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“Bumblebee” Sequel Potentially in the Works

According to Deadline it has been reported that a sequel to the Bumblebee film is in development. Currently not much is known about the project, however any details about the project will be under wraps until after the animated film based on the Transformers franchise is complete. Bumblebee film producer, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura has this to say. With Bumblebee, producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura says, “We had many objectives (including) to bring a new set of families into the series, and that succeeded; in the after markets that will continue to succeed in a big way. Part ofRead More


SHAZAM! Trailer #2 Streamed

Warner Brothers recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for SHAZAM! The latest trailer features another look at the setting of the film. The trailer also showcases some of the battle scenes. SHAZAM! will premiere in theaters on April 5.  … We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside aRead More


New Ghostbusters Movie in the Works

Entertainment Weekly has reported that Jason Reitman will be directing and co-writing a new Ghostbusters film that is set in the universe that started with the original 1984 film. His involvement is not much of a surprise since his father, Ivan Reitman, was the director of the first live-action Ghostbusters film. Ivan will be returning to help his son produce the next installment in the Ghostbusters film franchise. Entertainment Weekly also conducted an interview with Jason and Ivan Reitman. Jason Reitman had this to say about his role on the project. “I’ve always thought of myself asRead More


Hiyori Sakurada to Reprise Role in 2nd Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Film

The official live-action Tokyo Ghoul website has updated with the announcement that Hiyori Sakurada will be reprising her role as Hinami Fueguchi in Tokyo Ghoul 2. The previously revealed cast members include: Masataka Kubota: Ken Kaneki Maika Yamamoto: Tōka Kirishima Shū Tsukiyama: Shota Matsuda Additionally, it was also revealed that Shunya Shiraishi will be returning to reprise his role as Nishiki Nishio. Kai Ogasawara will also be returning to play his role as Hideyoshi “Hide” Nagachika. The first live-action Tokyo Ghoul film premiered at Anime Expo in July 3, 2017 and later premiered on July 7 in Berlin. The film made its first Japanese debut atRead More


Luke Wilson Joins DC Universe “Stargirl” Cast

Deadline has reported that Luke Wilson will be joining the cast of the DC Universe exclusive Stargirl series. Wilson will be portraying Pat Dugan who is the pilot of S.T.R.I.P.E.  For those who are not aware, Patrick “Pat” Dugan was created by Jerry Siegal and Hal Sherman. The character was first introduced in Action Comics #40, which was released in September 1941. The confirmed cast so far includes: Brec Bassinger: Stargirl Joel McHale: Starman (Sylvester Pemberton) Lou Ferrigno Jr.: Hourman (Rex Tyler) Brian Stapf: Wildcat (Ted Grant) Luke Wilson: Pat Dugan/  S.T.R.I.P.E.  Anjelika Washington: TBA Henry Thomas: Dr. Mid-Nite (Dr.Read More


Captain Marvel Trailer 3 Trailer Streamed

Marvel Entertainment recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Captain Marvel. The latest trailer features a deeper look at the setting of the film. The trailer also features another look at the other characters in the film including another look at the members of Starforce. Captain Marvel will premiere in theaters on March 8. Tickets for the film are now available. While I was excited before hand, this trailer really helped up my hype for the film as a whole. The setting of the film looks like its going to be a blastRead More


Leonardo Nam Joins DC Universe’s Swamp Thing Cast

Deadline has reported that Leonardo Nam will be joining the cast of the DC Universe Swamp Thing series. Nam will be portraying  Harlan Edwards, who will be a recurring role in the series. Deadline provided a short description of the series. Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, Swamp Thing follows Abby Arcane (Reed) as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe. NamRead More


CW “Batwoman” Series Receives Pilot Order

Deadline has reported that the Batwoman CW live-action series has been given a pilot order by the network. The series, which will star Ruby Rose as Kate Kane aka Batwoman. For those who are not aware, Batwoman made her live-action debut in the recent Arrowverse crossover called Elseworlds. According to Deadline, David Nutter is being considered as the director of the pilot. Deadline also provided some backstory on the character. Batwoman marks the first gay lead character — male or female — of a live-action superhero series. In the CW’s drama based on the DC characters, she’s armed with aRead More


Tigress, Sportsmaster, and Dragon King Join DC Universe “Stargirl”

