Based on the original hit television series that originally aired on NBC in 1989, Baywatch is all set for a big budget feature film treatment starring Hollywood heavyweight Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Zac Efron (Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising) in the lead roles. Despite being intially cancelled after only one season on the air, the original series featuring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson went on for another ten years – and even spawned its own spin-off series in 1999, Читать далее
Director Ridley Scott (The Martian) stands among the most highly acclaimed and critically well regarded filmmakers currently working in Hollywood – and one whose work across genres has cemented has status as something of a visionary within the entertainment industry overall. On that note, the build-up and anticipation leading up to the theatrical release of his latest franchise film, Alien: Covenant, continues to grow.
Alien: Covenant picks up some ten years after the Читать далее
Disney and Lucasfilm are busy preparing for the theatrical release of this December’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story; a film that will “test” the Star Wars brand in new ways, being the first live-action film in the franchise that isn’t part of the core Episode narrative. Rogue One also mixes things up by including main characters who are all either new additions to the Star Wars galaxy (special guest appearances from Darth Vader aside) or established players that only Читать далее
James Cameron is a director known for pushing the limits of moviemaking technology to realize his vision. Whether he’s ushering in CGI with the T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgment Day or ringing in the new era of 3D with Avatar, it’s always interesting to watch Cameron challenge himself as he tries to pull off something unprecedented. It’s because of that trait that many viewers are fascinated to see his four Avatar sequels, the first of which is said to explore the world of Читать далее
With Ant-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy both managing to win over even casual moviegoers, box office analysts have since been a bit more cautious about referring to any Marvel movie as a “risk,” which is why the latest offering – Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange – has largely been spared forecasts of doom. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange, an arrogant and highly skilled surgeon whose career is derailed after a car crash cripples his hands, Читать далее
Despite the multitude of theatrical films Fox has released starring either the X-Men or characters related to the X-Men universe, one fan-favorite hero still yet to make the jump to the live-action realm is Cable, a.k.a. Nathan Summers. A time-traveling mutant cyborg, Cable made his first Marvel Comics appearance back in 1990, in an issue of The New Mutants. Son to Scott “Cyclops” Summers and a clone of Jean Grey, Cable became known to many non-comic readers via a memorable run of Читать далее
Sony Pictures will help kickstart the summer season at the end of May 2017 with the sci-fi film Life. Daniel Espinosa (Child 44, Safe House) is behind the camera, directing a script from Deadpool writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. Given the writing duo’s recent efforts, the project was able to attract some big name talent from the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal, Deadpool himself Ryan Reynolds, and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation breakout star Rebecca Читать далее
Mel Gibson’s return to filmmaking with Hacksaw Ridge is one of the biggest stories in Hollywood in 2016. His directing talents are tremendous, but Gibson’s career began long before he went behind the camera, as he earned his breakthrough acting role in George Miller’s 1979 cult classic Mad Max. Like Miller, Gibson has a knack for riveting action set-pieces and stunning visuals as a director.
Miller showed with 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road that he still has that knack, Читать далее