Yep, the Sony hackers have yielded quite a bit of “interesting news” that’s probably never ever gonna go anywhere or amount to anything. That being said… here’s the latest bit of Ghostbusters news that may or may not happen. Sigh.
According to The Daily Beast, Jurassic World and Guardians of the Galaxy’s Chris Pratt and 21 Jump Street’s Channing Tatum are teaming for what is being referred to as the Batman Begins of the Ghostbusters series… a spinoff to the new franchise.
Joy. How about the sequel everyone wants instead? Mmkay? Thanks, we’ll wait.
Every single second of Alien: Isolation (review) was pure loving fan service, and we’ve been praying we’d get a sequel ever since we finished the game.
Today during an interview with AVPGalaxy, lead designer Gary Napper says Creative Assembly is tossing around the potential for a sequel. “The plot for a sequel is a daily topic in the studio sometimes. People have their own ideas for where it should go, our writers have some solid concepts, and yes, we do have a great opportunity to continue [Amanda Ripley’s] story.”
“I personally think that Amanda did not get infected in the hive, as when she wakes, the closest egg remains closed.”
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Napper also went on to say that he’d like to “do more with the environment and the interactivity within it” in the next game.
BRING IT ON!
If you’re a fan of DMC: Devil May Cry or Devil May Cry 4 and have an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4, you’re about to get really happy as both games are making the jump to next gen!
From the Press Release:
Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that DmC Devil May Cry™: Definitive Edition will be available to purchase as a digital download and at retail across Europe and North America for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, starting March 17, 2015, for an MSRP of $39.99 / €39.99. Devil May Cry® 4 Special Edition will be available for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in Summer 2015.
Fresh off his Golden Globes nomination for Whiplash that was announced last week, J.K. Simmons (“Oz,”
Spider-Man, “The Closer”) has joined Legendary Pictures’ Kong: Skull Island in a lead role. Deadline provided the scoop but no other details at this time; expect lots more soon!
Kong: Skull Island will be released in 3D and IMAX 3D by Universal Pictures on March 10, 2017.
In the spirit of its worldwide blockbuster Godzilla, Legendary Pictures presents a bold new take on the mythos of another iconic beast with Kong: Skull Island, which stars Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers and Thor series).
Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) and written by John Gatins (Flight) and Max Borenstein (Godzilla), Kong: Skull Island will fully immerse audiences in the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island. Legendary’s story honors the foundations of existing King Kong lore but places it in an entirely new, distinct timeline.
Thomas Tull (Godzilla, The Dark Knight, Pacific Rim) and Jon Jashni (Godzilla, Warcraft) will produce, and Alex Garcia (Godzilla) will executive produce.
On tap right now we have a bounty of images from Hammer’s The Woman in Black 2 Angel of Death! The film will begin haunting US theaters on January 2nd courtesy of Relativity; it will also be released by eOne in the UK on January 1st. Look for our review soon! Early buzz: It’s a winner!
The Woman in Black 2 Angel of Death stars Phoebe Fox, Jeremy Irvine, Helen McCrory, and Oaklee Pendergast. The film is directed by Tom Harper.
Hammer is looking to take the franchise route with The Woman in Black, starting with this one, which is set 40 years after the events of the original film.
During the London bombings of World War II, school teachers Eve Parkins (Phoebe Fox) and Jean Hogg (Helen McCrory) lead a group of children in evacuation to Crythin Gifford, a remote village outside of the city. When the group takes up residence at the Eel Marsh House, 40 years after Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe) investigated the first haunting, Eve soon realizes they are not alone. The longer they stay in the house, the more the awful past of the residence unravels itself and the evil spirit that lurks around them threatens the well-being of the children. With the help of a pilot (Jeremy Irvine), Eve does all that she can to protect the children and discover the truth behind the Woman in Black.
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After weeks of teasers, MTV has finally released the official trailer for its upcoming new series “Eye Candy,” which urges us to beware of love at first sight.
The 10-episode series, which is executive produced by Twilight’s Catherine Hardwicke and Jason Blum (Insidious, Paranormal Activity), debuts on Monday, January 12th, at 10/9c.
