GOING on general release in US cinemas from Oct 13, and internationally the same week or not long after, are Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan action movie “The Foreigner,” Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy historical drama “Breathe,” attorney’s biopic “Marshall” with Chadwick Boseman in the lead role, and Blumhouse’s low budget slasher flick “Happy Death Day.”
Happy Death Day (1h36m, PG-13)
Starring Jessica Rothe (“Mary + Jane,”) Israel Broussard (“The Bling Ring“)
Studio synopsis: A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity.
Director: Christopher B. Landon (“Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones,” “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.”)
Select release dates: Brazil, Netherlands – Oct 12; USA – Oct 13; Singapore – Oct 18; UK, Ireland, South Africa – Oct 20; Germany – Nov 16; Hong Kong – Nov 23
Website & social: happydeathdaymovie.com, facebook.com/happydeathdaymovie, instagram.com/happydeathdaymovie, twitter.com/universalhorror
The Foreigner (1h54, R)
Final trailer: youtu.be/FI3_6AvnoL8
Starring Jackie Chan (“Rush Hour,”) Pierce Brosnan (“GoldenEye“)
Studio synopsis: A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers’ identities.
Director: Martin Campbell (“Casino Royale,” “Green Lantern“)
Select release dates: Canada, Australia – Oct 12; USA – Oct 13; Netherlands, Nov 2; France, Belgium – Nov 8; Russia, Nov 23; China, Singapore, Malaysia since Sept
Website & social: theforeignermovie.com, facebook.com/foreignermovie, instagram.com/foreignermovie, twitter.com/foreignermovie
Marshall (1h58m, PG-13)
Starring Chadwick Boseman (“Captain America: Civil War,”) Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown, Dan Stevens
Studio synopsis: About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Director: Reginald Hudlin (“House Party“)
Select release dates: USA – Oct 13; UK, Ireland – Oct 20; South Africa – Oct 27
Website & social: marshallmovie.com, facebook.com/marshallmovie, instagram.com/marshallmovie,
Breathe (1h57, PG-13)
Starring Andrew Garfield (“Hacksaw Ridge,”) Claire Foy (“The Crown“)
Studio synopsis: The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.
Director: Andy Serkis (second unit director on “The Hobbit” trilogy)
Select release dates: USA – Oct 13; UK, Ireland – Oct 27; Netherlands – Dec 14; Germany – Dec 21; Australia – Dec 26
Website & social: breathe.movie, facebook.com/breathemov, instagram.com/breathemov, twitter.com/breathemov
— AFP Relaxnews