New Movies this Wknd- Despicable Me 3, Baby Driver, & The House

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DESPICABLE ME 3 (Animated)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

WHO'S IN IT? Voices of Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews, Russell Brand

TRIVIA:

  • This is the first time South Park co-creator Trey Parker has had a role in a movie targeted to children.
  • Steve Carell says this is his last Despicable Me movie.

 

THE HOUSE (Comedy)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A dad convinces his friends to start an illegal casino in his basement after he and his wife spend their daughter's college fund.

WHO'S IN IT? Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Jason Mantzoukas, Nick Kroll 

TRIVIA:

  • Mariah Carey filmed a cameo, but it was cut after she made some crazy demands on the set and refused to stick to the script.
  • Will Ferrel and Amy Poehler also worked together in Blades of Glory (2007).
  • This is Andrew Jay Cohen's feature film directorial debut.

BABY DRIVER (Action)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

WHO'S IN IT? Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Lily James, Jon Hamm

TRIVIA:

  • Directed by Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World).
  • First Edgar Wright film to be shot in the United States.
  • Edgar Wright started work on the film in 1995, but didn't finish the script until 2011.
  • The movie features two Oscar winners -- Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey.
  • Named after the Simon and Garfunkel song "Baby Driver" on the Bridge Over Troubled Water album.
  • Baby Driver opened on Wednesday.

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