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Unsane (2018)

March 23, 2018
R
Thriller, Horror

A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear--but is it real or is it a product of her delusion?

The is the latest movie from Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh, who returned last year after a brief retirement from feature filmmaking. Unsane was first revealed in July 2017, when it was announced Soderbergh had shot the film in secret. The project generated headlines for Soderbergh shooting the picture on an iPhone.

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Steven Soderbergh's Unsane was shot completely on iPhone

12 Strong (2018)

January 19, 2018
R
Action, Drama, History

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

This film is based on a true story, using Doug Stanton's book, Horse Soldiers, as its primary source of inspiration. 12 Strong has been in development for quite some time, with the script first bought by Walt Disney Pictures for producer Jerry Bruckheimer in 2009. The project eventually moved homes to Warner Bros. and started to pick up steam in 2016 when director Nicolai Fuglsig came on board. Fuglsig is making his feature film debut with the picture. Principal photography started in January 2017.

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Game Night (2018)

February 23, 2018
R
Action, Comedy

Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night gets kicked up a notch when Max’s charismatic brother, Brooks (Kyle Chandler), arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it’s all part of the game…right? But as the six uber-competitive gamers set out to solve the case and win, they begin to discover that neither this “game”—nor Brooks—are what they seem to be. Over the course of one chaotic night, the friends find themselves increasingly in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn. With no rules, no points, and no idea who all the players are, this could turn out to be the most fun they’ve ever had…or game over.

This is the latest film from director John Francis Daley, who is best known for writing comedies such as the Horrible Bosses films and the Vacation Reboot. He signed on to helm the project in April 2016. Many of the principal cast, including Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Jesse Plemons were onboard in January 2017. Production began in April 2017.

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15: 17 to Paris (2018)

February 9, 2018
PG-13
Drama, Thriller

Based on the true story of three Americans who were tasked with stopping a terrorist attack, while aboard a train bound for Paris.

The film draws from a real-life incident in 2015, in which Americans Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, and Alek Skarlatos thwarted the Thalys train attack. Clint Eastwood signed on to direct the picture in April 2017, with the intention of starting filming shortly after. In July, he announced that Stone, Sadler, and Skarlatos would portray themselves in the film - an element that has been a key part of the marketing campaign. Principal photography started in July 2017. Originally, the MPAA had rated The 15:17 to Paris R, but after an appeal, it was taken down to a PG-13.

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15:17 to Paris Rating Appeal Successful

Peter Rabbit (2018)

February 9, 2018
PG
Comedy, Family

Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film, Peter’s feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.

This film is based on the children's stories written by Beatrix Potter. The character of Peter Rabbit debuted way back in 1902 in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. That book spawned five followups that were published between 1904 and 1912. Peter is the world's oldest licensed character, with the first toy being produced in 1903. In the many years since, there has been a multitude of Peter Rabbit merchandise, including dishes. The 2018 film is not the first time the property has been adapted - most notably there was a BBC series called The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends.

The new movie will be a combination of live-action and CGI animation, recruiting an all-star cast that includes James Corden, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, Daisy Ridley, and more. Director Will Gluck signed on to helm the project in August 2016 and production began in January 2017. After the release of the first trailer, several outlets criticized the film for not staying true to the source material, feeling it was too low-brow and modern.

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Uncle Drew (2018)

June 29, 2018
PG-13
Comedy

After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll). Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend UNCLE DREW (NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving) and convinces him to return to the court one more time. The two men embark on a road trip to round up Drew's old basketball squad (Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, and Lisa Leslie) and prove that a group of septuagenarians can still win the big one.

NBA star Kyrie Irving first portrayed the Uncle Drew character as part of a Pepsi promotional campaign in 2012. PepsiCo announced that an Uncle Drew film was in development in February 2017, with the full cast being revealed in September of that year.

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The Darkest Minds (2018)

August 3, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Thriller, Sci-Fi

When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. Sixteen-year-old Ruby, one of the most powerful young people anyone has encountered, escapes her camp and joins a group of runaway teens seeking safe haven. Soon this newfound family realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough and they must wage a resistance, using their collective power to take back control of their future.

20th Century Fox acquired the film rights to Alexandra Bracken's The Darkest Minds book series in 2015, with Shawn Levy producing alongside Dan Levine and Dan Cohen through his 21 Laps Entertainment. Filming began in Atlanta, Georgia in April of 2017.

