NCM Entertainment Roundup – June 24th

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

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Independence Day: Resurgence

Finding Dory swims its way to history at the box office, becoming the highest-grossing animated debut of all time with $135 million. (Wall Street Journal)

Thank goodness! The long-awaited film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical Wicked is finally heading to the big screen on December 20, 2019. (Variety)

After its record-breaking Sundance sale, Fox Searchlight has released the first full trailer for Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation. Already garnering early awards buzz, the film chronicles the actions of slave revolt leader Nat Turner. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander scopes out his new home in New York in the latest poster for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. (Comingsoon.net)

In a recent interview with Empire, director Paul Feig confirmed a Spy sequel in the works. (Cinema Blend)

The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly brings you everything you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, including confirmation that Darth Vader is back!

Noomi Rapace is set to reprise her role as Dr. Elizabeth Shaw in the upcoming Prometheus sequel, Alien: Covenant. The Ridley Scott-directed film is expected in theaters next August. (The Hollywood Reporter)

In the second trailer for Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Jacob must embrace about his own ‘peculiarity’ in order to protect those around him. (Huffington Post)

A cappella group Voctave sang a seven-minute John Williams medley, including the familiar themes from Harry Potter, Jaws and of course, Star Wars.

Opening this weekend:  Independence Day: Resurgence, The Shallows, The Neon Demon and Free State of Jones.

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