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Old 07-28-17, 07:46 AM
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Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

:::Insert predictable joke about thinking this is related to Firefly:::



Why so serious, Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway?

Here, The Hollywood Reporter debuts a first-look image from the upcoming movie Serenity, which features the duo (collaborating for the first time since Interstellar) with intense facial expressions — and a new blonde hair color for Hathaway.

The upcoming mystery tale was written and directed by Steven Knight. This is Knight’s third feature-length film as director; he previously directed Locke and Redemption (both with IM Global) and also wrote screenplays for numerous movies including Allied and Burnt.

In Serenity, McConaughey plays a fishing boat captain whose past is about to crash up against his life on a small island in the tropics and ensnare him in a new reality that might not be all it seems to be. The film also stars Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou and Diane Lane.

Serenity is currently shooting on location in Mauritius. Guy Heeley and Greg Shapiro are producing the IM Global project.
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re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

This is Knight’s third feature-length film as director; he previously directed Locke and Redemption (both with IM Global) and also wrote screenplays for numerous movies including Allied and Burnt.
The guy sure likes one-word titles. If he has to do a sequel to any of them, he'll be in big trouble.
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re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

I knew when I saw the thread title it wasn't what I was hoping Never hurts to check.
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re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Originally Posted by Dr. DVD
I knew when I saw the thread title it wasn't what I was hoping Never hurts to check.
True dat
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re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

So ... is McConaughey playing Mal or the Operative?

Spoiler:
A Firefly joke AND a Dark Tower joke! Boom!

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re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

That looks pretty cool actually.
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re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Originally Posted by Decker
That looks pretty cool actually.
It does.
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I want to see this. This is exactly the kind of adult-minded mid-budget film that doesn't get made anymore.
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re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Agree, that does look very good. Never even heard of it.
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou



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Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou, Jeremy Strong, Diane Lane

From the creative mind of Oscar nominee Steven Knight comes a daringly original, sexy, stylized thriller. Baker Dill (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey) is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen (Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway) tracks him down with a desperate plea for help. She begs Dill to save her – and their young son – from her new, violent husband (Jason Clarke) by taking him out to sea on a fishing excursion, only to throw him to the sharks and leave him for dead. Karen’s appearance thrusts Dill back into a life he’d tried to forget, and as he struggles between right and wrong, his world is plunged into a new reality that may not be all that it seems.

Director: Steven Knight
Writer: Steven Knight
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January release date - uh oh!
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

that looks good to me. I wonder why it got pushed from Oct back to January though....
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum
The guy sure likes one-word titles. If he has to do a sequel to any of them, he'll be in big trouble.
Serenities, Locked and Redeemed.
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

And yet oddly enough, this has already grossed more than the Whedon film.

(no hate mail, please, I freakin' love Firefly/Serenity, but mainstream popular it is not)
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Opens this week.
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Yikes, hate to see zero reviews this close to release. 9 out of 10 times, that's a bad sign about the quality of the movie
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

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Yikes, hate to see zero reviews this close to release. 9 out of 10 times, that's a bad sign about the quality of the movie
Agreed. I think Iím still going to see this tomorrow night regardless.
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Yeah, saw the trailer, and think it looks ok. I'm seeing it tomorrow night.
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Reviews started rolling out, currently at 29%. Here's Richard Roeper's 3.5 out of 4 star review: https://chicago.suntimes.com/enterta...anne-hathaway/

One of the middling (negative but just barely) seems to sum up the overall consensus: "...it is clear that Knight is entirely in control, though perhaps not in his right mind."

I kind of want to see this now
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

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. Here's Richard Roeper's 3.5 out of 4 star review: https://chicago.suntimes.com/enterta...anne-hathaway/

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I like Roeper fine but sometimes he is clearly thinking with his dick. I think this time he just has a hard-on for Hathaway with blonde hair.

Maybe I will check this out on February 8th when it hits the discount theater
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Serenity review – the year's first gloriously bad movie is here

Knight has successfully smuggled one of the most gobsmackingly ill-conceived twists in recent history into multiplexes nationwide. To reveal it here would rob the film of a measure of its great and terrible power, so suffice it to say that it would be like It’s A Wonderful Life ending with Jimmy Stewart discovering that everyone in Bedford Falls was a robot.
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Re: Serenity (2019, D: Steven Knight) S: McConaughey, Hathaway, Clarke, Lane, Hounsou

Originally Posted by joeblow69
Serenity review Ė the year's first gloriously bad movie is here

Knight has successfully smuggled one of the most gobsmackingly ill-conceived twists in recent history into multiplexes nationwide. To reveal it here would rob the film of a measure of its great and terrible power, so suffice it to say that it would be like Itís A Wonderful Life ending with Jimmy Stewart discovering that everyone in Bedford Falls was a robot.
What are they talking about? That sounds great!
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum
What are they talking about? That sounds great!
That was exactly my thought!
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Now I definitely have to see it.

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