Elizabeth Banks is Rita Repulsa. Now I didn’t watch the series or anything, but apparently some people seem to be excited for a new version, a more serious version of a campy TV show. Source: Imgur Read more
Not sure it’s much to go by, but at least we see them all up close. D’Onofrio going full Hoss is interesting. It’s release date is Sept. 23rd. Synopsis: Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ The Magnificent Seven.... Read more
“Batman: The Killing Joke” definitely R-rated, “Game of Thrones”‘ last two seasons might get fewer episodes, “The Neon Demon”-trailer, Shyamalan’s “Tales from the Crypt” and Dimension’s “The Mist” get 10-episode orders, “Deadpool-sequel” a go at Fox, Jason Statham to battle a prehistoric shark in “Meg”, various casting news and spit-take of the week…
Looks like this one has already gone into production as filming has just started. Doug Jones who played Abe Sapian in both Hellboy films and Fantastic Four’s Silver Surfer will be starring. Director David Lee Fisher whose previous work was The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari will be at the... Read more
Well the first pic of Scarlett Johansson as Major (?) from Ghost In The Shell has appeared online. Not in battlegear, but her hair is waterfallish. Yeah that’s my word for swept downward. No she will not be going by Major Kusanagi, probably anyway. Nor does the film concern... Read more
The trailer for the latest Toho- Godzilla is here!
We got Westworld coming down the pipeline for HBO based on the Michael Crichton novel, with a trailer that had my interest. This on the heels of a disappointing mini-series over at SyFy, Childhood’s End based on the Arthur C. Clarke work. Now another sci-fi book/film is being adapted... Read more
Well we know who Spider-Man is. He’s Tom Holland. We know that Marisa Tomei is Aunt May. And that Zendaya is Michelle. Now from the mouth of Sony Picture Chairman Tom Rothman, we know what the name of the new film, set to be released in 2017 is…’Homecoming‘. Yeah,... Read more
Boy oh boy! Here it is. The trailer everyone has been waiting for. He’s a lower tier character much like Ironman was. And even if his comic has been canceled more times than anyone can remember, it’s irrelevant in the world of moving images. Source: Kotaku Read more
So Collider dropped a huge collection of posters from upcoming films and The Magnificent Seven was among them. Called Magnificent until I saw the small 7, which really would have been stupid. It ahh, stars a lot of people. Oh and Justice has a number. Ok? Go check out... Read more
Didn’t see much when they dropped the first trailer and it seemed kind of unimpressive. Not sure how I feel about the film at this point, but it’s at least getting more tempting. Of course not if you haven’t seen the original Harry Potter’s or care. Hmh, Colin Farrell... Read more
Wow, this one shows a lot. And I mean a lot. On one hand it gets deeper into what we should expect, and doesn’t seem so morose as the initial ones. And on the other it might already be the result of BvsS’s runoff. Well here it is. ... Read more
Sequel news on “Edge of Tomorrow”, “Fast 8”, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”, trailer for “The BFG”, teaser image of “Trollhunters”, “Dunkirk” casting news, some more of those “Suicide Squad”-rumors and the spit-take of the week.
Trailer for the latest Star Wars instalment.
There’s been a feeding frenzy of sorts announced, at least that’s what it looks like. Den of The Geek has been assembling a list of a good number of potential candidates for adaptation from film to Television for a while now. And it seems like all of these are... Read more
Following critical and fandom backlash, the DCEU is set up to be retooled.
Rumors about “Suicide Squad”-reshoots, Affleck’s script for “Batman”-movie, The New Mutants, further “Gambit” delays, Terry Gilliam’s “Quixote” back on, new Mystery Box scifi-film in the works, Sofia Coppola remaking “The Beguiled”, spit-take of the week and more…
Nothing much is known for the sequel to Blade Runner with the exception that Harrison Ford is set to return alongside new additions Ryan Gosling, and Denis Villeneuve directing. Now Robin Wright (Forrest Gump, House of Cards) joins them in an as of yet unknown role. The film’s release... Read more
Akiva Goldsman has been set to adapt The Shining’s sequel, called Doctor Sleep for the big screen. This on top of his status as screenwriter and producer for The Dark Tower’s film realization. His previous projects include The Da Vinci Code, the Insurgent film of The Divergent series and... Read more
RIP Garry Shandling, lots of Star Wars Episode VIII details, Wonder Woman solo film-promo, trailers for The LEGO Batman Movie, The Nice Guys & Deepwater Horizon, Netflix scores deals with both Cary Fukunaga and David Ayer, showrunners give some Game of Thrones season 6 info, Luc Besson teases Valerian, spit-take of the week and more…
Holy crap, Shane Black wants The Rock to play Doc Savage! Oh did you say Shane Black? Well, I’m not sure how that will go down considering the lofty promises on his yet untitled Predator film have yet to surface. Black started the rounds with this film back in... Read more
One of the dumbest cult favorites of all time is possibly coming to TV. Killer Klowns From Outer Space is on the backburner again, trying to surface after having made several attempts over the years just to see light. Stephen Chiodo, writer and director of the original brought it... Read more
Here’s an extended look into the world of Warcraft. I think it’s the first time I saw a druid and a dwarf, but can’t be sure. Source: Collider Read more
This week: pay respects to Larry Drake, new trailers for “X-Men: Apocalypse”, “The Legend of Tarzan”, “Now You See Me 2” and “Sausage Party”, “Prison Break”-revival, “Ready Player One” and Young Han Solo casting-news, some pics from the making of “Batman: The Killing Joke”, Michael Mann’s and Guillermo Del Toros upcoming projects and the spit-take of the week.
