Netflix has become a new hub for sci-fi thrillers, and it looks like its latest film is one to watch out for. Tau is a brutal, horror-tinged thriller starring Gary Oldman as an AI house that terrorizes its inhabitants in a horrifying game of cat and mouse. And while the Oscar winner doesn’t appear on screen himself, his voice is chilling enough.
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Production has finally begun on Disney’s Maleficent 2, the long-awaited sequel to the Sleeping Beauty remake starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. With this production start news comes confirmation that Michelle Pfeiffer has officially joined the cast, along with other new casting announcements.
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Ed Skrein may be the next actor to face off against Angelina Jolie‘s fallen fairy in the Maleficent sequel. The Deadpool actor is in final talks to play the Maleficent 2 villain in the film helmed by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales director Joachim Ronning.
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In a possibly unprecedented win against whitewashing, Ed Skrein has stepped down from playing Major Ben Daimio in the Neil Marshall-helmed reboot of Hellboy.
The Japanese-American character had become a source of controversy when Skrein, a white British actor, was cast in the role last week. Criticisms of whitewashing mounted against the casting until finally Skrein announced on Monday that he has decided to leave the project.
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Posted on Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 by Angie Han
Although X-Men: Apocalypse and Deadpool may belong to the same universe, they couldn’t look more different. The former promises tons of doom and gloom (as befits a movie about the lower-case-A apocalypse being waged by a capital-A Apocalypse), whereas the latter takes a much more irreverent, NSFW approach. But they do have one other thing in common: both have revealed new looks today, in advances of their releases next year. See new Deadpool photos and some intriguing X-Men concept art after the jump. Read More »
For the days leading up to Christmas, Deadpool has blessed us with the gift of comedy videos in anticipation of his new trailer. And now that Christmas day is here, 20th Century Fox says its time to open our presents:
“Are you in need of holiday cheer? Rejoice! For Deadpool’s all new Christmas trailer is here! It’s Christmas Day, when Deadpool decorates with trailers Red & Green. One that’s “nice” and one that’s “naughty” (the way it’s meant to be seen).”
The Deadpool Christmas trailers play with the idea of a superhero movie, and do a good job of selling this story as something different. We get an extended look at Colossus and a better look at the violent stylized action. Hit the jump now to watch both the new NSFW red band and SFW green band trailers for Deadpool.
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Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2015 by Angie Han
What’s Hugh Jackman teasing for the next Wolverine movie? Is Spider-Man in Germany for Civil War? Want a peek at the Suicide Squad script? How does Chris Evans explain the Cap / Bucky relationship? What makes Deadpool unique, according to Ed Skrein? Which previously unmentioned supervillain will show up in X-Men: Apocalypse? Is there new evidence for that Joker / Robin fan theory? What big change is coming to Arrow‘s Starling City? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
After 20th Century Fox debuted our first look at Deadpool with a fantastically hilarious and bloody teaser trailer at Comic-Con, some fans who weren’t at the convention may have seen the footage online as it has been leaked by some dastardly fan.
It’s hard to get mad about the leak since star Ryan Reynolds addressed the main reason this film was finally getting made when he took the stage in Hall H, “One year ago today, some fucking asshole leaked that footage, and because of that we’re here today.”
But anyway, if you’re wondering when you can get an official glimpse at Deadpool footage, Reynolds has revealed that fans will get some kind of treat in about three weeks. Find out more about when you can see Deadpool footage below! Read More »
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Posted on Saturday, July 11th, 2015 by Angie Han
For years comic book lovers have been clamoring for a Deadpool movie, and earlier this movie it finally started shooting. Today, fans at Comic-Con got a first look at actual footage from the R-rated superhero pic, which stars Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth.
Reynolds also took the Hall H stage to talk about the movie, along with his co-stars Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Ed Skrein, and Gina Carano and director Tim Miller. They revealed new information about the movie, including character details. After the jump, read our Deadpool footage recap and reaction, plus highlights from the panel. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, July 9th, 2015 by Angie Han
Most of the marketing for Deadpool so far has focused on, well, Deadpool. He is the title character, after all. But this film’s also got a solid supporting cast, and now it’s finally time for us to meet some of them.
A new batch of Deadpool photos show off Weasel (TJ Miller), Angel Dust (Gina Carano), Copycat (Morena Baccarin), and Ajax (Ed Skrein) — along with new looks at Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand), of course. See the new Deadpool photos after the jump. Read More »