The Week in Movie Trailers: Kristen Stewart in ‘Seberg,’ Scooby-Doo in ’Scoob!’ and More

The Week in Movie Trailers: Kristen Stewart in ‘Seberg,’ Scooby-Doo in ’Scoob!’ and More

Kristen Stewart Seberg

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Seberg showcases two actresses in one: Just as Charlie’s Angels is hitting theaters, Amazon Studios released the first trailer for another Kristen Stewart movie called Seberg. This one stars Stewart as fellow actress Jean Seberg, who used her celebrity clout to support the Black Panther Party, which made her a target for FBI surveillance. Watch the spot below and see the movie in theaters on December 13.

 

Scoob! teases the Scooby gang’s first mystery: Warner Bros. dropped the first teaser trailer for their new Scooby-Doo animated feature, Scoob!, and it’s a cute and funny introduction to the origins of the iconic mystery-solving gang. Watch it below and catch Scooby, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne and Fred on screen starting May 15, 2020.

 

SpongeBob promises like a safe bet: Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies shared the first trailer for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, which features all your favorite SpongeBob characters plus Keanu Reeves and a trip to Atlantic City. Go all in on this being a lot of fun when it releases in theaters on May 22, 2020. Watch the spot below.

 

Trolls World Tour is going to rock: Universal Pictures released a second trailer for the highly anticipated animated sequel Trolls World Tour, which brings Poppy and friends back to the big screen. Watch the colorful characters rocking out to save the world below and see the follow-up in theaters on April 17, 2020.

 

Sonic the Hedgehog makes a change: Paramount Pictures unloaded a redone trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog presenting the main character’s redesign following criticism from fans. See Sonic’s fresh, more faithful look in the spot below and watch the video game icon go up against Jim Carrey in theaters on February 14, 2020.

 

Fantasy Island offers up nightmares: Blumhouse and Sony unleashed the first trailer for Fantasy Island, which sounds like a pleasant escape but is really a twisted new horror movie that preys on people’s desires. You can look forward to this in theaters also on February 14, 2020, but be careful what you wish for. Watch:

 

The Way Back looks like a slam dunk: Ben Affleck stars in the first trailer for The Way Back, an underdog sports drama about an alcoholic man, who was once a great athlete, as he coaches a ragtag high school basketball team. Watch the spot below and score tickets for this one when it opens March 6, 2020.

 

Christian Bale Matt Damon Ford v Ferrari

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Ford v Ferrari thinks differently: Now in theaters, Ford v Ferrari depicts a challenge to American car manufacturer Ford Motors to beat Ferrari at their racing game. This clip from the movie dramatizes a moment when Ford executives realize they need to reconsider their way of thinking:

 

Frozen II plays a game: Fans of Frozen would probably watch the gang from Arendelle do anything on screen in a sequel — even play charades. Fortunately, this hilarious bit of downtime for Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven is just the beginning of the long-awaited, quest-filled follow-up:

 

Little Women manages a dance: Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet star in this clip from Greta Gerwig’s new adaptation of Little Women. It’s an extended moment from the trailer in which Jo and Laurie take a chance at a secret dance. Watch:

 

Chrlie's Angels Cameron Diaz

CLASSIC MOVIE TRAILERS OF THE WEEK

Charlie’s Angels answer the call: The latest incarnation of Charlie’s Angels is now in theaters, so let’s look back at the last time the franchise introduced a new trio of Angels on the big screen. Here’s the original trailer for Charlie’s Angels, which opened in U.S. theaters on November 3, 2000:

 

Charlie’s Angels go full throttle: And then there was the sequel, Charlie’s Angeles: Full Throttle, which was the last time we saw those same Angels or any others on the big screen before now. Here’s the original trailer for the action comedy follow-up, which hit U.S. theaters on June 27, 2003:

 

The Good Liar

CLASSIC MOVIE SCENES OF THE WEEK

Great Actors from The Good Liar: Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen are united on screen for the first time in The Good Liar, which opens this weekend. In honor of the pairing, here are a few classic clips featuring some of their performances recognized by the Academy Awards:

James Whale monologues about death: McKellen finally earned his first Oscar nomination for his portrayal of horror filmmaker James Whale in Gods and Monsters. Here’s a scene from the 1998 biopic in which he talks at length about the death of his friend after World War I:

 

Gandalf blocks passage: McKellen earned his second and last nomination for his role as the wizard Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Here’s a memorable scene from the 2001 fantasy epic in which he shows off the peak of his protective powers:

 

The Queen and the stag: On her third nomination of four, Mirren won her first Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen. This scene of Her Royal Highness out in the country encountering a stag is one of the most memorable moments from the 2006 biopic, which was also nominated for Best Picture:

 

Queen and Slim

PULLING BACK THE CURTAIN

Queen & Slim creates change: Ahead of the release of the powerful drama Queen & Slim, writer/producer Lena Waithe and director/producer Melina Matsoukas got together to talk about the making of the movie and how it represents and reflects themselves. Watch the featurette below and see this important release when it opens on November 27.

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