OCEAN'S 8

 

OCEAN'S 8: SANDRA BULLOCK, CATE BLANCHETT, RIHANNA & CO PLAN THE NEXT BIG THING

German release date: 21. June 2018

 

What her brother can do, she has been around for a long time: Sandra Bullock plays Danny Ocean's sister Debby, who has been released from jail and assembles a team of master thieves to steal a valuable necklace, taking revenge on a nasty gallery owner...

 
 
 
 

RAMPAGE

 

RAMPAGE: NEW ADAPTION OF VIDEOGAME ADVENTURE WITH DWAYNE JOHNSON

German release date: 10. May 2017


Dwayne Johnson plays the lead in Brad Peytons action adventure "Rampage".  As the primatologist Davis Okoye he shares an unshakable bond with an intelligent albino silverback gorilla who has been in his care for most of his life. But an otherwordly genetic experiments mutates this once gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. Together with other animals, which have gone under similar changes, they start to threat cities and people in North America, destroying everything in their path.  Okoye teams up with a discredited genetic engineer, played by Oscar nominee Naomie Harris, to halt a global catastrophe and to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.

 
 
 
 

Other roles are played by Malin Akerman ("Billions"), Jake Lacey ("Girls"), Joe Manganiello ("True Blood") and Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("The Walking Dead"). Peyton  directs the script from Ryan Engle and Adam Sztykiel based on the story of Ryan Engle. The film is based on the videogame "Rampage" from 1986.

 

THE 15:17 TO PARIS

 

THE 15:17 TO PARIS: THE TRUE STORY OF THREE HERO

German Release Date: 19. April 2018

With "The 15:17 to Paris" Clint Eastwood presents a captivating story of three brave men who became heroes in a high-speed train. The special: the three heroes Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone play themselves.

 
 
 
 

In the early evening of August 21, 2015, viewers around the world stared at their screens as news spread that a terrorist attack had been thwarted on the Thalys train nr.  9364 to Paris - three brave young Americans on a trip through Europe had prevented it. The film tells the story of the friends' lives, the problems of their childhood, their long journey to a settled existence and the series of coincidences that led to the attack. In the extreme stress situation, the friendship wavers - and that's what ultimatively turns out to be their most effective defense in saving the lives of over 500 people on board.

In addition to the hero trio Anthony Sadler, the Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Spencer Stone, Jenna Fisher ("The Office"), Judy Greer ("Planet of the Apes: Survival"), Ray Corasani ("The Long Road Home"), play additional roles. Clint Eastwood stages Dorothy Blyskal's screenplay based on the book by Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone and Jeffrey E. Stern.

 

CONNI & CO 2 will be shoot until 22th August 2017 on 34 days in Berlin, Brandenburg and Marburg (Hessen). The release is 20th April 2017 in german cinemas. The first part of the children's film adaptation CONNI & CO started on 18th August 2016 in cinemas. VIA BERLIN did set publicity here as well.

READY PLAYER ONE

 

READY PLAYER ONE: STEVEN SPIELBERG IS DIRECTING THIS SCREEN ADOPTION OF ERNEST CLINE’S BESTSELLER - A WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON

German release date: 5. April 2018

 

The movie is set in 2045 in a chaotic world on the brink of collapse. Yet the people find relief in the gigantic virtual reality world called OASIS, which the genius but eccentrical James Halliday (Mark Rylance) created. When Halliday dies, he releases a video, in which he challenges the users to find an Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

 
 
 
 

That is the beginning of a battle, that keeps the entire world in check. A young hero named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) finds the first signs, and he is already in a neck-breaking, reality-changing treasure chase through an equally fantastic and mysterious universe full of discoveries and dangers.

 

FATHER FIGURES

 

FATHER FIGURES: THE NEW COMEDY STARRING OWEN WILSON AND ED HELMS

German release date: 15. February 2018

 

Owen Wilson and Ed Helms play the brothers Kyle and Peter Reynolds, whose eccentric mother (Glenn Close) raised them in the belief that their father had died when they were still small. When this turns out to be a lie, the two brothers begin a search for their real father, and learn more about their mother than they would like.

 
 
 
 

Other main roles are played by J.K. Simmons, Bill Irwin, Comedian Katt Williams, the NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback and actor Terry Bradshaw, Ving Rhames, Harry Shearer, Oscar®-nominee June Squibb and Oscar winner Christopher Walken.

