The Week in Movie News: 'Captain Marvel,' 'The Incredibles 2,' 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' and More

The Week in Movie News: 'Captain Marvel,' 'The Incredibles 2,' 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' and More

Nov 24, 2017

Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:

 

BIG NEWS

Jude Law will play a classic Marvel superhero: Jude Law, who was once in line to play Superman, will finally put on a superhero costume as Mar-Vell, the former version of the titular character, opposite Brie Larson in Captain Marvel. In other big superhero casting news, Lizzy Caplan will play the female lead in the X-Men movie Gambit. Read more here and here.

 

GREAT NEWS

More Agatha Christie mysteries are on the way: While Murder on the Orient Express isn't a huge hit here, its success overseas is paving the way for a sequel, which will based on Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile. In other great sequel news, the next Terminator is moving forward. Read more here and here.

 

WAYS TO WATCH

Coco is available in theaters in Spanish: Already one of the biggest movies of all time in Mexico, Pixar's Coco can now be seen in the US with some showings in Spanish for Hispanic audiences. Read more here.

 

COOL CULTURE

Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Lego: In anticipation of next month's new Star Wars movie, Huxley Berg Studios has redone the trailer for The Last Jedi in Lego. Watch it below and see new Star Wars: The Last Jedi TV spots here.

 

EXCLUSIVE BUZZ

Guillermo del Toro confirmed his Star Wars dream movie: Speaking of Star Wars, we talked to The Shape of Water director Guillermo del Toro about the movie he'd love to make if welcomed into the franchise, and it involves Jabba the Hutt's rise to power. Read what he had to say here.

 

MUST-WATCH TRAILERS

The Incredibles 2 teased the long-awaited sequel: The first teaser for Pixar's The Incredibles 2 showcases Mr. Incredible reacting to baby Jack-Jack having powers. Watch it below.

 

A Wrinkle in Time showcased a fantastic adventure: The first trailer for Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle in Time, based on the classic children's book, shows off the fantastical sci-fi adventure featuring young kids and an alien Oprah. Check it out below:

 

12 Strong looks intense: The second trailer for 12 Strong, which stars MCU actors Chris Hemsworth and Michael Peña, reflects the intensity of the War in Afghanistan just after 9/11. Watch it here:

 

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