1. Two vice principals, (Danny McBride) and Lee Russell (Walton Goggins), compete for the top job at a US high school.
2. You had me at Walton Goggins.
3. Co-written by McBride and directed by Eastbound and Down’s Jody Hill.
4. There’s not much chance of this HBO comedy outstaying its welcome. Vice Principals is 18 episodes in total (split over two seasons). McBride said, “We just wanted to make a really long movie.”
5. Set photos from Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenanthave started to appear online, including one of McBride in costume as a (presumably) redshirt pilot.
6. Broadsheet prognosis: Of Vice and Men.
Release Dates: July 17 (HBO) and July 26 (Sky Atlantic).
1. An FBI agent (Daniel Radcliffe) infiltrates a neo-Nazi terrorist group.
2.“I’m not racist, but…” One for Daily Mail readers.
3. Speaking of which, this Farage business is like letting one go in a crowded sauna and then locking the door behind you.
4. With Now You See Me 2 in cinemas now and Swiss Army Man out in the ether, Radcliffe’s been a busy boy.
5. He can shave his head and cover himself in swastikas, but he’ll always be the Boy Scout with the unravelled prophylactic (“Ready for action”) to me.
6. Broadsheet prognosis: You’re a grand wizard, Harry.
Release Date: September 23.
1. A fake medium (Elizabeth Reaser) adds a new prop to her act with unsettling results
2. Prequel to Stiles White’s critically panned box office hit from 2014.
3. Quiet bit… LOUD NOISE. Repeat.
4.Ouija: Origin of Evil is the third horror from writer/director Mike Flanagan (Hush,Before I Wake) this year. Quantity doesn’t equal quality. Just ask Woody Allen.
5. Yes, that’s Elliott from ET the Extra Terrestrial.
6. Broadsheet prognosis: Ouija ever give it a rest.
1. The story of Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), the pilot who landed an Airbus A320 with 155 passengers on the Hudson River in 2009..
2. The Man with No Name directs the Man from Fed Ex.
3. This all-American biopic from Hanks and Clint Eastwood might come to the attention of Oscar voters.
4.Next year, members of the Academy will include Idris Elba John Boyega and, um, Ice Cube (there’s one vote in the bag for Kevin Hart in Ride Along 2).
5. There are nearly as many T-Hanx stories as there are Murricane stories. The Hanx ones are true.
6. Broadsheet prognosis: Oscar calling.
Release Date: December 2.
What you may need to know:
1. Great, I have the NCT coming up in a few weeks and my wheels need aligning.
2. Here’s 90 minutes of Jason Statham scowling, shooting, stabbing, punching, kicking and blowing stuff up.
3. Why? Because he’s The Stath.
4.Tommy Lee Jones fills the Donald Sutherland “I’ll do owt for cash, me” role.
5. This was shot back in 2014. The first Mechanic was shot in 2009 and released in 2011. Nothing says confidence like a two-year delay.
6. Broadsheet prognosis: The Bald and the Beautiful.
Release Date: August 26.