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Han Solo movie has officially gone into production

9 hours ago

This press release from Disney just dropped into my inbox. The new Han Solo movie Has gone into production as of Feb 20th. Still no title, but interestingly enough at the very top of the email it reads Han Solo - Smuggler. Scoundrel. Hero. Which would not be a bad title at all! While it was never a question, it's nice to see Chewie is confirmed here as well!! Anyways, read on for the full press release The adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee is going before cameras this month when principal photography on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story officially began February 20th at Pinewood Studios, London. The movie will explore the duo’s adventures before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing rogue from a galaxy far, far away, Lando Calrissian. Phil Lord »

- noreply@blogger.com (Vic Barry)

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King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Gets An Epic New Trailer

20 February 2017 10:58 AM, PST

Guy Ritchie’s take on the well worn Arthurian legend, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, hits our screens in three short months, and a new trailer has come our way, letting us no exactly what is store for us. Previous trailers focused on the more grounded side of the legend, but this one goes full on weird with gigantic beasts, epic clashes between massive armies, and magic up the wazoo. I gotta say, I kinda love it. Ritchie seems to be having lots of fun with his own spin on the fantasy epic, and now I find myself waiting for the finished product with bated breath. Released: May 12th Synopsis: Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to the epic fantasy action adventure “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.” Starring Charlie Hunnam in the title role, the film is an iconoclastic take on the classic Excalibur myth, tracing »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Shane Black’s The Predator Begins Filming

20 February 2017 10:40 AM, PST

Long after he played Hawkins in the original, Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Iron Man 3, The Nice Guys) is returning to the Predator franchise as director and co-writer, re-uniting with fellow Monster Squad scribe Fred Dekker, on the highly anticipated The Predator, a sequel to, and not total reboot, of the classic sci-fi series. Filming is kicking off today, and Black has shared with us the first lookout the movie’s cast, made up of lead Boyd Holbrook (next seen as Pierce, leader of the Reavers, in Logan), Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse), Keegan Michael-Key (one part of comedic duo Key & Peele), Trevante Rhodes (Moonlight), Sterling K. Brown (The People vs. O.J. Simpson), and Room’s Jacob Tremblay. Missing from the image is The Punisher himself, Thomas Jane, whose involvement was announced few weeks back. No reason is given for the military garb, but Shane has »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Watch Tom Holland Burn His Avengers: Infinity War Script

20 February 2017 6:15 AM, PST

Spoilers in this day and age are a serious problem, and many studios have measures in place to stop scripts from falling into the wrong hands. So you can imagine new Spider-Man Tom Holland freaked out slightly when he realised he forgot to hand back his Avengers: Infinity War script after a day of shooting. But before Marvel executives could come down on the young actor, Holland quickly dealt with the faux-pas, and as you can see from the Instagram video below, it involved fire. Rule number one... hand in your script »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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New Trailer For Power Rangers

20 February 2017 5:59 AM, PST

If anything, Dean Isrealite’s (Project Almanac) big screen Power Rangers will be fun. Time will tell if the silliness of the concept, with it’s ordinary teenagers gaining magical colour coded armour and gigantic battle bots, will end up overpowering the whole affair, but it should at least be fun. Don’t believe me, then check out this latest trailer, and try not to at least smile. I dare you. Released: March 24th Synopsis: Saban’S Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Trailer For Adam Sandler’s Sandy Wexler

20 February 2017 5:24 AM, PST

We’re halfway through Adam Sandler’s four movie exclusive Netflix deal, and it’s safe to say the previous two efforts, The Ridiculous Six and The Do-Over, has been business as usual for Sandler, i.e. unfunny and border line tasteless. The penultimate movie of the deal, Sandy Wexler, probably won’t change anything. The first trailer is here, bringing in an array of stars (and Sandler’s friends), from Judd Apatow to Chris Rock to Conan O’Brien, to introduce us to the titular talent agent and his uncouth approach to making his clients stars. Oh yes, and Sandler is once again adopting a strong voice. Whoopee!!! Check it out for yourself below. Sandy Wexler hits Netflix worldwide on April 14th. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Irish Mathematicians Find A Way To Make Batman’s Cape

20 February 2017 5:12 AM, PST

As we all know, clothes make the man, so a new formula coming out of Nui Galway means that very soon we can all be dressing as Batman......o.k. that is a bit of a stretch, but the formula, the result of a collaboration between Irish and Italian mathematicians, works out how much voltage soft conductive or ‘dielectric’ membranes can take before they break. Up until now, it was impossible to know what the breaking point of these materials was, and if this sounds familiar, this exact method was used to construct Batman’s cape in Batman Begins. Let Dr. Michael Destrade at the school of Mathematics, Statistics, and Applied Mathematics in Nui Galway explain how it works: If you can remember the scene in Batman Begins where this huge bat cape emerges from a tiny folded piece of material, that’s the kind of technology which is being »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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