Leprechaun: Origins: We’ve had a peek at the movie but not its most iconc character — until now. The first look at the titular creature in Leprechaun: Origins reveals that the reboot has taken a very dark and sinister turn away from the more lighthearted installments in the series. Dylan Postle, aka WWE wrestler Hornswoggle, stars as the leprechaun; the movie… Continue reading Movie News: First Look at 'Leprechaun: Origins;' First Trailer for Sundance Smash 'Whiplash'
Insidious: Chapter 3: Production has begun on Insidious: Chapter 3, and to mark the occasion, the first image has been released, featuring writer/director/actor Leigh Whannell and actress Lin Shaye. Dermot Mulroney and Stefanie Scott star in new roles; Whannell, Shaye, and Angus Sampson are reprising their characters for the third installment, which, we now learn, is a prequel to the… Continue reading Movie News: First Look at 'Insidious 3;' Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain in First, Seductive 'Miss Julie' Trailer
Goosebumps: Jack Black stars as horror writer R.L. Stine in Goosebumps, based on Stine’s bestselling series of horror books for young people. The first images show the demons from Stine’s own mind that he must confront and somehow get back into his head. The movie is due in theaters on August 7, 2015. [EW.com via Bloody Disgusting]
The Jungle Book: Disney’s new version of The Jungle Book has found its Mowgli, a 10-year-old boy named Neel Sethi. The live-action/animation hybrid will be directed by Jon Favreau, and we have now learned young Sethi will be the only actor to appear on screen. Idris Elba and Ben Kingsley have been cast to voice the tiger Shere Khan and… Continue reading Movie News: First Look at Mowgli in Disney's New 'Jungle Book;' Latest 'Gotham' Trailer Lines Up Villains
With the exception of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, July is a relatively quiet month for high-profile movies from the geekier side of Hollywood, but you should probably consider this the calm before the storm, given next month’s rush of big-budget, highly anticipated films.
Of course, next month’s big movies are this month’s big comics, toys and other items launched ahead of a film’s arrival in… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Batman's 75th, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Gear, and More Stuff to Look for in July