Movie Spotlight

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: Joe Gardner, a middle school music teacher, has long dreamed of performing jazz music onstage, and finally gets a chance after impressing other jazz musicians during an opening act at the Half Note Club. However, an untimely accident causes Gardner’s soul to be separated from his body and begin to proceed to The Great Beyond, Gardner escapes to The Great Before, a world where souls develop personalities, quirks, and traits before being sent off to Earth. There, Gardner must work with souls in training at The Great Before, such as 22, a soul with a dim view on the concept of life, in order to return to Earth before his body dies.

Directed by: Pete Docter

Produced by: Dana Murray

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Questlove, Phylicia Rashad, Daveed Diggs, Angela Bassett

Music by: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Screenplay by: Pete Docter, Mike Jones, Kemp Powers, Tina Fey

Release date:  December 25, 2020

Official Website: https://movies.disney.com/soul

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: In 1984, Diana Prince comes into conflict with two formidable foes - media businessman Maxwell Lord and friend-turned-enemy Barbara Ann Minerva, the Cheetah - while reuniting with her past love Steve Trevor.

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Produced by: Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot, Stephen Jones

Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen

Story by: Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns

Screenplay by:Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns, David Callaham

Based on: Wonder Woman by William Moulton Marson

Music by: Hans Zimmer

Release date:  August 14, 2020

Official Website: https://www.wonderwomanfilm.com/

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Chinese Army to defend the country from Huns, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. She is spirited, determined and quick on her feet. Disguised as a man by the name of Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her innermost strength and embrace her true potential.

Directed by: Niki Caro

Produced by: Chris Bender, Tendo Nagenda, Jason Reed, Jake Weiner

Starring: Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, Jet Li

Screenplay by: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Lauren Hynek, Elizabeth Martin

Based on: Disney's Mulan, by Tony Bancroft, Barry Dook, and Ballad of Mulan by Guo Maoqian

Music by: Harry Gregson-Williams

Release date:  March 27, 2020 (United States)

Official Website: https://movies.disney.com/mulan-2020

Just MercySynopsis: Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx will star in this film which is based on a true story. In 1992, Walter McMillian, an African-American pulpwood worker, was arrested for the murder of a young white girl who worked at a dry-cleaning service. The newly appointed sheriff faced a hard time in figuring out the identity of the murderer, and as more time passed, pressure mounted on him to bring in a suspect. The sheriff found his scapegoat in the form of McMillian. Evidence was collected and witnesses were brought forward who attested to McMillian as the murderer. The court gave passed a death sentence on him. If it hadn’t been for Bryan Stevenson, McMillian would probably have died. Under the Equal Justice Initiative, Stevenson decided to take up the case of the poor man and made some startling discoveries about the case and McMillian himself. The film focuses on how black people had to face injustice just because of the prejudiced society. Turns out, there were some other crimes that the poor man was being punished for. Jordan will play the role of Stevenson, while Foxx will appear as Walter McMillian. Brie Larson will appear in a supporting role.

Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton

Produced by: Gil Netter, Asher Goldstein, Michael B Jordan

Starring: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson

Music by: Joel P West

Release date:  January 10, 2020

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4916630/

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: Cats is an upcoming musical fantasy film based on the stage musical of the same name by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which in turn was based on the 1939 poetry collection Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot

Directed by: Tom Hooper

Produced by: Debra Hayward, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Tom Hooper

Screenplay by: Lee Hall, Tom Hooper

Starring: James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Francesca Hayward

Music by: Taylor Swift, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Release date:  December 20, 2019

Official Website: https://www.catsmovie.com/

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: In an exclusive, one-night theatrical release of "Lionel Richie at Glastonbury," the filmed version of veteran singer-songwriter Lionel Richie's iconic Glastonbury Festival performance comes to cinemas. In 2015, Richie performed for nearly 200,000 fans during the U.K.

Presented by Fathom Events and Meteor 17 with Spencer Proffer serving as event producer, this special one-night event will premiere in cinemas worldwide on Tuesday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. local time. For a complete list of U.S. theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). International cinema locations and ticket-on-sale dates coming soon.

Release date:  Exclusive One Night Theatrical Release, November 19th

For More Information: http://www.meteor17.com/lionel-richie-glastonbury-theater

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: Sarah Connor and a hybrid cyborg human must protect a young girl from a newly modified liquid Terminator from the future.

Producers: James Cameron, David Ellison

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, Diago Boneta, Edward Furlong

Release date:  November 1, 2019

Story by: James Cameron, Charles Eglee, Josh Friedman, David S. Goyer, Justin Rhodes

Official Movie Website: https://tickets.terminatormovie.com/

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: Henry Brogan, an aging government assassin seeking to exit his career, finds himself going up against a younger clone of himself named Junior, who's able to predict his every move. With no other choice, Henry must uncover the truth behind Junior's creation and save him from going down the same dark path he did, all while fighting against a corrupt system led by his former boss Clay Varris, who's determined to retire him at all costs.

Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong

Release date:  October 11, 2019

Story by: Darren Lemke, David Benioff

Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/GeminiManMovie/

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: 21 Bridges is an American action thriller. An expertly trained NYPD detective puts all of New York City on a lockdown in order for him and the other authorities to defeat a due of cop killers.

Producers: Chadwick Boseman, Logan Coles, Gigi Pritzker, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Directed by: Brian Kirk

Release date:  November 22, 2019

Story by: Adam Mervis

Official Website: https://www.21bridges.movie/

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: A Hell of a Story is a concert film by comedian Kathy Griffin, and her twenty-first special overall. Griffin self-financed the film, which was recorded on October 29, 2018 at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center. The special was turned down by every television network and streaming service Griffin pitched to. It premiered on March 11, 2019 at South by Southwest. It will be given a single-day theatrical release by Fathom Events on July 31, 2019.

Producer: Kathy Griffin

Released:  March 11, 2019

Recorded:October 29, 2018

Single Day Theatrical Release:  July 31, 2019

Kathy Griffin Official Website: http://kathygriffin.com/