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Hot Toys closed out last year by teasing its line-up of collectible figures for the Marvel sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and now we’ve got a good look at the upcoming Rocket Raccoon 1:6 scale figure, which is available in both regular and deluxe editions; take a look at the official promotional images here…
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And here’s the deluxe version…
The Guardians are back! Star-Lord’s gang of misfits will continue their galaxy-saving adventures while exchanging banter with each other in the upcoming sequel to the wildly popular Marvel Studios blockbuster, and all eyes are on how the story will unfold with exciting new characters to meet and new worlds to explore in this outing. Today, Hot Toys is happy to kick-off the 1/6th scale collectible figure series from the new volume with Rocket, the fan-favorite space raccoon with attitude to spare! »
- Amie Cranswick
Musician and filmmaker Rob Zombie (above) is obviously no stranger to the performing arts, but as far as acting is concerned, he's probably best known for voicing roles in movies directed by James Gunn (Slither, Super, Guardians of the Galaxy). That tradition will continue with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, according to Zombie (via ScreenRant). With @jamesgunn at Disney recording a voice for Guardians of the Galaxy 2! #robzombie #jamesgunn #guardiansofthegalaxy2 #godblesstinytim A post shared by RobZombieofficial (@robzombieofficial) on Feb 22, 2017 at 6:12pm Pst Gunn later shared the same photo on social media and added his own caption (via Av Club): "There are two things you can be sure of in my...
- Peter Martin
With The Belko Experiment hitting theaters in just a few weeks, Blumhouse Tilt has been releasing new footage to get fans ready for this terrifying thriller. Today we have a new video that doesn't exactly show any footage from the movie, but instead offers a glimpse at what the movie might look like in claymation. This new short film from director Lee Hardcastle perfectly captures the tone of The Belko Experiment, while going hilariously over the top with gore in only the way that claymation can offer.
Blumhouse Tilt posted this hilarious video on YouTube and their social media pages today, which comes from the twisted mind of filmmaker Lee Hardcastle. Back in 2012, the filmmaker was chosen as the winner of a contest for the horror anthology film The ABCs of Death, which featured shorts from 25 established filmmakers, and one short film from an aspiring director. Lee Hardcastle beat out »
Even in cute claymation, the kill-or-be-killed setting of The Belko Experiment is still unnervingly violent and drenched with blood.
"Watch The Belko Experiment in bloody, beautiful, Nsfw claymation, courtesy of Lee Hardastle. See Belko in theaters March 17th.
Written by the acclaimed writer/director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Slither) and directed by Greg McLean (creator of the Wolf Creek franchise), The Belko Experiment is a terrifying, provocative and at times hilarious thrill-ride that literally provokes the question: what does it take to survive at work?
From Orion Pictures, The Belko Experiment stars John Gallagher Jr. (The Newsroom, 10 Cloverfield Lane), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), John C. McGinley (Stan Against Evil, Scrubs), Adria Arjona (True Detective), Josh Brener (Silicon Valley), and Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy). The film was directed by Greg McLean and executive produced by James Gunn and Peter Safran (The Conjuring 1&2, Annabelle)."
- Derek Anderson
Telltale’s episodic take on Guardians of the Galaxy will ask how Star-Lord and Co. became a family in the first place, according to Marvel Games Creative Director Bill Rosemann.
Speaking at the ongoing Dice 2017 event in Las Vegas, Rosemann offered a status report on the studio’s current slate, which also encompasses the PS4 exclusive Spider-Man game currently brewing at Insomniac. When asked about Guardians specifically, though, the developer told those in attendance – as relayed by Cbr – that Telltale is crafting a character-focused adventure designed to ask four pertinent questions.
“We are really taking it seriously and focusing on each character. As such, the game will explore the answers to four questions: ‘Who are they? What do they want? How are they a family? What could tear that family apart?’”
Marvel Games is currently firing on all cylinders. Three weeks ago, the studio announced a “multi-game collaboration” with Square Enix, »
- Michael Briers
According to Trailer Track, the Alberta Film Ratings board has classified a new trailer for the hotly-anticipated Marvel sequel, which runs at 2 minutes and 20 seconds.
It’s unclear when the new trailer will arrive, but it would seem likely that it will either be attached to next week’s Wolverine solo movie Logan, or Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, which opens on March 17th. Either way, expect it online first.
