It’s going to be a rainy weekend, so if you’re headed to the theater, here’s info and trailers on the new movies out this weekend…
#1.) “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters: (R)
Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton play the fairytale characters Hansel and Gretel, who killed a witch in a gingerbread house when they were kids. Now that they’re all grown up, they’re mercenaries who make a living killing witches.
Famke Janssen from the “X-Men” movies is the villain. You know Gemma from “The Prince of Persia”, and the Bond movie “Quantum of Solace”. And of course Jeremy is Hawkeye, weakest member of “The Avengers”.
#2.) “Parker” (R)
Jason Statham is a thief looking for revenge on Michael Chiklis, the leader of his old crew, who shot and left him for dead. Nick Nolte is also in it.
Statham finds out they’re planning a new heist and decides to beat them to the score with the help of Jennifer Lopez.
#3.) “Movie 43” (R)
This random sketch comedy movie features an enormous cast of A-list celebrities doing raunchy humor. It includes Halle Berry smearing guacamole on herself, Gerard Butler as a foul-mouthed leprechaun, and Terrence Howard as the coach of an undefeated basketball team who are terrified of playing their first white team.
The rest of the cast includes . . . Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Emma Stone, Anna Faris and her husband Chris Pratt, Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott, Richard Gere, Kristen Bell, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Moretz, and LievSchrieber with his girlfriend Naomi Watts.