Definitely the most intriguing recent news is Neill Blomkamp's announcement that he will be bringing his treatment/version of the Alien universe to the big screen. We can imagine the lockdown on this project but the director recently gave an interview & revealed some really interesting background. Hit the jump to check it out.
WOW, when Neill Blomkamp posted some very intriguing concept art of 1979's iconic Alien character Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) with Hicks (Michael Biehn) a couple of weeks back it seemed it was nothing more than just wishful thinking on everybody's part but today its confirmed that the movie is happening & its Blomkamp's next title. Not only that but according to reports Ridley Scott will produce via his production company Scott Free. The director just posted an image of H.R Giger's Xenomorph via his Instangram with the caption:: "Um... So I think it's officially my next film." That movie which is set in the “Alien” universe that will take place after Prometheus 2. Blomkamp previously stated he had hoped to work with original Alien star Weaver on the project, though she isn’t officially involved at this time. This can be a fantastic movie as long as they get the right scriptwriter & give Sharlto Copley a holiday.
The first footage from Alan Taylor's Terminator: Genisys has been released online in the form of a preview of tomorrow's first official trailer & it does not disappoint. With the tagline, "He Is Back," featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger's T-800 the preview reveals some pretty awesome details! Genisys stars Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke as John Connor, Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, Dayo Okeniyi, Matt Smith, Byung-hun Lee, Michael Gladis, Sandrine Holt & J.K. Simmons. Alan Taylor is directing the movie which will be the fifth instalment of the movie series. Schwarzenegger starred in all but the last one, 2009’s Terminator Salvation. Terminator Genisys hits screens this July 1st.Hit the jump to check it out!
A new promotional image from Alan Taylor's upcoming Terminator sequel, Terminator: Genisys has arrived revealing Arnold all pretty. The first movie in the new trilogy stars Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke as John Connor, Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, Dayo Okeniyi, Matt Smith, Byung-hun Lee, Michael Gladis, Sandrine Holt & J.K. Simmons. Alan Taylor, who worked with Clarke HBO's Game Of Thrones, is directing the movie. This movie will be the fifth installment of the storied movie series. Schwarzenegger starred in all but the last one, 2009’s Terminator Salvation. Hit the jump for the details & image.
Noomi Rapace has recently been discussing PROMETHEUS 2 & the role of her character, Elizabeth Shaw & hinted at the new villains we can expect to see in the eventual sequel. Director Ridley Scott has recently reaffirmed that the Xenomorphs won’t feature next time around despite the introduction of the Decon. MTV News quizzed Rapace on whom the follow-up's antagonist could be, Rapace replied: "God, maybe? Or the devil? I don't know where [Ridley's] gonna take us but I can't wait to go there. I don't know what we're going to discover. I feel like I’m sharing her curiosity & also her anger. She can’t go back to Earth. There’s nothing left for her, really. She wants to go back to where she came from these giant creatures. In her head, that’s the dark paradise, in a way. So, what’s there? I don’t know. I think she wants answers. She wants to know." The sequel arrives in the US on 4 March 2016 with a UK date to be confirmed.
The main villain in Star Wars VII appears to have leaked. The internet has recently been rich in supply of images of the new Stormtroopers costumes plus concept art of Han Solo's new wardrobe. Now some new concept art has surfaced featuring our first look at the main villain. Who also appears to hold Darth Vader's helmet. Hit the jump for the details. Warning Major Spoilers!
Universal Pictures have unveiled two new character posters for Bobby & Peter Farrelly’s Dumb and Dumber To. Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels reprise their roles as Lloyd & Harry in the sequel, while Rachel Melvin, Rob Riggle, Kathleen Turner, Brady Bluhm, Laurie Holden & Steve Tom co-star. Set twenty years after their last escapades the dimwitted best friends head out in search for one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney. Dumb and Dumber To hits theatres this November 14th. Hit the jump for the details.
Iron Man 3 & Kiss Kiss Bang Bang director Shane Black will write & direct a Predator reboot for 20th Century Fox. THR report that Black is directing & writing a treatment for the movie, which will then be fleshed out & scripted in full by Fred Dekker. Black himself cameoed in a minor role (Hawkins/ Nerd Muscle) in the 1987 original directed by John McTiernan, Predator starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as the leader of a United States special forces team that comes under attack from an alien entity. It was followed by a direct sequel, Predator 2, in 1990 before crossing over with Fox's Alien franchise for two additional sequels, Alien vs. Predator & AvP: Requiem. In 2010, Nimrod Antal helmed an impressive reboot with a new feature Predators. There is no confirmation that the movie will be set during christmas.
A bunch of intriguing Star Wars VII set photos have surfaced online featuring an under-construction Millennium Falcon! There have been rumblings for some time that Han Solo's iconic freighter would be returning for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII. The latest leaked photos from a London sound stage also appear to reveal an X-Wing as designed by Ralph McQuarrie & Joe Johnston under construction. The movie stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie & Max von Sydow in addition to original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew & Kenny Baker. Star Wars: Episode VII will be directed by J.J. Abrams from a script he co-wrote with Lawrence Kasdan & hit theatres December 18th 2015. Hit the jump for the details.
Prometheus Paradise arrives March 4th 2016 & reports are surfacing that director Ridley Scott's sequel may be heading to Australia. The Daily Mail has spotted the director in Australia scouting locations, notably a Fox Studios lot in Sydney. Screenwriter Michael Green who recently joined the project has rewritten a draft by Jack Paglen. Prometheus released in 2012, starred Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green & Charlize Theron. Production on Paradise will begin this fall. Check out details for the sequel's storyline here.