(Relaxnews) – Bookworms have several upcoming movies to look forward to, with new trailers out this week revealing Robert Redford as author Bill Bryson and Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace, plus new clips of Michael Fassbender as Macbeth making the rounds following the Cannes Film Festival.
“A Walk in the Woods”
Based on Bill Bryson’s memoir of the same name, which recounts his experience hiking the Appalachian Trail with an old friend, the adaptation starring Robert Redford (as Bryson) and Nick Nolte revealed a first trailer this week. Directed by Ken Kwapis, the film opens in the US on September 2. Watch the trailer at www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx1AMfC-F2g.
“The End of the Tour”
Jason Segel (“How I Met You Mother”) plays the “Infinite Jest” author David Foster Wallace in this movie directed by James Ponsoldt. Jesse Eisenberg is the writer and journalist David Lipsky, whose 2010 memoir, “Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip,” serves as the movie’s source material. The film, which premiered at Sundance, hits US theaters July 31. Watch the trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqUa5sYHC9s.
Shakespeare fans have two new tantalizing glimpses of the upcoming “Macbeth” adaptation,” after the film screened at last week’s Cannes Film Festival. From director Justin Kurzel (“Assassin’s Creed”), the movie stars Michael Fassbender as the ill-fated duke of Scotland turned tyrannical ruler and Marion Cotillard as his partner-in-crime, Lady Macbeth. The film begins rolling out internationally in October.
Watch the two new clips: