Friday, February 24, 2017

DC Plans A Nightwing Film With Lego Batman Movie Director

After the success of Lego Batman's solo outing, director Chris McKay will helm a live-action 'Nightwing' movie for DC film universe! Bill Dubuque will be on scripting duties.

Nightwing is Dick Grayson's alter ego after moving on from being Batman's sidekick Robin. He has not been appeared in DC universe of films.  But in 'Batman V Superman' there is a Robin costume hanging in the Bat cave, which does not paint a bright future for the boy wonder.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Netflix's Buys Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman'

The times they are a changing as streaming giant Netflix's has acquired worldwide rights to Martin Scorsese’s gangster movie 'The Irishman,' the film will reunite Scorsese with Robert De Niro. Al Pacino and Joe Pesci are also set to star.

'The Irishman' is a biopic of Frank “the Irishman” Sheeran, a mob hitman who claimed to have been involved in the notorious murder of union boss Jimmy Hoffa in 1975. Its based on Charles Brandt’s 2004 book 'I Heard You Paint Houses' and will be adapted by Steven Zaillian.

Its due to start shooting later this year, with a projected release date in late 2019.

Prologue for Ridley Scott's 'Alien: Covenant'

A 5 minute clip has been released for Ridley Scott's 'Alien: Covenant,' the film stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollet, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, Benjamin Rigby, Noomi Rapace and James Franco.

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with "Alien: Covenant," a new chapter in his groundbreaking "Alien" franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

'Alien: Covenant' opens 19 May 2017.


'Iron Fist' Featurette and Motion Poster!

A featurette and motion poster have been unveiled for the Marvel Netflix series and final Defender 'Iron Fist!' Finn Jones stars as Danny Rand / Iron Fist, a martial arts expert with the ability to call upon the power of the Iron Fist. Jessica Henwick, David Wenham, Jessica Stroup, Tom Pelphrey, and Rosario Dawson also star.

In Marvel’s Iron Fist, billionaire Danny Rand returns to New York City after being missing for years, trying to reconnect with his past and his family legacy. He fights against the criminal element corrupting New York City with his kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist.

The series will be launched on Netlfix on March 17, 2017.