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Netflix to stream final season of House of Cards on Nov 2

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: 1 week, 6 days ago

Netflix has announced that the sixth and final season of House of Cards will stream on November 2, with Robin Wright taking top billing as President Claire Underwood.

 

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Earlier this year, disgraced actor and main star of House of Cards, Kevin Spacey, was booted from the show in more ways than one. Netflix shut production of House of Cards' final season down at the time, removed Spacey as the lead actor and producer, and had to chuck Robin Wright in as the lead. Wright was already a major star and producer on the show, but now that's in a much stronger capacity... at least for the sixth and final season.

Henry Cavill finishes Witcher 3, considers role as Geralt

By: Jak Connor | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Aug 7, 2018 10:00 am

All Witcher fans are excited about the upcoming Netflix series being on the way, many people have tried to pick the actor to play the complicated Geralt but at the moment there has been no castings made. Henry Cavill, Superman himself has spoken out about the role, saying he would love to play the character.

 

 

In a recent interview with IGN for Cavill's Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Cavill was asked what video games he has been playing lately, the actor replied with "The Witcher 3. I just replayed all the way through. Love that game. Really good game." When asked a the follow up question regarding if he was interested in picking up the role as Geralt in the upcoming Netflix adaptation of The Witcher, he responded with: "Absolutely. Yeah, that would be an amazing role."

 

For those that didn't know, Netflix are putting together a Witcher T.V show. The first season will have 8 episodes and the script will be sourced from the original series of fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski's, as well as the video games by CD Projekt RED. Currently the script for the pilot has been written by Lauren S. Hissrich but no actors have been casted for the main role as Geralt. Could it be possible that we see Superman hang up the symbol of hope and take the Trail of Grasses?

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Patrick Stewart returns to the Star Trek franchise as Picard

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Aug 5, 2018 2:11 am

I still remember growing up as a kid and my Dad being an avid Star Trek fan, and a huge fan of Patrick Stewart playing Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Well, Picard is coming back to the franchise which is huge news.

 

 

CBS has announced a new All Access series that will continue the story of Captain Picard, with Discovery co-creator Alex Kurtzman looking over the show with the help of other veterans from All Access' Star Trek show. We have no idea what it'll be about, when it'll arrive, or anything - but the news of Patrick Stewart returning to the role of Picard is big enough on its own.

 

Stewart took to his personal Twitter account to announce the news, and release a statement. In his tweet, he said: "It is an unexpected but delightful surprise to find myself excited and invigorated to be returning to Jean-Luc Picard and to explore new dimensions within him. Read my full statement in the photo".

Amazon hire Star Trek 4 writers for Lord of the Rings show

By: Jak Connor | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Jul 30, 2018 7:00 am

The writers for Amazon's next massive T.V project 'The Lord of the Rings' have been revealed, announcing Star Trek 4 writers Patrick McKay and JD Payne, as they have been appointed to tackle the gargantuan project

 

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It has been reported that both JD Payne and Patrick McKay have no previous writing experience, but to calm your shock neither did Game of Thrones writers D.B. Weiss and David Benioff. Amazon must have a lot of faith in both of these writers, as this The Lord of The Rings TV show is going to be the most expensive series ever made, coming in at a massive $1 billion. The writers have come forward and given statements on how excited they are to work on Amazon's project, here is what they had to say: "We feel like Frodo, setting out from the Shire, with a great responsibility in our care--it is the beginning of the adventure of a lifetime."

 

For those that aren't caught up with the news surrounding The Lord of The Rings T.V show, the series is set before the trilogy of movies directed by Peter Jackson. Amazon will be bringing to life the world before Frodo and the ring, examples of the numerous avenues that Amazon could take are: explaining the Numenoreans and the Duneadine with the founding of Gondor/Arnor, the forging of the great rings of power, or they could even take it way back to first age with Morgoth from Tolkein's The Silmarillion. It should also be noted that Amazon has partnered with the Tolkien Estate, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema. Having the Tolkien Estate involved within the production of the show should provide a solid back-bone for the rich lore found everywhere throughout Tolkeins Legendarium.

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Netflix tease season 2 of Castlevania with violent trailer

By: Jak Connor | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Jul 30, 2018 6:00 am

Netflix has taken to their social media outlets to release a brand new blood-stained trailer for the highly anticipated Castlevania series. The trailer teases the second season to be released this October.

 

 

The Castlevania series that was released onto Netflix last year in July is based off the very popular and also very old video game series Castlevania. The first title was released back in 1986 on the Nintendo Entertainment System and since then the there has been numerous game releases, so many that Castlevania is now one of Konami's staple franchises.

 

The audience response from the first season of the T.V show was quite positive, the animations were slick, the voice acting accurate and the characters are as brutal as you would hope. The only problems that could be found with the first season of the show is the length, season one only came in with 4 episodes which caused fans to feel prematurely cut off from the story. Castlevania season 2 will not have this problem as it has been reported that the second season will be 8 episodes in length, this decision should hopefully subside everyones pain from the first season.

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Ryan Reynolds to produce 'Home Alone' inspired Stoner movie

By: Jak Connor | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Jul 26, 2018 6:00 am

Everyone remembers the children's comedy classic Home Alone staring MaCaulay Culkin, as good as that movie is, have you ever thought about if the main character was replaced with a stoner? It has been reported that Ryan Reynolds is making just that movie, it's titled Stoned Alone.

