NCM Entertainment Roundup – August 10th

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

Pete's Dragon

Pete’s Dragon

 

The Suicide Squad dominated the box office, becoming the highest grossing opening weekend film for the month of August with $135.1 million. (Wall Street Journal)

 

Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated epic WWII drama Dunkirk debuted its first trailer after a surprise leak, foreshadowing the impending battle and military evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940. (Variety)

 

Even Olympians love the movies! With the Olympic Games in Rio in full swing, members of Team USA shared their favorite sports movies. (/Film)

 

Speaking of the Olympics, if you have been tuned in to the Games over the past few days you may have noticed a special new TV spot from Star Wars: Rouge One unveiling new footage including a hint at the potential return of Darth Vader.  The full trailer premieres Thursday during the Games. (Digital Spy)

 

Superman will be flying solo again, as Warner Bros. confirms a sequel to Man of Steel is in development. (Collider)

 

Tom Hiddleston teased the return of Asgardian villain Loki on his new Instagram account, and Avengers nemesis Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) welcomed his “biggest fan of them all” to the social media platform. (The Hollywood Reporter & USA Today)

 

Alice (Mila Jovovich) returns to the place where it all began, Raccoon City, to put an end to the Umbrella corporation and the zombie apocalypse in the first teaser for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. (The Wrap)

 

A linguist and a mathematician work together on the behalf of the government to communicate with extraterrestrials, but things take an unexpected turn in the first teaser for Arrivals, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner. (Yahoo Movies)

 

The C.S. Lewis classic series The Chronicles of Narnia will receive new life on screen. Sony-based TriStar Pictures is joining The Mark Gordon Company, The C.S. Lewis Company, and Entertainment One (eOne) to make The Silver Chair. (Deadline)

 

Opening this weekend: Pete’s Dragon, Hell or High Water, Sausage Party and Anthropoid.

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