'Jones' stars Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight, a Mississippi farmer who enlisted a group of renegade slaves and other Southerners for a rebellion against the Confederacy. Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mahershala Ali co-star.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the group to which it is extending membership invites for this year is the biggest and most diverse group ever. Where does the Academy go from here?
The historical drama is for the most part very different from its current competitors such as the Pixar animated movie 'Finding Dory' and the disaster film 'Independence Day: Resurgence.' Will the fact that it stands out from the crowd help or hurt it?
Yelchin was likely best known for starring as Pavel Chekov, the young navigator on the bridge of the starship Enterprise, in the new 'Star Trek' films. 'He was a true artist – curious, beautiful, courageous,' 'Trek' co-star John Cho wrote of the actor.
'Central' stars Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart as two high school acquaintances who team up to try to save the world when crisis threatens. 'Day one ... was really an indication of how the rest of the movie was, for us, just in terms of chemistry and in terms of friendship,' Johnson said.
Hayden Rolence takes the role over from Alexander Gould for the new film, which features the return of actors Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres. 'I mainly tried to make my voice sound like Alexander's voice,' Hayden says, 'because I thought he was such a good person to play Nemo.'