Related Story: Go Behind the Scenes of MTV’s Eye Candy
Victoria Justice stars as Lindy, a beautiful but reclusive hacker whose blog exposes everything from terrorist plots to suspected killers. Convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, Lindy is targeted by a dangerous cyberstalker and believes one of her suitors to be the culprit. When things take a deadly turn, she teams up with the city’s cyber-crime unit to catch the killer.
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Multiple Arnolds! Horny Conners! Plot-holes aplenty! If you watch ONE trailer or video today, make it THIS one! Hats off to Auralnauts! Well played!
In Terminator Genisys Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as the T-800, Emilia Clarke as Sarah Conner, Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, Jason Clarke as John Conner, and Matt Smith as John Conner’s ally. Byung-hun Lee, Aaron V. Williamson, Dayo Okeniyi, and J.K. Simmons also star. Alan Taylor directs.
Look for the film in theatres July 1, 2015, via Paramount.
Related Story: See the Terminator Genisys Motion Poster
The beginning of Terminator Genisys, the first of three planned films that Paramount hopes will relaunch the beloved sci-fi franchise, is set in 2029, when the Future War is raging and a group of human rebels has the evil artificial-intelligence system Skynet on the ropes. John Connor (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Jason Clarke) is the leader of the resistance, and Kyle Reese (Divergent‘s Jai Courtney) is his loyal soldier, raised in the ruins of post-apocalyptic California. As in the original film, Connor sends Reese back to 1984 to save Connor’s mother, Sarah (Game of Thrones‘ Emilia Clarke), from a Terminator programmed to kill her so that she won’t ever give birth to John. But what Reese finds on the other side is nothing like he expected.
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Is a sequel to the 1988 classic Beetlejuice ever going to actually happen? It’s a question we often find ourselves asking, as it’s one of those projects that has failed to happen more times than we can even count. But the ball just might be rolling, as both star and director are more into the idea than ever. Read on!
While promoting Birdman, Michael Keaton spoke to Deadline about Beetlejuice 2 over the weekend, revealing that while various roadblocks have prevented the project from moving forward, he and Tim Burton are still talking.
“Tim Burton and I have emailed about it. We’re both in the same situation (of always being busy on other projects). Neither one of us gets tired of the conversation,” said Keaton. “Tim says he’s working on something, then goes away for a while. At some point, someone is going to say we really want to do it. You don’t want to fuck it up, so it has to be perfect.”
Burton also spoke about the impending sequel over the weekend, indicating to Coming Soon that those roadblocks may finally be out of the way, as Beetlejuice 2 is now actively being developed.
“It’s a character that I love and I miss, and I miss actually working with Michael,” Burton said. “There’s only one Betelgeuse. We’re working on a script and I think it’s probably closer than ever and I’d love to work with him again.”
More hype for a project that won’t actually happen or long-awaited confirmation that it finally is? For now, all we can do is sit back and wait to hear more.
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Independent filmmaker Gareth Morgan has taken on a massive challenge, creating a new Silent Hill movie. The crowdfunded project, Silent Hill: Requiem, is currently in post-production with Zenithfilms and has just released a brand new teaser trailer.
Throughout the history of their existence, video games have attempted to look more and more like movies. Silent Hill: Requiem is the first time we’ve seen a movie try to look more like a video game. The slick filmmaking techniques of the writer/director/star of Silent Hill: Requiem, Gareth Morgan, are producing a very unique project that definitely has a Silent Hill feel to it.
The brand-new two-minute trailer is included below as well as a look at the original one-minute teaser. Silent Hill: Requiem stars writer/director Morgan along with Owlen Davies, Jade Louise, Demi Apryl, and Sam Swainsbury. The film is set in the year 2014, and the Otherworld has broken free of its boundaries and is now infecting the entire world. An unknown force has brought back those that have faced Silent Hill before to try to stop it.
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Known in the world of “American Horror Story” for playing the Axeman in “Coven,” Danny Huston popped up for a brief appearance in “Freak Show” a couple weeks back, portraying the doctor who outfitted Elsa with a pair of prosthetic legs. And that likely wasn’t the last we’ll be seeing of Huston this season. Read on!
