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Dragonriders Of Pern Set To Ride Into Feature Film Land

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With the likes of “The Hobbit” and “Harry Potter” securing lucrative feature film deals over the past decade, Warner Bros. is seeking a similar fantasy feature film franchise and are looking into making “The Dragonriders of Pern” into a possible feature film franchise. The series of 22 novels by author Anne McCaffrey follows the warriors […]

Test Footage For Deadpool Movie

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Whether or not it actually gets made – who knows – but the test footage for the film version of Deadpool [release date: unknown] starring Ryan Reynolds as the wise-cracking but violent comic book character does possess some merit…

Eva Green May Join Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

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Eva Green [“Penny Dreadful”] is in negotiations to sign on as the lead for the Tim Burton-directed film “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” based on the Ranson Riggs’ book of the same name about a teenager who travels to an island and is tasked with saving the orphans with special powers from creatures on […]

Joaquin Phoenix Might Be Doctor Strange

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Benedict Cumberbatch had been rumored to play the lead role in the upcoming Disney/Marvel movie “Doctor Strange” but it now appears that Joaquin Phoenix is the leading candidate for the role of Stephen Strange, a neurosurgeon who helps protect the Earth from otherworldly threats. “Doctor Strange” is currently scheduled to be released on July 8, […]

Marvel Adds Another Movie For 2018

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As if adding five untitled movie release dates earlier this week were not enough for Disney/Marvel, the studio went ahead and added another for 2018. When Sony Pictures vacated the May 2018 time frame for the release of the fourth installment in the rebooted Spider-Man film franchise, Disney/Marvel snapped it up by slotting another of […]

Sinister Six, Spidey And Uncharted Get Release Dates

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Welcome to Release Date Frenzy Wednesday as Columbia Pictures/Sony became the latest movie studio to hand out release dates for their upcoming superhero, comic book and video game-themed flicks. First up in 2016 is “Uncharted” – the film adaptation of the Sony PlayStation video game of the same name which follows adventurer Nathan Drake – […]

Manimal To Be Reanimated By Sony Pictures Animation

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Sony Pictures Animation will re-animate the cult 1983 television series, “Manimal”, into a live action/CG hybrid with Will Ferrell as one of the producers. Never heard of “Manimal”? Don’t be sad, you’re probably not alone – that’s because the series received only eight lonely episodes when it ran in the autumn of 1983 on NBC. […]

Shel Silverstein Biopic In The Works

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A film biography profiling cartoonist and children’s author Shel Silverstein, may be coming to life in the near future. The film will be based on the book “A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein” by Lisa Rogak. The film will cover the life of Silverstein, who started out as a cartoonist […]

Archer And Armstrong Go From Comic To Big Screen

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Archer – no, not that Archer – and Armstrong, a pair of comic book superhero buddies from the Valiant Comics stable, will be moving out of their comic book digs and onto the big screen with a movie based on their exploits. The movie version – fully funded by Valiant Entertainment – will follow Obadiah […]

'Divergent' To Be Released On Home Media Platforms In The UK This August

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Based on the novel by Veronica Roth and directed by Neil Burger, Divergent will be released by Entertainment One across DVD, Blu-ray, VOD and download platforms in the UK on 11th August. Similar to the current trend of popular teenage aimed books/movies, Divergent focuses on a dystopian future where the population of Chicago is segregated […]

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