Movie News: How 'Logan' Got an R Rating, Thanks to Hugh Jackman; Watch 2 New 'Rogue One' Clips

Movie News: How 'Logan' Got an R Rating, Thanks to Hugh Jackman; Watch 2 New 'Rogue One' Clips

Dec 13, 2016

Logan

Logan: It's not yet official, but early reports indicate that Logan has earned an R rating for its brutal content. Now director James Mangold says that star Hugh Jackman accepted a reduction in his salary "because he wanted to do an R-rated movie" and his willingness to share the financial risk helped convince the financiers to move forward with the plan. Logan will open on March 3. [Twitter]

 


Snatched: We heard early this year that Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn might star in an action comedy revolving around a mother and daughter who go on a road trip together. Those plans soon firmed up and filming was completed in August. Schumer has now revealed the movie's title: Snatched. The first official photos have also been released. Look for the movie on May 12. [Twitter]

Snatched

 

Hobo With a Shotgun

Untitled Thriller: Jason Eisener (Hobo With a Shotgun, above) will direct an untitled thriller for Fox. It's inspired by Eisener's short film One Last Dive, which followed "a diver investigating an underwater crime scene." Wes Ball (Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials) will serve as one of the producers. [Variety]

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Clips: Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed and company are in for a rough landing in a new clip from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In another new clip, Felicity Jones learns that rescue is not as easy as it looks. The movie opens in theaters on Friday. [Movieclips]

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