Several news outlets have announced that a live-action film adaptation of the My Hero Academia franchise is in the works at Legendary Pictures. The project will be overseen by Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter for Legendary Pictures. Whereas, Ryosuke Yoritomi will oversee the project for Shueisha, who is the publisher of the manga. In addition, the film will be distributed by Toho in Japan. The Hollywood Reporter provided a description for the project. Legendary is producing a feature film based on the property, which takes place in a world where 80 percent of people have developed powers, known as quirks. One boy, who has noRead More
ANN has recently reported about their coverage at the Sunrise panel at Anime Expo 2018, which revealed that Yasuo Miyakawa, Sunrise’s president and CEO, has recently announced that a live-action adaptation of the Gundam franchise is in the works. The film will be produced by Sunrise with the help of Legendary Pictures. According to the teaser trailer that was reveal at the panel it is stated that “co-production has begun” from both sides of the production. At this point in time the trailer has not been officially released outside of the panel, however hopefully a trailer for the film willRead More
Cinema Today has updated their official Youtube channel with a new Japanese promo video for Pacific Rim Uprising. The latest preview features another look at the battle between the Jaegars and the Kaiju. Pacific Rim Uprising will premiere in North American theaters on March 23 and will distributed by Universal Pictures. The film will premiere in Japan on April 13 and distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures Japan.
Deadline has reported that Pacific Rim Uprising’s premiere date has been pushed from February 23, 2018 to March, 23, 2018. Due to the change the film will no longer compete with Marvel’s Black Panther so it should have a stronger presence in the box office. For those who are unaware the film is the sequel to 2013 Pacific Rim film directed by Guillermo del Toro. Pacific Rim Uprising is directed by Steven S. DeKnight. The film stars Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman, Adria Arjona and Charlie Day.
Today, Legendary Pictures confirmed that writer, Michael Dougherty will now also be directing the sequel to Godzilla. Originally Michael Dougherty was hired alongside his “Krampus” co-writer Zach Shields to write future sequels in the Monster cinematic universe, dubbed the MonsterVerse. However, after months of working with Legendary Pictures this deal has been extended due to long lasting ties with studio. Alex Garcia will still be in control of all projects. Godzilla 2, Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), is currently slated to hit theaters on March 22, 2019 with Godzilla vs. Kong plannedRead More
Today, Legendary Pictures has revealed the title for the upcoming sequel to the 2014 Godzilla film. The sequel will be titled “, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, ” which is set to debut in theaters on March 22, 2019. Comicbook also released this press release, which reveals details about the upcoming sequel. Legendary today announced the hiring of three veteran production executives to its feature film operations including Herbert W. Gains, who has been named EVP of Physical Production, Valerie Flueger Veras who has been named SVP of Post- Production and Sara Flamm who will take on theRead More
Variety has recently reported that Michael Dougherty and Zach Shields will be the main writers for the sequel to the 2014 Godzilla film. Both writers are known for writing “Krampus” for Legendary. It is also been hinted that Legendary is currently planning to set up the writers that will help work on Godzilla/ King Kong film universe. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. “Godzilla 2” is currently planned to premiere on March 22, 2019 and “Godzilla vs. Kong” is set for May 29, 2020.
30 Days of Godzilla: Day 30: Tell Us Your Story of What Got You Into Big-G: Where do we begin on that? Like I don’t even know what to bring up and what not, because it’s really a long story of why I love Godzilla, the movies and everything about the franchise and still do to this day. I guess to put it simply, Godzilla came into my life when I needed it. When I saw Godzilla, King of the Monsters and Godzilla vs. Megalon there was something about GodzillaRead More