Movie News: Neve Campbell Joins Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Skyscraper’

Scream 4

Skyscraper: Neve Campbell (Scream 4, above) will star opposite Dwayne Johnson in Skyscraper. The action-thriller will be directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence), who also wrote the screenplay. Johnson will play a security expert who is framed for setting a fire when it breaks out in the world’s tallest skyscraper; he must clear his name and save his family before the flames claim their lives. The movie is scheduled to open on July 13, 2018. [Deadline]

The Boy Next Door

Second Act: Jennifer Lopez (The Boy Next Door, above) will star in and produce the romantic comedy Second Act. The movie will revolve around an employee at a large retail store who reinvents herself as she seeks to prove that “street smarts are as valuable as a college degree.” Peter Segal (50 First Dates) will direct, based on an original screenplay by Justin Zackham (The Bucket List) and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas. [THR]


Stronger Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the first trailer for Stronger as Jeff Bauman, a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 who suffered a great physical loss and then struggled to recover. Tatiana Maslany and Miranda Richardson also star; David Gordon Green (Our Brand Is Crisis) directed. The movie will open on September 22. [Movieclips]

Person to Person

Person to Person Trailer: The light comedy Person to Person spends 24 hours with ordinary people experiencing the joys and dealing with the challenges of living in New York City. Michael Cera, Abbi Jacobson, Tavi Gevinson, Michaela Watkins and Philip Baker Hall star; look for the movie in theaters on July 28. [Movieclips]