Brie Larson stars as the latest hero introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And we’re finally getting a look at Captain Marvel, whose appearance was teased at the end credits scene of “Avengers: Infinity War.”
Larson’s Carol Danvers starts out as an Air Force pilot who gains her powers when she gets alien DNA, according to Entertainment Weekly.
After being sent to an extraterrestrial world, Carol is part of the Starforce and fights in the Kree-Skrull War. But for some reasons she remembers her time on Earth and her stint in the Air Force, Entertainment Weekly reported.
Larson is joined by Samuel L. Jackson and Clark Gregg, both of whom have been age regressed, Jude Law as the leader of Starforce and Ben Mendelsohn as Talos, a Skrull super villain, USA Today reported.
Lee Pace also reprises his role as Ronan the Accuser from “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
In addition to the trailer, Marvel also released the poster for the long-awaited film, that includes the tagline “Higher, Further, Faster.”
“Captain Marvel” hits theaters March 8, in advance of next year’s “Avengers 4,” which is scheduled for a May 3 release.
Mary Poppins is back in the first full trailer for the upcoming sequel to the 1964 Disney classic film.
Emily Blunt takes over for the role in “Mary Poppins Returns” made famous by Julie Andrews as the practically perfect nanny who arrives to take care of the Banks children once again. But is it the younger children or her original wards she’s there to care for?
Watch the trailer below or click here.
Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw play the grown children from the original film -- Jane and Michael Banks. Lin Manuel Miranda plays a lamplighter named Jack, ScreenRant reported. He is joined by other big names in entertainment like Colin Firth, Meryl Streep and Angela Lansbury. And Dick Van Dyke, who portrayed Bert in the original, is back once again, playing Mr. Dawes Jr. VanDyke also played Mr. Dawes Senior in the original film.
This time the movie is set in Depression-era London after the loss of Michael’s wife. Mary arrives to help the struggling family “rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives,” according to IMDB’s plot summary submitted by Disney.
The movie will hit theaters on Dec. 19, 2018.
Reynolds’ 1977 comedy “Smokey and the Bandit” will have a nine-day run in 240 AMC theaters across the country, according to Variety. Fans who have been reciting the film’s signature lines and best moments since news broke of Reynolds death, can catch the flick at AMC Theatres from Wednesday, Sept. 12, through Thursday, Sept. 20, the movie theater chain announced Friday.
In “Smokey,” which was filmed in parts of metro Atlanta and Georgia, Reynolds portrayed Bo “Bandit” Darville, who partners with Cledus Snow (Jerry Reed), to haul 400 cases of bootleg Coors beer from Texarkana, Texas, back to Atlanta in 28 hours in order to collect $80,000. “Smokey and the Bandit” also starred Sally Field as a runaway bride picked up by Bandit and a band of others, played by Jackie Gleason, Pat McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry.
Tickets will be $5 (or lower depending on the theater). Showtimes, tickets and locations are available at www.amctheatres.com.
“Dodgeball” actor Vince Vaughn was charged Friday with DUI and refusing to comply with an officer stemming from his June arrest at a sobriety checkpoint in Manhattan Beach, KTLA reported.
The incident occurred June 10 at about 12:40 a.m.
The Manhattan Beach Police Department confirmed in June that Vaughn, 48, who starred in last year’s “Brawl in Cell Block 99,” was in their custody. According to KABC, Vaughn was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Vaughn was arrested on suspicion of DUI and resisting, delaying or obstructing officers, Manhattan Beach Police Department Sgt. Matt Sabosky told KTLA.
The actor famous for his “pretty mouth” line in the 1972 movie “Deliverance” remembered actor Burt Reynolds as a friend and was saddened by the actor’s death on Thursday, WLOS reported.
Herbert “Cowboy” Howard, who lives in Haywood County, North Carolina, uttered the chilling line ““He’s got a real pretty mouth, ain’t he?” in “Deliverance” to a terrified Jon Voight.
Howard, who turned 80 on Aug. 21, said he worked at Ghost Town, a Wild West-themed amusement park in North Carolina, with Reynolds. He said knowing Reynolds helped him get the role as the villainous toothless man in “Deliverance.”
Howard said he saw Reynolds, 82, three weeks ago at the Bubba Fest in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
"It hurt me because he was a real good friend, and it hurt me bad when they called me and told me he passed away," Howard said.
For 13 years, one of the most famous pairs of shoes were missing, stolen from a museum that honored actress Judy Garland, but finally the FBI has cracked the case and announced that the ruby slippers Garland wore as she portrayed Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” have been found.
There was no security camera video of the heist and whomever stole the shoes left no fingerprints and few clues.
The Plexiglass box that held the shoes was smashed and nothing was left except for a single red sequin.
The FBI made the announcement Tuesday that the shoes were recovered, but did not say who was responsible for taking them, The Times reported.
The shoes were a focus of not only federal law enforcement, but also local police and private investigators. There was a $1 million reward for finding the location of the shoes. The reward expired after 10 years, ABC News reported.
They were on loan to the museum, owned by a collector in North Hollywood, California. Michael Shaw bought the shoes in 1970 for $2,000 from Kent Warner, a costumer who found them at an MGM movie lot, The Times reported.
Shaw also owned Dorothy’s dress, the hat worn by the Wicked Witch of the West and a Munchkin outfit. The museum wasn’t the only time the shoes were lent out for display. Shaw would allow other museums display them for a fee of several thousand dollars, which would be donated to children’s charities.
The shoes were insured for $1 million, Newsweek reported in 2015.
An insurance company paid Shaw $800,000 and is the official owner of the shoes, The Times reported.
Garland wore several different pairs during the filming of the 1939 movie.
One pair is in the possession of the Smithsonian American History Museum and are on display there.
World Lizard Day was held Aug. 14, but actor Chris Pratt decided to take it a step further.
In a video, Pratt shows Leo, his DPL -- domestic pet lizard -- on a leash.
“Fact: in 2018 fewer that 1 in 12 DPL’s (domestic pet lizards) even have leashes and far fewer will even go on a nice relaxing walk with their owner,” Pratt writes. “Demand action now.”
In the video, Leo looks content as Pratt breaks into song.
He’s a fortunate lizard.
Legendary singer Neil Young and actress Darryl Hannah were married in a secret ceremony in California over the weekend, The New York Post reported.
Young, 72, and Hannah, 57, have been dating since 2014, Esquire reported, but neither would confirm whether they had tied the knot.
According to multiple outlets, the “Heart of Gold” singer and “Splash” actress were married in Atascadero, California, which followed a ceremony held earlier aboard Young’s yacht, E! Online reported.
Singers Joni Mitchell and Stephen Stills were among the only celebrities to attend among the 100 invited guests, the Post reported. Each guest was given a heart-shaped locket containing photos of the bride and groom.
Friends on social media posted congratulations, and Hannah posted a cryptic note on Instagram noting that “Someone’s watching over us … love & only love.”
Sources told the Reporter that crew members were dismissed and allowed to look for other jobs.
The Disney and Marvel movie was supposed to be directed by James Gunn and production was scheduled to begin in January or February.
However, Gunn was fired from the franchise’s third installment in July over offensive tweets about pedophilia and rape.
"The timeline has been pushed out," a source told the Reporter.
Disney had no comment, according to the Reporter.
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