Best of the Week: First 'Wonder Woman' Footage, Sundance Film Festival Guides and More

Best of the Week: First 'Wonder Woman' Footage, Sundance Film Festival Guides and More

Jan 22, 2016

The Important News

First Looks: DC debuted the first footage of Wonder Woman. The Flash and Cyborg made their DC Extended Universe debut cool concept art

More DC Delirium: Connie Nielsen will play Wonder Woman's mother

Marvel Madness: Benedict Wong will play sidekick Wong in Doctor Strange.

Star Wars Mania: Star Wars: Episode VIII was delayed until December 2017.

Box Office: Ride Along 2 overthrew Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Casting Net: Johnny Depp will star in Triple Frontier. Tina Fey and Ronda Rousey will star in a comedy together. Jennifer Lawrence will star in a movie about Fidel Castro's lover/would-be assassin

Remake Report: Tom Cruise is officially starring in The Mummy. Ilfenesh Hadera will play Dwayne Johnson's love interest in Baywatch. McG might direct the He-Man reboot.

Franchise Fever: Tyler Perry is making a Madea Halloween movieJurassic World 2 is in search of a director.

Sequelitis: Avatar 2 was delayed again.

Title Time: Vin Diesel confirmed the title Fast 8 for the next part in the Fast and Furious franchise.

New Directors/New Films: Rob Cohen is making a movie about hackers fighting a hurricane. Adam McKay is making another comedy with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.

Awards: Spotlight was named Best Picture at the Critics' Choice Awards. The Academy announced new rules to make Oscar nominations more diverse.

Ways of Seeing: Groundhog Day is playing at one cinema over and over on Groundhog Day.

 

 

The Videos and Geek Stuff

New Movie Trailers: Suicide Squad, Keanu, The Divergent Series: AllegiantNeighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Pee-wee's Big HolidayBarbershop: The Next Cut, The Invitation, Term LifeThe Wave and Forsaken.

Watch: A very weird version of the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer

See: Adam Driver's parody Star Wars: The Force Awakens on SNL. And an action figure inspired by that parody.

Watch: A mashup of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Cast Away.

See: Star Wars: The Force Awakens sequel comic featuring a villainous Jar Jar.

Buy: Luke Skywalker's blaster prop from Star Wars is for sale.

Watch: Seth Meyers parody of Boston-set movies.

See: Why Michael B. Jordan is the true best actor of 2015.

Watch: The movies of 2015 recapped in Lego.

See: All the historical inaccuracies in Disney animated classics.

Watch: A brief history of swearing in the movies. And a supercut of actors acting opposite themselves.

See: This week's best new movie posters. And a bunch of new Suicide Squad posters. And honest posters of Oscar nominees.

 

Our Features

Film Festival Guide: The movies people will be talking about at Sundance this year.

Film Festival Guide: Horror films at Sundance this year.

Horror Movie Guide: All the latest in horror news and trailers.

Sci-Fi Movie Guide: Jacob Gentry shares the five movies that influenced Synchronicity.

Comic Book Movie Guide: Breaking down the DC Movies TV special.

Home Viewing: Here's our guide to everything hitting VOD this week

 

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