Movie News: Chris Hemsworth Joins 'Ghostbusters'; 'Pitch Perfect 3' Is Indeed On Its Way

Movie News: Chris Hemsworth Joins 'Ghostbusters'; 'Pitch Perfect 3' Is Indeed On Its Way

Jun 11, 2015

Chris Hemsworth

Ghostbusters: Chris Hemsworth has joined the new version of Ghostbusters. Director Paul Feig shared the news via social media, describing the actor as "our receptionist," which sounds equivalent to the role played by Annie Potts in the original. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, and Leslie Jones are set to star; the movie will open on July 22, 2016. [Twitter]

 

Kay Cannon / Elizabeth Banks, Hailee Steinfeld

Pitch Perfect 3: Musical-comedy sequel Pitch Perfect 2 has grossed $250 million worldwide, on top of the first film's haul of more than $115 million, so it's no surprise that Pitch Perfect 3 is indeed on its way, confirming a previous report. Kay Cannon (above left), who wrote the first two movies, is in negotiations to write a script for the next installment. Previously, Rebel Wilson said she was signed up already, although a new report claims Hailee Steinfeld, who co-starred in Pitch Perfect 2 (above right with director Elizabeth Banks), is the only cast member confirmed for another sequel. [The Hollywood Reporter]

 

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse: Director Bryan Singer shared a new behind-the-scenes photo from X-Men: Apocalypse. The shot revolves around Quicksilver, the lightning-fast mutant played by Evan Peters; Singer added the caption: "Just another day at the office." The movie is due in theaters on May 19, 2016. [Instagram via Empire]

 

Weepah Way for Now

Weepah Way for Now Trailer: Two sisters must deal with twisting personal and family relationships in the first Weepah Way for Now trailer. Real-life sisters Aly Michalka and AJ Michalka star; other familiar faces include Mimi Rogers as their mother. The movie debuts at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16. [Film Festivals and Indie Films]

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