Along with the the next 007 movie No Time to Die, the Paramount Pictures sci-fi horror sequel A Quiet Place II was among the first blockbusters to have their release date shifted when the coronavirus pandemic rapidly grew in the United States in March 2020. After initially being pushed to September 2020, Paramount set the movie for spring again in April 2021. But now that No Time to Die and a bunch of other spring/summer blockbusters have been delayed to later this year, A Quiet Place Part II is joining them. Read More »
For the past few years, Paramount Pictures has been selling off projects left and right as the studio struggles to compete with rivals like Disney and Warner Bros. But it’s clear Paramount isn’t willing to roll over and die just yet. Someone there thinks they have a hit on their hands, and like a scene from a movie, they’re hoping an old hero will soon fly in to save the day.
A new report says that streamers like Apple and Netflix recently tried to buy the long-in-the-works Tom Cruise sequel Top Gun: Maverick from the studio, but Paramount held its ground and refused to sell.
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It’s nothing short of a miracle that a revival of The Karate Kid franchise somehow ended up being more significant than a Funny or Die sketch. What’s even more impressive is that not only did Cobra Kai survive as one of YouTube Premium’s original programs, but it’s actually pretty damn good.
As the Cobra Kai Honest Trailer respectfully points out, instead of being a cheap nostalgia trip, this is a series that captures the spirit of the original Karate Kid franchise while also turning 1980s archetypes into full fledged characters with layers of complexity. Plus, it surprisingly delivers compelling story turns that keep things interesting, even if it’s all still a little melodramatic. Read More »
It’s déjà vu all over again. No Time to Die was one of the first blockbusters to be pushed back in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many thought the situation would be better by now, including MGM, who initially pushed the movie back to November 2020, only to delay it again to April 2021. Now the James Bond sequel has been given a fall release date again as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the United States and many parts of the world. Read More »
The Mandalorian transformed the Child, better known to everyone around the world as Baby Yoda, into merchandise giant. The little guy was turned into everything from plushes to action figures to hoodies, and even a Chia Pet. But now that he’s been officially named Grogu, the shine has worn off, and fans need the next cool thing to adorn their shelves. That’s where Moff Gideon’s Dark Troopers come into play, and Hot Toys is releasing an intimidating 1/6 scale action figure of the formidable droid troopers. See the Hot Toys Dark Trooper figure below. Read More »
Chris Rock is best known for being one of the best comedians in the business, but he’ll soon expand his career in a surprising way by starring in the serial killer thriller Spiral: From the Book of Saw, a quasi-reboot of the popular Saw franchise.
Originally intended for release in May of 2020, Spiral: From the Book of Saw is now slated to arrive in May this year due to the coronavirus pandemic delaying a bunch of big Hollywood movies. As we wait to see if the movie’s 2021 release date will remain in place, a new photo and details about the movie have arrived, including talk of a vibe that emulates David Fincher’s masterful Seven. Read More »
Godzilla and King Kong are ready to rumble in the first Godzilla vs. Kong poster. The stylish, ominous poster arrives ahead of the film’s first trailer, which is set to drop on Sunday, January 24. The Adam Wingard-directed flick is the latest in Legendary’s MonsterVerse, which kicked-off with Godzilla, continued with Kong: Skull Island, and recently unleashed Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Check out the Godzilla vs. Kong poster below.
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Thanos may have been snapped to dust at the end of Avengers: Endgame, but he’s the only villain who ever really got the best of The Avengers, at least for five years. That means the villain who harnessed the power of all the Infinity Stones is worthy of a life-size bust from Queen Studios, complete with one of his massive arms wielding the Infinity Gauntlet that he used to get rid of the universe. Get an up close look at this impressive life-size Thanos bust below. Read More »
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Michael Myers is stepping out in the latest Halloween Kills image. The iconic, immortal slasher, known to his friends and family as The Shape, returns in the upcoming sequel to 2018’s Halloween. Jamie Lee Curtis is back again as Laurie Strode, and the sequel will be picking up immediately after the previous film’s conclusion. This image underlines that, showing Michael emerging from the burning house Laurie and her daughter and granddaughter left him in right before the end credits rolled.
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Jurassic World: Dominion will mark the end of the new trilogy that picked up where the Jurassic Park series left off. Director Colin Trevorrow and his writing and producing partner Derek Connolly envisioned an entire trilogy arc when they embarked on the first Jurassic World, and they’ll see it through to the end in 2022. However, Jurassic World: Dominion won’t just mark the end of the Jurassic World trilogy, but it will also act as celebration of the entire Jurassic Park franchise. Read More »