NCM Entertainment Roundup – August 31st

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

Morgan

It’s all about The Girl on the Train over at Entertainment Weekly, as it unveils the exclusive scoop on content and backstage fun from one of the most anticipated fall motion pictures.

The Angry Birds will live to fight the pigs another day, as a big screen sequel is in the works. (Variety)

While the other Avengers duked it out in Captain America: Civil War, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) was busy having some “me time” in modern day Australia and chillin’ with his new roommate Daryl, as seen in this Marvel featurette. (The Wrap)

If fans were excited by the first teaser of Disney’s live action reboot Beauty and the Beast, then these new images of Lumiere (Ewan McGregor), Cogsworth (Ian McKellen), Gaston (Luke Evans), LeFou (Josh Gad) and The Beast/Prince (Dan Stevens) offer more enticing glimpses on what’s to come. (Empire Magazine)

Ben Affleck tweets an intriguing clue as to who might become the main villain of his standalone Batman film – could it be Deathstroke? (The Hollywood Reporter)

Rings, the latest entry in the Ring horror franchise opening on Halloween weekend, aims to update the original story concept with a new trailer that shows what happens when the evil “Ring” video goes viral. Spoiler alert: It’s not good!  (Wall Street Journal)

Could Daniel Radcliffe reprise his role as Harry Potter?  Rumors are floating that Warner Bros. is in secret negotiations to potentially secure the rights to develop the film adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s newest play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with Radcliffe eyed to return as Harry.  Radcliffe has said in the past that he’s not interested in reprising his famous role, but you never know! (IGN)

Open Your Mind: Marvel’s Doctor Strange is a special behind-the-scenes sneak peek on the Captain America: Civil War Blu-Ray and DVD that showcases new plot details, first looks at the supporting cast and concept art from the upcoming hero sorcerer flick. (Screen Rant)

It’s always cool when a major Hollywood director like Spike Jonze makes a foray into advertising, even if you’re not quite sure what they’re selling. (Movie Pilot)

Gene Wilder, perhaps best known for his iconic role as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, passed away Monday at the age of 83. Cinema Blend took a look at five of his greatest movie roles.

Opening this weekend: Morgan, The Light Between Oceans, and The 9th Life of Louis Drax.

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