Fox release synopses for Tim Burton’s ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’ & ‘Gods of Egypt’ from Alex Proyas





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Along with the horror feature Victor Frankenstein, Fox have also released official synopses for a couple of other films on their upcoming release schedule, and two of them are right up our alley!

Tim Burton directs the adaptation of Ransom Riggs’ Home For Peculiar Children, which will be released 19th August 2015.

Official synopsis:

From director Tim Burton and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable, thrilling and haunting tale. Sixteen-year-old Jacob follows clues that take him to a mysterious island where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores the abandoned bedrooms and hallways, he discovers that its former occupants were far more than peculiar; they possessed incredible powers. And they may still be alive.

 

Gods of Egypt:

We also have the official synopsis for Gods of Egypt, from director Alex Proyas (The Crow, Dark City, I Robot, Knowing). The film is written by Proyas and Matt Sazama. The cast includes Brenton Thwaites, Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Geoffrey Rush, Elodie Yung and Emma Booth.

Gods of Egypt will crush UK cinemas on 12th February 2016.

Official synopsis:

Magic, monsters, gods and madness reign throughout the palaces and pyramids of the Nile River Valley in this action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt. With the survival of mankind hanging in the balance, an unexpected hero takes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. With only a handful of heroic rebels opposing Set’s savage rule, Bek (Brenton Thwaites), a bold and defiant mortal, enlists the aid of powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against the evil overlord. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen take them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the spectacular final confrontation.

About Matt Wavish 10002 Articles
A keen enthusiast and collector of all horror and extreme films. I can be picky as i like quality in my horror. This doesn't necessarily mean it has to be a classic, but as long as it has something to impress me then i'm a fan. I watch films by the rule that if it doesn't bring out some kind of emotive response then it aint worth watching.

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