Halle Berry and Yara Shahidi Star in This Weekend’s Film Releases

Opening nationwide in theaters today (ABC Air Power):

John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum — The latest in installment in the John Wick franchise picks up where 2017’s John Wick: Chapter 2 ended, with Keanu Reeves’ titular master assassin fleeing for his life after he’s declared “excommunicado” for violating the rules of the assassins-only hotel, The Continental — run by Ian McShane’s elegant, enigmatic Winston — after Wick murders a fellow assassin there. He enlists the help of fellow assassin Sofia, played by Halle Berry, and Winston himself to set things right. Laurence Fishburne and Anjelica Huston also star. Rated R.

A Dog’s Journey — This dramedy, a sequel to 2017’s A Dog’s Purpose and based on the 2012 novel of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron, centers on a dog — voiced once again by Josh Gad — who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets. Dennis Quaid, Marg Helgenberger, Betty Gilpin, Kathryn Prescott and Henry Lau also star. Rated PG.

The Sun Is Also a Star — grown-ish star Yara Shahidi and Riverdale’s Charles Melton this drama is based on author Nicola Yoon’s 2016 bestselling novel, about two young adults — she’s studying quantum physics and he’s an exchange student — who fall for each other over one day in New York City, while also tackling complex topics like immigration, deportation and identity. PG-13.

ABC has released the first official look at its black-ish prequel, mixed-ish. Set in the 80s, the series follows Tracee Ellis Ross’ black-ish character Rainbow Johnson as she recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family who moves from a hippie commune to the suburbs. Mixed-ish stars Arica Himmel as Bow Johnson, Tika Sumpter as Alicia Johnson and Christina Anthony as Bow’s aunt Denise. Ethan William Childress and Mykal-Michelle Harris will play Bow’s respective siblings Johan and Santamonica Johnson.

Stefon Bristol’s Netflix film debut, the time travel drama See You Yesterday, is streaming now. The film follows two high school prodigies who develop a time machine and later use it to save a family member’s life when he’s wrongly shot by police.