The movie industry is filled with surprises, but few people may have guessed that a Blockbusters of 2018 so far would be comprised of movies where some of the main characters were African Americans. This is definitely the case with black panther, Wrinkle in Time and acrimony.
the thing that surprises people the most is how the Tyler Perry acrimony film came in number 2 at the box office doing their debut weekend. This was a strong showing a fans when one considers all of the other action movies that are out there.
fans of Tyler Perry, however, are not as surprised about the success of acrimony. He has a built-in fan base that typically supports everything that he does. It does not really matter to them if he does not get the great reviews that other movies acquire. Tyler Perry still knows how to pick the stars that are able to do the movies that fans are going to fly to. Picking Taraji P Henson to do acrimony was a great choice. She is already starring on Empire, and this allows her to gain a fanbase that is already linked to other characters that they currently see her as in various movies.
Tyler Perry has been able to Captivate a lot of different people, and it appears that he is someone that is always at work in the movie and television world. The fact that “Acrimony” made as much as $17 million in the opening weekend is proof that this movie is going to be another huge success for Tyler Perry. The reviews have been mixed, but fans of Taraj P Henson are going to embrace her because she is so well known in the industry. This is not the first time that they have worked together. It is a sign that Taraji is able to transition into more of a mainstream audience when it comes to her movie roles. This is evident in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Buttons” where Henson received an Oscar nomination.
Tyler Perry doesn’t write what one might consider to be
Oscar worthy films, but he does have the money and the connections to get the star players on his team. Obtaining star power is the formula for success.
One thing that can be said about the Terminator series is that it has gone through many (soft) reboots after the first three movies. After Terminator 3, it took 6 years for them to release a loose sequel to the predecessor with Terminator: Salvation. That film had Christian Bale, former Batman star, taking on the role of John Connor, the leader of the human resistance. While it is the most unique of the films, it hasn’t been the most successful. For the fifth film, titled Terminator: Genisys, they have decided to bring the time traveling elements back.
Terminator Genisys has turned out to be a massive disappointment even with Arnold Scharzenegger taking back the center stage as the titular cyborg. They made a mess of everything including the cast. For instance, the role of Kyle Reese was definitely miscast. However, the stories and the direction the have went with it was really insulting. They were hoping to continue the story with the sixth one with the exploration of the John Connor cyborg. Although to be fair, people who paid attention to the first film probably wouldn’t feel that this has come completely out of left field. In The Terminator, Kyle Reese was about to say that John Connor died before the war was done.
This is not the first time that they have decided to change directions. It is highly likely that the original sequel for Terminator Salvation was a lot different from Genisys. As a matter of fact, Salvation was meant to be the first in a trilogy that focused on the future war which would lead to the time travel of the characters. Terminator Genisys has decided to condense all of that down into an opening sequence which would result in a film that would spit in the face of the Terminator franchise as a whole. As of right now, they are working on a reboot with James Cameron being consulted. This means that there is a chance that there might be a decent Terminator reboot.
Congrats 90s kids! Marvel’s Captain Marvel has officially been declared to take place in the 1990s. I can see the memes now: Only 90s kids will remember Captain Marvel.
Marvel Studios have posted a casting list for us to start guessing about some plot points. Since the film is taking place in the 90s, Samuel L. Jackson will be returning as Nick Fury only this time he will not be wearing the signature eye patch. Clark Gregg’s Phil Coulson will be returning to the big screen and Guardian’s villain, Ronan the Accuser, played by Lee Pace.
Other announcements include story plotlines like the Kree Skrull War are showing up for the first time in the MCU. Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larson, will be playing a significant role in the war. The Kree Skrull war has been mentioned several times in the comics and has impacted many characters like Ronan, Thanos, and the Avengers.
It will be somewhat exciting to see the return of many of these characters. We have already seen some of these characters in previous films, so we will be able to learn more about them. Lee Pace has previously stated his excitement in returning to his role, although, he has no idea what is to happen with the character just yet.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury has been in plenty of Marvel’s movies. His appearance in Captain Marvel is fascinating because Marvel has stated will not have his eye patch. Nick Fury has had an eye patch in every single MCU movie since the 2008’s Iron Man. Maybe we will see what happened to his eye in Captain Marvel.
Phil Coulson, played, by Clark Gregg, has been in a few of the MCU movies, but has recently been in Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD on ABC. His appearance in Captain Marvel hints at a time he worked with Nick Fury as a SHIELD agent.
Captain Marvel comes to theaters on March 8th, 2019 as of this writing. It is being written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The two have been co-directors since film school and worked on the film Half Nelson together.
Simon Pegg has gone on to say that the likelihood of Quentin Tarantino directing a Star Trek movie is actually rather low. Come to think of it, it does seem like a really far fetched deal for a director like Quentin Tarantino to direct a Star Trek movie. For one thing, his current movie, which is centered on the Manson murders is his 9th movie. This would make Star Trek his tenth movie. Quentin Tarantino has been reported as saying that he only plans to do ten movies. Star Trek would be a curious direction for his tenth and final movie.
