Movies After Dark: The Explosive Avengers: Infinity War Trailer, the Love, Simon Trailer, Find Out Disney’s New Mulan, and more!!
ICYMI: Captain Marvel Gets Its Male Lead and a Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Adorable Teaser!
In this week’s Movies After Dark news, last week, the first teaser trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was released by the writer Colin Trevorrow. The full trailer is not expected to make its appearance until Star Wars: The Last Jedi is released.
The Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow executively produced film will have stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard reprising their roles. Alongside them will be James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, BD Wong, and Jeff Goldblum.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, directed by J. A. Bayona and written by Jurassic World’s director Colin Trevorrow and co-written by Derek Connolly, is set to be released on June 22, 2018.
Check out the teaser below.
— Colin Trevorrow (@colintrevorrow) November 22, 2017
Captain Marvel may have found their male lead in Jude Law. Playing opposite Brie Larson, Law will be in the role of Doctor Walter Lawson. He is a mentor character to Larson’s hero once she gains her superpowers.
The film, set in the early 90s, will have Jude Law joining already announced cast members Ben Mendelsohn (the villain) and reprising his role as Nick Fury, Samuel L. Jackson.
Marvel Studios’ Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and Jonathan Schwartz alongside Stan Lee will stand as executive producers of the film. Kevin Feige will produce the film with Geneva Robertson-Dworet having written the most recent script. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct Captain Marvel.
Captain Marvel is in line to hit theaters on March 8, 2019, with production beginning next year in Los Angeles, California.
Find out what else you may have missed in last week’s Movies After Dark.
Hot Topic: Hellboy’s Reboot Gets A Release Date, Avengers: Infinity War and Love, Simon Get Their Official First Trailers and More!
Marvel Studios has finally dropped the long-awaited Avengers: Infinity War trailer, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. The trailer was first dropped during ABC’s Good Morning America on Wednesday, Nov. 29.
This is the next installment after Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2.
The trailer gives us our first look at some all-star superhero team-ups from our favorite Marvel characters. All of them trying to defeat the villain that is Thanos (Josh Brolin). From Avengers to Guardians of the Galaxy, the Infinity War trailer has enough action to quench your marvel fan needs.
Avengers: Infinity War slams into theaters on May 4, 2018!
The first trailer for Love, Simon, based on the Becky Albertalli novel, Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda has been released! The Greg Berlanti directed film follows Simon Spier, played by Nick Robinson, as he struggles to come out as gay to his family and friends.
20th Century Fox is giving us a coming of age gay teen movie. While Simon is grappling with coming out to his family and friends, he will also be on the search for his love that he has already found online. There are not many LGBTQ films shown this mainstream without the LGBTQ member being stereotyped. Love, Simon looks to provide a painful yet beautiful representation in this romantic teen comedy.
Check out the great trailer below!
The release dates for Hellboy and Kin have been announced!
The Neil Marshall directed the film, Hellboy, starring David Harbour and Daniel Dae Kim, will hit theaters on January 11, 2019.
Stranger Things’ David Harbour will play the hero in the Lionsgate and Millennium film. Ian McShane (American Gods) will play Professor Trevor Bruttenholm (aka Professor Broom), Hellboy’s adoptive father. Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil) will play the villain, Blood Queen. Sasha Lane of American Honey has been cast as Alice Monaghan, Penelope Mitchell (Hemlock Grove) is cast as Ganeida, and Daniel Dae Kim will play Mayor Ben Daimio.
Game of Thrones and Westworld director, Neil Marshall, will direct the film with a script written by Andrew Cosby, Christopher Golden, and Mike Mignola. Larry Gordon, Lloyd Levin, and Mike Richardson will produce the rebooted film.
Kin will drop on August 31, 2018, from Summit Entertainment. The film stars Jack Reynor, Zoe Kravitz, James Franco, Dennis Quaid and Myles Truitt. An ex-con (Jack Rayner) and his adoptive younger brother (Myles Truitt) are on the run from a criminal (James Franco), the feds, and some things, not so earthly. This will give the action thriller with a bit of sci-fi its centered story.
Guess Who: Disney Finds Its Live-Action Mulan in Liu Yifei
Disney’s live-action Mulan has found its star!
Liu Yifei (a.k.a. Crystal Liu) has been cast as Hua Mulan after a long, worldwide search to find its lead. Liu got her breakout in films from her native country, China. This will add to the list of live-action Disney films, like Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast. The story of Mulan follows a young warrior who takes the place of her father, disguised as a man, in an army in China.
Nicknamed “Fairy Sister” in China, Liu got her breakout roles from being on television shows in the 2000s. She’s starred in films like The Forbidden Kingdom (Jackie Chan and Jet Li), Outcast (Nicolas Cage and Hayden Christensen), and more.
The film inspired by both the 1998 animated film and the centuries-old folktale will be directed by Niki Caro (The Zookeeper’s Wife).
Bill Kong will executive produce, while Jason Reed, Chris Bender, and Jake Weiner will produce Mulan.