Well, the Ben-Hur trailer is finally here and it has all the makings of a Rock ‘n Roll Jesus meets Gladiator meets Titanic if Leo survived after a year of being Tom Hanks on Castaway, meets Deathrace 2000 at a meet-and-Greet…oh and maybe Morgan Freeman as King Willie from... Read more
Tim Burton is in the driver’s seat again bringing Ransome Riggs novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children to the big screen. Here is the first trailer. Synopsis: When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss... Read more
I honestly thought this was being directed by Tim Burton, but nope James Bobbin of The Muppets fame is at the helm. This is also another thirty second trailer and not the regular two minute one, which I’m sure we’ll get soon. Synopsis: Alice Kingsleigh (Wasikowska) has spent the... Read more
This week, Sir Ken Adam passes away, Christopher Nolan casts leads, Kevin Bacon fights the supernatural, David Fincher gets another show going at Netflix, Dwayne Johnson teases “Baywatch”, James Gunn teases “Guardians Vol.2” New trailer for Laika Studios’ “Kubo”, “Preacher” stills, spit-take of the week and more…
The second full-length trailer for Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” has hit. And it’s loaded to the seams with characters. We got some new glimpses of Black Panther – and also Ant-Man and making his big screen-debut; the new Spider-Man, played by Tom Holland. Thoughts? Read more
Rumour: Daisy Ridley considered as the lead of the upcoming “Tomb Raider”- reboot.
There it is, ladies and germs. The game is most definitely set and the pieces are in motion. Great, great choice for a song there (James Vincent McMorrow covering Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game”). If there’s one specific moment that I wanna isolate from this barrage of images, it’s THIS... Read more
Well since Shane Black has been reenlisted for the new Predator film, it was bound to happen that Arnold Schwarzenegger would be making some sort of reprise as well. Arnold told The Playlist this: “I haven’t talked with yet but I’m going to meet with him for... Read more
Warner/DC’s “Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice” is set to open in a few weeks, “Suicide Squad” opens in August, we have seen footage of the “Wonder Woman”-film which is in production right now…and the pieces on the board of “Justice League” – or “Justice League Part One”, as... Read more
This week on the Headlines; “Ghostbusters” sequel/reboot-confusion, The Hoff joins “Baywatch”-movie, Disney will NOT be in the R-rated Marvel business, Soundtrack details of Shane Black’s “The Nice Guys”, “The Force Awakens” BluRay-details, David Ayer’s followup for “Suicide Squad”, “Finding Dory”-trailer, news of the “Suspiria”-remake, HBO does not give screeners of “GoT” season 6-opening, Spit-Take of the week and more…
George Washington of Sparta. That’s Zack Snyder’s latest mind-burp and follow-up to Superman vs. Batman…and most likely Justice League. Ok, I was speaking figuratively, but he does want to make it in the style of 300. Which depending on who you ask might receive an ooh or and ahh,... Read more
Idris Elba & Matthew McConaughey officially cast.
A legend leaves us at the proud age of 91.
Hello. Had to take a little nap after the telecast was over, but here’s the list of last night’s Academy Awards winners. And also some observations from yours truly: First, the big winner (in volume) was “Mad Max: Fury Road”. Let that sink in for a while; a “Mad... Read more
The worst of the worst of last year get their due.
“Wrath of Khan”-director Nicholas Meyer joins the team.
