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Watch Tom Holland In The Very First Trailer For Upcoming ‘Uncharted’ Film

We all know video game adaptations haven’t always worked in Hollywood. In fact, most haven’t, but that won’t stop Hollywood from trying.

Columbia Pictures just released the first trailer for Uncharted, which is based on the popular Playstation video game by Naughty Dog. This adaptation was directed by Ruben Fleischer, the filmmaker behind the ‘Zombieland‘ film franchise.

This flick has an impressive cast featuring Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Tati Gabrielle and Antonio Banderas.

Based on one of the best-selling, most critically acclaimed video game series of all time, Uncharted introduces audiences to the young street-smart Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) and showcases his first treasure hunting adventure with wisecracking partner Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg). In an action-adventure epic that spans the globe, the two go in dangerous pursuit of “the greatest treasure never found” while also tracking clues that may lead to Nathan’s long-lost brother

As mentioned in the quote, this game is super popular. It has shipped more than 41 million units, easily making it one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time.

And you know what that means, right? This movie has millions of hardcore gamers to impress, which is not an easy task.

Uncharted will hit theaters February 18, 2022. Check out the trailer below…

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal In First Trailer For Michael Bay’s Latest Creation ‘Ambulance’

People can make fun of Michael Bay all they want, but the dude knows how to direct an entertaining flick.

His latest film? An action-thriller titled Ambulance, starring the always incredible Jake Gyllenhaal. It’s a remake of the 2005 Danish film of the same name directed by Laurits Munch-Petersen.

In this remake, Gyllenhaal stars alongside Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

The two actors play a pair of bank robbers who hijack an ambulance, operated by a paramedic (Eiza González) and carrying a patient in critical condition.

The movie wrapped filming back in March of 2021 and is expected to hit theaters February 18, 2022. It’s set over the course of a single day in Los Angeles, so it should be an action-packed ride.

While speaking with USA Today, Gyllenhaal says shooting scenes in the back of an ambulance for hours and hours every single day gave him a newfound respect for first responders…

A lot of the movie I’m in an ambulance, so there’s not a lot of space (laughs) There are a lot of scenes where I’m just being thrown around an ambulance and I’ve got to say, that gave me even more respect for first responders because there are so many sharp edges in an ambulance nobody thinks about when it’s driving as fast it is.

Check out the first trailer below…

Watch The First Trailer For Jim Cummings’ Latest Film ‘The Beta Test’

Jim Cummings is an interesting product of Hollywood, or anti-Hollywood. He’s an actor/writer/director who is perhaps best known for his indie film, Thunder Road, which actually started out as a short film in 2016. Following the success of the short film, a feature movie was made and released in 2018.

Since then, he’s produced several movies and even landed a role in the most recent ‘Halloween Kills’ film, but he hadn’t directed again.

That changed this past year though. Cummings co-wrote/co-directed the upcoming film, The Beta Test, alongside PJ McCabe. And just like in Thunder Road, Cummings also has the starring role.

The satire follows an engaged talent rep who accepts a mysterious offer to engage in a consensual and anonymous sexual encounter — only to face severe repercussions as his work and home life fall apart in the aftermath. The filmmakers called the project a dark thriller about the problematic nature of the entertainment industry and humanity’s willingness to jeopardize our happiness in small and constant decisions.

The film, which is being distributed by IFC Films played at the Berlin International Film Festival to great reviews. It currently sits at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.

It’ll be released in select theaters/on demand on November 5, 2021. You won’t want to miss this one.

Check out the trailer below…

Emily Blunt Is Reportedly In Talks To Star In Christopher Nolan’s Latest Film ‘Oppenheimer’

Christoper Nolan is deep in preparation for his upcoming film, Oppenheimer, which is reportedly a World War II drama.

As some of you may have already heard, Cillian Murphy has already signed on to the project. He will be playing J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist who ran the Manhattan Project that led to the invention of the atomic bomb.

And according to these new reports, Emily Blunt is currently in talks to play his wife in the film. They will be the two leads, but sources say the movie will have an all-star ensemble, which is to be expected. Everyone wants to work with Nolan.

