Release date: Friday December 25, 2009 Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime, Drama Director: Guy Ritchie Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Screenplay: Max Mayer Producer(s): Dan Lin, Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Steve Clark-Hall, Susan Downey Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Kelly Reilly Official Site:sherlock-holmes-movie.warnerbros.com Rating:Not Yet Rated Available film art: Sherlock Holmes movie posters
Synopsis In a dynamic new portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous characters, Sherlock Holmes sends Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his stalwart partner Watson (Jude Law) on their latest challenge.
Revealing fighting skills as lethal as his legendary intellect, Holmes will battle as never before to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy the country.
Synopsis: Derek Charles (Idris Elba), a successful asset manager who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage to the beautiful Sharon (Beyoncé Knowles). But when Lisa (Ali Larter), a temp worker, starts stalking Derek, all the things he’s worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.
Cast: Beyonce Knowles, Ali Larter, Idris Elba, Scout Taylor-Compton, Christine Lahti; Directed by: Steve Shill
Synopsis: Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum) has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden (Terrence Howard) sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn help at making the real cash, the two form an uneasy partnership.
As Shawn’s manager, Harvey introduces him to the corrupt bare-knuckle circuit, where rich men bet on disposable pawns. Almost overnight, he becomes a star brawler, taking down professional boxers, mixed martial arts champs and ultimate fighters in a series of staggeringly intense bouts. But if Shawn ever hopes to escape the dark world in which he’s found himself, he must now face the toughest fight of his life.
Cast: Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzman, Brian J. White, Flaco Navaja; Directed By: Dito Montiel
Synopsis Based on the true story of musical prodigy Nathaniel Ayers, who developed schizophrenia in his second year at Juilliard and ended up homeless on the streets of downtown L.A. where he performs the violin and cello.
The drama is based on the relationship the musician developed with Steve Lopez, a Los Angeles Times reporter whose column informed the script, as did a book Lopez is writing that Putnam will publish in the spring.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Catherine Keener, Stephen Root; Directed by: Joe Wright