There’s plenty of nifty newness in today’s Movie Morsels, which offers our first glimpse of returning star Jeff Goldblum in the sequel Independence Day 2, along with the trailer and poster premiere for the Point Break remake. Plus, a new Terminator Genisys TV spot, the domestic trailer for Joe Dante’s Burying the Ex, and latest casting news on the CHiPS movie!
Now ready for your sublime enjoyment or snark is the trailer and poster for Warner Bros. Point Break remake, starring Luke Bracey as Johnny Utah and Edgar Ramirez as Bodhi. Can the two live up to two Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. Check out the preview below and let us know what you think. Directed by Ericson Core and co-starring Ray Winstone, Teresa Palmer, Delroy Lindo, and a host of extrem sports athletes, Point Break hits theaters in 2D and 3D on December 25th.
Independence Day 2
Independence Day writer-producer Dean Devlin has shared via Instagram the first photo of Jeff Goldblum on the set of Independence Day 2. The actor returns to his role as world-saving hacker genius David Levinson after almost twenty years, joined by fellow returning stars Bill Pullman, Vivica A. Fox, Judd Hirsch, and Brent Spiner. Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Travis Tope, Joey King, Maika Monroe, and Sela Ward round out the cast of the film, directed once more by Roland Emmerich. ID4 2 opens on June 24, 2016.
J.K. Simmons’ Detective O’Brien is featured prominently in the latest Terminator Genisys TV spot. Opening on July 1st, the film finds Simmons’ character partnering with Emilia Clarke’s Sarah Connor and Jai Courtney’s Kyle Reese as they try to save the world from Skynet. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dayo Okeniyi, Matthew Smith, Courtney B. Vance, and Byung-Hun Lee co-star, while Alan Taylor directs this fifth Terminator film.
Anyone who harbored doubts as to whether or not Vincent D’Onofrio could portray an effective villain were completely silenced by the actor’s turn as Wilson Fisk in Marvel’s Netflix series Daredevil. So I’m happy to hear D’Onofrio will be playing another baddie in the film adaption of ’70s and ’80s TV hit cop series CHiPS, written and directed by Dax Shepard. who will co-star with Michael Pena. D’Onofrio will play the leader of an exotic car theft ring and a former cop. The actor will also feature in Jurassic World and the Magnificent Seven remake.
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