Free Guy, the film in which Ryan Reynolds plays an NPC living in a violent video game world, was among the many movies that Disney shuffled around on the release calendar today due to the coronavirus pandemic. The movie, which was initially supposed to arrive this July, will now hit theaters on December 11, 2020. To make that delay a little more bearable, Reynolds shared a clip from the film on his YouTube page of his character sitting inside his apartment as the outside world goes absolutely insane around him. (#RelatableAF)
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Disney announced wide, sweeping release date changes amid the industry-wide shutterings made out of abundance of caution for ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In an unprecedented move, Disney has pulled Artemis Fowl, from theaters entirely for an exclusive Disney+ debut. Artemis Fowl is the only theatrical release from Disney thus far to entirely forego theaters and go straight to streaming.
The entire Disney summer movie slate has been pushed back, with Mulan, which was originally set to hit theaters in March, set to kick the season off in late July. This has pushed back other films down the line, including Searchlight and 20th Century Studios films like The French Dispatch, Free Guy, and the untitled fifth Indiana Jones movie.
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Two more Disney-owned films are getting early digital releases. 20th Century Studios’ Jack London adaptation The Call of the Wild and Searchlight Pictures’ comedy Downhill will both be available to buy digitally in the U.S. starting tomorrow. These two films are the latest to receive early digital releases in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
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Since everyone is staying home to self-quarantine during the spread of coronavirus, video games have seen a significant increase in use as people turn to other forms of entertainment beyond streaming movies and TV at home. And if you’re a Predator fan, you’re about to have a fun weekend with a sneak preview of the upcoming multiplayer video game based on the classic film starring Arnold Schwarzegger and one ugly motherfucker.
Predator: Hunting Grounds is an upcoming shooter video game where players are either part of an elite team of soldiers trying to complete a mission or a Predator trying to hunt them down. Each side has unique weapons helping them in the battle. Two new Predator: Hunting Grounds trailers have just been released, showcasing each side of the battle that will undoubtedly make the jungle a little bloodier when all is said and done. Read More »
“Get away from her, you bitch!” That famous line from Aliens is something we might be saying a lot more if people don’t stick with the plan to continue social distancing in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus in the United States. But for now, we’ll just hope for the best and distract ourselves with a look at a new collectible inspired by the James Cameron-directed sci-fi sequel to Ridley Scott’s horror sci-fi classic Alien.
Hollywood Collectible Group has teamed with Sideshow Collectibles to release a studio scale model of the bright yellow Caterpillar P-5000 Powered Work Loader that Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) uses to take on the Xenomorph Queen in the climax of Aliens. Standing at 33-inches tall and 25-inches wide, it’s the exact same size as the model used in the movie. Check it out in full below. Read More »
James Cameron‘s Avatar sequels have been a long time coming. Since the original science-fiction epic hit theaters in 2009 and went on to become the highest-grossing film of all time, expectations were high for a follow-up — should Cameron follow it up. But the years passed, and the planet of Pandora and its inhabitants slowly faded from public consciousness, despite Cameron constantly talking about how Avatar 2 was in the works.
Then, in 2017, the ball seemed to finally get rolling — cast members were returning, technology was evolving, production was beginning. Cameron would be shooting not one, but four sequels, back-to-back. But now, after that long, hard road to production, the Avatar sequels have encountered a fearsome obstacle in the coronavirus pandemic, which has fast been shutting down major Hollywood productions. Read More »
Thanks to the spread of coronavirus, most of the major theatrical releases over the next couple weeks (and probably at least the next month) are being pushed to unknown dates sometime down the road. But when it comes to Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming remake of the classic musical West Side Story, slated for release in December, we probably don’t have to worry that movie getting delayed. That’s why 20th Century Studios has released new West Side Story remake photos, giving us our best look yet at the musical. Read More »
At the end of James Cameron‘s sci-fi blockbuster Avatar, which was released all the way back in 2009, villain Colonel Miles Quaritch was apparently killed during the assault on the Tree of Souls. That’s why we were surprised when James Cameron announced that Stephen Lang would be returning in the same role for the forthcoming Avatar sequels. Weirdly enough, there were only three sequels planned when Stephen Lang’s return, but the actor has confirmed that he’s on board for all four, and that means there’s a lot more to learn about the character that seemed rather one-dimensional in the first movie. Read More »
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It’s been a long road for The New Mutants to arrive in movie theaters. Originally intended for release back in April of 2018, the film has been delayed several times since then. Some of the earliest rumors about the film’s delay came from a reported need to do reshoots that would add a new character to the movie, while other reports indicated the reshoots were intended to make the movie scarier. But director Josh Boone has finally spoken up to clear the air, saying that no reshoots were ever completed. Read More »
Five years after he won an Oscar for his cinematography in The Revenant, Emmanuel Lubezki is set to make his long-awaited return to filmmaking. In his first gig since Terrence Malick’s 2017 film Song to Song, Luzbeki has signed on to film David O. Russell‘s star-studded new movie which features the likes of Christian Bale, Michael B. Jordan, and Margot Robbie.
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