After decades – decades! – of failed attempts to adapt Orson Scott Card's much loved science fiction novel, somebody finally managed to film Ender's Game. The proof is in the pudding today, as Lionsgate has unveiled the first real image from the film, featuring Asa Butterfield as the title character getting a stare down from Harrison Ford as Colonel Graff.
Not only that, but the guy overseeing the adaptation, writer-director Gavin Hood, is talking a bit about how the film will differ from its popular source material.
The International Animated Film Association has announced the length list of nominees for the 40th Annual Annie Awards, acknowledging excellence in animated features, television series, and shorts.
Hey, want to watch the first ten minutes of the Total Recall remake, totally free of charge? Well, Sony Pictures is obliging, as the opening from the new Total Recall is now available to view in anticipation of this month's Blu-ray and DVD release. The best part: It don't cost nothin'.
Universal Pictures is peppering the airwaves with two new television spots hyping this month's Les Miserables. Thanks to the miracle of modern technology, you don't have to sit through hours of TV just hoping to catch these thirty-second spots for the movie based on the crazy popular Broadway musical. Nope, we live in a fabulous modern age in which TV spots get watched online.
When the appropriately titled Steve Jobs biopic jOBS was in production, the world saw no small amount of unofficial photos from the set showing Ashton Kutcher as the late Jobs. Now, though, the first official image from jOBS has emerged online, providing an up close look at the erstwhile Kelso of That 70's Show in character as the lateco-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple.
Though general audiences have yet lay eyes on Kathryn Bigelow's film chronicling the decade-long manhunt for Osama bin Laden, Zero Dark Thirty won Best Picture at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards. Bigelow herself got an individual award herself, while her movie split the lion's share of the awards with a certain political drama centering on the 16th United States President.
Having set up a rebooted Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man, director Marc Webb and Sony Pictures have been hard at work on the follow-up long scheduled for May 2, 2014. The casting process so far has been pretty high profile as new actors join Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone in the planned trilogy.
To keep this short and oh-so sweet, Webb has found his Harry Osborn: Dane DeHaan.
A new poster for next summer's Man of Steel has landed gracefully online.
One of the issues that this reboot must address is the contemporary perception of Superman as too powerful and virtuous, a character out of touch for these times in which we're more likely to identify with a traumatized billionaire who dresses as a bat. This poster deals with that by putting new Superman Henry Cavill in handcuffs, looking stoic despite being in military custody.
With The Avengers having proven that a team-up superhero movie can work to the tune of $1.5 billion, Warner Bros. appears to be hauling ass in order to get DC's finest in their own ensemble mega-movie putting Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, and others possibly including Martian Manhunter and Green Lantern into one movie. And we may know just which the big bad from the pages of DC Comics will be bringing the Justice League together.
There's a new featurette promoting A Good Day to Die Hard bouncing around the internet, blowing stuff up and being laconic about it.