News Bits: Revenant, Skull, Girl, Mockingjay

The Revenant
Yet another stunning image from Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s survival epic “The Revenant” has gone online, this one showcasing Leonardo Di Caprio and several other cast members shooting a scene in an icy river as part of this challenging production. [Source Empire

Kong: Skull Island
Vietnam is set to serve as the third location for filming on Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ “Kong: Skull Island” for Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures.

Pre-production on the film is underway ahead of a very early 2016 shoot. The project is set to make extensive use of locations in Vietnam and Hawaii, while a good portion of the shoot is taking place at the Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast in Australia. [Source: THR]

The Girl on the Train
Disney has announced a October 7th 2016 release date for Tate Taylor and DreamWorks’ feature adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel “The Girl On The Train”.

Emily Blunt plays a divorcee who, on her daily commute, watches what appears to be a couple who have the perfect life. She soon finds herself embroiled in the murder mystery. [Source: Variety]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Several weeks ahead of its release, Lionsgate has posted a new TV spot for the upcoming “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” which debuted exclusively during Game 1 of the World Series. The commercial takes a look back at her journey as she prepares to take down The Capitol.

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