New ANT-MAN AND THE WASP Footage Screened Showed Lots of New Footage and The Ghost in Action!

During Disney big presentation at CinemaCon, Marvel showed off a new trailer for Ant-Man and The Wasp that was loaded with all kinds of cool new footage! The trailer put a big focus on Evangeline Lilly's The Wasp and there are some incredibly fun action sequences that involve her. The footage also offered us our first footage of Laurence Fishburne and Walton Goggins. We also finally got to see Ghost's powers in action!

I absolutely loved the humor of this Marvel franchise, they have a lot of fun doing really absurd things and the visuals are what make them so great! One of the first things we see in the footage is Paul Rudd's Ant-Man in his Giant-Man form riding on the back of a truck next to Walton Goggins' villainous character Sonny Burch. Ant-Man is hitting the side of the truck, but things are going the way he had hoped, so The Wasp pops up in the truck and starts beating the crap out of everyone inside. It's at this point that Scott Lang's daughter Cassie tells his dad he needs a sidekick. 

There's also a scene where Hank Pym (Michael Douglass) is talking to Luis (Micheal Pene). Hank says that he opened the Quantum-realm up to a villain known as the Ghost. Hank is going to Luis and his crew because he needs their help in getting something that Hank needs. Luis points out that they are the right team for the job because they robbed him at one point.

There are then a bunch of action shots of the Wasp fighting people and in the process showing off her abilities. Then for some reason, there's a clip where we see a giant ant playing the drums! It was a very WTF!? kind of moment.

We also get to see the Ghost action and this villain has the crazy cool ability to pass through solid objects, At one point we see her jump through an SUV. The way this looks visually is pretty rad as well. 

There's some amusing banter between Ant-Man and The Wasp regarding their different styles of fighting. During one part Ant-man tells Wasp, "You go low and I go high," but then The Wasp responds with, "I have wings. Why would I go low?" So they end up switching it up. 

There's a scene where Luis is freaking out after he shrinks in size with Ant-Man and The Wasp while driving an SUV. And the footage comes to a close with Scott Lang and Lawrence Fishburn, who was Goliath, comparing how big that they've gotten using the technology. It's here that Lang reveals his biggest size of 65 feet, compared to Goliath's 21 feet. It was just funny listening to them comparing sizes. 

I have no idea when this trailer will be released but I hope that you get to see it soon! Part of the story will focus on Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne entering the quantum realm to rescue Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer). Here's the official synopsis:

From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink: Ant-Man and The Wasp. In the aftermath of Captain America: Civil War, Scott Lang (Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne (Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Douglas) with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past.

Peyton Reed is directing Ant-Man and the Wasp, and it will be released in theaters on July 6th, 2018.

A University In Ohio Will Offer Scholarships To Top FORTNITE Players

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Ashland University, which is located in Ohio, is looking to recruit the best Fortniteplayers as the institution is adding the popular battle royale game to their highly competitive esports program, TechCrunchreports. As an incentive, the university is offering a scholarship depending on the player’s skills and abilities in the game. 

Fortnite, which is still relatively new, will be joining Ashland University’s esports program that has games like League of Legends, Rocket League, Overwatch, DoTa 2, and many others. In a  released on the school’s official website, the head eSports coach, Josh Buchanan said that:

Fortnite appeals to both the core and casual gaming audience. We’re excited to provide this platform for gamers who want to showcase their skills in a more competitive space. Fortnite facilitates an environment that allows players to get creative, innovate and show off their mastery of skills.”

The scholarship that the school is offering will lighten the admission fees by $4,000. Currently, tuition at Ashland University for an undergraduate program goes around for about $32,000. Of course, this won’t probably attract students who are targeting to enter a different university. However, for those who are interested in applying in Ashland, and at the same time has exceptional skills in Fortnite, then this scholarship might be for you. Interested gamers can apply for the program here

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The Footage Screened of James Wan’s AQUAMAN Movie at CinemaCon was Freakin’ Epic!

