NCM Entertainment Roundup – December 30th

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

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The Hateful Eight

Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues its march to becoming the highest grossing film of all-time.  Since its December 18 release, the film has grossed over $1.16 billion. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Entertainment Weekly gives fans a first glimpse of Benedict Cumberbatch as the mystical Marvel superhero Doctor Strange.  The issue also reveals exclusive character details played by Mads Mikkelson and Rachel McAdamsMikkelson is rumored to play the main villain Dormammu while McAdams may be the Night Nurse. (Entertainment Weekly & Screen Rant)

Deadpool was naughty this Christmas and concluded his “12 Days of Deadpool” with this super NSFW red band trailer. There’s also a clean version.  (Moviefone)

Richard Linklater of last year’s award-winning Boyhood, has released the first trailer for Everybody Wants Some, the “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused. (A.V. Club)

2016 is full of sequels and reboots including Ghostbusters, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 and Now You See Me 2 but don’t forget about some of the incredible original films making their debut next year. (The Wrap)

Christopher Nolan’s next directorial project will be the World War II action movie, Dunkirk, set for a July 21, 2017 release. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur gets pushed back to February 17, 2017. (Deadline)

An Australian researcher named Kynan Eng decided to tabulate what it would cost to save Matt Damon from his fictional movie situations. The grand total – over $9 billion! (Buzzfeed)

20th Century Fox debuted a brand-new still of Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in the big screen version of the popular video game, Assassin’s Creed. (/Film)

Separated during childhood, two brothers, a dimwitted soccer fan (Sasha Baron Cohen) and a highly-skilled agent (Mark Strong) reunite to save the world from villainous deeds in The Brothers Grimsby trailer. (IndieWire)

Everyone is back and just as nosy as ever in the new poster for My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. It’s closely modeled after the first film’s poster with the additional of Nia and Ian’s daughter. (Deadline)

Opening this weekend: The Hateful Eight goes wide and the adult animated (and Golden Globe-nominated) Anomalisa opens in select cities.

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