A look at what’s coming next from Paramount Pictures

There’s a ton of stuff to cover from some of the emails I’ve been getting from Paramount. I’m interested in what Paramount’s got set for us, so let’s dive right into what we might be heading to the theater to see between now and 2019.

Nobody’s Fool–Nov. 2, 2018

(L-R) Tika Sumpter, Whoopi Goldberg and Tiffany Haddish in Nobody's Fool from PARAMOUNT PICTURES, PARAMOUNT PLAYERS, TYLER PERRY STUDIOS and BET FILMS.
(L-R) Tika Sumpter, Whoopi Goldberg and Tiffany Haddish in Nobody’s Fool from PARAMOUNT PICTURES, PARAMOUNT PLAYERS, TYLER PERRY STUDIOS and BET FILMS.

Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter and Whoopi Goldberg are starring in Tyler Perry’s latest film, Nobody’s Fool. Haddish plays a woman who got her kicks as a younger person, but is now looking to become more mature. Per the official description:

Trying to get back on her feet, wild child Tanya (Tiffany Haddish) looks to her buttoned-up, by the book sister Danica (Tika Sumpter) to help her get back on track. As these polar opposites collide — with hilarious and sometimes disastrous results — Tanya discovers that Danica’s picture-perfect life — including her mysterious boyfriend — may not be what it seems.

Nobody’s Fool also stars Whoopi Goldberg, Mehcad Brooks, Amber Riley and Omari Hardwick.

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What Men Want–Jan. 11, 2019

Taraji P. Henson in What Men Want from Paramount Pictures and Paramount Players.
Taraji P. Henson in What Men Want from Paramount Pictures and Paramount Players.

Taraji P. Henson stars in this remake of the ’90s Mel Gibson film as a woman who gets hit on the head after magical, mystical incident, gaining the blessing (or curse) to hear men’s thoughts. The official description:

Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what else she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world… until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts! With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put her relationship with her best friends and a potential new love interest (Aldis Hodge) to the test. WHAT MEN WANT is the latest comedy from director Adam Shankman (HAIRSPRAY) and producers Will Packer and James Lopez (GIRLS TRIP)[.]

The film also stars Tracy Morgan, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Josh Brener, Tamala Jones, Phoebe Robinson, Max Greenfield, Jason Jones, Brian Bosworth, Chris Witaske and Erykah Badu.

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Rocketman–May 31, 2019

Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman from Paramount Pictures.
Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman from Paramount Pictures.

Taron Egerton transforms into a younger Elton John in the biopic Rocketman. The Dexter Fletcher-directed film promises an untarnished look at the singer’s life.

ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years[.]

Along with Egerton, Jamie Bell Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard also star.

Which film are you going to see?