The Losers’ Club is heading back to Derry, Maine to face off against Pennywise the Clown (aka, IT) once again – this time, as adults. But can James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, and Andy Bean recapture the lightning-in-a-bottle chemistry of the younger cast from 2017’s mega-successful It? (Is such a thing even possible?) Is this sequel scarier than the original? And does the film earn its nearly three-hour run time?
The social media embargo has lifted, so you know what that means: time to round up some reactions into an It Chapter 2 early buzz article. Here’s what the critics are saying about director Andy Muschietti‘s newest horror film. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 by Jacob Hall
Update: If you’re wondering what’s going on with Morpheus in this story, a new report indicates that we could see a younger version of that character pop up in this film. Our original report continues, and you can read the Morpheus-related update embedded within.
The Matrix turned 20 years old this year and here’s one way to celebrate: Warner Bros. has announced that The Matrix 4 is officially in the works. After years of rumors and tales of reboots and a revolving door of talented folks all taking a crack at this iconic and mind-bending universe, the new film will return to where it all began. Keanu Reeves will return as Neo, Carrie-Anne Moss will return as Trinity, and Lana Wachowski, who co-wrote and co-directed the original trilogy with her sister Lilly, will co-write, produce, and direct. Whoa, indeed.
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Over the past two years, something has become undeniably clear: director Zack Snyder‘s “Snyder Cut” of Justice League actually does exist. It’s not a finished version of the movie that could have been released in theaters, and whether the DC fans who have been loudly clamoring for it will ever get to see it themselves remains an open question. But a Snyder version of the movie does exist, and Aquaman star Jason Momoa is the latest to see it – and to give it a one-word review.
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James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad cast has been infiltrated by the borg – actor Flula Borg, that is.
The German writer/producer/actor, who has credits on Silicon Valley, Pitch Perfect 2, and dozens of other projects, is the latest to hop aboard Gunn’s superhero film, joining a couple other new additions and several returning players from director David Ayer’s 2016 movie. Here’s what we know about his character so far. Read More »
The forthcoming DC Comics movie Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) has been done shooting for a while, but after working its way through post-production, a round of additional photography is commencing shortly. But when director Cathy Yan gets back to work on the movie starring Margot Robbie as Suicide Squad member Harley Quinn, she’ll have some help crafting new action scenes.
John Wick director Chad Stahelski is bring brought in to help design and shoot some new action scenes as part of the second unit. While it might seem unusual for such a high profile filmmaker to be brought in to oversee action scenes for the second unit, it’s common for action sequences to be completed away from principal photography. And in this case, it just so happens that his stunt company 87 Eleven has been involved with the film since production began. Find out more below. Read More »
As we wait for Amazon to take us back to Middle-earth with a new sprawling, epic Lord of the Rings series (which may have a staggering 20 episodes in its first season), let’s look back at Peter Jackson’s film trilogy with a new set of prints from artist Andy Fairhurst. In his trademark style, the prints pay tribute to scenes from Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring featuring Arwen (Liv Tyler), Gandalf the Grey (Ian McKellen), and Boromir (Sean Bean) in heroic stances. See all of the new Andy Fairhust Lord of the Rings prints and find out when you can get them below. Read More »
Two years after director Andy Muschietti‘s Stephen King adaptation It became a global sensation, it’s almost time to return to the fictional town of Derry, Maine and watch the Losers Club face off against Pennywise once again in It: Chapter Two.
Back in 2017, Warner Bros. pulled out all the stops to recreate the movie’s spooky Neibolt House in Hollywood at the corner of Hollywood and Vine, and now, to celebrate the new sequel, they’ve recreated a creepy carnival at that same location. Here’s what the It Experience is like this time around. Read More »
There’s always been a caution about working with kids in show business, mostly because some of them can be difficult to work with due to their penchant for simply being kids. But there’s another challenge that comes with utilizing kids who are on the cusp of hitting puberty, especially if you have a franchise of films, and that’s growing up. In the case of It Chapter 2, director Andy Muschietti confirmed that the Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema reserved money in the sequel’s budget to to ensure the kids looked exactly as young as they did in the first movie. Read More »
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The posters for Warner Bros.’ upcoming It: Chapter Two have been a little spotty so far – some good, some not-so-good – but director Andy Muschietti did such a great job with It back in 2017 that nothing could keep us from returning to Derry, Maine and seeing the Losers Club reunite to try to take down Pennywise the Dancing Clown once and for all.
We were already pumped to head back to the world Stephen King created in his 1986 novel, but this batch of It: Chapter Two fan posters, all winners of an official Warner Bros. contest, have gotten us even more excited to step back into that creepy universe. Read More »
Over the weekend, Warner Bros. Pictures made some adjustments to their release calendar for the next couple of years. First up, the studio decided to move Denis Villeneuve‘s adaptation of the classic sci-fi novel Dune out of the busy weekend before Thanksgiving. And then they added to the fall of 2021 by setting a date for the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic from Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann. Find out when you can catch both of these movies below. Read More »