News Roundup

  • JJ Abrams secretly produced a sequel to Cloverfield called 10 Cloverfield Lane being released on March 11 2016. Click here for the statement from Paramount and JJ Abrams. (HitFix) http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/jj-abrams-pulls-a-sneaky-and-releases-a-surprise-10-cloverfield-lane-trailer
  • The 2016 Oscar nominations made us excited (AE) http://www.audienceseverywhere.net/live-updates-and-reaction-to-the-2016-oscar-nominations/
  • Black Panther gets Ryan Coogler as its director. Thank you, God. (AE)
  • Creed 2 might go on without Coogler as it heads for a November 2017 release (Variety)
  • John Boyega teases a darker Star Wars sequel to The Force Awakens (Vogue)
  • Green Room teaser shows Patrick Stewart leading a gang of Nazis (Empire)
  • Guillermo Del Toro is developing a film based on “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” in case you needed more creepy imagery to keep you up at night (Guillermo Del Toro)
  • AND Pacific Rim 2 is not officially canceled! (Guillermo Del Toro)
  • George Miller was reported to not make anymore Mad Max movies until he clarified they’re coming… just not yet (TheWrap)
  • Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Barden will make a movie with Darren Aronofsky at Paramount (Variety)
  • James Gunn says Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 has a completed script (James Gunn’s Facebook)
  • Definitely watch this trailer for The Witch at night when you’re home alone I promise it will end well for you (A24)
  • Priyanka Chopra from Quantico might join Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in Baywatch (Variety)
  • Joe and Anthony Russo are planning Avengers: Infinity War which is said to have 67 characters – though the directors made sure to clarify the number wasn’t literal. (Collider)
  • The Avengers lineup will continue to shakeup as we move into Phase 3 and Phase 4 (Comicbook.com)
  • Amber Heard might be the queen of Atlantis in the DC movies (THR)
  • Chris Pine has good things to say about Wonder Woman and Finest Hours (Sun)
  • Batman and Superman really don’t like each other in this clip from Conan (Conan)
  • World War Z sequels loses Juan Antonio Bayona as its director (Deadline)
  • Legendary pictures was just bought out by China’s Wanda (via Collider)
  • There might be another villain in Batman vs. Superman if you like spoilers (LatinoReview)
  • Gary Gray says Furious 8 will not be “more of the same” (Collider)
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 directors and producers discuss making the best possible sequel and franchise future (Collider)
  • Ridley Scott is going for the hard R rating for Alien: Covenant (Ridley Scott)
  • Rachel McAdams is possibly joining Naomie Harris, Michael Pena, Ed Norton, and Helen Mirren in David Frankel’s Collateral Beauty (TheWrap)
  • Jumanji remake has a director by the name of Jake Kasdan (Deadline)
  • A Gambit movie is still happening and it shoots this year (WGNO)

 

TRAILER OF THE WEEK

Okay guys. Cloverfield 2’s “blood cousin” has a pretty great “leaked” trailer. I put it in quotations because there’s like a 90% chance this was “leaked” the same way the Deadpool footage was “leaked.” Update: Paramount has since officially released the trail:

 

TWEETS OF THE WEEK

 

 

Edited for Content 01/15/16