Fall Movies Heavy on Remakes


Anh Trinh, Editor

A Star is Born: Bradley Cooper as alcoholic rock star Jackson Maine and Lady Gaga as a rising artist star in the retelling of the original movie “A Star is Born” from 1937. Release date is 10/05.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: In a new telling of the Christmas classic, the movie features Mackenzie Foy as Clara who goes on a voyage through a strange land. The story is also told with ballet as she encounters the Sugarplum Fairy (Kiera Knightley). Release date is 11/02.

Halloween: After 40 years, Jamie Lee Curtis returns to the big screen as Laurie Strode looking for revenge with masked murderer Michael Myers (Nick Castle) from 1978’s original “Halloween.” Release date is 10/19.

Bohemian Rhapsody: Diving into the role of the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, Rami Malek stars in the movie that shows viewers the band’s journey from 1970 until their performance at the Live Aid Concert in 1985. Release date is 11/02.

The Girl in the Spider’s Web: After attaining fame status in “The Crown,” Claire Foy transforms into hacker Lisbeth Salander in the sequel to 2011’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” Release date is 11/09.

Fantastic Beasts- The Crimes of Grindelwald: Returning after the success of the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) battles evil wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) in the sequel. Release date is 11/16.

Widows: Viola Davis takes on the role of Veronica Rawlins who has to return $2 million, that her husband (Liam Neeson) stole, after his death. The movie stars other big-name actresses Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo and Michelle Rodriguez. Release date is 11/16.