He rarely leads an ensemble, but Toby Jones pops up in more major films than most of Hollywood’s top stars. In just the last year he’s been seen (and heard) in Captain America: The First Avenger, The Adventures of Tintin, The Hunger Games, Snow White and the Huntsman, My Week with Marilyn and most recently, Red Lights. The actor is now set for a leading role in a new psychological thriller Berberian Sound Studio.
Premiering at Toronto next month, the film from Peter Strickland gives Jones his own Blow Out-esque role as he plays a sound engineer working for a horror maestro. While it looks a bit more over-the-top and chaotic than Brian De Palma‘s masterpiece, I can’t complain when this fantastic character actor is given a chance to lead. Check out the first trailer and new photos below for the film also starring Cosimo Fusco, Antonio Mancino, Fatma Mohamed, Salvatore Li Causi, Chiara D’Anna and Tonia Sotiropoulou.
Update: Check out the first poster from HeyUGuys below.
TIFF kicks off on September 6th.
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out [...]
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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week writer Danny King and I are joined by our Editor-in-Chief, Jordan Raup. First we talk about the new Disney film, Frozen, then jump into a discussing the revival of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Following that we launch into our [...]
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