In an interview with Collider, the actor suggested that his character Massimo Dolcefino will be back, while also hinting that he just might be the unseen therapist Dandy Mott recently paid a visit to.
“Possibly, yeah,” Huston remarked, when asked if he voiced the character. “Well, I can’t really answer that, but you may see me in following episodes.”
With only a small handful of episodes remaining this season, we can expect to see Huston back on our screens real soon. In what capacity, however, remains to be seen.
“American Horror Story: Freak Show” – Episode 4.10 – “Orphans” (airs 12/17/14)
The death of a Freak sparks troubling behavior in Pepper (Naomi Grossman). Elsa (Jessica Lange) reveals the history of the Freak Show. Desiree (Angela Bassett) grows suspicious of Maggie (Emma Roberts). Directed by Bradley Buecker; written by James Wong.
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IFC Midnight has set a date for Paul Solet’s follow-up to Grace, releasing Dark Summer in limited theaters and on VOD outlets come January 9th. While we wait, the first trailer for the film has hit the net, teasing the paranormal thrills and chills to come.
Check it out below, courtesy of Yahoo!
Written by Mike Le (Patient Zero), Dark Summer stars Peter Stormare (Fargo), Maestro Harrell (“The Wire”), Keir Gilchrist (“United States of Tara”), Stella Maeve (The Runaways), and Grace Phipps (Fright Night).
Summer is a time to relax, unwind, take a vacation, and be free. But 17-year-old Daniel Austin gets none of that because his obsessive online stalking of his classmate and crush, Mona Wilson, got him put on house arrest for the whole summer. So, no cell phone, no Internet, no leaving the property, and especially no Mona. Then Daniel’s single mother has to go on a long business trip, and Daniel has the place to himself.
Daniel figures out a way to piggyback onto his neighbors’ wireless signal and, believing he’s surfing off the grid, uses his time to check in on his friends – and Mona… But what Daniel didn’t expect is for Mona to check up on him. And what she does next shakes him to his very core.
And then things start to happen. Daniel receives mysterious packages in the mail, hears phantom noises, sees inanimate objects move, and feels a strange presence in the house…
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Hey you! Yeah you… come here… quietly! Gotta secret to tell you! Ready? Okay… Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures is putting the finishing touches on a deal for an untitled top secret project that JJ Abrams will produce through his Bad Robot banner.
It’s a science fiction film that will mark the feature directorial debut of Chris Alender, who helmed the short Eye of the Storm.
The site goes on that they’ve “heard” that the flick has a Cloverfield feel and a contained budget and that it involves aliens. That’s all we know, but now you know too. Pass it on… quietly!
Words cannot describe how stoked we to return to “Twin Peaks” via Showtime and David Lynch. If you’re like us and simply cannot wait to absorb all of the surreal goodness that lies ahead, this story is for you!
Showtime has gone live with its official “Twin Peaks” website. Get to clicking!
The groundbreaking television phenomenon, Golden Globe® and Peabody Award-winner “Twin Peaks” will return as a new limited series on Showtime in 2016. Series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost will write and produce all nine episodes of the limited series, and Lynch will direct every episode.
Set in the present day, “Twin Peaks” will continue the lore of the original series, providing long-awaited answers and a satisfying conclusion for the series’ passionate fan base.
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We told you weeks ago that the MTV series based upon the Scream franchise would be rocking a new Ghostface mask, and today the franchise’s creator, Wes Craven, unveiled the mask via Twitter. It’s… well… see for yourself.
Jill Blotevogel (“Harper’s Island”) is executive producer and showrunner; she also rewrote the original script by Jay Beattie and Dan Dworkin. Under the Dimension TV production umbrella, Harvey and Bob Weinstein executive produce. Additional executive producers are Wes Craven, Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena, and Cathy Konrad.
“The Killing’s” Bex Taylor-Klaus plays Aubrey Jensen. Also starring on the series are Willa Fitzgerald, John Karna, Connor Weil, Amadeus Serafini, Carlson Young, Tracy Middendorf, and Joel Gretsch. Jamie Travis directed the pilot.
