Comic Book/Superhero film adaptations are not going away anytime soon. Avengers: Age of Ultron exploded on the scene a month ago and has already claimed $1.3 billion worldwide (good for 6th and still not finished) and Ant-Man will be in theaters in July. The above image lists the release schedule for comic book/superhero related movies for only the next 4 years (through July 2019). With this genre fresh on everyone’s mind in the summer blockbuster season, I thought it’d be a fun topic to discuss what is your favorite comic book/superhero movie of all time? Continue reading What is your Favorite Comic Book/Superhero Film?
According to The Wrap, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is currently in negotiations to produce and star in a remake of Big Trouble in Little China. The original was directed by John Carpenter in 1986 and starred Kurt Russell as Jack Burton, “an everyman truck driver who helps his friend Wang Chi rescue his green-eyed fiancée from bandits in San Fransisco’s Chinatown. They go into the mysterious underworld beneath Chinatown, where they face an ancient sorcerer named David Lo Pan“. (Wikipedia) Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Circling Big Trouble in Little China Remake
This may be another one of those things to file under “nobody cares but me”, however I still thought it was worth noting. Sony currently holds the rights to James Bond on the big screen and the property has never been more profitable than now. All the Daniel Craig Bond flicks have done well at the box office, but Skyfall in particular made $1.1 billion worldwide and was very well received. Because of that, Sony has high expectations for the follow-up, Spectre, both commercially and critically. Unfortunately for Sony that might be the end of their relationship with the Ian Fleming creation. Continue reading James Bond Distribution Rights Up For Grabs After Spectre