NCM Entertainment Roundup – August 18th

Catching you up on some of our favorite things to come out of Hollywood this week:

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Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson in The Hitman’s Bodyguard.


The creepy wooden doll scared up some big box office as Annabelle: Creation landed at #1 this past weekend with $35 million. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Entertainment Weekly revealed 51 of the best movies that symbolize each U.S. state.

Daniel Craig officially confirmed that he will reprise his role as James Bond in the next film during an interview with Late Show host Stephen Colbert. (Rolling Stone)

Two of pop culture’s greatest phenomenons come together in this one epic videoStar Wars and Game of Thrones! Need we say more? (Yahoo! Movies)

“We all float down here…and you will, too.” Travel through the sewers with Pennywise the Clown in the new IT virtual reality experience, Float. (The Wrap)

Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) himself makes an appearance in the latest international trailer for Thor: Ragnarok. (CNET)

Ever dreamt of living in Harry Potter’s childhood home? Well, muggles can purchase the wizard’s home in Suffolk, England for $1.2 million. (USA Today)

The teaser trailer for psychological horror flickThe Killing of a Sacred Deer tells the story of the Murphy family (starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell), who are dealing with the effects of a mysterious virus that affects young children. (Cinema Blend)

Darren Aronofsky gave a little insight into the making of his film, Mother!, but without giving away too much of the plot. (/Film)

Check out the teaser for Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut, Molly’s Game, featuring Jessica Chastain. (Collider)

The Russo Brothers posted this cryptic image of a glove on Facebook as production is underway for Avengers 4. What does it mean? Who does it belong to? Does something happen to one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? (Moviefone)

Opening this weekend: The Hitman’s Bodyguard and Logan Lucky.

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NCM Entertainment Roundup – August 11th

Catching you up on some of our favorite things to come out of Hollywood this week:

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The creepy doll returns in Annabelle: Creation

Check out the “true'” story of the creepy doll Annabelle, who has haunted moviegoers since her debut in 2013’s The Conjuring. (USA Today)

Ryan Reynolds continues to up the ante by tweeting out a first look at Cable (Josh Brolin). (The Wrap)

Entertainment Weekly’s annual Fall Movie Preview issue has exclusive details on Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Oh Mother! If you thought the teaser was chilling, then the first official trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s horror flick starring Jennifer Lawrence will definitely make you think twice before opening your front door. (Variety)

The first trailer for Goodbye Christopher Robin tells the origin story of Winnie The Pooh through the eyes of author A.A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson). (Deadline)

Disney villains are having a good week! Chiwetel Ejiofor is in final negotiations to voice Scar in the live-action The Lion King, while Murder on the Orient Express actor Marwan Kenzari is set to star as Jafar in the live-action Aladdin. (The Hollywood Reporter)

A fun gag reel from the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 DVD offers bonus features of the cast’s more hilarious moments. (EW)

Bruce Willis will take over the lead role originally made famous by Charles Bronson in the reboot of Death Wish. The trailer shows Willis taking the law into his own hands after suffering a personal tragedy. (Yahoo! Movies)

Pacific Rim: Uprising has been pushed back another month to March 23, 2018. (/Film)

Blade Runner: 2049 officially has been given an R rating. (Collider)

Queen Mera (Amber Heard) makes her presence known in this new Justice League image. (We Got This Covered)

The Hunger Games and Twilight stories may not be over yet – Lionsgate is considering expanding both franchises into spinoffs. (Screen Rant)

Opening this weekend: Annabelle: Creation, The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature and The Glass House.


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NCM Entertainment Roundup – August 4th

Catching you up on some of our favorite things to come out of Hollywood this week:


Idris Elba as The Gunslinger in The Dark Tower



The highly anticipated sequel Wonder Woman 2 will debut in theaters on December 13, 2019. (The Hollywood Reporter)

WWE star John Cena has been tapped to star in the new Transformers spinoff, Bumblebee. (Entertainment Weekly)

The chilling first teaser for Jennifer Lawrence’s latest film project Mother! hit this week (Variety)

The Deadpool red carpet was rolled out for Domino (Zazie Beetz), as Ryan Reynolds teased fans on Twitter with an exclusive sneak peek. (USA Today)

Jaume Collet-Serra is set to direct Disney’s Jungle Cruise starring Dwayne Johnson. Collet-Serra had been the frontrunner to direct Suicide Squad 2, but dropped out of the running after signing with Disney. (Deadline)

If you are brave enough to watch it, the new full-length trailer for Stephen King’s IT premiered online. (Complex)

Emilia Clarke posted a funny video on her Instagram with Chewbacca while filming the Han Solo spinoff. (Cinema Blend)

The final trailer for Detroit highlights a brutal moment during the 1967 Detroit riots. (

One of the most raved about films from the Sundance Film Festival has just release its first full trailerCall Me By Your Name, based on the novel by Andre Aciman. The story is set in 1983 Italy as a young 17-year-old boy (Timothée Chalamet) slowly falls for an older American scholar (Armie Hammer). (

We’re already halfway through summer, so here are the ten movies that make you feel like you are on vacation. (Moviefone)

Opening this weekend: The Dark Tower and Kidnap.

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NCM Entertainment Roundup – July 28th – Comic-Con 2017 Edition

Catching you up on some of our favorite things to come out of Comic-Con this week:


Another successful Comic-Con has come to a close! The studios certainly didn’t disappoint fans, presenting big movie announcements, new trailers, hot posters, panels of stars, and more! Here are some highlights from Comic-Con 2017:

Trailers and Clips

Cast Interviews and Panels

  • Kevin Feige explains his excitement for Captain Marvel in this interview.

