TrulyLuminary Exclusive – Movies to Look Forward to in 2014

Although 2013 has been an amazing year for the world of movies, 2014 is promising to be yet another amazing year. Here is a list of the films that we are looking forward to here at TrulyLuminary:

1) Her

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Scarlett Johansson

Director: Spike Jonze

Release Date: Friday, January 10th

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2) August: Osage County

Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Sam Shepard, Juliette Lewis, Julianne Nichols, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Cooper, Abigal Breslin, Dermot Mulroney

Director: John Wells

Release Date: Friday, January 10th

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3) Gimme Shelter 

Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, James Earl Jones, Ann Dowd, Dascha Polanco

Director: Ron Krauss

Release Date: Friday, January 24th

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4) That Awkward Moment

Cast: Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Imogen Poots, Mackenzie Davis, Jessica Lucas

Director: Tom Gormican

Release Date: Friday, January 31st

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5) The Lego Movie

Cast: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

Release Date: Friday, February 7th

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6) The Monuments Men 

Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, John Goodman

Director: George Clooney

Release Date: Friday, February 7th

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7) One Chance

Cast: James Corden, Alexandra Roach, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper

Director: David Frankel

Release Date: Friday, February 7th

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8) Winter’s Tale

Cast: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Eva Marie Saint, Russell Crowe, Ripley Sobo, Mckayla Twiggs

Director: Akiva Goldsman

Release Date: Friday, February 14th

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9) Pompeii

Cast: Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Paz Vega, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris, Kiefer Sutherland

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

Release Date: Friday, February 21st

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10) The Grand Budapest Hotel

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Ralph Finnes, Lea Seydoux, Jude Law, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jeff Goldblum, Tom Wilkinson

Director: Wes Anderson

Release Date: Friday, March 7th

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11) Divergent

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, Tony Goldwyn, Ashley Judd, Kate Winslet

Director: Neil Burger

Release Date: Friday, March 21st

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12) Noah

Cast: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins, Logan Lerman

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Release Date: Friday, March 28th

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13) Neighbors

Cast: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz

Director: Nicholas Stoller

Release Date: Friday, May 9th

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14) Godzilla

Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Sally Hawkins, Juliette Binoche, Ken Watanabe, David Strathaim, Victor Rasuk, CJ Adams, Richard T. Jones

Director: Gareth Edwards

Released Date: Friday, May 16th

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15) X-Men: Days of Future Past 

Cast: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen

Director: Bryan Singer

Release Date: Friday, May 23rd

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16) Maleficent

Cast: Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville

Director: Robert Stromberg

Release Date: Friday, May 30th

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17) The Fault in Our Stars

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern, Nat Wolff, Lotte Verbeek, Sam Trammell, Mike Birbiglia, Emily Peachey, Milica Govich, David Whalen

Director: Josh Boone

Release Date: Friday, June 6th

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18) How to Train Your Dragon 2

Cast: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig

Director: Dean DeBlois

Release Date: Friday, June 13th

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19) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 

Cast: Gary Oldman, Angela Kerecz, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Judy Greer, Jason Clarke, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Toby Kebbell, Kevin Rankin

Director: Matt Reeves

Release Date: Friday, July 11th

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20) The Giver

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Alexander Skarsgard, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan, Emma Tremblay

Director: Philip Noyce

Release Date: Friday, August 15th

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21) The Maze Runner

Cast: Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario, Patricia Clarkson, Aml Ameen, Jacob Latimore, Ki Hong Lee, Don McManus, Chris Sheffield, Blake Cooper, Joe Adler, Dexter Darden

Director: Wes Ball

Release Date: Friday, September 19th

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22) The Boxtrolls

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Toni Collette, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan, Simon Pegg

Directors: Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable

Release Date: Friday, September 26th

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23) Gone Girl

Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Missi Pyle, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Kim Dickens, Casey Wilson, Patrick Fugit

Director: David Fincher

Release Date: Friday, October 3rd

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24) Interstellar 

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, Wes Bentley, Topher Grace, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, David Oyelowo

Director: Christopher Nolan

Release Date: Friday, November 7th

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25) Fury

Cast: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs, Michael Pena, Scott Eastwood, Xavier Samuel, Brad William Henke, Jim Parrack

Director: David Ayer

Release Date: Wednesday, November 12th

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26) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Sam Claflin, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, Lily Rabe, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert Knepper, Stef Dawson, Elden Henson, Evan Ross, Mahershala Ali, Wes Chatham, Patina Miller

Director: Francis Lawrence

Release Date: Friday, November 21st

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27) Exodus

Cast: Christian Bale, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, John Tuturro, Indira Vama, Maria Valverde, Emun Elliott

Director: Ridley Scott

Release Date: Friday, December 12th

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28) Annie 

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Rose Byrne, Cameron Diaz, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Zayas

Director: Will Gluck

Release Date: Friday, December 19th

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29) The Hobbit: There and Back Again

Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, John Bell, Jed Brophy, Luke Evans, Aidan Turner, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, James Nesbitt

Director: Peter Jackson

Release Date: Wednesday, December 17th

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30) Into the Woods

Cast: Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Billy Magnussen, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone

Director: Rob Marshall

Release Date: Thursday, December 25th

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Are you looking forward to any of the movies on this list? Are there any movies that aren’t on this list that you want to see? Do you think 2014 will be a strong year for movies?

Movie Exclusive – Full-Length Trailer Released for “Pompeii”

A fantastic full-length trailer for director and producer Paul W.S. Anderson’s Pompeii has been released. This exhilarating new trailer gives us a deeper look at the Mount Vesuvius drama.

