“Blade Runner 2” Has a Script

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It looks as if that Blade Runner 2 is actually happening.  In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Ridley Scott announced that the much-speculated sequel to his neo-noir science fiction tour-de-force has a finished script, saying that "it’s written and it’s damn good.”  He goes on to suggest that Harrison Ford will also be returning as Rick Deckard, though the actor has yet to respond to these assertions.  Original screenwriter Hampton Fancher and newcomer Michael Green were responsible for … [Read more...]

Will there be a Sci-Fi “Con Air” Sequel?

Con Air

Ah Con Air.  The most Michael Bay-esque movie that has nothing to do with Michael Bay.  When it comes to pre-Y2K action filmmaking, it's got everything you need: nonsensical plot, deranged villain, high-velocity confrontation, Nicolas Cage.  A true testament of the notion that "they don't make 'em like they used to."  Yes, it's a stupid movie, but if watching Con Air doesn't get you even a little excited, then there's a good chance you don't have a pulse.  I recommend going to doctor and getting … [Read more...]

Gareth Edwards Will Return for “Godzilla 2”

From Godzilla (2014)

Fans of 2014's surprise smash Godzilla will be pleased to learn that the creative force behind the giant lizard's latest installment will be back for more monster-on-monster action.  Deadline reports that Gareth Edwards will be returning as the director for Godzilla 2, as per his Comic-Con announcement.  The wait for a sequel will be a long one, though.  Edwards has recently been tapped to direct a Star Wars spin-off film set for release on December, 16 2016, and he won't be getting around … [Read more...]

First “Mad Max: Fury Road” Trailer is Completely Insane

Mad Max: Fury Road

Want a side of SMASH! CRASH! BOOM! with your post-apocalypse sandwich?  If you said "yes," then look no further.  The first trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road debuted at the San Diego Comic Con, now it's out in the Internet wild, and it's bound to give you some hair on your knuckles.  Check it out after the break.   Mad Max: Fury Road Theatrical Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CP64thkuH04   Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth installment in the Mad Max series of … [Read more...]

“Amazing Spider-Man 3” Pushed Back to 2018

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It looks like Peter Parker is getting a vacation .  According to Variety, Sony Pictures has announced that the third entry in the Amazing Spider-Man series has been pushed back to 2018.  This places the Marc Webb helmed franchise two years away from its original release date, with a previously announced fourth entry lost somewhere in the ether. Such changes are likely designed to help The Amazing Spider-Man series compete better with the crowded slate of superhero films planned throughout the … [Read more...]

Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Directed By: Matt Reeves Written By: Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver Starring: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell MPAA: PG-13 There's a brilliant scene in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes where a baby chimpanzee jumps away from his mother and starts playing with a group of humans.  The adult apes and humans are alarmed at first, but they let the young chimp have a little fun despite the obvious tension between the two parties.  The infant cares nothing of this, … [Read more...]

Guillermo Del Toro has Tons of Upcoming Projects, None of them are “Hellboy 3”

Guillermo Del Toro

Guillermo Del Toro is a workaholic.  Along with the announcement of  Pacific Rim 2--due for release sometime in 2017--the Mexican director has a TV version of his vampire book series The Strain debuting next week for FX, and is continuing to campaign for an adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness.  Oh yeah, and he has a horror film, Crimson Peak, in post-production.  Does this man ever sleep? Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, Del Toro candidly discusses about all of … [Read more...]