Nicolas Cage Superman costume test

Superman Lives, the ’90s effort that saw Tim Burton working on a Superman movie starring Nicolas Cage and originally scripted by Kevin Smith, is one of those “could have been” projects that continues to haunt fans. It haunted Jon Schnepp to such a degree that he made a documentary about it. The film, The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?, is now complete and available for pre-order online. The movie is also doing some roadshow engagements, with a planned appearance at Comic Con.

Now you can check out a clip from the film, and it’s a big deal for those who’ve seen costume pics from the film over the years. This clip features a Nicolas Cage Superman costume test, and also reveals the degree to which one of the other now-famous designs from the film would have been used in the final movie. (Hint: barely.) Check out the great clip below. Read More »

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Batman v Superman toys (header)

Has Warner Bros. revealed their new Batman v Superman toys? Want to see the first Agent Carter Season 2 poster? What does Stan Lee think of Tom Holland as Spider-Man? Who just arrived on the set of X-Men: Apocalypse? Does Kevin Feige want more Marvel One-Shots? Which superhero movies have just been confirmed for Comic-Con? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

Terminator 2 T-1000 special effects

Today brings Terminator: Genisys to theaters, mashing up all sorts of elements from the previous films in the franchise into one big, convoluted mess of a time travel sci-fi adventure. (Though our own Peter Sciretta didn’t hate it.) But at the very least, the film does get people talking about what I think is the best film in the series, Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

While the newest film brings the liquid metal T-1000 model back into the fray, albeit in the form of Byung-hun Lee instead of Robert Patrick, this time the liquid effects of the regenerating Terminator are done digitally. But back in 1990, even though the film was a pioneer in digital effects, many gags had to be done practically by Stan Winston Studios. And we have a fantastic look back at how the Terminator 2 T-1000 special effects were created. Watch below! Read More »

Sound of Inside Out

While there’s plenty of sound design, editing and recording that has to be done for live-action movies, the job seems a little more difficult when it comes to feature-length animated films. Every single sound you hear has to be manufactured for the film. And that job gets exponentially harder when you have to give sound to a location you’ve thought about, but have never been to, like the inside of an 11-year old girl’s mind.

That’s the challenge that faced director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera and supervising sound editor Shannon Mills from Skywalker Sound with Pixar’s latest film Inside Out. And now SoundWorks Collection dives into how the sounds of the movie were created, and as you would expect, it’s very fascinating. Learn about the sound of Inside Out after the jump! Read More »

Creed trailer

Creed marks a new chapter in the long Rocky storyline, and the film is both a sequel and, in a way, a reboot. Rocky is still around, still played by Sylvester Stallone. But this time, he’s in the corner as a trainer for a young fighter, and that fighter is the son of his old foe Apollo Creed. Michael B. Jordan plays Adonis Creed, a promising slugger who will also be the true star of the new film.

Update: Just after we ran a brief bit of footage from the film, the first Creed trailer arrived. You can check it out below. Read More »

Ant-Man Paul Rudd

We’re used to Marvel men going big: they armor up, Hulk out, get super soldier-ized. So what happens when one goes really, really small? In a new clip from Ant-Man, Marvel’s newest superhero finds out. Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) takes the Ant-Man suit for a test run in his bathtub, with potentially disastrous results. Watch the Ant-Man clip after the jump. Read More »

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Days of Future Past Rogue scene

Fans who really wanted to see more of Anna Paquin‘s Rogue in X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Fox bean-counters who are always happy to see a film earn extra revenue will all be happy in a couple weeks when the Rogue Hit hits blu-ray. This new cut of the film will feature a whole Rogue subplot that was trimmed from the final release, in addition to a few other new bits.

You can see a new Days of Future Past Rogue scene right now, however, via a clip from the Rogue Cut. Check it out below. Read More »

Psylocke

Olivia Munn is getting into fighting shape. The actress shared a video of herself practicing her katana moves for X-Men: Apocalypse, in which she’ll play Betsy Braddock a.k.a. Psylocke. See the X-Men Apocalypse Olivia Munn sword video after the jump. Read More »

Terminator Genisys set visit

After the jump:

  • The Chronicles of Narnia 4 script is finally complete
  • Todd Solondz reveals his Dollhouse semi-sequel cast
  • Ewan McGregor wants to do a Trainspotting sequel
  • Vin Diesel wants Helen Mirren for Fast & Furious 8
  • Here’s why Will Smith opted out of Independence Day 2
  • The Jurassic Park theme shoots to the top of the charts
  • Jurassic World ties yet another box office record
  • Sylvester Stallone shares another image from Creed
  • A new Ted 2 poster pays homage to Flash Gordon
  • Ethan Hunt assembles his crew in a new M:I5 poster
  • Arnie is taking the Terminator series one film at a time
  • Things go boom in Terminator: Genisys B-roll footage
  • And let’s finish off with more Terminator clips and spots

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