5 new movie trailers you may have missed this week

2019-05-03 15:54
Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler in Murder Myster

Cape Town – A touch of drama, crime, mystery and animation join the host of comedy films coming soon.


1. Late Night

Late Night centres on a late-night talk show host (Emma Thompson) who is at risk of losing her long-running show right when she hires her first female writer (Mindy Kaling) who revitalises her show and her life.

A SA release date has yet to be announced.

2. Sonic the Hedgehog

The hybrid CG-animated/live-action feature is based on the acclaimed Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. The film will look to capture Sonic’s (Ben Schwartz) irreverent tone and spirit, reuniting him with some of the most revered and infamous characters of the franchise, including the evil Dr. Eggman (Jim Carrey). 

The film releases in SA on Friday, 15 November 2019.

3. Ophelia

Set in the 14th Century but spoken in a contemporary voice, Ophelia is a dynamic re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Ophelia (Daisy Ridley) takes centre stage as the Queen’s (Naomi Watts) most trusted lady-in-waiting. Beautiful and intelligent, she soon captures the attention of the handsome Prince Hamlet (George MacKay) and a forbidden love blossoms. As war brews, lust and betrayal are tearing Elsinore Castle apart from within and Ophelia must decide between her true love or her own life in order to protect a very dangerous secret.

A SA release date has yet to be announced.

4. Murder Mystery

When a NYC cop (Adam Sandler) finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long promised European trip, a chance meeting on the flight with a mysterious man (Luke Evans) gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the Super Yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. When Quince is murdered, they become the prime suspects in a modern-day whodunit.

The film releases on Netflix on Friday, 14 June 2019.

5. 21 Bridges

21 Bridges follows a disgraced NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) who is given a shot at redemption. Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, he begins to uncover a massive conspiracy that links his fellow cops to a criminal empire and must decide who he is hunting and who is actually hunting him. During the manhunt, Manhattan is completely locked down for the first time in its history - no exit or entry to the island including all 21 bridges.

The film releases in SA on Friday, 12 July 2019.

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