NCM Entertainment Roundup – September 15th

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

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Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones’s Baby

Are you ready to slip into something…darker?  Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) return in the sultry first trailer for Fifty Shades Darker to rekindle their steamy romance. Universal also unveiled the first movie poster and teaser for the sequel. (Variety)

Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling are close to joining Oprah Winfrey in the animated adaptation of A Winkle in Time, directed by Ava DuVernay. (The Wrap)

Dwayne Johnson tweeted an exclusive first look at the vibrant new poster for Disney’s Moana, and the new trailer is getting rave reviews. (Entertainment Weekly)

A few weeks back, Ben Affleck teased fans that Deathstoke might become the main villain in his upcoming Batman film.  Well, that was confirmed by Warner Bros. this week as Joe Manganiello has signed on to play the DC villain. (Wall Street Journal)

Speaking of which, Ben Affleck’s latest directorial project, Live by Night, takes us back to the 1920s Prohibition era for the story of the son of a Boston police captain who rebels against his upbringing to become one of Florida’s most notorious gangsters. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Spider-Man (Tom Holland) can teach us a thing or two about breakdancing.  Director Jon Watts posted a video clip on his Instagram of Holland and his digital counterpart perfectly dancing in a motion-capture suit to Daft Punk’s “Doin It Right.” (Cinema Blend)

Selene (Kate Beckinsale) returns to battle old and new adversaries alike in this first trailer for the next installment of the Underworld franchise – Underworld: Bloody Wars. (Collider)

Benicio del Toro is in talks with 20th Century Fox to star in the Predator reboot. (Deadline)

There is a reason why Mad Max: Fury Road swept all of the technical categories during the 2016 Oscars!  Now, imagine if those stunning CGI special effects did not make the final cut… The result is equally mind-blowing. (Time)

Tom Hanks recently visited the Ellen DeGeneres Show to promote Sully, and made all of Pixar fans’ dreams come true when they had an impromptu conversation as Woody (Hanks) and Dory (DeGeneres) about a lost hat. (Slate)

Opening this weekend:  Bridget Jones’s Baby, Snowden and Blair Witch.

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