Well, Terry Gilliam Has Lost The Rights To THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE

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Terry Gilliam's long-time passion project, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, really must be a cursed film! The director has been trying to get this film made for decades! Things looked bright for him and the project when he actually completed production on it with Adam Driver and it ended up premiering at the Cannes Film Festival.

Well, things just took another crazy turn as Gilliam just lost the rights to his film! Screen Rant reports that the Paris Court of Appeal just ruled in favor of the film’s former producer, Paulo Brancho, who sued for rights to the project on the grounds that Gilliam made the film illegally. Wow! I didn't see that coming!

According to Branco and his production company Alfama, Gilliam and his team didn't hold the rights to make the film. Screen Daily quotes Branco as saying:

"The film belongs in its entirety to [the production company Alfama Films]. The film was made illegally. It’s the first time I’ve ever seen so many people embark on a mission to produce and exploit a film, without holding the rights. It’s a unique case."

On top of that, Gilliam also had to pay a little over $10,000 in damages to Alfama Films, and the production company will be seeking similar recompense from the film’s production crew and the Cannes Film Festival.

This is just crazy! I'll be honest, I feel bad for Gilliam because this is the passion project that he's never given up on after all of the crazy problems that he's had to endure in trying to make it over the years. Those problems are still continuing and we have no idea if the film will ever see the light of day at this point. At the same time, he should've made sure it was ok for him to make the film before he actually went out and made it.

The story of this film production seems wilder than the story that the film will tell! 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote stars Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) in the role of Toby and Jonathan Pryce (Pirates of the Caribbean) in the role of Don Quixote, and this is the synopsis: 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote tells the story of a deluded old man who is convinced he is Don Quixote, and who mistakes Toby, an advertising executive, for his trusty squire, Sancho Panza. The pair embark on a bizarre journey, jumping back and forth in time between the 21st and magical 17th century. Gradually, like the infamous knight himself, Toby becomes consumed by the illusory world and unable to determine his dreams from reality. The tale culminates in a phantasmagorical and emotional finale where Toby takes on the mantle of Don Quixote de la Mancha.

The movie also stars Stellan Skarsgård (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Good Will Hunting), Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace, Oblivion), Joana Ribeiro (Portugal Não Está à Venda, A Uma Hora Incerta), Óscar Jaenada (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Jordi Mollà (Criminal, In the Heart of the Sea), Sergi Lopez (Pan’s Labyrinth) and Rossy de Palma (Julieta, The Flower of my Secret).

Sony’s PSN Is Having A Massive ‘Best of E3’ Sale Right Now

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Keeping up with tradition, Sony is once again offering multiple games up for sale after the conclusion of this year’s E3. The PSN sale promises discounts of up to 50% off for regular PSN folks and up to 60% off for PS Plus subscribers. 

The "Best of E3" sale started a few days ago and will end on June 19 at 8 AM PT. Currently, there are about 186 games listed on the sale including Resident Evil 7, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Dragon Ball FighterZ and Yakuza 0. You can check out the full lineup of discounted games here

During the recently concluded E3, Sony had one of the biggest conferences with announcements on big games such as The Last of Us Part II, Death Stranding, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Days Gone, Spider-Man and the long-awaited Resident Evil 2 Remake. 

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Allison Janney in Talks to Join Hugh Jackman in BAD EDUCATION

Bad Education is an upcoming film project from screenwriter Mike Makowsky and director Cory Finley. Hugh Jackman has reportedly joined the project as a superintendent who wants to better the school district he works for while embezzling public funds so that he can live the life he wants. Deadline is now reporting that Allison Janney is in talks to join the project as “the school district business manager who is in on the scheme and enjoying the same living large lifestyle while helping him (and her) to cover their tracks.”

The story is based on Makowsky’s high school experience and sounds like it could be quite interesting. Janney and Jackman are both very talented actors, so I’m very interested in learning more about this film. Fred Berger, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Eddie Vaisman, Julia Lebedev, and Oren Moverman are set to produce the film through Automatik and Sight Unseen production companies.

DC Comics Reveals Batgirl’s New Costume

DC Comics is revamping Batgirl and she's got a new creative team behind it and it will come complete with a new costume design for her new adventures in Gotham City. That costume redesign comes from artist Sean Gordon Murphy and it is going to be revealed on the cover of Batgirl #26.

If you're familiar with the comics and the previous Batgirl costumes, this one was inspired by the character's outfit from Year One with the grey, yellow, and blue color scheme. Obviously, it has more of a modern stylish look to it, though, especially with the bat logo that will hook on to a backpack. The gloves, boots, and utility belt also have been tweeked, and she doesn't have a full cowl. The following comes from Polygon.

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The series is being written by Mairghread Scott with art by Paul Pelletier and Elena Casagrande, and this is what Scott had to say in a statement:

“This is supposed to be a version of the costume that she was working on when she still lived with her dad. That’s why it looks so much like her original Batgirl: Year One outfit — like, she’s with her dad. She can’t get out back to Burnside, and this is like the emergency. So the version that she was working on [back in the day] that she had stashed here just in case. It helps us with the story a little bit too, because it’s a little less bright — we wanted her to be more stealthy, and we want her to be able to integrate some more tech with the belt.”

