New Movies in Filipino Theaters – Manila Bulletin

Universal Pictures International has unveiled its film offerings that will hit theaters in the first quarter of the year.

“House of Gucci,” directed by Ridley Scott, stars Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, Salma Hayek and Jack Huston. The film is inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind Italian fashion house Gucci that spanned three decades of love, betrayal, decay, revenge and ultimately murder. The film explores what a name means, what it is worth and how far a family will go to control it. “House of Gucci” will open in theaters on January 19.

(Clockwise from top left) “House of Gucci”, “F9”, “Marry Me” and “Sing 2” (Universal Pictures International)

“F9” is a special limited-release pledge for car and speed enthusiasts and will screen in select theaters on January 26th. “F9” is the ninth chapter in the “Fast & Furious” saga, which has spanned two decades and has earned more than $ 5 billion worldwide. This time, this threat will force Dom to face the sins of his past if he is to save those he loves most. His team unites to stop an earth-shattering plot led by the most talented assassin and high performance pilot they’ve ever met: a man who also happens to be Dom’s abandoned brother, Jakob (John Cena, the next year “The Suicide Squad”). The action takes place all over the world, from London to Tokyo, from Central America to Edinburgh and from a secret bunker in Azerbaijan to the bustling streets of Tbilisi.

“Sing 2” hits theaters on February 2nd. The animated Illumination franchise arrives with big dreams and spectacular hit songs as the ever-optimistic koala, Buster Moon, and his star cast prepare to launch their most dazzling extravaganza scene yet … all in the glittering capital of the world’s entertainment. There’s only one problem: They must first persuade the world’s loneliest rock star, played by world music icon Bono, in his animated debut, to join them. . Buster (Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey) made the New Moon Theater a local hit, but Buster has his eyes set on a bigger prize: launch a new show at the Crystal Tower Theater in glamorous Redshore City.

An unlikely romance about two different people searching for something real in a world where value is based on likes and followers, “Marry Me” is a modern love story about celebrity, marriage, and media. social. Filled with original songs from Jennifer Lopez and global Latin music star Maluma (who debuts in a feature film), “Marry Me” features Lopez with musical superstar Kat Valdez and Owen Wilson as Charlie Gilbert, a music teacher. mathematics – complete strangers who agree to marry and then get to know each other. Gilbert is dragged to the concert by his daughter Lou (Chloe Coleman) and her best friend (Sarah Silverman). When Kat (Lopez) learns seconds before the ceremony that Bastian (Maluma) cheated on her, her life turns to the left as she crumbles on stage, questioning love, truth and loyalty. .

In the tradition of classic MGM films that celebrate romance lyrically and visually, award-winning director Joe Wright orchestrates a talented cast of actors performing the epic big-screen love story “Cyrano”, which will take place in theaters February 23. This daring new adaptation, scripted by Erica Schmidt and filmed in stunning Italian locations, reinvents the timeless story of wit, courage and love. The sheet music and songs are by Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National, and Matt Berninger and Carin Besser. In the title role, Peter Dinklage (winner of an Emmy Award for “Game of Thrones”) appropriates the iconic character.

In one day through the streets of Los Angeles, three lives will change forever in “Ambulance”. In this thriller from director-producer Michael Bay, decorated veteran Will Sharp (Emmy winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), desperate for money to cover his wife’s medical bills, pleads for help to the one person he knows he shouldn’t – his adopted brother Danny (Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). A charismatic career criminal, Danny instead offered him a score: the biggest bank robbery in Los Angeles history: $ 32 million. With his wife’s survival at stake, Will can’t say no. But when their getaway turns sour, the desperate brothers hijack an ambulance with an injured cop clinging to life and EMT ace Cam Thompson (Eiza González) on board. In a high-speed chase that never stops, Will and Danny must escape a massive city-wide law enforcement response, keep their hostages alive, and somehow try. another not to kill each other, while performing the craziest escape LA has ever seen. . Ambulance is coming to theaters soon on March 30.


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