Summer Movies 2019 News

News Briefs: 'Fast & Furious' Theme Ride Opening; New 'Furious 7' Clip Features Ladies Who Fight

News Briefs: 'Fast & Furious' Theme Ride Opening; New 'Furious 7' Clip Features Ladies Who Fight

Fast & Furious

Fast & Furious:  A Fast & Furious attraction will open at Universal Studios Hollywood on June 25. "Fast & Furious -- Supercharged" will serve as the finale to the studio tour, allowing visitors to enjoy a (safe) high-speed car chase with the movie's stars, including Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson. A behind-the-scenes video reveals how the theme ride was made. [The Hollywood Reporter]

 

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical: The Broadway production Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is heading to the big screen. Douglas McGrath, who wrote the book for the musical, will also write the movie adaptation; Tom Hanks will serve as one of the producers. The Broadway show that dramatizes the life and career of King from the beginning of her career as a songwriter to her breakthrough as a solo artist opened in January 2014 and is still running. [The Wrap]

 

Stan Lee, Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Michael Rooker

Mallrats: Kevin Smith shared a new photo featuring cast members from the original Mallrats, and again hinted at an upcoming sequel to the 1985 comedy. (Left to right in the photo: Stan Lee, Smith himself, Jason Mewes and Michael Rooker.) Smith has indicated he's writing the script, and hopes to get the sequel before cameras next year. [Facebook via Badass Digest]

 

Furious 7

Furious 7 Clip: In a new Furious 7 clip, Michelle Rodriguez looks splendid in a beautiful red gown as she defends herself against multiple assailants with her hands and feet. And then she must take on an angry Ronda Rousey, which is the stuff of nightmares. The movie opens wide in theaters in April 3. [Movies Coming Soon]

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