TOP GUN MAVERICK ( PG-13 )
FRIDAY , MAY 27 After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy ’ s top aviators , Pete “ Maverick ” Mitchell ( Tom Cruise ) is where he belongs , pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him . When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen , Maverick encounters his former navigator , Goose ’ s son . Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past , Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears , culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it . This film has been done and waiting to get released since before the pandemic . Let ’ s do this already !
THE BOB ’ S BURGERS MOVIE ( PG-13 )
FRIDAY , MAY 27 An animated , big-screen , musical comedy-mysteryadventure based on the long-running Emmy ® -winning series . A ruptured water main creates an enormous sinkhole ruining the Belchers ’ plans for a successful summer . While Bob and Linda struggle to keep the business afloat , the kids try to solve a mystery that could save their family ’ s restaurant .
JURASSIC PARK DOMINION ( PG-13 )
FRIDAY , JUNE 10 The epic conclusion to the Jurassic era as two generations unite for the first time . Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are joined by Oscar ® -winner Laura Dern , Jeff Goldblum , and Sam Neill in Jurassic World Dominion , a bold , timely , and breathtaking new adventure that spans the globe . From Jurassic World architect and director Colin Trevorrow , Dominion takes place four years after Isla Nublar has been destroyed . Dinosaurs now live — and hunt — alongside humans all over the world . This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine , once and for all , whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history ’ s most fearsome creatures .
The action movie sequel Law Abiding Citizen 2 has been given the green light , nearly a decade after the original film was released . While the original was not all that well reviewed , it did get a 75 percent score from fans on Rotten Tomatoes and made a modest $ 127.9 million international gross off a budget of $ 50 million . Just four years later , Butler would strike gold with the action hit Olympus Has Fallen and its equals . Then , Law Abiding Citizen was added to Netflix and went to No . 3 . Butler looks to be producing only this time with a new star to build the project around .
Netflix has struck a deal for David Yates ’ ( Harry Potter ) upcoming directorial feature Pain Hustlers starring Emily Blunt . Written by Wells Tower , Pain Hustlers has drawn comparisons to American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street and will follow Liza Drake , a high school dropout who quickly finds herself involved in a criminal conspiracy after landing a job with a pharmaceutical start-up in hopes of creating a better life for her and her daughter . Blunt will first be seen next in Christopher Nolan ’ s Oppenheimer .
While he wants both shows to succeed , George R . R . Martin wants House of the Dragon to outperform its rival show , Lord of the Ring : The Rings of Power . Set 200 years before the events of Martin ’ s A Song of Ice and Fire books , which became the Game of Thrones TV show , House of the Dragon tells the tale of the final days of the legendary dragon riding House Targaryen . It ’ s also based on one of Martin ’ s books , Fire and Blood . Starring Matt Smith , Paddy Considine , Emma D ’ Arcy , and Olivia Cooke , the show will lead up to the Dance of Dragons , the civil war that tore the Targaryen Dynasty apart , and is set to release on Aug . 21 . Estimated to be the most expensive television show ever made , Lord of the Rings : The Rings of Power is set thousands of years before the events of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and concerns the events of Middle Earth ’ s Second Age . How about we just watch both shows ?
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