October 19, 1987, was the day the 80s came apart. The roaring stock market crashed in the biggest single-day loss in Wall Street history, and entire fortunes were wiped out in the span of a few hours. But exactly how the crash started has been a mystery — until now. Starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, Regina Hall, and a Lamborghini limo, Black Monday premieres on Showtime January 20, 2019.
Jeffrey Wright finds himself in a maximum-security prison for HBO's O.G.. The Westworld star is at the end of a 24-year sentence. On the verge of release, he begins a friendship with a new inmate that could jeopardize his freedom. Also starring Theothus Carter and William Fichtner, the film is slated for release February 23, 2019.
In the digital world of high-frequency trading, fortunes are made and lost in milliseconds. Two cousins from New York have an idea: Build a fiberoptic cable from New Jersey to Kansas, giving them a one millisecond edge on everyone else, with the potential to make them hundreds of millions in the blink of an eye. Getting fiber optic line built isn't easy, and between their old boss Eva Torres and the quixotic adventure to get it done, everyone involved will be pushed to their limit. The Hummingbird Project is directed by Kim Nguyen and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Salma Hayek, and Alexander Skarsgard. The film comes to theaters on March 15, 2019.
17-year-old Euronymous is on the verge of launching a phenomenon in 1987. His band Mayhem is intent on launching Norwegian black metal to the world, and to his bandmates, its more than just a genre of music. The film is based on the book of the same name, loosely telling the story of Mayhem and fellow black metal band Burzum in the 90s that ends in murder and burning churches. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, Lords of Chaos comes to theaters February 8, 2019.
Armed once again with his iPhone, director Steven Soderbergh teams up with Moonlight writer Tarell Alvin McCraney for a Netflix sports drama. The two Oscar winners follow a sports agent during an NBA lockout who's attempting to pull off a "daring plan." Starring André Holland, Zazie Beetz, and Melvin Gregg, the film will be released February 8, 2019.
Mexican airline Aereomexico's number one destination is the United States. The United State's number one destination isn't Mexico — and Aereomexico wants that to change. In exchange for taking a DNA test, Aereomexico offered discounts to people in several states based on the percentage of Mexican ancestry in their results, making for a lot of surprised customers and a few changed minds.