Movie News: See New 'Fantastic Beasts' Posters; Asian Director Wanted for 'Mulan'

Movie News: See New 'Fantastic Beasts' Posters; Asian Director Wanted for 'Mulan'

Oct 13, 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Gorgeous new posters for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them have been released, giving a closer look at various characters from the movie. Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is above, with Porpentina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston) and Percival Graves (Colin Farrell) below. See all nine posters at IMPAwards. The movie opens on November 18.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

 

Mulan

Mulan: Disney and Sony are both developing live-action movies based on the legendary Chinese character Mulan; both studios are also searching for Asian directors to helm their projects. Disney was interested in Ang Lee, who passed, and is now considering other candidates; the studio is aiming for theatrical release on November 2, 2018. Meanwhile, Sony is at an earlier stage of development, though it has a script by Jason Keller (Mirror Mirror). [THR]

 

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial: The source material for the iconic E.T. The Extra Terrestrial poster has sold for nearly $400,000. Painted by John Alvin, the art was used for the movie's first release poster in 1982. Alvin's career began in 1974 with a poster for Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles and his other posters included Young Frankenstein, Blade Runner, The Lion King and many more; he died in 2008. [AP]

 

The Accountant

The Accountant Motion Comic: A motion comic that takes place before the main events in The Accountant introduces Christian Wolff, an accountant who leads a secret life as an assassin. Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in the movie, which opens in theaters tomorrow. [Movieclips]

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