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Pompeii is set in 79 A.D. and follows Milo (Kit Harington), a slave who is forced to fight as a gladiator. However, his journey is quite intense as he faces adversity and challenges along the way.

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He falls in love with Cassia (Emily Browning), a daughter of a wealthy merchant who is being forced to marry a corrupt Roman Senator. Milo and Cassia must find a way to save each other from their fates. Mount Vesuvius begins to erupt and Milo must save his beloved home of Pompeii and Cassia. 

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This trailer showcases the stunning sets and the unique period world that Anderson and his production team has created. Plus, we get detailed looks at gorgeous costume and hair pieces.

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Pompeii also stars Kiefer Sutherland, Carrie-Anne Moss, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Paz Vega, Jessica Lucas, and Jared Harris. Are you interested in seeing Pompeii when it hits theaters on February 21, 2014? What do you think of this new trailer? What do you think of the cast involved in this project?

 Watch the trailer below:

Sources: IMDbPro and YouTube

Six New Stills and an Exclusive Clip for “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”

Those of you who are fans of Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instrument series must be getting excited as there are only fifteen (15) more days until The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones film hits theaters!

Six amazing new stills from the highly anticipated movie have recently been released. These six new images feature pivotal moments in the popular story. Fans of the novel may recognize some of the moments shown in the new photos.

Watch an exclusive five minute clip via Yahoo! Movies here. This is definitely clip is full of action and reveals who Clary and Jace first meet each other.

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones has a talented cast that includes Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Kevin Zegers, Lena Headey, Kevin Durand, Aidan Turner, Jemima West, Godfrey Gao, CCH Pounder, Jared Harris, and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers. Plus, Harald Zwart directed the film and the screenplay was penned by Jessica Postigo Paquette.

Will you be going to see The Mortal Instruments when it hits theaters August 21, 2013? Who is your favorite character in the series? Do you think the cast will bring a lot to this film franchise?

Source: Page to Premiere and Yahoo! Movies

Movie Exclusive – Thirteen New Stills for “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” Revealed!

Fans of The Mortal Instruments series who are counting down the days until the movie releases, will be glad to hear that thirteen (13) new exclusive stills have been revealed!

These exciting new stills give us a deeper glimpse into the film and the relationships among the characters. In several of the new images, we see the relationship forming between Clary Fray (Lily Collins) and Jace Wayland (Jamie Campbell Bower). We also get a look at the friendship Clary forms with Isabelle Lightwood (Jemima West). Finally, there are several group shots from the action scenes in which Clary and her fellow shadowhunters are in the midst of battle. Take a look at them all in the gallery below!

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is directed by Harald Zwart and also stars Robert Sheehan, Kevin Zegers, Godfrey Gao, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Lena Headey, Kevin Durand, and CCH Pounder.  Are you looking forward to seeing Mortal Instruments when it releases theatrically on August 21, 2013? What do you think of these new images from the film?

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Sources: Page to Premiere and Jamie-Bower.de

Final Two Character Posters Released for “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”

The final character posters for the movie adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones have officially been released! These two new posters feature the brother-sister duo, Alec and Isabelle Lightwood (Kevin Zegers and Jemima West). Of course, the posters also allow us another glimpse at Zegers and West as their characters and we get a stronger idea of how their characters are being portrayed in the film.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones also stars Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Lena Headey, Robert Sheehan, Godfrey Gao, Kevin Durand, and CCH Pounder. Fans may also be excited to hear that the release date has been changed and  Mortal Instruments now hits theaters August 21 instead of August 23! 

What do you think of these new character posters? What do you think of the cast behind this film? Are you looking forward to seeing this when it hits theaters near you? Are you happy that the release date has been changed to an earlier date?

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Finally, here is a gallery for you to take a look at all of the previous posters as well.

Sources: Mundie Moms and Fangirlish

Movie Exclusive – “Mortal Instruments” Character Poster Featuring Magnus Bane Revealed

Fans of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones will be excited to see a new poster for the movie adaptation! This new poster features Godfrey Gao as the warlock Magnus Bane.

Here is an official synopsis for Mortal Instruments:

Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (Lily Collins), discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother (Lena Headey), Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures. Based on the worldwide best-selling book series.

If you have missed them, check out the previous character posters of Clary Fray (Collins) and Jace Wayland (Jamie Campbell Bower) here and Simon Lewis (Robert Sheehan) and Valentine Morgenstern (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) here.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones also stars Kevin Zegers, Lena Headey, Kevin Durand, CCH Pounder, and Jemima West and hits theaters August 23, 2013.

What do you think of this new character poster? Are you hoping more posters will be released? Who is your favorite character in the Mortal Instruments series? Are you counting down the days left until the movie hits theaters?

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Source: Mortal Instruments Facebook page

 

Movie Exclusive – New Character Posters for “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”

Sony Pictures is going to be picking up advertising and promotional activity as the summer release of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones gets closer.  The studio has recently released two new character posters via the Mortal Instruments Facebook page.

These new posters feature actors Robert Sheehan as his character Simon Lewis and Jonathan Rhys Meyers as his character Valentine Morgenstern. If you missed them, take a look at the first two exclusive character posters here. Plus, for those of you unfamiliar with the story here is an official synopsis:

Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (Lily Collins), discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother (Lena Headey), Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures. Based on the worldwide best-selling book series.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones also stars Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers,  Godfrey Gao, Lena Headey, Kevin Durand, CCH Pounder, and Jemima West and is in theaters August 23, 2013.

What do you think of these new posters? Are you a fan of Cassandra Clare’s series? Do you think that the Mortal Instruments will be a successful film franchise?

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Source: Mortal Instruments Facebook page and Collider