The first trailer for The Maze Runner didn’t really look that great – but each successive trailer has changed that. Now, it looks like The Maze Runner could be the rare non-Hunger Games/Divergent movie based on a YA novel to succeed.
Follow the jump to see what I mean. The Maze Runner opens September 19th.
Once again, Eclipse Magazine returned to Comic-Con this year along with GeekScholars who once again did their amazing movie podcasts. For myself, it was quite an adventure. Having never been to Comic before, I initially envisioned a magical land where the streets are lined with comic books and it is a Trekkie nirvana. Well, nothing could have prepared me for approximately 130,000 diehard fans brimming around the San Diego convention center! From never-ending press panels to fan autograph signings to colorful booths advertising TV’s hottest shows, movies, comic books, and video games, it wasn’t just an event– it was an experience!
I had the exciting opportunity to chat with cast and crew for some of tv’s hottest shows this year – HBO’s Game Of Thrones, FX’s The Strain and Archer, CBS’s Persons of Interest, BBC’s Orphan Black and the upcoming Intruders! Stay tuned for upcoming video footage of some of your favorite stars, producers, writers, and directors . . .
Peter Jackson wowed ‘em at Comic-Con 2014 with a trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Check it out following the jump.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be theaters on December 17th.
I was addicted to Switched At Birth for the first three seasons, but got out of the habit due to ABC Family’s god awful scheduling and penchant for pulling shows off the air for months at a time.
My new obsessions are The Fosters – a great little show with heart and their Tuesday night cancer drama Chasing Life. I was a little skeptical about getting involved with ABC Family again since they rip out my heart EVERY SINGLE TIME by not giving shows a chance to grow. I’m hoping they stick with The Fosters and Chasing Life but I seriously doubt they will. I refuse to go down the Pretty Little Liars circle jerk rabbit hole.
Christopher Walken (Pulp Fiction, Seven Psychopaths) and Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad, Once Upon a Time) have been cast in Walt Disney Studios’ The Jungle book. Details follow the jump.
El Rey has signed a five-year deal with Celestial Martial Arts that will bring 255 iconic martial arts movies from the Shaw Brothers library – titles like Have Sword – Will Travel, The Brave Archer Trilogy and The Five Deadly Venoms – to El Rey fans. All titles comes with English subtitles or English dubs. The deal kicks in on October 1st.
El Rey and Celestial Martial Arts are also discussing new original programming based on concepts from the Shaw Brothers’ films.
At last! The first Mockingjay teaser with more than President Snow’s propaganda babblings! Apparently, it brought down the house at comic-Con 2014. Check it out after the jump.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 premieres on November 21st.
Only Kevin Smith could conceive of a horror movie incorporating walruses – and only Kevin Smith would just go ahead and make that movie. Plus, only Kevin Smith could assemble such an intriguing cast: Justin Long, Michael Parks, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez.
Smith premiered the first trailer for Tusk at Comic-Con 2014. Check it out after the jump. Tusk is slated to premiere on September 19th.
Max is back! Check out the Comic-Con 2014 trailer that’s just gone live after the jump.
Mad Max: Fury Road roars into theaters on May 15, 2015
CBS’ Person of Interest took a wicked left turn at the season of season three. At the Person of Interest panel at Comic-Con 2014, one of the highlights was a trailer that captured highlights of the third season – along with some intriguing new footage from season four.
Check it out after the jump. Person of Interest premieres on Tuesday, September 23rd.
This is to officially announce that yes, BOOM! Studios will be publishing ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK comics, starting in December! High Crimes and DEAD LETTERS writer Christopher Sebela will be writing, and an artist will be named later.
Escape from New York is a cult classic sci-fi film from 1981 co-written and directed by John Carpenter. In the then-near future of 1997, Manhattan has been converted to a maximum security prison. When Air Force One crash lands there, ex-soldier Snake Plissken (played by Kurt Russell in the film) is given 22 hours to rescue the President of the United States and the sensitive information he’s carrying.