After finally tapping out on the idea of directing his 20-year passion project the great James Cameron decided to hand over the reins of the Anime classic Alita: Battle Angel to another. In this case Director Robert Rodriguez of Spy Kids and From Dusk To Dawn fame.
20th Century Fox has revealed the newest cast members of the AVATAR SEQUELS who recently explored Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for inspiration. Concurrent production began in Manhattan Beach, CA on Monday, September 25th on the four sequels, the first of which will be released December 18, 2020.
Long out of print, Yukito Kishiro’s classic manga series Battle Angel Alita is available today for the first time in nearly a decade, with a stunning new translation of the first three volumes available exclusively as a digital release from Kodansha Comics via comiXology Originals. Deluxe hardcover editions will follow in the Fall.
The iconic manga series is currently being produced for film by James Cameron.
James Cameron is a giant in the history of cinematic science fiction and now he’s going to examine the evolution of the genre in a documentary series for AMC.
The network has greenlit James’s Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction (working title). In each episode, Cameron will tackle a ‘Big Question’ – How will the world end? Will technology destroy us? What does it mean to be human?
James Cameron’s Story of Science fiction is slated for a 2018 premiere. Details after the break.
Beginning Friday, January 9th, El Rey will be marathoning the action sci-fi series Dark Angel, starring Jessica Alba.
Created by James Cameron – and starring Alba in her lead role – Dark Angel is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the genetically-enhanced Max Guevara (Alba) struggles to survive as government agents try to capture her and others like her for nefarious purposes.
El Rey plans to air all 43 of the series’ episodes. Alba and El Rey creator Robert Rodriguez will provide introductions. For details, follow the jump.
This week on GeekScholars Movie News, presented by Eclipse Magazine, we dive into a whole slew of preview reviews as we look at a trio of films gearing up for release later this year: The Campaign, a political comedy starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifinikas, Argo, a historical thriller about the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, and Gangster Squad, a cop/mob actioneer set in 1960s Los Angeles starring Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, and Sean Penn.
From there, even though the GeekScholars wanted to go see The Avengers for a 2nd, and in some cases, 3rd time, GeekScholars Jill and Fox headed to the theaters to give the gothic soap opera adaptation, Dark Shadows, a quick peek, so listen in to hear what they had to say about it. After that we have some quickies including news about James Cameron,Prometheus, Red 2, and Kick-Ass 2.
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