Josh Trank Latest To Receive Star Wars Spinoff Call

by Alex Beanon June 4, 2014
With Gareth Edwards [“Godzilla”] already getting his directing gig for the as-yet-unnamed upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff feature film, Disney announced that Josh Trank [“Chronicle”] has now been rewarded with the directorship of yet another “Star Wars” spinoff film. Neither spin-off film have official plot lines yet but one or both are rumored to be about […]

Metal Gear Solid Moves One Step Closer To Becoming Solid Movie

by Alex Beanon June 4, 2014
Another video game adaptation veering toward feature filmdom is “Metal Gear Solid” with the announcement by Sony Pictures of Jordan Vogt-Roberts [“The Kings of Summer”] as the director. The live-action movie will be based on the video game of the same name that follows around soldier Solid Snake as he tries to deal with terrorists […]


The Doctor Will See You Now

by Alex Beanon June 4, 2014
There they were, Beverly and Eugene Strange, innocently vacationing in Philadelphia in 1930 and minding their own business when suddenly, they find themselves bringing forth the birth of one Stephen Strange – aka Doctor Strange – and now the Doctor will have his own feature film directed by Scott Derrickson, who also directed “Sinister” and […]

Review: “Power Rangers Super Samurai Volume 2 (UK Edition)”: Best Laid Plans

by Grant Whiteon June 4, 2014
Last time on Super Samurai, the rangers unlocked the powerful Black Box upgrade and gained a new enemy in the form of Serrator, a devious Nighlok lieutenant. Much of this second volume and its seven episodes is focused on Serrator’s machinations as it starts to become obvious his goal has been carefully planned in advance. […]


Star Wars VII Unveils Creature Pic And Gets Two More Cast Members

by Alex Beanon June 2, 2014
A picture of one of the new creatures for the upcoming “Star Wars VII” has been unveiled on set in Abu Dhabi [courtesy of TMZ] and director J.J. Abrams has added two more cast members to “Star Wars VII” – Lupita Nyong’o [“12 Years A Slave”] and Gwendoline Christie [“Game of Thrones”] – and although […]

Brolin Gets Thanos Nod

by Alex Beanon May 30, 2014
Josh Brolin has been named as the actor who will play Thanos of Titan in the next Avengers film “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Brolin has already made a voiced “appearance” as Thanos in the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” film. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is currently scheduled to release on May 1, 2015.


Japanese Soccer Stars Recreate Flash Kicker’s Twin Goal

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
You know World Cup is getting tantalizingly closer when two members of Japan’s World Cup team – Takahiro Ogihara and Hotaru Yamaguchi – have time to work on their creativity by recreating the iconic “twin shot” performed by Flash Kicker [Captain Tsubasa] from the popular manga animation series, comic book and video game…

“South Park” Producer Anne Garefino to Receive AFI’s Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that South Park producer Anne Garefino will receive the AFI’s Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal, which recognizes “the extraordinary creative talents of a graduate of the AFI Conservatory or AFI Directing Workshop for Women who symbolizes the legacy of Franklin Schaffner.” Garefino was a graduate of the AFI class of 1998 […]


Charlie Cox Is Daredevil

by Alex Beanon May 28, 2014
Charlie Cox [“Boardwalk Empire”] has been selected to be The Daredevil, one of Marvel’s comic book superheroes, for a 13-episode series on Netflix. Cox will play Matthew Murdock – aka Daredevil – a blind attorney-at-law who becomes the crimefighting superhero. “Daredevil” is slotted to begin its first season in early 2015.

World Of Warcraft Movie In The Can

by Alex Beanon May 26, 2014
After 123 days, the film version of popular video game “World of Warcraft” has finished filming and heads to the long, arduous post-production process before its release next spring. The film plot is still somewhat of a mystery – though likely having to do with an origins story of the Orcs vs. humans feud – […]