NCM Entertainment Roundup – September 7th

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

sully

Tom Hanks is Sully

 

Summer 2016 officially ranks as the third highest grossing summer ever with $4.483 million, falling just shy of 2015’s $4.484M total. (The Wrap)

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis transport you back to the 1950s in a glimpse of the new film adaptation of August Wilson’s award-winning play, Fences. (Entertainment Weekly)

Check out the first concept art of Dwayne Johnson as Dr. Bravestone in the upcoming Jumanji reboot.  Also, Karen Gillan signs on to play the female lead opposite Johnson. (We Got This Covered)

Universal announces that Trish Sie replaces Elizabeth Banks as director for Pitch Perfect 3. (Variety)

Vulture is not going to be the only villain Spider-Man will be facing.  Several tweets revealed that our friendly neighborhood hero will also go one-on-one against Shocker (Bookem Woodbine) in his new big-screen adventure, Homecoming. (Yahoo Movies)

Is R2-D2 heading to the dark side? Nope, but his sinister-looking “twin brother,” imperial droid C2-B5, makes his cinematic debut in Rogue One this December. (USA Today)

Two new clips from Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children were released by 20th Century Fox this week.  Based on the classic novel, the clips detail new character analysis of Miss Peregrine’s (Eva Green) secret powers and the main villain’s (Samuel L. Jackson) quest for immortality. (Collider)

Sony Pictures unveil the first teaser poster for Mortem Tyldum’s sci-fi flick, Passengers.  (Movie Pilot)

If you think the footage from the third movie in the Blair Witch franchise is scary, then this latest TV spot may put over the edge. (Comingsoon.net)

The Shanghai Noon franchise may be galloping towards a third installment, as Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson are in negotiations to reprise their roles in Shanghai Dawn. Jared Hess will direct. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Speaking of Jackie Chan, here’s a sneak peek at the kung fu master facing his biggest test yet…a chicken…as seen this clip from The Master: A Lego Ninjago Short, which is set to premiere later this fall in front of Storks. (/Film)

The 43rd Annual Telluride Film Festival has wrapped up in Colorado, once again serving as the kick-off for the fall movie and awards seasons.  Here are the key take-aways from the festival. (Vanity Fair)

Opening this weekend: Sully, When The Bough Breaks and Before I Wake.

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