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

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

Sep 29, 2017

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

 

BIG NEWS

Terminator 6 will ignore the last three Terminator sequels: James Cameron shared some details about the next Terminator movie this week, revealing that it's a direct follow-up to Terminator  2: Judgment Day because "the other films were a bad dream." Read more here.

 

INCREDIBLE NEWS

Avatar sequels have begun production: James Cameron was also in the news this week for finally starting production on his four Avatar sequels, which are filming in succession with a reported total budget of $1 billion. Read more here and see the next generation of Avatar stars here.

 

GREAT NEWS

Martin Scorsese will direct Leonardo DiCaprio as Teddy Roosevelt: Leonardo DiCaprio is reuniting with Martin Scorsese again, this time for a biopic about President Theodore Roosevelt. The movie will focus on the historical figure's environmental interests. Read more here.

 

CRAZY NEWS

Burger King is trying to ban It in RussiaMcDonald's has a clown as a mascot, so obviously it's going to benefit from the success of It, right? That's the thinking behind an official complaint in Russia by fellow fast food chain Burger King. Read more here.

 

COOL CULTURE

Blade Runner 2049 anime prequel: The third short film prequel to Blade Runner 2049 arrived online this week, and it's an anime effort from Cowboy Bebop director Shinichiro Watanabe. Watch the short, titled Black Out 2022, below:

 

MUST-WATCH TRAILERS

Pitch Perfect 3 looks aca-terrific: The Bellas are back this Christmas, fulfilling their patriotic duty on a tour for the troops, and they've got a brand new trailer. Aca-watch it below.

 

Maze Runner: The Death Cure give fans their fix: The first trailer for the third and final chapter in the Maze Runner franchise has unveiled a trailer, and it looks pretty thrilling in a Mad Max meets The Great Train Robbery sort of way. Check it out here:

 

Gotti shows off John Travolta as an infamous mob boss: The first trailer for Gotti, which stars John Travolta as real-life gangster John Gotti arrived, and it looks like a familiar yet satisfying crime film biopic. Check it out below:

 

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