Tony Burton RIP, more “Alien: Covenant” casting, another “Penny Dreadful” Season 3 trailer, two Captain Nemo films underway, “The Mist” TV-pilot ordered, “Taboo”-miniseries trailer, “Daredevil” Season 2 gearing up, HBO in some production woes, “Minecraft”-movie(?) details, spit-take of the week and more…
This film has had two iterations so far. The first with McQueen in 1968 by Norman Jewison, and the last with Pierce Brosnan in 1999 by John McTiernan. Michael B. Jordan will be stepping into the shoes of our semi-famous extremely rich and bored bank robber this time around.... Read more
Donnie Yen and Michael Yeoh together guarantees I watch this. This is also the last trailer before the series arrives…probably. Source: Collider Read more
“Spartacus”-creator and “Daredevil”- exec/lead writer takes over.
Ok so they went Live-action this time around. I can’t say I’ve ever seen the drug-induced last one, but in all probability this one could be a hallucination too. Here’s the trailer. Nice poster though. Synopsis: For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted local children... Read more
This week, we’ve got a big pile of number 2’s: “Guardians of the Galaxy 2”, “Kingsman 2”, “John Wick 2”, “San Andreas 2”, “Blade Runner 2”, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2″…also some Stephen King-adaptation news, Astro Boy, Amityville and of course the spit-take of the week – which is a big steaming pile of number 2 itself.
About damn time, isn’t it!? Mary Poppins, based on a series of children’s book (had no idea) and immortalized in the sixties by Julie Andrews is getting a new treatment, with Emily Blunt in the saddle this time around. This isn’t going to be a remake but a sequel... Read more
Known for his signature role as Commandant Lassard.
The R-rated dominoes are rolling out and on the march. Among the crop of films include long germinating comicbook and film fail Spawn. Todd McFarlane its creator had this to say about the film at from Toyfair 2016: I’d put it more into the horror/suspense/supernatural genre. If you take... Read more
Who is your daddy and what does he do?
I suppose the world of Alice in Wonderland has plenty of room for sequels, and this one might have some interesting things in it. A wait and see. For now here is the first ‘Extended Spot’ slash trailer. Source: Collider Read more
It’s been confirmed that the name of the new Predator film is indeed ‘The Predator’ according to Shane Black, one of the stars of the original and its primary scribe. While there isn’t so much as a word on plot (do we not already know?), or any particular design... Read more
This video was just released on the Star Wars Facebook-page(featuring SPOILERS for the ending of “The Force Awakens”): Along with the video, they posted this announcement: “We are thrilled to announce Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern and Kelly Marie Tran will join Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill and... Read more
Joe Carnahan at the helm of “Bad Boys 3”, Johnny Depp is “The Invisible Man”, “xXx3” actually has a plot, trailers for “The Huntsman”-sequel, “Criminal”, “Hardcore Henry”, “The Lobster” and “The Purge: Election Year”. Also some casting rumors, “Star Wars” news and of course the spit-take of the week.
…because it has electric guitar sound!
Million Dollar Man and a Raimi-lucky charm join the sophomore season.
Woo hoo! New Battlestar Galactica gets ready with a new announcement of new producers! The last team was undercut by the death of Glen Larson, and the state of the film went into freeze. Michael De Luca, Scott Stuber, and Dylan Clark have now come on board putting some... Read more
Latest trailer for J. G. Ballard’s High Rise starring Tom Hiddleston. Looking good captain! Synopsis: London, 1975. Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) is a young doctor seduced by the lifestyle in a high-rise, an isolated community, cut off from the rest of society in their luxury tower block, and its... Read more
Long time Star Trek writer Bryan Fuller has come on board CBS’s new Trek series. His work extends from DS9 to Voyager, but not on Enterprise. His other series were Dead Like Me, Pushing Daises and Hannibal. Which might interest fans…or not. The new series will debut on CBS... Read more
Paul Verhoeven has not been missing in action. He still makes films, including one in 2007 called Black Book. And Tricked only now really seeing any light of day. It’s that when people are whispering they want to see him in the director’s chair again, they mean hardcore violent... Read more
A few more glimpses of yet unseen material.
“Twin Peaks” casting, George Miller talks about how his “Justice League” crashed, “Ghost in the Shell”-adaptation starts filming and adds villain, Universal gives “Furious” release dates, No Shaw in “Alien Covenant”, Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis-project gets first trailer, James Gunn teases “GotG Vol.2” rehearsals, spit-take(s) of the week and more…
Everything can be filtered through a number of strainers to give a new take on a property that probably isn’t on everyone’s mind or has been completely forgotten. One of those strainers is ‘The Future’. This time Zorro has been called out of retirement in a project called ‘Z‘.... Read more
Bryan Singer is set to direct an adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20 000 Leagues Under The Sea for Fox. The last one being a Vernian version for Disney in 1954. I guess we’ve waited long enough right? This has also been associated with a number of directors up till... Read more
Josh Boone who is set on putting Stephen King’s The Stand on film will have to wait a little longer as Warner Bros., the holder of the book’s rights, hold on the property has run out. No matter really as he has the script finished for the former, he’ll... Read more
I’ve never seen the original of this. No sir I haven’t. But it’s been what, fifty years since the original, so we needed a remake? The original is from 2002 you say? Oh well, it couldn’t have been anything to get worked up about anyway. Here’s the trailer to... Read more
This week we got “Star Wars Episode IX” being shot on film, Kathryn Bigelow’s & Mark Boals next project, “Blade Runner”-sequel filming start date, “Civil War”-tidbits, the title of “What We Do In The Shadows”-spinoff, Kevin Spacey as a cat, Chris Carter addresses the “X-Files” revival’s odd airing order, Gareth Evans made a little samurai film and spit-take of the week.
