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What Are The Most Acclaimed Comic Book Films?

Updated with Full Results Current As Of February 19th 2018. Comic book fans have always argued about which film adaptation of their favourite property is the best. You can argue box-office until the cows come home, the fact of the...

“Black Panther” Heading For $387M Worldwide

The King of Wakanda ruled the box-office across almost all the globe this weekend as official estimates for Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" see it taking in $192 million domestically and $169 million internationally through Sunday - bringing its first...

Roger Deakins Wins The ASC Top Honor

Legendary and beloved cinematographer Roger Deakins has won the top honor at this year's American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards on Saturday night. Deakins won for his work crafting the visuals of Denis Villeneuve's "Blade Runner 2049" and...

“Blade Runner” Star To Play Emmanuelle Actress

Dutch actress Sylvia Hoeks, best known as Jared Leto's right-hand woman in "Blade Runner 2049," will play actress Sylvia Kristel in a biopic from "Bullhead" director Michael R. Roskam which is set up at Savage Film. The untitled drama will...

Hathaway, Rees To Team On “Last Thing”

Anne Hathaway is in negotiations to team with "Mudbound" director Dee Rees on her next film "The Last Thing He Wanted". Based on the Joan Didion political thriller novel, Marco Villalobos penned the screenplay which is dubbed a thrilling story...

Knightley To Play An Iraq War Whistleblower

Keira Knightley and Matt Smith are set to star in a new biopic about Katharine Gun, the GCHQ whistleblower who exposed an illegal U.S. intelligence operation - an exposure that cost her dearly. Titled "Official Secrets," Gavin Hood ("Eye in...

Stallone Teases “Creed II” Start With Graphic

Production is ramping up on "Creed II," the upcoming sequel to the Ryan Coogler-directed "Rocky" spin-off "Creed" which was both a critical and commercial success in 2015. Steven Caple Jr. takes over the helm of the second one...

“Panther” Director On Lack Of Infinity Stone

Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" is the first in many things, but in one way it's the last - the last MCU film to come out before "Avengers: Infinity War" launches and kicks off a two-film saga which serves as...

Early Reviews Hot On “Dogs,” Mixed On “Sparrow”

Two of March's biggest films have already been screened for critics in the past few days, and both have scored quite different reactions. Wes Anderson's new stop-motion animated feature "Isle of Dogs" is understandably scoring raves. Currently at 95%...

Abrams On “Last Jedi” Haters & Misogynists

Shortly headed for home video release, Rian Johnson's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" remains one of the most divisive entries in the series, taking chances and stretching beyond the usual formula for these sorts of films. J.J. Abrams takes over...

“Colette,” “Papillon,” “Boy,” “Trace” Set Dates

Another week, another round of release date changes for an assortment of films - this week mostly festival entries from last Fall and Sundance last month finally finding berths for a U.S. theatrical release. Bleecker Street has set its high...

Review: “Black Panther”

No good run lasts forever, and after eighteen movies produced during the past ten years, any movie studio would be long overdue for bomb or two. Sorry, haters: "Black Panther" is not Marvel's. In fact, it represents another big...

“IT: Chapter 2” Filming Targets June Start

Production on "IT: Chapter 2," the follow-up to last year's smash hit Stephen King adaptation, is slated to begin this Summer ahead of a September 2019 release. Omega Underground reports that shooting is slated to begin June 18th with stage...

‘Live-Action’ “Lion King” Ditching “Be Prepared”?

Disney's 1994 animated classic "The Lion King" boasts around a half dozen memorable songs from the catch-phrasey "Hakuna Matata" to the iconic opener "Circle of Life" and more. It also boasts a great number in "Be Prepared" -...

Grillo’s “Ashes,” “Boss Level” Hot At EFM

A double dose of Frank Grillo today via word from the European Film Market in Berlin where two projects he's involved in are being talked up. First up there's the first photo from "Into The Ashes," the new...

“Transformers” Franchise To Be Rebooted?

Hasbro and Paramount are reportedly considering rebooting the "Transformers" franchise after this year's upcoming "Bumblebee" spin-off feature. According to long-running and reliable "Transformers" fan site TFW2005, toymaker Hasbro discussed the possibility at its annual Toy Fair 2018 Hasbro Investor Preview...

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” Tie-In Books Details

Following on from the Lando prequel comic report this morning, Lucasfilm has officially revealed details on the book and tie-in novels for Ron Howard's upcoming "Solo: A Star Wars Story". 'Last Shot' by Daniel Jose Older unfolds in three distinct...

