THE GRINCH (Animated)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
WHO'S IN IT? Voices of Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Angela Lansbury, Kenan Thompson, Pharrell Williams, Cameron Seely
- This is Benedict Cumberbatch's second animated film after 2014's Penguins of Madagascar.
- This is the third Dr. Seuss animated movie, following Horton Hears a Who! (2008) and The Lorax (2012).
- Universal also released a live-action Grinch movie, starring Jim Carrey, in 2000.
THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB: A NEW DRAGON TATTOO STORY (Thriller)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber criminals and corrupt government officials.
WHO'S IN IT? Claire Foy, Lakeith Stanfield, Stephen Merchant
- Based on the fourth novel in the Millennium series. This is the first novel in the series not written by the series' creator, Stieg Larsson, who died in 2004.
- Director David Fincher and stars Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara did not return for this followup to 2011's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
- Claire Foy starred in the Netflix series The Crown.
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? The story of two American soldiers behind enemy lines on D-Day, who must battle the monsters created by a secret Nazi experiment.
WHO'S IN IT? Wyatt Russell, John Magaro, Jovan Adepo, Pilou Asbæk, Bokeem Woodbine
- Wyatt Russell is the son of Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell.
- Rumor has it the movie is part of the Cloverfield universe, but producer J.J. Abrams has denied that.
- Director Julius Avery is attached to helm the upcoming Flash Gordon movie.