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This past summer Spectral was scheduled to open in theaters. If the movie wasn’t on your radar, that’s understandable. We’ve seen few promotional materials and the film never actually made it to theaters.

The sci-fi action movie pits James Badge Dale (13 Hours, pictured above) and Emily Mortimer (Shutter Island) against supernatural forces. Nic Mathieu‘s 3D film has been described as Black Hawk Dawn with supernatural forces — an enticing mashup that Netflix, not Universal, will release next month.

Below, learn the Spectral release details.

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It was only a couple weeks ago that a trailer for fan-made Robotech movie cropped up online. At the time, we mentioned that Warner Bros. had been developing a live-action adaptation of Robotech for a while, but things had been quiet on that front for many months.

While it may seem that interest in the fan film that spurred WB back to action with an adaptation of the fan-favorite anime series, in fact the studio has been chugging along with the property for a while, and trying to hire a director since last fall. And now commercial director Nic Mathieu is now in talks to make the film. Read More »

If the current wave of prequels, sequels, threequels, remakes, reboots, and retellings is wearing you down, the good news is that Paramount and Warner Bros. have just put a couple of original sci-fi projects on our horizon. Paramount is teaming up with J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot for an untitled thriller from “rising scribes” Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken, while Warner Bros. has hired commercials director Nic Mathieu to make his feature film debut on The Wind, from Mission: Impossible writer David Koepp.

So far, so promising. But there is one catch: We have little idea what either of them are about, because the plotlines are being kept under tight wraps. Read about what we do know after the jump.

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