I like the new design! It's got a cool stylish look to it that fits the character and its a good combo of old and new. 

Batgirl will be taking on the returning villain named Grotesque, who according to Scott, was "originally, this sort of adrenaline junkie who liked to steal the finer things in life, but he got sent away to Blackgate. Now he’s back and we learn that his time in prison has really changed him." Scott said.

This villain is dark as he is an artist that creates insane pieces of art using human beings. "Things like Perseus with the Head of Medusa, but maybe it’s got a real person’s head. Or a still life, but made up of human hands. He’s still stealing things, of course, but it’s different now — he’s escalating. And Batgirl has to stop him."

He's like Hannibal Lector! This sounds like it going to be a rough villain for Batgirl to take on. But, it's explained that this will also come with an internal struggle with her implant:

"The implant that allows her to walk is shorting out. But when that happens, [Babs’] is just like, ‘Oh, okay, my legs aren’t working, I can deal with that. It’s fine.’ Because she was Oracle for a long time, you know? She knows how to operate without the chip."

The use of her legs isn't all that she's dealing with, though:

"We decided that this implant is in her spine, it’s got to hook into her brain somehow. So that’s the risk — she’s a girl who can survive anything as long as she has her brain, but what happens if her brain is suddenly becoming an unreliable place? My mom had a brain tumor, so I pulled a lot of what Babs is going through here from her — it was a lot of awkward conversations like 'Hey, so, you know how it felt when you were brain damaged?'"
"Because that’s scary, you know? My mom was a professional grammarian for years and suddenly it was a struggle. She had to think about things like ‘what if the language centers of my brain stop working? How will I feed myself, how will I feed my family?’ So that’s what Babs is going through, she’s worried that her eidetic memory might not be perfect and her investigative skills might be failing."

That adds a whole new interesting dynamic to the character that ads so many more layers to her. She's definitely going to be going through some complicated times. In the end, the are focused on staying true to the character.

"It was important to us that the art communicates her as a hero rather than a pin-up or a victim."

The new team kicks off in Batgirl #26 and Batgirl Annual #2 this August, while her new costume debuts in Batgirl #27 on September 26th.

What do you think about the new costume and the direction they are taking the character?

The First AQUAMAN Trailer Confirmed To Debut at San Diego Comic-Con

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After a week-long blitz of Aquaman awesomeness and speculation on when we will see the first trailer, director James Wan has confirmed that it will debut at San Diego Comic-Con. Most fans assumed that would be the place of the big reveal, and it makes sense because Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment like to put on big show there. Here's the announcement from Wan:

Will you be at Comic-Con for the big reveal in Hall H!? I can't wait to see what this trailer ends up showing off! A lot of fans are cautiously optimistic about this movie, so DC has got to make a great first imression. 

An icon for over 70 years, Aquaman is the King of the Seven Seas. This reluctant ruler of Atlantis, caught between a surface world constantly ravaging the sea and Atlanteans looking to lash out in revolt, is committed to protecting the entire globe.

The Aquaman cast includes Jason Momoa, Amber Heard as his wife Mera, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko, Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry, Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Ludi Lin as Murk, Patrick Wilson as King Orm/Ocean Master, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna and Michael Beach as Jesse Kane.

To catch up on all of the recent Aquaman movie news, click here.

This Trailer For The New Netflix Series KISS ME FIRST is Like a READY PLAYER ONE Murder Mystery

Netflix has released a trailer for an upcoming sci-fi series called Kiss Me First that's worth checking out. It originally aired in the UK and it looks like a Ready Player One-style murder mystery and something that you might see on Black Mirror. Part of the story is set in a virtual reality world complete with avatars and in the real world. The series is an adaptation of a novel by Lottie Moggach and this is the synopsis that was released:

Kiss Me First tells the story of Leila, a lonely 17 year old girl who is addicted to a fictional online gaming site called Agora. While in Agora, Leila meets Tess, a cool and confident party girl who harbours a dark secret. In the real world, the two girls become friends, but after Tess disappears Leila decides to assume her friend’s identity and in doing so is quickly drawn into unravelling the mystery behind her disappearance.

The show was created by Bryan Elsley, who co-created the teen drama Skins, and this is what he said about the series:

"I think that the book has a very assured young adult tone to it. I like the complexity of the central character, who I thought Lottie had written extremely well. And there’s a certain disobedience and lack of conformity to the book, which I admired. I’m a writer, and so sometimes that’s enough for me top just hop on."

In regards to the story, Elsley added:

"It’s the story of two friends who meet each other on the internet, and one of them gradually becomes aware that a cult is secretly in operation, in the deep background, hidden in a corner of a computer game. So Leila, who is the heroine, takes it upon herself to crush and defeat the cult leader, who is this mysterious character, Adrian. But not before she’s been on a journey of growth and empowerment that binds her ever closer to her new friend, Tess."

