After delivering the acclaimed HBO series The Wire, David Simon is headed back to the cable network with the six-part miniseries Show Me a Hero.
Set in Yonkers, New York in the 1960s, the story follows the struggles of a young mayor (Oscar Isaac) trying to balance politics and justice. There’s quite the cast on display in the latest trailer for the miniseries, including Catherine Keener, Alfred Molina and Winona Ryder. Looks like another future Emmy nominee for HBO. Watch the Show Me a Hero trailer below! Read More »
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Where are those transmissions you intercepted? What have you done with those Star Wars Bits? This edition of news from a galaxy far, far away includes:
- Adam Driver comments on Star Wars experience
- New planet name from The Force Awakens revealed?
- Catch up on Star Wars canon updates from July
- How LucasArts fell from grace
- Mark Hamill gives the best autographs
- Simon Pegg ranks all the Star Wars movies
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We’re still a few weeks away from the premiere of Fear the Walking Dead, the companion series to AMC’s hit horror drama The Walking Dead. but the spin-off series was recently given a 15-episode order for a second season, as recounted in our TCA coverage.
And along with news of that second season order, a new teaser promo for the series premiere has arrived. There’s no footage from the actual show used, but it’s a pretty cool teaser showing a time lapse of the zombie outbreak from a distance as it wreaks havoc on Los Angeles. Parts of the city begin losing power and going up in flames. The City of Angels clearly isn’t safe anymore.
Watch the new Fear the Walking Dead promo after the jump! Read More »
Fox has dropped a red-band promo for the Deadpool trailer, featuring Ryan Reynolds in costume as the movie’s vulgar messed-up merc. He’s here to introduce his own trailer, which seems ridiculous for most movies, but is actually just what we’d expect from Marvel’s fourth-wall breaking character. Check out the Deadpool trailer tease below. Read More »
Having already slipped into the #3 slot on the chart of the highest grossing films of all time, Jurassic World is the biggest movie of the year, though Star Wars: The Force Awakens may have something to say about that this winter.
Universal Pictures has already announced that Jurassic World 2 (or Jurassic Park 5) will arrive on June 22nd, 2018 with director Colin Trevorrow and his writing partner Derek Connolly once again taking on the script. Trevorrow won’t be returning behind the camera this time, but he did recently offer a tease of the Jurassic World 2 plot. Find out what he had to say below! Read More »
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It’s been just over a year since Guardians of the Galaxy hit theaters, impressing Marvel fans around the world, and even some who weren’t the biggest supporters of Marvel’s cinematic universe. The sci-fi adventure proved to be one of the more original films from Marvel Studios, and it’s really opened up the comic book studio’s world in a big way.
And with one year passing since the theatrical release, director James Gunn reflected on his first big budget blockbuster and went out of his way to thank fans who made it such a huge hit, making him feel like he made the movie everyone wanted to see, whether they knew it or not. Find out what James Gunn had to say about Guardians of the Galaxy one year later after the jump! Read More »
If you’ve watched Walt Disney Animation‘s computer animated films in recent years and wondered how they’re able to make their characters and settings look so realistic, a new video explains the process in very simple terms.
Walt Disney Animation has posted a roughly 10-minute video diving into their image rendering engine called Hyperion, explaining how the software uses a technique called path tracing to calculate how light will bounce off any given object in a scene. It’s a very fascinating and well-explained technique that will have you looking at Disney movies in a whole new light (no pun intended).
Watch the Walt Disney Animation guide after the jump! Read More »
In what could have easily been a silly comedy about age difference and being old in a modern world, Nancy Meyers‘ latest effort The Intern actually looks like a surprising, charming and even touching tale of friendship when two people need it most.
A new trailer for The Intern has just popped up giving us a new look at the film which sees Robert De Niro playing a retired 70-year old widower trying to fill a hole in his life. And his latest attempt is taking an intern position at an online fashion site founded by Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway). Watch The Intern trailer after the jump! Read More »
So far the cast assembled for the first Star Wars Anthology film has been an eclectic mix of talent. Felicity Jones has taken the lead role in Star Wars: Rogue One while other cast members include Riz Ahmed, Sam Claflin, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker and maybe Ben Mendelsohn. However, we don’t really know anything about who these actors are playing.
The only tidbit that’s been floating around the internet is that Felicity Jones was the rebel leader of the team assembled to try to steal the Death Star plans in a time period shortly before the beginning of A New Hope. Now a new detail about her character has surfaced that is intriguing, but also potentially hard to believe.
Find out more about Felicity Jones in Star Wars Rogue One rumor after the jump, but beware of potential spoilers! Read More »