• COVID-19: Band on the Run as Bill & Ted head to VOD…

    The third Bill and Ted movie, reuniting Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter as they tumble through time in an erratic telephone box (hmmmm….someone should make a series about such a concept) was due to arrive on cinema screens this summer, but with the theatrical industry still largely in lockdown,...
  • Gone ‘Rogue’: Fox runs with lions for African-based actioner…

    Megan Fox, who made her name as the  non-metallic bodywork eye-candy worshipped by Michael Bay in the the early entries of the Transformers movie franchise and then went on to cult-classics such as Jennifer’s Body, heads up the African-based action-fest, Rogue due out next month. Fox plays Samantha O’Hara,...
  • COVID-19: Time out for ‘Tenet’ & ‘Conjuring 3’ spirited away…

    After that mind-bending, reality-altering, time-skewing trailer, you may be wondering what Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is all about.  If you are, you’re going to be waiting a bit longer to find out. Once the stalwart of fixed-release-date attitude, the film (starring John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine,...
  • COVID-19: Winter (Soldier) is Coming… but not quite yet…

    In expected news, the Disney+ debut of their premiere Marvel series The Falcon & The Winter Solider, originally slated for August has now been delayed. Though a considerable amount of production had already been done on the Anthony Mackie / Sebastian Shaw action-romp, the industry shutdown because of COVID...
  • GOTHAM PD? Batverse procedural flies to HBO Max…

    We’re still some time away from the much-discussed ‘The Batman‘, yet another big-screen take on Gotham’s famous vigilante, this time featuring Robert Pattinson and directed by Matt Reeves. The standalone film, currently scheduled for October 2021, is not part of the same interconnected continuity that connects other parts of...
  • No ‘Dominion’ as renewed ‘Jurassic’ sequel hit by COVID…

    Remember that story about an ambitious project with dinosaurs that is rushed through production in an effort to meet a deadline and unfortunately all hell breaks loose when guidelines and advice are not enough? The book and the film were, of course, Jurassic Park… but several movies later the...
  • Batwoman: CW confirms new lead but won’t ‘bury’ Kane…

    The CW has found its second Batwoman, though it’s still preparing to deal with the fate of its first. Last month, after the abrupt and unexpected departure of Ruby Rose from the lead role, the show had to decide whether they were going to simply recast the Kate Kane character...
  • Donnie Yen’s future is officially ‘Golden’…

    Donnie Yen, undoubtedly one of the biggest stars to bridge eastern and western film-making with roles on both sides of the camera, will soon be working on a major international production entitled Golden Empire. Industry site Deadline reports that Yen will both co-produce the English-language film to be shot...
  • Hard Wayne: Could Keaton return to Batman role for ‘The Flash’..?

    If the rumours are true and negotiations go well, one of the all-time great Batmans (Batmen?) will be returning to the role as part of the much-delayed Flash movie. Michael Keaton played Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego in the two landmark films by Tim Burton – Batman (1989) and Batman...