NCM Entertainment Roundup – March 24th

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

Power Rangers

Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Dacre Montgomery, Ludi Lin and Becky G are the Power Rangers.

 

It’s Morphin’ Time! Confused about the new Power Rangers movie? Here’s a handy primer on everything you always want to know about the teen-superhero franchise, but were afraid to ask. (Vanity Fair)

Speaking of which, Bryan Cranston’s dream came true last night as he visited The Late Show with Stephen Colbert dressed up as the red Power Ranger. (People)

Beauty and the Beast was the belle of the ball this past weekend, waltzing its way to the biggest March opening weekend, top domestic PG film opening and other records with box office receipts of $174.8 million. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Ever wonder what would have happen if the Rebels had survived in Scarif once retrieving the Death Star plans? Or how K-2SO came to life? Or if Darth Vader made another appearance to kill a main character? These are just some of the amazing videos that will appear in Friday’s digital HD & DVD release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – one that Star Wars fans will certainly not miss. (Entertainment Weekly and USA Today)

Robert Downey Jr. is set to star as the famous physician Dr. Dolittle in the Universal reboot The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle. The last time the good doctor talked to animals on the big screen was the 1998 and 2001 films starring Eddie Murphy. (Variety)

Speaking of Eddie Murphy, is he returning to America as Zamunda’s Prince Akeem? Rumors are circulating that the comedic actor is working on a possible sequel for Coming to America. (Screen Rant)

Manhattan is upside down in the first teaser movie poster for The Dark Tower. (The Wrap)

Henry Cavill will join the cast of Mission Impossible 6. (Deadline)

Venom transitions from antagonist to protagonist, as the Spider-Man villain gets his own movie spinoff that will hit theaters on October 5, 2018. (Time)

With an ode to Beauty and the Beast, the Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) himself introduced the second trailer of the animated picture offering further details of his secret mission. (MovieWeb)

The Plastics are Broadway bound, as the musical adaptation for the 2004 cult classic film Mean Girls will debut in October for an out-of-town tryout in Washington DC. (Yahoo! Movies)

NCM is heading to CinemaCon next week, so watch this space for the latest news from each of the big studio presentations! In the meanwhile here are 5 things to expect from CinemaCon 2017. (JoBlo)

Opening this weekend: Power Rangers, CHiPs, and Life.

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