This weekend, there’s a mix of everything for movie-goers to enjoy. From story-book reimaginings to horror-filled adventures, here’s the movies releasing Friday, 15 April:
The Jungle Book
Iron Man director Jon Favreau teamed up with Disney to resurrect The Jungle Book onto the big-screen. Using a mix of live-action and breathtaking CGI, The Jungle Book features the voice talents of Bill Murray, Idris Elba, and Scarlett Johansson, with young star Neel Sethi taking on the role of Mowgli. It looks incredible and shoot be a great shot of nostalgia for long-time fans of the story.
Adderall Diaries follows the story of Stephen Elliot (played by James Franco), a writer suffering from writer’s block who reconnects with his estranged father (Ed Harris) while investigating the murder case of computer entrepreneur Hans Reiser (Christian Slater). Adderall Diaries looks set to bring some drama, action, and thrills this weekend.
Batman v Superman‘s Gal Gadot and Deadpool‘s Ryan Reynolds star in this action-crime film about an unpredictable and dangerous convict who has the memories and skills of a deceased CIA agent implanted into him. Kevin Costner also stars in the film.
If you want some horror this weekend, The Forest should deliver. The film follows an American woman leaves her fiancé and travels to Japan’s legendary Aokigahara Forest, where authorities believe her troubled twin sister may have committed suicide. She teams up with a reporter and park guide before entering the forest, where she retraces her sister’s footsteps only to encounter tormented spirits and supernatural terror.