Monthly Archives: September 2017
A new Men in Black spinoff film is in the works, but there is no plan at the moment for Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones to return as J and K.
According to Deadline, Sony Pictures has fast tracked the film for release on May 17, 2019.
The movie already has a script, which comes from Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. Holloway and Marcum have written other movies such as Iron Man and Transformers: The Last Knight. This currently untitled sequel also has Steven Spielberg on board as an executive producer. What it does not have yet, though is a director or any actors.
Lynda Carter, who helped popularize the character of Wonder Woman with her portrayal of the Amazonian on 1970s television, has taken James Cameron to task for his recent comments on Wonder Woman.
Cameron, the director of such films as Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Avatar, has been quite critical of the recent Wonder Woman film directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot.
Cameron called the Wonder Woman of Jenkins' film a "step backwards" for female representation. After getting backlash for his statement, Cameron stood his ground in terms of his criticism, particularly in comparison to his own character of Sarah Connor, as portrayed by Linda Hamilton.
Stop me if you've heard this one before. A popular publisher of superhero comics has hit a prolonged rough patch after years of questionable storytelling decisions and declining sales. In order to turn things around, they steer ahead with a massive relaunch that aims to both honor the company's powerful legacy and embrace a brighter, more exciting future. That relaunch kicks off with a special one-shot comic that introduces some huge plot twists, brings fan-favorite characters back into the spotlight and features fourth wall-breaking narration by a long-absent hero.
That's where DC was in May 2016 at the start of DC Rebirth, and Marvel finds itself in the exact same position now as the Legacy relaunch gets underway. The similarities between DC Universe Rebirth #1 and Marvel Legacy #1 really are pretty blatant. The one key difference between the two books is that, while they're both successful at what they set out to accomplish, they ultimately succeed for different reasons. If Marvel Legacy does succeed in its mission to redeem Marvel, it won't be for the same reasons Rebirth has salvaged DC.
The worlds of the WWE and eSports are colliding — and IGN has your front-row seat to the action.
IGN is happy to announce that it will be hosting the WWE + IGN eSports Showdown in New York on Thursday, October 5, as well as a live stream of the event that night. WWE stars will go head-to-head as they virtually battle it out in one of today's biggest fighting games.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to attend, or catch the show online.
On Sunday, October 1st, FOX - home to iconic TV series The X-Files - will premiere Ghosted, a new paranormal action comedy about an ex-cop and an ex-professor joining forces to explore the possibility of aliens, ghosts, and anything else that might go bump in the night.
The show/network pairing is most definitely purposeful too, according to stars Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, and creator Tom Gormican, who I had the pleasure of speaking to back at the Austin Television Festival.
"It's beyond appropriate," Robinson said, of Ghosted airing on FOX. "That's why we wanted to be in it. FOX recognized that too and were very excited about it."
"Yeah, from the very start, before we ever spoke to Tom about this I thought 'this has got to be on FOX'." Scott explained. "It's perfect. And they felt the same way, luckily." Gormican then added that part of what made The X-Files stand out was the horror element, noting "There isn't really another sort of horror genre comedy on TV and that's something we're going to lean into. And there's no other network other than FOX really for people who've tried to spore that on the drama side."
Updated: July 2018
Racing games occupy a unique lane in the world of gaming, as they can put you behind the wheel of a supercharged race car in a frenzied street race or on the track in Formula 1. Or a go-kart filled with banana peels. Sure, you can use a gamepad, but you're not getting the full experience. With a proper racing wheel setup you can realistically steer around other cars, shift into a higher gear, and slam on the accelerator for an experience that is way more awesome than just lounging on the couch with gamepad.
Marvel's Inhumans is finally making its debut on ABC tonight, but Marvel teamed up with IMAX to debut the first two episodes in theaters throughout the world.
Released in theaters on September 1, Inhumans had a short, premium-format theatrical run intended to highlight some of the scenes filmed in IMAX. After its full run, Inhumans made, according to Box Office Mojo, approximately $1.52 million domestically and $1.33 million internationally for a worldwide haul of $2.85 million.
Its domestic opening slotted Inhumans into the 24th highest-grossing spot of its debut weekend (Sept. 1-3) — a time frame which ended up being the worst Labor Day weekend at the box office in 17 years. Inhumans only screened in 393 theaters for a $2,889 per theater average. In terms of every movie playing that weekend, that made Inhumans the 14th highest-grossing by per-theater average, and the fourth-highest grossing of all new releases that weekend.
Sony reportedly wants Twilight's Kristen Stewart and Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o to star in its upcoming Charlie's Angels reboot.
Variety reports the studio is eyeing Stewart and Nyong'o for main roles as members of the female private detective agency. However, casting has just gotten underway and Sony is reportedly considering several other recognizable actresses for the film.
Kristen Stewart in Cafe Society.
The Charlie's Angels reboot will be directed by Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Perfect 2), with Banks also producing alongside Elizabeth Cantillon and Max Handelman. The film is slated to hit theaters in summer 2019.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds developer Bluehole has announced the formation of PUBG Corp., a subsidiary devoted to the game.
"Given PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' global success, we want to ensure that we have the operational efficiency that is required to support the game globally," said PUBG Corp. CEO Chang Han Kim, who previously served as Bluehole's vice president. "This new structure allows us to be nimble as we look toward the expansion of strategic business opportunities that include the game’s potential in the esports sector and the growth of PUBG as a true global IP franchise."
In an effort to create "more centralized points of contact for players around the world," the newly formed subsidiary has opened an office in the United States, with locations in Europe and Japan to follow.
Today marks the launch of Nintendo's highly sought after SNES Classic, and Bethesda has decided to take its celebration the extra mile, tweeting a mock SNES box art for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
The box art, which you can see above, features the Dovakhiin bravely facing an elder dragon, clad in a retro Dungeons and Dragons-esque art style befitting a 90s western RPG. Bethesda even went as far as to use its classic "Bethesda Softworks" logo.