No Escape & Hitman: Agent 47
Popcorn Cinema Show takes a look at the Movies Released This Week (28 August 2015) for the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand at the cinema. Hitman: Agent 47 comes to the UK this Friday.
Meanwhile in the US, Owen Wilson stars in No Escape, but first the news…
Jennifer Lawrence & Amy Schumer to write and star in Comedy?
Speaking recently Jennifer Lawrence announced she is currently writing a screenplay with Amy Schumer. She told the New York Times “We Play Sisters” “We’re almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We’ve got about 100 pages right now.”
She added, “Amy and I were creatively made for each other. We have different flavors. It’s been the most fun experience of my life. We start the day off on the phone, laughing. And then we send each other pages. And we crack up. I’m flying out tomorrow to see her in Chicago. We’ll write a little bit with her sister, Kim, who worked with Amy when she was writing ‘Trainwreck.’
When will see their collaboration remains to be announced.
Bruce Willis NOT in Woody Allen’s New Film?
So Bruce Willis will now not be appearing in Woody Allen’s new film due to a clash in his schedule. Willis is due to appear on stage in a adaptation of Stephen Kings Misery at the same time he was due to start filming on Woody Allen’s film, whoops!
Want Or Need To See More of The Hobbit?
There will be an extended cut of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies offering 20 minutes more footage. It’s due out November 17 in the US although at the time of writing no UK release date had been announced.
This Weeks Movie Releases
No Escape (Thriller)
Released 26 August 2015 US (R) 103 Mins
Starring Owen Wilson ; Lake Bell ; Pierce Brosnan
Jack Dwyer (Owen Wilson) and his family have just moved into their new home in Southeast Asia, when they are caught up in a violent political uprising. With foreigners unwelcome they must look to escape.
We Are Your Friends (Drama)
Released 28 August 2015 UK / US (15 / R) 96 Mins
Starring Zac Efron ; Emily Ratajkowski ; Jon Bernthal
This is the story of Cole ( Zac Efron) who is looking to make it in the music world as DJ and seeks the help of a older mentor.
Straight Outta Compton (Drama)
Released UK (15) 147 Mins
Starring O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E
This is the story of the group N.W.A, its members & their relationships. Following the band’s formation to it’s meteoric rise through until their demise.
Hitman: Agent 47 (Action)
Released UK (15) 96 Mins
Starring Rupert Friend ; Zachary Quinto ; Ciaran Hinds ; Thomas Kretschnmann ; Hannah Ware
Assassin Agent 47 ( who was genetically engineered to be the perfect killing machine) is tasked with dealing with a mega-corporation who plan to unlock the secret of Agent 47’s past. With the aim to create an army of elite killers.