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War of the Worlds sequel Massacre of Mankind coming in 2017

War of the Worlds sequel Massacre of Mankind coming in 2017
The War of the Worlds by HG Wells – one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – is getting a sequel. Massacre of Mankind will be written by Stephen Baxter, the multi-award-winning co-author of The Long Earth novels (with Terry Pratchett).  Read More →

Rebellion backs Hawk the Slayer sequel

Rebellion backs Hawk the Slayer sequel
Hawk the Hunter, the sequel to legendary swords-and-sorcery film Hawk the Slayer, has moved a step closer to production – 35 years after the original film became a cult hit. And it seems like it might be getting a tie-in game too! Game developer Rebellion has joined with writer and director Terry Marcel in a deal that will see a Kickstarter launched to part-fund the long-talked-about follow up film, which has been touted since the original film... 

“Big Hero 7” could be on the books!

“Big Hero 7” could be on the books!
Everyone’s favourite comic book genius Stan Lee may have let it slip that Disney’s Big Hero 6 will be getting a sequel. The planned follow-up is likely to hit our screens after other upcoming superhero movies Ant-Man, Doctor Strange and Black Panther. Big Hero 6 Co-Director Chris Williams previously stated that there would not be a sequel unless there was “a story to be told”. Not much later, whilst talking to the... 

Hawk the Slayer does his killing in high definition

Hawk the Slayer does his killing in high definition
Hot off the news that Hawk the Slayer is launching a bid for a sequel (called Hawk the Hunter, see early details here), director Terry Marcel’s original film is finally getting a Blu-ray release. Starring Oscar-winner Jack Palance, John Terry, Bernard Bresslaw and Ray Charleson, Hawk the Slayer is being released as part of Network’s ‘The British Film’ collection on 6 July 2015. If you’ve somehow not managed to catch this film during the... 

Rise of the Tomb Raider E3 Teaser Released

Rise of the Tomb Raider E3 Teaser Released
As we draw ever closer to E3, Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider outing gets an invigorating new teaser that shows off the incredible visuals and a keen sense of adventure that have become synonymous with Lara Croft’s latest series. The trailer looks back the great explorers of old before catapulting us into an icy rock face to see our tenacious heroine battle her way to a secluded cave hidden within its inhospitable walls. Okay... 

Hawk the Slayer sequel Hawk the Hunter heads to crowdfunding

Hawk the Slayer sequel Hawk the Hunter heads to crowdfunding
A crowdfunding campaign is to be launched to make the long awaited sequel to the 1980 film Hawk the Slayer. It’s been 35 years since Terry Marcel shot Hawk the Slayer but it’s carried an amazing fan base, still plays on television around the world and is often referenced in geek culture. With that kind of interest, there seems to be a genuine will to get the sequel made – with the title of Hawk the Hunter. The tagline for the film... 

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2” Will Have Casey Jones, Played by “Arrow” Star Stephen Amell

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2” Will Have Casey Jones, Played by “Arrow” Star Stephen Amell
And that is just fantastic sounding news. While 2014’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles didn’t exactly make for a brilliant installment of the Turtles franchise, it certainly still made bank at the box office. A fair few things worked for it, a fair few things didn’t, but probably the most criminal exclusion from the film – other than Bebop and Rocksteady – is the lack of Casey Jones. A fan-favourite character, Casey Jones... 

The Toys are back! Toy Story 4 officially confirmed for 2017

The Toys are back! Toy Story 4 officially confirmed for 2017
The Toy Story trilogy is one of the must successful film franchises of all time, and even though the latest film seemed to be the perfect way to say goodbye to Woody, Buzz and all the other amazing characters, it has now been announced by Disney’s company chief Bob Iger that Pixar will produce a fourth Toy Story film, due for release in June 2017 (joining How to Train Your Dragon 3 and Despicable Me 3). Disney and Pixar have confirmed that studio... 

Monsters: Dark Continent to host panel at MCM London Comic Con

Monsters: Dark Continent to host panel at MCM London Comic Con
With the schedule for the forthcoming MCM London Comic Con weekend already shaping up to be one of the busiest and most star-studded in recent memory, the MCM Comic Con team has now announced that the movie Monsters: Dark Continent will be hosting an exclusive panel at the event. The panel is set to take place at 12pm on Saturday 25th October and will feature the movie’s director Tom Green (Misfits) along with stars Johnny Harris (This Is England... 

Ghostbusters 3 – A Female Cast and Writer Confirmed!

Ghostbusters 3 – A Female Cast and Writer Confirmed!
  Here it is, the tweet that confirmed that the new Ghostbusters film will not only have all female front men – err – front women, but also a female writer. Previously there had been rumors that Paul Feig, director of Bridemaids and The Heat, had been in line to direct the new sequel and that he would want a all-female ghostbusting team and yesterday he confirmed it. Katie Dippold has such writing credits under her belt as The Heat,... 
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