 

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Deadline has reported that Ryan Reynolds will be producing a R-rated inspired version of Home Alone, the movie will be centered around an adult aged 20-something who unfortunately misses his flight abroad, he instead decides to return home to get baked. After completing his mission of getting high, the character becomes paranoid of his surroundings, which then eventuates into him thinking that someone is breaking into his house.

 

The character eventually has to deal with robbers actually trying to break into his house, fueled by the paranoia and highness, the character has to fight off these intruders as well as best as he can. No one has been chosen for casting as of yet, writing wise though, we do know that Kevin Burrows and Matt Mider have written the script.

Shazam's first trailer injects fun, and color into the DCEU

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Jul 22, 2018 6:07 am

Comic-Con 2018 - DC had a strong presence at Comic-Con this year, with trailers to both Aquaman and Shazam debuting during the show. Shazam's trailer is filled with fun, check it out below:

 

 

Zachary Levi of Chuck fame (at least for me) leads Shazam, which looks like a huge departure to the doom and gloom of the current flock of DCEU movies. If you don't know about Shazam, it starts off with Billy Batson, a kid who has been introduced to a new foster family, and a new school. Daunting for anyone, right?

 

Well, after he fights off some of the bullies he gets on the trail and meets a wizard called Shazam. Shazam says to Billy that if he says his name, he'll receive superpowers. Nekminnut: Billy is in adult form as Shazam, played by Zachary Levi. As Shazam, he doesn't know what superpowers he has, so a bunch of fun experimenting begins. Zapping, flying, punching, stopping bullets, and all.

 

It looks like it could be fun, and I'll watch anything in the DCEU - more so with Zachary getting to play Shazam, we should expect some laughs. I love the nods to Superman and Batman in the first 30 seconds of the trailer... nice touch, DC.

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DC unleashes first Aquaman trailer during SDCC 2018

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Jul 22, 2018 4:50 am

Comic-Con 2018 - DC didn't have the biggest year last year with the how-the-hell-did-it-get-that-bad Justice League, but they could be back with Aquaman later this year, with the company releasing the first official trailer to the Jason Momoa led blockbuster.

 

 

The trailer gives us a good glimpse of what to expect: Aquaman's origin story from birth to hero, similar to what we saw with Snyder's reboot of Superman with Man of Steel. Nicole Kidman plays Aquaman's mother, Queen Atlanna, while Patrick Wilson plays his half-brother Orm, also known as the Ocean Master.

 

Kaan Guldur plays Arthur Curry as a youngster, eyeing off bullies when they're pushing him around in an aquarium of all places, with the sea life and some gigantic sharks taking his side.

 

The one thing I noticed is that Aquaman looks brighter and more colorful than previous DCEU entries like Man of Steel, Batman v Superman, and Justice League. This is great... maybe we're finally seeing the change we need after the mess of Justice League.

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Dragon Ball Super: Broly Movie Trailer revealed at Comic-Con

By: Jak Connor | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Jul 20, 2018 8:00 am

Comic-Con 2018 - To start the Comic-Con week off strong we have a new trailer for Toei Animation and Twentieth Century Foxs' Dragon Ball Super: Broly.

 

 

Thanks to IGN for providing an English dubbed version of the trailer, as the original one is in Japanese. The trailer for the 20th Dragon Ball anime film showcases the legendary super saiyan Broly up against Goku, Vegeta and even Freiza himself. We also spot the Freiza Force, Beerus and Whiz throughout the trailer, but it doesn't seem that the God of Destruction and his wrangler are going to be involved within any of the fighting, instead they will probably just be sticking to the side buffet.

 

According to Akira Toriyama, the series' writer and creator, this new Broly movie will be featuring what every Dragon Ball fan wants, "fierce combat" and of course a touch of story. Toriyama says that Dragon Ball Super: Broly will take fans through the history of the saiyans, this will be done through showcasing "the paths of destiny that lead to an encounter between Goku, Vegeta, and Broly." The trailer ends with a scene of a baby with a monkey tail, this could be a brand new saiyan, someone Dragon Ball fans have never seen before. Dragon Ball Super: Broly is coming to Japanese theaters on December 14 and will be arriving in North American theaters January 2019.

Zombieland 2 confirmed, all actors/writers return for sequel

By: Jak Connor | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Jul 17, 2018 6:00 am

It has been almost an entire decade since the last Zombieland movie, and since then fans have been asking for a sequel to the classic zombie slaying horror-comedy. That time has come and the gang are getting back together as well, Zombieland 2 has been officially confirmed.

 

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Ruben Fleischer was the director for the first Zombieland movie and continued his career with the Deadpool franchise, and also the upcoming Venom movie. Even though Zombieland only had a $25 million dollar budget, the movie was actually a surprise success, making a box office total of $102.4 million. Since then, fans have wanted a sequel to the movie and it is finally happening, Sony Pictures are reuniting the cast of Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Abigail Breslin for Zombieland 2.

 

Zombieland 2 will be directed by Fleischer and written by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, who also wrote the first movie. Columbia Pictures president, Sanford Panitch commented on the returning sequel, saying "This is one of those projects that fans have wanted to see happen for a long time - and no one wanted to see it happen more than Emma, Woody, Jesse and Abigail. These are some of the most in-demand actors, and I think they are making this movie because they love these characters. We are thrilled Ruben was willing to come back to direct the sequel, as his work on Venom has been truly amazing."

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