The Week in Movie News: 'Super Mario Bros.', 'Fantastic Beasts' and More

The Week in Movie News: 'Super Mario Bros.', 'Fantastic Beasts' and More

Nov 17, 2017

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

 

BIG NEWS

Super Mario Bros. is finally headed to the movies again: It's been almost 25 years since the failed first Super Mario Bros. movie arrived in theaters, and now Nintendo is finally ready to let Hollywood try again, this time with an animated feature. Read more here.

 

GREAT NEWS

Another Spider-Man villain gets his own movie: While Spider-Man has joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe, his foes continue to get their own solo movies from Sony. The latest villain to get his due is Morbius, the Living Vampire. Read more here.

 

FIRST LOOK

Fantastic Beasts 2 has a new title and first look photo: With one year away from release, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald revealed its official full title and a motion poster and cast photo showing Jude Law as young Dumbledore. Read and see more here.

 

COOL CULTURE

DC Extended Universe recaps: In anticipation of Justice League, many recaps and remade trailers and trivia and other goodies have hit the web this week, including a funny redubbing of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice below. Find more here and here and here and here.

MUST-WATCH TRAILERS

Deadpool 2 lampoons an iconic painter: The first teaser for the Deadpool sequel arrived, and it's mostly just a NSFW skit with the Marvel antihero doing his best Bob Ross impression --- it also presents a quick look at scenes from the upcoming movie. Watch it below.

 

Rampage pits The Rock against giant monsters: The first trailer for Rampage, based on the classic arcade game, shows Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson battling three enormous beasts, one of whom used to be his best friend. Check it out below:

 

The Greatest Showman showcases an awards contender: The latest trailer for The Greatest Showman teases what could be another awards-worthy performance by Hugh Jackman, who portrays P.T. Barnum in the upcoming musical. Watch it here:

 

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