Movie News: Martin Freeman Joins 'Captain America: Civil War'; Watch Ian McKellen in 'Mr. Holmes' Trailer

Movie News: Martin Freeman Joins 'Captain America: Civil War'; Watch Ian McKellen in 'Mr. Holmes' Trailer

May 06, 2015

Martin Freeman

Captain America: Civil War: Martin Freeman, who starred as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit trilogy, will join the cast of Captain America: Civil War. His role has not yet been announced. The movie will pit Captain America (Chris Evans) against Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) after the passage of legislation that regulates the activity of superheroes. It is currently in production, and is scheduled for release on May 6, 2016. [Marvel]

 

Love and Friendship

Love and Friendship: Chloë Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale are featured in the first official photo from Love and Friendship, a period drama based on a story by Jane Austen. Beckinsale stars as a widow who travels to the country in 1790 to find a husband; Sevigny plays her confidante. The movie represents a reunion for the actresses and director Whit Stillman, who worked together on 1998's The Last Days of Disco. [Empire]

 

G.I. Joe Retaliation

Escape: Director Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) will produce Escape, an action adventure about "tech-savvy criminals who are recruited on a mission." It's based on a script by Tze Chun, who wrote and directed the terrific indie drama Children of Invention and more recently wrote two episodes for TV's Once Upon a Time. [Heat Vision]

 

Mr. Holmes

Mr. Holmes Trailer: Ian McKellen stars as the famed detective Sherlock Holmes in Mr. Holmes. A new trailer finds him correcting misimpressions about his attire and habits, before he comes out of retirement to solve an old case that has always baffled him. The movie will open in theaters on July 17. [MovieClips]

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