Daily News Bytes: ‘Emoji Movie’ & ‘Nut Job 2′ Bits, ‘Game of Thrones’ Record & More

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VIDEO: ‘The Emoji Movie’ “Emoticons” Clip
Meet some of the colorful characters of Sony Pictures Animation’s technophile adventure in this newly release clip, and see what happened to the plain-speaking, hardworking emoticons from back in the day. @}–}– Hang in there, old timers!

New ‘The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature’ Poster Jackie Chan’s Mr. Feng is the ultimate weapon in the new poster for the Cal Brunker-directed sequel, posted below. (Whatever you do, don’t call him cute!) Also starring Will Arnett, Maya Rudolph, Katherine Heigl, Gabriel Iglesias, and Jeff Dunham Nutty By Nature hits theaters August 11. (Trailer here.)

‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’ Official Trailer Revealed
Meet the women behind the man behind Wonder Woman in the newly released spot for Annapurna Pictures’ upcoming biopic drama about Harvard psychologist Dr. William Martson’s inspiration to create the world’s most recognizable superheroine (and invent the polygraph machine). Directed by Angela Robinson (D.E.B.S., The L Word), starring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall and Bella Heathcote. Out October 27.

Netflix Smashes 100MN Member Milestone as It Adds 5MN Subs in Strong Q2
The SVOD giant scored a 5% sequential increase in subscribers, with the first six months of 2017 up 21% year-on-year. And non-US members are now the majority, with US customer numbers up 1.07MN (to 51.92MN) and international markets up 4.14MN (to 52.03MN).

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Premiere Shatters HBO Ratings Records
The Sunday night premiere drew 16.1MN viewers (10.1MN via linear TV) — a whopping 50% increase from last year’s season 6 premiere. Season 6, which saw the series outpace George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books, pulled an average audience of 25.7MN per episode. The latest premiere was accompanied by a strange noise phenomenon that almost sounded like 10 million people screaming “WINTER HAS COME, M*****F*****” at the same time.

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature