Keanu Reeves Constantine

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Keanu Reeves is down for more Constantine movies, and I support this idea.
  • James Cameron goes bowling (to kick-off more Avatar sequel filming).
  • Napoleon Dynamite is getting a sequel…in comic book form.
  • The new Ghostbusters sequel will use (some) practical effects.
  • Thank god, they’re making another Minions movie.

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avatar sequels cast

Jemaine Clement is the latest in a long string of actors who have been announced to join the Avatar sequels. But the New Zealand-born actor is seemingly the first all-out comedian to join the sprawling cast, suggesting the multiple sequels to James Cameron‘s 2009 sci-fi mega-hit could be gaining a sense of humor. But that’s down to what kind of character Clement is playing.

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Spider-Man Homecoming Video Essay

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a new video essay from Lessons from the Screenplay explores a pivotal scene from Spider-Man: Homecoming where the big villain twist is revealed and the car ride that follows. Plus, James Cameron looks back at some of the most memorable scenes from his movies, and a retrospective video takes a closer look at X-Men: The Animated Series. Read More »

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Michelle Yeoh is heading to Pandora.

The legendary actress, who recently earned critical acclaim for her roles in Star Trek: Discovery and last year’s Crazy Rich Asians, is the latest person to join the sprawling cast of James Cameron‘s mega-budget science fiction sequels to the highest-grossing movie in the world. Find out who she’ll play below.
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vin diesel avatar

It looks like Vin Diesel just blue himself. Maybe. The Fast and Furious actor may have jumped the gun by showing himself on the set of the Avatar sequels with director James Cameron, where the pair of them coyly suggested that Diesel may be joining the cast of the highly anticipated sci-fi films. Or perhaps Diesel is just showing off that he’s on the Avatar set. Let’s dig in to this and figure it out.

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john wick chapter 3 photos

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Ben Affleck still wants to make an Accountant sequel.
  • Ridley Scott might still be making an Alien: Covenant follow-up.
  • See a new pic from Jumanji 3.
  • Cinematographer Dan Laustsen talks John Wick: Chapter 3.
  • Game of Thrones actor has joined the cast of the Avatar sequels.
  • Theresa Randle is back for Bad Boys 3.

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dean deblois and how to train your draon
A couple of weeks back, I was able to visit the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale California, an oasis hidden amongst the Los Angeles concrete. There, I had a chance to visit Dean DeBlois‘ new office and talk to the filmmaker about How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. As you may know, DeBlois wrote and directed the modern Disney Animation classic Lilo & Stitch with Chris Sanders, before moving to DreamWorks to direct all three installments of the now completed How to Train Your Dragon trilogy.

In our interview, we talk about the evolution of the story from the beginning of the trilogy to the conclusion, comparisons to Star Wars, the trouble with sequels, an animation franchise where the characters physically grow and age, the original idea for the second movie that was abandoned, how he feels about making audiences cry, what it was like to work with Guillermo Del Toro and Drew Struzan, his hopes to make a live-action film next, a possible Dragons theme park ride, and the challenge of making a mythical based franchise in the age of Avatar.

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Avatar Cast Chris Evans Channing tatum

Avatar stars the somewhat bland Sam Worthington as Jake Sully. But at one point, the role almost went to one of two far more charismatic actors. According to Mr. Avatar himself, James Cameron, both Chris Evans and Channing Tatum came very close to landing the lead role, but Worthington ultimately won the filmmaker over. The rest is history.

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ghostbusters 3 teaser

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Kung Fu Hustle 2 is currently being developed.
  • Some updates on the mysterious Ghostbusters 3.
  • There’s still a chance we’ll see a “U.S.S. Callister” follow-up, but it won’t be in Black Mirror season 5.
  • Brad Bird and Patton Oswalt make a disgusting joke about the fictional Ratatouille 2.
  • Jason Blum wants 10 more Halloween sequels.
  • Avatar franchise producer Jon Landau isn’t worried about that long gap between Avatar and Avatar 2.
  • James Cameron has plans for Alita sequels, but don’t get your hopes up.
  • Just what is going on with that Pirates of the Caribbean reboot?

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Since Alita: Battle Angel is hitting theaters next week, producer Jon Landau has been making the publicity rounds to discuss the film he produced alongside longtime collaborator James Cameron. That means questions about the forthcoming barrage of Avatar sequels slated for release starting in 2020 were inevitable, and Landau talked to us about why the path to get these Avatar sequels off the ground was so long. The producer also spoke about how the sequels will give fans more of what they really want out of this sci-fi universe. Read More »