One thing that can be said about Quentin Tarantino is that he is going to want to finish his film career off with a bang. Another thing that should be considered is that Quentin didn’t specifically say that he is going to completely stop making films when he finishes his tenth film. He might merely slow down on his filmography. One thing he might do is take an approach that is similar to what James Cameron is doing and releasing a film whenever inspiration, or in Cameron’s case, technology, allows for it. One thing that Quentin Tarantino has constantly talked about is when directors lose their touch.
One thing Quentin Tarantino does not want to do is be that director who is making films long after he has lost his touch. Examples of directors that some would say have lost their touch is Ridley Scott. However, he is known as someone who was more of a hit and miss director even in his prime. Even movies like Blade Runner have not been successes when they were first released. His major initial successes can actually be counted on one hand. Many directors who have made great films continued to do so until they have passed on. As for what Tarantino is planning on doing after he has put down the camera, he has mentioned writing novels among other things he could do. If he does make a Star Trek movie, he has mentioned that he might do an extra film.
Ladies and gentlemen, your favorite terrifying clown is coming back. Teases of IT: Chapter 2 are coming from all over the web and even from Andy Muschietti himself, the director of the 2017 hit adaptation. Despite the box office success of the IT remake, we weren’t sure the sequel was a done deal until Muschietti posted a photo of IT’s all star cast captioned, “Wake up, losers. Derry is calling. #itchapter2 #itmovie.” In the photo is none other than Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, and Wyatt Oleff, the actors behind our main IT characters. Check out the original post here.
The next chapter of this suspenseful Stephen King novel occurs 20 something years into the future, when the now grown up Losers Club must return to Derry and deal with the unexpected reappearance of Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård). Despite this jump into the future, we can definitely expect to see all of our favorite kids again. Andy Muschietti has confirmed that the original cast of majorly talented pre-teens and teens will be featured in the new movie, likely in flashbacks or a prologue of some sort. These kids were a huge part of the first movies success, so it’s a smart move to involve them in the next chapter.
Because of the major success of this horror film adaptation, we can only expect an incredible adult cast is in the works. There have been rumors that Jessica Chastain (The Help, Zero Dark Thirty, Interstellar) is in talks to play the grown up Beverly, but nothing has been confirmed. Chastain has also worked with Muschietti before on his horror film titled “Mama.” Fans are calling for big names like Chris Pratt amd Jake Gyllenhaal to play some of the other characters.
The film is officially in pre-production as of now and is set to start filming in June of this year, just a few months away. The theatrical release is scheduled for September of next year.
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Justice League Dark Movie Could Possibly Bring In Shadowpact Team
There is a wide slate of films that are in the running for development for DC, one of them being a live-action Justice League Dark adaptation.
At the moment, the Justice League Dark movie is stuck in developmental hell, but there has been a draft of the movie’s script found that includes the Oblivion Bar and even more exciting, the Shadowpact team. The film was announced back in 2012 and names such as Guillermo del Toro and Doug Liman were attached to it at one point in time. Writer Jon Spaihts has previously done his own work on a draft of the script which might have included a few appearances from the aforementioned Shadowpact team at the Oblivion Bar, a pocket dimension bar run by Eddie Deacon.
Spaihts’ script, according to ThatHashtagShow, involves the characters on the team such as Zatanna, Swamp Thing, John Constantine and others to Oblivion. The Shadowpact weren’t supposed to have any interaction with the League itself, but it did set up their return and any other interactions for the future. The site also mentions that Detective Chimp, Doctor Fate, Black Orchid, Pandora, and the Phantom Stranger will be making an appearance there.
The Shadowpact team started off being created by Enchantress, Detective Chimp and Ragman in the Day of Vengeance limited series in 2005. Justice League Dark would in essence be a horror-based film, and even though a character like Detective Chimp would inject some humor into it, but Doctor Fate would be the biggest name of fame connected to this. If there was any live action DC movie where he would likely make his debut, this one would be it.
Even with all of the knowledge and drafts of the script floating around, it should be noted that the appearance of the Shadowpact team is only a minor plot point in the story and nothing more. But with the likes of such characters making a live appearance, there are many possibilities that can actually be explored with this in mind.
It’s been nearly 30 years since Keanu Reeves and Alex Winters starred in the comedy classic “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.” Rumors have been buzzing about another Bill and Ted movie since its 1991 sequel, “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey.” Over the years, both Winters and Reeves have stated that they’d be up for another round of dopey fun, but each attempt to revive the franchise has fallen through.
It looks like the third film might finally be happening. The original writers for “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson, have completed a script on spec.