The legendary character actor succumbs to old age.
…the least surprising news of the weekend.
Glenn Frey RIP, “Doctor Strange”-casting, “Thor Ragnarok” details, “Avatar 2” delayed further, Terminator terminated – again, HBO’s “Westworld” on a production hiatus, Jet Li cast in “xXx3”, Paul Verhoeven’s new movie gets it’s first trailer, Fox going ahead with the Bauer-less “24” reboot, Laurel & Hardy-actors cast and Spit-take of the week.
Heading into 2017 we can see a new Mummy franchise leading the Universal monster brigade. This time with a confirmed Tom Cruise in the probable role of an ex-Navy Seal. Most didn’t think it would come to pass as he’s been associated with it a number of times all... Read more
The Force stretches, puts the bathrobe on and then gets its first coffee of the day.
Well I usually lack any enthusiasm for superhero films, but this one seems like a spicy meatball. Killer Croc looked kind of, let’s just say terrible initially, but here I guess is tolerable. Anyway here’s the trailer. Source: Collider Read more
Does anything need to be said? Kevin Smith talking with some guy, yadda yadda yadda and action. Here is some of what we’ll see in the upcoming Wonder Woman trailer. Source: Collider Read more
This week: “Cloverfield” gets a surprise spinoff, George Miller gets misquoted, “Black Panther” gets a director, “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” script is finished, Legendary Entertainment get bought, “Penny Dreadful” season 3 gets teased, “Creed 2” gets a release date, spit-take of the week and more…
The full list of nominees. Chime in on who is deserveth and who isn’t.
Narnia was supposed to continue, but a lackluster box-office and reception stopped that right in the tracks. Nevertheless the masterminds behind knowing a good thing sticks if thrown enough times are back at it. The Silver Chair is the fourth book in the series and was slated to go... Read more
Actor Angus Scrimm, best known as “Tall Man” from the “Phantasm” movies, passed away at the age of 89.
First TV-spot for the clash of the superhero titans.
In the first “Spinning Headlines” of the new year: “Deadwood” resurrects, “GoT” gets an opening date, “The Conjuring 2” gets a trailer, Bruce gets in a museum, Del Toro goes on a “Fantastic Voyage”, “Doctor Strange” reveals some artwork, Tarantino thinks about the future, “Tales from the Crypt” will have no Crypt-keeper and more.
Everyone likes their witches and demons real, which explains why Shymalan’s The Village (among it’s many faults) didn’t do so well in the word of mouth dept. I only stumbled on this film today, and it looks like it might be one of those films that I hear about... Read more
Not much interesting going on animation-wise these days. Neither Inside-Out, nor The Good Dinosaur made any particular mark. This one looks like it has some laughs, particularly with the Sloths, and maybe that’s all we can expect now. It’s a Disney film with a number of famous voices, including... Read more
The last few days have seen a number of promotional photos being released for the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot. Director Paul Feig unvealed some via his personal Twitter account (such as the one used for the feature image above), while another source released the one below. 1st official image from... Read more
Simon Pegg reacts to “Star Trek Beyond”-trailer, “Alien: Covenant” adds Katherine Waterston, Vin Diesel gets more “Riddick”, “Bride of Frankenstein” gets Koepp-ed, “Civil War” gets a detailed synopsis and more.
Stephen King’s 11.22.63, yes that is the name of the work, is coming to television in an eight part series. It stars James Franco and deals with the J.F.K. assassination. I haven’t read the book, but it seems to be a work ready for the screen, if any. It’s... Read more
3-D animated fare with a samurai as its protagonist? About time? You make the call. This comes from Laika studios, whose last outing was Boxtrolls and Coraline. I liked it well enough, the concept more so, to want to check this one out as well. Hopefully they will become... Read more
Well here is the first entry into the Wizarding Universe minus Harry Potter, and it’s somewhat underwhelming. But it is an initial trailer, which is more like a teaser. Let’s not dabble over semantics I guess. Source: Collider Read more