Movie Spotlight

Disney's The Lion KingSynopsis: Simba, the son of Mufasa and the Prince of the Pride Lands, hopes to follow in his father's footsteps. Mufasa's brother, Scar, plots to betray Mufasa and take over the Pride Lands, forcing Simba into exile, where he meets Timon and Pumbaa. Simba has to make an alliance and rebuild himself fully to take what is rightfully his.

Producers: Jon Favreau, Jeffrey Silver, Karen Gilchrist

Director:  Jon Favreau

Screenplay by: Jeff Nathanson

Based on: Disney's The Lion King by Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton

Cast: Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, Byonce Knowles-Carter, James Earl Jones

Music by: Hans Zimmer

Movie Release Date: July 19, 2019

Official Website: https://movies.disney.com/the-lion-king-2019

Avendars EndgameSynopsis:  Shortly after the events of Avengers: Endgame, Peter Parker is still mourning the death of his mentor Tony Stark as he goes on a school trip to Europe with his classmates. While abroad, he is recruited by Nick Fury to team up with Quentin Beck, also known as Mysterio, a master of trickery and illusion, to battle the Elementals.

Producers: Kevin Feige, Amy Pascal

Director:  Jon Watts

Written by: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers

Cast: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei, Jake Gyllenhaal, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Star

Music by: Michael Giacchino

Movie Release Date: July 2, 2019

Official Website: https://www.marvel.com/movies/spider-man-far-from-home

Avendars EndgameSynopsis: The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.

Producers: Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald

Director:  F. Gary Gary

Written by: Art Marcum, Matt Holloway

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Rebecca Ferguson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall, Les Twins, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson

Music by: Danny Elfman, Chris Bacon

Movie Release Date: June 14, 2019

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

whatmenwant 300Synopsis: Aladdin is an upcoming American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, from the screenplay co-written with John August, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a live-action adaptation of Disney's 1992 animated film of the same name, which is in turn based on the Arabic folktale of the same name from One Thousand and One Nights and the French interpretation by Antoine Galland.

Producers:  Dan Lin, Jonathan Eirich

Director:  Guy Ritchie

Screenplay:  John August, Guy Ritchie

Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, Numan Acar

Music by: Alan Menken

Movie Release Date: May 24, 2019

Website: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6139732/

Avendars EndgameSynopsis: After half of all life in the universe was killed due to the actions of Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, the remaining Avengers and their allies must reassemble to revert those actions in one final stand.

Producer:  Kevin Feige

Directors:   Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Screenplay by:  Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely

Based on: The Avengers by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin

Music by: Alan Silvestri

Movie Release Date: April 26, 2019

Official Website: https://www.marvel.com/movies/avengers-endgame

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson), a civil rights activist in Durham, North Carolina, battles with the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) leader C. P. Ellis (Sam Rockwell) for a decade until 1971, when the two agree to co-chair a two-week community meeting to deal with a court-ordered school desegregation decree, which changes both of their lives.

Producers:  Danny Strong, Fred Bernstein, Matt Bernstein, Robin Bissell, Dominique Telson, Tobey Maguire, Matthew Plouffe

Director:  Robin Bissell

Written by: Robin Bissell

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay, Anne Heche, Wes Bently, Bruce McGill, John Gallagher Jr., Nick Searcy, Sope Aluko, Carson Holmes

Music by: Marcelo Zarvos

Movie Release Date: April 5, 2019

Official Website: http://thebestofenemies.movie/

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  Husband and wife Gabe (Winston Duke) and Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o) take their children (Evan Alex and Shahadi Wright Joseph) to their beach house, hoping to spend time with friends. Their serenity soon turns to tension and chaos when a group of strangers (referred to as 'The Tethered') who look exactly like them arrive

Producers:  Jason Blum, Ian Cooper, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele

Director:  Jordan Peele

Written by: Jordan Peele

Cast: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Music by: Michael Abels

Movie Release Date: March 22, 2019

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

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavory family secrets.

Producers:  Tyler Perry, Mark E Swinton, Ozzie Areu, Will Areu

Director:  Tyler Perry

Writing Credits: Tyler Perry

Cast: Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Tyler Perry

Music by: Philip White

Movie Release Date: March 1, 2019

Official Website: https://www.madea.movie/

whatmenwant 300Synopsis: Aladdin is an upcoming American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, from the screenplay co-written with John August, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a live-action adaptation of Disney's 1992 animated film of the same name, which is in turn based on the Arabic folktale of the same name from One Thousand and One Nights and the French interpretation by Antoine Galland.

Producers:  Dan Lin, Jonathan Eirich

Director:  Guy Ritchie

Screenplay:  John August, Guy Ritchie

Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, Numan Acar

Music by: Alan Menken

Movie Release Date: May 24, 2019

Website: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6139732/

whatmenwant 300Synopsis:   Ali Davis is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what more she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world, until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts. With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put her relationship with her best friends and a potential new love interest to the test.

Producers:  James Lopez, Will Packer

Director:  Adam Shankman

Screenplay:  Tina Gordon, Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tracy Morgan

Movie Release Date: February 8, 2019

Official Website: https://www.paramount.com/movies/what-men-want