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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…)

Gosling Joining Ford for ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

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It’s Friday, so it’s time for the week’s weirdest news item, and what could be weirder than a casting announcement for the bizarro sequel to a 33-year-old film that bombed at the box office when it originally came out? Well, that’s brutal because Blade Runner‘s become very well thought of the last three decades, which makes it very attractive to be sequelized in the here and now. Speaking of attractive, Ryan Gosling has now been added to the cast of the sequel. Gosling will join the returning Harrison Ford for the new Blade Runner, which will continue the story of Deckard, the Replicants, and a fascinating futuristic world now only four years away that looks nothing like our own. (more…)

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The Sony Hack is the gift that just keeps on giving. While I am not a fan of invading anyone’s privacy, some of the bat-shit crazy stuff that is coming out in the Sony Executives emails is otherworldly. I feel like that kid coming back from the dentist, “Is this the real world?” This time around it’s word that Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt, the Russo Brothers, and Paul Feig have a plan for a spin-off Ghostbusters movie starring Tatum & Pratt. That sound you just heard was your brain shifting gears to catch up with that idea.
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I consider myself a rather astute cinematic study and even I cannot fathom just what in the Hot Buttered Christ (HBC®) is going in this first footage from Lost River, Ryan Gosling’s surreal-looking directorial debut. From the feel of this minute (which, really, probably tells us nothing in the grand scheme of things) all I know is that Gosling is definitely following in the footsteps of Nicolas Winding Refn (with whom he made Drive and Only God Forgives) and not making an easily digestible piece of consumerist nonsense (like his pal Joseph Gordon Levitt’s debut Don Jon). Goofiest of all? The Doctor himself — Matt Smith — flexing his muscles as some sort of weirdo bully.

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With people losing their minds these last few weeks over the announced Batman vs. Superman movie, the real question isn’t how the movie will do, but rather who is going to be Batman. Man of Steel star Henry Cavill is set to return, but former Batman Christian Bale has decided on a more permanent “eight year break” leaving the cowl open to a new dark knight. Let fly the Hollywood rumor mill!

Last week the L.A. Times posted a popularity contest of stars, each of who have the potential to be the next Batman. The list included actors like Jensen Ackles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It appears, though, a young squirt isn’t quite what Warner Bros. and DC are looking for. Sources say the script, which is in way early development, will be inspired from Frank Miller’s 1980s ground-breaking mini-series The Dark Knight Returns. The Batman featured is older and more rugged. A battle hardened hero.

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The Hollywood Reporter has revealed some top names that are being thrown around to play the tough old bats.  Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Joe Manganiello, Richard Armitage, Max Martini and Matthew Goode are the front-runners.

Alright, Brolin… now that’s a good pick! Regardless of who’s names are surfacing, we’re still in the early stages of development. The script is still being written. There’s no way the casting process has even remotely started. So, take all of this as hearsay. Theoretical casting stories to get your nerd gears moving.

Would do you think would be a good fit to replace Bale as the new Batman? Let’s hear what you think in the comment section below.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Gosling Rep Denies ‘SW7’ Casting Rumors

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It was just two days ago that we here at Nerdbastards reported the rumor, via Latino Review, that Ryan Gosling was in talks to play the son of Luke Skywalker in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII.

Today, we have our first official denial from a Gosling representative, who stated in an email to HuffingtonPost Entertainment:

This is not true.

Latino Review also reported that Zac Efron was up for a role in the highly anticipated sequel, but neither Efron nor his people have challenged the veracity of this claim as of  yet.

As it is, it seems Gosling would prefer not to do ANY acting for the time being. He was quoted saying back in March:

“I’ve been doing it too much. I’ve lost perspective on what I’m doing. I think it’s good for me to take a break and reassess why I’m doing it and how I’m doing it. And I think this is probably a good way to learn about that. I need a break from myself as much as I imagine the audience does.”

Further rumors and denials of rumors are inevitably to come.

Source: Blastr