Posted on Friday, July 31st, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
It hasn’t been the most exciting week in movie news, but we’ve still rounded up the Best Stories of the Week for you to catch up on.
This time we’ve got stories on the line-ups for Fantastic Fest, the Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival, some conflicting reports on a Ghostbusters spin-off, the end of Key & Peele, and casting updates for Wonder Woman, Doctor Strange, Bourne 5 and Gambit.
Plus we also have trailers for the TIFF selected drama Room, the Christmas comedy The Night Before, Michael Bay’s 13 Hours and Johnny Depp‘s crime drama Black Mass. Check out all the Best Stories of the Week after the jump!
#31. Film Line-Ups Unveiled for Fantastic Fest, Venice and TIFF
We’re coming up on a round of film festivals, featuring the premieres of plenty of new movies. Click the respective links for the line-up of films playing at Fantastic Fest, the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival.
#30. Michael Moore’s Next Documentary is Where to Invade Next
Controversial director Michael Moore is back on the scene with a new documentary that will be playing at TIFF called Where to Invade Next. The filmmaker has been working on the movie in secret, and you can find out more about the film in our original story.
#29. Will Ferrell Joins America’s Pastime in Ferrell Takes the Field Trailer
The comedy special premieres on HBO on September 12th.
#28. The Witch Director Robert Eggers Boards Remake of Nosferatu
The classic adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula is getting the remake treatment from director Robert Eggers, the man behind the chilling Sundance selected indie horror flick The Witch. To find out more about the project, check out our full story.
#27. Poltergeist Remake Director Gil Kenan Spending Five Nights at Freddy’s
After directing the remake of Poltergeist, filmmaker Gil Kenan is heading into video game territory by bringing the popular computer game Five Nights at Freddy’s to the big screen. Get more details in our original report.
#26. Shaft is Getting Rebooted as an Action Comedy
It’s been 15 years since Samuel L. Jackson brought Shaft back to the big screen, though the film had ties to the original iteration of the character played by Richard Roundtree. This time the property is getting a total reboot in action comedy form. Find out who’s behind the reboot in our full story over here.
#25. Mark Hamill is Back as The Joker for The Killing Joke Animated Movie
Largely considered to be one of the best versions of The Joker, Star Wars actor Mark Hamill will reprise his role as Batman’s arch nemesis in the forthcoming animated adaptation of The Killing Joke. Get more information on the new project right here.
#24. Antonio Banderas is Trapped Underground in The 33 Trailer
The real life drama arrives on November 13th.