Movie News: First Look at Ben Stiller As ‘Walter Mitty;’ Vampires Rule in ‘Byzantium’ Trailer; ‘Great Gatsby’ TV Spot

Posted April 17, 2013 by Rick in Movie News


The Secret Life of Walter Mitty:  Ben stiller is starring in the upcoming movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty as a character who is brought to life on the big screen by Danny Kaye.  From the very first look of the movie, Stiller will be playing Mitty as a regular guy but he ends up getting stranded on an isolated landscape.

Pippin:  Pippin is a musical that has been on Broadway for almost five years and has been released for a new production which is currently in previews.  The Weinsteins have the film rights since 2003 but a big-screen version is coming soon!  James Ponsoldt is the writer for the screen play and he’d been hired by the Weinsteins to write and direct Forgive Me, Mr. Peacock, based on an upcoming novel that is meant mostly for teen readers.

Byzantium Trailer:  This upcoming film’s trailer directed by Neil Jordan is about a mother, a daughter, and secrets.  This blood-bath film features stars like Gemma Ahterton and Saoirse Ronan.  It’s in theaters on June 28th.

The Great Gatsby TV Spot:  There is a TV spot for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, which will be showing on May 10th.  The spot Fergie, Q-Tip and GoonRock.  Because of these popular and trendy actors, it sets a 2013 ring to it instead of the 1920′s version.