With Avengers: Age of Ultron only 3 weeks away, and Marvel amping up their big hype machine to guarantee a huge opening weekend, it’s easy to forget that Marvel has a second film coming out this summer. Ant-Man, their second offering, arrives in theaters July 17, 2015 and focuses on Paul Rudd as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man. The official synopsis states Continue reading Ant-Man News and New Trailer Hit the Web
Ever since the moment Samuel L. Jackson stepped out of the shadows to tell Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark about the Avenger’s initiative, Marvel began what was being called a “shared universe”. What followed was a bunch of individual movies built around separate Marvel characters who all inhabited the same universe and ultimately culminated in a movie that included all of them. When Avengers went on to dominate the box office other studios attempted to copy their formula by creating their own “shared universe”. DC under Warner Brothers will introduce a ton of characters in the Man of Steel sequel next summer, all of which will then have their own stand alone pictures as part of a, yes again, “shared universe”. Both the Ghostbusters and Transformers franchises are looking to create the same type of thing. Continue reading Scarlett Johansson Top Choice for Creature from the Black Lagoon Remake
Why I love movies can be summed up in a line I had in a one act play back in high school. It was called Act 3 Scene 5 and took place in a rehearsal for that scene of Romeo and Juliet. My character was a jock whom everyone assumed auditioned for Romeo because the head cheerleader was cast as Juliet. In a moment of sincerity he tells one of the other cast members that the reason he wanted to act was because he saw her in a show the previous year and her acting left him an emotional wreck. The line, as best I can remember after 12 or so years, was “I want to be able to do that; make people laugh when you want them to, cry when you want them to… make people feel the way you want them to whenever you want them to.” Continue reading Why I Love Film, Why Do You?
Two days ago director David Ayer tweeted the above picture of the cast for Suicide Squad. Many of these actors have previously been announced but there are some new faces in the crowd. Pictured above from left to right, top row David Ayer, Joel Kinnaman (playing Rick Flag), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Killer Croc), Jay Hernandez (El Diablo), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Viola Davis (Amanda Waller), and previously unannounced Adam Beach, Jim Parrack and Ike Barinholtz. Continue reading Suicide Squad Cast Photo and First Pic of Jared Leto as the Joker
Yesterday we receive the first true detailed look at the Vision, The Avengers’ android ally in age of Ultron, via the Entertainment Weekly cover. In the comics Ultron was created by Hank Pym, aka Ant-Man, and upon turning evil Ultron created Vision. Up until now it was believed that this origin was going to be updated for the new Marvel film universe by having Tony Stark create Ultron, presumably from Iron Man spare parts. The official Avengers age of Ultron synopsis says the following, Continue reading Avengers: Age of Ultron News about Vision and Ultron