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No Screaming in Space Headline News

‘Alien: Romulus’ Promises Chest-Bursting Terror in New Trailer

Produced by Ridley Scott and directed by Fede Alvarez, the ninth entry in the immensely popular and enduring ‘Alien’ franchise hits theaters August 16, 2024. 

Return of the X-Men Headline News

Michael Lesslie in Talks to Pen Upcoming Marvel ‘X-Men’ Film

‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’ scribe is reportedly set to write the upcoming Marvel Studios film, the latest installment in the cinematic franchise acquired by Disney from 21st Century Fox in 2019.

People Headline News

Jeff Bridges, Dave Bautista, and Bryan Cranston Join ‘Grendel’

Bridges will play the eponymous Grendel alongside Bautista as Beowulf and Cranston as King Hrothgar in The Jim Henson Company’s live-action monster film set to begin production in Europe later this year.

A-Mazing News Headline News

Jack Paglen in Talks to Pen ‘The Maze Runner’ Revival

It’s been so long since 2018… and we’re told this is not a reboot… the ‘Transcendence’ writer would join original trilogy producers Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Lee Stollman, Wyck Godfrey, and Marty Bowen, as well as director Wes Ball, for an installment described as a continuance of the franchise.

Let the Manic Mayhem Begin… Again! Headline News

Illumination Drops New ‘Despicable Me 4’ Trailer and Poster

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 10:03am

Let the silliness begin! The first ‘Despicable Me’ film in 7 years, starring Steve Carrell and Kristen Wiig alongside franchise newcomers Will Ferrell, Sofia Vergara, Joey King, and Stephen Colbert, hits theaters July 3.

A Christmas Surprise Headline News

Film Adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Christmas Pig’ in the Works

First published in 2021, the book follows Jack, a boy who loses his childhood toy Dur Pig and is gifted another, called Christmas Pig, who joins him on an adventure to rescue the wayward toy.

The Old Boy Returns Headline News

Lionsgate, Park Chan-wook to Develop English-Language ‘Oldboy’ Series

The show is based on the Japanese manga, which follows a man’s pulse-pounding journey for answers after he is kidnapped and held in a room for 15 years.

The Third Coming Headline News

An Even ‘R’-er Red Band Trailer Drops for ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’

What do superhero frenemies do… when one is Deadpool… they come together… Ryan Reynolds returns as the fourth wall breaking ‘Merc with a Mouth’ in the third installment of the scandalous Marvel Studios franchise, alongside Hugh Jackman as Wolverine; the film hits theaters July 26.

Last Turtle Standing Headline News

R-Rated Live-Action ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Feature in Development

Paramount and Walter Hamada are producing the project, titled ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin,’ which will adapt a popular storyline from the recent IDW comics; Tyler Burton Smith is set to pen the script.

Well Well Mr. Anderson Headline News

Drew Goddard to Direct ‘Matrix 5,’ Lana Wachowski to Executive Produce

Although plot details remain firmly under wraps, the film promises to honor ‘what Lana and Lilly began over 25 years ago,’ while ‘offering a unique perspective.’

Shake It Up! Headline News

Disney Shakes Up Release Slate, Live-Action ‘Moana’ Delayed

The feature adaptation of the original animated feature has moved from June 27, 2025 to July 10, 2026, while the animated ‘Moana 2’ sequel will still premiere November 27, 2024; the anticipated ‘The Mandalorian & Grogu’ has been confirmed for a 2026 release.

The Scariest Ballerina Headline News

Universal Drops New Trailer for ‘Abigail’

From Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, the directing team behind ‘Ready or Not,’ 2022’s ‘Scream,’ and ‘Scream VI,’ comes a blood-thirsty new vision for vampire flicks featuring a monstrous little girl, out April 19. 

The Best Stories Never End Headline News

‘The Neverending Story’ Returning to Screens in New Multi-Film Series

See-Saw and Michael Ende Productions have teamed to adapt the beloved 1979 fantasy novel, which follows a child, Bastian Balthasar Bux, who discovers a mysterious book that leads him on a journey through the realm of Fantastica; story last hit cinemas in 1984.

A New Kind of Oswald ANIMATIONWorld

Lilton Stewart III Talks Upcoming ‘Oswald Down the Rabbit Hole’ Horror Flick

The director explains that while his movie is mainly advertised as a horror film, ‘It leans more heavily into adventure and fantasy’ and ‘feels more like ‘The Goonies’ with young adults,’ also noting that with a mix of 2D animation and VFX, it tackles ‘the dark side of nostalgia, and how it can lead to depression and trauma.’

No Heroes Only Rebels Headline News

Netflix Drops Official Trailer for ‘Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon - Part Two: The Scargiver’

The epic two-part science-fantasy continues with the saga’s next chapter in the people of Veldt’s fight against the Motherworld; film debuts April 19.

Streaming Salem Headline News

New Line’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ Remake Will Debut on Max

Warner Bros.’ forthcoming feature adaptation of the Stephen King vampire novel, first pushed from a Fall 2022 to Spring 2023 release before being shelved by the SAG-AFTRA strike, will bypass cinemas and stream later this year.

XR as SXSW Headline News

Taiwan Creative Content Agency Showcases 15 Animation, VR Projects at SXSW

Among these productions, ‘Madame Pirate: Code of Conduct’ was selected for the 2024 SXSW XR Competition, while ‘Sister Lin-Tou’ was part of the XR Spotlight section; SXSW runs in Austin, Texas from March 8-16.

No Heroes Only Rebels VFXWorld

Framestore VFX Takes Flight on ‘Rebel Moon: Part One – A Child of Fire’

VFX supervisor Bob Winter and his teams created the Bennu, a mythical winged, griffin-like creature based on animals including an eagle and lion, the Harmada/Nemesis fight, and the epic 20-minute third act Gondival battle, delivering 580 shots on the first installment of Zack Snyder’s two-part science-fantasy, now streaming on Netflix. 

In Passing Headline News

Famed Character Sculptor Kent Melton Passes at 68

Known for his work on multiple high profile animated films including ‘Aladdin,’ ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Mulan,’ ‘The Incredibles,’ and ‘Coraline,’ the artist dies last Thursday from Lewy body dementia.

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