Before Matthew Vaughn jumped out of the X-Men franchise to make Kingsmen: The Secret Service, he was developing a sequel to X-Men: First Class. This sequel would not have been Days of Future Past. The sequel Vaughn wanted to direct would have revolved around a younger version of Wolverine and that film would have led into Days of Future Past. During a recent interview with Uproxx, the director explained:
“I didn’t want to do Days of Future Past next. I felt that one should be in a trilogy and Days of Future Past should be the finale of that story. I would have done a film in-between where you meet the young Wolverine and a new character, and then in Days of Future Past became the young Wolverine and the old Wolverine and just really blow it out….So that’s what I would have done, but the studio didn’t agree with me on that. And, to be frank, as I said, it’s not my sandbox so I couldn’t do anything about it.”
That would've certainly been interesting! It's so hard to imagine a younger actor in the role of Wolverine. The film would've taken place in the 1970s and I wonder who Vaughn would have cast in the role. I also wonder how young he would have gone with the character. Late 20s early 30s maybe? Who would you have cast?
Hugh Jackman brought an end to the character of Logan in the best way possible, but one day Fox will reboot the character. We have no idea when, but when asked by Variety if a reboot was possible, 20th Century Fox Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider told them "Anything’s possible."
Would you have liked to see Vaughn's vision of a young Wolverine for the X-Men: First Class sequel? Or are you happy with what Singer ended up giving us?
A new promo spot has been released for The Exorcist Season 2. It's called "Evil Has a New Home", and it offers us a first look sneak peek at what's in store for the second season. Not only does it give us some footage from the upcoming season but it also features cast members Jeremy Slater, Ben Daniels, Alfonso Herrera and John Cho talking about what to expect from the story. Cho, who is best known for his work on the Star Trek films, is a new addition to the cast.
I really liked the first season of The Exorcist. It turned out a lot better than what I was expecting and it ended up having some great twists and turns. I can't wait to see how Season 2 plays out. Judgin by what I'm seeing and hearing in this promo, it looks like it's gonna be good!
In The Exorcist Season 2, Father Ortega (Herrera) and Marcus Keane (Daniels) have left Chicago and are looking for cases. They find a former child psychologist named Andrew Kim (Cho) who runs a group home for at-risk foster children on an island off the coast of Seattle. One of those children becomes possessed, of course, and the priests have to deal with the fallout.
The Exorcist Season 2 is set to premiere on Friday, September 29th on FOX.
After launching the debut trailer at E3 that showed players the main focus of the game: killing tons of Nazis, and enjoying every minute of it, Bethesda Studios released a second teaser for Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus.
Now, a new trailer was released showcasing some of the gameplay for the upcoming Wolfenstein 2. The teaser shows a lot of what fans can expect from the next installment in the Wolfenstein series, be warned however, it is not safe for work.
There were some uncomfortable scenes that was showed in the trailer that will definitely be inappropriate to watch at work. There’s tons of violence of course, some funny yet disturbing moments, oh and a sex scene.
Take a look at the game’s synopsis below:
The Nazis have taken over America. They’ve turned Manhattan into a wasteland. They’ve walled off New Orleans and are systematically purging the city, burning people and homes to the ground. And they brazenly walk the streets of small-town USA — going where they want, taking what they want and behaving however they please. But this is not BJ Blazkowicz’s America. The United States will never be broken – especially with BJ on the job, rallying the Resistance and igniting a revolution.
Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC on October 27. It is also coming for the Nintendo Switch sometime next year. Check out the new gameplay trailer below:
I'm so bloody happy to announce that the latest big screen adaptation of Stephen King's IT will become the highest grossing horror film of all time, from a pure horror genre standpoint. The movie that it had to beat was the 1973 film The Exorcist which made over $232.9 million since it was first released.
IT is expected to beat the record tomorrow and by Sunday they say it will have made around $270 million. If any film deserves to hold the title of the highest grossing horror film, it's IT. It was just such a fantastically well-made film that the majority of people have just loved. I've already seen it four times in theaters! I have to keep dragging people to see it!
Deadline explains that the studio "is calling the record from a pure genre standpoint, with all other pics such as The Sixth Sense ($293M), Jaws ($260M), and Will Smith’s sci-fi zombie pic I Am Legend ($256.4M) considered horror hybrids."
High fives to the cast and crew of IT, who brought us such an amazingly fun and terrifying film! I can't wait for Chapter 2!
If you saw footage from the live-action Tokyo Ghoul movie a couple months ago and felt compelled to see it, you'll soon get your chance. From October 16th to October 22nd the film will be getting a limited run in select theaters with English subtitles. In celebration of that, the first teaser trailer for the film with English subtitles has been released on the web. Check it out below and let us know if you'll be picking up a ticket to watch.
Some new information has come to light regarding the upcoming feature film adaptation of New Mutants. When developing this movie, one thing that director Josh Boone and his creative team wanted to do is give fans a comic book movie that is unlike anything that we've seen before.
