The Week in Movie News: Here's What You Need to Know

The Week in Movie News: Here's What You Need to Know

Aug 18, 2017

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

BIG NEWS

Daniel Craig is Still Bond, James Bond: We pretty much expected he would be back as 007, but Daniel Craig finally confirmed he'd be back as James Bond in the 25th installment, his fifth. Read more here.

 

COOL NEWS

Stephen Daldry will direct an Obi-Wan movie: This news is not yet confirmed but reportedly Oscar darling Stephen Daldry (The Hours) will helm a Star Wars spin-off prequel focused on Obi-Wan Kenobi, possibly starring Ewan McGregor. Meanwhile, Ron Howard teased an Imperial presence in the solo Han Solo movie. Read more here and here.

 

SURPRISING NEWS

Tom Cruise broke his ankle, but that won't stop him: Mission: Impossible 6 star Tom Cruise had a nasty injury this week, breaking his ankle while performing a stunt, but apparently the show will go on as scheduled anyway without delay. Read more here.

 

BOX OFFICE FORECAST

It could be a blockbuster: Sadly, The Dark Tower bombed, but another Stephen King adaptation could be a huge hit by the looks of It's box office projections. Read more here.

 

MUST-WATCH TRAILERS

Molly's Game should play well: Jessica Chastain stars as an entrepreneurial former Olympian in the first trailer for Molly's Game, which also stars Idris Elba, Kevin Costner and Michael Cera. Watch it here:

 

Rememory looks memorable: Following its debut at Sundance this year, the sci-fi movie Rememory will stream free later this month ahead of its theatrical release. Check out its first trailer here:

 

Thor: Ragnarok gets strange: A new international trailer for the anticipated Marvel sequel Thor: Ragnarok features an appearance from Doctor Strange. Watch it below. 

 

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