Network right to the Hunger Games and divergent film franchises have gone to TNT. The deal includes The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, Divergent and Insurgent as they beach the basic cable network level. The deal also includes telecast rights to the earlier Hunger Games films and […]
Surf’s Up! 164 Million votes Cast For Teen Choice 2014!
America’s teens cast 164 million votes for this Teen Choice 2014 – which may have been the second biggest surprise of the evening (The Other Woman for Teen Choice Comedy Movie? Really?), or maybe third biggest (Choice Movie Villain Donald Sutherland, above, bearing gifts from Panem!). Most of the rest of the evening was pretty […]
Divergent – A Solid Beginning!
Divergent is the latest in a series of adaptations of dystopic YA novels. Most have flamed out spectacularly, but this Neil Burger-helmed entry hopes to beat the odds by tackling the opening of a critically well received and extremely popular book that has fans that are as passionate as those of the hugely successful Hunger […]
Society-Threatening Non-Conformist Trailer: Divergent!
The next Next Big Thing is, apparently, Divergent, the movie based on the the trilogy of YA novels about a strictly regimented society that allows its citizens to be either brave, intelligent, compassionate, et cetera. At a certain age, every citizen is tested and assigned to a group representing and living that one facet of […]
2013 SDCC Film Highlights Part 1: Divergent, Ender’s Game, and More!
Greetings from the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International! The GeekScholars Movie News podcast is here, covering all of Thursday’s best movie-related panels, and checking out all the best cosplayers from the first two days! (Note: Only about 1/6 of our photos are up, more coming soon!) On this first special 2013 SDCC episode, the GeekScholars report on: Walking the […]
Recasting The Matrix, Divergent Adapation, Dracula, Black Panther in The Avengers 2, Preview Reviews for Elysium, The Way Way Back, and Rush
Super fun episode this week, as the GeekScholars Movie News podcast asks its hosts to recast the iconic 1999 science-fiction hit, The Matrix. Hear the crew’s picks on who would they would choose to play Neo, Morpheus, and Trinity, should the film be made today (as well as Lauren’s pick of who recast it best). […]