The original animated/live action “Space Jam” starring Michael Jordan and many of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon crew was a gigantic hit – grossing more than $230 million worldwide – when it came out in 1996 and now they are finally ready for a sequel with LeBron James filling in for Jordan as the current […]
The Hollywood Reporter states that several directors have met or are slated to meet with senior Marvel Studios management to helm a planned movie based on Doctor Strange, Marvel Comics’ Master of the Mystic Arts created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Among the names mentioned was Mark Andrews from Pixar Animation Studios, who co-wrote […]
The upcoming feature film from Fox, “Fantastic Four”, based on the popular comic book series, has its cast with the announcement of Kate Mara [“House of Cards”] as the Invisible Woman, Michael B. Jordan [“Fruitvale Station”] as the Human Torch, Miles Teller [“The Spectacular Now”] as Mr. Fantastic and Jamie Bell [“The Adventures of TinTin”] […]
The cast for Fox’s upcoming Batman origins-themed television series added another name to the impressive roster with Jada Pinkett Smith [everything “Madagascar”-related] cast as villain Fish Mooney, a nightclub owner who is also a gangster boss with extra sensory perception capabilities. “Gotham” is expected to debut later in 2014.
Power Rangers is now a 20-year old franchise. Created by sourcing fight footage and costumes from the Japanese Super Sentai franchise (which has been running even longer), the series focus on a usually five member team of teenagers who are granted the power to become an elite colour-coded team of warriors to help a wise mentor […]
Surprising absolutely nobody, the CW network rewarded its most popular series “Arrow” with an early renewal for a third season. While not the highest-rated, “Arrow” is currently the network’s most-viewed series, drawing 3.9 million total viewers for the current season. “Arrow” is currently on hiatus during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and will […]
Live-Action "Akira" Director Says Source Material and Japanese Culture Don't Have "Strong Characters"
ComingSoon.net has interviewed Jaume Collet-Serra, director of the upcoming Liam Neeson action vehicle Non-Stop, about his work on the live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira. He says that he is continuing to work on the adaptation (which Warner Bros. shelved due to budget concerns), but that the material is proving difficult to adapt. He invites […]