Movie News: First Look at Colin Firth in 'Kingsman: The Secret Service;' 'Frozen' Will Tour on Ice; First 'Foxcatcher' Teaser

Movie News: First Look at Colin Firth in 'Kingsman: The Secret Service;' 'Frozen' Will Tour on Ice; First 'Foxcatcher' Teaser

May 20, 2014

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service: Colin Firth makes his first appearance as an action star in Kingsman: The Secret Service, directed by Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class). The first photos reveal him to be a suave, dapper intelligence agent who must train a teenage delinquent (Taron Egerton). The movie, which also stars Michael Caine and Samuel L. Jackson, is based on a comic book series by Mark Millar (Kick-Ass); it's due in theaters on October 24. []

Kingsman: The Secret Service



Disney on Ice: Frozen

Frozen: Disney, which recently disclosed plans to turn the animated hit movie Frozen into a Broadway musical, is also preparing an ice-skating show based on the film. The Disney on Ice production will tour arenas beginning in September, starting in Orlando, Florida, and will feature a blizzard and "towering video projection panels" to simulate the film's winter setttings. [New York Times]


Chinese Zodiac

Skiptrace: Veteran action-movie director Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2, The Legend of Hercules) is coming on board Skiptrace, starring Jackie Chan and Seann William Scott. The movie follows a good cop (Chan) who must track down a disreputable gambler (Scott) in order to save his niece (Fan Bingbing). Production is set to begin in August. [Heat Vision]

Foxcatcher Teaser: Already earning Oscar buzz after its debut at the Cannes Film Festival, Foxcatcher stars Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo in the true-life tale of a wrestler's dream for Olympic gold that turned into a murderous nightmare. The first teaser suggests the complexity of the relationships involved; the movie opens on November 14. [Den of Geek]

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