The Week in Movie News: James Bond Found a New Director, First 'Captain Marvel' Trailer Arrived and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:


BIG NEWS
Cary Fukunaga will direct the next James Bond movie:  Following Danny Boyle's departure from the director's chair of  Bond 25 , the next installment of the 007 franchise has tapped Beasts of No Nation  filmmaker Cary Fukunaga for the job .  The release of the movie, which may be Daniel Craig's last in the role, also moved to 2020. Read everything we know here . 


GREAT NEWS
David Gordon Green has finished writing his Friday Night Lights movie:  We recently talked to  Halloween  co-writer/director David Gordon Green and received an exclusive update on his upcoming  Friday Night Lights movie, for which he's just finished the script . Read our brief interview about the adaptation here .




FIRST LOOK
Joaquin Phoenix in Joker :  We got our first look at Joaquin Phoenix as "Arthur" in the upcoming DC villain origin movie Joker (see above), which we're reminded takes place before the iconic character dons his makeup and green hair. Check out everything we know about the movie  here .


EXCLUSIVE BUZZ
The story of the  Wreck-it Ralph 2  Disney Princesses scene:  We talked to writer/director Rich Moore and writer Pamela Ribon about one of the most talked-about scenes in any movie this year, the Disney Princesses bit from  Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2 . Read the whole interview   here .


SET VISIT REPORT
Mary Poppins Returns  character guide:  Speaking of iconic Disney characters, we visited the set of the upcoming sequel  Mary Poppins Returns  and came back with a lot of information about the movie's ensemble of characters, new and old. Read our whole report and guide   here .


FESTIVAL PREVIEW
Fantastic Fest 2018 Preview:  We headed to Austin for Fantastic Fest this week, but beforehand we spotlighted a bunch of wild and crazy movies that you need to put on your radar, including  Overlord  and  Apostle . Check out our guide to this year's festival  here .


FESTIVAL BUZZ
The best of the 2018 Toronto Film Festival:  We departed the Toronto Film Festival this week and wrapped up our coverage with a guide to the best movies we saw, including  A Star Is Born ,  Green Book  and Jonah Hill's  Mid90s . Check out all our lauded highlights of the festival  here .


MUST-WATCH TRAILERS
Captain Marvel  puts the 'her' in 'hero':  One of the most anticipated movies of next year and the first solo female superhero focused MCU entry, Captain Marvel delivered its first teaser trailer starring Brie Larson as the titular intergalactic superhero. Watch it below and learn everything we know about the movie here .
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Mary Poppins Returns looks and sounds smashing:  The first full trailer for Disney's Mary Poppins Returns also landed this week, complete with some teases of the animated fantasy sequences and new music written for the sequel and sung by star Emily Blunt. Watch it below.
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