Let’s talk about the top stories in Hollywood this week!
It’s a wrap! This year’s awards season ends with history being made as Parasite took home Best Picture, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Screenplay and Best Director at the 92nd Academy Awards. Fan favorites Brad Pitt and Joaquin Phoenix also won their first Academy Awards for their respective performances in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Joker. Here’s the full list of Oscar winners. (Noovie)
A Knives Out sequel is in the works! During their latest company’s Q3’s earnings call, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer revealed the news that the next film will feature a new cast, new location and a new mystery. During an Academy Awards red carpet interview, Director Rian Johnson also shared Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc will be the only returning character from the first movie, noting, “It’s going to be Daniel playing Benoit Blanc, the detective. Other than that, all bets are off.” The first film grossed nearly $295 million worldwide. (IndieWire) (CinemaBlend)
Sony has just announced a new as-yet-untitled Sony/Marvel Spiderman pic with an October 8, 2021 release date. It will join Sony’s upcoming line-up including the Morbius spinoff with Jared Leto, followed by Venom 2, which is believed to be targeting the October 2020 date. Spider-Man: Homecoming 3 is expected to be next with a July 2021 release date, with Into the Spider-Verse 2 the following spring. (ScreenRant)
Grab your popcorn and hit the theaters to check out these films opening this weekend:
- The enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the secret dreams of his guests come true at a luxurious tropical resort on Fantasy Island. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the visitors must soon solve the island’s mystery in order to escape with their lives.
- When famed photographer Christina Eames dies unexpectedly, she leaves her estranged daughter, Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. When Mae finds The Photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box, she soon finds herself delving into her mother’s early life — an investigation that leads to an unexpected romance with a rising journalist.
- Sonic the Hedgehog tries to navigate the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound best friend — a human named Tom Wachowski. They must soon join forces to prevent the evil Dr. Robotnik from capturing Sonic and using his powers for world domination.
Click below to watch the latest trailers coming to a theater near you soon!
- The Informer (March 13, 2020)
- My Spy (March 13, 2020)
- I Still Believe (March 20, 2020)
- Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (April 3, 2020)
- Morbius (July 31, 2020)
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