While many would argue that modern science fiction fandom was born thanks to television, live-action Star Wars storytelling has existed solely as a big screen endeavor. Until now.
The Mandalorian arrives this Fall on the new Disney+ streaming service and it will be the first live-action Star Wars story to debut outside of a movie theater. The first footage from the series was shown at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, where /Film got a first glimpse at it. Read The Mandalorian footage description below.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 by Ben Pearson
Gina Carano is heading to a galaxy far, far away. The former mixed martial arts fighter broke out in Hollywood when she starred in Steven Soderbergh’s spy movie Haywire, and now she’s the latest actor to join the cast of Disney+’s upcoming Star Wars series The Mandalorian. Read More »
Tell me if you’ve heard this one before. A grizzled badass without a lot to say wanders the wasteland of the post-apocalypse, dispensing justice against armies of bandits and slowly learning to care again after encountering someone who melts their icy heart. That’s the premise of many movies and it is also the premise of Scorched Earth, an upcoming sci-fi action movie that looks like it crawled out of a mid-’90s VHS bargain bin.
But there’s nothing wrong with trash when it’s delicious, committed, interesting trash! So as you prepare to watch the Scorched Earth trailer, ask yourself one question: is this trash worthy of your time?
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Posted on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 by Fred Topel
Jean-Claude Van Damme’s franchises had a rough go back in the day. Both Bloodsport and Kickboxer continued with straight-to-video sequels that not only did not star Van Damme, but featured completely new characters. Yet reigniting Universal Soldier decades later on video signaled a return to form for Van Damme and delivered that franchise’s two best entries. So rebooting Kickboxer, primarily for VOD and limited theatrical release, is a smart proposition. It elevates the franchise from it’s Van Damme-less phase and exemplifies the kind of fighting that today’s martial artists can do. Read More »
It’s been over a year since we heard about the return of the Kickboxer franchise that would bring back Jean-Cladue Van Damme as the mentor to a new fighter who heads to Thailand to avenge the death of his brother. But now we have word that RLJ Entertainment has picked up Kickboxer: Vengeance for release in theaters and on VOD sometime later this year. Along with the news comes the first teaser trailer for the movie, which looks Van Damme’s own attempt at making the Kickboxer version of Creed, but more than likely not as good. 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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If you’re in the market for an action thriller, but you don’t really care if the story is formulaic, the performances are terrible, and it looks like everybody phoned it in, then we have good news.
The first trailer for the new movie Extraction has arrived, and while you’re normally used to seeing Bruce Willis save the day, this time he’s the one who needs saving. Kellan Lutz plays his son, who is both deadly and a government analyst, and must try to save his father, and by association millions of people threatened by a terrorist plot. It’s just as bland as it sounds. Read More »
Another Stephen Soderbergh film may make its way to the small-screen. The 2011 action movie Haywire was a very modest box-office hit, and proved that MMA fighter Gina Carano has real screen presence, given the right circumstances, of course. Will she return to play Mallory Kane in the television series? Little is known about the project at this point, but it’s an exciting prospect, to say the least. Read more about the potential Haywire show after the jump.
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We’re in a moment in time where over 30 heist films are in development. And the only one of those thirty movies with the title Heist just got an official trailer. Previously known as Bus 657, the action/thriller stars Robert De Niro as a feared gangster who goes on a hunt for Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Watchmen) and Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), two men who attempted to rob his casino. Hit the jump to watch the Heist trailer and see a new poster for the film.
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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 »