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The Week in Movie News: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer, Disney Finds ‘Mulan’ Star and More

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

BIG NEWS

Marvel has 20 more movies already planned: Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige revealed this week that in addition to the currently known 22 titles, there are 20 more installments of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in various planning stages. Read more here and see the trailer for Avengers: Infinity War below.

GREAT NEWS

Disney’s Mulan finds its star: Chinese actress Liu Yifei (aka Crystal Liu), best known in America for The Forbidden Kingdom, has been cast in the lead title role in Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. Read more here.

AWARDS BUZZ

The Post and Get Out are already big winners: Awards season is in full force now, with Gotham Awards naming Get Out and Call Me By Your Name in major categories and the National Board of Review picking The Post as best movie of the year. Meanwhile, Girls Trip is also on the map thanks to Tiffany Haddish. Read more here and here and here.

FESTIVAL BUZZ

Sundance Film Festival announces 2018 slate: While this year’s movies are immersed in awards fever, many of next year’s best movies are likely among the titles announced this week as part of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival program. Read more here.

Avengers: Infinity War Easter eggs: Following the release of the Avengers: Infinity War trailer (see below), fans have been poring through the footage and highlighting Easter eggs and other clues about the movie. Watch one of them below and see another here.

MUST-WATCH TRAILERS

Avengers: Infinity War looks absolutely epic: The highly anticipated first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War finally dropped, and it’s just as amazing as we hoped. Watch it below and see our picks for the best moments here.

Thoroughbreds showcases two rising stars: The first trailer for the Sundance hit thriller Thoroughbreds starring rising stars Anya Taylor-Joy and Olivia Cooke. Check it out below:

Mary Magdalene previews a Biblical drama: The first trailer for the Biblical drama Mary Magdalene features Rooney Mara as the title character and Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus. Watch it here:

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