It's been over twenty years since Brad Pitt last worked with Ridley Scott, which is surprising as it was Pitt's work in 1991's 'Thelma and Louise' that launched him into superstardom. The duo have reunited for 'The Counselor,' and in anticipation of a new trailer hitting tomorrow, three clips from the movie have been released.
Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor' is going with an impressionistic ad campaign so far. Highlighting its all-star cast -- which includes Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz, and Brad Pitt -- it suggests a neo-noir as the protagonist (Fassbender) gets involved with criminal activity that could eventually destroy his body or his soul, and possibly both.
You don't have to watch the first 'The Counselor' trailer for it to have your attention. All you have to know is that it is directed by Ridley Scott, written by the legendary Cormac McCarthy and stars Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. If you know all of this and aren't already planning to go out of your way to see it, you have no business being a movie fan.
Sometimes when a film is released, the people involved will talk up a sequel regardless if one will actually happen. Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' set up a sequel, and both Scott and star Noomi Rapace suggested that 'Prometheus 2' would happen, but little came of it. Until today, as a writer has just been hired to pen the sequel.
Christian Bale was once in talks to star as Noah in Darren Aronofsky's upcoming film. While that role eventually went to Russell Crowe, Bale is getting a second chance at a biblical character. The erstwhile Dark Knight is in talks to star in 'Exodus' - a film about the life of Moses for director Ridley Scott ('Prometheus').
'Prometheus 2' was announced shortly after the original film hit theaters. Since then we've been left to wonder whether 'Prometheus 2' would happen (or should happen). The film's original writers - Damon Lindelof and Jon Spaihts - won't be left to return but star Noomi Rapace is eager to come back for a 'Prometheus 2' and said the script they're working on for the sequel is "incredible."
When we last left Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus,' the film had grossed a weak $126 million domestically but a slightly more promising $400 million worldwide. Those numbers didn't suggest that a sequel was going to be coming any time soon, while writer Damon Lindelof announced he wouldn't be involved with the follow up, which suggested that a sequel was never going to happen. But there's hope for a sequel yet as star Noomi Rapace has reported that the script is being worked on right now.
A few months ago we brought you the news that Showtime and acclaimed director Ridley Scott were plotting an ambitious, if controversial move to craft a drama around the papal scene of 'The Vatican,' one surely spurred along by the recent real-life controversy in Rome. As the pilot season soldiers on, Showtime's 'The Vatican' has made some impressive additions to the cast, most recently that of 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' star Kyle Chandler! Find out Coach Taylor's new holy role on 'The Vatican' inside!
AMC will very likely have some holes in its schedule to fill over the next few years, what with 'Breaking Bad' coming to a close this summer and 'Mad Men' due to end after its seventh season. And with the phenomenal success of 'The Walking Dead,' the network seems to have the foothold its needs for making major steps in genre programming. Along that line, AMC has begun development of an adaptation of Dan Simmons' supernatural period piece 'The Terror,' with horror legend Ridley Scott in the executive producer's chair, but will 'The Terror' really live up to its name?