The Fate of the Furious
Furious franchise vet, Vin Diesel took the stage to introduce director F. Gary Grey
and co-stars, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Kurt Russell, & Charlize Theron. Diesel and Tyrese reminisced about the late Paul Walker saying how inspired they were by him. Paul had guaranteed an 8th film so for Vin, “this is a nod to Paul.”
Vin went on to say that they have a, “Great fortune with the franchise, but it also creates greater challenges to defy. Fate and the Furious will be the best movie ever. It is bigger, better, bolder and more bad.” If you’re like us, that’s all we need to hear. Tickets for Fate of the Furious are now on sale. The movie pulls into theatres on April 14. Check out latest trailer here.
Despicable Me 3
Steve Carrell and producer Christopher Meledandri spoke about the franchise that is now 8-years-old. “Gru is the best character in cinema,” Carrell jokingly stated. He went on to share how he’s always appreciated the humanity of Despicable Me. They are, “Real stories with genuine humanity that are fun, for children and adults,” he said.
In the latest installment, audiences are introduced to two new characters, Dru, Gru’s brother who is more carefree, earnest and fun. And Mel, a new Minion character who is best described as a troublemaker. We love a good bad guy. Christopher and Steve shared exclusive footage from the movies, but sadly that’s under wraps for now. Womp. Womp. But to hold you over, you can watch the trailer here. Despicable Me 3 is scheduled to open June 30.
Mission Impossible 6: Directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Ving Rhames, Henry Cavill and the face of the franchise, Tom Cruise. Mission Impossible 6 will be another action fan favorite with international appeal. It was filmed in London, Paris, India and New Zealand and opens in IMAX 3D on July 27, 2018. Expect epic action scenes, suspense and death defying stunts, you know a typical day for Tom Cruise.
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power: Former Vice President, Al Gore took the stage to introduce the trailer that comes 10 years after the original. Take a peek at it here. While in front of the crowd, Gore emphasized that the issues addressed in the film are humanity and community issues, not partisan issues. He went on to say, “The power of entertainment to inform us has made us more socially aware,” then said that the movies can be, “a tool for galvanizing action in our communities.” An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power opens July 28.
Daddy’s Home 2: Returning to make us laugh out loud are Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg as the hilarious father and stepfather duo. And taking on the roles of Grandfather are the very funny John Lithgow and Mel Gibson. Daddy’s Home 2 is scheduled to be released November.