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Teaser Trailer: Bong Joon-Ho’s “Okja”

"Snowpiercer" and "The Host" director Bong Joon-Ho returns to screens shortly with the Netflix original feature "Okja" which just released its teaser trailer today along with announcing a June 28th premiere on the streaming service. Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal,...

“Alien: Covenant” Poster & New Trailer Tomorrow

20th Century Fox has just released a second poster for Ridley Scott's "Alien: Covenant" which acts as a sister to the first. Whereas that first had the xenomorph's face in green and black lighting under the word 'Run',...

No “Star Wars: Original Editions” Coming

Last week came the rumor that theatrical cuts of the original "Star Wars" trilogy would be getting a potential re-release following recent confirmed revelations that a brand-new 4K restoration of the 1977 first film had been completed. Sadly, and not...

The “X-Men” Films Will Include Mr. Sinister

Iconic "X-Men" comic villain Mr. Sinister's involvement in the film adaptations of the franchise was first teased in the end credits stinger of "X-Men: Apocalypse" with Wolverine's blood collected by Essex Corp. employees. Sinister, whose real name is Nathaniel Essex,...

“Avatar” Sequels Shoot Begins August

Finally, after years of preparation, the four sequels to "Avatar" are finally set to begin filming this year with My Entertainment World posting a listing saying that shooting on the motion capture is slated to begin on August 15th. Fox...

The New “Samurai Jack” Is Very Much The End

After more than a decade break, "Samurai Jack" returns to the Cartoon Network for a fifth and final season from creator Genndy Tartakovsky. Set fifty years later, the new episodes feature darker and more mature themes to go...

Is Black Mask The “Gotham City Sirens” Villain?

Filmmaker David Ayer posted an image of DC supervillain Black Mask on his Twitter account on Monday without a comment. The posting comes as the "Suicide Squad" director is currently developing the Harley Quinn spinoff "Gotham City Sirens" with screenwriter...

Mahershala Ali Has Two Roles In “Alita”

Oscar winner Mahershala Ali ("Moonlight," "Luke Cage") has confirmed he has not one but two roles in the Robert Rodriguez-directed and James Cameron produced "Alita: Battle Angel". Speaking backstage at the Oscars to Movie Pilot, the actor says:...

Stephen Moyer Joins FOX’s “X-Men” Series

Former "True Blood" actor Stephen Moyer will star in the untitled "X-Men" pilot that FOX is developing for next season. "Burn Notice" creator Matt Nix and director Bryan Singer are behind the action-adventure project which focuses on two ordinary...

Naughty Dog Not Involved In “Uncharted” Film?

Finally, after many years of stalls, the film adaptation of the PlayStation's biggest exclusive game franchise "Uncharted" is finally making its way to the big screen. At last report Joe Carnahan has finished the screenplay which will be full...

No Trump Or Clinton In “American Horror Story” S7

Last month on Andy Cohen's talk show, "American Horror Story" showrunner Ryan Murphy revealed that the seventh season of the show will be "about the election that we just went through". Asked further if a Donald Trump character...

Cumberbatch Joins Showtime’s “Melrose”

Showtime has ordered the five-part limited series "Melrose" which will both star and be executive produced by "Sherlock" and "Doctor Strange" leading man Benedict Cumberbatch. Showtime and Sky Atlantic are collaborating on the series based on the Patrick Melrose series...

Nearly Two Dozen New “Iron Fist” Photos

Marvel and Netflix have released nearly two dozen new stills from "Marvel's Iron Fist," the upcoming fourth series collaboration of the two companies which will premiere all thirteen episodes of its run exclusively on Netflix from March 17th. In "Iron...

Jamie King Leads Abuse Tale “Cook Your Daughter”

Jaime King ("Hart of Dixie," "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For") is set to topline the film adaptation of Jessica Hendra and Blake Morrison's memoir "How to Cook Your Daughter". The story follows Hendra's experience growing up as the...

“Star Trek: Discovery” Aiming For Q3 Launch

Leslie Moonves, CEO of CBS Corp., has confirmed that it plans to launch its "Star Trek: Discovery" series through its CBS All Access streaming service some time in the late Summer or early Fall. Speaking at a Morgan Stanley investor...

