Posted on Sunday, July 26th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
There are only a couple weeks left in the blockbuster season, but there are still plenty of big stories to be excited about coming soon. This edition of the Best Stories of the Week includes updates on Minecraft, a sequel to Jurassic World, easter eggs from Ant-Man an uncertain future for the Terminator franchise and confirmation of a Fantastic Four and X-Men crossover in the works.
Below you’ll also find new trailers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, the latest James Bond adventure Spectre and the full trailer for Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur. Check out all this and the rest of the Best Stories of the Week after the jump!
#36. Ridley Scott May Direct Adaptation of Don Winslow’s The Cartel
After delivering a box-office misfire in The Counselor, director Ridley Scott may return to the world of drug trafficking with The Cartel, an adaptation of Don Winslow’s novel of the same name, which will be scripted by Savages writer Shane Salerno. Find out what the story is about right here.
#35. Patrick Wilson is Addicted to Sex in Trailer for Zipper
The thriller arrives on August 28th.
#34. Angelina Jolie to Direct First They Killed My Father for Netflix
Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie has wasted no time in lining up her next job behind the camera. The Oscar winner will be at the helm of an adaptation of First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers for Netflix. Find out what the story is about in our original report.
#33. Sony Animation Picks Up a Pitch for an Emoji Movie
Further proving that Hollywood has run out of ideas, Sony Animation has picked up a pitch for a big screen movie that focuses on the little images known as Emoji. Yes, the cartoon faces, people and food you text to your significant other are getting their own movie. Find out more right here.
#32. Ryan Reynolds & Ben Mendelsohn Roll the Dice in Mississippi Grind
The indie arrives on September 24th.
#31. Disney Developing Live-Action Sword in the Stone Remake
Adding to their growing pile of live-action adaptations of their animated classics, Disney is developing a remake of The Sword in the Stone, one of the few classic properties they hadn’t touched. Read more about the project right here.
#30. A New Hero Emerges in the Trailer for Turbo Kid
The indie arrives in theaters and on VOD on August 28th.
#29. Brie Larson Circles Kong: Skull Island, Russell Crowe May Join Too
After losing Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons, the action adventure prequel Kong: Skull Island has found some new cast members with Brie Larson coming aboard, and Russell Crowe circling the film from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Get the full story in our original report.
#28. The Action is High in New Trailer for American Ultra
The stoner action comedy arrives on August 21st.