JOKER || In addition to the Todd Phillips directed standalone Joker film being buzzed about, today it was announced that Jared Leto’s Joker from “Suicide Squad” will also be getting his own spin-off film which is now in development. Read more at: The Verge.
STAR WAR: THE LAST JEDI || Actress Kelly Marie Tran, known for her role of Rose in Rian Johnson’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has left social media after “months of sexist and racist harassment online” coming from the toxic fanbase that “Star Wars” has become known for. Read more at: The Hollywood Reporter.
SHARP OBJECTS || HBO has released an official trailer for its limited series “Sharp Objects,” based on the 2006 book by “Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn and directed by “Big Little Lies” director Jean-Marc Vallée. The series stars Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, Elizabeth Perkins, and Chris Messina and tells the story of an emotionally troubled reporter who returns to her hometown to cover the murders of two young girls. The series premieres Sunday, July 8th on HBO. See trailer below:
THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART
OFFICIAL TEASER TRAILER #1
THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART || The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, “The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part,” reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. The battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the LEGO universe will take Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a strange galaxy where everything is a musical. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are. Reprising their starring roles from the first film are Chris Pratt as Emmet, Elizabeth Banks as Lucy (aka Wyldstyle), Will Arnett as LEGO BatmanTM, Nick Offerman as Metal Beard, and Alison Brie as Unikitty. They are joined by Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, and Arturo Castro as, respectively, new characters Queen Watevra Wa-Nabi, Sweet Mayhem and Ice Cream Cone. “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” is directed by Mike Mitchell (“Shrek Ever After,” “Trolls,” “Sky High”). It is produced by Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Roy Lee, the team behind the LEGO film franchise since “The LEGO Movie” debuted in 2014. “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” opens nationwide in 2D and 3D on Friday, February 8, 2019.
MORTAL ENGINES – OFFICIAL TRAILER #1
MORTAL ENGINES || Thousands of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, humankind has adapted and a new way of living has evolved. Gigantic moving cities now roam the Earth, ruthlessly preying upon smaller traction towns. Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan)—who hails from a Lower Tier of the great traction city of London—finds himself fighting for his own survival after he encounters the dangerous fugitive Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar). Two opposites, whose paths should never have crossed, forge an unlikely alliance that is destined to change the course of the future. Mortal Engines is the startling, new epic adventure directed by Oscar®-winning visual-effects artist Christian Rivers (King Kong). Joining Rivers are The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies three-time Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, who have penned the screenplay. The Universal and MRC adaptation is from the award-winning book series by Philip Reeve, published in 2001 by Scholastic. On board as producers are Zane Weiner (The Hobbit trilogy), Amanda Walker (The Hobbit trilogy) and Deborah Forte (Goosebumps), as well as Walsh and Jackson. Ken Kamins (The Hobbit trilogy) joins Boyens as executive producer. Universal will distribute the film worldwide
THE OLD MAN & THE GUN – OFFICIAL TRAILER #1
THE OLD MAN & THE GUN || THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession. In Theaters September 28, 2018
OPERATION FINALE – OFFICIAL TRAILER #1
OPERATION FINALE || This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps. In theaters this Fall.