Fans of David Pilkey’s Captain Underpants books will be thrilled to hear that the first movie based on his comic characters is due in cinemas on July 24th in the UK (it’s already on general release in the US). It’s the story of best friends George and Harold, and how they turn their mean school principal Mr Krupp into superhero Captain Underpants, and it’s a blast especially for younger kids.
Movies4Kids has an exclusive activity sheet for fans (click on the image for a printable one) and you can check out the trailer below, too. And don’t forget to check back next week for our Captain Underpants movie review!
Fans at Disney’s D23 Expo were treated to a behind the scenes look at the next Star Wars movie The Last Jedi this week – and now you can enjoy a sneak peek, too! The movie, which will open in UK cinemas and around the world on December 14th, continues the Star Wars saga, following on from events in The Force Awakens.
Mark Hamill, the late Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro are amongst the cast. Here’s the clip:
The streets of central London were filled with people celebrating Pride today (Saturday 8th July) and they were joined by two famous friends – minions Dave and Jerry, who both appear in the new Despicable Me 3 movie.
Marking 50 years since homosexuality was finally declared legal in the UK, the Pride parade’s theme this year is ‘Love Happens Here’.
Despicable Me 3 is in cinemas now, and is reviewed at http://www.movies4kids.co.uk. And if you’re in the UK, don’t forget to enter our competition to win lots of Minions prizes!
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie will be in UK cinemas on July 24th, but if you and your kids can’t wait that long, we have a fun clip from the movie to keep you going!
Based on the best selling books, the movie is the story of two boys who create a comic book character and then hypnotise their high school principal into believing he really is Captain Underpants! Jordan Peele, Nick Kroll and Kevin Hart are among those providing the voices.
War For The Planet Of The Apes is in cinemas really, really soon (July 11th in the UK and three days later in the US) and while we count the days, Twentieth Century Fox have released a terrific new clip that shows the motion capture transforming actor Andy Serkis into ape Caesar.
The third of the 21st century Planet Of The Apes movies, War For The Planet Of The Apes follows Caesar’s story as he and his fellow apes rise up against man in an epic battle.
Don’t forget to visit http://www.movies4kids.co.uk for a review of the new movie, alongside reviews of all the previous Planet Of The Apes movies, from the 1968 classic to the present day.
Jumanji – a follow up to the 1995 Robin Williams movie, this isn’t a remake – is to be released in cinemas in December this year. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan, the adventure movie boasts a new twist on the original story. This time, a group of four teenagers discover an old video game and decide to play it (uh-oh) and find themselves sucked into the game, appearing in the bodies of the game’s avatars.
Here’s the trailer, and you can read a review of the original Jumanji movie at Movies4Kids here.
Get ready for super-cuteness – there is a new My Little Pony movie coming to cinemas this autumn. Released on October 20th in the UK, the movie boasts some very impressive actors providing the voices including Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael Pena, Taye Diggs and Zoe Saldana.
A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and so the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, Applejack and Rarity – embark on an adventure to save their Equestria home.
Here’s the trailer: