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The Crow Reborn: The latest development in the long-gestating plan to remake The Crow is that three companies have teamed to acquire the rights to finance, produce and distribute the movie. Plans are to begin production on The Crow Reborn, a more faithful version of James O'Barr's original graphic novel, next year. It's not known if previously attached star Jason Momoa and/or director Corin Hardy will remain with the project. [THR]   Holmes & Watson: Rob...Read MoreRead Comments

Warner Bros. Picks a Director for Its 'Mortal Kombat' Reboot Odds are good that a few of you read this headline and thought, “Wait, there’s a Mortal Kombat reboot in production?” It’s true! Despite mixed success as a feature film and a web-series, Warner Bros. has decided to once again chase that sweet video game industry money with a big screen remake of the popular video game franchise.

News Briefs: 'The Crow' Remake Moves Forward The Crow Reborn: The latest development in the long-gestating plan to remake The Crow is that three companies have teamed to acquire the rights to finance, produce and distribute the movie. Plans are to begin production on The Crow Reborn, a more faithful version of James O'Barr's original graphic novel, next year. It's not known if previously attached star Jason Momoa and/or director Corin Hardy will remain with the project. [THR]   Holmes & Watson: Rob...Read MoreRead Comments

Deadpool 2 Gets Two More Directors For The Running Yesterday I talked about how David Leitch was supposedly the front runner to direct Deadpool 2, but that there were other directos in the mix. Well, seems like who know who the others in the mix are. Deadline are reporting the Cabin in the Woods director, as well as Daredevil and The Martian writer, Drew Goddard has pitched for the film. It is also said the Luke Cage and Agents of Shield director Magnus Martens has done the same. While Leitch would bring an action pedigree to the film, Goddard and Martens would bring genre and superhero clout.

John Wick co-director eyed for Deadpool 2 After a week of appropriate panicking, DEADPOOL fans can rest a little easier because 20th Century Fox is on it, and trying hard to find a suitable replacement for director Tim Miller. Although it’s been a very short time indeed, it seems they already have a frontrunner to take over the job. According to Mashable JOHN WICK co-director David Leitch is the frontrunner to take on the job of directing the Merc with a... Read More...

Chad Stahelski took the Aliens approach when it came to John Wick: Chapter 2 It's a hard task to follow up a successful film and after JOHN WICK blew us all away and a sequel was announced, we were left hoping that JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO wouldn't wind up falling short. Sequels which are as good, or even better, as their predecessors do exist, but they're definitely a rare breed. JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO director Chad Stahelski spoke with Collider... Read More...

Chad Stahelski took the Aliens approach when it came to John Wick: Chapter 2 It's a hard task to follow up a successful film and after JOHN WICK blew us all away and a sequel was announced, we were left hoping that JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO wouldn't wind up falling short. Sequels which are as good, or even better, as their predecessors do exist, but they're definitely a rare breed. JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO director Chad Stahelski spoke with Collider... Read More...

Matt Damon Explains Why Audiences Need to See 'The Great Wall' A few months back, the first teaser for The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon, appeared online. Directed by the great Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou, the teaser showcased gorgeous cinematography; as we noted at the time: "Just those shots of men disappearing into the monstrous fog has us ready to devour whatever comes next." By its very nature, the teaser was only meant to raise curiosity and awareness about the movie. Instead, it stirred instant controversy. Though The Great...Read MoreRead Comments

Watch: 'John Wick: Chapter 2' Teaser Trailer Brings All the Guns "Do you want a war, or do you just want to give me a gun?" The first teaser trailer for John Wick: Chapter 2 is here, and it is the most badass thing you will watch today. Check it out. In it, John Wick heads to Rome, Italy for some kind of party... with guns. What else do we know? Well, he's got a new dog (see image above) and part of the film will also take Wick to the streets of New York City, all while checking back in to the mysterious Continental Hotel, a safe...Read MoreRead Comments

The Great Wall: Matt Damon Addresses Whitewashing Controversy It’s no secret that Hollywood has a problem with acknowledging diversity, but Matt Damon was shocked when his upcoming film, The Great Wall,was criticized for “whitewashing” the characters. The Great Wall is the first English-language film from legendary Chinese director Zhang Yimou and boasts a multinational cast. However, the film has been labeled as offensive for its “white savior” stereotyping. At a press conference during New York Comic-Con, Damon responded to the film’s critics.

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