Director: Ralph Fiennes
Cast: V Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox
This one’s for all the Shakespeare fans out there. The European Union Film Festival is heading to Chennai this Saturday, with an adaptation of the Bard’s Coriolanus. Directed by Ralph Fiennes, the 2011 adaptation is set in today’s Rome where anarchy reigns supreme, as the citizens are deprived of basic civic liberties. On June 18, at 6 pm, at the British Council, Anna Salai. Free entry. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Danielle Nicolet
An action comedy starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Kevin Hart, the story is centred around the two characters who used to be friends in high school. After a reunion, they find themselves embroiled in the world of international espionage.
Did you know: This is the first joint venture between Warner Bros and Universal Pictures after 20 years.
Now You See Me 2
Director: Jon M Chu
Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson
A sequel to the 2013 heist thriller, Now You See Me 2 has the members of the Four Horsemen (a group of illusionists) resurfacing to pull of another assignment in a bid to clear their names. This time, their challenger is tech prodigy Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe).
Did you know: The movie was originally titled Now You See Me: The Second Act.