Best of the Week: New 'Indiana Jones' Confirmed, SXSW Reviews and More

Best of the Week: New 'Indiana Jones' Confirmed, SXSW Reviews and More

Mar 18, 2016

The Important News

Sequelitis: Indiana Jones 5 was scheduled for July 2019. Anne Hathaway might star in The Princess Diaries 3.

Star Wars Mania: The casting for young Han Solo is down to just a few actors.

Trekkie Time: Shohreh Aghdashloo joined Star Trek Beyond.

DC Delierium: Lobo is back in developmentBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice R-rated cut will be three hours.

Marvel Madness: Captain America: Civil War might have three post-credits scenes. Iron Man might be retired after the next Avengers.

New Ways of Seeing: Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, Martin Scorsese, J.J. Abrams, Ron Howard and others are endorsing a controversial new VOD service.

Casting Net: John Goodman joined Patriots Day. Ellar Coltrane and Jason Mitchell joined the young Barack Obama biopic Barry. Julia Roberts will star in Train Man. Simon Pegg joined Ready Player One.

Remake Report: Etan J. Cohen is remaking The Cannonball Run. Zack Snyder wants to make a new movie of The Fountainhead.

Adaptation Station: Belinda joined the Baywatch movie. Michael Mann's Heat is getting a prequel novel.

New Directors, New Films: Danny Boyle might direct the Miss Saigon movie. Eduardo Sanchez is helming Sevenfold

Box Office: 10 Cloverfield Lane was a success for its brand.

Festival Seasoning: The Arbalest and Tower won the big awards at SXSW.

Theme Parking: Chocolate factories are the new trend in amusement parks

Incidents and Accidents: Dylan O'Brien was hospitalized from an accident on the set of The Maze Runner: The Death Cure.

 

The Videos and Geek Stuff

New Movie Trailers: X-Men: ApocalypseMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Ben-Hur, The Legend of TarzanA Hologram for the King, Now You See Me 2Green RoomCriminal, The ShallowsStorks, Dead 7High-Rise and Central Intelligence.

Clip: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.

Interview Featurette: Henry Cavill on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. And Ben Affleck on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Watch: Batman v Superman v Captain America v Iron Man mashup trailer. And Batman v Superman redone with kittens.

See: Why Batman could win against Superman.

Watch: The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man responds to the Ghostbusters reboot trailer.

Learn: How a cat was employed in the portrayal of Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Watch: A tribute to Adam Sandler's dramatic performances.

See: Why all movies are better by ending with "Walk of Life."

Watch: A breakdown of Deadpool visual effects.

See: Spider-Man dies in a parody of the Captain America: Civil War trailer.

Watch: A short documentary on one of Yoda's puppetteers

See: This week's new movie posters.

Watch: Scenes from The Thing re-scored with new John Carpenter music.

 

Our Features

Film Festival Guide: The SXSW movies people are talking about.

SXSW Reviews: Sausage Party and Don't Think Twice.

Interview: Timur Bekmambetov on the origins of Hardcore Harry.

New Movie Review: Pee-wee's Big Holiday.

Comic Book Movie Guide: The Punisher in movies and TV.

List: Leprechaun movies ranked.

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

 

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