Scandal’s Kerry Washington and director Gore Verbinski are developing BOOM!Studios’ Old City Blues graphic novel series as a Hulu Original Series.
Washington is attached to star in the series about a unique police force that tries to maintain law and order in the flood ravaged remains of Greece.
When the cybernetically augmented owner of the Hayashi Corporation is found dead, it will lead investigators into the wasteland of the Old City.
Continue reading Kerry Washington & Gore Verbinski Developing Old City Blues as Hulu Original Series!
Disney’s The Lone Ranger is set in the old west, so naturally trains are a big part of it – the completion of a significant portion of the continental railway is one the film’s key plot points. What isn’t apparent onscreen, though, is that the filmmakers had to build their trains and lay their own track. Check out the video above to see that story – then follow the jump to watch a featurette on the film’s story & characters.
Continue reading The Lone Ranger: Trains, Story & Characters
The Lone Ranger is one of those movies that could be either a spectacular success or a mind-boggling failure. The trailers – including the newest one (follow the jump to view) – look great, but trailers can lie. As a Lone Ranger fan since the original TV series, I’m hoping for the spectacular success – but I’m still crossing my fingers.
Here’s hoping The Lone Ranger can bring dusters back – or at least not kill them off for another generation…
Continue reading Dusty Trailer: The Lone Ranger!
The jury may still be out as to whether Gore Verbonski’s The Lone Ranger will do for westerns what his Pirates of the Caribbean did for pirate movies, but it has to said: it’s gonna look cool!
Four more character posters follow the jump.
Continue reading Character Posters–The Lone Ranger’s Got ‘Em!
Remember that Lone Ranger movie that Disney de-greenlighted because of budgetary concerns – and was restructured to fit their requirements? Well, it’s being filmed as we speak – and we have our first look at Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer in the lead roles.
Tagline: From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski comes Disney/Bruckheimer Films’ THE LONE RANGER. Tonto (Johnny Depp), a spirit warrior on a personal quest, joins forces in a fight for justice with John Reid (Armie Hammer), a lawman who has become a masked avenger.
THE LONE RANGER will be released in May 2013.
After first encountering Rango’s brilliance in 3D, I was pleased to discover that the 2D version on the DVD makes up for the loss of that extra dimension by being bright, sharp and gorgeous. An unexpected plus was the inclusion of an extra feature that’s not listed on the cover – two, if you include an extended version of the film.
Continue reading Rango DVD Yields Unexpected Wonderfulness!
With its awesome animation and vivid colors, Rango is flashy enough to amuse kids [who won’t understand much of it] – but its sophisticated storytelling and references make it a joy for serious film buffs.
Continue reading Rango: Spry, Twisted and Mythic!
Johnny Depp is a busy, busy man.
Follow the jump to see the original announcement piece and first Rango trailer.
Continue reading New Trailer: Rango!