With FATHER FIGURES the experienced camera man Lawrence Sher gives his regimental debut.

 

HOT DOG

 

HOT DOG: TIL SCHWEIGER AND MATTHIAS SCHWEIGHÖFER IN NEW BUDDY COMEDY

German release date: 18. January 2018 


Luke (Til Schweiger) and Theo (Matthias Schweighöfer), two Tactical Units Police Officers, could not be any more different. In HOT DOG they need to stick together to rescue Anna, the daughter of the Moldavian embassador – chaos inevitable.

 
 
 
 

Schweighöfer plays the role of inexperienced Theo, who has a genius photographic memory and Schweiger plays the impulsive tough police officer Luke. While investigating the case of missing Anna, the two must realize that the blackmailing is only the tip of the iceberg and behind the kidnapping lies a conspiracy net of much bigger dimension than originally thought. During their mission the two opposite characters develop into an unbeatable dream team. Luke and Theo are supported by their colleague and hacker Nicki (Anne Schäfer), who also tests the love-inexperienced Theo in other ways…

Torsten Künstler debuts as director in HOT DOG. Markus Nestroy is responsible for the image design.

 

GEOSTORM

 

GEOSTORM: THE WORLD IS ON THE EDGE - FINEST BLOCKBUSTER ACTION.

German release date: 19. October 2017 

Dean Devlin(Author/Producer “Independence Day”)  debuts as director in this suspense thriller; starring Gerard Butler (“300”), Jim Sturgess (“Cloud Atlas”), Abbie Cornish (“Limitless”), Alexandra Maria Lara (“Rush”), Daniel Wu (“The Man with the Iron Fists”), as well as Oscar candidates Ed Harris (“The Hours”) and Andy Garcia (“The Godfather III”).

 
 
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After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world’s leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong—the system built to protect the Earth is attacking it, and it’s a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything...and everyone along with it. 

 

HAPPY FAMILY

 

HAPPY FAMILY: Monster fun made in Germany.

German release date: 24. August 2017 


Happy Family is the screen adaption of the of the same-titled novel from Emmy winner David Safier (“Jesus loves me”, “Berlin, Berlin”). Director Holger Tappe (Animals United), one of the pioneers of the German animation film, has created a 3D-fun for young and old, that does not have to hide behind Hollywood productions.

 
 
 
 

Despite the title the Wishbone family are far from happy. Mum, Emma, has a bookshop on the brink of bankruptcy, Dad Frank is totally overworked and exhausted, daughter Fay is going through those awkward teenage years as well as failing her exams and son Max is too intelligent for his own good and consequently being bullied at school – no wonder they all fight with one another all the time! And as if this all wasn’t enough already, after being dragged to a ‘costume’ party by Emma, where they end up being the only ones in costume, the Wishbones then get cursed by an evil witch. Suddenly their ‘costumes’ become a reality – Emma is a vampire, Fay is a Mummy bandaged from head-to-toe, Max is a little, hairy werewolf and Frank, well he’s Frankenstein’s monster of course. Together the newly turned monsters chase the witch half way across the world, along the way discovering that not all their new characteristics are a curse. But is that the answer to their unhappiness? Not likely! The more time they spend together, and also apart, it becomes clearer and clearer that there is only one way to solve their problems – the Wishbones must stick together! 

And so the Wishbone’s battle their way through this turbulent, family adventure, braving sticky situations and real-life, dangerous monsters including a giant, fire-breathing lizard, the frustrated and powerful Pharaoh Imhotep and even the Prince of Darkness himself – Dracula.

 

DUNKIRK

 

DUNKIRK: When 400 000 men could not get home, home came for them.

German release date: 27. July 2017 


Director Christopher Nolan („Interstellar“, „Inception“, „The Dark Knight“-Trilogy) presents the epic Action-Thriller „Dunkirk“. “Dunkirk” opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.

 
 
 
 

The story unfolds on land, sea and air. RAF Spitfires engage the enemy in the skies above the Channel, trying to protect the defenseless men below. Meanwhile, hundreds of small boats manned by both military and civilians are mounting a desperate rescue effort, risking their lives in a race against time to save even a fraction of their army.

Dunkirk features a multigenerational ensemble cast, including Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy and Barry Keoghan, with Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy.