Hey it’s Friday! Let’s watch a bunch of movie trailers!
Let’s try something new, shall we? We (the film nuts) were graced this week with a lot of great trailers. And I mean a loooooooot.
There was first trailer for the upcoming Tomb Rider reboot, the trailer for Todd Haynes’s Wonderstruck, Mellissa McCarthy’s mockumentary Cook off and of course the second official trailer for Kenneth Branagh’s star studded film adaptation of ‘Murder on the Orient Express. Just to name a few 😉
But those were just a few… What about the rest? I told you there were a lot of published trailers this week. So in honor of them all, let’s start a Friday segment here on Filmsane called Hey it’s Friday! Watch a bunch of movie trailers.
But hey….Don’t say I didn’t warn you in advance, you know… about the amount of video material, and if you have oooohh let’s say about 30 minutes to spare, you should definitely scroll down this post.
Director: Roar Uthaug
Starring: Alicia Vikander, Walton Goggins, Hannah John-Kamen…
Premiere date: 16 March 2018
Fun fact about the movie: Alicia Vikander was actually a fan of the video game series growing up.
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Sam Neill….
Premiere date: 12 January 2018
Fun fact about the movie: Liam Neeson and Sam Neill are both Irish actors and were both contenders for the role of James Bond in GoldenEye (1995), which eventually went to fellow Irish actor Pierce Brosnan. Neill was also considered for Bond in The Living Daylights (1987). Additionally, both actors starred in a Steven Spielberg film in 1993 (Schindler’s List (1993) and Jurassic Park (1993).
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
Director: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Adam Sandler, Grace Van Patten, Dustin Hoffman…
Premiere date: 13 October 2017
Fun fact about the movie: First time in over 20 years that Ben Stiller and Adam Sandler have worked together in a movie. They last starred together in “Happy Gilmore” (1996).
Staring: Jon Bernthal, Jason R. Moore, Ebon Moss-Bachrach…
Premiere date: November 2017 (Netflix)
Fun Fact about the series: The only Marvel/Netflix series not to feature Rosario Dawson’s Claire Temple character.
Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams…
Premiere date: 20 October 2017
Fun fact about the movie: The film reunites director Todd Haynes with Julianne Moore. This is their fourth collaboration after Safe (1995), Far from Heaven (2002), and I’m Not There. (2007). Moore’s performance in “Far From Heaven” earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.
Directors: Cathryn Michon, Guy Shalem
Stars: Mellissa McCarthy, Louie Anderson, Nick Rey Angelus, Diedrich Bader…
Premiere date: 17 November 2017
Fun fact about the movie: Cook-Off was actually made a full decade ago in 2007, sitting on the shelf for ten long years without a release beyond initial screenings at a select few film festivals
Director: Andy Serkis
Starring: Claire Foy, Diana Rigg, Andrew Garfield…
Premiere date: 13 October 2017
Fun fact about the movie: Jonathan Cavendish, Robin’s son, is a film producer and is one of the producers on this film.
Murder on the Orient Express
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley…
Premiere date: 10 November 2017
Fun fact about the movie: Michelle Pfeiffer described the making of the film as “deceptively challenging” due to the nature of the period and the language used during that era.
Isle of Dogs
Director: Wes Anderson
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Bryan Cranston, Liev Schreiber….
Premiere date: 23 March 2018
Fun fact about the movie: Wes Anderson’s eighth collaboration with Bill Murray.