At The Movies
When a mild mannered Uber driver named Stu (Kumail
Nanjiani) picks up a passenger (Dave
Bautista) who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail
of a brutal killer, he’s thrust into a harrowing ordeal
where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his
life and his five star rating. Directed by Michael
Dowse, this action comedy from 20th
Century Fox also stars Iko Uwais,
Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin,
Jimmy Tatro, Mira Sorvino
and Karen Gillan.
Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke) and his wife, Rachel (Amy
Seimetz), relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children.
The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods
near their new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his neighbour Jud
Crandall, setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unspeakable
evil with horrific consequences.
WarnerMedia cable network Adult Swim has set the linear
television premiere date for mecha-anime series gen:lock. Starring
Michael B. Jordan, gen:lock is set 50 years in the future, where an
oppressive authoritarian force threatens to conquer the world. A daring team is
recruited to pilot a new form of weaponized neuroscience that powers devastating
mecha, but they must be willing to sacrifice everything to save the world.
Cameron Boyce, an actor best known for his roles in the Disney
Channel series Jessie and the Descendants TV movie
franchise, has died at age 20. “He passed away in his sleep due to a seizure
which was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being
treated,” a Boyce family spokesperson reported.
Vin Diesel announced on Instagram that Charlize
Theron and Helen Mirren are returning for Fast & Furious 9.
Both actresses’ characters were introduced in 2017’s Fate of the Furious.
Theron played cyberterrorist Cipher who forced Diesel’s Dom to turn coats on his
street family and operate for her. Mirren played Magdalene Shaw, the mother of
Deckard (Jason Statham) and Owen (Luke Evans).
Mirren will be seen again as Magdalene in the Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs &
Shaw on Aug. 2.
Stranger Things goes full Marvel movie at the end of its
third season by including a credits scene that mysteriously sets up where the
franchise will go next in the all but assured to happen Stranger Things 4. The
credits scene is set in Kamchatka, Russia, and finds two Russian soldiers
feeding an imprisoned man to a Demogorgon.
It looks like things will never be the same for Camila Cabello
and Shawn Mendes. The two singers continued to spark romance
rumors this weekend after they were spotted stepping out for brunch in West
Hollywood, Calif. Photographers caught the dynamic duo holding hands and
wrapping their arms around each other for a sweet hug.
MoviePass has indefinitely shut down all services, calling it a
“temporary hold” to deal with unspecified “maintenance related issues,” but the
company also says it intends to use the time to “recapitalize.” MoviePass
services went offline beginning 5:00 a.m. Edt on July 4. In a press release
announcing the move, posted Wednesday, the company said it was “temporarily
interrupting” services in order to finish an “improved version” of MoviePass
“based on an enhanced technology platform.”
Renée Zellweger’s big 2019 started with a juicy role in Netflix’s
guilty pleasure What/If and is set to continue with a starring role as
Judy Garland in the upcoming biographical drama Judy, her
first major awards vehicle in over a decade.
Sales veteran Daniela Elstner, best known as the head of Paris
based sales company Doc & Film international, has been appointed as the
new managing director of French cinema promotional body Unifrance.
Amazon has given a 10 episode series order to an ensemble comedy from
Girls Trip writer Tracy Oliver and executive producer
Amy Poehler The untitled single camera comedy, previously titled
Harlem, centers on the lives of four black women, friends from their college
days at NYU, as they navigate sex, relationships and chasing their dreams.
Major Crimes, a new true crime anthology series from David
Ayer based on the “most daring heists, robberies, and crimes in Los
Angeles history” is in the works at Entertainment One. Each season
of the show will be focused on a single crime and take an in-depth look at both
the detectives and criminals behind the case.