On this segment of Movies with Big Al we get to preview three new releases: War for the Planet of the Apes, The Big Sick, and Wish Upon.
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WISH UPON (Horror)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A teenage girl discovers a box that carries magic powers and a deadly price for using them.
WHO'S IN IT? Sherilyn Fenn, Joey King, Elisabeth Rohm, Ryan Phillippe
- The movie is loosely based on the classic short story The Monkey's Paw.
- This is the third horror movie Joey King has appeared in, following The Conjuring and Quarantine.
- The budget was $12 million.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (Action / Sci-Fi)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
WHO'S IN IT? Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Judy Greer, Steve Zahn
- This is the third of the rebooted Planet of the Apes movies.
- A fourth movie is already in the works.
- This is the eighth feature film in the franchise.
- The first Planet of the Apes movie came out in 1968.