News Bits: Live, Patriots, Wrinkle, Party

Live By Night
A new photo is out from the Ben Affleck-directed “Live By Night” starring Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Sienna Miller, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson and Chris Cooper, and based on the novel by Dennis Lehane.

The story revolves around Joe Coughlin (Affleck), the son of a cop who finds himself slipping into a life of organized crime. As he climbs the ladder of the underworld, he journeys from Tampa to Cuba and encounters various dames, lowlifes and more in a tale of revenge and redemption. [Source: The Playlist]

Patriots Day
CBS Films had premiered a new featurette for Peter Berg’s “Patriots Day” starring Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, JK Simmons, John Goodman, Michelle Monaghan and Melissa Benoist.

The story details the aftermath of the Boston marathon bombing and follows courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in the race against the clock to hunt down the bombers before they strike again. The film will open in New York, Los Angeles and Boston on December 21st ahead of a wide expansion on January 13th.

A Wrinkle in Time
There’s one more addition to the cast of Ava DuVernay’s “A Wrinkle in Time” film adaptation at Disney Pictures with Michael Pena hoping onboard the epic sci-fi fantasy which also stars Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Chris Pine, Levi Miller, Zach Galifianakis and Andre Holland.

The live-action sci-fi film is about a young girl who suffers the traumatic loss of her father, a scientist (Pine), and ends up in another realm that places her and her younger brother on the journey to find him. Shooting began on Wednesday. [Source: Deadline]

Sausage Party
Seth Rogen’s animated comedy “Sausage Party” is about to hit the home video circuit and a new featurette that ties into the film showcases a rough version of the alternate ending in which the food characters enter the real world. Check it out in the video below: