The cast of Ted 2, the follow-up to Family Guy and American Dad! creator Seth MacFarlane‘s hit live-action directorial debut, has gained the services of a legend.
The Shawshank Redemption and Unforgiven star Morgan Freeman has joined the comedy, playing a civil rights lawyer who helps Ted, the loveable talking teddy bear with a bit of a potty mouth, when he gets into a little legal trouble.
Anyone who has spent some time watching videos on YouTube has more than likely come across one or two unboxing videos. For those who aren’t familiar, the videos basically just show someone opening up a package containing some exciting new product, such as the next big video game console or Apple product, for example, so that others can see how the product looks before they get their own hands on one.
Taking this basic idea, YouTube channel NonRandomNonSense has created a brilliant—albeit very dark—parody of the everyday unboxing video. In their version, it’s Morgan Freeman doing the unboxing as his character in the movie Se7en.
If you’ve seen the movie, you have a pretty good idea of where this is going and can watch the video below…and if you’ve not seen the movie, stop reading this now and go watch it.
Welcome to another Trailer Review wherein I playfully dissect movie trailers and give you serious reasons I would watch or not watch the movie they’re selling.
Today’s focus is on the recently released trailer for Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson in the lead role and Morgan Freeman on backup. Lucy is the product of writer/director Luc Besson’s creative genius. Most movie savvy geeks know Besson as the director/writer of Nikita, Leon: The Professional, and The Fifth Element.
Take a peek below the cut to view all of what his latest woman of action flick has to offer.
The trailers keep on coming for Transcendence, the directorial debut for frequent Christopher Nolan cinematographer Wally Pfister. We’ve already seen some teaser trailers and one full trailer, and now comes a second full trailer.
The movie stars Johnny Depp as a man working to create a machine with an unheard of level of intelligence…something an anti-technology extremist group does not want to see him succeed at. When they attempt to stop him, he becomes part of the machine he was trying to build, and more powerful than ever.
You can read a full synopsis and watch the new trailer for Transcendence below.
The LEGO Movie Director: Phil Lord, Chris Miller
Writers: Phil Lord, Chris Miller
Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman, Will Arnett, Liam Neeson, Nick Offerman Warner Bros. Pictures
Rated PG | 100 Minutes
Release Date: January 7, 2013
“A LEGO movie? Really?” Yes, really. Why? Because children spend an estimated five billion hours a year playing with those colorful plastic bricks.
In fact, seven LEGO sets are sold by retailers every second around the world and more than 560 billion LEGO pieces have been produced since the company began manufacturing the interlocking toy bricks in 1949.
Artists have used LEGO bricks to create artwork for decades, so why not give filmmakers and visual effects artists the chance to play with the popular building blocks and create their own stories?
Written and directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (21 Jump Street, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs), The LEGO Movie stars Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) as Emmet, an ordinary mini-figure who is mistaken for the Special – a Master Builder destined to save the LEGO universe.
With the help of a wizard named Vitruvius (Morgan Freeman), a punk rock builder named Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks), Batman (Will Arnett), and a robo-pirate named Metalbeard (Nick Offerman), Emmet throws the instructions away and discovers the power of imagination to defeat the evil tyrant Lord Business (Will Ferrell), who is heck-bent on destroying the LEGO universe on “Taco Tuesday” and rebuilding it as he sees fit.