NCM Entertainment Roundup – June 9th

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

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Tom Cruise and Annabella Wallis in The Mummy.

 

Wonder Woman made box office history this past weekend, landing at #1 with at $100.3M and becoming the best domestic debut by a female director. (New York Times)

The success of Wonder Woman has even captured the attention of superheroes from another comic book universe, as they tweeted out their “congratulations” to the Wonder Woman cast. (Entertainment Weekly)

23andMe and Universal collaborated in a new Despicable Me 3 studio brand tie-in to help Gru discover his roots through DNA. (Advertising Age – Creativity)

Last week, Tom Cruise revealed in an interview that Top Gun 2 will begin film production next year. This week, we learned the official title of the sequel Top Gun: Maverick. (Deadline)

Sony Pictures unveils three new 30 second TV spots for The Dark Tower which delve deeper into the battle between the Gunslinger (Idris Elba) and The Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey). (Firstshowing.net)

Fox has partnered with the Jane Goodell Institute to raise awareness and provide care for chimpanzees in the Republic of Congo as part of the marketing campaign for War for the Planet of the Apes. (Variety)

The first official trailer Murder on the Orient Express features an all-star ensemble cast that gives a new take on the best-selling classic novel by Agatha Christie. (USA Today)

Attendees at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference were in for a treat, as they were one of the first to try out the new Star Wars virtual reality experience where users can go one-on-one against Darth Vader on a volcanic planet. (The Wrap)

Check out this amazing supercut of our favorite movie characters saying the names of some classic movie titles. (Cinema Blend)

Opening this weekend: The Mummy, My Cousin Rachel and Megan Leavey.

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