Tentatively titled “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” the film would catch up with the titular protagonists as they’re in their 50s, married, and parents. In the first movie, Bill and Ted discover that their band, Wyld Stallyns, will one day save the world. The third installment will have them confront the fact that their great destiny hasn’t actually come true yet. They’ll still get their chance. The new script has someone from the future traveling back in time to enlist the guys’ help. The writers promise that Bill and Ted will be saving the world…and everything else.
Ed Solomon claims that this effort at jumpstarting the franchise is different from previous ones. Unlike past attempts, this time the team is close to finalizing a deal with financiers that will allow the long-delayed project to finally move forward. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winters are keen to reprise their roles. William Sadler, who played Death in “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey” is also set to return. The project even has a director and producers lined up, signs that it might really be happening this time.
Dean Parisot has been tapped to direct. Parisot is best known for directing another cult classic, 1999’s “Galaxy Quest.” He’s also directed numerous episodes for dozens of television programs, as well as “Red 2” and “Home Fries.”
Scott Kroopf, who produced the original films, is back. Steven Soderbergh will also be producing.
Genre fans, rejoice! Director Guillermo del Toro has signed a new overall deal with Fox Searchlight Pictures. The deal will allow the award-winning director to create his own label for science fiction, fantasy, and horror projects. He’ll be writing, directing, and producing most of the films. Fox Searchlight will finance, market, and distribute them.
The producing part of the deal means del Toro can also nurture worthy projects from other creators. An example of this is the upcoming “Antlers” from director Scott Cooper. This supernatural horror pic is based on the short story “The Quiet Boy” by Nick Antosca. With del Toro’s new label, other similar genre films that might be passed over by other studios will have a potential home.
The director and Fox Searchlight have already had a productive partnership. The studio bought del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” from a pitch. It went on to be nominated for dozens of awards. It snagged 13 nominations at the Academy Awards and won four of them, including Best Director, Best Picture, Best Original Music Score, and Best Production Design.
With its beautiful, moody atmosphere and fairy-tale feel, “Water” exemplifies del Toro’s particular style of genre filmmaking. It follows in the steps of his gothic horror, “Crimson Peak,” and the dark fantasy, “Pan’s Labyrinth.” Del Tor is also responsible for action sci-fi films like “Pacific Rim” and “Hellboy.” While “The Shape of Water” seems very different from those movies, they all showcase del Toro’s ability to create detailed fantasy worlds.
Del Toro’s new deal means he’ll be able to keep exploring his passion for all things horror, fantasy, and science fiction. After the launch and success of “The Shape of Water,” he announced that he was taking some time off directing. There’s no word yet on whether he’ll still be directing the upcoming “Fantastic Voyage.”
The remake was originally delayed so del Toro could promote “The Shape of Water.” He claimed that he still intended to direct it, possibly in 2018, in partnership with Fox Searchlight. However, neither he nor Fox mentioned it when announcing their new deal.
Bend It Like Beckham may get all the headlines, but as far as pure, unadulterated soccer films go, there’s no better one than Goal!: The Dream Begins. Goal!: The Dream Begins was produced by Lawrence Bender, the man behind such legendary Hollywood films as Inglourious Basterds, Good Will Hunting, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and 2, An Inconvenient Truth, Jackie Brown, Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction. Born in 1957 in New York City’s world-famous borough the Bronx, Lawrence Bender has made a career out of having an eye for great stories and ensuring that they lose nothing during the transition from page to screen. As such, and especially considering Bender’s resume, one of the best compliments I can give Goal!: The Dream Begins is to say that Lawrence Bender’s work on the film is one of the best examples of his skills as a producer to date.
Goal!: The Dream Begins is a story about a young Mexican American named Santiago Munez who is plucked from obscurity and his modest upbringing in Los Angeles and thrust into the middle of the world of professional soccer in England after a British scout discovers him. Over the course of his first season as a professional footballer, we witness Santiago’s struggles and triumphs as he transitions from following his dreams to facing the reality of what a dream come true actually looks like in the real world.
What makes Goal!: The Dream Begins so special is its ability to perfectly balance the wide-eyed optimism of pursuing your dreams with the stark realism you will face as you struggle to face the consequences of making your dreams come true. It is an inspiring story but with the caveat that you should be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it. By that, I simply mean that Goal!: The Dream Begins doesn’t sugarcoat the realities of the life of a professional soccer player, which enables its message to hit home in a way that being too realistic or too optimistic would never allow.
That type of balanced storytelling is the reason Goal!: The Dream Begins is my favorite Lawrence Bender film. That’s saying quite a bit considering Bender has produced three films that have earned Academy Award nominations for Best Picture (Inglourious Basterds, Pulp Fiction, and Good Will Hunting). Despite the greatness of those films, I stand firmly by my belief that Goal!: The Dream Begins is the best movie Lawrence Bender has ever produced.