Kiss Me First, stars Tallulah Haddon, Simona Brown, Matthew Beard, George JovanovicFreddie StewartMisha ButlerHaruka Abe, and Samuel Bottomley, and it will hit Netflix on June 29, 2018.

Surprising New Team of Rangers for MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS Includes New Ranger

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There’s a new creative team working on Beyond the Grid which is the storyline will follow Shattered Grid. That team consists of writer Marguerite Bennett and artist Simone Di Meo and they seem really excited. The previous team of writer Kyle Higgins and artist Daniele Di Nicuolo also sounded really excited for what’s coming which gives me a lot of hope. During a recent interview with CB, the new team of Power Rangers that will be the focus of Beyond the Grid was unveiled, check it out below.

There are a couple of things to take note of. First, each Ranger is from a different series. You have Magna Defender from Lost Galaxy, Tanya from Zeo, Cam from Ninja Storm, Andros from In Space, Ranger Slayer (WHAT?!?!?!) from the Go Go Power Rangers comics, and a new one for those of us that never watched Super Sentai. That’s a very interesting team. Without revealing anything about the Shattered Grid storyline, Ryan Parrott mentioned that we’ll learn more about the Ranger Slayer in the upcoming Go Go #11.

I will say that the next issue will reveal, Go Go #11 will reveal a lot of information. You’ll get key information as to understand who the Ranger Slayer is, her relationship with Drakkon, and the second part of the remaining parts of the Go Go Shattered Grid part will basically explain why she is who she is. This is the beginning of her story, not the end of her story.

Since we’ll find out more about Ranger Slayer in the not too distant future, let’s focus on this mysterious new Ranger. I first thought it was just the Blue Dino Charge Ranger since I never saw that series, but I was corrected and it turns out that it is the Talon Ranger or Dark Ranger from the Sentai series Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. He was never adapted to the American version of the show though for some reason. We have no idea who this ranger is, or what they’re like, so I think it will be fun to meet a brand new character.

When asked about why these Rangers were chosen, Bennett failed to reveal anything, but simply said:

I am just over here boiling slowly with the desire to just...have you ever seen The Road to El Dorado? The movie? Okay well there’s a scene where Cortez is cracking his knuckles and he goes, “My crew was as carefully chosen as the Disciples of Christ and I will not tolerate stowaways.” And that’s how I feel about how I chose these characters. I’m dying for the chance to defend my decisions so, soon. Soon I promise you,

Well, I’m excited. Shattered Grid proved to me that the Power Rangers comics are actually good and not just a joke so you can be sure I’ll be reading Beyond the Grid as well.

Tom Holland Spoiled JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM For Chris Pratt

My guess is that you read the title of this article and said, “how the heck could Tom Holland spoil Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom for Chris Pratt who stars in the film?” That’s my guess because that was my reaction when I saw a similar headline. The answer? He’s Tom Spoiler-Mouth Holland. I have deduced that Holland has a superpower. That power gives him the ability to spoil anything to anyone. Want to propose to your mate? Don’t tell Holland, or your mate will know before the date that night. So, how did he do it? How did he spoil Fallen Kingdom?

Pratt was recently interviewed by Sirius XM where he told the story:

The first I heard about the plot was from Tom Holland, weirdly. I think I was shooting the sequel for Guardians of the Galaxy, maybe, and Tom was doing Spider-Man on the same lot. Tom, of course, knows [Fallen Kingdom director] J.A. Bayona because of the film The Impossible. Tom was the young guy in that movie...and he’s so grown up now.

He said, ‘Hey mate, I just talked to J.A., mate, he told me the whole plot of the story,’ and I was like, ‘What?’ He said, ‘Yeah, there’s like a volcano,’ and I said, ‘You’re messing with me. He’s like, ‘No, mate, he told me the whole thing.’ So he told me the whole story, so I heard it right from Tom Holland first. And then, when I read the script, I was like, he wasn’t messing with me. It was all real.

No one should ever tell Holland anything even resembling a secret. It will get out. He’s still the best Spider-Man we’ve had though and he’s fantastic so I guess no harm, no foul.

This Is What Happens When You Can’t Have Female Models At a Fashion Show

Question, you're in Saudi Arabia and want to have a fashion show, but strict law prohibits female models, what do you do?

1. Dress men up as models.

2. Not have the fashion show.

3. Attach hangers to flying drones.

If you answered 1 you're clearly not familiar with the culture of Saudi Arabia, and if you answered 2 you're a individual who realizes option 3 is not a great idea. The good news is these fashion show organizers weren't and decided to go option 3 for the world to sit back and laugh at. Enjoy the video and the screeching engines of the drone below:

Watch: Nick Offerman Became A Born-Again Christian For The Passionate Love Making

I really want to believe Nick Offerman is nothing like Ron Swanson, but every interview he gives really just solidifies him further as his Parks and Recreation character. Take this one, for instance, in which a teenage Offerman became a born-again christian, mostly because he was into the passionate love-making. Listen to Offerman explain in the video below, and have a good laugh along the way: