December 22. A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.
December 20. In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji - you must survive it.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. His first starring role was in The Scorpion King. He appeared in the action comedy The Rundown, the remake of Walking Tall, and was the primary antagonist in Doom. He has appeared as Luke Hobbs in The Fast and the Furious franchise, most recently in The Fate of the Furious. He played Agent 23 in Get Smart, and an ex-con cab driver in Race To Witch Mountain. Johnson starred in the adventure sequel Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, and portrayed Roadblock in G.I. Joe: Retaliation. He starred in the title role of Hercules, in the action-comedy Central Intelligence, and in the box-office hits San Andreas and Baywatch. His current role is in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.
Daisy Ridley was born in Westminster, London on April 10, 1992. She trained in musical theater at the Tring Park School for Performing Arts in Hertfordshire, graduating at the age of 18. Her talent repertoire includes ballet, jazz dancing, Latin American and tap. Her vocal range is mezzo-soprano, and she is skilled in jazz and cabaret singing. Daisy started with minor roles in the British TV shows Youngers, Toast of London, Silent Witness, Mr. Selfridge and Casualty. She appeared in the rap music video Lights On. Her movie debut was in the British horror film Scrawl. She is best known for her breakthrough role as “Rey” in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Daisy played the lead role of Taeko in the English dub of the 1991 animated film Only Yesterday. She currently has a small role in Murder on the Orient Express, and returns as Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
PLAY THE TRIVIA GAME
1. What anniversary does the Star Wars franchise celebrate with Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi?
2. What clothing accessories of John Gotti did John Travolta wear in Gotti?
3. Where is Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle set in the real world?
4. Where were some of the scenes for Father Figures filmed?
5. What movie that Alexander Payne wrote was not based on a book?
DID YOU KNOW...
Like Facebook, Star Wars was originally prefixed by the definite article “The”. Both are much cleaner without it.
DID YOU KNOW...
Hugh Jackman stands a foot taller than his famous comic book character of Wolverine who stands at 5’3”.
1. 40th 2. His ties 3. Bradford, NH 4. In author Emily Griffin’s house in Atlanta 5. Downsizing