Pop Goes The News — Among the most highly anticipated movies coming to theatres before the end of the year are Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Martian, Spectre, Pan, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 and Creed.
Also opening in the next four months are several movies that were made in Canada.
Pop Goes The News — Donald Sutherland will be in Southern Ontario this fall to star in a movie based on a 2008 children’s book by Eckhart Tolle and Robert Friedman.
Sutherland will play Grandpa Howard in Milton’s Secret, which begins production in September.
Pop Goes The News — Jennifer Lawrence, who is in Montreal shooting X-Men: Apocalypse, stopped by the city’s Shriners Hospital for Children on Friday.
“A very special visitor came by to see some of our patients,” reads a message on the hospital’s Facebook page.
Pop Goes The News — It hasn’t even been screened, but already Stonewall is being slammed by LGBT activists who are calling for a boycott.
The movie, directed by Roland Emmerich last summer in Montreal, will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival before opening in cinemas on Sept. 25.
Pop Goes The News — Cameras will roll in B.C. later this year on the third movie in the rebooted Planet of the Apes franchise.
War of the Planet of the Apes follows last year’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Those two films — which were partly made in B.C. — grossed a combined $1.2 billion worldwide.
Pop Goes The News | Canadians Malin Akerman, Pamela Anderson and Carrie-Anne Moss are among the celebrities lending their voices to a compelling new documentary about why humans can’t seem to get along.
Unity is narrated by an unprecedented collection of 100 stars.