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The Week in Movie News: Here’s What You Need to Know

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


Multiple Joker movies announced: Martin Scorsese will produce a hard-boiled crime film tracking the origins of Batman villain The Joker, while another movie will reunite Jared Leto’s Joker and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn for a “criminal love story.” Read more here and here. Also check out what critics are saying about the first idea here and see some dream casting here and here.


Details on the Unbreakable sequel: M. Night Shymalan’s next movie is Glass, a sequel to Unbreakable and Split. Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and James McAvoy will star; it has a more “epic” plot than its predecessors. This week we got a basic synopsis, which you can read here.


Channing Tatum is still Gambit: If you’re still hopeful about Channing Tatum starring in a Gambit movie, he’s got good news: it’s still going to happen. Of course, the X-Men spin-off is recalibrating now following the success of Deadpool and Logan. Read more here.


Taking advantage of the eclipse: Filmmakers shot a short Western during Monday’s solar eclipse and broadcast it live online. You can watch the result here:


Last Flag Flying looks funny and poignant: The first trailer for Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying, a sort of sequel to the classic 1973 drama The Last Detail, has arrived with strong chemistry between stars Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne. Watch it below.

Little Evil spoofs a horror trope: Adam Scott is Satan’s new stepfather in Little Evil, a comedic take on movies like The Omen. Check out its first trailer here:

Suburbicon is full of wonder and excitement: George Clooney’s Coen Brothers-scripted comedy has a new international trailer with more ridiculous moments from Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac. Watch it here:

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