TOP MOVIE NEWS: FRIDAY JULY 20.
Williams to play Dwight, full The Master Trailer and Spielberg lines up Hemsworth for Robopocalypse
WILLIAMS TO PLAY DWIGHT
Robin Williams is being lined up to play former American President Dwight Eisenhower in director Lee Daniels' upcoming ensemble drama The Butler.
The movie focusses on the life of White House butler Eugene Allen (Forest Whitaker), who worked for eight different administrations in his three-decades-long career.
Oprah Winfrey plays Allen's wife and David Oyelowo is his son.
The 60-year-old Good Will Hunting star joins a larger ensemble of First Families, including Alan Rickman and Jane Fonda as Ronald and Nancy Reagan, John Cusack as Richard Nixon and Minka Kelly as Jacqueline Kennedy.
The actor is also set to star in the comedy The Angriest Man in Brooklyn in a story about a stand-in doctor who mistakenly tells an obnoxious patient that he only has 90 minutes to live.
Williams can next be seen in the comedy The Big Wedding.
FULL TRAILER FOR THE MASTER
Here's the full trailer for The Master, director Paul Thomas Anderson follow-up to the acclaimed There Will Be Blood.
Set in America in the years following World War II, a charismatic intellectual (Philip Seymour Hoffman) launches a faith-based cult and taps a young ex-sailor (Joaquin Phoenix) as his right-hand man.
But as the faith begins to gain a keen following, the onetime drifter finds himself questioning the belief system he has embraced...and his manipulative boss.
HEMSWORTH LINED UP FOR ROBOCALYPSE
Based on Daniel H Wilson's book, it tells the story of a the world's last stand against an uprisng by a global network of machines known as Archos, reports Deadline.
There are few humans left after the robots launch their attack, but a group of surivivors bands together to take on technology.
The film is scheduled for release in April 2014 and the screenplay has been adapted by Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods, Cloverfield)