Universal picked up this project after an intense bidding war. They were competing against nearly every major studio/streamer in town.

Universal will distribute Oppenheimer theatrically worldwide and release the film in North American. Nolan will also be producing along with Emma Thomas and Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven. The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and the late Martin J. Sherwin.

It’s scheduled to be released on July 21, 2023, which seems to be a favorite date of Nolan’s. Dunkirk was also released on July 21, and Inception was released just one week earlier on July 13.

We’ll keep you posted on this project, but for right now, Blunt is all but locked.

Zooey Deschanel, Walton Goggins and Casey Affleck Set To Star In Upcoming Music Drama ‘Dreamin’ Wild’

Filmmaker Bill Pohlad is putting together a pretty great cast for his upcoming music drama, Dreamin’ Wild, about musicians Donnie and Joe Emerson.

Pohlad wrote the script for this film and will direct it as well. According to a new report from Variety, Zooey Deschanel, Casey Affleck and Walton Goggins will all have leading roles. They’ll be joined by Noah Jupe, Jack Dylan Grazer, Beau Bridges and Chris Messina.

Dreamin’ Wild tells the true story of the Emerson family and the tumult that followed the success of their self-recorded album, which went largely unnoticed until critics rediscovered it and fell in love decades later. Now, as an adult, Donnie is forced to confront the ghosts from the past and grapple with the emotional toll his dreams have taken on the family who supported him.

Affleck plays present day Donnie in the flick while Noah Jupe will portray him in his teenage years. Zooey will be playing Donnie’s wife, Nancy, and Goggins will play Joe Emmerson.

Filming has started in Washington. No word on when production is expected to end, but we’re assuming they’ll be going for another couple weeks.

Expect to see this released late 2022. We’ll keep you posted.

Check Out Nicole Kidman In The First Teaser Trailer For Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Being the Ricardos’

Ever since we first heard that Nicole Kidman would be playing Lucille Ball in the upcoming ‘Being the Ricardos‘ film, we couldn’t wait to see her transformation.

And thankfully, we’re seeing our first little taste of it this week, thanks to Amazon Studios releasing the first teaser trailer.

The biopic, which stars Kidman and Javier Bardem as the famous duo, was written/directed by Aaron Sorkin.

The ‘Being the Ricardos’ trailer, released by Amazon Studios Tuesday, gives loyal ‘Lucy’ lovers a glimpse at the less-than-lovey-dovey disharmony between Ball, who died at 77 in 1989, and Arnaz, who died at 69 in 1986, during a particularly tumultuous time in their 20-year marriage and television careers. 

The film basically follows one week in their lives. A very long week, which features rumors of infidelity and communism.

In addition to Kidman and Bardem, the biopic stars J.K. Simmons, Jake Lacy, Alia Shawkat, and Nina Arianda.

It’s set to hit theaters December 10, 2021, followed by a nationwide released on Amazon Prime Video on December 21.

Check out the teaser below…

Watch Olivia Colman And Dakota Johnson In First Trailer For ‘The Lost Daughter’

Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, The Lost Daughter, has finally released its first trailer. The drama, which is based on Elena Ferrante’s novel of the same name, stars Olivia Colman, Dakota Johnson and Jessie Buckley.

In the film, Colman plays a middle-aged woman vacationing alone and having flashbacks to her days as a young wife and mother.

An impulsive act shocks Leda into the strange and ominous world of her own mind, where she is forced to face the unconventional choices she made as a young mother and their consequences.

This film will hit select theaters on December 17, followed by a nationwide release on Netflix on December 31, so clearly they’re hoping this movie brings home some awards.

The Lost Daughter premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where it received overwhelmingly positive reviews. Variety called the casting of Colman ‘subversive’ and of Buckley ‘inspired,’ while noting that Gyllenhaal ‘assumes an unfussy, practically invisible non-style that conveys the essential while privileging the performances.’

