New Photo of Tilda Swinton as Madame Blanc in The SUSPIRIA Remake

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We've got a new photo to share with you for the upcoming Suspiria remake. It features Tilda Swinton in the role of Madame Blanc, who is one of the teachers at a dance academy in Berlin that happens to be run by witches. When talking about the character, director Luca Guadagnino tells EW:

"Madame Blanc is a woman who is in a moment of conflict. The conflict between art and magic is something that is seen in her face."

One of the stars of the film, Dakota Johnson, talked about working with Swinton:

"Oh my gosh, I just adore her so deeply. I want to make movies with her forever and I hope we will. It’s just an amazing, amazing friendship and collaboration that I have, that I’m so grateful for in my life."

There's been a lot of hype for this film and it all started with some insane footage that was screened at CinemaCon. You can read a detailed account of that footage here. It was pretty jacked up. Here's the synopsis for the series:

As a darkness builds at the center of a world-renown dance company, its artistic director (Tilda Swinton), a young American new to the troupe (Johnson), and a grieving psychotherapist (Lutz Ebersdorf) become entangled in a bloody, sighing nightmare.

The remake also stars Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass), Mia Goth (A Cure for Wellness) and Jessica Harper of the original film. Suspiria will be released on November 2nd, 2018. I hope we get another crazy trailer to watch soon! To watch the first trailer, click here.

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The Director of IT FOLLOWS is Taking on a New Horror Thriller Called THEY HEAR IT

Director David Robert Mitchell's horror film It Follows has a pretty big cult following. A lot of horror fans really loved what he did with that film. It was certainly an intriguing concept. The filmmaker now has a new film project he's developing for Legendary Pictures. 

The film is called They Hear It and it's based on a horror short, the story of which revolves around "a mysterious presence called 'The Sound' that once heard by anyone has terrible consequences." According to THR, the movie will have "the Alfred Hitchcock classic The Birds and Stephen King’s adaptation It as touchstones."

Mitchell will write the script for the adaptation, but he will not direct. He is currently working on his next film Under the Silver Lake. They Hear It will be helmed by Julian Terry, who is the same filmmaker that directed the short film.

Even though Mitchell isn't directing, his involvement with the script is sure to get fans of It Follows excited for the project.

Whacked Out Trailer For Danny McBride and Rosemarie DeWitt’s Dark Comedy ARIZONA

Things get ridiculously weird and crazy in this first trailer for the upcoming dark comedy Arizona. The movie stars Danny McBrideRosemarie DeWitt, and Luke Wilson, and it looks like it will be a wild good time.

The story is set 2009 during the housing crisis, and it follows a single mom who is a struggling relator. Her life takes a dark and unexpected turn when she witnesses a murder. 

Arizona comes from director Jonathan Watson, who previously worked as an assistant director for Michael Bay, John McTiernan, Frank Darabont, Damien Chazelle, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, and others. Here's the synopsis:

Cassie (Rosemarie DeWitt) is a real estate agent and single mom struggling to keep it all together during the housing crisis of 2009. Her problems go from bad to worse when disgruntled client Sonny (Danny McBride) violently confronts Cassie’s boss and then kidnaps Cassie – making one outrageously bad, and bloody, decision after another.

Arizona will be released on August 24th. Does this look like a movie you'll want to check out?

Tessa Thompson To Provide The Voice of Lady in Disney’s LADY AND THE TRAMP

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It looks like Tessa Thompson is going to be playing the lead female character, Lady, in Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of Lady and the Tramp. She is currently in negotiations and if cast she will join Justin Theroux, who will voice the Tramp and Ashley Jensen. Kiersey Clemons has also been cast in the movie.

The story Follows "a pampered cocker spaniel named Lady whose comfortable life slips away once her owners have a baby. When, after some tense circumstances, Lady finds herself on the loose and out on the street, she is befriended and protected by the tough stray mutt Tramp. A romance begins to blossom between the two dogs, but their many differences, along with more drama at Lady’s household, threaten to keep them apart."

Lady and the Tramp is being released in 2019 exclusively on Disney’s upcoming streaming service sometime next year and it will be directed by Charlie Bean (The Lego Ninjago MovieDexter’s Laboratory,  Samurai Jack). As you might imagine, most of the animal characters will be brought to life with CGI technology.

I like Thompson and the film work she's done. There's no doubt that she'll be great in the role of Lady.

Source: Variety

Great Trailer Released For Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali’s New Film GREEN BOOK

"You never win with violence. You only win when you maintain your dignity."

I've got a fantastic trailer for you to watch today for a new film called Green Book that is filled with emotion, power, and a story that is relevant to today's world. The movie stars Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises, The Lord of the Rings) and Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Hidden Figures) and it tells the true story of a friendship that "transcended race, class and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line." Here's the synopsis:

When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger—as well as unexpected humanity and humor—they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

The film was directed by Peter Farrelly (Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary) and it looks like a great film! It's definitely a different kind of movie that he's directed before. I'm looking forward to checking it out.

