After a very successful theatrical run ($860.6 million USD!) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is set to household screens (legally) later this month. Of course this means that the James Gunn directed smarmy spaceman/talking tree/angry trash panda sequel will hit digital and physical video packed with bonus features and deleted scenes, right? Of course! and you can check out one of those features, the gag reel, here, Now! BELOW! (more…)
Nothing gnaws on the heel of 80’s action nostalgia quite like Bob – Yes, his first name was Bob – Snake Plissken; the eyepatch-sporting tough guy from the films Escape from New York and Escape from L.A. Neither good or bad, he’s just an asshole who doesn’t give a f**k about your war, your president… or Hollywood reboots.
Escape From New York is the latest of 80s national treasures getting the reboot treatment. While that is a hard pill to swallow for some, there is some sugar to help the medicine go down. A very pleasing directing has just been attached to direct. (more…)
With less than 2 months remaining, fever is growing for Marvel’s next Phase 3 movie, Guardians of The Galaxy Vol 2. The sequel to the surprise blockbuster is expected to be even bigger, funnier, and have even more classic songs than the first one. Tonight, on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Star-Lord himself, Chris Pratt showed up to debut the third trailer for the upcoming film.
With the pending release of Logan this Friday, you know what that means: just two more months until the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2!!! Under the theory that no news about Guardians of the Galaxy is bad news, we’ve received a couple of tantalizing hints of what to expect in the very near future about Marvel Studios‘ latest space opus. One has been a long-term compelling mystery about one of the film’s central characters, and the other is a fresh look at everyone’s favourite favourite space-faring crew of A-holes as they get into another improbable adventure to save the galaxy. (more…)
During San Diego Comic-Con 2016, at the Marvel panel, we were flat out told who Kurt Russell was playing in the movie, despite it being a secret up until that point; not only he is Star-Lord’s father, but he is also Ego the Living Planet, and not J’Son of Spartax, like in the comics. His costume from the film was also revealed to us on Twitter and Instagram. Many fans, unable to avoid the news, were a bit dismayed; the character change was so out of left field, they felt it would’ve added a nice twist on the movie’s story. Director James Gunn has responded by telling us it’s not a spoiler. But how? (more…)
Kurt Russell seems to be on our radar quite a bite lately, whether it’s starring in The Hateful Eight, having comics written about old characters of his, or joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Star-Lord’s father, the man is coming back to the public eye in a big way. Speaking of being Star-Lord’s father in Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, it was recently confirmed the actor would be Ego the Living Planet, which came as a surprise to many fans. Now we get to see just a bit of what will be on the screen later next year. (more…)
Just because Big Trouble in Little China is getting a remake, doesn’t mean there isn’t any love for the original. BOOM! Studios, currently known for handling the excellent comic adaptation of Adventure Time as well as the current Power Rangers comic series, has been on the radar of your average comic-geek for a little while now for both aforementioned series, and it seems like they’re ready to make another splash in a big, John Carpenter-esque kind of way with the newest series they announced on July 11th.
News continues to trickle in from the set of Guardians of the Galaxy 2, this time with tears flowing. Filming has officially wrapped for Kurt Russel on the blockbuster sequel and apparently there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. Russell has been enjoying a bit of a career revival appearing in 3 movies last year including Quentin Tarantino’s acclaimed The Hateful Eight. The internet came alive when it was confirmed that the man who became Snake Plissken would be making an appearance in the sequel to one of Marvel’s biggest hits. (more…)
Principle photography started on James Gunn‘s Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and along with the first official look at the movie, there was a huge press release with a ton of interesting notes. Notes that include the casting confirmation of Kurt Russell in an as yet to be revealed role, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, and the return of Glenn Close as Nova Prime. (more…)
Kurt Russell confirmed he’s been contacted by James Gunn for the role of Star-Lord’s father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. On the Monday edition of the Happy Sad Confused Wolfpop podcast, Russell admitted he received a phone call just a few days ago from Gunn asking if he would take the part. Russell admitted that before he could consider it, he would need to do a couple of things first.