Rugby overcomes racism, Orson Welles tackles the bard and Disney gives us its first African-American heroine in this week’s cineplex releases. We’ve got trailers for all. Woot!
Invictus – Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon star in Clint Eastwood’s amazing true story of how South African president Nelson Mandela used the 1955 national ruby team to bring the country together. See trailer above.
Me and Orson Welles – Christian McKay, Ben Chaplin, Claire Danes and Zac Efron star in Richard Linklater’s adaptation of Robert Kaplow’s novel about a young Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre staging of Julius Caesar in 1937. Trailer.
The Princess and the Frog – Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker (they of Little Mermaid fame), the classic fairly is reset in Jazz-Age New Orleans. Probably there will be some kissing. Trailer.