Best Stories of the Week

Summer is coming to a close, and the newsflow is slowing down, but we’ve still got a slew of stories you don’t want to miss in this edition of Best Stories of the Week.

Below you’ll find stories on Alamo Drafthouse’s month-long Steven Spielberg tribute in September, a movie being written by and starring Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence, a huge 30th anniversary celebration for Back to the Future in Los Angeles in October, a first look at Michael Fassbender in Assassin’s Creed, how Star Wars: Rogue One is being shot and an awesome promo video for The Martian.

Plus, we also have trailers for the fifth season of Homeland, the second season of Gotham, The Hobbit trilogy extended edition in theaters for the first time, and The Iron Giant Signature Edition as well.

Find out more about all these Best Stories of the Week and more below!

#38. Second Wave of Fantastic Fest 2015 Programming Revealed

Fantastic Fest 2015

The second wave of programming for Fantastic Fest 2015 has been announced and includes new additions like The Martian, Green Room, High-Rise and more. Check out the whole list of new additions to the festival right here.

#37. Jacques Audiard Directing John C. Reilly in The Sisters Brothers

Sisters Brothers movie

A Prophet and Dheepan director Jacques Audiard is slated to direct an adaptation of western novel The Sisters Brothers, which will star John C. Reilly in a very intriguing role. Find out the story of this new project in our original story.

#36. First Teaser for David Chen’s The Primary Instinct Trailer

The film hits VOD on September 22nd.

#35. Joaquin Phoenix and M. Night Shyamalan Reteaming for New Thriller?

Joaquin Phoenix M. Night Shyamalan

After working together on The Village, director M. Night Shyamalan and star Joaquin Phoenix might reunite for some unknown project that is likely to be a supernatural thriller of sorts. Find out what little we know about the project in our original story.

#34. All Things Must Pass Trailer: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

The documentary arrives on October 16th.

#33. Wes Ball Tackling Norse Mythology with Fall of Gods

Fall of Gods movie

After bringing The Maze Runner to life on the big screen, director Wes Ball is heading to the world of Norse mythology next with a project called Fall of Gods. 20th Century Fox just picked up the rights to the story, so it’s early in development, and if you want to know the plot, you can check out or full story.

#32. The Real-Life Up House Getting Its Own Movie at Fox Searchlight

Up house demolished

The real-life house which shares a similar story to Carl’s house in the Pixar Animation film Up is now poised to get its own movie. A woman in Seattle denied an offer from a commercial developer to buy the land on which her quaint little house laid, and so they built around her, making her house look like a strange outlier in the area. Now the story of this woman and her house has been picked up by Fox Searchlight for a movie, and you can find out more about it in our full story.

#31. Nicholas Hoult is Out for Blood and Fame in Kill Your Friends Trailer

The film doesn’t have a US release date yet.

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