Today is a good day for geek franchises. We’ve already gotten some Marvel tidbits, most notably that the new standalone Spider-Man movie would be taking notes from John Hughes’ high school movies, and now there are even more morsels on the way. And, surprisingly, they’re not all Marvel related!
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
That’s the official title of the next Guardians of the Galaxy
The Important News
Chris Hemsworth joined the Ghostbusters reboot.
Chiwetel Ejiofor will play Doctor Strange villain Baron Mordo.
Matthew Vaughn will write and direct Kingsman 2.
Melissa McCarthy is a bonafide box office star.
Brad Pitt is going to be a Netflix movie star.
The Stand could be a Showtime miniseries that leads into theatrical movies.
The live-action… Continue reading Best of the Week: 'The Martian' Trailer, Chris Hemsworth Joined 'Ghostbusters' and More
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Voldemort fills in for Bruno Mars in this very well done Harry Potter-themed parody of “Uptown Funk” (via Geek Tyrant):
And here’s one of Jason Edmiston’s “Eyes Without a Face” paintings to appropriately follow that video (via Geek Tyrant):
Huey Lewis would have had no problem… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Harry Potter "Uptown Funk" Parody, a Lawsuit-free 'Ghostbusters' Song and More
The Important News
Disney annnounced Star Wars: Episode VIII will open in May 2017 and Star Wars: Rogue One is the title of the first standalone movie.
Disney also officially announced Frozen 2. And John Lasseter will have a co-director for Toy Story 4.
Channing Tatum and Chris Pratty may star in another Ghostbusters movie directed by the Russo brothers.
Another Tron movie is… Continue reading Best of the Week: 'Star Wars' Spin-off Titled 'Rogue One,' Another 'Ghostbusters' Movie and More