Posts Tagged ‘plot’


‘Magic Mike XXL’ Will Hit Theaters In 2015, Original Cast Expected To Return

…And the award for best sequel title goes to…

Magic Mike 2, which is now officially called Magic Mike XXL, will arrive in theaters July 3, 2015. Exhibitor Relations broke the news today via Twitter, but very little additional information regarding the release is available at this time.

According to reports, Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin have been working on the sequel’s script for the last several months. Plot details are being kept tightly under wraps, but Tatum did confirm to MTV over the weekend that the film would be a road trip movie and that most, if …

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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Trailer: Bigger, Badder, And More Hulk-Like Than Ever Before

After a short preview (in low quality) began making the rounds this morning, the first full trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has found its way online in glorious HD.

Featuring Megan Fox as reporter April O’Neil, the first trailer for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles opens with Fox stumbling across a fight in a NYC subway tunnel. The lights are flickering so it’s hard to see what is going on, but being the reporter that she is, she reaches for her smartphone and immediately begins filming. She may not know what is happening, but clearly someone – …


Watch The First Trailer For The James Brown Biopic, ‘Get On Up’

There seems to be a surprising lack of music-centric films scheduled for release in 2014, but one biopic everyone can look forward to is the story of the Godfather Of Soul himself, James Brown.

Chadwick Boseman, who played Jackie Robinson in the 2013 film 42, will portray James Brown in the upcoming biopic, Get On Up. The film is scheduled to hit theaters in August, and just last night the first trailer found its way online. You can view the clip, which features plenty of timeless hit songs, below.…


‘Ride Along 2′ Has A Release Date

The reign of Kevin Hart at the box office is only just beginning.

Universal has announced that Ride Along 2 will swerve into theaters on January 15, 2016. Kevin Hart and Ice Cube will return to star, but other cast members have yet to be revealed.

Critics were not thrilled with Ride Along when it debuted in January, but film goers flocked to cinemas in droves to take a comedic break from the winter onslaught of emotionally heavy Oscar contenders.…


Jack Black Will Star In ‘Goosebumps’ Adaptation; Sony Gives Film 2016 Release Date

The big screen adaptation of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series has found its star and official release date.

According to an article on THR, Jack Black is set to emerge from some much needed time away to star in the young adult centric adaptation. Rob Letterman, who previously worked with black on Gulliver’s Travels is directing.

Goosebumps will arrive in theaters March 23, 2016.

No plot details have been revealed for the Goosebumps adaptation, but the possibilities are essentially endless. Stine wrote 62 books in his Goosebumps‘ series, and along the way touched on everything from evil puppets, to …


Plot Synopsis For ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot Promises Original Story, Younger Characters

Whenever a new comic book movie begins ramping up for production, one of the first questions asked is whether or not the plot will follow in the footsteps of a story from the comic series that inspired the adaptation. Most of the time the answer is no, and that appears to to be the case with the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot.

A new casting call from 20th Century Fox seeking people for the reboot of Fantastic Four has revealed a synopsis that hints at an original story. The description reads:…


First ’22 Jump Street’ Trailer Leads Us To Believe The Best Is Still To Come

After months of only hearing bits and pieces from set, the first trailer for 22 Jump Street has debuted online.

Not much time has passed in the universe where 21 Jump Street took place. After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don’t have to just crack the case – …


New ‘Rio 2′ Trailer Promises Many More Blue Macaws

Before we dive into this trailer, here’s a quick recap of what some of you may have missed in the original Rio. The first film told the story of Blu (Jesse Eisenberg), a sheltered blue macaw from Minnesota, falling in love with the wild and free Jewel (Anne Hathaway). Along the way the two were informed they were the only two of their species left, which gave them all the reason in the world to fall in love (lest their species be wiped from the earth forever). It was cute, but nothing we felt warranted a sequel.

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Official Plot Synopsis For ’22 Jump Street’ Reveals New Information

A few weeks after making headlines with an amusing parody of Van Damme’s ‘epic split’ commercial, the team behind 22 Jump Street has released the film’s first official synopsis.

Hitting theaters June 13, 22 Jump Street will reunite Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) for an all-new undercover adventure that will eventually test the strength of their friendship. That may seem a little too familiar, but there are a few twists in store. The synopsis reveals:

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when

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New Trailer For ’300: Rise of an Empire’ Promises Epic, Waterlogged Battle Sequences

There was talk about creating a sequel to 300 as soon as the original film began breaking box office records upon its initial release, but few believed we would ever see that project come to life. If anything, most believed a direct-to-DVD/VOD title would eventually surface, but the long-gestating sequel has defied the odds and claimed a March 2014 theatrical release that has millions anxiously awaiting its arrival. A new trailer found its way online this afternoon, and at the end of this post you can experience the latest preview for the Zack Snyder-produced effort.

Based on Frank Miller’s latest …


R. Kelly Will Release Additional ‘Trapped In The Closet’ Chapters In 2014

Thirty-three chapters and counting, R. Kelly‘s Trapped In The Closet series just won’t quit.

Just days before the December 10 release of his new album, Black Panties, R. Kelly has announced plans to release new chapters of his Trapped In The Closet series through IFC in Spring 2014. A statement on IFC’s official site promises “more drama, more crazy situations, more tumultuous relationships, more Sylvester, more Pimp Lucius, more Reverend Mosely, more everything that you love about Trapped in the Closet.

While speaking with Billboard earlier this month, Kelly revealed that he has plans to film at …


MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Philomena’

Film: Philomena
Starring: Judie Dench, Steve Coogan
Directed by: Stephen Frears

The world needs more stories like the one told in Philomena

50 years ago, a scared single mother had her child given up for adoption against her will. She kept this chapter of her life secret for decades, but recently realized that the one thing she desired most in life is to know what came of her baby boy. She’s tried to learn the truth on her own, but it will take the help of an unlikely companion for Philomena (Judie Dench) to find the answers she seeks.

Martin …