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There are not shortage of films about navigating the complicated, contemporary world of dating and romance, but few of them are coming with kind of lead turn that “The Daily Show” correspondent Jessica Williams provides in “The Incredible Jessica James.” She’s the charismatic heart of what looks to be an amusing look at modern love. Directed by Jim Strouse (“Grace Is Gone,” “People Places Things“), and co-starring Chris O’Dowd, Lakeith Stanfield, and Noël Wells, the film follows a young woman getting over a breakup who falls into an unlikely romance. Continue reading First Trailer For ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ Introduces A Force Of Nature at The Playlist.

John Cho has been on edges of being a big name for a while now, possessing the talents and the looks to conceivably have a huge, Hollywood career but never quite landing similar roles as say, his “Star Trek” co-stars. He’s shown throughout the years that his range is big, going from broad comedy in the “Harold & Kumar” series, to understated, leading man smoldering in short lived TV series “Selfie” to action hero as Hikaru Sulu. Continue reading New Trailer For ‘Columbus’ Finds John Cho & Haley Lu Richardson Doing Some Soul Searching at The Playlist.

This is the time of year when those films that made the festival circuit earlier are now being released for the general public to view. One such film is “Person to Person,” which made its debut at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was immediately picked up by Magnolia Pictures for distribution. Now, the film is set to be released later this summer, and we have our first trailer ready for public eyes. Continue reading First Trailer For ‘Person To Person’ Starring Michael Cera & Abbi Jacobson at The Playlist.

Just when you thought you had caught up on your Peak TV viewing, here comes “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later.” The followup to ‘First Day Of Camp’ drops viewers in the wild world of the 1990s, and it looks like fans are gonna have a blast. The absolutely massive returning cast — A.D. Miles, Amy Poehler, Beth Dover, Chris Meloni, Chris Pine, David Hyde Pierce, David Wain, Elizabeth Banks, Eric Nenninger, H. Continue reading First Trailer For ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ Jumps Into The 1990s at The Playlist.

If you’re asking yourself how many movies about the Boston Marathon bombing we need, the answer is (currently): two. Earlier this year we got Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg‘s muscular take with “Patriots Day,” and this fall, we’ll have another viewpoint from the team of David Gordon Green and Jake Gyllenhaal with “Stronger.” The film will tell the true story of Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs at the finish line of the race when the bomb went off, but played a key role in identify the culprits behind the attack. Continue reading First Trailer For Boston Marathon Bombing Drama ‘Stronger’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal at The Playlist.

We’re only just at the start of watching Chadwick Boseman‘s star rise. The actor broke out with the baseball drama “42,” and next winter will be leading his first tentpole with Marvel‘s “Black Panther.” But coming in between is “Marshall,” where Boseman will play the legendary Thurgood Marshall in a movie being released right in the Oscar season sweet spot. Continue reading First Trailer For ‘Marshall’ Starring Chadwick Boseman As Thurgood Marshall at The Playlist.

It’s not often that a movie with Marion Cotillard will slip our notice, but it didn’t help that “From The Land Of The Moon” hardly made a ripple when it premiered at Cannes last year. Our own critic called it “disastrously slow and insufferable,” however the movie did go on to earn Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actress nominations at France’s César Awards. Thus, the rest of us remain a bit curious. Continue reading Marion Cotillard Waits For Love In New Trailer For ‘From the Land Of The Moon’ at The Playlist.

Marketing a show that won’t be sending out any press screeners would be a challenge for some people, but not for the folks at HBO. The network knows everyone is going to watch “Game Of Thrones” anyway, so it’s really just a matter of deciding what to show before the premiere, and when. Well, the team at HBO have decided the first day of summer is perfect time to welcome winter. Continue reading New Trailer For ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7 Welcomes Winter at The Playlist.

Though it premiered at Sundance earlier this year and earned some decent notices, there wasn’t a big groundswell of buzz for “To The Bone.” However, Netflix liked what they saw and scooped up the drama, and it’s gearing up to hit their service in just a few weeks. Starring Lily Collins and Keanu Reeves, the film tells the story of a young woman battling anorexia, who finally gets treatment that works, thanks to the methods of an unconventional doctor. Continue reading First Trailer For Anorexia Drama ‘To The Bone’ Starring Lily Collins & Keanu Reeves at The Playlist.

The journey of Vince Flynn‘s novel “American Assassin” to the big screen has been an interesting one. Over the years, directors like Antoine Fuqua, Ed Zwick, and Jeffrey Nachmanoff were linked to the adaptation, while Chris Hemsworth and Bruce Willis were also mentioned for roles. But it took rising star Dylan O’Brien (“The Maze Runner“) and director Michael Cuesta (“Kill The Messenger“) to get the movie in front of cameras. Continue reading Dylan O’Brien Is The ‘American Assassin’ In Red Band Trailer For Thriller With Michael Keaton & Taylor Kitsch at The Playlist.