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THE HITMAN'S WIFE'S BODYGUARD
In Theaters June 16, 2021
The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s even more volatile wife, the infamous international con artist Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek). As Bryce is driven over the edge by his two most dangerous protectees, the trio get in over their heads in a global plot and soon find that they are all that stand between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman (Antonio Banderas). Joining in the fun and deadly mayhem is Morgan Freeman as…well, you’ll have to see.
Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, SalmaHayek, with Antonio Banderas,and Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo, Caroline Goodall,Rebecca Front,Gabriella Wright, Alice McMillan, Kristofer Kamiyasu,Tom Hopper, BlakeRitson, with Richard E. Grant.
The Birthday Cake
Jun 18, 2021
The Birthday Cake begins with the 10th anniversary of Giovanni’s father’s death, Giovanni reluctantly accepts the task of carrying on the family tradition of bringing a cake to the home of his Uncle Angelo, Brooklyn’s last Mafia boss, for a celebration. Just two hours into the night, Giovanni’s life is forever changed and he’s forced to grow up after witnessing murder, violence, chaos and the truth about what happened to his father.
Starring: John Magaro, Aldis Hodge, Ewan McGregor, Paul Sorvino, Luis Guzman, Shiloh Fernandez, David Mazouz, Val Kilmer, Emory Cohen, Jeremy Allen White, Ashley Benson, Penn Badgley, Franky G, Lorraine Bracco, William Fichtner, Vincent Pastore, Tyler Dean Flores, Jimmy Giannopoulos, Jake Weary, Clara McGregor, eremy Allen White, Ewan McGregor Paul Sorvino
In Theaters June 25
FOCUS FEATURES ANNOUNCES DOWNTON ABBEY 2 IN THEATERS THIS CHRISTMAS
Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski announced today that Focus has set production with Gareth Neame’s Carnival Films on Downton Abbey 2. The original principal cast will all once again return for the second film which began production last week and is set to release Christmas 2021 on December 22, 2021. In addition to the original cast, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West will join the cast. Downton creator Academy-Award® winner Julian Fellowes will once again write the film’s screenplay, with Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning Gareth Neame and Emmy Award-winning Liz Trubridge back to produce with Fellowes. BAFTA and Emmy nominated director Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn) will join the filmmaking team to direct the sequel.
The initial film followed a Royal Visit to the Crawley family and Downton staff from the King and Queen of England and ended with a ball fitting for the Royal Family.
Gareth Neame, the film’s producer and executive chairman of Carnival Films said, “After a very challenging year with so many of us separated from family and friends, it is a huge comfort to think that better times are ahead and that next Christmas we will be re-united with the much beloved characters of Downton Abbey.”
Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski said, “There’s no place like home for the holidays, and we can’t imagine a better gift than getting to reunite with Julian, Gareth, and the entire Downton family in 2021 to bring the Crawley’s back home for their fans.”
Downton Abbey 2 is a Carnival Films production, with Focus Features and Universal Pictures International distributing. Carnival Films is part of NBCUniversal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group.