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Overboard (2018)

May 4, 2018
PG-13
Comedy, Romance

A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. A remake of the 1987 comedy. Artwork is from when the film was scheduled for an April release.

The film was first announced in March 2017, billed as a reimagining of the original movie. The main roles of the two leads are reversed when compared to the first Overboard. Production began in May 2017.

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Superfly (2018)

June 13, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Action, Crime, Thriller

This film is a remake of the 1972 movie, Super Fly. The original Super Fly was about an African-American cocaine dealer who looks to quit the drug business.

Super Fly is regarded as one of the most prominent blaxploitation films of its era. A pair of sequels to the original film were made following its success. Arguably, the property is better known for its soundtrack. The album actually outgrossed the movie, which rarely happens in the industry.

Filming on the remake began in January 2018.

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I Kill Giants (2018)

March 23, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Drama

From the acclaimed graphic novel comes an epic adventure about a world beyond imagination. Teen Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe, The Conjuring 2) is the only thing that stands between terrible giants and the destruction of her small town. But as she boldly confronts her fears in increasingly dangerous ways, her new school counselor (Zoe Saldana, Guardians of the Galaxy) leads her to question everything she’s always believed to be true. I Kill Giants is an intense, touching story about trust, courage and love from the producers that brought you Harry Potter.

Based on Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's graphic novel of the same name, the film was announced in March 2015 and began principal photography in September 2016. It premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival about a year later and was subsequently set for a Digital HD and limited theatrical release in March 2018.

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A Simple Favor (2018)

September 14, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Thriller, Mystery

Adapted from the novel of the same name, A Simple Favor follows a small town mommy blogger who discovers that her best friend has vanished.

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively joined the project in June 2017, with Paul Feig directing. Lionsgate then scheduled the film for a September theatrical release date in February 2018.

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

August 17, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Comedy

Three wealthy Chinese families prepare for the wedding of the year. Artwork is from the original novel by Kevin Kwan.

Widows (2018)

November 16, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Crime, Drama

When a gang of criminals are killed during a job-gone-wrong, their widowed spouses pick up where they left off. Poster is from the original 2002 TV mini-series that inspired the film.

Under the Silver Lake (2018)

June 22, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Crime, Thriller

Sam, an affable but aimless young man, becomes an unwitting detective who quickly finds himself in over his head as he investigates the mysterious disappearance of his beautiful neighbor, with whom he has fallen in love. As he combs through East Los Angeles searching for any kind of clues he can find, he stumbles upon a larger, more sinister conspiracy than he ever imagined, involving billionaires, celebrities, urban myths, and even pop culture as we know it.

This is the latest film from It Follows director David Robert Mitchell. It was first announced in 2016, with stars Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, and Topher Grace joining the cast. Principal photography began in October 2016, months after A24 acquired the rights to distribute.

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Love, Simon (2018)

March 16, 2018
PG-13
Drama, Comedy, Romance

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated: he’s yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing.

Directed by Greg Berlanti (Dawson’s Creek, Brothers & Sisters), written by Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger (This is Us), and based on Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, LOVE, SIMON is a funny and heartfelt coming-of-age story about the thrilling ride of finding yourself and falling in love.

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Blockers (2018)

April 6, 2018
R
Comedy

When three parents stumble upon their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.

Principal photography on the film began in May 2017.

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On the Basis of Sex (2018)

July 22, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Drama, Biography

A film biopic about Ruth Bader Ginsberg and her journey to becoming a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

Hostiles (2017)

January 19, 2018
R
Drama, Adventure, Western

In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.

This is the latest film from director Scott Cooper, who is known for films such as Crazy Heart and Black Mass. The project was first announced in February 2016, which was when Christian Bale became attached. Production started in July of that year in Santa Fe. Hostiles premiered at the 2017 Telluride Film Festival, and also played at Toronto before debuting in theaters several months later.

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Proud Mary (2018)

January 12, 2018
R
Action, Thriller

Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

Henson became involved with the movie in January 2017, before Proud Mary had found a director. Helmsman Babak Najafi signed on to call the shots in February 2017, before principal photography started in April of that year. The title of the film seems to be taken from the song "Proud Mary," which was originally recorded by Credence Clearwater Revival in 1969. Tina Turner did a cover version in 1988, which was used in the trailer for Proud Mary.

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Searching (2018)

August 3, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Thriller, Mystery

After David Kim (John Cho)'s 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter's digital footprints before she disappears forever.

Searching is the feature directing debut for writer/director Aneesh Chaganty. It won the Best of Next! Audience Award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

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