The Week in Movie News: Best of Sundance, 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Trailer and More

The Week in Movie News: Best of Sundance, 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Trailer and More

Feb 02, 2018

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

 

BIG NEWS

Tom Hanks to Play "Mister Rogers": Hollywood nice guy Tom Hanks is set to portray PBS nice guy Fred Rogers in a biopic about the children's television icon, who hosted Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Read more here

 

GREAT NEWS

F. Gary Gray to direct Men in Black sequel: Following his success with Straight Outta Compton and The Fate of the Furious, F. Gary Gray has been tapped to direct the next Men in Black movie, which will involve new characters. Read more here.

 

FESTIVAL BUZZ

The best of Sundance 2018: We went to Sundance and now have a lot of new movies to recommend, so we compiled a guide to what you need to put on your must-watch list from this year's festival. Check out our picks here

 

AWARDS BUZZ

Where to watch the Oscar nominees: We compiled a guide to help you catch up with all of this year's Oscar nominees before the big awards show next month. Check out our exclusive listing here.

 

COOL CULTURE

Ant-Man and the Wasp Easter eggs: The folks at ScreenCrush pored through the new Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer for hidden Easter eggs and offer explanation for those details and more. Watch the video below.

 

MUST-WATCH TRAILERS

Ant-Man and the Wasp promises some humorous action: The first trailer for the Marvel sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp showcases Evangeline Lily's promotion to badass costumed hero while reminding us of the comedic elements to look forward to. Watch it here:

 

The 2018 Oscar-nominated shorts have big appeal: This year's Oscar nominees in the three short film categories will be playing together on the big screen this month, and there's a new trailer spotlighting them all. Watch it here:

 

The First Purge teases the beginning: The first teaser for the next Purge movie, a prequel going back to the start, debuted as a fake political ad. Check it out here:

 

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