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James Gunn Answers Those Hulk/Guardians Of The Galaxy Rumors
Gunn does explain where the confusion comes from: in Guardians Of The Galaxy, Gunn features the Sakaaran, an alien race that figures prominently in the Planet Hulk story. But Gunn claims they're only meant to substitute for the Badoon, a race of aliens in the Marvel universe that belong to another studio (Fox, most likely).
Monday Movie Memo: How To Track Comic-Con 2014 From Your Home
I went ahead and recorded a Monday Movie Memo mapping out when the biggest panels are expected to run at San Diego Comic-Con, so that you know when – in general – to expect major news stories to break on our site. There are a handful of panels that are can’t-miss events.
Dwayne Johnson Sort Of Admits He's Playing Shazam
We're talking Shazam here, folks. Formerly Captain Marvel (yes, both Marvel and DC have characters named Captain Marvel, because comics), the hero Shazam is a small child named Billy Batson. When trouble brews, Batson looks to the sky and harnesses the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of (huh) Hercules, the stamina of Atlas, the power of Zeus, the courage of Achilles, and the speed of Mercury.
Canceling The Sinister Six Would Be A Bad Idea For The Spider-Man Universe
Why couldn't it be a heist film? A con-man film? Spider-Man is usually confined to New York, but a team of villains could travel the globe. The Sinister Six are coming to New York, but first they have to go on an adventure that takes them to Egypt, Borneo, Shanghai, etc. Maybe they have to fight another classic Spidey rogue, one who is just far too demented for their crew?
Jake Gyllenhaal Gaunt And Desperate In Nightcrawler Teaser
It can be hard out there in the job market nowadays. Maybe you need something to help you stand out to potential employers. Why not a video résumé? That's what Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal), the protagonist of the upcoming indie drama Nightcrawler is trying in the odd bit of viral marketing above.
J.J. Abrams Wants You to Host The First Screening Of Star Wars: Episode VII
What incredible opportunities for gung-ho Star Wars fanatics. The chance to visit the set is a once-in-a-lifetime offer. But then turning around and telling a fan that they will be one of the first people on the planet to see Star Wars: Episode VII in their home town with 20 close friends and family?
Angelina Jolie To Co-Star With Brad Pitt And Direct 'By The Sea'
Has there been a major Hollywood couple where the wife actually directed her husband in a movie? The Hollywood directing ranks are overwhelmingly male, but there have been no shortage of power couples that could have tried it out. But more often than not, it's the man who wears the pants behind the camera.
Why Captain America 3 Won't Be Moving Away From Batman v Superman
The Marvel-DC movie rivalry hasn't quite reached WWE levels yet, but something tells me it's getting there. There hasn't been any direct competition between the two sides as of yet: Marvel has consistently made comparatively strong films, while DC's range from great (The Dark Knight) to stupefyingly awful (Green Lantern).
Marvel Studios' Kevin Feige Teases A Future Avengers-Guardians Of The Galaxy Crossover
While Guardians of the Galaxy is certainly set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's connection to everything we've seen so far is rather tangential. Because the movie is set far, far away from Earth, the events of the story have very few links to characters like Iron Man and Captain America - but there is one major player that ties the big-screen world together: Thanos.
The Fear Monger: The Poughkeepsie Tapes Hits VOD And Ron Jeremy Hits The Jersey Shore
Good day, haberdashers of all things torso-less. Are you guys staying indoors this weekend, or are you daring to face the streets, where Frank Grillo and the paint-faced asshats from The Purge: Anarchy are on patrol? Of course, there’s always Planes: Fire and Rescue, which presumably has completely horrific scenes of talking cars on fire. That is, if they used my screenplay without telling me anything.
Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice To Debut At The New York Film Festival
We have already seen an impressive number of truly amazing films come out so far in 2014, from Wes Anderson's magnificent and hilarious The Grand Budapest Hotel to Joe and Anthony Russo's fantastic and action-packed Captain America: The Winter Solider. But there are still many months left to go this year, and it looks like what could be two of the best films of the year will be premiering at the New York Film Festival.
Sony Blames Sex Tape's Title For The Poor Box Office Performance
Sony was always going to be facing an uphill battle when it came to releasing a movie called Sex Tape. Even with the R-rating, movies that feature sex in the title usually perform poorly, mostly because it implies a certain bawdiness. Sony distribution chief Rory Bruer apparently concurs, given his reaction to the dim opening weekend for the Cameron Diaz/Jason Segel comedy.
This Rotten Week: Predicting Hercules, Lucy And And So It Goes Reviews
Man, what a rough week for movies. Thankfully the weather is great, the sun is out, the air is warm, and we can find a million excuses to stay away from the theaters. That’s what happens when we get Hercules, Lucy and tired old stories posing as comedies hitting the big screen.
Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Double Up At Number One Over Purge Sequel
Friday was a bumper day for horror flick The Purge: Anarchy and for a moment it looked like it might be number one this weekend. But audiences for the movie got it out of their system opening night and the rest of the weekend went to last week's number one Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Star Wars: Episode VII Plot Details Revealed
We have a long time to go between now and the release of Star Wars: Episode VII< and there are a lot of characters who still need to be explained. But leaks like this could start the Star Wars boat sinking just a tad.