Movie News: New 'Magic Mike XXL' and 'Pixels' Photos; 'Spider-Man' Returning to High School

Movie News: New 'Magic Mike XXL' and 'Pixels' Photos; 'Spider-Man' Returning to High School

Apr 13, 2015

Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL / Pixels: New Magic Mike XXL and Pixels images have been released, putting the emphasis on the more joyful side of their tales. The former, opening on July 1, features Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez, Joe Manganiello, Channing Tatum, and Gabriel Iglesias; the latter showcases Michelle Monaghan, Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, and Peter Dinklage. and hits theaters on July 24. [USA Today]



The Amazing Spider-Man

Spider-Man: When Spider-Man returns to the big screen, he'll be back in high school. This according to Marvel's Kevin Feige, who also confirmed that it will be Peter Parker, aged 15 or 16, under the mask, and not Miles Morales or some other comic book character. Feige wants to explore the teen Spider-Man in greater depth as a "unique" character compared to other superheroes in the Marvel universe. [Collider]


Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast: Ian McKellen will star in Disney's live-action version of Beauty and the Beast as Cogsworth, a butler transformed into a clock. In Disney's 1991 animated version, the character was voiced by David Ogden Stiers. McKellen joins Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, and Emma Thompson, with Bill Condon set to direct. The movie is aiming for release on March 17, 2017. [Variety]



Trainwreck TV Spot: Amy Schumer stars in Trainwreck as a young woman who is wary of a new relationship with Bill Hader. A new extended TV spot conveys the comic spirit of the movie and also introduces key supporting players Brie Larson, Vanessa Bayer, and LeBron James. (Yes, really!) The movie, written by Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow, opens in theaters on July 17. [Movies Coming Soon]

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