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Geek Roundup: 'Godzilla' Viral Vids and Trailer Date; 'Daredevil' Update; 'Terminator' Reboot Title Revealed?
Need a fresh infusion of geekiness to get your week started off on the right foot? You’re in luck, because we’ve got you covered with all the hot nerd-friendly movie news that transpired while you were off having a weekend. Buckle up, because we’ve got the latest on Marvel’s Daredevil series at Netflix, news on the new Godzilla trailer, and the latest Terminator skinny. I’m like a geek Santa Claus, and it looks like you all have been nice. We kick things off with some very good news about Marvel’s upcoming Daredevil series. The Man without Fear will be the focus of one of four series the comic book juggernaut is launching along with Netflix, and the company has revealed they’ve hired a showrunner. Drew Goddard will be the man who keeps...
- Mike Bracken
Update: 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Will Follow 'X-Men: Days of Future' Past in 2016; Bryan Singer Will Direct
Twentieth Century Fox is hot enough on X-Men: Days of Future Past to go ahead and lay claim to not only a release date for the next X-Men movie (May 27, 2016), but it's also giving up its story's roots by revealing the title, X-Men: Apocalypse. This, of course, referring to the popular Age of Apocalypse storyline for the comics, though to be fair they may be borrowing elements of that storyline and not adapting the entire thing, a la Days of Future Past. Our own Marvel expert John Gholson recently wrote about the Apocalypse storyline since director Bryan Singer was recently asked about it, alluding to the fact that Apocalypse will be set up in Days of Future Past. Here's how Gholson described the character Apocalypse as well: Apocalypse has an incredibly...
- Erik Davis
Watch: Martin Scorsese, Leo DiCaprio & Jonah Hill Explain What Drew Them to 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
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In the 1990s, Jordan Belfort went to prison for defrauding investors in a penny-stock, boiler-room scam. He wrote a juicy and shameless memoir about his experience: The Wolf of Wall Street. And unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re already aware that Martin Scorsese adapted Belfort’s tale of intrigue and fraud for a biopic of the same name, which hits theaters on December 25. Website THR caught up with the filmmaker, stars Leonardo DiCaprio (who plays Belfort) and Jonah Hill, and screenwriter Terence Winter to discuss the upcoming film. THR’s Stephen Galloway (who looks and sounds like a young Jeremy Irons, whoa) led the interviews. “I’ve never read an account of anything more embarrassing in my life… It was like a modern-day...
- Alison Nastasi
Movie News: Denzel Washington Is 'The Equalizer' (Pic); 'Indiana Jones 5' Update; 'Anchorman 2' Cast Sings on SNL
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The Equalizer: Denzel Washington headlines the big-screen adaptation of The Equalizer, based on the 1980s TV series in which a retired intelligence officer helps those are being victimized. In the first official image, Washington looks suitably mysterious. Antoine Fuqua is directing; the last time he worked with Washington, the actor won an Academy Award (Training Day). This movie is due out on September 26, 2014. [Shadow and Act] Indiana Jones 5: Disney will distribute any future installments of the Indiana Jones franchise. The company has worked out a new deal with Paramount, which distributed the first four films, so the way has now been cleared for more films featuring the fedora-wearing, bullwhip-cracking archeologist. But Disney has not yet signaled what they might do with...
- Peter Martin