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Jared Leto Shaves for 'Morbius' While He Can Still See His Reflection (VIDEO)

Leave it to Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto (Dallas Buyer's Club, Suicide Squad) to "vamp" it up in front of the camera, with the Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman beginning his transformation into "living vampire" Morbius. Sony's (Venom) next cinematic adaptation based on Marvel's Spiderverse of characters tapped Daniel Espinosa (Safe House, Life) to direct, from a script […]

Ghost In The Shell Producer Talks About Which Stories The Film Is Adapting

Ghost in the Shell is almost certainly going to be a controversial movie for fans. Anime lovers are pretty precious over their favorite material, so I know for many, an Americanisation of the source brought into the real world is enough to get them a little wary. Regardless, it is going ahead, and there are a […]

Venom Film Lives Again At Sony

When Marvel and Sony came to an agreement about using Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it put a pause on all of Sony's plans for spinoffs from the webslinger's series. But according to The Hollywood Reporter, the Venom spinoff is back on Sony. The script will be written by Dante Harper and be set […]

Handsome Jack On The Big Screen! Borderlands Movie In The Works

Variety reports the ridiculously fun first person shooter series Borderlands is in development as a feature film from producers Avi Arad and Ari Arad of Spider-Man fame and Lionsgate. According to the report, the project is part of an initiative by Lionsgate's Peter Levin to develop future screen franchises from video game properties. Take-Two Interactive […]

Animated Mario Movie Might Be On The Way

So, the well that is the Sony security breach continues to bring up lots to talk about on pop culture sites, just like this one. We've had our Spider-Man and our Jump Street/Men in Black talk, but now something quite different has been discovered. Amongst the emails, it's been found that producer Avi Arad might have secured […]

Avi Arad Brings Animated King Kong To Netflix

A new King Kong will be climbing on to the Netflix line-up in 2016. Kong – King of the Apes will be telling a very different tale as it is set in 2050 and Kong is a fugitive after destroying Alcatraz Island's History and Marine Preserve. But Kong is innocent, he was framed by an […]

Dreamworks Talks To Margot Robbie About Ghost In The Shell

Dreamworks live action adaptation of Ghost In The Shell may have found it's lead. According to the Wrap, the studio is talking to Margot Robbie (Wolf of Wall Street) to take the lead role in he project being directed by Rupert Sanders from a script by Bill Wheeler and produced by Avi Arad and Steven […]

What We Loved About The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The moment in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that I loved more than any other was actually, for once, an example of Peter using his Spider-powers. I don't think I felt this way about any of the previous Spider-Man films at all. Whether we're talking about Sam Raimi's series or Marc Webb's, it's always been the […]

A Modest Proposal: Marvel, Sony and Fox Need to Share IP

By Tony Panaccio It's a Big Sandbox, People – If You Play Nice, You'll ALL Make Billions There is one word – one ridiculous word – that Marvel cannot use in any of its self-produced films within its cinematic universe. No, it's not any of George Carlin's seven words you can't say on television. It's […]

Saturday Trending Topics: Venom, An Eddie Brock Story

Trending today, a post with a quote from Avi Arad about the potential of the planned upcoming Venom film: "It's an Eddie Brock story… We want to be as close to the comics as possible. Especially in Eddie Brock's story. But again, pseudo-sceince is becoming science. All these tidbits about webs, artificial webs, is a huge industry […]

Venom Movie Set To Cross Over With The Amazing Spider-Man

Working their way from Iron Man to The Avengers, Marvel Studios have brought the comic book-style crossover story to the big screen, with scoops full of style and no small amount of financial success. Now, as we've learned this week, Warner Bros. are looking to repeat the same trick. But it doesn't end there. Sony have similar […]

No, Calm Down: The New Spider-Man Film Is A Reboot

There's a quote from producer Avi Arad in the current Entertainment Weekly that has gotten the internet hopping. He's talking about The Amazing Spider-Man : It's not a comeback. You have to look at it this way. Do you want to know more about Spider-Man? This movie is going to tell stories that you didn't […]

Stan Lee To See Some Action In The New Spider-Man Film

Stan Lee has done such a good job of telling (read: tweeting) this story himself, I'm just going to hand this over to him. We'll begin with his teasing prologue, from last night: Uh oh! Hold everything! I just had the most exciting phone message– but Joanie's calling me for dinner. Tell you tomorrow. Excelsior! And […]