Cannes 2013 – Red Carpet Photos from “The Bling Ring” Premiere and Festival Panel

Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring premiered at day two of the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival and photos of the red carpet event, a cast photo call, and a Festival Panel have hit the web!

Cast members Emma Watson,  Taissa Farmiga,  Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, and Claire Alys Julien were present for both the photo call and the major premiere event. However, cast members Erin Daniels, Gavin Rossdale, Kirsten Dunst, Leslie Mann, and Maika Monroe were not present.

As previously reported, Coppola wrote the screenplay and directed the film, which is based on real events, The story follows a group of fame-obsessed teenagers who use the Internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts and to try to rob their homes. Plus, it was also recently announced that The Bling Ring will be theatrically released on June 14, 2013. 

Are you interested in seeing this film? Do you enjoy Sofia Coppola’s work as a director? What do you think of the cast behind this film? What do you think of Watson’s choice to be a part of this movie?

Take a look at the photos from The Bling Ring events at Cannes in the gallery and share your thoughts in the comments below!

Emma Watson, Israel Broussard, Katie Chang and Claire Alys Julien
Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Claire Alys Julien, and Emma Watson

Sources: ET Canada and IMDbPro

Movie Exclusive – New Images from Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring”

Fans of director Sofia Coppola will be excited to know that some exclusive images have been released for her next project entitled The Bling Ring. This film has an amazing cast that includes Emma Watson, Kirsten Dunst, Leslie Mann, Taissa Farmiga, Erin Daniels, Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, Maika Monroe, Claire Alys Julien, and Gavin Rossdale.

Coppola wrote the screenplay and directed the film, which is based on real events, The story follows a group of fame-obsessed teenagers who use the Internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts and to try to rob their homes. When the first image was released last June, the film still did not have an official release date. However, it was recently announced that The Bling Ring will be hitting theaters June 14, 2013. 

Today is actually Emma Watson’s birthday, so I would like to just wish her a Happy Birthday! Watson won the Trailblazer Award last night at the MTV Movie Awards for her work in the film industry. Personally, I thought that the speeches and tribute to her work was very well done and captured her career so far quite nicely.

Take a look at these exclusive images from The Bling Ring below and if you have not seen the first teaser trailer for the film, you can watch it here. What do you think of the trailer? What do you think of these new images? Does The Bling Ring look like a film you may be interested in watching?

The Bling Ring - poster

Sources: Collider, IMDbPro, and YouTube

“Dead Man Down” Gets a Release Date

FilmDistrict will release revenge thriller Dead Man Down in theaters April 5, 2013.

Director Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – Swedish version) and Noomi Rapace will be working together again for this film. Other cast members Rapace will be starring opposite of are Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard and Dominic Cooper.

Farrell plays a professional killer and right-hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City. When he’s seduced and blackmailed by a crime victim seeking retribution (Rapace), their intense relationship leads them to plot violent and cathartic plan for revenge.

Would you be interesting in this film? Do you think Rapace and Farrell will work well together?

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Source: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news

Exclusive Trailer – “Monsters University”

Now for those of you who have kids, young cousins, or if you are just a kid at heart, you will probably enjoy this trailer. Disney’s Pixar Animation Studios had a hit with their 2001 film Monsters, Inc. and will be releasing a prequel called Monsters University in June of 2013.

There has been a great new trailer released for the prequel: http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/disney/monstersuniversity/

This new Pixar film follows Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan in their years at University. In Monsters, Inc. Mike and Sulley were an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the caseFrom the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. Monsters University unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.

I hope you enjoy this trailer! Are you looking forward to seeing this movie?