Movie News: Jackie Chan to Star in 'Five Against a Bullet'; Release Dates for 'How to Train Your Dragon 3' and More

Movie News: Jackie Chan to Star in 'Five Against a Bullet'; Release Dates for 'How to Train Your Dragon 3' and More

Dec 06, 2016

Skiptrace

Five Against a Bullet: Jackie Chan will star in Five Against a Bullet. Joe Carnahan (Stretch) is set to direct the action movie, which follows five bodyguards who are tasked with protecting a politician in Mexico after his father is killed by a drug cartel. Since starring in 2010's The Karate Kid, Chan has remained busy in his career, mostly making films in Asia, including last year's English-language Skiptrace (above). [Variety]

 

How to Trace Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 3: We'll have to wait a little longer to see the third installment in the animated How to Train Your Dragon series. Its release date has been pushed back from May 18, 2018 to March 1, 2019. In addition, Dwayne Johnson's Baywatch has been moved from May 19 to May 26, which is the start of Memorial Day weekend next year. Meanwhile, sci-fi thriller Life, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, has moved from that weekend to March 24. [Deadline]

 

Dracula Untold

Dracula Untold: Last year Luke Evans told us that Dracula Untold (2014), in which he starred, would be a part of the Universal monsters cinematic universe. Now, however, Alex Kurtzman, director of the upcoming The Mummy and also charged with shepherding the new movie universe alongside Chris Morgan, says Dracula Untold is not connected to The Mummy. [ScreenRant]

 

Fist Fight

Fist Fight Trailer: Ice Cube and Charlie Day star as school teachers in a new trailer for Fist Fight, which follows what happens when one challenges the other to a fight. The comedy will open in theaters on February 17. [Movieclips]

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