This week we got to see more fresh movie trailers than usual. We can say that there’s a lot going on in Hollywood, and soon enough we’ll get to see some of it. For now, drop whatever you’re doing, go grab some popcorn and enjoy what this week’s movie trailers got to offer, including the first look at the sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic ‘Blade Runner,’ Scarlett Johansson and her friends dangerously misbehaving, Reese Witherspoon’s unconventional romance, and more.
5. ‘Home Again’
Directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer and started by Reese Witherspoon, the film tells the story of Alice, a “newly separated loser” that moves back to L.A. trying to clear her head after separating from her husband. During a night out on her 40th birthday, she meets three young aspiring filmmakers who need a place to live, and she offers her house temporarily. As expected, things start to get a bit spicy. The film will hit theaters on September 8, 2017.
4. ‘The Hunter’s Prayer’
Jonathan Mostow’s newest film is an action thriller starred by Sam Worthington and Odeya Rush. The movie is based on the 2004 novel ‘For the Dogs’ by Kevin Wignall, and follows the story of a hitman hired to kill a young woman, but sees himself unable to do so. He ends up helping the young woman, causing a chase across Europe, with the original hunter becoming the hunted. The film is expected to arrive on June 9, 2017.
3. ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ – Trailer 2
This is another action title, only that way lighter. The newest Patrick Hughes’ comedy features Ryan Reynolds as the world’s top protection agent and Samuel L. Jackson as a notorious hitman that must testify at the International Court of Justice and requires Reynolds’ services to make it. Things get rough after the murderous dictator – portrayed by Gary Oldman – starts to interfere on the way, and Reynolds and Jackson must set their differences aside. The film will hit the screens on August 18, 2017.
2. ‘Rough Night’ Red Band Trailer
The black comedy film is directed by Lucia Aniello, starring Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell and Ilana Glazer as five college friends that get back together for a bachelorette party. They do some cocaine and of course, things get out of hand, to the point they accidentally kill a male stripper. The rest of the night follows the girls trying to figure out what to do. The film is expected to arrive on June 16, 2017.
1. ‘Blade Runner 2049’
The sequel to the original ‘Blade Runner’ film from 1982 is directed by Denis Villeneuve and stars Ryan Gosling as blade runner and LAPD Officer K and Harrison Ford, who is reprising his role as Rick Deckard 30 years after the original story took place. The film follows K as he discovers a secret that might bring an end to humanity and begins an investigation that eventually leads him to Deckard, a former blade runner who was thought to be disappeared. The new futuristic film will arrive on October 6, 2017.