March 21, 2019
“I was born in Senegal, West Africa, and I moved to the States when I was six years old. When I first came I had to assimilate. I learned the language in two months and I was in school two months later, assimilating into this culture. And sometimes I just feel like an outsider too, right? I think a lot of people can relate to that.” — Anna Diop
Accompanied by her husband, son and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic experience from the past, Adelaide grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen to her family. Her worst fears soon become a reality when four masked strangers descend upon the house, forcing the Wilsons into a fight for survival. When the masks come off, each stranger takes the appearance of a different family member.
From writer/director Jordan Peele comes the horror feature Us, which stars Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon, and IMTA alum Anna Diop.
March 14, 2019
“You should always live outside your comfort zone. I have always been a fan of doing things that are outside of my comfort zone, and challenge me as an actor or a person, whatever.” — Moises Arias
In Five Feet Apart, Stella Grant is a mostly normal seventeen-year-old, attached to her laptop and her friends. But unlike most people her age, she's got cystic fibrosis and has to spend a ton of time in the hospital. Her boundary-filled, controlled life is tested when she meets Will Newman, a fellow patient who also has CF. Despite their instant connection, they must keep a safe distance between them because of their condition. Things intensify and temptation rises to throw caution to the wind and embrace their attraction.
IMTA alum Moises Arias co-stars in Five Feet Apart as Poe, best friend to Stella, opposite Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse as the young couple in love. Justin Baldoni directs from a script by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. The cast also includes Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Parminder Nagra, Claire Forlani, Emily Baldoni, Elena Satine, Gary Weeks and Sophia Bernard.
March 05, 2019
“Back in Minnesota, one of the only ways you could leave the farm was through sport. That’s why everybody in the Midwest—or at least where I grew up—is a triathlete. We all just wanted to get out. But for me, the way to get out was acting.” — Garrett Hedlund
Triple Frontier centers on a group of former Special Forces operatives who reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for self instead of country. While each of them has served the U.S. in multiple operations—and been wounded as a reward—they still don't have the money to put kids in college, so a new plan dangles that money in front of their faces. But when events take an unexpected turn and threaten to spiral out of control, their skills, their loyalties and their morals are pushed to a breaking point in an epic battle for survival.
IMTA alum Garrett Hedlund stars in Triple Frontier alongside Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Adria Arjona and Pedro Pascal. The film is directed by Academy Award nominee J.C. Chandor and co-written by Chandor and Academy Award winner Mark Boal. The action feature is set to join the exclusive group of Netflix original films that get a theatrical release in select theaters before premiering on the streaming service.
March 01, 2019
The Power Rangers franchise, which began in 1993 with the debut of “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” is a live-action superhero series for children that was based on the Japanese Super Sentai franchise. Now in its 26th year, the franchise consists of more than 20 different themed series, three feature films, and billions in merchandise sales.
The newest addition to the franchise is “Power Rangers Beast Morphers,” the first series of the franchise to be produced by Hasbro, which purchased the franchise last year. Set in the future, a secret agency combines a newly discovered substance called “Morph-X” with animal DNA to create the “Power Rangers Beast Morphers” team. The Rangers must fight off an evil sentient computer virus bent on taking over the source of all Ranger power, the Morphin Grid itself.
IMTA alum Jasmeet Baduwalia stars in “Power Rangers Beast Morphers” as Ravi, the Blue Beast Morpher Ranger, alongside Rorrie Travis as Devon, the Red Ranger, and Jacqueline Scislowski as Zoey, the Yellow Ranger. Baduwalia, who was born in India in the Punjab state and goes by “Jazz,” is the first Indian actor in the franchise. Other cast include Abraham Rodriguez, Kevin Copeland, Colby Strong, Liana Ramirez, Kristina Ho and Cosme Flores.