New in theaters: 'John Wick 3', 'A Dog's Journey', 'The Sun Is Also A Star', 'The Souvenir'

A ballet scene in 'John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum' could now result in spin-off movie 'Ballerina.'

Keanu Reeves stars once more as the world's best hitman in "John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum," a dog keeps coming back in different forms to look after one of his master's relatives in "A Dog's Journey," and two drastically different love stories in "The Sun Is Also A Star" and "The Souvenir."

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (R)
Select release dates: May 15 - Ireland, Philippines, UK; May 16 - Australia, Hong Kong, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore; May 17 - Canada, South Africa, USA, Vietnam; May 22 - France


[May 10 Trailer youtu.be/NGwc80UXYmQ]
Story: A third bout of gun-fu is in store when elite professional hitman John Wick becomes a target for the international assassin's guild.
Starring Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne (all "John Wick" 1 and / or 2), Hiroyuki Sanada ("Avengers: Endgame"), Halle Berry ("X-Men" franchise), Mark Dacascos ("Iron Chef America"), Asia Kate Dillon ("OitNB", "Billions"), Jason Mantzoukas ("Big Mouth") and Anjelica Huston ("Trollhunters") for franchise director Chad Stahelski.

A Dog's Journey (PG)
Select release dates: May 15 - Philippines; May 16 - Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore; May 17 - Canada, USA; June 12 - France; June 13 - Netherlands; September - Japan. UK and Ireland since May 3.


[Official Trailer: youtu.be/A2FrrSyyKfA]
Story: With Ethan and Hannah growing old and content, Ethan's reincarnating dog has a new task -- looking after young CJ from birth through childhood and into adulthood. Sequel to 2017's "A Dog's Purpose."
Starring Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid (both "A Dog's Purpose"), Marg Helgenberger ("CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"), Betty Gilpin ("Glow"), Kathryn Prescott ("Finding Carter") and K-Pop star Henry Lau and directed by Gail Mancuso ("Gilmore Girls," "30 Rock," "Modern Family").

The Sun Is Also a Star (PG-13)
Select release dates: May 16 - Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore; May 17 - Canada, USA; June 19 - France; July - Australia; August - Ireland, UK


[Official Trailer: youtu.be/3On0BXzGnuI]
Story: When smart, rational Natasha meets sharp-suited poet Daniel, he says he can make her fall in love with him in a day. Just as well, as that's all she has until her family has to leave the country for good.
Starring Yara Shahidi ("Black-ish," "Grown-ish") and Charles Melton ("Riverdale") and directed by Ry Russo-Young ("Before I Fall").

The Souvenir (R)
Selected release dates: May 17 - USA; June 7 - Canada; August - UK


[Official Trailer: youtu.be/t9Al2nC0vzY]
Story: A highly acclaimed drama that follows the love affair between naive aspiring filmmaker Julie and manipulative sophisticate Anthony.
Starring Honor Swinton Byrne, Tom Burke ("C.B. Strike") and Tilda Swinton ("Snowpiercer," "Avengers: Endgame") with Sundance-winning direction from Joanna Hogg.