Movie Announcements

  • Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) will take on the Skrulls in the 1990s as more plot details of her standalone film emerged.
  • Lawrence Fishburne and Michelle Pfeiffer are both confirmed to star in Ant-Man and The Wasp.
  • Warner Bros. confirmed the next standalone Batman film titleThe Batman. The studio also confirmed numerous titles including Suicide Squad 2, Green Lantern Corps and Shazam.
  • Aquamans teaser footage made a big splash.

Posters, Logos and Set Shots

  • The Justice League made their official movie poster debut with an unexcepted superhero guest.
  • New concept art showcases Captain Marvel’s alien fighting skills.
  • A sneak peek at Steven Spielberg’s latest project, Ready Player One.
  • Thor and Loki team up to defeat Hera in the latest Thor: Ragnarok poster.
  • Black Panther is front and center in this latest movie poster.

Comic-Con Fun

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NCM Entertainment Roundup – July 21st

Catching you up on some of our favorite things to come out of Hollywood this week:


Dane Dehann and Cara Delevingne in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets


Disney held its annual D23 summit in Anaheim, California, where the studio revealed major news on numerous upcoming films. Here’s a quick recap (Entertainment Weekly):

  • 1st Official Trailer of A Wrinkle in Time
  • A behind-the-scenes featurette of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
  • Will Smith (Genie), Mena Massoud (Aladdin) and Naomi Scott (Jasmine) are all confirmed to star in Guy Richtie’s live-action remake of Aladdin.
  • Ralph Breaks The Internet clip dazzled audiences, along with Taraji P. Henson’s casting announcement.
  • Elasticgirl (Holly Hunter) is front and center in this stunning scene from The Incredibles 2.
  • Audiences caught a first glimpse of the opening sequence from Jon Favreau’s The Lion King, and it did not disappoint!
  • Thanos brought the house down as Marvel unveil new footage of Avengers: Infinity War. The studio also revealed Thanos’s children, also known as ”Black Order.”
  • Mary Poppins Returns to D23 with a rousing sneak peek at her London adventures with the Banks family.
  • Josh Cooley is announced as director of Toy Story 4.
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms release date is November 2, 2018.
  • Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, Colin Farrell and Eva Green will all star in Tim Burton’s Dumbo.

Warner Bros. announced new release dates from 2018 to 2020 for four of their untitled films and also pushed back the comedy Game Night to March 2, 2018. (Variety)

The latest trailer for Blade Runner 2049 gave fans a better look at Jared Leto’s villain as he tracks down Officer K (Ryan Reynolds) to stop him from destroying his plan to unleash a new species. (The Wrap)

Wiseau (James Franco) is determined to create the best worst movie ever in the teaser for The Disaster Artist. (Yahoo! Movies)

Lin-Manuel Miranda continues his streak with Disney, as he’s confirmed to create the original score for the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. (/Film)

An awesome Facebook image of our favorite anti-hero Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) cozying up with his trusted ally Blind Al (Leslie Uggams). (Collider)

Marvel Studios and Lexus will launch an exclusive studio brand partnership in collaboration with Black Panther that features the 2018 Lexus LC in the film. (The Hollywood Reporter)

A top federal agent (Ryan Reynolds) must protect his arch enemy, a hitman (Samuel L. Jackson), from a ruthless dictator (Gary Oldman) in the hilarious trailer for The Hitman’s Bodyguard. (

Opening this weekend: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Dunkirk and Girls Trip.

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NCM Entertainment Roundup – July 14th

Catching you up on some of our favorite things to come out of Hollywood this week:


War for the Planet of the Apes, the last film in the trilogy.


War for the Planet of the Apes battled to $5 million on Thursday, with its weekend opening tracking in the $60 million to $65 million range. (Variety)

Spider-Man: Homecoming swung to the top of the box office with an outstanding $117 million last weekend. (Entertainment Weekly)

Daniel Craig will once again step into James Bond’s shoes for the still untitled Bond 25 film. Adele is also in negotiations to create the new Bond film’s signature song for the second time in her career. (Slate)

Does Wonder Woman love the ‘80’s? New plot details have emerged for the sequel that has Diana fighting the Cold War. (The Wrap)

Oscar-winning Moonlight director Barry Jenkins announced his next film project – an adaptation of the bestselling novel by James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk. (Variety)

John Oliver will voice the beloved Zazu in the live-action remake of The Lion King. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Check out the cool video clip Rihanna posted on her Instagram which gives a look of her character Bubble in Valerian. (Cinema Blend)

Joe Bang (Daniel Craig) explains the pros and cons of doing a high-risk robbery at the Charlotte Motor Speedway with the Logan Brothers (Channing Tatum and Adam Driver) in this exclusive Logan Lucky excerpt. (/Film)

Deadpool gave Wonder Woman some love after the Amazonian surpassed the anti-hero on the box office charts. (Yahoo! Movies)

The first half of 2017 has brought us so many excellent movies, but which ones really resonate with audiences? USA Today has its list of the ten best films of the year so far. (USA Today)

Charlize Theron revealed in a recent interview that she would potentially reprise her role as Imperator Furiosa in a future Mad Max film if the right opportunity presents itself. (We Got This Covered)

Opening this weekend: War for the Planet of the Apes, Wish Upon and Blind.

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