NCM Entertainment Roundup – May 25th

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

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Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska in Alice Through the Looking Glass

The Angry Birds Movie flew past the competition over the weekend and landed at the top of the box office with $38.1 million. (Deadline)

As the summer blockbuster season arrives, studios aren’t holding back on releasing new trailers and teasers. Take a look a new content from Ghostbusters, Independence Day: ResurgenceBeauty and the Beast, Star Trek: Beyond, Sausage Party, Sing and Finding Dory.

Another mobile video game, Fruit Ninja, is in now early development for a big screen adaptation. (The Wrap)

Missed Thor and the Hulk in this month’s Captain America: Civil War? Both Avengers will be back in the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok along with Tom Hiddleston (Loki) and Idris Elba (Heimdall). Marvel revealed the full cast for the third Thor installment which includes Cate Blanchett as Hela, Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster, Karl Urban as Skurge and Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie. Thor: Ragnarok is expected in theaters November 3, 2017.  (The Hollywood Reporter)

Australian pop artist Sia will sing the official theme song for Finding Dory – the Nat King Cole classic, “Unforgettable.” (USA Today)

Hold your flower crowns and face swaps! In advance of this weekend’s big release, X-Men: Apocalypse took over Snapchat on Monday with special X-Men ­lens filters and features from Magneto, Mystique and Storm. (New York Times)

Before Harley Quinn terrorizes the big screen this summer in Suicide Squad, there’s already talk of a potential stand-alone Quinn film featuring a squad of other DC female heroes and villains. (Vanity Fair)

A comic book super fan wondered what would happen if the Avengers ever crossed paths with the X-Men. The result? An all-out war in this fan-made trailer, Avengers vs. X-Men. (Entertainment Weekly)

Need a refresher on where this weekend’s X-Men: Apocalypse picks up? CinemaBlend takes you through the key moments to remember from the past X-Men films.

38 years after the original Halloween terrified moviegoers, John Carpenter has announced that he’ll be back to produce the 10th film in the series and vows to “make [it] the scariest sequel of them all.” (Entertainment Weekly)

Opening this weekend: X-Men: Apocalypse and Alice Through the Looking Glass.

 

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