We’ve got lots and lots to get excited about in today’s Movie Morsels, starting with Chris Pratt’s thoughts on Guardians of the Galaxy 2! Plus, a new photo from the final Hunger Games film straight from J-Law herself, a new clip from Pixar’s Inside Out, SIX new character posters from Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, and a brand new trailer for the National Lampoon’s Vacation reboot!
Guardians of the Galaxy 2
As much as we’re looking forward to Jurassic World, let’s be honest–we’re even more excited for Chris Pratt’s next blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy 2! So we’re thrilled to hear that the story pitch for the film, the script for which director James Gunn just completed, is so damn good that it actually moved Pratt to tears. Here’s what the actor had to tell Digital Spy…
“I know some of the songs that are going to be on Awesome Mix 2,” he said. “All I can tell you, because I obviously, I’m not allowed to tell anybody anything, nor would I want to, because it would be a little bit like telling a kid what’s under the tree before Christmas morning. I would encourage people not to poke holes in the paper and peek. Allow yourself the Christmas morning. Don’t ruin it. I will say that his pitch and his idea legitimately put tears in my eyes. It is so good, it’s so good. And I cannot wait to get started on it and I cannot wait for people to see what he’s going to pull off with the second movie. It’s so, so big and so good. From what I understand, they were like, heard it at Marvel and they said nothing. They’re like, ‘perfect.’ There was no micromanaging of the idea, they just love it so much they didn’t even have a note for it. It’s going to be remarkable.”
And here’s the video interview segment in which Pratt made these remarks…
Co-starring Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 opens on May 5, 2017.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2
Heads up, Hunger Games fans! Jennifer Lawrence has just shared a new still from the fourth and final film in the YA dystopian epic on Facebook. Director Francis Lawrence’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 opens on November 20 and co-stars (deep breath here) Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Mahershala Ali, Natalie Dormer, Wes Chatham, Elden Henson, and Evan Ross.
If you’re not much into broccoli on your pizza, then you’ll totally sympathize with Inside Out‘s young heroine Riley in the following clip from Pete Docter’s latest animated epic for Pixar. Inside Out opens on June 19th.
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation
When the going gets tough, the tough go rogue. That’s the takeaway from the six new Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation character posters released by Paramount. Christopher McQuarrie’s film hits theater on July 31st, and stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Simon McBurney, and Rebecca Ferguson.
Ed Helms channels Seal much to Christina Applegate’s chagrin in the UK trailer for the Vacation reboot. Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s make their feature film directorial debut on the film, which opens July 29th.
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