Touchstone Pictures fall preview
Check out the upcoming titles from Touchstone Pictures for the fall season after the break!
Opening Date: September 24
Cast: Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver, Odette Yustman, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber, and Betty White
Director: Andy Flickman
Writers: Moe Jelline
Official Synopsis: Successful PR pro Marni (Kristen Bell) heads home for her older brother's (Jimmy Wolk) wedding and discovers that he's marrying her high school arch nemesis (Odette Yustman), who's conveniently forgotten their problematic past. Then the bride's jet-setting aunt (Sigourney Weaver) bursts in and Marni's not-so-jet-setting mom (Jamie Lee Curtis) comes face to face with her own high school rival. The claws come out and the old wounds are opened in this crazy comedy that proves that not all rivalries are forever.
THE TEMPEST (in association with Miramax Films)
Opening Date: December 10 (NY/LA), December 17 (limited)
Cast: Helen Mirren, Russell Brand, Reeve Carney, Tom Conti, Chris Cooper, Alan Cumming
Director: Julie Taymor
Writers: William Shakespeare (play), Julie Taymor (screenplay)
Official Synopsis: In her big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's mystical thriller "The Tempest," Academy Award-nominated Julie Taymor ("Across the Universe," "Frida," "Titus") brings an original dynamic to the story by changing the gender of the sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress Prospera, portrayed by Oscar winner Helen Mirren ("The Queen"). Prospera's journey spirals through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, cares for her young daughter, Miranda, and unleashes her powers against shipwrecked enemies in this exciting, masterly mix of romance, tragicomedy and the supernatural.