Deadline has reported that Tigress, Sportsmaster, and Dragon King will be joining the villain roster of the DC Universe exclusive Stargirl live-action series. The trio are apart of the Injustice Society, who are group of master criminals, which debuted in All Star Comics #37. The team also served as the evil counterpart to the Justice Society of America.  Joy Osmanski will be portraying Paula Brooks, aka the second Tigress. Paula Brooks was created by Mort Meskin and debuted in the comics with Sensation Comics #68, which was released in August 1947.  Neil Hopkins will be playing Lawrence “Crusher” Crock, who is also known as the Sportsmaster. Crock was created byRead More


Ludwig Göransson To Compose “The Mandalorian”’s Soundtrack

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that Ludwig Göransson is set to compose the score for The Mandaolorian. For those who are not aware, Göransson has worked on various popular soundtracks with some including Black Panther, Creed I, Creed II, Venom, and much more. Göransson recently had an interview with Starwars.com with his thoughts on his inclusion on the project. “Words fail to express how surreal and humbling it feels to be invited into the Star Wars universe,” Göransson said. “I am deeply grateful to Jon Favreau and Disney for this opportunity and to John WilliamsRead More


Hellboy – Official Trailer #1 Streamed

IGN has updated their official Youtube channel with the first trailer for the upcoming Hellboy reboot film. For those who are not aware, the film is based on the graphic novel series by Mike Mignola and released by Dark Horse Comics. The trailer features a look at several of the characters in the film such as Hellboy (David Harbour) and the film’s villain, Nimue (Milla Jovovich). The film originally served as a sequel to Hellboy II: The Golden Army, however it eventually turned into a reboot film during the production phase. The upcoming film isRead More


Henry Thomas Joins DC Universe Stargirl Cast as Doctor Mid-Nite

Entertainment Weekly has reported that Henry Thomas will be joining the cast of the DC Universe exclusive series, “Stargirl,” as Dr. Mid-Nite. For those who are not aware, Dr. Mid-Nite is another founding member of the Justice Society of America. The original Dr. Mid-Nite was created by Charles Reizenstein and Stanley Josephs Aschmeier in 1941. Brec Bassinger: Stargirl Joel McHale: Starman (Sylvester Pemberton) Lou Ferrigno Jr.: Hourman (Rex Tyler) Brian Stapf: Wildcat (Ted Grant) Anjelika Washington: TBA Henry Thomas: Dr. Mid-Nite (Dr. Charles McNider) Dr. Charles McNider was was a surgeon who was set to work on a patient to removeRead More


Lou Ferrigno Jr. Joins DC Universe Cast as Hourman

TVline has reported that Lou Ferrigno Jr. will be playing Rex Tyler aka Hourman in the upcoming DC Universe Stargirl series. For those who are not aware, Rex Tyler was one of the founding members of the Justice Society of America. Rex Tyler made his debut appearance in Adventure Comics #48, which was released in March 1940. The original Hourman was created by Ken Fitch and Bernard Baily. This isn’t the first time the character was seen in a live-action DC production as the character recently appeared as a guest role in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, who was portrayed by Patrick J. Adams. No other detailsRead More


Joel McHale Joins DC Universe Stargirl Cast as Starman

Variety has reported that Joel McHale will be joining the cast of the upcoming DC Universe exclusive Stargirl series as Sylvester Pemberton, who is also known as Starman. The character is stated to be depicted as the “Golden Age Starman” and he have a reoccurring role in the series. For those who are not aware, Sylvester Pemberton made his debut appearance in Action Comics #40, which was released in September 1941. The character was created by Jerry Siegel and Hal Sherman. The character also had various aliases throughout his career such as Star-Spangled Kid and Skyman. Variety provided a short descriptionRead More


International Based ‘Ultraman’ Reboot in the Works

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that an Ultraman “reboot” is in the works for the international market. The project will be produced by Tsuburaya Productions and US based Starlight Runner Entertainment. Starlight Runner Entertainment will be working with The Licensing Group to release the series “across multiple platforms, with story-driven licensing and merchandising programs for the U.S. and international markets.”  The project is stated to be produced as a series that will be released on a streaming platform. For those who are not aware Ultraman is a long running Tokusatsu series that was created by Eiji Tsuburaya. The original series was released inRead More