Previews on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage play are set to begin next week, and Pottermore has revealed not only who two of the previously-announced cast members will be playing but new photos of the characters! The site revealed that Sam Clemmett will be playing Albus Severus Potter, son of the titular Harry, and Poppy Miller will take on the role of Ginny Potter.
Steven Spielberg brings one of Roald Dahl’s most beloved stories to the big screen with his highly anticipated adaptation of The B.F.G.
Star Trek Beyond is set to feature the return of Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin and John Cho along with new roles for Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella and Joe Taslim. J.J. Abrams, who directed the last two films, is producing the third film in the rebooted franchise. Lin is directing from a script by Simon Pegg and Doug Jung.
It has been revealed that Ewan McGregor has been cast in the upcoming third season of FX’s Fargo in not one, but two roles!
Columbia Pictures’s The Angry Birds Movie took over the worldwide box office this weekend with $94 million. Animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks, the 3D-animated film earned an estimated $39 million in its opening weekend in 3,932 North American theaters, for an average of $9,919 per theater. The film started its international rollout on May 11 and its worldwide total is now $150 million.
Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse has all the ingredients of an abysmal film, yet entertains with its lively opera of poor decisions.
Directed by three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg (Bridge of Spies, Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan) from a screenplay by Melissa Mathison (E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, The Black Stallion) based on the best-selling novel by Roald Dahl, The BFG stars three-time Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance, newcomer Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall and Bill Hader.
The impressive Black Panther cast continues to expand today with the addition of Michael B. Jordan! The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Jordan, who previously worked with Black Panther director Ryan Coogler on both Fruitvale Station and Creed, will join the 2018 release.
Captain America: Civil War added $72.6 million domestically and $84.2 million internationally for a global weekend of $156.8 million. The Anthony and Joe Russo-directed film surpassed the $800 million and $900 million marks this weekend to overtake the global totals of Spider-Man, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Spider-Man 3 and land as the #6 highest-grossing superhero movie of all-time.
Warner Bros. has debuted the first trailer for The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jean Smart, Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow.
Bryan Singer’s fifth X-Men Movies arrives this month, as Professor X and Mystique’s mutant students battle super villain Apocalypse and his Four Horsemen. We investigate the latest installment in a 16-year old superhero franchise, and take a look at what’s next for Marvel’s mutants.
Three-time Academy Award winner Ang Lee brings his extraordinary vision to Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, based on the widely-acclaimed, bestselling novel.
NBC has picked up the DC Comics comedy Powerless to series! The half-hour comedy will air during the 2016-2017 season.
Michael Fassbender leads the cast of Assassin’s Creed and is joined by Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises, Inception), Michael K. Williams (“The Wire,” Paul Feig’s upcoming Ghostbusters), Jeremy Irons (“The Borgias”) and Brendan Gleeson (Edge of Tomorrow). Justin Kurrzel (Macbeth) is directing the film.
Inferno is director and producer Ron Howard’s third mystery involving Tom Hanks’ Robert Langdon. The Imagine Entertainment production, which has a screenplay by David Koepp based on the book by Dan Brown, is slated for release on October 28, 2016.