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FAMILIAR FACES (AND VOICES)

Some recognizable stars are taking their talents to new places with new roles in upcoming blockbusters.

WILL SMITH WILL PLAY THE LEAD ROLE IN KING RICHARD

The Fresh Prince is holding court and serving up knowledge in a forthcoming sports biopic. Will Smith will portray Richard Williams, the father and coach of tennis legends Serena and Venus Williams.

GINA RODRIGUEZ AND WILL FORTE JOIN NEW SCOOBY-DOO MOVIE

Ruh-roh! Scooby Doo, Shaggy, and the entire Mystery, Inc. crew are sleuthing onto the big screen for an all-new animated adventure, with voices by Gina Rodriguez and Will Forte now confirmed.

FRANK GRILLO JOINS HITMAN’S BODYGUARD SEQUEL

Frank Grillo is taking a break from Marvel villainy to portray an Interpol agent in the upcoming sequel to 2017’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard. He’ll join the original globe-trotting cast of characters including Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson.

STEPHEN LANG JOINS NEW HORROR FILM

Stephen Lang is taking on some mutants with attitude in V.F.W., a new Fangoria-produced action-horror romp. The Avatar actor will portray a Vietnam veteran attempting to defend his local Veterans of Foreign War post.

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HEROES UNITE

Whether they’re saving lives, kingdoms, or their own legacy, these heroes are headed your way faster than a speeding bullet.

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE ARRIVES TOMORROW WITH BONUS FEATURES

Webheads rejoice! Miles Morales, Peter Parker, Spider-Ham and the rest of the wall-crawling heroes that populate the Marvel multiverse are swinging onto Vudu tomorrow in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and they’re bringing a web’s worth of mind-blowing bonus features. The video above has the scoop.

NEW DETAILS FROM THE FLASH SOLO MOVIE

For a film about the fastest man alive, the standalone Flash movie has been a long time coming since the hero premiered in 2017’s Justice League. In a new interview, star Ezra Miller guarantees that the film will be worth the wait for fans and will develop into not only one amazing super-film but an entire multi-verse of speedsters.

NEW TV AD FOR THE LIVE-ACTION LION KING

Disney’s newly revamped animal kingdom got another moment in the sun with the release of a new TV spot showcasing fan favorite characters in the upcoming Lion King adaptation.

FALL RELEASE FOR JAY AND SILENT BOB REBOOT

The appropriately titled Jay and Silent Bob Reboot will get a much-anticipated release this fall according to series creator Kevin Smith. Moviegoers looking for a tongue-in-cheek take on the Hollywood machine delivered by the fan favorite pair won’t be waiting for long.

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ALL AROUND THE WORLD

New Orleans. Zamunda. Jupiter. Zombieland. We’ll hit all these stops and more as we take a tour of this week’s hottest entertainment headlines.

NEW TRAILER FOR TOMMY WISEAU’S BIG SHARK

The living legend of so-bad-it’s-good cinema, Tommy Wiseau, is back with one hell of a big fish story.

The new trailer for the partially funded Big Shark has everything fans of Wiseau’s schlock hit The Room crave: inexplicable dialogue, no discernible plot, and Mark.

NEW CAST MEMBERS APPEARING IN ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP

The fearsome foursome of scruffy survivors from the original Zombieland are about to see some new faces, whether fully human or partially decayed.

Rosario Dawson, Zoey Deutch, and Thomas Middleditch will all be joining in on the undead festivities, in roles that are yet-to-be-revealed but surely feature some larger than death personalities.

WANDERING EARTH IS CHINA’S FIRST SCI-FI BLOCKBUSTER

Earth’s governments unite in piloting the planet away from an unstable sun in Wandering Earth, the first major domestic science fiction release to grace China’s box office.

With out of this world ticket sales so far, the film represents a promising portent for forthcoming Chinese productions headed into the unknown.

COMING TO AMERICA 2 GETS 2020 RELEASE DATE

Prince Akeem is Coming to America again, and this time it’s a royal family affair.

Eddie Murphy‘s iconic character will return to our shores in summer 2020 to meet his long-lost son, bringing familiar faces and new characters along for the ride.

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KIDS OF ALL AGES

From animated antics to new takes on old faves, this week’s coming attractions have something for the kid in all of us.

ZOOTOPIA SEQUELS ARE IN DEVELOPMENT

Actor Tommy Lister confirms that he is returning for at least one if not two more entries in the fur-filled Zootopia saga.

The animal citizens of the bustling bipedal metropolis have plenty more stories to tell, and Disney is bringing them to a screen near you.

JUMANJI’S YOUNG CAST WILL REUNITE FOR SEQUEL

The teen stars who portrayed the high school versions of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle‘s adventure squad are coming back for another heaping helping of high-concept adventure.

Their adult counterparts are not yet confirmed, but with new additions and the returning youngsters fans can expect more of the fun that made the original a star-studded sleeper hit.

NEW AVENGERS: ENDGAME AD SPOT

After the events of Avengers: Infinity War, the remaining members of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes have some grieving, growing, and gearing up to do.

This weekend’s new Superbowl ad shows a fractured but determined team coming together for one final inter-dimensional rodeo.

NEW SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK POSTER

Master of the weird and wild Guillermo del Toro is nearly ready to unveil his latest macabre masterpiece: a modern retelling of iconic children’s anthology Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.

The new poster, featuring Harold the cursed scarecrow, is more than enough to tantalize horror fans young and old.

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LEADING LADIES

Heroes, horrors, and her majesties are all set to take over the screen in a week of women-led coming attractions.

NEW BIRDS OF PREY TEASER TRAILER

DC’s new all-woman crime-fighting crew is ready to take flight, and they’re dressed for the occasion. A new teaser trailer gives quick glimpses of the costumes, gear, and attitude of the heroes and villains (and those in-between) in Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).

WONDER WOMAN 3 WILL BE SET IN THE PRESENT

Although the Amazonian sequel Wonder Woman 1984 has yet to grace the screen, series director Patty Jenkins already has her mind set on an anticipated third installment. Wonder Woman will be bringing her lasso, bracelets, and hunger for justice to the modern age some time in the near-ish cinematic future.

THE PRINCESS DIARIES 3 IS IN DEVELOPMENT

90s (well, early 2000s) kids and fans of all things royal rejoice! Anne Hathaway has confirmed the existence of a script for a third The Princess Diaries film, and says that the original stars and producer are on board once the story is finalized.

GRUDGE SET TO RELEASE IN EARLY 2020

Old grudges die hard. Grudge, the slick modern reboot of the taut and terrifying The Grudge, is crawling into a theater near you early next year, and its got more than a few bones to pick.