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The Week in Movie News: Kristen Wiig for ‘Wonder Woman 2,’ Chris Hemsworth for ‘Men in Black’ and More

Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:


Kristen Wiig might be Wonder Woman’s next adversary: Cheetah is expected to be the villain in Wonder Woman 2, and SNL vet Kristen Wiig is the choice to play against Gal Gadot’s superhero in the role in the sequel. Read more here and see an artist’s interpretation of the casting here.


Chris Hemsworth tapped for another franchise: He’s best known as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but Chris Hemsworth is about to become famous for another major property: Men In Black. Read more about his possible casting in a planned spin-off here.


Best Picture Sequels: We’ve heard in the past about potential follow-ups to Call Me By Your Name and Get Out, and now fellow Best Picture nominees Darkest Hour and Lady Bird have joined the mix of possibile sequel spawners. Read more here and here.


Jennifer Lawrence on the Red Sparrow everyone is talking about: We talked to Red Sparrow star Jennifer Lawrence and director Francis Lawrence about the most memorable moment in the movie. Watch their discussion of the scene that will have everyone talking below.

Jennifer Lawrence and director Francis Lawrence break down a #RedSparrow scene that everyone’s gonna be talking about… pic.twitter.com/v9iaITAk7w

— Fandango (@Fandango) March 1, 2018


How to win Best Picture: With the Academy Awards happening this weekend, this week brought a lot of cool Oscars-related videos, including the below Vanity Fair guide to winning the top honor of the night. Find more Oscars supercuts, tributes and nominee showcases here, here and here.


Wreck-It Ralph 2 lampoons the internet: Disney dropped the first real teaser trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, and it’s filled with lots of silly parodies of ads, games and websites. Watch it below.

The Endless gets chilly, quickly: We shared an exclusive new trailer for The Endless, a new dramatic thriller from Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead in which they play brothers revisiting a cult they once escaped. Watch it here:

Juggernaut is out for vigilante justice:Death Wish actor Jack Kesy stars in the first trailer for the crime drama Juggernaut, which follows a local outlaw returning home to avenge his late mother. Watch it below.

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