Tuesday, October 29, 2019

New Movie Trailers: THE GRUDGE, KNIVES OUT, CODE 8 and More


Today we have new trailers for:
  • THe horror film "The Grudge", a new American remake of Takashi Shimizu's Japanese horror classic "Ju-On: The Grudge". The film is produced by Sam Raimi and Nicolas Pesce ("The Eyes of My Mother") writes and directs. The cast features Andrea Riseborough, Demian Bichir, John Cho, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye and Jacki Weaver.
  • Rian Johnson's murder-mystery film "Knives Out" starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer, Ana de Armas and more.
  • The sci-fi action thriller "Code 8" starring real-life cousins Stephen Amell ("Arrow") and Robbie Amell ("The Flash"). The film is directed by Jeff Chan and written by Chris Pare, the team behind the viral short "Call of Duty: Operation Kingfish". The film is based on a proof-of-concept short of the same name, which launched a successful crowdfunding campaign.
  • The true story crime thriller "Mob Town" starring David Arquette ("Scream"), Jennifer Esposito ("Blue Bloods"), Jamie-Lynn Sigler ("The Sopranos") and Robert Davi ("Die Hard"). Actor Danny A. Abeckaser ("The Irishman") produced and directed the film and also co-stars.
  • The quirky drama "Little Joe" starring Emily Beecham ("Into the Badlands") and Ben Whishaw ("A Very English Scandal"). The film is directed and co-written by Australian filmmaker Jessica Hausner ("Amour Fou"). For her performance in this film, Beecham won the Best Actresss Award at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
  • The horror movie "The Shed" from indie filmmaker Frank Sabatella. The film stars Jay Jay Warren ("Bosch"), Cody Kostro ("City on a Hill") and newcomer Sofia Happonen.

Watch all the new trailers after the jump.

The Grudge (January 3, 2020)


Director: Nicolas Pesce

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Demian Bichir, John Cho, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye, Jacki Weaver


"Producer Sam Raimi brings us a twisted new take of the horror classic. Directed by Nicolas Pesce, THE GRUDGE is based on the film "Ju-On: The Grudge" written and directed by Takashi Shimizu.
A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death."

Knives Out (November 27, 2019)


Director: Rian Johnson

Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer, Ana de Armas, Don Johnson, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Riki Lindhome, Edi Patterson, Raul Castillo, Noah Segan, Frank Oz, M. Emmet Walsh


"Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect.

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

With an all-star ensemble cast, KNIVES OUT is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end."

Code 8 (December 13, 2019 - in theaters and on VOD)


Director: Jeff Chan

Starring: Stephen Amell, Robbie Amell, Sung Kang, Laysla De Oliveira, Kari Matchett, Alex Mallari Jr., Greg Bryk, Peter Outerbridge


"In a world where 4 percent of the population is born with varying supernatural abilities, a desperate young man possessing special powers clashes with a militarized police force after committing a series of crimes. Based on the short film."

Mob Town (December 13, 2019 - in theaters and VOD)


Director: Danny A. Abeckaser

Starring: David Arquette, Jennifer Esposito, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Robert Davi, Danny A. Abeckaser, P.J. Byrne, Anthony DeSando, Sasha Feldman


"Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 "mob summit" in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese (Robert Davi), more than 50 leaders of the organized crime syndicates from around the country converged on the sleepy town to discuss upcoming expansion plans. Their plans are foiled when local police trooper Ed Croswell (David Arquette) discovers their activities and, consequently, exposes the mob to the American public. Croswell's actions shed light on the massive web of corruption and changed the face of law enforcement forever."

Little Joe (December 6, 2019 - U.S.)


Director: Jessica Hausner

Starring: Emily Beecham, Ben Whishaw, Kerry Fox, Kit Connor


"LITTLE JOE follows Alice (Emily Beecham), a single mother and dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy.

Against company policy, Alice takes one home as a gift for her teenage son, Joe. They christen it "Little Joe." But as their plant grows, so too does Alice's suspicion that her new creation may not be as harmless as its nickname suggests."

The Shed (November 15, 2019 - in theaters and on VOD)


Director: Frank Sabatella

Starring: Jay Jay Warren, Cody Kostro, Sofia Happonen, Timothy Bottoms, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Frank Whaley


"Stan and his best friend Dommer have put up with bullies their entire lives. All of that changes when Stan discovers he has a murderous vampire living in his shed. Seeing the bloodshed and destruction the monster is capable of, Stan knows he has to find a way to destroy it. But Dommer has a much more sinister plan in mind."


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