Day 2 of D23 EXPO’s big ticket item was its “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios,” a panel covering Disney’s umbrella of live action properties, including Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm.
A lot of fun news to discuss on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News starting with a look at Sony Pictures’ upcoming films through 2019 including Bad Boys 3 AND Bad Boys 4, Passengers, Money Monster, and remakes of Jumanji and The Magnificent Seven. From there, the hosts launch into a discussion regarding the recently announced Dungeons & Dragons film and whether or not the game can successfully be adapted to the big screen. Continue reading Movie News: Sony’s Upcoming Films, Dungeons & Dragons Film, the Tone of Doctor Strange, and More!
Some interesting developments in the world of cinema drive this week’s installment of GeekScholars Movie News. The show begins with an installment of ‘Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down’ where the hosts discuss Chris Hemsworth (Thor) getting cast in the Ghostbusters reboot, Chiwetel Ejiofor joining Doctor Strange, and Joe Carnahan (The Grey) being in talks to possible write and/or direct Bad Boys 3.
From there, the GeekScholars review the first trailers for The Program, a biopic about Lance Armstrong’s cheating scandal and The Martian, a space rescue thriller starring Matt Damon. The show concludes with Fox’s quick review of Jurassic World.
It’s an especially fun episode of GeekScholars Movie News this week as the hosts start off the show with a segment of ‘Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down’. During this session, the crew debate if several newly announced projects, or rumored casting decisions, are good ideas or bad ideas. Topics include the recent casting of Cyclops, Jean Grey, and Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse, a remake of The Blob, a comedy about Nicholas Cage hunting Osama Bin Laden, and more. Hit play above to listen!
“Strange but not a stranger” – Talking Heads.
That’s the quote that accompanies Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson’s first tweeted pic of the Sorcerer Supreme. Is it concept art, fan art, or just a bit of noodling with Photoshop. Whatever it is, it’s cool. Check it out after the jump.
Doctor Strange is slated for a November 4, 2016 debut.
In a Marvel Studios online event today, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige set down the dates for Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning with Captain America: Civil War on May 6, 2016.
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In a week dominated by comic book movie headlines, the hosts of GeekScholars Movie News did their research and come ready to report everything you need to know about Marvel and DC’s upcoming projects in this episode.If you’re a comic book movie fan, this episode is an absolute must-listen. Hit the jump to find out why