WEEKLY ROUNDUP

  • Katherine Waterston is the lead in Alien: Covenant.  (The Wrap)
  • The new Ghostbusters has some badass character posters. (Collider)
  • Daniel Craig makes an unrecognizable cameo in The Force Awakens. Just don’t click the link until you’ve seen the movie if you don’t want to be spoiled. (EW)
  • Star Trek Beyond is about clashing ideas  and will “politely ignore Star Trek Into Darkness.” (Birth. Movies. Death.)
  • Find out how J.J. Abrams and Rian Johnson worked to guide the future of Star Wars forward. (/Film)
  • George Miller may take Mad Max: Fury Road to theaters again in 2016 as a black and white film (ScreenDaily)
  • Laika’s next project, Kubo and the Two Strings, has an official teaser trailer to remind you why the Portland-based animation studio is the best. (Focus Features)
  • Independence Day: Resurgence looks bigger than its parent film in its first official trailer.  (20th Century Fox)
  • Kurt Russell is being rustled and tussled into playing Chris Pratt’s Pop-Pop in Guardians of the Galaxy 2.  (The Wrap)
  • Eddie the Eagle showcases Taron Egerton’s talents outside of Kingsman: The Secret Service. (20th Century Fox)
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot gets its first official trailer. (Paramount Pictures)
  • C. Robert Cargill confirms he’s writing with Scott Derrickson on Doctor Stange. (C. Robert Cargill)
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice gets some more character posters featuring the DC Comics Trinity. (Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, and Gal Gadot)
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 gets a more family friendly international trailer. (20th Century Fox)
  • First look at Natalie Portman as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. (Deadline)
  • Jesse Eisenberg gives an interview, and some new Batman v Superman images. (WIRED)
  • Power Rangers and Divergent: Allegiant have been pushed back. (Variety)
  • David Koepp to write the Bride of Frankenstein reboot. (Variety)
  • Vin Diesel is planning an R-rated Riddick origin story. (Collider)
  • Nicholas Stoller has a trailer for his next film, Storks. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Rebecca Thomas will direct Chloe Grace Moretz in The Little Mermaid. (The Wrap)
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them gets an announcement teaser. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Quentin Tarantino discusses what movies he might try to make before retiring. (The Playlist)
  • X-Men: Apocalypse looks like a return to the titular series’ comic book roots. (20th Century Fox)

TRAILER OF THE WEEK

Star Trek Beyond gets an official teaser trailer. It works because it harkens back to old classic Trek adventures on distant planets. We’ll have to wait and see if the heart truly lies within this installment of the franchise.

TWEETS OF THE WEEK

Featured Image: Ghostbusters (2016), Columbia Pictures