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WarnerMedia’s Adult Swim has set an August 3rd date for the linear television premiere of the mecha-anime series “gen:LOCK” which is produced by Rooster Teeth and stars Michael B. Jordan, Dakota Fanning, Maisie Williams, Asia Kate Dillon, and David Tennant.

Set 50 years in the future, an oppressive authoritarian force threatens to conquer the world and a daring team is recruited to pilot a new form of weaponized neuroscience that powers devastating mecha. They must be willing to sacrifice everything to save the world. [Source: Variety]

Ad Astra
Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox have premiered a new TV spot for James Gray’s sci-fi space epic “Ad Astra”. Brad Pitt stars in the film, an astronaut who races against the clock to uncover his father’s (Tommy Lee Jones) secrets in order to save the solar system and the world as we know it. Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland, John Ortiz and more co-star in the film opening September 20th.

America‚Äôs largest theater chain, AMC, has set up a new online feature – the ability to revisit the trailers the accompanied a specific film screening you attended. AMC Stubs members who have purchased tickets through the company’s website or mobile app within the past two years are eligible for the feature which can be found in ‘My AMC’ and then ‘Tickets’ and ‘Revisit Accompanying Trailers’ on AMCTheaters.com. [Source: ReRelease News]

The Lion King
Walt Disney Studios has offered a new extended TV spot for Jon Favreau’s “The Lion King,” including a fresh look at never-before-seen footage of adult Simba (Donald Glover) building up the courage to confront his evil uncle Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and the fiery final battle that ensues. The new adaptation opens July 17th.