NEW MOVIES THIS WEEKEND:
DEADPOOL 2 (Action)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.
WHO'S IN IT? Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Bill Skarsgård, Brianna Hildebrand, Zazie Beetz, Terry Crews, Leslie Uggams
- Josh Brolin, who plays Cable, also portrays Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War.
- Deadpool 2 is expected to break the record for highest grossing opening for an R-rated film, which was set by the first movie in 2016.
- Deadpool 3 and an X-Force spinoff are already in the works.
- T.J. Miller, who appeared in the first two Deadpool movies, will not be in any of the sequels. He was recently arrested for allegedly phoning in a fake bomb threat.
SHOW DOGS (Comedy)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A macho Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.
WHO'S IN IT? Will Arnett, Natasha Lyonne, voices of Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Jordin Sparks, Gabriel Iglesias, Shaquille O'Neal, Stanley Tucci
- This is director Raja Gosnell's fourth movie with talking dogs, following Scooby-Doo (2002), Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) and Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008).
- The movie was shot at Pinewood Studios in Cardiff, Wales.
- Will Arnett and Gabriel Iglesias also both worked on The Nut Job (2014) and The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017).
BOOK CLUB (Comedy - Drama)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
WHO'S IN IT? Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Alicia Silverstone, Andy Garcia, Don Johnson, Wallace Shawn, Richard Dreyfuss, Craig T. Nelson
- The cast includes four Oscar winners -- Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Richard Dreyfuss and Mary Steenburgen.
- Andy Garcia played Diane Keaton's nephew in The Godfather 3.
- Don Johnson's daughter Dakota starred in the 50 Shades of Grey movies.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have a new arrival to the family.
Early Thursday morning, Chrissy tweeted, (quote) “Somebody's herrrrrrre!" followed by a baby bottle emoji. John retweeted it.
Through IVF, they opted to have a baby boy. Their 2-year-old daughter, Luna, was sex-selected, too.
Source: New York Daily News
A Markle Family Member Is Making Coin After Meghan’s Royal Wedding -
A member of Meghan Markle’s family has found a way to score off her wedding.
Tyler Dooley, Markle’s half-brother’s son, has something special in the works for the royal wedding. Leafbuyer.com will soon offer a cannabis strain called "Markle Sparkle." Yep, Dooley is "a licensed medical marijuana grower in Grants Pass, Oregon who is legally growing the special strain of marijuana in honor of his aunt.”
The the strain is for medical use to treat things like insomnia and anxiety, which the royal bride-to-be might be feeling. The first batch of "Markle Sparkle" won't be ready in time to help consumers celebrate the royal wedding on Saturday, but it will be available at the start of June in California.
Source: Oregon Live
TMZ: Obi-Wan Is The Next “Star Wars Story” -
We know what the next “Stars Wars” movie is thanks to TMZ!
They got a hold of a production bulletin and it’s apparently “Obi-Wan: A Star Wars Story.” Here’s the plot: Obi-Wan is on Tatooine being an elusive hermit and stuff, but secretly watches over an infant Luke Skywalker, whom he delivered to his uncle, Owen. Tensions between the local farmers and a tribe of Sand People, headed by a ruthless war chief, eventually brings Obi out of hiding and into Jedi mode.
Stephen Daldry is listed as the director and it’s shooting in the London studio where “The Last Jedi” was filmed.
The New “Mission: Impossible - Fallout” Trailer Is Out -
Tom Cruiseis being watched in the new “Mission: Impossible” film.
That’s what we’re getting from the trailer that was just released. The plot picks up after “Rogue Nation” and has James Cavill’s character following Ethan Hunt with “hunt and kill” instructions should he step out of line. “Rouge Nation” villain Solomon Lane has escaped, so that adds to the thrill.
The movie hits theaters July 27 and also stars .Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Angela Bassett and Michelle Monaghan.