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Idris Elba Teases “Groundbreaking” Villain For Star Trek Beyond

Idris Elba Teases “Groundbreaking” Villain For Star Trek Beyond
Beyond the fact that he’s being played by Idris Elba, we know very little about the big bad in the next Star Trek movie, Star Trek Beyond. Elba, however, has revealed a smidgin about his role during an MTV interview to promote Beasts of No Nation: “Simon [Pegg] and the team have written a very interesting, complex journey for my character. You’ve never seen me play a character like this. I think Star Trek has prided itself as being quite... 

Avengers: Age of Ultron 3D review

Avengers: Age of Ultron 3D review
Since its announcement in May 2012, speculation as to whether writer-director Joss Whedon could do it all again and create a blockbuster sequel to 2012’s The Avengers was rife, along with questions about which Marvel characters would be next to make the leap from page to screen. Avengers: Age of Ultron sees the return of Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), The... 

Adapt All the Gaiman – American Gods & Anansi Boys Coming to a TV Near You

Adapt All the Gaiman – American Gods & Anansi Boys Coming to a TV Near You
Earlier this month, an adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s acclaimed fantasy novel American Gods was picked up by FremantleMedia, having been previously dropped from development by HBO for reasons unknown. News has also emerged that Anansi Boys – American Gods’ sort-of-sequel-but-not is also being made into a BBC mini-series by RED Productions. It was three months ago that HBO dropped American Gods. FremantleMedia, known mainly for entertainment... 

Pacific Rim review

Pacific Rim review
Tonight’s main event, Gipsy Danger vs. Leatherback. With a production budget believed to be close to $200 million, Pacific Rim comes across as an expensive worldwide wrestling event, in 3D no less (post-converted). Co-written by Travis Beacham and directed by Guillermo del Toro; as a homage to monster movies, del Toro cites inspirations such as the original Godzilla and anime such as Tetsujin 28. However, he also notes his love for Mexican wrestling.... 

Win Pacific Rim Goodies!

Win Pacific Rim Goodies!
To celebrate the upcoming release Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ Pacific Rim in cinemas 12 July, we’re giving you the chance win a monster merchandise collection! From acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, and starring Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi and Ron Perlman, when legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that took millions of lives and consumed humanity’s resources... 

Pacific Rim Featurette – Guillermo Del Toro Talks

Pacific Rim Featurette – Guillermo Del Toro Talks
As Pacific Rim‘s release date draws ever nearer, the hype amongst Del Toro fans continues to build. A new featurette, entitled “Under Attack” was added to the growing list of trailers and short videos already available on YouTube. The new video, shown below, sees cast members Idris Elba and Charlie Hunnam talk about characterisation in the film. Towards the end, Del Toro himself also makes an appearance to explain his approach... 

Pacific Rim Preview

Pacific Rim Preview
Warner Brothers invited a select few to lunch today at the Vue Cinema in Leicester Square London for a preview of footage from Pacific Rim. Now all I can think about is robots and punch-ups. No, not like Rock-em Sock-em Robots, I mean huge towering titan mech warriors the size of skyscrapers taking on otherworldly aliens. Aliens which are so colossal and brutally destructive in their various forms that they make Godzilla look like an unhappy gecko... 

Pacific Rim Trailer

Pacific Rim Trailer
Giant monsters. Giant robots. No, this isn’t your standard Godzilla/Cloverfield/Power Rangers/Super Sentai/Neon Genesis Evangelion/Voltron/Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann/Gundam/etc (delete where appropriate) flick. This is something… different. Good different. Visionary director Guillermo del Toro brings us Pacific Rim, a film that has said giant monsters battling said giant robots in an ultimate showdown of ultimate destiny. Pacific Rim is very... 

New Three Minute Prometheus Trailer Has Landed

New Three Minute Prometheus Trailer Has Landed
A new trailer for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus premiered on Channel 4 earlier this evening (April 29th) during the commercial break of Homeland. Viewers were also told to post their reactions on Twitter, using the hashtag #areyouseingthis, with a selection of those tweets appearing during the second commercial break. Don’t worry if you missed the trailer, as shortly afterwards it officially arrived on YouTube, and is available below for your viewing... 

Prometheus – New Full Theatrical Trailer

Prometheus – New Full Theatrical Trailer
The new theatrical trailer to Ridley Scott’s Prometheus has now made its way online.  It’s also worth mentioning that a minute long IMAX trailer was leaked some hours earlier, and also features some new footage. 20th Century Fox did try and remove some instances of it, probably so that it doesn’t overshadow the release of this new trailer.  When the crew of the Prometheus is dispatched to a distant planet to terraform it for human colonisation,... 
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