‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ Ready To Disembark In 2017

- 07-23-14Cool Stuff, Film Posted by James Daniels

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In just about 3 years, another film in the POTC franchise will take what it can–which, based on history, could be as much as a billion dollars worldwide–and give nothing back, except a reasonably entertaining two hours or so.

Perhaps solely to remind us that they STILL do things other than Star Wars and superheroes, Disney has decided to continue the lucrative franchise with a fifth installment tentatively subtitled “Dead Men Tell No Tales”.

As for who will make up this outing’s cast, we have no information as of yet–though all 4 installments have thus far starred Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, and Geoffrey Rush as Captain Barbossa, so the return of one or both of them is more or less assured…..and frankly, I don’t see how you could even consider making a POTC film without Depp–but then, I didn’t think they could (or should) make one without Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley….More after the jump: (more…)

Don’t Worry, ‘Tran5formers’ is on the Way!

- 06-18-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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It’s still over a week until Transformers: Age of Extinction makes us fall in love with Bay-hem all over again, but rest assured, Trans4mers won’t be the last “robots in disguise” movie to roll out in the multiplex if Paramount Pictures has there way. At the CineEurope conference in Barcelona, Spain studio bigwigs laid out their plans, and future Transformers films have a big part to play in those plans. Yes fans, in 2016, it’s time to bring on Tran5formers. (Spelling intentional. And trademarked. Probably not by us.) (more…)

Sigourney Weaver Confirms Her Return in the ‘Avatar’ Sequels

- 05-12-14Film Posted by Jacob Knight

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As James Cameron toils away in pre-production for the back-to-back-to-back Avatar sequels nobody asked for (can we even find a legit fan of these films any longer?), questions have swirled around the three upcoming pictures. What are they even about, and who from the original cast will even return for the second, third and fourth go-rounds?

Well, confirmation from one major cast member has come, as Sigourney Weaver says that she will, indeed, be returning for all three Avatar sequels.

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Zack Snyder Adds 3 More Actors to ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Cast

- 04-03-14Comics, Film Posted by James Daniels

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Zack Snyder‘s highly anticipated Man of Steel sequel Batman Vs. Superman (as it is currently known) has just signed 300: Rise of an Empire‘s Callan Mulvey, Tao Okamoto of The Wolverine, and Oscar-winner Holly Hunter–best known for Raising Arizona, O Brother Where Art Thou?, and as the voice of The IncrediblesElastigirl.

For further details, you know what to do.  (more…)

Six New ‘X-Men: DOFP’ Featurettes For Your Consideration

- 04-02-14Comics, Film, Internet Posted by James Daniels

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With the newest and, so it seems, most ambitious entry in the X-Men film franchise less than two months away, six new featurettes have been released in anticipation of X-Men: Days of Future Past‘s imminent arrival. These featurettes are a combination of set tours, interviews, and explanations of plot details–with snippets of actual film footage sprinkled here and there.

See more after the jump–and beware of minor spoilers:  (more…)

‘Dr. Horrible 2′ is Coming–Slowly But Surely

- 02-16-14Cool Stuff, Film, Internet, Nerd Culture Posted by James Daniels

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Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog was judged by yours truly to be the nerdiest musical ever made. If you have not seen it, then look it up…NOW. It’s only about 45 minutes long–I’ll be here when you’re finished.

Aren’t you glad I made you do that? Want more? Of course you do. And while it’s old news that a sequel is in the works, there hasn’t been many updates from the filmmakers. Which is understandable, as Joss and Jed Whedon have been ridiculously busy as of late.

Follow the jump to read what Jed had to say to Entertainment Weekly about the further adventures of Nerddom’s favorite lovelorn evil scientist:  (more…)

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Starts Filming Today in South Africa

- 02-11-14Comics, Film Posted by James Daniels

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Today – February 11, 2014 – marks the beginning of production for the second most anticipated sequel to be released in 2015. (If you don’t know what the first is–welcome to the internet! How was life under that rock?)  (more…)

Kevin Feige Raps About Ultron–Why Was He Chosen as ‘Avengers’ Sequel’s Main Villain?

- 01-08-14Comics, Film Posted by James Daniels

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Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, recently spoke to SFX Magazine regarding the highly-anticipated sequel to AvengersAvengers: Age of Ultron (after the jump). (more…)

Cameron Talks ‘Avatar’ and How it Will Be ‘Godfather’ Epic

- 12-16-13Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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So James Cameron is talking again about the Avatar sequels. You’d think with two years till the scheduled release of the first movie in the Avatar sequel trilogy that Cameron would be busier putting the whole thing into actual production rather than talking about it some more, but here doing more press. No big deal, because Cameron’s always got something interesting to say, and this time he kind of stepped in it when he dared to imply that his trilogy could be compared to The Godfather. I realize this isn’t as bad as if he were to say “the original Star Wars trilogy,” but it’s still quite a statement. (more…)

Thirteenth ‘Friday The 13th’ Joining 2015 Sequel Wars

- 11-27-13Film Posted by James Daniels

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If you’ll recall, in June it was announced that Warner Bros would be trading away the rights to both the next Friday the 13th flick, and the sequel to the South Park movie for a portion of Chris Nolan‘s upcoming Interstellar to Paramount. A condition of the deal was that Paramount must produce and release an F13 sequel within 5 years. Soon after it was announced that a new Friday the 13th–with a found-footage angle (ugh) was in development…and then what happened?

Jack squat, that’s what–until now.

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