Let’s talk about the top stories in Hollywood this week!
The first Avengers 4 teaser may be just around the corner. Twitter user @ImAFilmEditor, the same user that correctly reported the trailer launches for Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story, posted that the Avengers 4 teaser is undergoing DMR, or digital media remastering, for IMAX. Last year, Marvel released the first teaser for Infinity War in late November. (Comic Book)
Tom Holland signaled the end of production on Spider-Man: Far From Home with a Instagram post featuring his new suit. Standing next to MJ (Zendaya), the new suit resembles Spider-Man’s classic comic book style. Spider-Man: Far From Home hits theaters July 5, 2 months after Avengers 4. (/Film)
Marvel has pushed production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 to 2021. The directorial role remains vacant following Disney’s decision to part ways with James Gunn. Despite the delay, the film has a working title: “Hot Christmas.” (Pursue News)
Disney currently has three movies listed on its For Your Consideration site: Infinity War, Black Panther and Incredibles 2. The studio is vying for 28 considerations, 17 of which are focused on Black Panther, including Best Picture and Best Director. Infinity War is only listed as a consideration for Best Visual Effects. (Disney)
The latest photo released from the Men In Black set features Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in the desert. Dressed in full suits, the Thor: Raganrok pair are carrying umbrellas to keep cool; Thompson’s umbrella is much larger than Hemsworth’s. The Men in Black remake is set to hit theaters May 17, 2019. (/Film)
Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has officially signed on to write and direct the sequel. Coogler will begin penning the script next year with a goal of beginning production in either late 2019 or early 2020. Marvel has not made any announcements about their film slate beyond Spider-Man: Far From Home releasing July 5, 2019. (Hollywood Reporter)
Warner Bros. is opening the vault to revive two classic cartoon franchises. Warner Animation Group (WAG) is laying the groundwork for live-action hybrids of Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo. WAG has approached Tim Story to direct the Tom and Jerry film, and Chris Columbus is on board as creative producer on the new Scooby-Doo. (Variety)
Idris Elba joins James Corden, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Hudson in the film adaptation of Cats. This will be Elba’s second cat-related role since he voiced Shere Khan in 2016’s The Jungle Book. Elba is currently filming Hobbs & Shaw, a Fast & Furious spinoff starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. (Variety)
Click below to watch the latest trailers.
- Destroyer (December 25)
- Glass (January 18, 2019)
- Miss Bala (February 1, 2019)
- The Kid Who Would Be King (March 1, 2019)
- The Best of Enemies (April 2019)
- Aladdin (May 24, 2019)
- Halloween: Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
- Can You Ever Forgive Me?: When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.
- Mid 90s: Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.
- What They Had: Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home at her brother’s (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father’s (Robert Forster) reluctance to let go of their life together.