Vera Farmiga Joins The “Godzilla” Sequel

Vera Farmiga has scored a leading role in Michael Dougherty's "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" currently in the works at Legendary. "Stranger Things" breakout star Millie Bobby Brown plays the daughter of Farmiga and Kyle Chandler's characters in this follow-up...

“LEGO Movie 2” To Be A Space Musical?

Following the success of Phil Lord and Chris Miller's "The LEGO Movie" in 2014, Warners opened Chris McKay's "The LEGO Batman Movie" this month to strong reviews and excellent box-office. Doing press rounds, McKay spoke with the Shanlian...

“Ghost in the Shell” Motion Posters, WETA Visit

Paramount Pictures has released some more promotional material from the live-action "Ghost in the Shell" film currently slated for a March 31st release. Rupert Sanders helms the manga adaptation in which Scarlett Johansson plays The Major, a special ops,...

News Bits: Beguiled, Beauty, Circus, Rangers

The Beguiled Several lovely gothic looking stills from Sofia Coppola's "The Beguiled" have popped up on The Playlist, the shots showcasing actresses Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning who star alongside Colin Farrell in the film which is set...

New “Guardians Vol. 2” Full Trailer Teased

Disney and Marvel are set to release the full trailer for James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" tomorrow. Ahead of that, they've released a thirty second sneak peek that may well be the best 'teaser of...

Astonishing Final Trailer: “Kong: Skull Island”

Just under two weeks out from release, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have released the excellent final trailer for Jordan Vogt-Roberts' "Kong: Skull Island". Cut much more akin to the trailers for "Mad Max: Fury Road" and "Suicide Squad,"...

“Middle-earth: Shadow of War” Game Trailer

Following the leaking of the title, cover art and details of the game yesterday, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has done the right thing and now officially announced "Middle-earth: Shadow of War," a sequel to the critically acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow...

Syfy Cancels Damon & Affleck’s “Incorporated”

Syfy has cancelled its freshman drama series "Incorporated" after opting not to renew the Matt Damon and Ben Affleck executive produced sci-fi thriller for a second season. The series was set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power...

Amazon Picks Up “Fortitude” S2

Amazon Studios and Sky Vision have announced that the streaming giant has picked up the second season of Sky Atlantic's "Fortitude" which will be added to Amazon's Prime Video lineup of dramatic original series. The first season of the British...

Explaining The Oscar Best Picture Gaffe

The only headlines in the wake of tonight's Oscars ceremony have been regarding the unprecedented Best Picture gaffe in which "La La Land" was wrongly named the film of the year before, several minutes into the acceptance speech, "Moonlight"...

Paxton Finished His “Training Day” Scenes

The untimely death of Bill Paxton yesterday came after four episodes of CBS' midseason drama series "Training Day" series had aired. The show, a sequel to the acclaimed Antoine Fuqua cop drama feature with Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke,...

Oscar Broadcast Flubs In Memoriam Segment

It wasn't just the Best Picture award it seems as this year's Oscars broadcast also flubbed its 'In Memoriam' segment. Four-time Oscar winning Australian costume designer Janet Patterson, who worked regularly with director Jane Campion, was included...

Kinberg On New “X-Men,” “Gambit” & More

With "Logan" set to hit cinemas this coming Friday, the film's producer Simon Kinberg has been doing press rounds and has offered a bunch of updates on his various projects which include future "X-Men" films and spin-offs, Marvel properties...

Apple To Score An Oscar By Next Decade?

Wall Street analyst-turned-venture capitalist Gene Munster has predicted that Apple will be represented at an Oscar ceremony within the next five years in the same way Amazon was this year with "Manchester by the Sea". Munster estimates Apple will increase...

“Nightwing” Helmer McKay Explains His Interest

Last week came the announcement that "The LEGO Batman Movie" director Chris McKay would helm a live-action "Nightwing" film. Over the weekend, McKay chatted with the Shanlian on Batman podcast about why he thinks he's a good hire...