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From the stylish new trailer for 1950s set drama Carol, to first-look posters for The Danish Girl and Assassin’s Creed, this has been an exciting new week in the world of cinema. Join us as we highlight all the latest movie updates you need to know about.

New poster For The Danish Girl

Eddie Redmayne, this year’s Best Actor Oscar winner for The Theory Of Everything, has taken on another demanding yet rewarding role in upcoming feature The Danish Girl.

In this new film, Redmayne plays the role of Lili Elbe, born Elinar Wedgenar, a Danish-born artist who was one of the first known people to undergo gender reassignment surgery.the-danish-girl-posterThe new poster depicts Redmayne alongside up-and-coming actress Alicia Vikander (Ex-Machina, Testament of Youth), who plays Elbe’s wife Gerda.

The new film looks set to do justice to this revolutionary story, chronicling Elbe’s life and her relationship with Gerda, which changed and developed but remained strong and supportive. The film will be released on 1 January 2016.

First Look At Michael Fassbender In Assassin’s Creed
assassins-creed-movie-poster12 Years A Slave actor Michael Fassbender is currently receiving Oscar buzz for his upcoming role in Justin Kurzel’s new adaptation of Macbeth, due for release in October.

Irish-German actor Fassbender is known for his diverse range of movies: from comic book anti-hero (the X-Men series) to enigmatic mask-wearing musician (Frank). Now he can add video game adaptations to the list.

Fassbender is playing the lead in Assassin’s Creed, the upcoming adaptation of the popular video game. This week, the first poster for the movie was released, depicting Fassbender in the iconic Assassin’s Creed hooded outfit. The synopsis suggests that the movie will stick to the video game premise, whilst presenting a new story with different characters and settings.

The official synopsis says: Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.

The movie will reunite Fassbender with his Macbeth director Justin Kurzel and is set to be released in December 2016.

Trailer: Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara Connect In Carol

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara have teamed up for Carol, a beautiful story of love and longing. The film chronicles the relationship between young department store clerk Therese (Mara) and the alluring, unhappy Carol, who is trapped in a loveless marriage.

Based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith (The Talented Mr Ripley) and directed by Todd Haynes (I’m Not There), Carol is set to be a romantic, elegant and poignant drama. The film will premiere at the 59th BFI London Film Festival’s American Express Gala in September.

Read the full trailer chat article here.

Trailer: James McAvoy & Daniel Radcliffe Thrill In Victor Frankenstein

James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, the archetypal gothic monster story, witty dialogue, fast-paced action and not to mention a glimpse of Andrew Scott (aka Sherlock’s Moriarty) – upcoming movie Victor Frankenstein seems to have it all.

This new twist on Mary Shelley’s classic novel concentrates on the relationship between proud, over-achieving scientist Victor Frankenstein (McAvoy) and his protégé, the equally brilliant but rational Igor (Radcliffe).victor-frankenstein-posterThe new trailer is accompanied by a dynamic new poster, emblazoned with the slogan ‘Meet your Makers’. Directed by Paul McGuigan (Lucky Number Slevin) and co-starring Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Mark Gatiss and Freddie Fox, Victor Frankenstein will be released on 4 December in the UK.

Read the full trailer chat article here.

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