“Ad Astra” The space drama — starring Brad Pitt and directed by James Gray — follows Roy McBride (Pitt), an astronaut on a mission across time and space to uncover the truth about his missing father. The cast also includes Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler and Donald Sutherland.
“Rambo: Last Blood,” the fifth chapter in Sylvester Stallone’s action franchise, is expected to have the strongest start among the trio of newcomers and could earn as much as $24 million when it hits 3,500 North American theaters. In “Last Blood,” Stallone is reprising his role as John Rambo, a role first introduced to audiences in 1982. His final go-around sees the Vietnam War vet journeying to Mexico to save his niece after she was taken hostage by the cartel. Adrian Grunberg directed the film, which was co-written by Stallone.
“Downton Abbey” – The film, a continuation of the Crawley family saga from the popular TV show. Much of the original cast — including Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery and Maggie Smith — returned for the big-screen adaptation. Set in the late 1920s, “Downton Abbey” picks up with an official state visit by the king and queen to the Crawley’s family home.