Colin suffered hip dislocation during the shooting
New character posters have been released featuring Oscar winners Rachel Weisz and Colin Firth from THE MERCY a true life drama movie scheduled to premiere this February from The Theory of Everything director James Marsh!
ALONE AT SEA Colin plays yachtsman Donald Crowhurst whose disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account
The movie was directed by James Marsh
of travelling the world alone by sea. The adventure ended in disgrace and tragedy, after he duped family and race organisers (since neither him nor his boat were ready for the ocean crossing, he started sending false reports on his locations over the radio struggling to keep up the pretence), finally taking his life. Rachel Weisz who plays his wife is also joined in the cast by talented British thespians you love David Thewlis and Sam Hoare! Kate Winslet was originally supposed to play the role Weisz was given later on. Colin Firth is actually twenty years older than Crowhurst was when he started his race around the globe! Our
The Mercy is sailing into cinemas at the beginning of February
favourite Studiocanal is producing! Johann Johannsson who composed the music in Theory of Everything is doing the score for this movie as well!
'THE MEG' PHOTOS WITH
JASON STATHAM & LI BINGBING
Shark arrives this August!
Also out are the first photos from the set of Jason Statham's action underwater drama THE MEG which is a sort of an aquatic Jurrasic Park since the main villain is a prehistoric shark megalodon! Based on a Steve Alten book it is out this August !
A PRE HISTO- RIC MEGA- LODON! A deep-sea submersible, part of an international undersea observation program, has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct, and now lies disabled at the bottom of the deepest trench in the Pacific with its crew
The movie was shot over at New Zealand!
trapped inside. With time running out, expert deep sea rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) is recruited by a visionary Chinese oceanographer (Winston Chao), against the wishes of his daughter Suyin (Li Bingbing), to
Jason Statham and Li Bingbing lead the cast!
save the crew, and the ocean itself, from this unstoppable threat: a pre-historic 75 foot long shark known as the Megalodon. What no one could have imagined is that, years before, Taylor had encountered this same terrifying
It took more than 20 years for the book to find its way to the big screens
creature. Now, teamed with Suyin, he must confront his fears and risk his own life to save everyone trapped below… bringing him face to face once more with the greatest and largest predator of all time.