Evans) lazily enjoying their stay in a shoddy motel. The couple visit a local diner, where they encounter a family of lawless, reckless gangsters.
Irascible by nature, Richard Kulkinski is easily seduced into the life of a man who kills without remorse. Employed by seedy, merciless kingpin Roy Demeo (Ray Liotta), and fueled by an unremitting rage, Richard becomes a one man supplier of dark justice and bloody resolution. His modus is as his disturbing as his emotionless complexion, to lure victims to a confined space, gain their trust, and then murder them.
Steven Soderbergh's last film before he takes a break – Behind The Candelabra – is shaping up to be a big hit. Michael Douglas as Liberace – who would have ever thought it? And while Behind The Candelabra will be his last film before retirement, he still has plans for TV directing.
The first trailer for the Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal thriller Prisoners has just landed and you can take a look at it below.
Dennis Lehane has already had a fair few of his books turned into excellent films (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone and Shutter Island). And, following the success of Shutter Island, Lehane is set to team up with Leonardo DiCaprio on the film adaptation of Travis McGee, which is based on the John D. MacDonald mystery novel series.