Today’s collection of trailers has everything from follow-ups and indies to French and Australian movies.
Get a first look at Glee‘s Chris Colfer’s movie that he wrote and starred in. We also take a look at the next film from the creators of Repo: The Genetic Opera and a new French film about the first humans going to Mars. But wait…There’s More. You can also take a look at Brett McKenzie’s latest film and a cool looking indie with a group of musicians wrecking their city to make some great music. Watch it all, right after the break.
Darren Bousman, director of Repo: The Genetic Opera, returns to the musical horror scene for The Devil’s Carnival. The 55-minute follow-up to the 2008 film, takes place in Hell wih some of the cast from Repo returning. Bousman says the movie is “more accessible than Repo but also a lot darker than Repo.” The cast includes Paul Sorvino and Alexa Vega, along with Sean Patrick Flannery, Briana Evigan, Ivan Moody, Marc Senter and rockers Clown (from the band Slipknot) and Emilie Autumn. Terrence Zdunich and Saar Hendelman co-wrote the music for Carnival and Repo.
This is the trailer for The Sound of a Noise, a brilliant indie about a group of musicians that are making the greatest song of all time by taking a whole city captive and using everything they can to make music. Here’s the official synopsis:
Police officer Amadeus Warnebring was born into a musical family with a long history of famous musicians. Ironically, he hates music. His life is thrown into chaos when a band of crazy musicians decides to perform a musical apocalypse using the city as their orchestra… Reluctantly, Warnebring embarks on his first musical investigation…
Two Little Boys stars Bret McKenzie as Nige. Along with his best friend Deano, played by Hamish Blake, the two have to hide a body, deal with cops, and attempt to repair their “imploding long-term friendship.” The story is based on the book by Duncan Sarkies and was directed by Robert Sarkies.
Glee‘s Chris Colfer has a new project coming out called Struck By Lightning. He stars in the comedy that he also wrote. In the movie he plays an outcast in high school that tricks his peers into contributing to his literary journal. Allison Janney plays his mom, with Rebel Wilson playing his best friend. Also in the cast are Sarah Hyland from Modern Family, Dermot Mulroney, and Christina Hendricks from Mad Men.
The French film Mars et Avril, takes place in the future when man is getting close to landing on Mars. Jacques Languirand stars as Jacob Obus, an “emblematic and beloved septuagenarian who creates captivating music on instruments inspired by the female body. Once he meets Avril, with his friend Arthur, they both fall in love with her and then he leaves for Mars “in search of his muse.” In the midst of everything Eugene arrives. An inventor, cosmologist and Arthur’s father, who maintains that Mars is only a chimera.