Monthly Archives: July 2016

Weekend Box Office: ‘Jason Bourne’ Wins with $60 Million

Starring Matt Damon

Universal Pictures‘ Jason Bourne, starring Matt Damon, opened strong with an estimated $60 million from 4,026 theaters, one of the few franchise titles to come in ahead of its predecessor.

The fifth theatrical adaptation of Robert Ludlum’s book series earned the second-highest opening haul for a Bourne title,

New U.S. Trailer for Park Chan-wook’s ‘The Handmaiden’

Park Chan-wook's Erotic Thriller

Amazon Studios and Magnolia Pictures have unveiled the first U.S. trailer for Park Chan-wook‘s latest twisted tale, The Handmaiden, starring Kim Min-hee, Ha Jung-woo, Kim Tae-ri and Cho Jin-woong.

‘The Rocketeer’ Sequel in the Works at Disney

Disney's Reboot-Sequel

Joe Johnston‘s classic The Rocketeer, based on a 1980s comic book, is getting a reboot/sequel from Disney, FilmCutting has learned. But this time it’ll “be headlined by a black female character.”

First Trailer for Zhang Yimou’s ‘The Great Wall’ Starring Matt Damon

Starring Matt Damon

Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures have released the first trailer for Zhang Yimou‘s first English-language blockbuster, The Great Wall, which features an international cast lead by Matt Damon.

First Trailer for Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Mel Gibson’s World War II Drama

Lionsgate has unveiled the first official trailer for director Mel Gibson’s latest drama, Hacksaw Ridge, the true World War II tale which stars Andrew Garfield as an Army medic who refused to kill enemy troops during the Battle of Okinawa.

First Trailer for Meg Ryan’s Directorial Debut ‘Ithaca’

Meg Ryan's Directorial Debut

Momentum Pictures has revealed the first official trailer for a World War II drama Ithaca, the feature directorial debut of the rom-com queen Meg Ryan, who also stars in this.

The film reunites Ryan and her frequent collaborator Tom Hanks as the parents of a human messenger (Alex Neustaedter).

First Trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s New Thriller ‘Split’

James McAvoy & Anya Taylor-Joy

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for Split, the latest film from M. Night Shyamalan.

The upcoming psychological supernatural thriller stars James McAvoy as a psychopath harboring 23 identities.