Warner Bros. has shared the first trailer for the upcoming Stephen King adaptation of the follow-up to his classic novel, Doctor Sleep. Starring Ewan McGregor, Doctor Sleep will follow an older Danny Torrance, who learns of his ability called “The Shining,” only to uncover a quest by a secretive cult to track down people with its power and kill them.
Directed by Mike Flanagan (Haunting on Hill House), Doctor Sleep looks like yet another fantastic Stephen King adaptation, which seem to be coming fairly consistently the last few years. Doctor Sleep hits theaters on November 8th.
After years of rumors and development hell, Black Adam, starring Dwayne Johnson finally has a director, with The Rock’s recent Jungle Cruise collaborator, Jaume Collet-Sera to take the helm of the film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the success of Shazam! earlier this year has put Black Adam high on the studio’s list, putting the long-awaited adaptation the fast track.
The Rock has been cast in the role of Black Adam for years, since 2014, so it’s no surprise to see fans excited for this project. Expect more news to come later this year.
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Warner Bros. has announced that it will be skipping San Diego Comic-Con this year, with no Hall H presentation. However, they’re not slowing down as the studio also revealed the first teaser poster for Wonder Woman 1984, the sequel to the ground-breaking first film. The psychedelic new poster shows Diana sporting a new set of armor, clearly inspired by her classic Golden Eagle armor from the comics.
Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah. Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ follow up to the Super Hero’s first outing, last summer’s record-breaking “Wonder Woman,” which took in $822 million at the worldwide box office. “Wonder Woman 1984” will also be helmed by acclaimed director Patty Jenkins, and star Gal Gadot in the title role.
Wonder Woman 1984 hits theaters on June 5th, 2020. You can hit the jump to check out the poster in full.
Famed director, Quentin Tarantino, is continuing his venture into genre entertainment with his latest project. Collider has word that Tarantino has enlisted actor/comedian Jerrod Carmichael to write the screenplay adapting Dynamite Entertainment’s crossover comic, Django/Zorro, for the big screen.
Tarantino co-created Django/Zorro with writer Matt Wagner and artist Esteve Polls in 2015. The series picks upyears after the events of Tarantino’s film, with Django continuing his new career as a bounty hunter in the western states, eventually meeting Diego de la Vega, the famed Zorro. The two form a partnership and begin to dole out justice the only way they know how.
Disney Pixar has revealed the first official teaser trailer for their upcoming fantasy-alternate-timeline animated film, Onward. Based on a true story from director, Dan Scanlon, albeit with a magical twist, Onward follows two brothers in a magical world centuries after modern machines took root. Elves, gnomes, unicorns, dragons, and more populate the world, alongside cars and planes.
With such an interesting premise, the cast is all-star with Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water), and Julia Louis-Dreyfuss (VEEP). Onward hits theaters on March 6th, 2020.
Preparations for the 2019 Las Vegas Licensing Expo are underway and we have our first look at some exciting projects on the horizon, including Godzilla vs. Kong (seen above), and Masters of the Universe. Expect this post to be updated as more pieces of promotional art for upcoming projects are revealed.
In the meantime, you can hit the jump to check out the most up-to-date awesome happenings at the Licensing Expo.
DC Entertainment has revealed that it has tapped Eisner Award-winning comic book writer, Tom King (Mister Miracle, Vision), to co-write its upcoming New Gods film alongside director, Ava DuVernay. According to The Wrap, it’s likely he’s been handed this massive gig after the success of his recent 12-issue miniseries, Mister Miracle, which starred Scott Free, aka Mister Miracle, and his wife, Big Barda, two of the New Gods that will be featured in the film.
While New Gods has not been officially announced, and has no release date, it’s good to see some movement on yet another anticipated DC Entertainment adaptation.
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Trailers for Terminator: Dark Fate, Batwoman,Swamp Thing, and Jessica Jones, and a ton of news on Batman, Akira, Sonic the Hedgehog, and more on this jam-packed edition! Check out the episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!
In what is most certainly massive news for Hollywood, it’s been revealed that the long-in-development-hell live action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s critically acclaimed, Akira, will hit theaters on May 21, 2021. That also happens to be the same day that John Wick: Chapter 4 will hit theaters, so expect one of those to move around a bit.
Additionally, Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) has been attached to direct the project after rumors of him circling the project started several months ago. The logline for the project can be found below.
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.
After an avalanche of negative feedback from the first trailer, Sonic the Hedgehog director, Jeff Fowler, revealed that the design for Sonic would be changed in the upcoming live-action film. That, in turn, prompted more negative feedback from the community with thoughts of the visual effects artists being overworked coming to mind. Now, Fowler has revealed that the film has been delayed to February 14th, 2020 to allow for enough time to get everything just right.
This is honestly the best thing that could have happened for the film, given it’s relatively short turnaround time for something as large as this. “Taking a little more time to make Sonic just right,” Fowler wrote. With this much care put into something like Sonic the Hedgehog, you can’t help but hope for the best.
After early speculation on it, Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that a Knights of the Old Republic film is officially in the works with writer, Laeta Kalogridis (Alita: Battle Angel), writing the screenplay. Early reports indicate that she is very close to finishing the first draft of the script.
Set thousands of years before the Skywalker Saga, KOTOR was released as a video game in 2003 by LucasArts before expanding to numerous other novels, and spin-off stories. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available on Knights of the Old Republic.
Paramount Pictures has released the first, highly mysterious, teaser trailer for the upcoming Terminator: Dark Fate, welcoming James Cameron back to the franchise he helped create. The film features the return of Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor, as well as several newcomers like the new Terminators played by Gabriel Luna and Mackenzie Davis.
With little to go off of in plot, we’re left with bits and pieces, as SkyNet seems to have set its sights on a new target. We’ll find out more when Terminator: Dark Fate hits theaters on November 1st.
It’s almost become tradition since the acquisition of LucasFilm by Disney that Vanity Fair’s Annie Leibovitz appears to take the most gorgeous photos of production on each an every Star Wars film. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is no different with the magazine revealing a slew of new photos and reveals.
The new photos reveal Keri Russell’s character, Zorri Bliss, as well as the Knights of Ren, first teased back in The Force Awakens. Hit the jump for a full look at all of the photos and what they mean.
It appears the newest trend in Hollywood is to get the hype train rolling as soon as possible on films, as Universal has announced that its upcoming adaptation of The Invisible Man starring Elizabeth Moss and Storm Reid will hit theaters on March 13th, 2020, less than a year from now. Production is set to begin later this year, with the film going head-to-head against Warner Bros.’ Godzilla vs. Kong.
The Invisible Man is directed by Leigh Whannell (Upgrade), based on the classic novel of the same name.