Posts Tagged ‘2017’

Gal Gadot As The New Wonder Woman

by Alex Beanon November 22, 2015
Gone are Lynda Carter’s gigantic, um, er, belt and costume, replaced by a monk-like hoodie and Gal Gadot in this first official image released for the reboot of “Wonder Woman”. No word on whether or not the invisible airplane and lasso have made the cut for the movie, which is currently scheduled to be released […]

Mariah Carey to Voice Gotham’s Mayor In LEGO Batman Movie

by Alex Beanon November 9, 2015
Singer Mariah Carey is reported to be in negotiations to play the role of Commissioner Gordon in the upcoming LEGO Batman movie. Carey will join a cast that currently includes Ralph Fiennes as Alfred the Butler, Will Arnett as Batman, Michael Cera as Robin, Rosario Dawson as Batgirl and Zach Galifianakis as The Joker. The […]


How To Train Your Dragon 3 Pushed Back To 2017

by Alex Beanon September 5, 2014
Despite “How To Train Your Dragon 2” bringing in $602 million worldwide to date – making it the best grossing animated film of the year – Dreamworks Animation has pushed back their third session of dragon training another year as “How To Train Your Dragon 3” was moved to 2017 from its original release date […]

Warner Bros To Disney/Marvel – “It’s On!” – Launches Comic Book Movie Onslaught

by Alex Beanon August 7, 2014
Disney/Marvel has pretty much had the comic book superhero movie blockbuster category to themselves for most of the decade so far but Warner Bros has thrown down the gauntlet this week by announcing they will have 13 – count ‘em, 13 – new films over the course of the next five and a half years […]


Sony Prepping Female Superhero Movie For 2017

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2014
Sony is preparing a female-themed superhero movie with the female superhero expected to come from the Spider-Man universe of characters. Candidates for who that might be range from Black Cat to Firestar to Spider-Woman with no clear-cut favorite at this point. Sony is expecting to have a 2017 release date for their female superhero movie. […]

Aye Matey – There Be A Release Date For Pirates Of The Caribbean 5

by Alex Beanon July 23, 2014
It was looking like the fifth film in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise was headed for 2016 – but a storm was a-brewin’ in the script prep and instead, Disney played it safe and moved the release date to 2017 for the film which will star Johnny Depp in his signature role as Captain […]


Warner Animation Group Announces Pair Of Mystery Projects

by Alex Beanon May 7, 2014
These days, the major film producing studios think way in advance and make announcements accordingly, such is the case with the newly formed Warner Animation Group. Since being rekindled, WAG had its first feature movie – “The LEGO Movie” – be a monstrous hit this year, so far raking in nearly half a billion American […]

Ferdinand The Bull Coming To Big Screen

by Alex Beanon April 23, 2014
The classic children’s book, “The Story of Ferdinand” is heading to the big screen in animated form with Carlos Saldanha at the helm. Saldanha, the director of films in the “Ice Age” and Rio” franchises has expressed his desire to direct the film based on the one of his childhood favorites. The book by Munro […]


Grinch Back To His Grinchy Tricks

by Alex Beanon January 15, 2014
The classic Dr. Seuss “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” morphed from Theodore Geisel’s children’s book to an animated holiday classic in 1966 then to a full-fledged live-action CGI feature film directed by Ron Howard and starring Jim Carrey in 2000 and now will be “re-imagined” for animated attempt at a feature film in 2017. Universal […]

Despicable Me 3 Set For 2017

by Alex Beanon January 15, 2014
The Minions will be back, as will Gru in “Despicable Me 3” – the third film in what has proven to be a lucrative franchise [the second film just opened in China on its way to making a $1 billion worldwide gross] – although it will not be for three more years. In addition, Illumination […]