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AMC Unleashes ‘Eli Roth’s History of Horror’ in October; Unloads ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ in November

AMC kept the announcements rolling at their Television Critics Association (TCA) meeting on Saturday, revealing that Park Chan-wook’s adaptation of John le Carré’s best-selling book The Little Drummer Girl will premiere in November 2018.  Fans of horror won’t be disappointed when October rolls around, with AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror haunting the cable network […]

Fahrenheit 451: Michael B. Jordan Wants to Burn in HBO Teaser

Viewers are starting to get a clearer understanding of HBO‘s vision of the totalitarian future established by Ray Bradbury in his classic novel Fahrenheit 451 with the release of the newest teaser for the cable giant’s film adaptation. Directed by Ramin Bahrani (99 Homes) from a script by Bahrani and Amir Naderi (Magic Lantern), the film […]

Fahrenheit 451: HBO Releases Teaser for Ray Bradbury Adaptation

HBO‘s vision of the totalitarian future from Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is starting to get a little clearer, as the cable giant released the first teaser for their film adaptation of the classic novel. Directed by Ramin Bahrani from a script by Bahrani and Amir Naderi, the film stars Michael B Jordan (Fruitvale Station), Michael […]

HBO 2018 Promo: Westworld, Sharp Objects – But No Game of Thrones?

Around the holiday season, there are three things you can depend on: more travelling to family and friends this year than you swore you would do last year; at least one present that will end up in your “regift” filing cabinet; and HBO reminding its subscribers just how much they’ve spent on programming the past […]

Waco: Paramount Network Releases New, Weinstein-less Trailer

Less than two months after the release of the limited series’ first trailer, the Paramount Network has released a second trailer for Waco. Now while we definitely get some new scenes from the miniseries to chew on, there’s also a major difference that you might not realize at first viewing. Unlike the first trailer, the […]

‘Waco’ Trailer Offers First Look At Taylor Kitsch As Cult Leader Koresh

As the nation approaches the 25th anniversary of the federal siege on cult leader David Koresh‘s Branch Davidian compound that ended in flames and lives lost, the Paramount Network is offering viewers their first extended look at their six-part limited series Waco. The series is set to be executive produced by Weinstein Television, written by […]

‘The Shape Of Water’ Red Band Trailer Highlights Doug Jones’ ‘The Asset’

With anticipation and awards buzz growing out of its incredibly well-received screening at the Venice Film Festival, Fox Searchlight released a new red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy-drama The Shape of Water.  Unlike previous trailers, this time we get a much better look at Doug Jones‘ mysterious aquatic “Asset” and how he serves as […]

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First Trailer For The Current War Hits; Not Enough Tesla

Almost everyone knows who Thomas Edison was, and what his contributions to the early days of electricity were. There are far fewer who know who Nikola Tesla was, but thanks to Elon Musk for helping with that. There is a lot that can be said about the War of the Currents, the highly publicized back and […]

HBO ‘Fahrenheit 451’ Casts Vlogger Lilly Singh In Familiar Role

The totalitarian future of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 continues to take shape as HBO Films announced the casting of YouTube personality Lilly Singh in their film adaptation of the iconic novel. Under the direction of Ramin Bahrani and from a script by Bahrani and Amir Naderi, the adaptation also stars Michael B Jordan (Fruitvale Station), Michael Shannon […]

Michael Shannon May Kneel Before Deadpool 2… As Cable

His name hasn’t come up in any earlier reports, but THR is saying that Michael Shannon (Man of Steel) may be the front runner to play Cable in Deadpool 2. The report says that Shannon tops a list that also includes David Harbour (Stranger Things), but Kyle Chandler whose name has been mentioned was never […]

It’s Electric: Benedict Cumberbatch As Thomas Edison

  The first image from Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s upcoming film The Current War was released this weekend, showing off Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison. I’d say the make-up crew almost nailed the look. The movie will focus on the rivalry between Edison and George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) in the late 1880’s, as both try to come up […]

A Sleepless Amy Adams Faces Nocturnal Animals In New Trailer

In the new trailer for Tom Ford‘s Nocturnal Animals, Amy Adams plays an insomniac who receives a book written by her ex-husband and gets pulled into a dark web of murder and revenge; but may also find a path to redemption. Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon and Aaron Taylor-Johnson also star. Nocturnal Animals comes to select […]

Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape Of Water Begins Production

Fox Searchlight announced today that principle photography has commenced on The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro‘s follow-up to last year’s Crimson Peak. The film stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg and frequent del Toro collaborator Doug Jones. “Being supported by this beautiful group of actors and artists, I feel […]

How The Corpse Of General Zod Was Made

The folks at Studio ADI were tasked with creating the realistic looking corpse of General Zod (Michael Shannon) in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The corpse ended up playing a huge part in the film and had to be believable. The video below shows the step back step creation of the body from casting […]

Michael Shannon Protects His Extraordinary Son In Midnight Special Trailer

In the trailer for Warner Bros.‘s upcoming Midnight Special, Michael Shannon plays a father protecting his son from forces who mistrust his extraordinary abilities. What are they? The preview doesn’t say, but the film reunites Shannon with Take Shelter director Jeff Nichols, who looks to be confronting the fantastic in a startling way. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UU_CC81aGM[/youtube] Midnight Special […]

Michael Shannon Tries To Protect His Son In Startling UK Trailer For Midnight Special

Entertainment One has released a trailer for Midnight Special. The film stars Michael Shannon as a father looking to protect his son who is … telekinetic? A weapon? A god? With shades of Akira, the film comes from Take Shelter director Jeff Nichols. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEx240-8sRA[/youtube] The film comes the theaters in the US on March 18th […]

Michael Shannon Walks Back Batman V Superman Comments

So a few weeks back, actor Michael Shannon made comments about his role as General Zod in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. While talking with Vulture, he said, “I was in my costume, and I couldn’t use my fingers because in the sequel I have flippers instead of hands.” The internet quickly speculated the […]

Jake Paltrow’s Young Ones Gets A French Trailer

This October we’ll get to see writer/director Jake Paltrow’s post-apocalyptical drama Young Ones. It’s the story set in the near future where water has become scarce and the only thing of value. Humanity and the world have gone to Hell. A father, Michael Shannon (Man of Steel), tries to protect his farm from bandits and work […]