The Important News
Star Wars Updates: We got our first look at Rogue One (above) and confirmed Colin Trevorrow is directing Star Wars IX. Disney released concept art for Disneyland and Walt Disney World’s Star Wars land. And more images from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Disney Dispatch: Disney Animation is taking on Jack and the Beanstalk again. Dwayne Johnson will star in the Jungle Cruise movie.
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We’ve seen a number of Frankenstein tales over the years, but we’ve never really seen one told from Igor’s perspective. That’s what Victor Frankenstein — in theaters November 25 — looks to deliver, along with some pretty gnarly gothic horror vibes.
Written by Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra), this latest version of the classic Frankenstein tale feels a bit like a ghoulish Sherlock… Continue reading 'Victor Frankenstein' Trailer: Watch James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe Bring Life to a Monster
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Ride Along – $ 21.6 million
2. Lone Survivor – $ 12.6 million
3. The Nut Job – $ 12.3 million
4. Frozen – $ 9.0 million
5. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – $ 8.8 million
6. I, Frankenstein – $ 8.2 million
7. American Hustle – $ 7.1 million
8. August: Osage County – $ 5.04 million
8. The Wolf of Wall Street –
In the impending disaster that is I, Frankenstein (sorry, Aaron Eckhart), the title monster is taken to the near future, where he battles gargoyles and tries to prevent the apocalypse… or something. The trailer earns chuckles and grimaces from both casual and seasoned filmgoers alike because they know one thing: that scarred action hero engaging in all kinds of CGI derring-do isn’t Frankenstein’s monster. We… Continue reading Why Do Most Frankenstein Movies Ignore the Source Material?
Actor Aaron Eckhart, appearing on the cover of the upcoming issue Muscle & Fitness, opens up about the monstrous training regimen he underwent for his role in the highly-anticipated film I, Frankenstein.
“I wanted to be strong like a gorilla — to have that animal instinct,” the A-lister told Muscle & Fitness of the unrelenting six-month training plan, in which he worked out six days a… Continue reading How Did Aaron Eckhart Get ‘Strong Like A Gorilla’ For ‘I, Frankenstein?’ Find Out Here …