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians »
- Gary Collinson
Musician and filmmaker Rob Zombie (above) is obviously no stranger to the performing arts, but as far as acting is concerned, he's probably best known for voicing roles in movies directed by James Gunn (Slither, Super, Guardians of the Galaxy). That tradition will continue with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, according to Zombie (via ScreenRant). With @jamesgunn at Disney recording a voice for Guardians of the Galaxy 2! #robzombie #jamesgunn...
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More and more horror films are joining the virtual reality ranks, and Greg Mclean's The Belko Experiment is no different. The Belko Experiment Vr Escape Room is coming to Steam for free on March 3rd, just two weeks before the release of the film. And, lucky for us, Bh Tilt released a new alpha gameplay video that teases the experience to help speed up the wait!
"Belko is going Vr! Experience the Belko Virtual Reality Escape Room game for free on Steam on March 3rd! Watch the teaser now."
"Written by the acclaimed writer/director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Slither) and directed by Greg McLean (creator of the Wolf Creek franchise), The Belko Experiment is a terrifying, provocative and at times hilarious thrill-ride that literally provokes the question: what does it take to survive at work?
- Tamika Jones
Earlier today James Gunn took to his consistently active Facebook page to confirm a Rob Zombie cameo for the summer’s hotly anticipated Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
“There are two things you can be sure of in my films,” teased Gunn. “1) There will be a character named Fitzgibbon. And 2) There will be a Rob Zombie voice cameo. Yesterday Rob came by to lend his voice to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Now it’ll be up to you guys to find it.”
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. »
- Robert Kojder
Three years ago, Guardians of the Galaxy shouldered the burden of Marvel’s ‘big risk’, and after James Gunn’s spacefaring romp blew past all expectations, a similar pressure began looming over Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man solo movie the following year. Ditto for Doctor Strange, and it’s really a testimony to writer-director Scott Derrickson that the Sorcerer Supreme’s standalone flick was able to transition audiences to the more fantastical, mythical corners of the McU with relative ease.
A $673 million haul at the international box office was enough to warrant early chatter of a sequel, and though Derrickson himself has conceded that his busy schedule may force him to vacate the director’s chair – or, the very least, nudge Doctor Strange 2 onto the back-burner – Benedict Cumberbatch is adamant that Scott Derrickson is the only man for the job.
Chatting to Cinema Blend, the Sherlock actor highlighted Derrickson’s particular creative process, »
- Michael Briers
Warcraft and Assassin’s Creed were supposed to break the video game movie curse, but both ended up being major disappointments last year. However, when you look back at previous adaptations, two which stand out as being particularly bad are Hitman and Agent 47.
The first was R-rated and the second went down the PG-13 route, and neither were very successful. They each made a lot of really poor creative decisions, to put it lightly, and while the video game series is doing quite well, it’s now hard to escape the feeling that we’re never going to see a decent big screen take on the property.
Someone who we imagine probably could have done a pretty good job with Hitman though is James Gunn, and he recently revealed on social media that he tried to pitch an R-rated version at one point before being shot down by producers.
- Josh Wilding
After seeing the success of Guardians of the Galaxy and the failure of their own Hitman: Agent 47, 20th Century Fox are probably kicking themselves for turning down director James Gunn's take on the video game franchise. But at one time, Gunn, who has become one of Marvel's most valuable players, had an idea for a Hitman movie that probably would have been better than the two movies previously released in that series.
Video game movies have had a rough go of it over the years, and despite repeated attempts by Fox, Hitman has certainly fallen victim to the video game adaptation curse. The first Hitman movie arrived in 2007 and starred Timothy Olyphant. While the movie's biggest problem might have been having Olyphant shave off his iconic locks to go bald, it did have the sense to arrive in theaters with an R rating. But that almost wasn't the case. »
Can’t get enough of Baby Groot? We don’t blame you and, according to Trailer Track, we won’t have to wait too much longer before clocking eyes on the third (and final?) trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Citing a listing from Alberta Film Ratings, Tt notes that the latest full-length promo for Guardians 2 is already in the can, and will run for two minutes and 20 seconds. It’ll likely screen before Logan (March 3rd) or, in the more likely scenario, Bill Condon’s live-action Beauty and the Beast on March 17th.
Assuming online chatter holds true, the former will herald the final trailer for Wonder Woman, so we’re inclined to believe that the Powers That Be over at Marvel and Disney are planning to hold fire until late next month. Whatever the case, we will, as always, have full coverage for you right here on We Got This Covered. »
- Michael Briers
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 comes out in only a few months, and director James Gunn is using that time to put some finishing touches on his highly anticipated sequel. Evidently, one of those finishing touches involves doing some new voiceover work with big-name recording artists, because Rob Zombie just posted on Instagram that he recently met up with Gunn at Disney’s offices to record some lines for Guardians 2.
