It’s been seven years since Sony last brought the Men In Black to the big screen with the time-travel focused third installment. Now the studio is hoping the addition of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson will provide the spark needed with the loss of original stars Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.
For the moment, the franchise that began almost 20 years ago and encompassed nine previous films is coming to an end in dramatic fashion.
Audiences could be forgiven for not immediately realizing that this week’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters is the third film in what’s been dubbed the “MonsterVerse” from Legendary and Warner Bros.
Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin hits theaters May 24 just a couple months after the relatively underwhelming returns of Tim Burton’s Dumbo ($347 million worldwide) and a couple months before Jon Favreau’s anticipated update of The Lion King.
The $88 million global haul earned by 2014’s John Wick wasn’t big by superhero tentpole standards, but it gained the franchise a cult following among fans intrigued by the stoic hit man played by Keanu Reeves and his quest to exact revenge for the death of his dog and the theft of his car.
This week’s Pokemon: Detective Pikachu seeks to launch a new cinematic franchise based around the characters found in card games, video games, cartoons and other media since the brand was introduced in 1995.
With the first movie such a success, it’s no surprise that Warner Bros. is starting to roll out the marketing for this year’s It: Chapter 2.
Seth Rogen takes another stab at playing a romantic leading man, albeit one still very Rogen-esque, in Lionsgate's Long Shot, in theaters on May 3.
Last year’s marketing campaign for Avengers: Infinity War relied heavily on 2018 being the 10-year anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s launch. It wasn’t really the end, though: Infinity War was just the first of a two-part story.
Marvel Studios is about to launch Avengers: Endgame in theaters across the country next week. Even more so than last year’s Infinity War, the movie represents the culmination of everything the studio has built over the previous 11 years, ever since Tony Stark outed himself as Iron Man and Nick Fury opened Stark’s (and the audience’s) eyes to a larger world of heroes.
Hellboy is back on the big screen this week. Already the subject of two movies starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro, the new movie — once more simply titled Hellboy — has David Harbour taking up the demonic mantle and Neil Marshall behind the camera.
To try and explain why this week’s new super hero movie from Warner Bros. is titled Shazam! while the Marvel Studios release a couple weeks ago was Captain Marvel would involve detailing a decades-long string of copyright infringement lawsuits involving three different comic book companies and several characters.
Disney, fresh from finalizing its acquisition of Fox, brings Dumbo to theaters this week. The latest in the studio’s ongoing series of live action remakes of its animated classics, the movie stars Colin Farell, Eva Green, Danny DeVito and Michael Keaton under the direction of Tim Burton.
Jordan Peele’s Us, his follow-up to 2017’s breakout hit Get Out, is projected to bring in $40 million-$48 million its opening weekend, a number that would exceed what his freshman outing scored and further establish the director's box office bonafides.
In the period between last year’s Avengers: Infinity War and the upcoming Avengers: Endgame there’s been no small amount of conversation about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This week’s Captain Marvel is an indicator of what comes next.