Thursday, May 28, 2020
With the new version of The Invisible Man coming out both physically and digitally, I thought I might bring your attention to this incredible piece of movie memorabilia. For just $11,000, you can own an original The Invisible Man (1933) Universal Pictures U.S. Window Card Movie Poster. According to the item description, you'll be getting "an original Universal Pictures Window Card (Trimmed 14x20.5) for the James Whale horror/sci-fi classic, THE INVISIBLE MAN (1933) starring Claude Rains and Gloria Stuart... This original window card is trimmed but still in fine condition with minor discoloration and surface wear."
They’re not the heirs, but they’re destined to protect the throne. Secret Society of Second-Born Royals, an Original Movie, is streaming July 17 on Disney+.
Check out the first look at the brand new Star Wars Kids game show, Jedi Temple Challenge!
The Jim Henson Company and Apple+ are working together to bring a "reimagined" version of Fraggle Rock to the streaming service. There will be a full new season produced along with episodes of the original 1980's show made available as well. We're being promised "new songs and adventures, with the same spirit as the classic,” according to a press release quoted on /Film.
In an interview with RNZ, producer Jon Landau spilled on some plot details and what we can expect to see in James Cameron's upcoming Avatar 2. "This is the story of the Sully family and what one does to keep their family together. Jake (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldana) have a family in this movie, they are forced to leave their home, they go out and explore the different regions of Pandora, including spending quite a bit of time on the water, around the water, in the water," he shared. Avatar 2 is set to come out in theaters on December 27, 2021.
After the big comic industry stall, Marvel is back in business with new books this week and Venom #25 is on the front lines. Writer Donny Cates spoke with Newsarama and promised readers an issue that's "a celebration of where we’ve been in the run so far." He shared, "It’s hopeful. I think it’s gonna be exactly what we all need."
Henry Cavill is in talks with the powers-that-be to put on the costume and cape in the role of Superman again. According to Deadline, it won't be for a sequel to Man of Steel or a new stand-alone film. Cavill could appear in the upcoming sequel to Shazam!, Black Adam, or Aquaman 2.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
It's time for you to close your eyes and dream of Christmasland. Don’t miss the Season 2 Premiere on Sunday, June 21 at 10/9c.
The Maze Runner director Wes Ball recently spoke with Discussing Film, stating that the new Planet of the Apes movie he's working on will start virtual production soon. The movie welcomes back original Rise and Dawn writers and producers Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, as well as bringing on Josh Friedman as a writer. "We have a way of staying in the universe that was created before us, but we’re also opening ourselves up in being able to do some really cool new stuff," Ball shared.
Before it goes to print and made available as an e-book, /Film reports that Harry Potter writer J.K. Rowling is releasing her latest children's book for free online. One chapter will be posted each day through July 10th on the official website for the book right here. The author shared, “The Ickabog is a story about truth and the abuse of power... The themes are timeless and could apply to any era or any country.” I'm sure we'll be seeing a movie adaptation sometime for the book, so why not put it on everybody's radar now.
Indie Vision Music shared the new track "Happiness" from new wave / synth pop project Teddy at Night. It's more or less a solo outing for Teddy Boldt, who played drums for bands like Wavorly, Family Force 5, and For King & Country. You'll dig this if you're into 1980s pop like Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, and New Order or modern groups such as Walk The Moon, Gotye, Bastille, and Capital Cities.
According to /Film, Amazon Studios purchased the Jason Blum-produced horror thriller Run Sweetheart Run. The movie tells the tale of a woman (Ella Balinska, Charlie's Angels) who goes on a date that turns out to be a nightmare. Sound familiar to anyone? The movie comes from writer/director Shana Feste (Endless Love, The Greatest) and will premiere on Amazon Prime Video "soon."
DC's mature-rated prestige format Black Label will release the followup to writer Jeff Lemire and artist Andrea Sorrentino's Joker: Killer Smile on June 23, 2020. Batman: The Smile Killer is a one-shot epilogue that focuses on a young "Bruce Wayne, who grew up watching The Mr. Smiles Show - and the show might have been watching him back! And not only was young Bruce watching, he was listening... listening as Mr. Smiles spoke across the airwaves only to him." Take a sneak peek at the book right here.