First Look – Images from David Ayer’s World War II Drama “Fury”

People has our first look at David Ayer’s World War II drama entitled Fury. Here is an official synopsis  (via IMDbPro): “April, 1945. A battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Wardaddy and his men face odds in their attempts to strike at Nazi Germany.”

Fury has quite an extensive cast that includes Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña, Scott Eastwood, Jason Isaacs, and Xavier Samuel. Ayer talked about the role Pitt has in the film and explained to People: “He’s playing this badass, hard, tough, intense guy. It’s a different kind of role for him.”Fury - #1

These new stills give us a closer look at the rough and realistic nature of the film. According to People, film took 68 days to shoot and the cast spent most of those days in confined settings to realistically portray the atmosphere of a U.S. Army tank.

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Would you be interested in seeing Fury when it is theatrically released on November 14?

Sources: People and IMDbPro

Movie Exclusive – New Full Length Trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah”

A thrilling and action-packed new trailer has been released for the Darren Aronofsky-directed adventure, Noah. This trailer shows some footage that has already been released in previous trailers. We do, however, get a deeper look at the ark and the animals that join Noah and his family. Plus, we get a closer glimpse at the flood event.

Photo by Niko Tavernise for Paramount Pictures (via IMDb)
Photo by Niko Tavernise for Paramount Pictures (via IMDb)

Although Noah is based off of the classic biblical story of Noah’s Ark, it is going to focus in on details of the story and have a more gritty and realistic feel to it. The overall purpose of the ark will be slightly different and it will not be used to travel. Instead, the ark will simply be used to stay safe during the major weather event. Watch the exhilarating new trailer below:

Noah has quite an extensive cast and stars Russell Crowe, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, and Anthony Hopkins. Plus, actors Douglas Booth, Kevin Durand, Martin Csokas, Mark Margolis, Sami Gayle, and Madison Davenport also star in this epic.

What do you think of this new trailer? Are you interested in seeing Noah when it hits theaters on March 28, 2014?

Photo by Niko Tavernise for Paramount Pictures (via IMDb)
Photo by Niko Tavernise for Paramount Pictures (via IMDb)

Sources: YouTube, Collider and IMDbPro

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?

TrulyLuminary’s Set Sightings – “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters”

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters has finally hit theaters and fans seem to be very happy with the results! Personally, I thought that the film was very well done and I enjoyed the several aspects of the film including the acting, the story, the visual effects, and the beautiful set and prop design.

As most fans may know, most of this sequel was shot in studio and on various locations in Vancouver, British Columbia.  The set for Camp Half-Blood was located at a local park and I was lucky enough to go and get an exclusive look at this stunning and realistic set a few days before they started filming.

Unfortunately, the set has already been deconstructed as they finished using it just over a year ago, but I still have some great photos to share with you! Of course, I had to wait until the movie came out in order to publish them. These exclusive photos show some of the set details and different aspects of the expansive Camp Half-Blood set!

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What do you think of these exclusive photos? Have you gone to see Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters in theaters yet? If so, what did you think of the highly awaited sequel?

Movie Exclusive – Fifteen Images for “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters”

Fans of the Percy Jackson series have been waiting just over three years to finally get a sequel to the first film, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. As the release date for the highly awaited sequel, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, is fast approaching Twentieth Century Fox is busy promoting the film.

Fifteen new images from the film have recently been published online. These new stills give us a glimpse at some of the major action sequences from the film. Plus, there are several images that give fans a closer look at some props that have been beautifully crafted by the props team.

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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is directed by Thor Freudenthal and stars Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson, Jake Abel, Stanley Tucci, Douglas Smith, Leven Rambin, Missi Pyle, Anthony Head, Nathan Fillion, and Yvette Nicole Brown.

Check out these wonderful new stills in the gallery below! Are you excited that Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters in finally going to be theatrically released on August 7, 2013? Who is your favorite demigod? Would you like to train at Camp Half-Blood?

Source: Percy Jackson Facebook Page

First Look – Six New Images for Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah”

Six new images have been revealed for director Darren Aronofsky’s next major motion picture, Noah. These new images from the highly anticipated film feature Russell Crowe, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, and Anthony Hopkins.

Aronofsky has also directed films such as Black Swan and The Wrestler and has produced several other critically acclaimed films. He is a very talented film maker and tends to be involved in many different aspects of the movies he makes. For Noah, Aronofsky was one of the screenwriters who worked on the script and is on of six producers.

Although Noah is based off of the classic biblical story of Noah’s Ark, it is going to focus in on details of the story and have a more gritty and realistic feel to it. According to an article on Collider, the overall purpose of the ark will be different in this adaptation. Instead of the ark being a ship for travelling in, the ark is designed to simply prevail against the flood.

In addition, the costumes are also quite different compared to what is usually portrayed in the biblical tale, adding more to the gritty feeling Aronofsky and his team were aiming for.

Noah also stars Douglas Booth, Kevin Durand, Martin Csokas, Mark Margolis, Sami Gayle, and Madison Davenport. What do you think of these new images in the gallery below? Are you a fan of Aronofsky’s work as a director? Will you be seeing Noah when it hits theaters March 28, 2014?

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Russell Crowe as Noah

 

Sources: Collider and IMDbPro

Movie Exclusive – Action-Packed New Trailer Released for “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters”

A stunning and action-packed new trailer has been released for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters! This new trailer gives us a deeper and broader look at the overall storyline for the film. In addition, it captures the essence of the journey Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) and his fellow demigods embark on in this film.

Some of the scenes we have had a chance to see already in previous trailers, but there are several new scenes that will leave Percy Jackson fans excited for the film to finally hit theaters August 7, 2013! Watch the exciting and action-packed trailer here.

For those who may need a refresher or are unfamiliar with the story of Sea of Monsters, here is an official synopsis:

Percy Jackson has had an unnervingly quiet school year. But then he discovers that the magical borders protecting Half Blood Hill are failing. Unless something is done, the camp will be attacked by demons and monsters. The only way to restore power to the camp’s borders and to save their home is to find the mythical Golden Fleece. And the only who can undertake this dangerous quest are Percy and his friends. Embarking on a treacherous odyssey into the uncharted waters of the Sea of Monsters (known to humans as the Bermuda Triangle), they battle terrifying creatures, an army of zombies, and the ultimate Evil.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters was directed by Thor Freudenthal and also stars Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson, Leven Rambin, Douglas Smith, Jake Abel, Stanley Tucci, Missi Pyle, Anthony Head, Nathan Fillion, and Yvette Nicole Brown.

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Source: YouTube