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Today the Hollywood Reporter ran a piece called “Hollywood Gorilla Warfare” exploring the shifting relationship between three of the biggest players in Hollywood – Warner Bros., Universal and Legendary Pictures – and the future of two of cinema’s biggest monsters, King Kong and Godzilla.

It’s mainly a lot of inside baseball, but since it does effect Kong, Godzilla and, surprisingly, the fate of Pacific Rim 2, we wanted to… Continue reading Why 'King Kong vs Godzilla' May Have Just Killed 'Pacific Rim 2'

King Kong (2005) / Godzilla (2014)

In recent days, we’ve been hearing about casting for Kong: Skull Island, which promises to explore the island where King Kong and other prehistoric creatures (i.e. dinosaurs) roam freely. Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, and Corey Hawkins are set to star, with Samuel L.Jackson, Tom Wilkinson, John C. Reilly, and Jason Mitchell in various stages of talks… Continue reading New 'King Kong vs. Godzilla' Is Brewing and Maybe a New Monster Movie Universe

Straight Outta Compton

Kong: Skull Island: Jason Mitchell, who delivered a captivating lead performance as Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, is heading to Kong: Skull Island. The actor is in negotiations to play “an easy-going pilot” in the King Kong spinoff adventure, which follows a team of explorers on an island filled with prehistoric creatures. If things work out, Mitchell would reunite… Continue reading Movie News: 'Straight Outta Compton' Star Heads to 'Kong: Skull Island'; 'Maze Runner' Director Taking on Norse Mythology

Transformers: Age of Extinction, Michael Bay’s fourth explosion-packed adventure with the Autobots (and the first with the Dinobots), is available today on Digital HD on iTunes, Amazon and other similar services. So if you want to get the home theater jump on what is currently the only 2014 movie to gross over $ 1 billion at the global box office, you now have multiple… Continue reading 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Blu-ray Clip Shows Off the Insanity of Filming in Hong Kong

December 27, 2012

Although it’s unclear whether or not either project is still destined for the big screen, Cartoon Brew (via Bleeding Cool) has uncovered attached director Alex Zamm’s test footage for both Hong Kong Phooey and Marvin the Martian. You can check both out in the player below.

Originally announced last year, Hong Kong Phooey had Eddie Murphy attached to play mild-mannered dog Penry