Angelina Jolie (“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”), Joaquin Phoenix (“Joker”), Michelle Dockery (“Downton Abbey”) and Bill Skarsgard (“It Chapter Two”) are among the stars of this fall’s bigger film releases.(Handout) By Los Angeles Times Staff Aug. 28, 2019 9:06 AM PT FacebookTwitterShow more sharing optionsShareClose extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied!Print Movies Virtually every film coming out this fall We’ve compiled a list of films set to premiere this fall, from Sept. 6 through Nov. 8. All dates subject to change. Movies Constance Wu fought for ‘Hustlers.’ But the spotlight is the real challenge “Fresh Off the Boat” and “Crazy Rich Asians” star Constance Wu anchors the true crime strip club drama “Hustlers.” Movies In ‘Joker’ the stakes are life and death, and comic-book movies may never be the same With ‘Joker,’ director Todd Phillips gives the comic-book movie a dark new Scorsese-esque spin. Movies Taika Waititi didn’t want ‘Jojo Rabbit’ to be a sad Holocaust film. So he added Adolf Hitler Taika Waititi’s follow-up to “Thor: Ragnarok” is the wild comedy “Jojo Rabbit,” which follows a 10-year-old boy who conjures a Hitler that is like “the Fonz of 1945.” Movies With ‘It Chapter Two,’ ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ and ‘Maleficent,’ Hollywood’s sequel game gets creative Not every sequel is created equal. How Hollywood is taking different approaches to “It Chapter Two,” “Terminator: Dark Fate,” “Doctor Sleep,” “Rambo: Last Blood” and others. Movies How the ‘Downton Abbey’ movie came together: Passion, patience and perfect timing “Downton Abbey” was an international smash hit but bringing the historical soap to the big screen took a massive effort from cast and crew. Movies Before playing Judy Garland, Renée Zellweger was torn about contacting Liza Minnelli A new film about Judy Garland’s tragic final months of botched performances and addiction struggles stars Renée Zellweger, who talks about portraying the star in “Judy.” Movies How the ‘Gemini Man’ visual effects team created a young Will Smith With the sci-fi action film “Gemini Man” pitting Will Smith vs Will Smith, director Ang Lee and his visual effects team are hoping to bridge the “uncanny valley.” Movies Who made Eddie Murphy’s ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ ’70s costumes? ‘Black Panther’ Oscar-winner Ruth Carter Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter on re-creating Rudy Ray Moore’s over-the-top ‘70s looks for Netflix’s blaxploitation comedy “Dolemite Is My Name.” Movies How Brad Pitt’s ‘Ad Astra’ survived delays, a tweaked ending and a Disney adoption Veteran independent filmmaker James Gray steps out with ‘Ad Astra,’ a big-budget science fiction tale starring Brad Pitt for Fox/Disney. No pressure. Movies Netflix embraces theatrical releases in quest for best picture Oscar. Will it be enough? Netflix announces that its bevy of contenders, including Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” will open theatrically three to four weeks before streaming.