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

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

Oct 20, 2017

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

 

BIG NEWS

Ron Howard revealed the Han Solo movie title: Solo: A Star Wars Story isn't a surprising title for the standalone young Han Solo movie, but at least we know what to call it now. Read all we know about the movie here and check out some extra Star Wars news and rumors here and here and here.

 

TERRIFIC NEWS

The New Mutants will kick off an X-Men horror trilogy: If you liked what you saw in last week's terrifying The New Mutants trailer, then you'll be happy to know that it's just the first in a trilogy that will cover different types of horror. Read more details from director Josh Boone here.

 

AWARDS BUZZ

Get Out leads Gotham Awards nominees: One of the first big awards events of the year has announced its nominees, including many for Get Out. That's great for the horror movie's Oscar chances. Read more here.

 

COOL CULTURE

Geostorm pranks New York City: This weekend sees the release of the disaster movie Geostorm, a promotion for which involved scaring New York cab riders with a surprise detour into winter conditions. Watch the prank below.

 

EXCLUSIVE BUZZ

Kevin Feige on the possibility of a female Thor movie: We talked to Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige in anticipation of the release of Thor: Ragnarok and got him to address the possibility that the female Thor of the comics could wind up with her own movie. Read what he had to say here.

 

MUST-WATCH TRAILERS

Black Panther teases something never seen before: Marvel unveiled another Black Panther trailer this week that shows off more of the movie's supervillains and hints that we've never seen anything quite like this in the MCU. Watch it below.

 

12 Strong sends Thor to war: The first trailer for 12 Strong showcases Thor: Ragnarok star Chris Hemsworth as a real American hero, leading troops in Afghanistan after 9/11. Check out the third spot below:

 

I Love You, Daddy looks very funny: I Love You, Daddy is Louis CK's first feature in decades as a director, and it looks good enough to hope for more movies by the comedian in the future. Check it out here:

 

 

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