“Cloverfield Paradox” Nielsen Ratings Are In

Netflix's "The Cloverfield Paradox" has reportedly drawn in five million viewers in its first week following the surprise drop of the movie after the Superbowl. According to Nielsen data, the film garnered 2.8 million U.S. viewers in the first three...

Hasbro & Saban Team For “Power Rangers”

Ahead of New York Toy Fair, Hasbro and Saban have announced that Hasbro has been named the global master toy licensee for the entire "Power Rangers" franchise. The announcement ends a twenty-five year partnership between the franchise and Bandai...

Mattel, Abrams Team On “The Beastlies”

Mattel and J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot are teaming on "The Beastlies," the first of several planned transmedia adaptations of family-friendly original properties. Created by Los Angeles-based sculptor Leslie Levings, the bug-eyed colorful creatures will be a part of a...

News Shorts: February 16th 2018

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile A first photo is out of Metallica frontman James Hetfield in costume in his role in the Ted Bundy biopic "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile". Zac Efron stars as the serial killer...

Norton, Kirby Expose Stalinism In “Gareth Jones”

James Norton ("McMafia," "Grantchester") and Vanessa Kirby ("The Crown") are set to play journalists in "Europa, Europa" filmmaker Agnieszka Holland's politically charged new feature "Gareth Jones" for WestEnd Films. Set in the early 1930s and based on real events, Norton...

Donald Glover’s Lando Gets A Prequel Comic

Marvel Comics is set to release a five-issue miniseries focusing on actor Donald Glover's take on a young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming "Solo: A Star War Story" at Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm. "Lando: Double or Nothing" takes place before...

“Black Panther” Has Second Best MCU Previews

Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" opened last night to a very robust $25.2 million in Thursday domestic preview showings. That figure is roughly double the previous February record of $12.7 million set by "Deadpool," and is the second biggest preview...

Dornan’s IRA vs. Claflin’s SAS In “Borderland”

Jamie Dornan ("Fifty Shades of Grey") and Sam Claflin ("The Hunger Games: Catching Fire") have joined the cast of the 1970s London-set character-driven action thriller "Borderland" film from director Brian Kirk ("Luther," "Game of Thrones"). Dornan plays a member of...

Curtis Wraps Work On New “Halloween”

Jamie Lee Curtis has officially wrapped production on the new "Halloween" and is leaving the film's South Carolina set, but offered one last portrait photo before she left - standing alongside her onscreen daughter (Judy Greer) and granddaughter (Andi...

Sony Turned Down Key Marvel Character Rights

You can never be certain of anything, but some executives at Sony Pictures are still probably kicking themselves as a new article in The Wall Street Journal has revealed that - at one point back in 1998 - the...

Tambor Fired From Amazon’s “Transparent”

"Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor was hit with accusations of sexual misconduct last Fall from both his former assistant Van Barnes and semi-regular series star Trace Lysette. At the time he denied the allegations and made indications that he was prepared...

Pattinson, Dafoe To Open Eggers’ “Lighthouse”

Robert Pattinson is set to join Willem Dafoe in the fantasy horror film "The Lighthouse" from writer-director Robert Eggers. A24, who worked with all three talents on "Good Time," "The Florida Project" and "The Witch" respectively, is set...

“Solo”: Favreau Casting & Falcon Makeovers

Director Ron Howard has confirmed that fellow filmmaker Jon Favreau has scored a key voice acting role in the upcoming "Solo: A Star Wars Story". Howard announced the news on his Twitter, sharing a picture of the two men...

Latest Stories

What Are The Most Acclaimed Comic Book Films?

“Black Panther” Heading For $387M Worldwide

Roger Deakins Wins The ASC Top Honor

Hathaway, Rees To Team On “Last Thing”

Knightley To Play An Iraq War Whistleblower

Stallone Teases “Creed II” Start With Graphic

“Panther” Director On Lack Of Infinity Stone

Abrams On “Last Jedi” Haters & Misogynists

Review: “Black Panther”

“IT: Chapter 2” Filming Targets June Start

Woodley, Dern, Kravitz Return For More “Lies”

Disney Announces A Third “Descendants”

“Transformers” Franchise To Be Rebooted?

“Cloverfield Paradox” Nielsen Ratings Are In

Hasbro & Saban Team For “Power Rangers”

McHale, McRaney Join “Santa Clarita Diet” S2

“Stargate Origins” First Three Eps Online

Mattel, Abrams Team On “The Beastlies”

News Shorts: February 16th 2018