Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opens up a few years after the events of its predecessor. After the horrific events that happened at the park, it has been abandoned, but still monitored. When volcanic activity threatens to wipe out the remaining dinosaurs, former Jurassic World employees Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) return for a rescue and extraction mission, at the behest of a private corporation. To the surprise of only the characters on screen, a plot to capture the dinosaurs and use them for nefarious purposes is the real intention of the mission. Continue reading Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Vies to be the King of Summer Fun
Incredibles 2 arrives 14 years after its predecessor was released, but begins some mere minutes after the previous film’s conclusion. The Parr family—Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson), Elastigirl (Holly Hunter), Dash (Huck Milner), Violet (Sarah Vowell), and baby Jack Jack (Eli Fucile)—suit up after a local school track meet when an old foe named The Underminer (John Ratzenberger) shows up to rob a bank. The Incredibles spring into action, attempting to stop The Underminer’s wanton destruction of the city, an ancillary effect of his crime. While the family is mostly successful, plenty of people in high places lament the damage the superheroes continue rack up on their watch and consequently, their parachute support (day jobs, relocation services), gets yanked. Continue reading Incredibles 2: Short of its Namesake, but Still Very Good
Now this is a crossover I can get behind – the world’s best known female vampire and Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Martian princess!
In Vampirella/Dejah Thoris, when an alien scout ship crashes on Mars, Dejah Thoris must risk reigniting war with the Green Martians and becoming dinner for the white apes. But the stakes are raised so much higher when the ship is revealed to carry Vampirella, who is on a desperate mission of survival—one that might end before it truly begins!
Vampirella/Dejah Thoris #1 will be on sale in September.
It’s Pokémon meets Power Rangers in Ulises Farinas’ (Judge Dredd, Transformers, Godzilla In Hell) and Erick Freitas’ (Judge Dredd: The Blessed Earth, Godzilla In Hell) dark parody of popular Saturday morning monster media!
Initially serialized in Dark Horse Presents and later collected in a one-shot, Gamma returns for a brand-new prequel series that takes inspiration from kaiju cinema and imported Japanese children’s classics to tell a raucous tale of how a young monster trainer named Dusty Ketzchemal failed upward to go from plucky teen hero to old loser.
Gamma #1 (of 4) goes on sale September 26, 2018, and is available for pre-order.
Dynamite Entertainment, in partnership with Troma Entertainment (where, among others, James Gunn, Trey Parker, Eli Roth and Oliver Stone) will release The Art of Troma and The Art of Troma Limited Edition in September.
Written by New York Times Bestselling author and Troma aficionado Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong, Cowboys and Aliens), this incredible 256-page collection features never-before-seen film stills, rare posters, candid interviews, and buckets and buckets and BUCKETS of fake blood.
Netflix has released a featurette showing how the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling ‘GLOW up’ to play their roles.
GLOW returns for season two on June 29th.
Starz – home to dramas like Counterpart (above) – has announced the launch of Starz and Starz Encore premium pay TV channels and services – including Starz, Starz Encore and Starz Encore Westerns – on YouTube TV.
We all know James Bond – 007, England’s suave, debonair and deadly secret agent. What we don’t know is how he came to be the go-to guy for British espionage.
James Bond Origin will change that.
Dynamite Entertainment and Ian Fleming Productions Ltd. have announced that James Bond Origin #1 – from the team of Jeff Parker, Bob Q and Simon Bowland – will be available in stores and the usual digital sources in September.
Dark Horse and Netflix have announced a strange new partnership that will allow the publisher to expand on the hit Netflix show’s universe with a multi-year publishing line.
The first title from the new line will be a four-issue series that ‘follows Will Byers as he enters a dimension of decay and destruction where he must use his wits and resolve to dodge the pursuit of the Demogorgon and escape the Upside Down.’
Written by Jody Hauser – with art by Stefan Martino and Keith Champagne – Stranger Things #1 will be in store in September.
When Mona Shirani’s brother is murdered while working for a medical charity overseas, buried family secrets come to light, Mona is drawn into a tangle of betrayal, conspiracy and murder.
Sundance Now premieres all six episodes of Next of Kin on Thursday, June 21st.
When she gets of prison, Tanya (Tiffany Haddish) looks to her sister, Danica (Tika Sumpter), to help her get back on her feet – but Danica’s perfect life may not be all it seems.
Nobody’s Fool will be in theaters on November 2nd.