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Starring Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez, Zoë Soul, Justina Machado, John Beasley, Jack Conley
Written and directed by James DeMonaco
Distributed by Universal
“This is not a test. This is your Emergency Broadcast System announcing the commencement of the Annual Purge sanctioned by the U.S. Government. Weapons of Class 4 and lower have been authorized for use during the Purge. All other weapons are restricted. Government officials of ranking 10 have been granted immunity from the Purge and shall not be harmed. Commencing at the siren, any and all crime, including murder, will be legal for twelve continuous hours. Police, fire, and emergency medical services will be unavailable until tomorrow morning at 7 a.m., when The Purge concludes. Blessed be our New Founding Fathers and America, a nation reborn. May God be with you all.”
So begins the 2023 Purge, the annual event that has made everything in the New America that much better. And it is a good one. The Purge: Anarchy is a sequel that does what we always hope a sequel will do (but rarely ever manages to accomplish): It enhances the original story while providing a new tale that builds on the foundation laid by the original movie.
The Purge was a simple story built on a very intriguing concept. And it was the original concept (and a pretty impressive marketing campaign) that drew audiences to The Purge. We all imagined how we would respond to 12 solid hours of lawlessness. An interesting idea, indeed. And the first film was okay. Although surprisingly slow in points and painfully predictable, The Purge did manage to introduce a reality where this 12-hour, crime-free span of time existed, and The Purge: Anarchy capitalized on it.
If you want to really boil things down, The Purge: Anarchy is probably more purely an action film than a horror movie, but the concept and the second half of the movie that’s reminiscent to The Running Man or the business side of Hostel do a commendable job of adding a horrific element to the movie. There’s also an uber-creepy skater gang, and the underlying fact that anyone can kill you at any time in any way they choose does help lean The Purge: Anarchy back into the horror genre. The sequel also has off-putting masked marauders as we saw in the original, but somehow these baddies seem much badder than the prep school blazer-wearing blue bloods in the original film. The gritty, city-dwelling purgers of this new movie are definitely more unsettling.
Where the original movie focused on one particular household during The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy is comprised of three separate stories that converge during the movie and bring several strangers together on the streets in the middle of the annual Purge with nothing but survival on their minds and no one to rely on but each other. However, one Mad Max-ish roving gang after another make survival one damn difficult goal to achieve in the year 2023.
In addition to expanding the story to include three separate groups of people dealing with the Purge, the new film seriously evolves the story, explaining why these things are happening, what The Purge means to society, and what the government’s (i.e., the New Founding Fathers’) role is in the annual event. As you would hope a sequel would do, The Purge: Anarchy successfully grows the story, making the audience aware of what’s going on and thereby making things that much more enjoyable and relatable.
All this being said, we do have to mention that The Purge: Anarchy, for the most part, is more of an action film. It feels like a Stallone-enegger 80’s shoot-‘em-up, like Commando or Cobra, more than a horror movie like The Strangers, which the original marketing campaign for The Purge greatly resembled. That’s not necessarily a bad thing since action movies are great at keeping audiences riveted to the screen, but there isn’t a real genre element introduced until the final sequence of the movie, and even then it’s a stretch to call it horror.
In terms of special features, there are only two to be found: around seven minutes of deleted scenes and a thirteen-minute behind-the-scenes featurette featuring cast and crew interviews.
In all, The Purge: Anarchy is an entertaining movie. It takes an intriguing concept introduced in the original and succeeds in not only expanding on the idea, but producing a superior picture as well that definitely keeps audiences intrigued throughout. It’s not a true horror flick. Nothing here is really going to scare you or creep you out, aside from thinking about how some of the things you see in the movie could conceivably happen in our society. Other than that, there isn’t much to be scared of here. But it is a movie that is loaded with thrills that will certainly keep you intrigued throughout.
- Behind the Anarchy featurette
- Deleted scenes
We’ve been talking about Rustam Branaman’s devilish child flick The Culling for well over a year now, and finally the first trailer for the supernatural thriller has arrived along with new images and release details!
The Culling stars Elizabeth Di Prinzio (The Devil Within), Jeremy Sumpter (“Friday Night Lights”), Brett Davern (“Awkward”), Chris Coy, (Hostel: Part III) and Linsey Godfrey. Director Rustam Branaman’s film involves a lost and lonely young girl. She encounters five friends at an isolated cafe, and they bring her back to her home. But a secret lies in the bowels of this cursed structure, one from which none of the friends can escape.
