Let’s talk about the top stories in Hollywood this week.
It, the highest grossing horror film of all time, has already confirmed a sequel release date. Pennywise returns to theaters September 6, 2019. (Variety)
Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are teaming up again for Roosevelt, a drama about the life of Teddy Roosevelt. (Deadline)
Director Michael Dougherty confirmed today that production for Godzilla sequel Godzilla: King of the Monsters is complete with a series of foreshadowing photos on Twitter. (ScreenRant)
The trailer for Annihilation starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac and Jennifer Jason Leigh was released today. The science-fiction thriller is directed by Alex Garland made famous for his work on Ex Machina. (IndieWire)
A Man Called Ove, the highest grossing foreign film in the U.S. in 2016, is slated for a remake with Tom Hanks starring as the film’s namesake and lead, Ove. (Deadline)
Mark Wahlberg will reunite with Daddy’s Home filmmaker Sean Anders for a new family comedy, Instant Family. Wahlberg will star in the film which will start production next year. (Hollywood Reporter)
With so many great movies this year, how could we possibly decide which one is worthy of Best Picture honors at the Oscars? Fortunately, Variety highlights the early contenders. (Variety)
Terms of Endearment actress Shirley MacLaine will join Anna Kendrick, Bill Hader and Billy Eichner in Disney’s Santa Claus film Nicole. (Variety)
Clifford the Big Red Dog will be even bigger on the big screen. Walter Becker, director of Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, is confirmed to direct the live-action hybrid. (Hollywood Reporter)
AMC Theaters released an exclusive look at the new poster for Proud Mary starring Taraji P. Henson, in theaters January 12, 2018. (AMC)
Going to the movies this weekend? Don’t forget to catch these new films, as well as the premiere of Noovie! Get there early to see “what’s Noovie“ at a theater near you, and follow WhatsNoovie on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more updates.
- American Made: A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1908s.
- Flatliners: Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.