Directed by Jon Watts, Spider-Man: Far From Home is the sequel to 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming and the twenty-third film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film sees Tom Holland return as the web-slinging Peter Parker as he decides to join his best friends – Ned (Jacob Batalon), MJ (Zendaya), and Betty (Angourie Rice) – on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks that are creating havoc across the continent.
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Opening the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, this week we have a new trailer for Demolition, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a successful investment banker, who is struggling after losing his wife in a tragic car crash.
From director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club and Wild) and with screenplay by Bryan Sipe, Demolition looks set to be one of 2016’s best dramas.
Written and directed by Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler follows Luis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal), a driven young man desperate for work, who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling. Aided by Nina (Rene Russo), a local TV news director, Lou begins to blur the line between observer and participant in his ceaseless search for footage, as he becomes the star of his own story.
Directed by Denis Villeneuve, Prisoners follows religious man Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman), who is facing every parent’s worst nightmare when his six-year-old daughter, Anna, goes missing with her young friend, Joy. As minutes turn to hours, panic sets in when the only lead, Alex Jones (Paul Dano), is released due to a lack of evidence. With Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) doing all he can to find the missing girls and their captor, the frantic Keller decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Written and directed by David Ayer, End Of Watch follows the daily grind of two young LA police officers – Brian Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Mike Zavala (Michael Peña) – who are partners and friends, and documents what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves. As the two discover a secret that makes them the target of the country’s most dangerous drug cartel, their skills, courage, and friendship are put to the test as we see the daily risks they take, and the price they and their families are forced to pay.
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Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to star in The Way, Way Back, which will be directed by The Descendants team, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, IndieWire have reported.
The project, which has taken years to get off the ground, tells the story of a teenage boy who over the course of summer forms a friendship that gives him the strength to stand up to his bullying stepfather and reconnect with his mother.