Entertainment Coming Attractions -- October 2015


Here are some of the previews for movies, television, and video games that we can look forward to seeing.




The Angry Birds Movie
(Release Date: May 20, 2016)
The popular mobile game becomes a feature length animated movie with the voices of Peter Dinklage, Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, Keegan-Michael Key, Josh Gad, Kate McKinnon, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, and Hannibal Buress.



The Big Short
(Release Date: December 23, 2015)
Brad Pitt and Christian Bale star in this film set after the credit and housing bubble collapse as outsiders from the world of finance try to hold big banks accountable.



Black Sails
(TV, Starz, Season 3 Premiere January 2016)
The series about pre-Treasure Island pirates continues.



Bone Tomahawk
(Release Date: October 23, 2015)
In this horror/western genre mashup, Kurt Russell stars alongside Patrick Wilson, Sean Young, Matthew Fox, David Arquette, and Michael Pare in a story about four men in the Wild West trying to rescue a group of captives from cannibalistic cave dwellers.



Daredevil
(TV, Netflix)
The second season of this highly acclaimed Marvel series continues as the blind lawyer whose other senses are superhumanly advanced continues to battle crime as a masked hero.



The Elder Scrolls Online: Orsinium
(Video Game)
The online version of the popular fantasy video game continues.



Far Cry: Primal
(Video Game)
Set in the Stone Age, you play a hunter trying to survive.



The Forest
(Release Date: January 8, 2016)
This horror film takes place in a Japanese wilderness.



Gamera 2015
(Release Date:
He might be a Godzilla ripoff, but I've always enjoyed the adventures of this radioactive giant flying turtle monster, and now he's rebooted again, better than ever.



The Good Dinosaur
(Release Date: November 25, 2015)
Pixar's latest tells an alternate universe tale in which dinosaurs never became extinct and one dino befriends a little boy.



Hail, Caesar!
(Release Date: February 5, 2016)
In the latest Coen Brothers film, set in the 1950, a Hollywood "fixer" tries to keep a studio's stars out of trouble, starring Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, Josh Brolin, Ralph Fiennes, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Jonah Hill, Frances McDormand, Christopher Lambert, and Dolph Lundgren.



The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
(Release Date: November 20, 2015)
The blockbuster film series adapted from the bestselling books finally concludes.



In the Heart of the Sea
(Release Date: December 11, 2015)
Ron Howard directs this film based on an actual 1820 event about a huge sperm whale that causes a whaling ship's crew to be stranded at sea for 90 days.



Jaws 19
(Spoof)
Here's a spoof trailer for a future Jaws sequel, used to promote the anniversary of Back to the Future.



Jessica Jones
(TV, Netflix, Premieres November 20)
In the newest Marvel series, a former superhero becomes a private investigator.



The Knick
(TV, Cinemax)
Season 2 of this period series continues the storyline of the staff of New York's Knickerbocker hospital.



The Peanuts Movie
(Release Date: November 6, 2015)
Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the gang star in a big screen computer-generated adventure.



Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
(Release Date:
Here's an adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's reimagining of the Jane Austen novel as a horror story.



The Revenant
(Release Date: January 8, 2016)
A frontiersman seeks revenge after being left for dead, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, and Lukas Haas.



The Shannara Chronicles
(TV, MTV, Premieres January 5, 2016)
The Terry Brooks fantasy novels come to life as a television series.



Sherlock: Christmas Special
(TV, PBS)
Benedict Cumberbatch is back as Sherlock Holmes, with Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson.



SOMA
(Video Game)
Here's another sci-fi horror survival game.



Star Wars: Rebels
(TV, Disney XD)
Season 2 continues in the Star Wars animated series about a ragtag spaceship crew battling the evil Empire.




Steve Jobs
(Release Date: October 23, 2015)
Danny Boyle directs, Aaron Sorkin writes the screenplay, and Michael Fassbender star in this biopic about the founder of Apple.



Supergirl
(TV, CBS)
Melissa Benoist will make you believe that a young lady can fly.




W/Bob and David
(TV, Netflix)
This sketch comedy show stars Bob Odenkirk and David Cross.




Why Horror?
(TV, Showtime)
The Canadian documentary about the horror genre makes its United States television debut.



The Witness
(Video Game)
Here's a 3D puzzle video game.


The X-Files
(TV, FOX)
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson return as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, investigating the paranormal.

Next month's roundup of trailers should be even more interesting.

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