Movie News: First Look at Joker and Robin in 'The Lego Batman Movie'; Watch Kate Bosworth in 'Before I Wake' Trailer

Movie News: First Look at Joker and Robin in 'The Lego Batman Movie'; Watch Kate Bosworth in 'Before I Wake' Trailer

Jul 21, 2016

The Lego Batman Movie

The Lego Batman Movie: Our first look at Joker (above left, voiced by Zach Galifianakis) and Robin (above right, voiced by Michael Cera) in The Lego Batman Movie presents a different appearance for both characters. In the movie, which will open in theaters on February 10, 2017, Batman (Will Arnett) insults the Joker, prompting the criminal to start a crime spree. [USA Today]

 

Dakota Fanning / Kirsten Dunst

The Bell Jar: Dakota Fanning will star in a new version of The Bell Jar. Published in 1963, Sylvia Plath's acclaimed novel follows a young woman as she becomes mentally unstable. Kirsten Dunst will make her directorial debut; she cowrote the screenplay with Nellie Kim. The book was previously adapted into a 1979 movie starring Marilyn Hassett. [Deadline]

 

Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe: Disney's Queen of Katwe is a drama about a young girl from a slum neighborhood in Uganda who trains to become a chess champion. Set for U.S. theatrical release on September 23, the movie was partially filmed in Uganda and has already inspired a boom in chess there. A record number of chess clubs are now registered and "a threefold increase in the number of girls entering chess tournaments since 2012" has been reported. [Al Jazeera]

 

Before I Wake

Before I Wake Trailer: A new trailer for Before I Wake introduces Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane as new foster parents to a young boy (Jacob Tremblay) who, they soon learn, has profoundly unsettling and potentially dangerous dreams. The movie will open on September 9. [Movieclips]

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