Celebuzz’d 014: Your Summer Movie Preview

The 2016 Summer Movie Guide
The stuff you won't want to miss

For those who sunburn easily, there have always been summer movies.

In this week’s Celebuzz’d podcast, our staff’s film enthusiast, Scott Baumgartner, gives you a rundown of his five favorite films that are headed your way during the season of butt sweat and way too much rosé. Click here to jump over to his comprehensive guide that provides you with release dates, trailers, and any other details that you’d need to prove to your friends that you’re in the know about what’s headed to theaters.

Scott’s Picks:

 1. Me Before You (June 3), Featuring Emilia Clarke, Sam Clafin, and Janet McTeer

The Scoop: A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she’s taking care of.

2. Independence Day: Resurgence (June 24), Featuring Maika Monroe, Joey King, Liam Hemsworth

The Scoop: Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-solar threat. But will mankind’s new space defenses be enough?

3. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (July 8), Featuring Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza

The Scoop: Two brothers place an online ad to find dates for a wedding and the ad goes viral.

4. Ghostbusters (July 15), Featuring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth

The Scoop: 30 years after Ghostbusters took the world by storm, the beloved franchise makes its long-awaited return. Director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today.

5. Suicide Squad (August 5), Featuring Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne, Will Smith

The Scoop: A secret government agency recruits imprisoned super-villains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency.

His Honorable Mentions:

The Legend of Tarzan (July 1), Featuring Margot Robbie, Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L Jackson

The Scoop: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.

Nine Lives (August 5), Featuring Kevin SpaceyRobbie Arnell, Jennifer Garner

The Scoop: A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family’s cat.

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