Certainly sounds like it has the potential to impress. Check out the first trailer below…

‘Halloween Kills’ Has Fantastic Opening At The Box Office, While ‘The Last Duel’ Falls Hard

Some good and bad news to report from this past weekend’s box office. Let’s start with the good.

Halloween Kills‘ had a pretty fantastic opening with a cool $50.4 million over its debut weekend. That’s a super impressive number, especially when you remember it’s currently available to stream on Peacock. So people have the option to watch this at home, but they’re choosing to hit up the local cinema.

Most experts predicted the movie would bring in around $35 or $40 million, so yeah, you can bet the studio is celebrating this $50 million haul.

The opening for the film — which sees masked killer Michael Myers once again dice up the residents of Haddonfield, Illinois — is a steep drop compared to its predecessor, which opened to $76 million in 2018. However, 2018 and 2021 are very different landscapes for the theater industry considering there’s a pandemic going on and streaming is a mightier force than it was just a few years ago.

Now what about the bad news? Well, ‘The Last Duel‘ starring Adam Driver, Jodie Comer, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon stumbled hard during its opening weekend.

The drama, which is set in 14th century France, bombed, grossing a pallid $4.8 million. That’s a disastrous result given that the film cost north of $100 million to make, as well as a sign that older audiences remain skittish about returning to theaters when COVID and its variants are still circulating. More than half of the audience for ‘The Last Duel’ was comprised of ticket buyers over the age of 35.

That seems to be the trend here. Surprisingly, it’s the younger audience supporting theaters right now, which you may not expect at first, given they consume everything online now.

But they are also eager to get out, hang with friends and fear the virus less, so if you think about it, the numbers make sense.

Hopefully younger people continue to hit up the movies, even after the pandemic ends.

Watch Danny Glover In First Trailer For Indie Drama ‘The Drummer’

Everyone loves Danny Glover, right? If you don’t love him, please keep that to yourself. I don’t want to know the hate inside your heart.

The 75-year-old actor stars in the upcoming indie drama film, The Drummer. The movie follows active and former members of the U.S. military and their war-related traumas.

The film stars Danny Glover as a Vietnam veteran who has become a lawyer and political advocate for soldiers who’ve suffered mental health issues. 

This film is personal for Glover because his brother is a Vietnam vet. He released the following statement:

My brother was a Vietnam vet, given to the recent announcement that there are more veterans suicide than soldiers killed in Iraq makes the film The Drummer more timely than ever.

In addition to Glover, the cast includes Prema Cruz, Sam Underwood, Frankie J. Alvarez, and Daniel K. Issac.

The movie is set to premiere digitally on Veterans’ Day and it should be a pretty meaningful story.

Check out the trailer below…

‘Halloween Kills’ Has Very Nice $4.9 Million Thursday Night Preview, How Much Could It Make This Weekend?

The latest installment in the ‘Halloween’ film franchise is being released inside theaters this week. Jamie Lee Curtis has returned once again for ‘Halloween Kills’

The movie had its Thursday night preview and it brought in a pretty nice $4.9 million. The 2018 ‘Halloween‘ sequel made $7.7 million in its preview night, but that was pre-pandemic and there was more hype surrounding that film. It actually ended up being the best opening and highest grossing film in the entire franchise with a $255 million global total.

So how much might ‘Halloween Kills’ make this weekend? Well, most experts say it should reach the $30 million mark, and possibly even the $35 to $40 million mark. It’ll be interesting to see if it actually hits that number because it’s also available to stream for paid users on NBC’s streaming service.

Typically, the films that have these hybrid releases don’t perform as well inside theaters, but since Peacock is not exactly the most well known streaming service, maybe it won’t impact its theater haul as much.

Halloween Kills follows Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) after she learns that Myers did not die in the fiery inferno she cooked up at the end of the last movie. Laurie rallies her daughter Karen (Judy Greer), granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) and the town of Haddonfield to rise up against Michael Myers as he prepares for his umpteenth blood-letting.

There’s a sequel scheduled for October 14, 2022, so don’t expect Michael to die in this flick. That will likely come next year in the appropriately titled Halloween Ends.