We know that the film will differentiate itself by being a horror movie and this is the plot summary that was previously released:
"Held in a secret facility against their will, five new mutants have to battle the dangers of their powers, as well as the sins of their past. They aren’t out to save the world — they’re just trying to save themselves."
Now, 20th Century Fox CEO Stacey Snider has offered some new information about the movie, which recently wrapped shooting, and what it will be like. She tells Variety:
"If we’re going to make a superhero movie, we have to ask ourselves: 'What’s our version? What’s a Fox Marvel film?'. When you look at films like Deadpool or Logan or the upcoming New Mutants, you’ll see they have their own personality."
She goes on to describe the film as a haunted house movie with a bunch of hormonal teenagers:
"Great effort has been put into making sure they’re differentiated. New Mutants is about these teenagers who are just coming into their powers. It’s like watching mutants go through adolescence and they have no impulse control, so they’re dangerous. The only solution is to put them in a Breakfast Club detention/Cuckoo’s Nest institutional setting. It protects the people on the outside, but it’s strange and combustible inside. The genre is like a haunted-house movie with a bunch of hormonal teenagers. We haven’t seen it as a superhero movie whose genre is more like The Shining than 'we’re teenagers let’s save the world.'"
I really like this direction that they are taking the film. A superhero movie that has more in common with The Shining than superheroes is very appealing to me because I love horror movies! It's going to be fun to see these two different genres come together.
To give you more of an idea of what to expect from the movie, it's said to be loosely based on the New Mutants comic book arc "The Demon Bear Saga." That story focuses on the New Mutants as they come under attack by a sinister psychic entity that feeds on their negative emotions and they have to stop it before it infects the world.
The film stars Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) as Wolfsbane, Anya Taylor-Joy (Split) as Magik, Charlie Heaton as Cannonball, Blu Hunt asDani Moonstar, and Henry Zaga as Sunspot.
What do you think about the direction that they are taking the story for this movie?
New Mutants will be released in theaters on April 13th, 2018.
Slowly but surely, more actors are revealing they're on the hook for Avengers 4 (the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War) and those that have been keeping track can mark Sebastian Stan down on the list. A recent interview (via CBM) has revealed Stan will be in the new film, with the actor saying the following about his appearance:
"I still haven’t read a script for this next one. For this fourth one. All I know is I’m going down there in October, and that’s all I know. I still actually haven’t read a script for the last one. [laughs] All I knew was what I was involved in, and I was kept on a very ‘need to know’ basis. Maybe that’s the norm. But it’s a family system. There’s a trust, and there’s a sense of knowledge between the writers and the directors, with Kevin [Feige]… that shows up."
Many have speculated that Stan will be taking up the mantle of Captain America after Steve Rodgers dies in the first film, but that's based mainly on speculation from the comics and has nothing to do with what is known in regards to the film. Personally, I don't see it happening as I don't think Stan is as strong of an actor as Chris Evans in the role. What are your thoughts?
Now that we've seen the trailer for Tomb Raider, Warner Bros. are giving us a behind-the-scenes sneak peek at how Academy Award Winner Alicia Vikander transformed herself into the iconic video game adventurer Lara Croft. In the three-minute clip, we see how Vikander trained her body and mind to prepare for the role. We also see that she did a lot of stunt work.
As a fan of the newest wave of Tomb Raider games, I can't help but notice the filmmakers attention to detail. And from this clip, you can tell they put a lot of work into the movie.
Fans of the 8-Bit Mario will get a chance to rekindle their love in Super Mario Odyssey! Footage of 8-Bit Mario has been shown in the past, but this latest gameplay video will give you a sense of just how trippy some of those moments can be. Check out the video below and get ready to fight for a Switch because this game is launching October 27th.
So, I just started watching the series Riverdale because of the hype surrounding it. I'm only four episodes in and I still don't really understand the appeal. People keep telling me it gets better, but maybe this show just isn't for me.
If you are a fan of the series, you'll be happy to hear that the creators are expanding the Archie universe and developing a Sabrina The Teenage Witch companion series called The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. According to THR:
The hourlong drama reimagines the story of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age tale that traffics in horror, the occult and witchcraft, naturally. The new iteration is described as in the vein of Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist and finds Sabrina wrestling to reconcile her dual nature as a half-witch, half-mortal while fighting the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.
This spinoff actually sounds more appealing to me than Riverdale because I'm into the fun supernatural fantasy stuff. I imagine this means that we'll see the series crossover with each other like all the DC superhero series do.
Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is writing the new series which will potentially debut during the 2018-19 TV season. It's being executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater and Lee Toland Krieger, who will also direct the pilot.
It's not surprising to learn that The CW is developing a Sabrina series as Aguirre-Sacasa previously said that he was looking at doing it. He said:
"One of the nice things about me being a part of Archie Comics is having access to a library of 4,000-5,000 characters. Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats … those are characters who can very easily support their own show. But we [also] have superheroes. So in success, yes, the goal is to expand that way."
Well, they've started to expand and I imagine this won't be the only new Archie show we'll see. What do you think about this new Sabrina show that they are developing?