NCM Entertainment Roundup – September 2nd

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

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A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

Consider this your must-watch list for fall and winter as Variety gives us their “30 Most Anticipated Films of the 2015-2016 Oscar Season.”

First-time Oscar producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced that February’s Academy Awards will have two hosts. No hints yet at who will take the reins, but EW has a few suggestions for the hosting duo including Key and Peele or Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill.

Instagram’s roll out of their new layout last week was the perfect place for Star Wars drop another teaser trailer featuring John Boyega as Finn. (The Hollywood Reporter)

The new Mean Girls collaboration between Paramount Pictures and Dylan’s Candy Bar is so fetch. There’s a whole line of treats including “You Go Glen Coco” hot cocoa and other non-edible accessories based on the film’s best lines and inside jokes.  (People)

Will Smith’s new film Concussion tackles the NFL’s controversial on-going issue with head injuries and their serious side effects among former pro players. In this first trailer just released, Dr. Bennet Omalu (Smith), an accomplished neuropathologist, discovers the chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) after performing several autopsies on former players and confronts the NFL about his findings. (Rolling Stone)

Academy Award-winning director Tom Hooper’s first trailer for Oscar-hopeful The Danish Girl showcases a moving glimpse of Lili Elbe’s (Eddie Redmayne) life as Elbe transitions from a man to a woman while becoming one of the first influential transgender individuals.  (Yahoo! Movies)

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard give some new blood to Shakespeare’s classic Macbeth in the latest trailer for the film due out on December 4, 2015. (moviefone)

Better be… GRYFFINDOR! J.K. Rowling reveals that James Sirius Potter will be following in his father’s footsteps at Hogwarts as he was sorted into Gryffindor at his first day of school yesterday. (Cinema Blend)

Bill Murray will be making a cameo in Ghostbusters 3! (Vulture)

Opening this weekend:  The Transporter Refueled and A Walk in the Woods.

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