Ever since Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi blockbuster Pacific Rim has been in the works, there has been promises of a sequel, and mind you this was even before the film hit theaters, but Pacific Rim 2 has been stuck in development since 2014. Originally the sequel was scheduled for a 2017 release date with production said to start in 2015. But Pacific Rim 2 was eventually pushed back by Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures and production was delayed with no confirmation on when they’d start.
Well, it turns I was not the only one who felt that the crazy overly realistic “Office/30Rock” rip-off that was the Muppets really wasn’t a good cup of tea. ABC has decided to cancel The Muppets. From the beginning, this rocky season struggled to get viewers and Muppets fans to connect with the characters. While the premise of a Muppets workplace comedy was intriguing, it just never successfully merged that idea with the overall Muppets energy and sensibility that we’ve come to know and love. (more…)
Muggles and Wizards around the world wait with bated breathe to return to the Wizarding World, it has been 5 years since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, hitting theaters this year, will offer Potter fans the opportunity to also venture into a previously unexplored time and region of the fictional world. In this case, we’ll be taking a trip to 1920’s New York City.
The Harry Potter series vaguely mentioned other Wizarding cultures outside of the British one, and that took place during the Triwizard Tournament that featured the other participating schools from around the world. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that there is a American version of the Hogwarts house names (Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin) but the reveal doesn’t come from Warner Bros., but instead from a hacker roaming the internet. (more…)
Deadpool 2 is choo-choo training its way towards a sequel, with all of the original creative team for the film on board. While everyone is excited to see what ways they’ll keep the franchise “fresh”, one of the most talked about reveals for the sequel (that was confirmed in the film’s second end credits tag), is the inclusion of Cable in the film.
CinemaCon has been rolling out new info from the titans of cinema. Whether it’s Pixar showing a few minutes of their highly-anticipated summer flick Finding Dory or Universal announcing Trey Parker as the villain for the upcoming sequel to Despicable Me 3. The internet has been abuzz, but on this last day, of this four day conference, 20th Century Fox‘s CinemaCon presentation offered a long-awaited update on James Cameron’s Avatar franchise by announcing that Cameron will be making FOUR Avatar sequels! Yeah you heard right….FOUR films are to be added to the Avatar canon. Check out the rest of the info after the jump.
Over the last 5 years there’s been a resurgence in popular 80’s and 90’s cartoons or TV shows, some of which have been revived and brought back for our viewing pleasure. Of course we’ve got a Full House revival, a miniseries continuation of The X-Files, new Twin Peaks next year, new Powerpuff Girls, and that’s just a tip of the nostalgia iceberg. This month the Animaniacs was made available for streaming on Netflix, but for all lovers of our Zanny trio: Yakko, Wakko & Dot; the fun doesn’t stop at just watching the show. Warner Bros. is rewarding the love with some live-action song stylings. Check out more after the jump.
Wizard Comic Con hosts different conventions across the United States, and tries to provide a unique once-in-a lifetime experience. So they are bringing the nerdly fun to the seven-seas, with a Wizard World themed journey that will take geek pop-culture enthusiasts on a journey from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas. Check out more details after the jump.
At the end of Star Wars: Episode VII, the status of many characters were left in limbo, but the most talked about was Rey’s status as a Jedi, which is still very much in the air. The subject has become one of the burning queries of the film, and during the MTV Movie Awards Daisy Ridley gave her two cents on the character role in the series. Read more after the jump.
Holy Hippity Hoppity Robert Downey Jr. Bunny-Man! When Downey first came onto Omaze last year, he offered fans the BEST DAY EVER by donating to an organization in need. The $2 million raised supported Julia’s House, a children’s hospice dedicated to caring for children with life-threatening illnesses, as well as their families. Now Downey’s back and ready to give fans a chance to win another great VIP experience in conjunction with the upcoming release of Captain America: Civil War. Check out the video after jump. (more…)
You are invited back to the fantastical wizarding world of Harry Potter.The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them trailer, brings us to the other side of the pond, in 1926 New York, to be exact. We take a walk on the wild side with wizard Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) as he enters the Big Apple with a mysterious suitcase of magical creatures. Even though we don’t get to see much of any of the fantastic beasts indicated in the title, this trailer definitely sends us good vibes for what to expect from this spin-off in the Harry Potter franchise.
Watch the new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them trailer after the jump.