Even after a summer of lackluster sequels, Hollywood drops three more sequels on this fall weekend. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back [RECH2] may win out due to Tom Cruise [TCRUIS], who’s coming off the well-received Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation. Paramount hopes the PG-13 rated action franchises rub off on one another. The first Jack Reacher opened at $15.2 million in December 2012 and legged out $80 million. Showing in 3780 theaters, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back could punch out $21...Read more »
Fox has unsheathed the teaser trailer for the third stand-alone Wolverine film Logan [WOLV3] starring Hugh Jackman [HJACK]. Set in the year 2024, the rabid X-Men appears to have lost some of his mutant powers and is aging along with Professor X, played by Patrick Stewart [PSTEW]. Boyd Holbrook co-stars as the villain Donald Pierce, who is after a child who has with the same powers as Wolverine. Logan opens in theaters on March 3rd.
Fox has revealed the teaser trailer for the horror A Cure for Wellness [ACFWL] directed by Gore Verbinski [GVERB] and starring Dane DeHaan [DDEHA].
An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the...Read more »
Disney has unveiled a sneak peek at Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 [GOTG2]. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Directed once again by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 arrives in theaters on May 5th.
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Fox has uploaded the full-length trailer for the features adaptation of the videogame series Assassin's Creed [ASCRD] starring Michael Fassbender [MFASS]. As evident in the trailer, more than half of the movie will take place in the present day, where only a tiny fraction of each game takes place. Assassin's Creed lands in theaters on December 21st.
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his...Read more »
Fox and DreamWorks Animation has delivered the teaser trailer for The Boss Baby [BOSSB]. Alec Baldwin [ABALD] voices a baby who's the newest addition to a family much to the chagrin of his 7-year-old older brother, Tim. Narrated by Tobey Maguire [TMAGU] as an adult Tim, The Boss Baby drops into theaters on March 31st.
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Cementing Ben Affleck as an A-list draw for Warner Bros., The Accountant [ACTNT] tallied an estimated $24.7 million to top the weekend box office. The actioner attracted an audience that was 58% male and 86% over the age of 25.
Kevin Hart: What Now? [KHWN] debuted in second place with nearly $12.0 million. African-Americans made up 54% of the audience, which was 54% over the age of 25.
Last weekend's top film, The Girl on the Train [GRLOT] declined 51% to just under $12.0 million and...Read more »
Sooner or later, every Hollywood actor will get to play an assassin. Ben Affleck’s [BAFFL] turn comes this weekend in The Accountant [ACTNT] as an autistic, math savant turned professional killer. The R-rated actioner won’t reach the height of his buddy Matt Damon’s PG-13 rated Bourne series. A better comparison would be the R-rated John Wick, which debuted with $14.4 million two years ago. Advance ticket sales are pacing ahead of Argo, which opened to $19.4 million four years ago....Read more »
Disney has revealed the full-length trailer for the prequel spin-off Rogue One: A Star Wars Story [SW16]. Felicity Jones [FJONE] stars as Jyn Erso who has joined the Rebellion against the Galactic Empire to lead a band of warriors to steal the plans to the Death Star, which was built with the aid of her father, played by Mads Mikkelsen [MMIKK]. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in theaters on December 16th.
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Universal and Legendary have unleashed the second trailer for The Great Wall [GRTWL] directed by Zhang Yimou [ZYIMO]. After the first trailer took criticism for having Matt Damon [MDAMO] front and center in leading the battle to "save" the Chinese people, the new trailer emphasizes that his mercenary character is just joining to help Chinese, even going as far as having Pedro Pscal's character say "You think they see you as some kind of hero". The Great Wall opens on February 17th.
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