That's a wrap The low-down on this week's premieres

Let's start with a remake of 'Guess who's coming to dinner' starring Bernie Mac as Spencer Tracy

Racial lines intersect in Guess Who, a remake of 1967's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner starring Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, and Spencer Tracy. This time around, Bernie Mac (Mr. 3000) plays a father who is surprised when his daughter (Zoe Saldana) brings home a white-boy fiancé (Ashton Kutcher) who he has had a private eye vet for everything but skin color. Call this much-more-physical comedy Meet the Black Parents if you'd like.

Strapping her Glock to her garter belt once again, Sandra Bullock (28 Days) goes undercover in Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous. Traveling to Las Vegas, Gracie Hart, who wowed beauty pageant spectators with her transformation from tomboy to sexy knockout in 2000, must remove the tiara, don a feather headdress, and redefine herself as the cop she once was to locate her kidnapped friends.

In D.E.B.S., schoolgirls in plaid skirts are recruited by the government to fight crime. Actress Jordana Brewster (The Fast and the Furious) plays the ultimate bad girl and Michael Clarke Duncan (remember Balthazar in The Scorpion King? Duncan would probably prefer you recall The Green Mile) is the president of the all-girl underground academy. It actually might be pretty interesting to see how they are going to pull off a roundhouse kick in a mini.

Off the Map follows a back-to-the-earth family and their battle through hard times in rural New Mexico. Starring Joan Allen (Pleasantville) and Sam Elliott (Hulk), Map takes the audience on a journey of self-discovery and the healing power of family.

Set in 1940s Shanghai, China, Kung Fu Hustle, directed by Stephen Chow (Shaolin Soccer), is about a turf war between a ghetto community and a group of hoodlums known as the Axe Gang. Mixing martial arts with dance numbers, Hustle is like watching Bruce Lee enter a dojo with the intentions of Fred Astaire.

Kiko Martinez


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