Will Nancy Drew get to the bottom of a terrifying local legend? What sort of spooky spine-tingler is Edgar Wright cooking up? Which Supreme Court Justice is now a LEGO? All this and more in this week’s movie news roundup.
NEW TRAILER FOR NANCY DREW AND THE HIDDEN STAIRCASE
Literature’s favorite teen detective is back in the saddle (or on the skateboard, as it were. The modern retelling of one of Nancy Drew’s classic capers is sure to serve up equal parts chills, thrills, and spills, as shown by the new first-look trailer.
EDGAR WRIGHT IS WORKING ON AN UNTITLED PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR-THRILLER
Hot on the heels of Baby Driver‘s high-speed success story, off-beat auteur Edgar Wright is hard at work on his next project: an untitled horror-thriller touted to be more serious (and scary) than his usual genre-blending fare. Details are scarce, but anticipation is high for more scares from the man behind Shaun of the Dead.
SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG JOINS THE CAST OF THE LEGO MOVIE 2
The notorious RBG is now a L-E-G-O, and she’s ready to adjudicate and subpoena her way through the candy-colored world of The LEGO Movie 2. The Supreme Court superstar joins an already star-studded sequel due out next month.
BUMBLEBEE SEQUEL IN DEVELOPMENT
After a major money-making performance at home and abroad, the well-received Transformers sequel Bumblebee is due for a direct sequel some time soon. We don’t know what sort of adventures are in store for the titular bot and his BFF, but director Travis Knight has plenty of ideas brewing.