The movie also stars Linda Cardellini, Don StarkP.J. ByrneBrian StepanekSebastian Maniscalco, and Iqbal Theba.  Green Book hit theaters on November 21st.

FOX is Reportedly Developing a SIMPSONS Sequel and Films For BOB’S BURGERS and FAMILY GUY

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FOX has got some big animated projects in development that may end up carrying over into the Disney merger. According to The Wall Street Journal, there's a sequel in the works for The Simpsons Movie! On top of that, the studio is developing several other animated films which are also said to include Bob's Burgers and Family Guy.

Fans of The Simpsons have been wanting to see a sequel to the 2007 film for years and now it looks like it might actually happen on the verge of the show's 30th anniversary. A sequel has been mentioned a few time over the years. At one point the producers even took one of the storylines for the sequel and just ended up turning it into an episode.

That episode was called "The Man Who Came To Be Dinner" and it followed the Simpson family as they are kidnapped from a ride at Dizzneeland and taken to the planet of Kang and Kodos, Rigel 7, where the family is on the menu. 

As far as Family Guy goes, creator Seth MacFarlane did hint at one point a few years ago that it might happen soon. The term "soon" in Hollywood, though, never really means what it's supposed to mean. With Bob's Burgers, this is the first time I've heard about any kind of feature film for it.

I'd love to see these projects eventually make it to the big screen. It's good to hear that they are in development. Only time will tell if Disney will continue development on them after their deal with Disney goes through. 

Join THE AQUABATS’ Legion of Righteous Comrades and Help Them Save The World with Super Rad New Music and TV Episodes

I grew up with The Aquabats in my life. I've been a huge fan for years! The first concert I ever attended was an Aquarts show! Year's later as an adult I had the opportunity to get up on stage with the band as Giant Crap Man and get the crap beat out of me by the Bat Commander! It was the best ass-whooping I ever got. 

Not only am I a fan of their music, but their Super Show! TV series was a blast to watch and my kids loved it! It's a shame that the series ended up getting canceled, because not only was it fun, but it brought a light and positivity into this dark world that we live in! 

If you are a fan of The Aquabats, they need your help! They have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help save the world with super rad new albums and TV episodes of Super Show! Even if your not a fan, I've got some information below for you to check out to show you how awesome The Aquabats are!

They are asking people to pledge some money and become a part of the "Legion of Righteous Comrades"! I would love to get more new music and entertainment from The Aquabats and it seems like this is going to be a big final push to make it happen. You will find all the details below:

We hear you loud and clear: It’s time for The Aquabats to get to work, making more music and bringing back the Super Show! But the truth is we can’t make ANYTHING without you... and since we're doing this for you, we wouldn't want to do it without you! 
With YOUR SUPPORT, we can record The Aquabats' first NEW ALBUM since 2011, and shoot our first NEW TV SPECIAL since 2014. Not only will you get new music and television, you'll be helping introduce The Aquabats to a whole new generation of Righteous Comrades and future Aquacadets!
Ever since our network went out of business, we've tried to find a new home for the Super Show... but we don't fit into a very neat box. And, even though we know we have THE WORLD'S BEST FANS, the TV networks and streaming platforms aren't sure if there are enough of you.
So even though we need to raise the funds to make a new album, and a new TV special, it's even more important to bring together everyone who has ever loved The Aquabats, or believes in what The Aquabats stand for.
See, it probably sounds silly, but we really do want to save the world – if saving the world means giving everyone stuff to feel positive about! When we make music and TV shows, our most important goal is for you to have a good time, and not take things too seriously.
Without all of you, we can't prove there's still a place in this crazy world for fun-loving (and kinda weird) superheroes like The Aquabats... and unless we do, we'll never find a new home for the Aquabats or the Super Show!
This is the most important goal of all!
You see, friends, the best thing about being The Aquabats has been all the amazing people we've met and become friends with over the years. Even if we haven't met yet, we bet that includes you too! And, even better, we've gotten to watch lots of you become friends through our music.
But now, it's been almost 5 years since we've had the chance to make new music or television…. and our family has drifted apart. It's been a total bummer, homies. That's why we want to get back to bringing awesome people together, just like our concerts and shows have for 25 years. 
That's why we’re gathering... The Aquabats Legion of Righteous Comrades!

Do you have any fun Aquabats stories!?

Netflix Announces Mark Millar’s New Comic Series PRODIGY

Netflix and Millarworld have announced their latest comic book series Prodigy. This is the second comic book series from writer Mark Millar since he joined forces with Netflix. The first series announced was The Magic Order, which was released earlier this summer. Apparently, it's doing well enough to move forward with this other comic. In fact, The Magic Order ended up being the biggest selling new comic-book franchise in nearly 20 years.

