This means that the comparisons between actresses Rooney Mara and Noomi Rapace will be inevitable. But judging from recent pictures released, Mara really looks to be dialling up that attitude. We're really hoping for her to kick ass in the movie, out in December.
Disney has set a July 26, 2013 release date for Thor 2. Disney and Marvel have already slotted the Robert Downey Jr-starrer Iron Man 3 to open May 3, 2013.
The shoot for Nanking began in January and wrapped this month, with recent Oscar winner Christian Bale in the lead -- the first major Hollywood star to come aboard a big Chinese release. In the film, Bale plays an American tasked with saving a mix of Chinese schoolgirls and local courtesans. About 40 percent of the dialogue will be in English.
Stieg Larsson's award-winning crime novel The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, the first in his celebrated Millennium series, has already been adapted for the screen in 2009. Directed by Niels Arden Oplev, the swedish produced film is generally regarded as the best in the trilogy.
When a Hollywood remake of the swedish film was initially announced, fans of the novel were antagonistic towards it. When David Fincher was attached to the project, however, popular opinion started swaying the other way, what with him winning worldwide acclaim with The Social Network.
Now, the first trailer for the American version is out, and we love how studio execs decided to market it as "the feel bad movie of Christmas". Not to mention that Rooney Mara (also of The Social Network fame) manages to look both edgy AND hot at the time. What do you guys think?
She attended the red carpet gala premiere of horror film The Devil Inside Me.
Other stars who were there include Colin Chou, Yan Ni, Xie Nan and Liu Yan, who were here to promote the action-fantasy film Mural.
A slew of local stars also attended the opening night premiere.
Billed as a hybrid event with a focus on business aspects of the film industry, Screensingapore is a collaboration between Singapore's Media Development Authority (MDA) and Experia Events. Film Business Asia reported that each party are contributing about S$4 million in the initial year.
Eleven red carpet premieres will be held as part of ScreenSingapore, including the world premiere of chinese action-comedy flick Treasure Inn and the international premiere of Japanese film Paradise Kiss.
The film will be directed by Zack Snyder, who stated, â€œIn the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time, and I am honored to be a part of his return to the big screen. I also join Warner Bros., Legendary and the producers in saying how excited we are about the casting of Henry. He is the perfect choice to don the cape and S shield.