This comes from Screen Rant, which doesn’t have any specifics on Zombie’s role, but it does note that he played the Ravager Navigator (also via voiceover) in the first movie. If he’s just recording his lines now, it seems safe to assume that this won’t be a huge role, but there’s still plenty of reason to believe that he might be playing a different character at least. That’s because Gunn ...
- Sam Barsanti
He’s voiced Dr. Karl (Slither) and the mighty God himself (Super), but for Guardians of the Galaxy, Rob Zombie had a minor voice role as the Ravager known as Navigator. Wary of breaking the streak, it’s been confirmed that the writer-director-musician is back in the recording booth for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Word comes by way of Instagram – and later relayed through James Gunn’s lively Twitter feed – which confirms that Zombie voices a character in Guardians 2…and little else. Naturally, Marvel red tape (read: a strict embargo) kept the creative from disclosing details of his character ahead of time. That being said, in the spacefaring original, his voice played out through the Milano, Star-Lord’s beloved space vessel, so it seems more likely that Rob Zombie will be lending his vocal chords to a new character altogether, as opposed to reprising as Navigator.
Per Twitter: »
- Michael Briers
The video-game-to-movie adaptation is an ongoing problem in Hollywood. There is a plethora of games that fans would love to see on the big screen, but it never seems to go smoothly, and “Hitman” is just one title in the pantheon of failed video-game movies. An engaging tale of an assassin filling contract killings for the International Contracts Agency, the premise could’ve gone somewhere interesting, but unfortunately after two failed attempts, the “Hitman” movie series is seemingly finished (and honestly, “John Wick” is the hitman franchise kicking ass and taking names at the moment).
Continue reading Producers Turned Down James Gunn’s Attempt To Make An R-Rated ‘Hitman’ Movie at The Playlist. »
- Jay Hunter
Although there are still a few months to go until the hotly anticipated release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, an interactive standee has been spotted in a movie theater lobby, which allows you to take a seat on a couch next to Star-Lord, Groot, Rocket, Gamora, Drax, Mantis, Nebula and Yondu. check out a photo of the standee below via Twitter, and look out for it in your local cinema…
112. 보고 너무 좋아서 할 말을 잃은 홍bo짤. 퀼욘두 퀼로켓 퀼그루트 퀼가모라 등등등 x0x;; 퀼왼쪽으로 온갖 조합 안 가리고 좋아하는 나한테는 천국 같음 x0x;; 욘두 포즈 뻘하게 귀엽고 네뷸라 존멋;; 묘한 포즈인데 네뷸라가 하니 멋짐;; pic.twitter.com/EnUMRcE2pP
— Nrt (@NolNrt) February 21, 2017
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team »
- Robert Kojder
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is right around the corner now, and that means the marketing campaign is really starting to take off. This week alone we’ve been treated to a new international poster and official image, and now a theater standee has been spotted which is, quite frankly, downright awesome.
As you can see below, it gives fans the chance to essentially hang out with the team for photo opportunities, which Marvel Studios is no doubt hoping will take social media by storm. It’s particularly great to see new team members like Mantis, Nebula, and Yondu get the spotlight, and it’s fair to say the unique trio definitely fits in with this particular group of A-Holes.
The standee obviously doesn’t reveal anything new about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but fans of the adorable Baby Groot will no doubt be happy to see »
- Josh Wilding
The Irishman: Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro, is heading to Netflix. It's based on I Heard You Paint Houses, a book by Charles Brandt that told the story of a mob hitman who claimed he knew what really happened to long-missing union leader Jimmy Hoffa. De Niro will play the hitman; so-called "de-aging" technology will make the 73-year-old actor look younger for the role. Al Pacino and others are in negotiations to join the cast. The movie is aiming for release in 2019. [Indiewire] Hitman: Director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, above left) says he "tried to make a Hitman movie a few years ago. But the producers at the time didn't want to make it R rated, so they passed." Subsequently, two movies based...
- Peter Martin
Earlier this week we brought you a new look at Star-Lord and Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 [check it out here], and now director James Gunn has shared a new international poster for the hotly-anticipated Marvel sequel featuring the adorable baby Groot atop of a pile of dynamite; take a look below…
See Also: Hasbro’s Marvel Legends figures for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and the Marvel Netflix shows revealed
See Also: New footage in latest TV spot for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics »
- Amie Cranswick
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