I'm sure you're all wondering what this Prodigy comic series is about so here's the synopsis:

In Prodigy, the world’s smartest man isn’t content with running the world’s most successful business. His brilliant mind needs constant challenge and so he’s become the go-to guy for governments around the world when a problem arises they just can’t handle. A Nobel-Prize winning scientist, a genius composer, an Olympic-level athlete and an expert in the occult, Edison Crane is as addicted to the mysteries of the world as he is to sitting at the top of the Fortune 500. These are the tales of the world’s most exceptional man and this story marks his first published adventure.

Edison Crane definitely sounds like a fascinating character and a series that centers around him could be really really interesting. Miller had this to say in a statement:

"I gave myself a challenge when I created Prodigy. I wanted to write the smartest thing I’ve ever written and at the same time top any action set-pieces I’ve ever managed in the past and I honestly couldn’t be happier with how this has turned out. Edison Crane is by far the best character I’ve created in my career and I’m delighted that my genius friend Rafa Albuquerque is drawing the comic-book side of all this. He’s really one of the best artists in the world. I can’t wait to share this with everyone. This really is a beaut and we’re incredibly proud of it."

Prodigy will be illustrated by artist Rafael Albuquerque (Batman, American Vampire). He previously worked with Millar on the popular comic book Huck.

The comic will be available in comic book stores and online on December 5th.

Wild Trailer For Gaspar Noé’s Psychedelic Dance Party Film CLIMAX

For those of you not familiar with Gaspar Noé, he's the same director behind the crazy cult classic film Irreversible. Now he's got a new film coming out called Climax that looks like the most insane movie based around dancing that I've seen. The story focuses on a group of dancers who end up on a bad trip after accidentally taking psychedelic drugs and their night descends into complete and utter chaos. As you'll see in the trailer, it looks like an incredibly wild film. Here's the synopsis:

From director Gaspar Noé (IrreversibleEnter the VoidLove) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie (Spring BreakersEnter the Void) and shot by Noé himself, the troupe begins an all-night celebration that turns nightmarish as the dancers discover they’ve been pounding cups of sangria laced with potent LSD. Tracking their journey from jubilation to chaos and full-fledged anarchy, Noé observes crushes, rivalries, and violence amid a collective psychedelic meltdown. Starring Sofia Boutella (Atomic Blonde) and a cast of professional dancers, Climax is Noé’s most brazen and visionary statement yet.

Climax has a pretty big cast but the only name you'll probably recognize Sofia Boutella (KingsmanAtomic Blonde, The Mummy). A24 will release Climax sometime in 2018. Watch the trailer and let us know if it interests you. 

Spock Will Be Played By Ethan Peck in STAR TREK: DISCOVERY

In case you've all been wondering who will be taking on the role of the iconic character Spock in Star Trek: Discovery, wonder no longer. Spock will make his big debut in the series in Season 2 and he will be played by Ethan Peck.

In case that name doesn't ring a bell, he's appeared in films such as 10 Things I Hate About You, In Time, and The Sorcerer's Apprentice. He's not the biggest or most popular actor, but the producers of the series seemed to love what he brought to the character. Discovery executive producer Alex Kurtzman had this to say about the actor:

"Through 52 years of television and film, a parallel universe and a mirror universe, Mr. Spock remains the only member of the original bridge crew to span every era of Star Trek. The great Leonard Nimoy, then the brilliant Zachary Quinto, brought incomparable humanity to a character forever torn between logic and emotion. We searched for months for an actor who would, like them, bring his own interpretation to the role. An actor who would, like them, effortlessly embody Spock’s greatest qualities, beyond obvious logic: empathy, intuition, compassion, confusion, and yearning.
"Ethan Peck walked into the room inhabiting all of these qualities, aware of his daunting responsibility to Leonard, Zack, and the fans, and ready to confront the challenge in the service of protecting and expanding on Spock’s legacy. In that spirit, we’re thrilled to welcome him to the family."

I'm sure that Peck will be great in the role. As far as how this younger version of Spock will be handled in the series, Kurtzman previously talked about it saying:

"This is not entirely the Spock who has been formed enough to be the Spock that we know from TOS. There's a lot of story about who Spock was before he becomes the Spock that is the yin-yang to Kirk. What I'm so excited about is that we have an opportunity to present a version of Spock that's both totally consistent with the Spock everyone knows but very, very different. And it's all gonna tie to how we sink up with canon."

Spock is Michael Burnham's brother in the series and at the end of Season 1, Burnham and the crew of the Discovery answered the distress call of a fellow Federation ship that turned out to be the Enterprise. That is how Spock is going to be introduced into the series.

What do you think about Ethan Peck taking on the role of Spock in Star Trek: Discovery?