“JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM” UNVEILS TWO NEW POSTERS

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

Life finds a way, or so the tagline says in the new posters of Universal Pictures action adventure  Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster hit, Jurassic World.

Check out the one-sheets below and watch Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom in Philippine cinemas June 6, 2018.

Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Pratt and Howard are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.

It’s been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles.

When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who’s still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission. Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.

With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful franchises in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before.  Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible), the epic action-adventure is written by Jurassic World’s director, Trevorrow, and its co-writer, Derek Connolly.  Producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley once again partner with Spielberg and Trevorrow in leading the team of filmmakers for this stunning installment. Belén Atienza joins the team as a producer.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.  Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/uipmoviesph/

 

FATHERHOOD BECOMES JOHN CENA IN “BLOCKERS”

Blockers

After demonstrating his scene-stealing comic chops in Trainwreck, actor and WWE Superstar John Cena (FerdinandDaddy’s Home 2) now stars as the straight-laced, overprotective dad, Mitchell, in Universal Pictures’ new comedy Blockers (in Philippine cinemas May 02.)   

In the film, when three parents (Cena, Leslie Mann and Ike Barinholtz) discover their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.  As nonstop helicoptering struggles with awkwardly letting go, the well-meaning trio shares in the raucous comedy that accompanies their kids’ biggest step into adulthood.   

“I was watching the ESPYS and John Cena was hosting,” recalls director Kay Cannon.  “He has this natural comedic persona, and I knew he should be Mitchell.”

Cena was eager to take on a larger comedic role.  “I’m still new to all this, so I have tremendous faith in Kay and the cast,” the actor says.  “Leslie’s ability to be vulnerable and stir up so much emotion is incredible, and Ike is a non-stop joke machine.”

Though not a parent himself, Cena had no problem delving into dad mode.  He shares: “I was drawn to this character because I see Mitchell as more of a coach, and I’ve had so many amazing coaches in my life.  I feel like Mitchell has a playbook on dad-isms, ‘This is when I give my daughter the pep talk, then…touchdown!’”  

Cannon appreciated that Cena was game for anything.  “He’d call me Coach on set.  Anything I asked him to do, he would say, ‘You got it, Coach,’” she says.  

In addition to the movie’s many funny moments, Cena appreciated the comedy’s emotional pull.  “All the gags and the physical humor are tied to pivotal moments in the story and move the characters forward,” he explains.  “The kids go on a journey, and so do the adults.  My character needs to go on this hilarious ride as testament to his commitment to his daughter and so he can learn to be a better father.”

The stunts were also fun for Cena to shoot.  While on a mad dash for his daughter, some of the teens charge him in the hotel.  “I literally Hulk out on all these guys, and they go flying.  Throwing human bodies around is a specialty of mine,” he says with a smile.

 

Cena voices the titular role of Ferdinand the Bull in Ferdinand, the Oscar®-nominated film based on the iconic children’s book.  He will next be seen as the antagonist Agent Burns in the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee.  

 

Blockers is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.  Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/uipmoviesph/; Twitter at https://twitter.com/uipmoviesph and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/uipmoviesph/

 

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War Marks Biggest Single Day Gross Box Office for Any Film in the Philippines Nabs P141.6-M on opening day in the country

Avengers Infinity War Box Office

Philippine box-office records were shattered at the opening day of Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War”.

Arriving with unprecedented excitement, mystery, and anticipation, “Avengers: Infinity War” opened yesterday to a record-shattering P141.6 million (USD 2.7M), creating a new milestone in local film history. This marks the biggest-ever opening day in the Philippines and the biggest single day gross box office for any film.

Avengers: Infinity War opened its first day in 829 screens nationwide with screening schedules starting as early as 8 am.

Join the conversation online at #AvengersPH & #InfinityWar. Avengers: Infinity War is now playing in Philippine cinemas nationwide.

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YETI DISCOVERS HUMANS IN NEW “SMALLFOOT” TRAILER

Smallfoot

Discover a world that’s a blizzard of fun! Watch the new official trailer of Warner Animation Group’s upcoming comedy adventure “Smallfoot” now at the links below.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/warnerbrosphils/videos/vl.1523916454361228/2051894658173398/?type=1

YouTube: https://youtu.be/BXSPtRnZNsE

An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, “Smallfoot” turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human.

News of this “smallfoot” brings him fame and a chance with the girl of his dreams. It also throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in a rollicking story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery.

Smallfoot” stars Channing Tatum (“The LEGO® Batman Movie,” the “Jump Street” films) as the Yeti, Migo, and James Corden (“Trolls” ) as the Smallfoot, Percy. Also starring are Zendaya (“Spider-Man: Homecoming”), Common (“Selma”), LeBron James (upcoming “Space Jam 2”), Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”), Danny DeVito (“The Lorax”), Yara Shahidi (TV’s “Black-ish”), Ely Henry (TV’s “Justice League Action”), and Jimmy Tatro (“22 Jump Street”).

Smallfoot” is directed by Karey Kirkpatrick, Annie Award-winning director of “Over the Hedge” and Annie nominee for the screenplays for “Chicken Run” and “James and the Giant Peach.” The film is produced by Bonne Radford (“Curious George”), Glenn Ficarra (“Storks,” “The is Us,”) and John Requa (“Storks,” “This is Us”). Serving as executive producers are Nicholas Stoller, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Jared Stern, Sergio Pablos, and Kirkpatrick. The creative team includes editor Peter Ettinger, and composer Heitor Pereira.

The film is set to debut in Philippine cinemas September 2018.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group, “Smallfoot” is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

WATCH “TRUTH OR DARE” IN SNEAK PREVIEWS APR 30-MAY 1

TRUTH OR DARE - SNEAK PREVIEWS

Horror fans are invited to play ahead of eveyone else as Blumhouse’s new horror-thriller Truth or Dare is scheduled to hold special sneak previews in selected cinemas everywhere on Monday and Tuesday, April 30 and May 1.

(Watch the new TV Spot for Truth or Dare at https://youtu.be/z3MIwfmklsw.)

Moviegoers are advised to check out the websites and social pages of their favorite cinemas for screening hours. Admission will be at regular prices.

Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) and Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf) lead the cast of Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare, a supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions (Happy Death Day, Get Out, Split). A harmless game of “Truth or Dare” among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.

When a tightly knit group of friends embark upon their last undergraduate getaway and engage in a harmless game of “Truth or Dare,” the game follows them home, forcing them to play or face the deadly consequences.

Directed by Jeff Wadlow (Kick-Ass 2) and produced by Jason Blum (Whiplash, Get Out), the film co-stars Violett Beane as Markie, Olivia’s best friend who is battling demons of her own; Hayden Szeto as Brad, racked with a secret he feels his family can’t discover; Landon Liboiron as Carter, the manipulative newcomer who invites the group into his deadly trap; Sophia Ali as Penelope, the life of the party who will face a horrific crossroads; and Noland Gerard Funk as Penelope’s boyfriend, Tyson, an aspiring grad student whose ego might be the death of him.

Truth or Dare co-stars Sam Lerner as Ronnie, the most immature senior at the school; Aurora Perrineau as Giselle, who has been running from the curse for so long she can no longer take it; Tom Choi as Brad’s father, a stern cop who can’t understand why his son won’t open up; Vera Taylor as Inez Reyes, a mysterious woman who holds the key to their fate; and Gregg Daniel as Detective Kranis, who wants to help but refuses to believe that an unspeakable evil is responsible for these deaths.

Opening wide in Philippine cinemas May 9Truth or Dare is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.