Posted on Monday, March 16th, 2015 by Angie Han
Buried in the otherwise unremarkable Avengers: Age of Ultron poster unveiled last month was a surprising credit for Danny Elfman for providing “additional material.” The composer’s name got fans buzzing about the hows and whys of his involvement, with some speculating it had to do with Spider-Man‘s impending arrival within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Well, Elfman has now spoken up to set the record straight, and it doesn’t have anything to do with his earlier work for Sam Raimi‘s Spider-Man films. Find out what the Danny Elfman Avengers connection is after the jump. Read More »
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Update: Yahoo has released the first Community season 6 clip, we’ve added that after the jump.
Greendale Community College is opening its doors once again, and you can see the Community S6 trailer via the show’s new home… at Yahoo. The former NBC sitcom movies to Yahoo for it’s unlikely but possibly always-destined new season, and this first trailer teases not only the pilot, but seemingly the much of the first half of the season.
You’ve got Paget Brewster introduced as “the new Shirley,” and Keith David dropping the best Ghostbusters joke I’ve heard this year. (By the way, Keith David! Reason enough to watch right there.) And of course most of the show’s familiar characters are on hand to lend their own notes to the manic proceedings. Oh, and the whole trailer is an Avengers trailer parody, kind of, as if that image above didn’t clue you in. Watch the Community season 6 trailer below. Read More »
Netflix is distributing the new Pee-Wee Herman movie, Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday, with Paul Reubens starring (of course) and producing with Judd Apatow, and John Lee (Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City) directing. Now the first additional cast has been revealed, and Reubens will be joined in the film by Tara Buck, of True Blood, Justified, and Nip/Tuck. Read More »
Less than a month remains until the world gets to meet Daredevil. The first Netflix Marvel show premieres April 10 and looks better and better with every single trailer.
We already know all about the major cast members, such as Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, Vincent D’Onofrio as Kingpin, Rosario Dawson, Elden Henson and Scott Glenn. But Wednesday, Marvel announced six supporting characters and actors who had yet to be revealed. The actors are Rob Morgan, Matt Gerald, Peter Shinkodaas, Wai Ching Ho, Nikolai Nikolaeff and Gideon Emery. Read about the Daredevil supporting characters below. Read More »
When Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion go to a convention, they’re basically Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. Which is to say, they’re extremely famous and well-known, especially in that setting. They’re now using their experience with cons to transform the odd world of conventions into a web series. It’s called Con Man and will be written, directed and star Tudyk with Fillion co-starring as well as producing. Already they have their Firefly cast members Sean Maher and Gina Torres along for the ride as well as James Gunn, Seth Green, Felicia Day and Amy Acker, just to start.
Below, watch Tudyk’s pitch video for Con Man (Yes, it’s being crowd sourced) and read more about it. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 by Angie Han
Not to be outdone by competitor HBO, Showtime has announced that it, too, has plans for a standalone streaming option. According to CBS Corp head Les Moonves, “the floodgate is now open” for such a service, and we can expect it to debut “in the not-too-distant future.” Learn more about the upcoming Showtime streaming service after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 by Angie Han
Finish up House of Cards, catch up on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and prepare to race through Bloodline. You’ll want your queue cleared up for next month, when Netflix opens up its own corner of the Marvel universe with Daredevil.
Charlie Cox leads the superhero drama as Matt Murdock, a blind lawyer who depends on his other extraordinary senses to fight crime is a vigilante by night. Of course, he’s not the only ones with big plans for Hell’s Kitchen — the Kingpin (Vincent D’Onofrio) clearly has a few ideas of his own. Watch the new Daredevil trailer after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by Angie Han
Brit Marling emerged as the darling of Sundance 2011 thanks in a large part to Sound of My Voice, a chiller directed by Zal Batmanglij. The pair continued their professional relationship with 2013’s eco-terrorism thriller The East, and now they’re preparing to reunite yet again.
Only this time, it won’t be for an indie film, but for a new Netflix drama titled The OA. More on the Brit Marling Netflix project after the jump. Read More »
Why have you been seeing so much virtual ink on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1? Well, it’s currently available on Digital HD and the Blu-ray arrives on Friday, March 6. When the biggest movie of the year comes home, people are excited. And with that excitement, /Film is happy to exclusively debut a short clip from the two hour behind the scenes documentary included on that release. It’s called The Mockingjay Lives: The Making of Mockingjay Part 1 and features “never-before-seen interviews and on-set footage of the cast and crew, taking an in-depth look at the making of the film including the script adaptation, location scouting, set design including physically creating the hovercraft casting the new characters, and bringing District 13 to life.”
That last bit is the focus of our clip. It shows some of the incredible planning and preparation that went into building what is basically the film’s entire set – the underground fortress of District 13. Director Francis Lawrence explains how the planning was well under way while they were still shooting The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and a bunch of the influences and research that went into the massive sets.
Below, watch our exclusive Hunger Games Mockingjay making of clip. Read More »