Monday, September 26, 2011

They're Coming

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) & The Hobbit: There and Back Again (2013)
directed by Peter Jackson are being filmed simultaneously with Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield.

Dark Shadows (2012)
directed by Tim Burton with Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins, Michelle Pfeiffer as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, Johnny Lee Miller as Roger Collins, Helena Bonham Carter as Dr. Julia Hoffman, and Eva Green as Angelique Bouchard, based on the TV series Dark Shadows (1966).

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

directed by Christian Nolan with Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle, and Gary Oldman as James Gordon.

Frankenweenie (2012)
directed by Tim Burton with the voices of Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Conchata Ferrel, based on Frankenweenie (1984)

also by Tim Burton which itself was based on Frankenstein (1931)
directed by James Whale with Boris Karloff which was based on the book Frankenstein published by Mary Shelley in 1823.

The Raven (2012)
Directed by James McTeigue with Alice Eve as Virginia Clemm Poe, John Cusack as Edgar Allen Poe, and Luke Evans as Detective Emmett Fields.

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2012)
Directed by Tommy Wirkola with Jeremy Renner as Hansel, Gemma Arterton as Gretel, Peter Stormare as Sheriff Berringer, Famke Janssen as Muriel.

Jack the Giant Killer (2012)
Directed by Bryan Singer with Ewan McGregor as Elmont, Nicholas Hoult as Jack, Bill Nighy and John Kassir as Fallon, and Stanley Tucci as Lord Roderick.

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Directed by newcomer Rupert Sanders with Kristen Stewart as Snow White, Chris Hemsworth as Eric the huntsman, Charlize Theron as Ravenna the evil queen, and Eddie Izzard as Tiberious the dwarf.

Emily the Strange (2013)
Directed by Chris Meledandri with Chloë Grace Moretz as Emily.

The Seventh Son (2013)
directed by Sergey Bodrov with Julianne Moore as mother Malkin, Jeff Bridges as Master Gregory, Ben Barnes as Tom, Alicia Vikander as Alice.

R.I.P.D. (2013)
R.I.P.D, which stands for Rest In Peace Department is directed by Robert Schwentke with Ryan Reynolds as Nick Cruz, Kevin Bacon as villian, Jeff Bridges as Roy Powell, Mary-Louise Parker as Proctor, and Robert Knepper as Deado.

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