While at CinemaCon, I had the opportunity to see the first footage from Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment's upcoming film Aquaman. Before the footage was shown, director James Wan expressed how he really didn't want to show any footage at this point because it wasn't fully finished. But, the studio told him he had to show something, so he did, and what he ended up sharing with all those in attendance was visually epic! 

I was completely wowed by the footage that I saw! Wan's vision for this film goes way above and beyond what I was expecting. This world that Wan has created is seriously Lord of the Rings-style epic, only it's set underwater! I'll be honest, I've never been a fan of Aquaman, but I'm a huge fan of James Wan, and now I couldn't be more excited to see this movie!

Aquaman looks like it's the most ambitious DC film project that WB has made yet. The footage showed tons of footage of Jason Momoa in the title role and the story will dive into the character backstory. One of the coolest scenes showed a young Aquaman catching a trident flying at his face with his bare hands. There's also a shot of him lifting a submarine out of the ocean, and we see a badass fight scene inside of a sub.

We also got our first look at Willem Dafoe as Vulko; Temuera Morrison (Green Lantern) as Tom Curry; Patrick Wilson looked awesome as Orm/Ocean Master, who promises to bring the "wrath of the seven seas." Then there was Yahya Abdul-Mateen II looking freakin' rad as Black Manta! It was a quick shot, but he looked so cool and his look is right on par with the design of the character in the comics.

The most impressive stuff that I saw, though, were the visuals of the world that the story is set in. At one point the Ocean Master is standing in a colosseum rallying the crowd of people against his brother who is looking to challenge him to the throne. 

I can't wait for you to see some of this stuff when the first trailer is eventually released. I think a lot of fans will be in awe of what this movie looks like. Judging from what I saw here, Wan went out and made an incredible Aquaman film!

Aquaman also stars Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Ludi Lin as Murk, and Nicole Kidman as Atlanna. Here's the synopsis: 

Aquaman will center on Aquaman as a reluctant ruler of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis who is caught between land dwellers that are always polluting the globe and his own people who are ready to invade the surface.

The movie is set to be released December 21, 2018.

The Directors of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Wipe Their Social Media Accounts Clean… Except For One Video

Avengers: Infinity War director's Joe and Anthony Russo have done something really interesting. Leading up to the release of the film, they've wiped all of their social media accounts clean of content and only left fans with one single video that features a little footage of Thanos with the caption, "Thanos is coming." 

The video appears on their official Instagram account, their official Twitter page and their Facebook page. Every other thing that they have ever posted has seemingly been deleted.

I have no idea why they did this, but I assume it was for dramatic effect as the movie is about to come out. And obviously, Thanos is going to have a huge presence in this film and we've heard time and time again that the MCU will never be the same after this. They are obviously making a statement regarding this film, and when you all see the movie, you'll probably have a better understanding of why they did this. 

What are your thoughts on why the Russo Bros. cleared their accounts and posted this video?

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Disney Shares Footage of Tim Burton’s DUMBO and New Details Are Revealed

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As a fan of Tim Burton, I've been very excited about seeing how his live-action film adaptation of Dumbo would turn out. Well, while attending the Disney presentation at CinemaCon, the studio shared a featurette for the film that included interviews with the cast and crew as well as the first footage from the film, and it looks absolutely wonderful!

The movie has a great cast that includes Colin Ferrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Eva Green, and up until this point, all the info we've had on the film comes from this synopsis:

Disney’s new live-action feature film Dumbo introduces Holt Farrier (Farrell), a former circus star who finds his life turned upside down when he returns from the war. Circus owner Max Medici (DeVito) enlists Holt to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when Holt’s children (Nico Parker and Finley Hobbins) discover that Dumbo can fly, persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Keaton) and an aerial artist named Colette Marchant (Green) swoop in to make the peculiar pachyderm a star.

The movie is said to be an expansion of the first film. It's a new story for Dumbo that we haven't been told before. In the video, Danny Devita explained:

"The original ends with the elephant flying. This one begins with that and goes even further."

The footage then offers us a POV shot of Dumbo flying in the circus tent and we see the awe and wonder in the faces of the people who are watching. We never see any actual footage of Dumbo because the studio wants to hold off on that big reveal. They did show a still shot of the character, though, that you can see in the Tweet below. 

