Collider Movie Talk: New ‘Warcraft’ and ‘Star Wars’ Trailers

     November 6, 2015

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On this episode of Collider Movie Talk, Dennis Tzeng, David Griffin, and Josh Macuga discuss the following:

  • #ForceforDaniel
  • Warcraft trailer
  • International Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer
  • New trailer for The Hateful Eight
  • Photos of Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange surfaces
  • New trailer for London Has Fallen
  • Box office predictions (Brought to you by AMC Theatres)
  • Does a film degree matter in the industry?
  • Character development
  • and much more…

warcraft-poster-teaserLegendary Pictures has released the first official trailer for the highly anticipated Warcraft movie based on the popular video game franchise from Blizzard Entertainment. The trailer debuted this morning from BlizzCon 2015 and immediately was posted online for everyone to see.  The movie tells the tale of the initial encounters between humans and orcs and the conflicts that arise from the meeting of the two races. The movie is being directed by Duncan Jones and stars Travis FimmelPaula PattonBen FosterDominic CooperToby KebbellDaniel Wu and Clancy BrownWarcraft comes out on March 11th, 2016.

Just when we thought we had seen the last of any new Star Wars: The Force Awakens footage after the final US trailer that was released a few weeks ago, an international trailer for Japan has been released today showing off some never before seen footage. Several scenes featuring different character interactions were shown throughout.
BUY OR SELL

The Weinstein Company has released a new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight.  The film is Tarantino’s 2nd western and follows the story of a group of dangerous strangers that are stuck in a stagecoach stopover when a blizzard snows them in. The movie stars Kurt RussellSamuel L JacksonJennifer Jason LeighWalton GogginsTim RothMichael MadsenDemian BichirBruce Dern and Channing TatumThe Hateful Eight opens in limited release on December 25th and then opens wide on January 8th, 2016.

Filming for Marvel’s Doctor Strange has begun recently and some set photos from Nepal have started circulating the web.  In the photos, Benedict Cumberbatch who plays Doctor Strange is seen sporting a beard while walking around Nepal. The film also stars Tilda SwintonRachel McAdamsChiwetel EjioforMads Mikkselsen, Michael Stuhlbarg and is being directed by Scott DerricksonDoctor Strange is set to open on November 4. 2016.

A new trailer for London Has Fallen, the sequel to the 2013 action film Olympus Has

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Fallen, has been released. The movie is directed by Babak Najafi and stars Gerard Butler as a Secret Service agent that accompanies the President of the United States, played by Aaron Eckhart to the London funeral of the British Prime Minister. Of course things aren’t as they seem and a plot to assassinate the President begins as he is visiting London. The movie also stars Morgan FreemanAngela BassettRobert ForsterJackie Earle Haley and Melissa Leo.   London Has Fallen hits theaters March 4th, 2016.

BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS

As we do every Friday, Box Office Predictions (brought to you by AMC Theatre).. This is the part of the show where the panelists make their predictions of what movies and in what order will top this weekend’s box office.

MAILBAG

Raymundo writes:  Hello Crew, A few weeks back you were talking about how many people that go to film school don’t become directors or involved in making movies. On another show you mentioned that most people that become big names in Hollywood is because they know someone in the industry. Does having a BA or AA matter at all? Are degrees something that studios take into consideration? Should people not bother going to school and just make small films in hopes to make it big someday?

Shahrukh Ali writes: Hello Collider! You often talk about ‘Character Development’ when you analyze movies. Do you mean a character which enjoys enough screen time will always be a well developed one? Best regards…thanks and keep up the great work…

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