When Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s dark Broadway take on fairytales, Into The Woods, was optioned by Disney, there was a lot of fear that it would wind up being Disnified – so much so that Sondheim had to go on record as saying that that just wasn’t so.
Now the first teaser trailer for the film has been released and it looks a couple shades darker than the usual Disney version. Check it out after the jump.
October will see the release of Colin Firth’s latest sure-to-be blockbuster, Kingsman: The Secret Service. Firth will star alongside Hollywood legends Samuel L Jackson and Sir Michael Caine in the role of Secret Service agent Harry Hart, who’s tasked with turning a juvenile delinquent into a ruthless killer.
A actor struggles to mount a play on Broadway. Normal, right? Broadway is never easy. But this actor was once a movie god, playing the iconic superhero, Birdman. Combined with his ego problems, troubled family life and fading career, that’s a lot to put on any guy’s plate.
Is he nuts? The new international trailer for Alejandro Iñárritu’s Birdman suggests that might be a possibility. Check it out after the jump.
Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland has been named host of Teen Choice 2014 ahead of the the third and final wave of nominees for the awards (including Choice Fanatic Fans, various Choice Web Stars) and an updated list of attendees.
Taylor Swift, Ansel Elgort, Victoria Justice, Collins Key, Laura and Vanessa Marano, Ian Somerhalder, Odeya Rush, Brenton Thwaites and Ariana Grande will join the festivities when Teen Choice 2014 airs on Fox, live, on Sunday, August 10th. For more, follow the jump.
If you’re on Twitter and you’re a fan of the ABC show Castle, you know that their writers are frequently asked for group and individual shots of themselves on a pretty regular basis. So in the spirit of giving to both their loyal fans and to a worthy cause, Camp del Corazon, the writers’ decided to throw down a challenge and created the Castle Writers’ Will Take a Picture Together fundraiser.
Details about how to donate to the fundraiser, Camp del Corazon and what you get for donating after the jump.
There’s a fine line between heroism and insanity. That’s the running theme of Dark Horse’s new title, Sundowners.
The Sundowners is a group of of characters whose job it is to protect us from interdimensional threats. The thing is, though, are these threats real, or a product of their imaginations? Simply put, are they heroes or are they crazy?
Sundowners comes from Tim Seeley (Revival, Hack/Slash, The Occultist) and is on sale on August 27th. For a preview, follow the jump.
The Season Eight premiere of Doctor Who, Deep Breath, introducing Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor in his first full-length adventure, will receive a limited theatrical premiere. Helping the new doctor adjust are old friends, Madame Vastra and her lovely wife, Jenny.
On Saturday, August 23rd and Monday, August 25th, BBC America and Fathom Events will show Deep Breath in twelve theaters in twelve American cities. Tickets are now available at www.FathomEvents.com.
As part of The Twelfth Doctor’s debut adventure, superfan and nerd extraordinaire Chris Hardwick will host Doctor Who: Live-Pre-Show at 7:30pm ET and Doctor Who: After Who Live following the premiere on BBC America’s new series, Intruders, on August 25th.
Leading up to the Season Eight premiere, BBC America will air a series of Doctor Who-related specials: Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion an Real History of Science Fiction: Time (Saturday, August 16th), and Doctor Who: The Ultimate Timelord (Monday August 18th). As well, starting August 6th, fans can vote for their favorite Doctor Who episodes with the top selections of this ‘Make Your Own Sunday poll will be included in a marathon on Sunday, August 24th. For further details, follow the jump.
Follow the jump to Check out the new LEGO Guardians video created by Marvel and Lego fan, YouTube star Forrest Whaley!
That really didn’t take long, did it? Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is in theaters beginning this evening.
This evening’s advance screening of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy was notable for two things: 1 – it is, undeniably, the movie of the summer and 2 – in attendance was a very beautiful, very green young woman who, as I listened, filled her boyfriend in on the complete history of Gamora. After the movie, I asked what she thought and, yes, Guardians of the Galaxy is Gamora approved.
The second trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is genuinely awe-inspiring. Check it out following the jump.
Interstellar premieres on November 7th.
Just as America’s Most Wanted developed a reputation for finding fugitives from justice, TNT’s Cold Justice is getting a reputation for cracking cold cases and finding justice for victims of unsolved homicides. That’s no doubt part of the reason that the show has grown its audience which, in turn, has led TNT to greenlight the show for a third season.
Follow the jump for further details – and a pre-second season Q&A with Kelly & Yolanda.