Doug Liman Will Direct DC’s ‘Dark Universe’, Drops Out of ‘Gambit’


It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything on Warner Bros.Justice League Dark film, titled Dark Universe. Guillermo del Toro was attached to direct for a few years, but he eventually dropped out. Since then, we’ve heard a slew of director and casting rumors for the DC movie. In the meantime, an animated movie starring the supernatural team was announced for a 2017 release.

Now, Dark Universe is finally moving forward with a new filmmaker. Continue reading


Box Office: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Wins the Weekend with $35 Million


Following the surprise success of 2014’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, Paramount Pictures quickly put a sequel into development. Subtitled Out of the Shadows, the follow-up hits theaters this weekend. It faces competition from new release Me Before You, as well as the second weekend of X-Men: Apocalypse. How did the Turtles perform this weekend? Continue reading

Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Opening with $80 Million in Four-Day Weekend; ‘Alice’ Bombs’


This Memorial Day weekend saw the release of two big budget sequels: 20th Century Fox‘s X-Men: Apocalypse and Disney‘s Alice Through the Looking Glass. Both movies have received mixed to negative reviews from critics. However, X-Men has won the weekend with a solid (but lower than expected) gross, while Alice straight-up bombs. Continue reading

Fox Announces ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Release Date; ‘Predator’ and Two Marvel Movies Shuffled


20th Century Fox has made a few adjustments to its 2018 film schedule. Among these are new release dates for Shane Black‘s new Predator movie and two untitled Marvel films. Also, the studio has set a date for the James Cameron-produced Alita: Battle Angel. You can find out the exact release dates after the jump. Continue reading

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Review: Another Solid Entry in the Franchise


It is truly amazing just how long the X-Men franchise has been going without a full-on reboot. Beginning in 2000, 20th Century Fox‘s saga consists of the original trilogy, the First Class era, Deadpool and two Wolverine movies. (The less we talk about the first Wolverine, the better.) The ninth installment of the franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse, is now here, concluding the First Class trilogy.

Apocalypse has received mixed to negative reviews from critics, a stark contrast from the positive reception to the last two films. But is Apocalypse really an underwhelming disappointment, or is it a pleasant surprise? Continue reading

It’s ‘X-Men’ Vs. ‘Alice’ at the Box Office This Weekend; Who Will Win?


This Memorial Day weekend, two big blockbuster tentpoles will go head-to-head at the box office. Disney will release its long awaited Alice in Wonderland sequel, Alice Through the Looking Glass. Meanwhile, 20th Century Fox will release X-Men: Apocalypse, the follow-up to 2014’s highly successful Days of Future Past. So, who will win this opening weekend battle? Continue reading

Simon Kinberg Offers Update on ‘New Mutants’ Movie; Professor X Will Appear


X-Men: Apocalypse writer/producer Simon Kinberg is promoting the film at press junkets now, and during his interviews, he has offered updates on future installments of the franchise. He recently revealed the time setting for the next X-Men movie, while confirming that the third Wolverine film will be rated R. Now, he offers a production update on New Mutants. Continue reading