Chupacabra movie

Jonas Cuárón, who co-wrote the award-winning Gravity with his father Alfonso Cuárón, has been tapped to direct an untitled Netflix feature film about the chupacabra, a legendary creature in Latin and South America folklore that is known for drinking the blood of livestock, especially goats (the word “chupacabra” literally means “goat-sucker”). Chris Columbus will be producing what appears to be a family film about the paranormal creature.

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harry potter on peacock

The Harry Potter movies are an extremely important film franchise for Warner Bros. However, just a few months after the launch of HBO Max, Warner’s new streaming service, all eight original Potter movies are leaving the service and shuffling over to a service run by one of WB’s biggest rivals: NBCUniversal.

While all eight films will be disappearing from HBO Max later this month, you’ll be able to watch Harry Potter on Peacock starting in October – and you won’t have to pay anything (other than your time) to see them.
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Sorcerers tv series

AMC is making a TV series about a hip hop-inspired sorcerer based on the fantasy novella Sorcerers. Written by Maurice Broaddus and Otis Whitaker, with illustrations by internationally renowned artist Jim MahfoodSorcerers is described as a psychedelic urban fantasy novella about a man from Harlem who “comes into his own as a hip hop-inspired sorcerer.”

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the secret garden review

I’ve always viewed The Secret Garden as a sort of “Gothic romance for beginners,” with a dose of that childish whimsy that made Frances Hodgson Burnett‘s 1911 classic such a fixture on our childhood bookshelves or our televisions in the form of the various film and made-for-TV adaptations over the years. Hear me out: a willful protagonist who comes to live at a cavernous, dilapidated manor in the moors, its residents haunted by the ghosts of their past. But of course, instead of a crazed wife in the attic or an actual ghost (though she does find a sickly cousin hidden away), she discovers the healing properties of a secret garden. But the haunting setting for The Secret Garden has been largely glossed over in adaptations in favor of the pastoral paradise of the garden and the wholesome return to simpler times that it represents (though the recent 1993 adaptation is an exception, its darker Gothic tones not lost in the process). As such, The Secret Garden has earned a reputation as another stuffy period piece, except for kids.

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the witcher blood origin

Toss a coin to the very first Witcher, who will be the star of the forthcoming prequel series The Witcher: Blood Origin. Netflix announced the six-part live-action The Witcher spin-off series, which will further expand the grim and violent world of its hit fantasy series alongside the upcoming anime film.

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Tales of Arcadia: Wizards Trailer

If you’re not a kid or don’t have kids, you might not be familiar with Guillermo del Toro‘s Tales of Arcadia fantasy world that DreamWorks Animation has been bringing to life at Netflix. So far, the world has been comprised of three seasons of Trollhunters and two seasons of 3Below. Now the Tales of Arcadia are coming to an end with a new series to complete a sort of trilogy.

Tales of Arcadia: Wizards follows wizard-in-training Douxie (Colin O’Donoghue) and the heroes of Arcadia as they embark on a time-bending adventure to medieval Camelot that leads to an apocalyptic battle for the control of magic that will determine the fate of these supernatural worlds that have now converged. You can watch the first Tales of Arcadia: Wizards trailer for the new series below. Read More »

his dark materials season 2

His Dark Materials is back and it’s not being subtle. All bets are off with the second season of the HBO/BBC fantasy series, which adapts the second book, The Subtle Knife, in the acclaimed trilogy by Philip Pullman and is set to take its audience onto a whirlwind adventure through multiple worlds. And feelings about a Fleabag reunion.

The virtual Comic-Con at Home panel for His Dark Materials brought together cast members Dafne KeenRuth WilsonAriyon BakareAmir Wilson, and Lin-Manuel Miranda with executive producers Jane Tranter and Jack Thorne and the show’s newest cast member Andrew Scott, who revealed a surprise Fleabag reunion in season 2 of His Dark Materials.

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the sandman netflix series

When The Sandman was initially published in 1989, Neil Gaiman‘s horror-fantasy comic series was praised as a groundbreaking piece of art, aided by the surreal and often unnerving illustrations by Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg, Jill Thompson, Shawn McManus, Marc Hempel, and Michael Zulli. The story of the anthropomorphic personification of Dream as he returns to his realm after a decades-long imprisonment was striking in its blending of reality and fantasy — and a fair few DC characters, beloved and otherwise — set against the gritty contemporary backdrop of the ’90s. But what would The Sandman look like if it were updated to the 2020s? That’s what Netflix’s The Sandman adaptation will find out, according to Gaiman, who revealed that the 11-episode series will update the story’s late ’80s and early ’90s setting.

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The Green Knight roleplaying game

When exactly will audiences have the chance to see The Green Knight, director David Lowery‘s (Pete’s Dragon, A Ghost Story) cinematic reimagining of the Arthurian legend? The movie was removed from the release calendar at the end of April, and a week later, Lowery himself was saying that “no one knows” when it will see the light of day. But a press release from distributor A24 promoting a new The Green Knight roleplaying game (we’ll get to that in a second) seems to hint that the indie distributor is still holding out hope for a theatrical release. Get the details on that and the new game below. Read More »

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Monster Hunter Movie Release Date

While most movies originally slated for theatrical release over the next couple months have already shifted their release dates, the adaptation of the best-selling Capcom video game Monster Hunter starring Milla Jovovich was still set for release in September. But Sony Pictures and Screen Gems finally realized that probably wasn’t going to happen, and they’ve now shifted the movie from director Paul W.S. Anderson back into the spring of 2021. Read More »