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Coriolanus Trailer Starring Ralph Fiennes & Gerard Butler

We got our hands on the trailer for Coriolanus , which is a 2011 film adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes . It marks Fiennes's directorial debut. The film also stars Gerard Butler, Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Cox and Jessica Chastain . A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city. Watch the trailer after the Jump... Please Leave A Comment-

Mel Gibson To Take A Summer Vacation

Mel Gibson To Take A Summer Vacation Mel Gibson has set up his next starring vehicle, which reassembles the key members of his "Apocalypto" team. Gibson will topline the action drama "How I Spent My Summer Vacation," based on a screenplay he penned. News surfaced a few days after Gibson committed to directing Leonardo DiCaprio in a pic about Viking culture . "Summer Vacation" centers on a career criminal who gets caught by Mexican authorities and is sent to a drug- and crime-filled prison, where he learns how to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy. Gibson has written only two other screenplays in his career: "Apocalypto" and "The Passion of the Christ," both of which he directed. Though "Summer Vacation" would seem a natural fit for Gibson to helm, he is passing the torch to his protege Adrian Grunberg, who was first a.d. on "Apocalypto." Stacy Perskie, who was second a.d. on the Mayan thriller, will produce &q

Leonardo DiCaprio To Be A Viking For Mel Gibson

Leonardo DiCaprio To Be A Viking For Mel Gibson Mel Gibson will direct and Leonardo DiCaprio will star in an untitled period drama set in the world of Viking culture. William Monahan is writing the script. Graham King will produce with Gibson and Tim Headington in a co-production between King’s GK Films and Gibson’s Icon Productions. Shooting is expected to begin fall, 2010, meaning that if everything falls into place, it would be the next directing effort for Gibson. The principals confirmed the project but would not divulge many details. DiCaprio, who has long been fascinated by Viking culture, will play one in a storyline that will be as unsparing as Gibson’s other period directing efforts “Braveheart,” “The Passion of the Christ” and “Apocalypto.” The Viking film will be DiCaprio’s first picture with Gibson. “This will be an awe-inspiring story, created with some of the industry’s finest cinematic talent and I am just over the moon to be making this film with Mel, Leo and Bill,” Ki