Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:
Paramount promotes the women of the Terminator reboot: She’s off to the side, but returning star Linda Hamilton is the star of Paramount’s first look at the next Terminator movie. In general, the reboot’s leading ladies, also including Mackenzie Davis (center) and Natalia Reyes (left), are a powerhouse trio. Read more about the movie here.
Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman join the Fox News movie: Jay Roach’s movie about the Fox News sexual harassment scandal has cast two more exceptional actresses: Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman. They join main star Charlize Theron for the story of Roger Aisles’ downfall. Read more here.
The Sandlot is getting a prequel: The focus of the movie is unknown — how do you do a prequel about young kids? — but Fox is making another installment of the cult-favorite baseball-focused Sandlot franchise, this time going back to events set before the 1993 original. Read more here.
Christopher Robin review: We reviewed the new Disney live-action feature Christopher Robin, starring Ewan McGregor as the title character and featuring characters from the classic Winnie the Pooh stories and animated movies, recommending it as a perfect entertainment for the whole family. Read the positive review here.
Lego Movie Airline Safety Video: Turkish Airlines got the animated characters (and some of their original voice actors) from The Lego Movie, The Lego Batman Movie and The Lego Ninjago Movie to star in their new safety video, and it’s a lot of fun. Watch it below.
Venom offers another startling look at the Spider-Man spin-off: Sony released another trailer for Venom, starring a snarling Tom Hardy as the Marvel Comics supervillain with a connection to Spider-Man. Watch it below.
If Beale Street Could Talk honors the legacy of James Baldwin: Director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) and Annapurna Pictures celebrated James Baldwin’s birthday this week with the first powerful trailer for the highly anticipated adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk. Watch it below.
Lizzie looks killer: Kristen Stewart and Chloe Sevigny star in the first trailer for the Lizzie Borden biopic Lizzie, in which Sevigny portrays the eponymous 19th-century serial killer. Watch it below.