2014 Video Trends and Must see Sporting Events

Visual Culture Advice and Resources Blog’s provides insight into the lastest topics, events and trends in the video industry.

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The lastest topics featured on the website and shared with Visual Culture’s newletter subscribers include 2014’s emerging video trends which companies should be on the lookout for, as well as the huge sporting events of 2014 and the way video has been and will continue to be used as an impulsive tool for broadening awareness and sharing these events in the way viewers hope to see them.

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Jason Statham replacing Daniel Craig in Viva La Madness

Replacing Daniel Craig in the role that saw him fit to be James Bond is Jason Statham who will play the lead in the Layer Cake sequel titled Viva La Madness.

To find out more about the small crime thriller which secured great reviews and gained a great deal of traction be sure to check out the XXIV Article, this was my last for XXIV Magazine.

2011’s Paranoid Thriller ‘Limitless’ to become a new TV series.

Deadline, Variety and Indiewire have all reported the newest addition to the rising trend of adapting big screen features to TV series’, with the latest addition; Relativity Television‘s partnership with Bradley Cooper and Georgeville TV to adapt 2011’s Limitless.

For those who may have forgotten, the film directed by Neil Burger followed Eddie (played by Cooper) a struggling writer who takes an illegal drug that gives him access to his brain’s full potential allowing him to evolve into the perfect version of himself, which consequently draws the wrong attention.

To find out more about the series adaptation which Cooper is also producing, alongside other films adapting themselves to the series trend, check out the XXIV article.

Hugh Jackman joins sci-fi comedy about gangsters and robots?

After exploding into cinemas with Elysium sci-fi filmmaker Neil Blomkamp is showing no signs of slowing down with his newsest sci-fi film Chappie in pre-production already, with Hugh Jackman rumoured to star as an antagonist in the film.

The sci-fi comedy is to be based on Blomkamp’s 2003 short film Tetra Vaal and is set in Johannesburg in South Africa.

Jackman, who confirmed the possibility of taking on the antagonist role in the film during a press conference for Prisoners will star alongside lead star Dev Patel and Sharlto Copley who will return for the voice the of main robot in Blomkamp‘s newest venture.

To find out more about Chappie and what Jackman had to say at the Zurich Film Festival check out the XXIV article.

Mark Wahlberg and Rupert Wyatt to join Gambler remake!


Although Paramount‘s long development of 1974’s The Gambler remake has had a few set backs including the loss of director Todd Phillips and star Leonardo DiCaprio, it now seems director Rupert Wyatt and star Mark Wahlberg may be stepping onto the project that will be written and produced by some big names!

To find out more about the roles the Rise of the Planet of the Apes director and Wahlberg‘s will have in the film check out my full article on the XXIV website.

More starlets line up for Gone Girl lead role!

According to various sources, Charlize Theron, Natalie Portman, Emily Blunt and Rosamund Pike alongside Olivia Wilde, Julianne Hough and Australia’s own Abbie Cornish have all become contenders in a race to secure the role of Amy based on the New York Times best-selling novel Gone Girl.

David Fincher will be adapting the critically acclaimed novel written by Gillian Flynn which will see one of the lucky ladies staring alongside Ben Affleck!

Lionsgate’s crime drama Mortdecai reunites Johnny Depp and David Koepp

Johnny Depp and Secret Window collaborator David Koepp will finally reunite in Lionsgate’s adaptation of author Kyril Bonfiglioli’s comedic crime novel The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery which follows one crooked art dealer Hon. Charlie Mortdecai set to be played by the one and only Johnny Depp.

To find out more about the film titled Mortdecai and Depp’s involvement check out the XXIV (Luna’s new redeveloped name/website) article.