The trailer shows the five friends with Lucy (Harley Graham). They drive her back to her home, but the house is strangely empty. As the night grows darker, Tyler, Emily, Sean, Hank, and Amanda begin to suspect that Lucy has brought them into a ghostly trap. Can they escape this curse? Only if the home’s demonic inhabitants will let them.
Recently The Culling was picked up by Signature Entertainment for distribution in the United Kingdom with a DVD release taking place this upcoming March 23, 2015. There are also plans to release the film in North America via New Media Millenium Distributors. A release date for the United States and Canada is coming soon.
More info and additional photos can be found at the Silver Lining Media Group Facebook page.
If you like to watch shit get destroyed (and who doesn’t?), you are likely going to love San Andreas, which stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as the only badass standing between a massive earthquake and the complete destruction of the world. On tap for you today is the first teaser so we hope you brought your appetite for destruction!
Brad Peyton directed the action thriller for New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures. The screenplay is by Carlton Cuse, story by Andre Fabrizio & Jeremy Passmore.
The film also stars Carla Gugino (Night at the Museum, “Entourage”), Alexandra Daddario (Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, “True Detective”), Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer), Archie Panjabi (“The Good Wife”), Hugo Johnstone-Burt (“Home and Away”), Art Parkinson (“Game of Thrones”), and Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man).
Look for San Andreas in both 3D and 2D formats on Friday, May 29, 2015.
To learn more, visit the official San Andreas website.
After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. But their treacherous journey north is only the beginning. And when they think the worst may be over… it’s just getting started.
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An Indiegogo fundraising campaign was launched last month for Iron Sky: The Coming Race, a sequel to the 2012 film that brought Nazis into outer space. The goal amount has been more than halfway raised thus far, and we fans have been rewarded today with a batshit crazy new clip that’s sure to inspire more donations. Dig it!
Once again directed by Timo Vuorensola, the idea of the sequel is to go bigger and crazier than the 2012 film, and it’s being described as Iron Sky meets Indiana Jones on a safari in Jurassic Park. In other words, there are going to be Nazi dinosaurs this time around, and Hitler is totally going to ride a T-Rex.
If this sounds like fun to you, then head over to the Iron Sky: The Coming Race Indiegogo campaign to pitch in and help out. At the time of writing this, there are 12 days left to donate with nearly $300,000 of the necessary $500,000 in the can.
While we wait for the finished film, check out two teaser clips below featuring Jesus Christ and Adolf Hitler – because of course!
Iron Sky: The Coming Race stars Udo Kier, Julia Dietze, Stephanie Paul, Lloyd Kaufman, Jukka Hilden, and Tom Green. Yes, that Tom Green.
Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity – or destroy it once and for all. The truth behind the creation of mankind will be revealed when an old enemy leads our heroes on an adventure into the Hollow Earth. To save humanity they must fight the Vril, an ancient shapeshifting reptilian race, and their army of dinosaurs.
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Another one-sheet has arrived for the new flick The Hallow, this one is coming at you all the way from Ireland. Check it out, and look for more on this one soon… if yer lucky!
Corin Hardy’s The Hallow was announced to World Premiere at this coming January’s Sundance Film Festival.
Empire scored the official festival one-sheet for the film, starring Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic, Michael McElhatton, and Michael Smiley.
When a London-based conservationist is sent to Ireland to survey an area of ancient forest believed by the superstitious locals to be hallowed ground, he unwittingly disturbs a horde of terrifying beings and must fight to protect his family.
Up for checking out the first 7 minutes of the Spierig brothers’ Predestination? All you’ve gotta do is sit back, chill out, and read on!
Directed by Michael and Peter Spierig (Undead, Daybreakers), Predestination stars Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Christopher Kirby, and Noah Taylor. It will be available both On Demand and in theaters on Friday, January 9th, from Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Related Story: Predestination Images Offer a Glimpse of the Future
Based on the short story “All You Zombies” by Robert A. Heinlein, Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent (Hawke) sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must recruit his younger self while pursuing the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time.