News Briefs – April 12, 2014

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A new movie-like trailer for May event series “24 : Live Another Day” has been released :

Justin Kelly will direct James Franco in “Michael”, based on on the Benoit Denizet-Lewis article “My Ex-Gay Friend,” published in The New York Times Magazine. Franco plays a a gay activist who becomes an anti-Gay Christian Pastor.

David Mazouz, who plays young Bruce Wayne in the forthcoming TV series “Gotham”, has joined the cast of Greg Mclean’s “6 Miranda Drive”.

A new image and teaser poster for David Cronenberg’s “Map to the Stars” has been released. John Cusack, Robert Pattinson, and Mia Wasikowska star in the film, which is rumored to be premiering at the Cannes Film Festival.


An exclusive clip from Showtime’s ”Penny Dreadful” has been released.

An English-language cut of the “Pioneer” trailer – the new Norwegian thriller starring Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang and Aksel Hennie – has been released.

“Twilight : Breaking Dawn” director Bill Condon is rumoured to be directing Disney’s live-action “Beauty & The Beast” movie.

The full trailer arrives Monday, but for the meantime here’s a sneak peek at footage from “Gone Girl” :

Taylor Lautner is circling “Run the Tide”, an indie road trip movie about “a man who kidnaps his younger brother and flees for the California coast when their drug-abusing mother is released from prison determined to rebuild their family. With nothing but the open road ahead of them, the brothers race away from a past they never wanted towards a future that could have been as their mother and her ex-husband follow in close pursuit.”