Movie News: Octavia Spencer Reuniting with 'The Help' Director for Horror Thriller; Watch First 'Game Night' Trailer

Movie News: Octavia Spencer Reuniting with 'The Help' Director for Horror Thriller; Watch First 'Game Night' Trailer

Feb 02, 2018

Octavia Spencer

Ma: Octavia Spencer will star in Ma. She will be reuniting with director Tate Taylor on the film, which reportedly mixes horror with psychological thrills; the two previously worked together on The Help (above). Juliette Lewis and Luke Evans will costar; Jason Blum (Get Out) will produce. [Variety]

 

The Revenant

Leonardo Da Vinci: Back in August 2017, we heard that Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant, above) will star in and produce a movie about the legendary painter and scientist Leonardo da Vinci, based on Walter Isaacson's biography. Now comes word that John Logan has been hired to write the screenplay. Among his numerous credits, Logan earned an Academy Award nomination for writing The Aviator, starring DiCaprio, who was also nominated for an Oscar. [Deadline]

 

Love, Rosie

Detective Pikachu: Suki Waterhouse (Love, Rosie, above) has joined the cast of Detective Pikachu. The role she is playing has not yet been disclosed; Ryan Reynolds stars in the big-screen version of a venerable video game series. The movie is currently in production under the direction of Rob Letterman (Goosebumps). [THR]

 

Game Night

Game Night Trailer: Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams star in Game Night as a couple who enjoy playing games with their friends. Their usual fun evening takes a turn toward the dark side, however, as shown in a new trailer. The comedy opens in theaters on February 23. [Movieclips]

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