Summer Movies 2017 News

News Bites: Tina Fey Reteaming with Amy Poehler; 'Fast & Furious' Theme Park Ride Coming; '22 Jump Street' Clip

Baby Mama

The Nest: Who better to play Tina Fey's sister than Amy Poehler? Poehler is in "final negotiations" to join Fey in The Nest, a comedy in which they would play sisters who throw one final party in the home of their parents before it's sold. The two appeared together on Saturday Night Live for years and successfully hosted the Golden Globes, not to mention their 2008 comedy hit Baby Mama. [The Hollywood Reporter]


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Fast & Furious: The popular Fast & Furious movie franchise is serving as inspiration for Fast & Furious -- Supercharged, a "hybrid movie and thrill ride" that will open at Universal Studios in California sometime next year. Park visitors riding the back-lot trams will be surrounded by 400-foot-long movie screens, and, according to a representative, will be made to feel "like those trams are being pulled through the streets at speeds of over 100 miles per hour." [New York Times]



The Last Space: Charlize Theron, who last starred in 2012's Prometheus, is in talks to star in The Last Space, a drama that Sean Penn is planning to direct this summer. The movie, set in African refugee camps, will also feature Adèle Exarchapoulos (Blue Is the Warmest Color). Theron will next be seen in Seth MacFarlane's comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West, due out on May 30. [The Wrap]


22 Jump Street Clip: Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum go undercover as "Mexicans" in a new clip from 22 Jump Street, which promises to be an equal opportunity offender when it opens in theaters on June 13. [MTV]

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