The Week in Movie News: New ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘Us’ Trailers and More
Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:
Wicked this way comes in 2021: After many years of Universal planning for a movie version of Wicked, the musical adaptation has set a release date for December 2021 with Billy Elliot director Stephen Daldry at the helm. Find out everything we know about the movie here.
Mike Mitchell on The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part: We talked to Mike Mitchell, the director of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part about how he came to the Lego-verse, the future of this franchise and the Jason Momoa and Bruce Willis cameos. Read the whole interview here.
A Star is Born sound design breakdown: Insider puts the spotlight on the Oscar-nominated engineers behind the sound design for A Star is Born, focusing on the layered soundscape of the first concert performance of “Shallow.” Watch it here:
Avengers: Endgame teases some hope: The Super Bowl teaser for Avengers: Endgame may not be a full new trailer, but it offers enough new and more hopeful footage from the anticipated sequel that nobody is complaining. Watch it below and read everything we know about the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe installment here.
Captain Marvel shows us how it’s done: Marvel didn’t stop with Avengers: Endgame, as a new teaser for Captain Marvel also dropped during the big football game. This one shows us how it’s really done by going higher, further, faster. Watch the spot below and read everything we know about the next MCU installment here.
Us promises to terrify you: The Super Bowl teaser for Jordan Peele’s Us also shared some new footage from the upcoming horror movie, as if we needed any further reason to want to see it and any further nightmare fuel for the time being. Watch the new spot below and read everything we know about Us here.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark looks horrifying: We got our first look at Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark during the Super Bowl, broken up into four separate teasers, and it looks to be a frighteningly faithful adaptation of the classic children’s books. Watch one of the teasers below and check out the others plus read everything we know about the horror movie here.
Toy Story 4 heads to infinity and my foot: For a palette cleanser after all the superheroes and horror movies, Disney and Pixar shared another funny new look at Toy Story 4 during the Super Bowl with Buzz Lightyear trapped at a carnival, and it just feels great to have these old friends back on screen. Watch the new spot and find out everything we know about the sequel here.