Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Angie Han
Not content with getting just one new addition to the franchise, Warner Bros. has revealed that the planned Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be released as a trilogy of “megamovies.”
Potter creator J.K. Rowling is writing the screenplay, which follows the adventures of “magizoologist” Newt Scamander. Get all the latest updates on the project after the jump.
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Posted on Friday, March 28th, 2014 by Angie Han
Don’t expect Andy Serkis‘ Jungle Book adaptation to be all friendly singing bears and idyllic jungle landscapes. While few specifics have been revealed about the plot so far, Serkis has teased that his take “doesn’t shy away” from the “darkness” of Rudyard Kipling‘s source material.
Seems like a pretty sharp contrast from the best-known cinematic interpretation of the stories, Disney’s 1967 animated classic. Hit the jump to see what Serkis had to say.
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Wally Pfister‘s debut directorial effort, Transcendence, opens in less than a month — on April 17 we’ll see what Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer has come up with for his heady sci-fi feature. But in the meantime, two Transcendence viral videos and a featurette give us a few more things to think about. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 by Angie Han
Because we haven’t been through enough crazy weather events so far this year, Warner Bros. has just unleashed its first Into the Storm trailer. When a barrage of cyclones hits the small town of Silverton, a group of thrill-seeking storm chasers head out into the chaos to try and document this once-in-a-lifetime meteorological event.
Richard Armitage (Thorin Oakenshield from The Hobbit) stars, along with Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead), Matt Walsh (Veep), and Jeremy Sumpter (TV’s Friday Night Lights). Watch the trailer and check out the new poster after the jump.
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Want to see some cool Godzilla art? The Poster Posse have returned with their seventh pop culture art collaboration, a series of art inspired by the classic movie monster Godzilla and Gareth Edwards‘ upcoming reboot. The project features new Godzilla art work from the following artists:
Paul Shipper, Orlando Arocena, Andy Fairhurst, Chad Woodward, Berkay Daglar, Matt Ferguson, Doaly, Simon Delart, Kaz Oomore, Linda Hordijk, Khoa Ho, Florey, Daniel Shearn, Arden Avett Chris Garofalo and Peter Gutierrez, Patrick Connan, Ron Guyatt, Chris Skinner, Daniel Nash, Robert Bruno, Luke Butland, Marie Bergeron, Marko Manev, Sharm Murugiah, Matt Needle, Salvador Anguiano, Samuel Ho, Adam Rabalais, Harlan Elam, Fernando Reza, Oli Riches, Arian Noveir, Rich Davies, Ben Mcleod, Khoa Ho, Rhys James, Rodolfo Reyes, Joe Vetoe, Chad Woodward and Juan Hugo Martinez
I’ve included some of my ten favorite Godzilla art pieces from the project after the jump.
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The second full Jupiter Ascending trailer is now online.
It’s the latest sci-fi spectacle from Lana and Andy Wachowski, the writer and director siblings who previously tackled the genre in The Matrix Trilogy, Speed Racer and Cloud Atlas. This time they’ve got Channing Tatum protecting a princess played by Mila Kunis in what seems to be one of the most unique looking sci-fi films in recent memory. Will it live up to those huge expectations? Check out the second Jupiter Ascending trailer below. Read More »
The first Jupiter Ascending posters have been revealed mere hours before the second trailer. The posters feature Channing Tatum as as alien wolfman hybrid who is tasked with Earth to retrieving a cleaning lady from Earth, ignorant of the fact she’s a space princess. She’s played by Mila Kunis.
Written and directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski, the team behind The Matrix trilogy and Cloud Atlas, Jupiter Ascending opens July 18. The second trailer hits Wednesday evening but, for now, pore over these beautifully detailed Jupiter Ascending posters. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 by Angie Han
Any property with a devoted following also typically has a very vocal following. When fans aren’t convinced a superhero movie is doing justice to the source material — or a TV show is headed in the right direction, or a reboot gets the old characters quite right — they’ll say so, loudly and repeatedly. Whether anyone is actually listening, though, is another question.
David Goyer, for one, says he doesn’t necessarily find it worthwhile to listen to “fan chatter.” In fact, the Man of Steel scribe thinks studios and networks stumble by paying too much attention to what fans think they want. Hit the jump to read his comments.
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