This Week in Trailers: “Motel Acacia”, “Fantasy Island”, “Beastie Boys Story”, and more!

This Week in Trailers: “Motel Acacia”, “Fantasy Island”, “Beastie Boys Story”, and more!

This week in trailers: JC Santos uncover the horrid secrets of an immigrant safe house in Bradley Liew’s Motel Acacia; Lucy Hale takes a life-altering trip to a mysterious resort called Fantasy Island; and Spike Jonze pushes the boundaries of streaming with his “live” documentary, Beastie Boys Story.

Also released this week is the trailer for Epix’s updated take on H.G. Wells’ classic invasion thriller, War of the Worlds. There’s also Queen Sono over at Netflix, the first South African action-thriller in the platform Theodore Boborol’s sequel dully awaited sequel to Vince & Kath & James—this time, titled James & Pat & Dave—gets an official trailer too.

There’s more. Trailers have dropped for Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ Swallow, John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II, Francis Annan’s Escape from Pretoria, Stella Meghie’s The Photograph, and more.

Here are the trailers you might have missed this week.

James & Pat & Dave 

Direction: Theodore Boborol
Release Date:
February 12, 2020
Watch It:
In theatres

Fantasy Island 

Direction: Jeff Wadlow
Release Date:
February 12, 2020
Watch It:
In theatres

The Photograph 

Direction: Stella Meghie
Release Date:
February 14, 2020
Watch It:
In theatres

War of the Worlds

Creator/Showrunner: Howard Overman
Release Date:
February 16, 2020
Watch It:
Epix (FOX)

Queen Sono 

Creator/Showrunner: Kagiso Lediga
Release Date:
February 28, 2020
Watch It:
Netflix

Escape from Pretoria 

Direction: Francis Annan
Release Date:
March 6, 2020
Watch It:
In theatres (UK)

Swallow 

Direction: Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Release Date:
March 6, 2020
Watch It:
In theatres (US)

Motel Acacia 

Direction: Bradley Liew
Release Date:
March 11, 2020
Watch It:
In theatres

Beastie Boys Story 

Direction: Spike Jonze
Release Date:
April 3, 2020
Watch It:
Apple TV+

Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 

Creator/Showrunner: Shinji Aramaki, Kenji Kamiyama
Release Date:
April 2020
Watch It:
Netflix

F9: The Fast Saga 

Direction: Justin Lin
Release Date:
May 22, 2020
Watch It:
In theatres (US)

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