News Briefs: First Look at Kevin Smith's 'Yoga Hosers'; Cute 'Penguins of Madagascar' Trailer

News Briefs: First Look at Kevin Smith's 'Yoga Hosers'; Cute 'Penguins of Madagascar' Trailer

Yoga Hosers

Yoga Hosers: The first official look at Kevin Smith's Yoga Hosers features Harley Quinn Smith and Lily-Rose Depp (the daughters of Kevin Smith and Johnny Depp, respectively) as 15-year-old convenience store clerks. They reprise their brief roles in the director's recent horror-comedy Tusk as yoga-obsessed teens who team with a legendary detective (Mr. Depp, also in Tusk) to defeat an ancient evil. The fathers and their daughters are described as long-time friends in real life. [The Hollywood Reporter]



The Trap: Jamie Foxx is going indie... or is Harmony Korine going mainstream? Academy Award-winner Foxx will star in The Trap, to be directed and written by Korine (Spring Breakers). The movie is an ensemble gangster drama about two childhood friends; the less successful one is released from prison and seeks revenge against the other, who has done quite well for himself. Benecio Del Toro will also star; Robert Pattinson is rumored. [Variety/THR]


The Mummy / Frankenstein / Dracula

Untitled Universal Monster Franchise Film: News broke over the summer that writer-producers Alex Kurtzman (Transformers, Star Trek) and Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious) would take charge of rebooting Universal's classic monster movies, with The Mummy coming first on June 24, 2016. Now the second in the series has been dated for release on April 27, 2017. Universal is declining to say which monster will be featured, describing it only as an "epic action-adventure." [Collider]


Penguins of Madagascar

Penguins of Madagascar Trailer: Heading to theaters on November 26, the animated comic adventure Penguins of Madagascar explains how four penguins got involved in the international spy game. As a bonus, those who saw Werner Herzog's Antarctica documentary Encounters at the End of the World will get a kick ouf of the filmmaker's cameo voice appearance. [Dreamworks]

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