Selecting who’s going to be Venom wasn’t ‘an easy choice’ says Venom director

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Alex Kurtzman, who co-wrote Star Trek and Transformers, will be directing the upcoming Venom movie for Sony Pictures. Fans have been guessing which character was going to be Venom, since in the comics it was either Eddie Brock, Mac Gargan or Flash Thompson. In an interview with Comic Book Resources, Kurtzman talks … Continue reading

First still for Sony PlayStation’s live-action series, Powers

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Sony announced that it would be doing a live-action series based on Brian Michael Bendis’ comic book, Powers. This comes after Microsoft announcing its own series based on Halo. Now we finally get a first look at the show featuring Sharlto Copley (District 9) as Christian Walker, and Susan Heyward (The Following) as Deena … Continue reading

GameStop Expo 2014 – It’s like E3, except open to CA gamers


Earlier this week we had a chance to attend the 2014 Gamestop Expo, which was held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. (Right across the street from Disneyland.) Unlike E3, GameStop Expo is open to the general public with prices starting at $40. Companies like Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, … Continue reading

Amanda Pays reprises role on The Flash


THR has confirmed that Amanda Pays will be on the CW’s Flash to reprise her role from the original TV series that aired in 1990. Pays originally played Dr. Tina McGee in the old show. She was the Flash’s partner and worked at S.T.A.R. Labs. She’ll be joining John Wesley Shipp, who played the original Flash, on the new … Continue reading

Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass reuniting for Bourne 5

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It’s almost official. Matt Damon said the only way he would come back to the Bourne franchise was if Paul Greengrass would return as director. Universal Pictures are now negotiating terms with both Damon and Greengrass to reunite to make another Bourne film. Deadline reported Greengrass and Damon are in the process … Continue reading

A Star Wars: Episode VII rumor revolving around a villain’s descendant


Gather around, everybody, for it’s time to read up on more rumors regarding the details of J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII. Of course, there are potential spoilers, so please turn away if you don’t want to be spoiled. A lot of plot rumors are floating around including Luke Skywalker being held captive … Continue reading

The Wolverine’s last five minutes ruined by studio says writer


Scott Frank is the writer who worked on James Mangold’s The Wolverine. Movies adapted from superhero comic books aren’t really his thing, with his work including Marley & Me and Minority Report. In an interview with Screen Crush while promoting A Walk Among The Tombstones, Frank reveals that he wasn’t a … Continue reading

Chris Evans and other Marvel actors unite with rom-com Playing It Cool

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In the new romantic comedy Playing It Cool starring Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan, we get to see actors from different Marvel movies joining forces to help Evans cope with his love life. Anthony Mackie, who played Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, reunites with his co-star. We also … Continue reading

Stormtrooper spotted on set of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


A stormtrooper was spotted on the set of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Director Zack Snyder took a photo of a stormtrooper being arrested by the Gotham City PD along with the Batmobile. The caption read “Case closed.” This is the case of both Snyder and J.J. Abrams joking around … Continue reading

This Rocket Raccoon animatronic is creepy and cool at the same time

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Guardians of the Galaxy debuted in Japan with $2.1 million. Yeah, it doesn’t look like much, but it did better than both Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Thor: The Dark World combined. As for here in the States, it raked in $8 million for third place, giving the movie a … Continue reading

Doctor Who Season 8 Episode 4 ‘Listen’ review


Again, this was another ‘Companion’ episode, meaning that Jenna Coleman’s Clara Oswald stole all of the scenes. Even with Coleman’s performance overshadowing Capaldi’s, the episode was brilliant and gave us more into who the Doctor is in general and what Moffat has planned for Clara. It was fun seeing Clara … Continue reading

Star Wars’ Rian Johnson and Warcraft’s Duncan Jones want to direct some of AMC’s Preacher episodes


It all started when Ain’t It Cool News’ Eric Vespe tweeted to Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg on Friday about casting Kurt Russell to portray the Saint of Killers in the upcoming Preacher TV series from AMC. This led to director Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code, Warcraft) joining in on … Continue reading

This is one long banner for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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There are movie banners, and then there are epic movie banners. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has just gotten a banner, and it is epic…and long. (Don’t you say it!) The banner contains a lot of different scenes including Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch) firing up Lake-town, Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and … Continue reading

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 trailer debut

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Check out the debut trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 featuring dramatic music and emotionally charged scenes. We see Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) struggling to rescue the people she cares about while also struggling to become a symbol. Also, Katniss can now take down an aircraft with a bow … Continue reading

Official: Microsoft to buy Minecraft, with creator leaving


Microsoft has officially announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Mojang and its top-selling game, Minecraft, for an amount of $2.5 billion. Mojang’s Owen Hill has also confirmed the news via the company’s site, saying that Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson gave the okay for the sale. “He’s decided that he … Continue reading

The Wii U Super Smash Bros. may release on November 21


Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS will be available on October 3rd, but Nintendo has been pretty quiet about when the Nintendo Wii U version will be available. Twitter user BluesDriveBuster uploaded a photo taken from a pre-order card at retail store Fred Meyer, which shows a release date of November 21, … Continue reading

Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Limited Edition announced for PS3 and PS4


Aksys Games announced that both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 versions of Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- will have a standard and Limited Edition versions when the game finally arrives. No release date has been announced for Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, but the Limited Edition can currently be pre-ordered via The Guilty Gear … Continue reading