The footage also shows Devito's character amusingly scolding his circus employees for not doing their job and also degrades the elephant. The circus is struggling and at one point Devito also approached the Strong Man of the show at one point and told him that he was now in charge of all the financial aspects of the circus, which left the strong man confused. Ferrell goes on to explain that Dumbo will bring Devito's character closer to his kids.

I loved the visual style of the movie as well. Out of all Tim Burton's movies, the style reminded me most of Big Fish. It's just very vibrant and colorful! I loved what I saw in this little presentation and I can't wait to see more!

Dumbo is scheduled to hit theaters on March 29, 2019.

New Trailer For Netflix Danish Series THE RAIN Is Loaded With Action

A new trailer has emerged for Netflix's first original Danish series The Rain, and its loaded with action and more background on the streaming service's latest post-apocalyptic thriller series. In this trailer, we'll see our two central characters Simone and Rasmus and learned how they escaped the plague that wiped out a good portion of Scandanavia. 

The series hits Netflix on May 4, will you be watching?

Kevin Feige Wishes He Could Undye Thor’s Eyebrows in THOR

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The Marvel movies are a lot of fun and often really well done. When they do mess up, they tend to use it as a learning experience. That being said, Marvel Studios president, Kevin Feige, has said of all the thing he wishes he could change about the movies it would be Thor’s eyebrows in Thor.

I’ll tell you one specific example I just thought of today and I laugh at it. Definitively, the one thing I would definitely do differently if I had to do it over again, is we would not have dyed Chris Hemsworth’s eyebrows blond in the first Thor. Because we were like, Thor is blond! He has to be blond! And Hemsworth was great and awesome and pulled it off, but there are a couple of shots I watch and I’m like, oh my God, that poor guy, we made him freaking dye his eyebrows! That’s ridiculous! And I can laugh about it now because Hemsworth is Thor and he doesn’t need long hair, or a cape, or a hammer, or two eyeballs to be Thor.

That’s right. Out of all the mistakes made, he would change Thor’s eyebrows. Not how weak some of the villains in the films were, not the incorrect time gap in Spider-Man: Homecoming, but freaking Thor’s eyebrows. That’s funny to me. Then again, I could see how something so minor would be a go-to as it would leave the bigger mistakes that helped the studio to learn and grow. What do you think? If you could go back and change just one thing in the Marvel movies, what would it be?

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Watch Most Of the Cast From AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Talk About The Movie – SPOILER FREE

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What do you get when you have just about every major character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe on one stage?  Well over the weekend we had just that as Marvel assembled just about every member of the press for a Avengers: Infinity War junket. Because this happened before the premiere and release of Infinity War, not much was discussed about the plot. So you can watch this guilt free, there is no need to worry about spoilers. (sorry for the shaky cam.  I forgot my tripod.)

Amazon Confirms JACK RYAN Season 2 Well Before The Premiere Of Season 1

Amazon has confirmed Jack Ryan will return for Season 2, and we're still months out from the premiere of Season 1! The news comes from Slashfilm, who like most, are assuming the quick renewal is a result of leading man John Krasinski's mega-hit A Quiet Place blowing up at the box office. More likely than not, Amazon is probably ensuring they can keep Krasinski around past the show's initial 10-episodes, which will definitely get a lot more viewers now that the actor has a bonefied Hollywood hit.

Not that anyone was any less psyched about this series, but are you more excited for Jack Ryan now that you know it's getting a Season 2? I'm always much more inclined to binge a series if I can be assured another season will follow. What about you?

Check Out Stan Lee’s Interview From The Red Carpet Of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

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For those curious, Stan Lee was present at the red carpet premiere of Avengers: Infinity War, and looking just about as well as a man in his 90s can. I'm not going to overanalyze this video, but I will say that after watching I'm beginning to think the various stories that have come out in the past weeks regarding Marvel's main man have the truth falling somewhere in the middle. Perhaps Lee is forcing his way out to these events, and his crew is doing the best they can to protect his dignity because they can't leave him at home? I'm not really sure honestly, so I'll leave it to you to share your take in the comments: