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WILL SMITH SPEAKS ON THE REVOLUTIONARY TECHNOLOGY BEHIND “GEMINI MAN” DURING THE GLOBAL PRESS CONFERENCE

Just a week ahead of Gemini Man‘s premiere, Paramount held a global press conference at YouTube Spaces in Los Angeles. Will Smith, who stars in both lead roles, his co-star Clive Owens, Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, visual effects supervisor Bill Westenhofer, and Weta visual effects supervisor Guy Williams were in attendance.

The focus of the conversation, aside from talented performances and inspirations behind the script, was made on the significance of the technology used and how it would revolutionize the experience of watching films on the big screen.

Gemini Man has been in the works for about 10 years, Bruckheimer said. It took some time for the technology to catch up with the grand vision, which was to create a digital human, a leading character in a film.

“We’ve been toying around with digital humans a lot with stuntwork,” Williams told the journalists,” but to really break this barrier what we needed was a project that supported it … [to] truly have a digital human standing in front of the camera acting and resonating with the audience and delivering the lines, and serving the story. This film was the perfect opportunity to actually be able to bring it all together.”

Smith followed Williams’ comment by clarifying: “Junior is not de-aging. It’s not my face, and they smooth out my face to make it look younger. It’s a 100 percent digital human…”

Gemini Man is an innovative action-thriller starring Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is targeted and pursued by a young, skilled operative named Junior. Also starring are Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, and Benedict Wong.

Gemini Man opens in theaters on October 11, 2019.

You can check out the images from the press event below.

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Zoe Kravitz Cast As Catwoman

Big Little Lies star Zoe Kravitz has been tapped to play Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman in the upcoming Warner Bros.’ Batman movie.

Kravitz will star opposite Robert Pattinson as the Dark Night and Jonah Hill, who is rumored to join the project as either the Penguin or the Riddler. 

Per People, the movie, directed by Matt Reeves (War for the Planet of the Apes), will focus on Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne in the early stages of his transformation into the Caped Crusader.

This marks Kravitz’s second Warner Bros. movie following Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, released in November 2018.

Pre-production is expected to start this summer. The Batman will hit theaters on June 25, 2021.

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WATCH: Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Rattlesnake’ Starring Carmen Ejogo

The streaming giant released the trailer for Rattlesnake, a pulse-pounding psychological horror film, starring Carmen Ejogo (True Detective).

Per Netflix’s description, Katrina (Ejogo) is a single mother driving cross country to start a new life with her young daughter Clara (Apollonia Pratt) when their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. As Katrina changes the tire, Clara wanders off the desert road and is bitten by a venomous rattlesnake. Desperate to save her daughter’s life, Katrina accepts the help of a mysterious woman, but after she miraculously heals Clara, Katrina is asked to repay the good deed by killing a stranger in exchange for the life saved. Without time to lose, she must wrestle with the morality of who deserves to live and who should die, before her daughter’s life is once again put in peril at sundown.

The cast also includes Theo Rossi (Sons of Anarchy, Marvel’s Luke Cage) and Emma Greenwell (Shameless, Love & Friendship, The Rook)

Directed by By Zak Hilditch (1922), the film will be available to stream on October 25.

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WATCH: ‘Truth Be Told’ First Look Trailer Starring Octavia Spencer

Apple just released a first-look trailer for Truth Be Told, the upcoming Apple TV+ limited series starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, Emmy Award winner Aaron Paul and Emmy-nominated Lizzy Caplan.

The series follows podcaster Poppy Parnell (Spencer) as she is compelled to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation and comes face to face with Warren Cave (Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Her investigation navigates urgent concerns about privacy, media, and race. 


Truth Be Told
 is created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman (The Good Wife). The cast also includes Elizabeth Perkins, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, and Ron Cephas Jones


The series will premiere globally on Apple TV+, which will launch on November 1 in over 100 countries and regions, and will be available for just $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial.

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