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Jupiter Ascending (Channing Tatum/Mila Kunis) Trailer

CHANNING Tatum and Mila Kunis star in Jupiter Ascending, an original science fiction epic adventure from filmmakers Lana and Andy Wachowski.

Jupiter Jones (Kunis) was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people’s houses and an endless run of bad breaks.

Only when Caine (Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along – her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.

From the streets of Chicago to far flung galaxies whirling through space, Jupiter Ascending is written and directed by the Wachowskis. Award-winning producer Grant Hill, with whom they have collaborated since The Matrix Trilogy, is producing, together with Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski. Roberto Malerba and Bruce Berman serve as executive producers.

Tatum and Kunis lead an international cast that also includes Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy), Eddie Redmayne (Les Misérables), Douglas Booth (LOL), Tuppence Middleton (TV’s The Lady Vanishes), Doona Bae (Cloud Atlas), James D’Arcy (Hitchcock) and Tim Pigott-Smith (Alice in Wonderland).

Behind the scenes, Jupiter Ascending reunites the Wachowskis with their longstanding collaborators, who most recently worked with them on Cloud Atlas. They include Oscar®-winning cinematographer John Toll (Braveheart, Legends of the Fall); production designer Hugh Bateup; editor Alex Berner; costume designer Kym Barrett; and hair and makeup designer Jeremy Woodhead. The music will be composed by Michael Giacchino.

Jupiter Ascending will showcase the kind of cutting-edge visual effects that have become the benchmarks of the Wachowskis’ films.

Dan Glass (Batman Begins, Cloud Atlas) is the film’s visual effects supervisor, a post he has occupied for the Wachowskis since The Matrix Trilogy. Additionally, John Gaeta, the visual effects Oscar® winner behind The Matrix, is contributing to the visual effects design.

Jupiter Ascending is set for release beginning July 25, 2014.

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