Movie News: Anna Kendrick Says She Could Be Marvel's 'Squirrel Girl'; Watch Zippy New 'Star Trek Beyond' TV Spot

Movie News: Anna Kendrick Says She Could Be Marvel's 'Squirrel Girl'; Watch Zippy New 'Star Trek Beyond' TV Spot

Jul 05, 2016

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates / Squirrel Girl

Squirrel Girl: Anna Kendrick, who costars in this week's Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (above left), says in a new interview: "My brother sent me a Squirrel Girl comic because he thinks I should [play her]. I don't know what Squirrel Girl does other than be half squirrel, but I could be half squirrel!" First appearing in Marvel comics in 1992, Doreen Green, aka Squirrel Girl, is a mutant who soon earned a reputation as the greatest protector of New York's Central Park. The character has not been touted so far for any upcoming Marvel movies. [Net-A-Porter]

 

Transformers: The Last Knight

Transformers: The Last Knight: Michael Bay has shared a photo of the new version of the Autobot Drift, a character that will appear in Transformers: The Last Knight. In the past, the Autobot transformed from different vehicles into a samurai warrior, but now its automotive form will be a Mercedes-Benz AMG GTR. The movie will open in theaters on June 23, 2017. [Twitter via SlashFilm]

 

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond TV Spot: A buoyant new television spot for Star Trek Beyond is filled with bursts of action and witty one-liners delivered by Kirk (Chris Pine) and Sulu (John Cho). Directed by Justin Lin, the movie opens on July 22. [Movieclips]

 

Train to Busan

Train to Busan Trailer: A deadly zombie outbreak means that a train running between the cities of Seoul and Busan in Korea may be the only refuge for its lucky passengers. But in a new trailer for Train to Busan, the passengers don't look so lucky. The movie will open in select theaters on July 22. [Movieclips]

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