Monthly Archives: May 2016

Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda to Lead ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

Walt Disney Pictures

On Tuesday news broke that a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious sequel to Disney’s 1964 classic Mary Poppins movie will star Emily Blunt (Into the Woods) and “Hamilton” creator-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, as Mary Poppins and Jack, a street lamplighter in the mold of Bert. Knock it out of the park Emily and Lin-Manuel.

Pixar Reveals ‘Cars 3’ New Character

Pixar's Anthropomorphic Franchise

Disney and Pixar have revealed the first details about Cars 3 along with the first piece of concept art from the film.

The next Cars movie, coming to theaters on June 16, 2017, will feature Cruz Ramirez, a young Hispanic female racer.

Dwayne Johnson is Doc Savage for Shane Black

Dwayne Johnson's Announcement

Fast 8 star Dwayne Johnson announced on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram on Monday that he has officially signed on as “the world’s first superhero,” Doc Savage in Shane Black’s upcoming film, which had been in development at Sony Pictures since 2013.

Paul Rudd & Craig Roberts Star in First Trailer for ‘The Fundamentals of Caring’

Roberts & Rudd

Netflix has released the first trailer for the indie comedy The Fundamentals of Caring, which stars Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Ehle, Megan Ferguson and Frederick Weller.

Weekend Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Hits $65M, ‘Alice’ Bombs

Memorial Day Weekend

Director Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse easily topped Memorial Day weekend, earning an estimated $65 million [$78 million across 4-days], while Johnny Depp‘s Alice Through the Looking Glass bombed over holiday weekend box office so far.

Jeff Bridges Joins ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Cast

The Golden Circle Cast

Jeff Bridges confirmed that he has joined the cast of the Kingsman sequel, by posting a poster on Twitter.

The Big Lebowski actor joins previously announced new additions to the cast: Channing Tatum, Elton John, Pedro Pascal, Halle Berry and Julianne Moore.

Official Trailer for Indie Sci-Fi ‘The Call Up’

Charles Barker's Sci-Fi

Vertical Entertainment has debuted the official trailer for indie sci-fi The Call Up, a relatively low-budget British film from writer/director Charles Barker.

The action/thriller, of sorts, is about a virtual reality ‘shooter’ game that turns out to be more than just a simple, harmless video game.