Some superhero sidekicks are so good that they need more screen time of their own, such as Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman, Idris Elba’s Heimdall, and more.
Although she’s only 25, Jennifer Lawrence has been dominating Hollywood for years. A decade into her career, the Oscar winner appears in her 20th feature film, X-Men: Apocalypse, this weekend. To mark the occasion, we’ve taken a look back at some of Lawrence’s red-carpet moments.
With all due respect to her debut movie — 2009’s Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel — Alexandra Shipp’s second squeakquel sequel is a bigger deal.
Jennifer Lawrence and Evan Peters in ‘Apocalypse’ (Alan Markfield/Twentieth Century Fox via AP)
Believe it or not, the very first X-Men movie premiered 16 years ago. With the ninth installment in the mutant-happy franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse, set to hit theaters this weekend, we thought we’d take a look back to the New York premiere of X-Men on July 12, 2000, which took place on Ellis Island.
New 'X-Men: Apocalypse' promo is done in style of an '80s direct-response TV pitch for potential students at Charles Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters
It’s not just superheroes hitting cineplexes in the coming months, though there are a lot of those, with the Avengers, Suicide Squad, and X-Men all springing (summering?) into action. We’ll also get plenty of spaceships (Star Trek Beyond, Independence Day: Resurgence), family fun (Finding Dory, The BFG), laughs (PopStar, Neighbors 2), scares (Lights Out, The Conjuring 2), and laughs and scares (Ghostbusters). Oh, and have we mentioned the farting corpse yet (Swiss Army Man)?
Featurette for next month’s release appears to confirm that Oscar Isaac’s mysterious new villain is indeed the first mutant to walk the Earth — and that he's decided to take judgment on the world, so he’s gathered a team of mutants to wipe out the human race
X-Men: Days of Future Past took us back to the 1970s. And now it’s clear the sequel is fully embracing the acid-washed-jeans-obsessed 1980s.