“Insurgent,” the sequel to the successful “Divergent” starring Shailene Woodley arrives in theaters this Thursday, March 20.
DreamWorks Animations only film for 2015 is “Home.” The story centers on a lovable misfit from another planet who comes to Earth while he is on the run from his own people. While on this planet he meets up with an adventurous girl and together they each learn the importance of home. “Home” features the voices of Jim Parsons, singer Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez and Matt Jones. It will be in theaters Friday, March 27.
“The Crow” reboot will hopefully begin pre-production and some location shots as early as this spring, however, no official cast news has been released. When filming does begin it will take place out of Pinewood Studio’s Wales site. This new Wales facility for Pinewood is the same place where the new Star Wars films are being shot.
Jessica Lange will not be returning for the next installment of the “American Horror Story” franchise. The new seasons, “American Horror Story: Hotel” will feature Matt Bomer (White Collar), singer/songwriter Lady Gaga and Cheyenne Jackson (30 Rock).
Big news for potato-couchers ... Cablevision subscribers will be able to stream HBO Now without having to become an HBO subscriber. The catch? Only those who are Optimum Online customers will reap the reward.
Finally, in the 2014 exceptional category for genre-related films or TV the animated movie “Big Hero 6” has been rated as the Number One animated movie for the year garnering a hefty $621 million worldwide. The biggest blockbuster for 2014 was “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” This Mark Wahlberg led film took in nearly $1.1 billion (USD) in international and domestic funds.