Posts tagged with "transformers"

Robot Overlords Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Robot Overlords Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
The latest movie to emerge from the thriving indie science-fiction scene, Robot Overlords blends Spielberg-style coming-of-age fantasy with a Transformers-esque menace and the distinctive quirkiness of low-budget British sci-fi like Doctor Who. Joining us at this month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con for a panel hosted by comic-writing legend Pat Mills were writer/director Jon Wright, co-writer Mark Stay and actor Ella Hunt, who stars as Alexandra. The... 

Tim Burton to Direct Live-Action Dumbo

Tim Burton to Direct Live-Action Dumbo
Tim Burton has signed up to direct a live-action take on Disney’s 1941 classic, Dumbo, The Wall Street Journal has revealed. The latest in a series of live-action remakes of animated Disney movies, Burton’s Dumbo will continue a new trend set by the likes of Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent and Cinderella. The announcement follows hot on the heels of news that Harry Potter star Emma Watson has been cast in an upcoming version... 

BBC Doctor Who Comic: senior editor Steve White speaks

BBC Doctor Who Comic: senior editor Steve White speaks
Titan Comics has taken over the TARDIS, producing illustrated tales for the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors. To celebrate the launch of the newsstand version of BBC Doctor Who Comic, here’s our exclusive interview with head of Titan Comics Steve White.  (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1&appId=253187381442920"; ... 

New Parasyte anime assigned opening song by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

New Parasyte anime assigned opening song by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Fans of Japanese gore, horror and anime would have heard the news about the much loved manga series “Kiseiju” (aka: Parasyte) getting its own anime, and with it means a whole array of amazing music from much loved Japanese musicians. One of the first to be announced has been the band Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas with their upcoming release “Let Me Hear” being picked up for the opening of the new series. The band revealed... 

Transformers: Age of Extinction review

Transformers: Age of Extinction review
The tagline for Transformers: Age of Extinction tells us that “The rules have changed.” Yet the formula here remains largely the same, which must mean that the rulebook only has one page. If you’ve seen at least one of director Michael Bay’s Transformers films then you can probably predict how this plays out. The intent is to deliver the most glorious destruction and explosions your eyes will ever see, enhanced by IMAX 3D no less. This involves... 

Rovio reveals Angry Birds Transformers!

Rovio reveals Angry Birds Transformers!
Following on from the success of previous crossovers with the movie Rio and the Star War franchise, Rovio have announced that their latest piece of brand melding will see their feathered and swine characters combined with Hasbro’s Transformers to bring us Angry Birds Transformers. An obvious tie in to the forthcoming fourth movie, Transformers: Age of Extinction, little has been released about the game so far other than images, one of which however... 

Transformers Universe – Q&A with Jagex Vice President David Nicholson

Transformers Universe – Q&A with Jagex Vice President David Nicholson
Transformers fans will soon be able to choose to play as an Autobot or a Decepticon in the free-to-play MMO Transformers Universe. Gamers will find themselves facing multiple battles, learning tactics, upgrading their warriors and making bonds with fellow commanders. The game is developed by Jagex, who are best known for the MMO Runescape. Jagex vice president David Nicholson discussed what it was like creating new Transformers for the game, working... 

Jem and the Holograms: First Look

Jem and the Holograms: First Look
Could popular culture from the 1980’s be making a resurgence? Well you wouldn’t be crazy for thinking so. With a recent reboot of Robocop, and talks of The Goonies 2, Jem and The Holograms is the latest offering in these 80’s adaptations. Jem and the Holograms was an animated television show that ran between 1985 and 1988. It chronicled the life of Jerrica Burton and her alter ego Jem, who was the lead singer of the band: Jem and the... 

New Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Trailer released!

New Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Trailer released!
It has been a while since that Superbowl teaser showed us our first look at Michael Bay’s fourth installment in the Transformers franchise, Age of Extinction. Since then we have had a look at some of the characters thanks to early previews of their toys but all has been quiet on the trailer front, until now! Exploding on to the internet last night was the first full trailer for the movie and this one has a lot packed into it. The trailer focuses... 

The Avengers Effect – Venom & Sinister Six Spider-Man Spin-Offs Announced

The Avengers Effect – Venom & Sinister Six Spider-Man Spin-Offs Announced
Sony has revealed plans to expand its Spider-Man franchise to incorporate other Marvel comic-book characters. In addition to the franchise’s web-slinging hero, villains Venom and The Sinister Six are now set to star in their own spin-off movies. Alongside franchise newcomer Ed Solomon, Amazing Spider-Man 2 writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will write the script for Venom, with Kurtzman directing, and spidey co-writer Jeff Pinkner collaborating... 
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