Let’s talk about the top stories in Hollywood this week!
Entertainment Weekly revealed the first official look at Captain Marvel on the cover of their latest issue. The cover announcement also came with 10 new set photos, including first shots of Brie Larson in costume as Carol Danvers (a.k.a. Captain Marvel), a younger version of Nick Fury sans eye patch (Samuel L. Jackson) and the infamous Skrulls. Captain Marvel hits theaters March 2019. (Entertainment Weekly)
Daniel Craig will star in Rian Johnson’s first project since Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Titled Knives Out, the modern-day murder mystery is currently being shopped at the Toronto International Film Festival. Craig is committed to star in November while the Bond 25 project continues its search for a new director. (Deadline)
Paramount Pictures shifted its release dates for several highly-anticipated films. Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick has been pushed a year to June 26, 2020, while the release date for John Krasinski’s surprise hit A Quiet Place 2 was confirmed to be May 15, 2020. Other slate shifts include Sonic the Hedgehog moving to November 8, 2019, and Terminator taking its place on November 15, 2019. (Deadline)
A new clip from Bohemian Rhapsody gives us a look inside the making of Queen’s iconic song of the same name. The clip shows Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) pushing Roger Taylor (Ben Hardy) to record the famous “Galileo” and “Figaro” operatic lines. The clip jumps to Queen’s live performance of the song, giving us a more detailed look at Malek’s on-stage portrayal of the late signer. (/Film)
Two film adaptations of Broadway classics are trading places. Cats, starring Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift and James Corden, has been moved to December 20, 2019, replacing Wicked on Universal’s slate. This puts Cats in direct competition with Star Wars: Episode IX. There is no word on a new release date for Wicked. (Variety)
Empire shared a new image of Lin-Manuel Miranda as lamplighter Jack in Mary Poppins Returns, in theaters this Christmas. Miranda assumes the role made famous by Dick Van Dyke over 50 years ago. Click here to see the exclusive image. (Empire)
A24 is releasing horror comedy Slice for one day only in select cities on Monday, September 10. Starring Grammy winner Chance the Rapper, the film explores the investigation of a murdered pizza delivery boy, and a pizza store that doubles as a gateway to hell. There are no details on a wide release at this time. (/Film)
Click below to watch the latest trailers.
- Halloween (October 19)
- Disney’s Nutcracker and the Four Realms (November 2)
- At Eternity’s Gate (November 16)
- Instant Family (November 16)
- The Favourite (November 23)
- The Nun: A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
- Peppermint: Peppermint is a revenge story centering on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose, and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they stole from her.
- God Bless the Broken Road: While grieving the loss of her husband, a financially struggling widow meets a race car driver.
- The Apparition: A journalist is sent by the Vatican to investigate a young girl claiming to be visited by the Virgin Mary.