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The second trailer for Denis Villeneuve‘s Blade Runner: 2049 has hit the Internet after its premiere on Good Morning America and it raises the stakes for humanity as an unknown voice states: “The future of the species is finally unearthed.” Which species though, Humanity or Replicant? Check out the trailer below. (more…)

Widely considered one of the best science fiction movies of all time, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner stunned audiences in 1982 with its arresting visual style, cerebral storyline and moving performances. For years, the idea of a Blade Runner sequel was considered the whimsical daydream of only the most naive of nerds, but now Blade Runner 2049 is happening and the internet is tripping over its crocs to figure out what shape the plot will take. Today, three more images from the film were released, and already we’re picking them apart for clues like crazed nerd vultures. (more…)

Contemporary Hollywood is indulging its fetish for remakes a lot right now. Disney has already begun its extensive series of live action remakes of classic movies. An almost unrecognizable version of Jumanji is well on its way to the big screen, with new incarnations of classics spanning everything from The Labyrinth to Scarface planned to follow in the future. And it’s not just remakes toying with the stories we love – sequels, prequels and extended universe movies are constantly adding to the lore and histories of contemporary culture’s most popular cinematic worlds. (more…)

It’s been nearly a decade sine the last time we got to see Indiana Jones swinging through the jungle in 2008’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, but the wait for another installment is… well, it’s shorter now because the next film in the series has been greenlit for 2019! Not only will the franchise be returning, but so will director Stephen Spielberg and Indiana Jones himself, Harrison Ford.

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Forty year old gossip usually doesn’t do too great a job of attracting attention, for the most part. But last week, Carrie Fisher made headlines across the world when she talked about some of juicy gossip that would be included in the publication of the journals she kept as a young woman. Now available in stores, The Princess Diarist documents in detail her time on the set of Star Wars – including what she describes as a brief yet intense romantic affair with her co-star Harrison Ford. As well as scandalous, the book promises to be raw and exciting in the way only a naive actress at the heart of a pivotal moment in popular culture can convey. (more…)

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Word is that Jared Leto (Suicide Squad, Dallas Buyers Club) has joined the cast of director Denis Villeneuve‘s Blade Runner sequel. Leto joins an already bulging cast that includes Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Lenny James, Ana de Armas, Dave Bustista, David Dastmalchian, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Barkhad Abdi, and Hiam Abbass. Leto’s character is still under wraps and your guess is as good as ours whether he’ll be a Replicant or play another role. (more…)

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Auditions for the coveted “Young Han Solo” prequel movie are cloaked in secrecy. Many came to audition and only three actors remain. The casting itself had a title much like “Blue Harvest” for Return of the Jedi, “Red Cup” (red solo cups, get it?). With such an iconic character being portrayed Disney and Lucasfilm must get it right, even if it takes a few more weeks. The remaining actors in this clandestine audition are, Taron Egerton of Kingsman fame, Jack Reynor (Transformers-Age of Extinction, Macbeth) and Alden Ehrenreich who starred in Beautiful Creatures and had a part in the Cohn Brothers, Hail Ceasar! (more…)