Paramount has uploaded the official trailer for the live-action adaptation Ghost in the Shell [GSHEL] based on the seminal Japanese sci-fi animated/manga series. Scarlett Johansson [SJOHA] stars as a cyborg in an elite anti-terrorist Section 9 who must stop an organization that wants to sabotage advancements in artificial intelligence technology. Ghost in the Shell opens wide on March 31th.Read more »
Three new releases powered the weekend box office led by The LEGO Batman Movie [LBATM] with an estimated $55.6 million. The animated spin-off of The LEGO Movie drew a broad audience that was 52% female and 52% over the age of 25.
Fifty Shades Darker [50SH2] opened in second place with $46.8 million, well short of original's $85 million. The sequel skewed 70% female and should receive a Valentine's Day bump on Tuesday.
John Wick: Chapter 2 [WICK2] debut at third with $30.0 million, more...Read more »
Three big follow-up films storm the weekend box office looking to match their predecessors. However, a blizzard in the Northeast may keep some moviegoers from the multiplex. Combining two hugely popular brands, The LEGO Batman Movie [LBATM] should easily take first place. The animated caped crusader voiced by Will Arnett [WARNE] first appeared in The LEGO Movie, which debuted exactly 3 years ago at $69.0 million, while the last 3 live-action films featuring the Dark Knight has opened...Read more »
Pure Flix has released the full-length trailer for the drama The Case for Christ [TCFCH]. Mike Vogel [MVOGE] stars as Lee Strobel, a investigative reporter for the Chicago Tribune who began to research Christianity in 1980 after his wife found faith in the religion. The journey changed the skeptic from atheism to Christian. The Case for Christ opens wide on April 7th.
Universal has revealed a redband trailer for the comedy Girls Trip [GIRLT] from director-producer Malcolm D. Lee. Regina Hall [RHALL], Queen Latifah [QLATI], Jada Pinkett Smith [JPINK] and Tiffany Haddish star as four life-long friends who join for a vacation in New Orleans for some female bonding and sexy fun at the annual Essence Festival. Girls Trip is scheduled for July 21st.
STX has dropped the full-length trailer for the techno-thriller The Circle [CIRCL] starring Emma Watson [EMWAT], Tom Hanks [THANK] and John Boyega [JBOYE]. The Circle opens in theaters on April 28th.
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When Mae (Emma Watson) is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech & social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey (Tom Hanks), to engage in a groundbreaking...
Broad Green has unleashed the teaser for the horror film Wish Upon [WUPON]. Joey King [JOKIN] stars as a high-schooler who is given a music box from her father, played by Ryan Phillippe. The music box will grant wishes, which turned out be true, though at deadly costs. Wish Upon opens in theaters on June 30th.Read more »
Focus Features has unveiled the teaser trailer for the remake of The Beguiled [BGUIL] on Apple. Set during the American Civil War, Colin Ferrell [CFERR] stars as an injured Union soldier who arrives at a Confederate girls' boarding school. Nicole Kidman [NKIDM] plays the headmistress at the school while Kirsten Dunst [KDUNS] plays a teacher and Elle Fanning [EFANN] a student. He slowly cons his way into each of their hearts, until they turn on each other and then against him. Directed by...Read more »
Warner Bros. has launched the first trailer for the animated The LEGO Ninjago Movie [NJAGO] based on the toyline. Jackie Chan [JCHAN] voices Master Wu who trains a ninja strike force led by Lloyd, voiced by Dave Franco [DFRAN], to take on his evil father Garmadon, voiced by Justin Theroux [JTHER]. The LEGO Ninjago Movie opens in theaters on on September 22nd.
The battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all...Read more »
Fox has released the full-length trailer for the mother-daughter comedy Snatched [MTDTR] starring Amy Schumer [ASCHU] and Goldie Hawn. Snatched opens Mother's Day weekend on May 12th.
After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn) to travel with her to paradise. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda realize that working through their differences as mother and daughter...Read more »