Posted on Monday, October 26th, 2015 by Angie Han
The jury’s still out on whether AMC’s Into the Badlands looks cool or cheesy (actually, it kind of seems like it’s both), but the one thing we can be sure of is that it won’t skimp on the action. Last night, the network released a nearly four-minute clip showing off the martial arts prowess of its lead character Sunny, a mysterious warrior played by Daniel Wu. Be warned that there’s some pretty noisy violence on display here. Watch the Into the Badlands clip after the jump. Read More »
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At a time when anthology television series such as American Horror Story, True Detective and Fargo are such hits, it’s surprising that shows like The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits aren’t getting the remake treatment. However, that might change if NBC finds success bringing a familiar anthology series of that kind back to the small screen.
Amazing Stories was an hour-long weekly sci-fi and fantasy anthology series created and executive produced by Steven Spielberg that told stories of the fantastic, strange and supernatural, and now Pushing Daisies and Hannibal creator and executive producer Bryan Fuller and Amblin TV will bring the show to NBC for a revival. Read More »
If you’re a fan of the work of author Neil Gaiman (Coraline), when you hear the talent coming together for an adaptation of his children’s book Fortunately the Milk, you’re going to flip your lid.
Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World director Edgar Wright is teaming up with superstar Johnny Depp for the adaptation of the children’s book that is perfectly described as “a story of time travel and breakfast cereal.” And the writer on board the project only sweetens the deal. Read More »
Posted on Friday, October 23rd, 2015 by Angie Han
Yesterday brought us our first glimpse at official Harry Potter and the Cursed Child artwork, and today we finally have full details on the upcoming play. Put simply, it’s “the eighth story, nineteen years later” — it picks up with Harry well into adulthood. Get all the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child plot details, plus ticketing info, after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 by Angie Han
Potterheads have been clamoring for more details on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the two-part play coming to London’s West End next year. But J.K. Rowling didn’t get where she was by giving up secrets so readily. She’s playing the long, slow game, and today she’s got fans talking again with the reveal of the first official Harry Potter and the Cursed Child artwork. See it after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 by Angie Han
Since things worked out so well for Vincent D’Onofrio the last time he tried to rule a city, he’ll be doing it again at NBC. The Daredevil star will play the Wizard of Oz in Emerald City, a “dark and modern” reimagining of L. Frank Baum‘s books. Read all about the Vincent DOnofrio Wizard of Oz news after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Twitter can be a wretched hive of scum and villainy that feels engineered to fill you with crummy feelings and ruin your day… but it can also be a miraculous forum on which to witness incredible people engage in incredible conversations about incredible things. Or at least super-nerdy things. Or at least hilarious mean things. Based purely on the strength of a lengthy exchange between filmmakers Rian Johnson and Duncan Jones, Twitter has earned the right to exist for another few weeks or so.
What happens when the director of Star Wars Episode VIII challenges the director of Warcraft to a Twitter duel over the value of their respective film series? You can see for yourself below.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 by Angie Han
A new Mary Poppins is coming from Disney, that much we know. But exactly what kind of a new Mary Poppins are we talking? Is it a remake? A sequel? A reimagining from a different perspective? One of those weird reboot-quel hybrids that spends the running time of an entire feature film explaining that technically, this reboot is actually a sequel? (Yes, Terminator: Genisys, X-Men: Days of Future Past, I’m talking about you.)
Based on director Rob Marshall‘s comments, the answer appears to be “none of the above.” It’s definitely not a remake, but it’s not quite a sequel; either, instead, it’s what he calls an “extension.” Read his Mary Poppins remake comments after the jump. Read More »
It doesn’t sound like any number of clapping hands will save Joe Wright‘s latest adaptation of Pan from being a huge failure for Warner Bros. Pictures, after a dismal performance at the box office this past weekend.
The adaptation of J.M. Barrie‘s classic fairy tale cost about $150 million to make, and that’s not including the hefty marketing costs. However, when Pan hit theaters this weekend, it opened at #3 with just over $15 million in the United States and only around $25 million from 54 international markets. It’s safe to say the Pan box office is a disaster. So what does this mean for the studio? Read More »