1. A Simple Favor
Releasing: September 14, 2018
Based on Darcey Bell’s novel of the same name, A Simple Favor is a story of three small-town characters, Stephanie Ward – a mom and a blogger, her wealthy best friend Emily Nelson, and Nelson’s husband Sean.
All the fun in this mystery thriller begins when Emily suddenly disappears, leading to “betrayals, reversals, a dead body and the revolving question of who is duping whom.”
- Anna Kendrick as Stephanie Ward
- Blake Lively as Emily Nelson
- Henry Golding as Sean Nelson
- Sarah Baker as Maryanne Chelkowsky
- Jean Smart as Mrs. McLanden
- Eric Johnson as Davis
- Andrew Rannells
- Linda Cardellini
- Rupert Friend
2. The King of Thieves
Releasing: September 14, 2018
The King of Thieves tells the story of a bunch of old crooks who pull off a daring heist in London’s jewelry district.
Needless to say, the motley gang of retired thugs is lead by none other than the inimitable Sir Michael Caine.
Starring: Michael Caine, Charlie Cox, Michael Gambon, Jim Broadbent, Francesca Annis, Ray Winstone, Keely Cat Wells, Tom Courtenay, and others.
Releasing: September 21, 2018 (United States)
Keira Knightley plays the title role in this Wash Westmoreland-directed biographical drama based on the life and times of French novelist Gabrielle Colette.
Born and raised in a small country village in 19th-century France, Colette marries Willy – a charming but dominating Parisian who happens to be fourteen years her senior.
As opportunistic as Willy is, he manages to convince his talented young wife to write novels that he would take credit for by publishing them under his own name.
Willy becomes a well-known writer, riding on the phenomenal success of Colette’s “Claudine” series.
Frustrated by the lack of recognition for her work, coupled with her husband’s dominating demeanor, Colette seeks solace in a same-sex relationship Mathilde de Morny (Marquise de Belbeuf), a French noblewoman who had no inhibitions about her sexual preference for women.
Colette received great reviews during its screening at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
- Keira Knightley as Gabrielle Colette
- Dominic West as Henry Gauthier-Villars, Colette’s husband
- Aiysha Hart as Polaire
- Fiona Shaw as Sido
- Denise Gough as Mathilde de Morny
- Robert Pugh as Jules
- Rebecca Root as Rachilde
- Eleanor Tomlinson as Georgie Raoul-Duval
- Julian Wadham
4. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Releasing: October 12, 2018
Based on R. L. Stine’s children’s book series of the same name, ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’ is the sequel to Goosebumps, though it doesn’t feature any of the cast from the 2015 prequel.
On a Halloween Night, in the small town of Wardenclyffe, two young boys, Sonny and Sam, discover a manuscript in an abandoned house known as “Haunted Halloween.”
Curiosity forces Sonny and Sam to open the manuscript, not realizing that they were inadvertently releasing Slappy the Dummy – the film’s main antagonist, who is bent on wreaking havoc this Halloween with the help of his monster buddies.
It’s now up to the two boys and Sonny’s sister Sarah to find a way to put paid to Slappy’s evil designs.
Characters and Voice Cast
- Avery Lee Jones as the voice of Slappy the Dummy
- Jeremy Ray Taylor as Sonny Quinn
- Madison Iseman as Sarah Quinn
- Caleel Harris as Sam Carter
- Ken Jeong (to be announced)
- Chris Parnell (to be announced)
- Wendi McLendon-Covey as Kathy Quinn
5. Robin Hood
Releasing: November 21, 2018
The tale of Robin Hood has been told on screen many a time in the past, with the last major film based on the legendary character from Sherwood releasing back in 2010.
The Ridley Scott-directed film featured Russell Crowe in the title role with Cate Blanchett playing the female lead Marian Locksley.
The 2018 version of the story will have Taron Egerton playing the legendary outlaw hero, who robs the rich and the famous to help the needy and the oppressed.
- Taron Egerton as Robin Hood
- Jamie Foxx as Little John: The leader of outlaws group Merry Men, and Hood’s best friend.
- Ben Mendelsohn as Sheriff of Nottingham: Hood’s enemy
- Eve Hewson as Maid Marian: Hood’s love interest, and wife of Scarlet
- Tim Minchin as Friar Tuck
- Jamie Dornan as Will Scarlet: The half-brother of Hood, member of Merry Men, and husband of Marian.
- Paul Anderson as Guy of Gisborne
- Josh Herdman as Righteous
- Björn Bengtsson as Tydon