Opening in theaters on February 12th is the new science fiction action film from director Jose Padilha (Elite Squad) entitled RoboCop, which is a reboot of the classic '80s movie of the same name. The film stars Joel Kinnaman (Easy Money) in the title role, as well as Academy Award-nominee Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Michael Keaton (Batman), Abbie Cornish (Sucker Punch), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Michael K. Williams (12 Years a Slave), Jennifer Ehle (Contagion), Jay Baruchel (Goon), Marianne Jean-Baptist (Takers), and Samuel L. Jackson (Reasonable Doubt).
IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the opportunity to attend the Los Angeles press conference for RoboCop, to hear what Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman and Abbie Cornish had to say about the film. Kinnaman and Cornish discussed their new movie, why they wanted to be in it, working with director Jose Padilha, and what Kinnaman learned about his character from wearing the RoboCop costume, while Oldman talked about his character, the script, and similarities to Frankenstein.
This summer's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes continues the prequel continuity established in 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, following Caesar the ape-revolutionary as he builds a simian civilization.
The prequel-sequel introduces a whole new cast of human characters to oppose Caesar. None other than Gary Oldman has revealed some potentially spoilery details about the human characters, his role, and how Dawn of the Planet of the Apes paves the way for Planet of the Apes.
The Batman prequel series has found its lead, casting a familiar television presence to play a pre-commissioner James Gordon on Gotham.
Warner Bros. Television officially announced that Ben McKenzie will star in the pilot episode as Batman's future BFF.
Gary Oldman is an insanely talented actor who regularly appears in genre fare, including huge franchises.
So it's actually shocking that it has taken this long for end up in the pile of actors who could maybe – just maybe – show up in Star Wars: Episode VII when it finally hits theaters on December 18, 2015.
A week before it opens Stateside, and I've finally accepted that there's a RoboCop remake.
Over the last several years, I've slowly but surely cycled through the devoted fan's version of the five stages of grief, from denial all the way to this peaceful place of calm, reasonable acceptance.
A two-part featurette clocking in at about five and a half minutes total finally got me over that last emotional hump.
Now that some clips have shown Joel Kinnaman's RoboCop ripping, running, and hopping around like Spider-Man, a quartet of new snippets from the RoboCop remake put a spotlight on supporting players Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, and Jennifer Ehle.
Six months out from the theatrical debut of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Matt Reeves is already on board to direct and co-write the third installment in Fox's prequel series.
The apes have risen. Now comes the really hard part for humanity.
A teaser trailer for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has marched across the Golden Gate Bridge and is now glowering from Muir Woods alongside Caesar, the hyper-intelligent ape who kicked off the apocalypse.
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Summit Entertainment has released the first two stills from the film, showing off Hardy, Oldman, and Noomi Rapace in the dramatic thriller.
An international trailer for the RoboCop remake explicitly asks what kind of life a detective could have as a piece of a corporate hardware.
It also answers that question, implicitly saying, "A totally badass one where he gets to hop around like Spider-Man, shoot big guns, and ride a RoboCycle."