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Following yesterday's character poster featuring Iron Man ready for battle in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, it looks like we're gong to get a new character poster everyday leading up to whatever big announcement Robert Downey Jr. teased yesterday. This time it's Mark Ruffalo revealing a poster for The Hulk, who is pretty angry as usual, fighting at the same castle location from yesterday's poster. If you haven't yet, make sure you check out what both Ruffalo and Downey had to say about the future of Bruce Banner and Tony Stark, especially since the science bros are going to duke it out on the big screen. Look!
Last month the teaser trailer for Fantastic Four came out of nowhere, finally showing off what we can expect from Josh Trank's comic book reboot. The teaser was pretty heavy-handed, going for a tone akin to Interstellar, so we're wondering just what we'll see in the next trailer. In the meantime, Empire has released four new images from the film, each giving us a new look at Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Kate Mara in the film. There's nothing too revealing here, but at his point, we'll take what we can get. The film doesn't hit until later this summer, so we've probably got time to wait for more footage. Look!
Now that Neill Blomkamp has officially been hired to direct a new movie set within the Alien universe, fans are anxious to know what we can expect. Of course, Blomkamp's initial posting of concept art gives us some idea of what we'll see, including the return of Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, but we're still not clear on the story. And while Blomkamp and Weaver have been doing the publicity rounds for Chappie, they haven't been forthcoming with many new details. However, Weaver did make a few remarks about giving the Alien series and her character Riply a "proper finish," which seems to imply that this could be the end.
If yesterday's new poster for The Avengers: Age of Ultron didn't do anything for you, maybe a new character poster featuring Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man will tickle your fancy. In the background, we see one of the locations glimpsed in the trailer, which is believed to be tied to Baron von Strucker (who Thomas Kretschmann played in the credits sequence of Captain America The Winter Soldier). In addition, when Downey debuted the poster on his Twitter and Facebook pages, he added a messaged that teases some kind of big announcement coming in eight days. Could it be an Iron Man sequel or something else? Look!
Earlier this month, we got a first look at Frozen Fever, an animated short featuring the characters from the 2013 animated Disney musical hit Frozen. Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad are all lending their voices to the little story that will debut only in theaters with Cinderella on March 13th, and now a quick teaser of the short has arrived, complete with a sneak peek at the new original song from Oscar winners Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez. It basically shows the scenes that were teased in the first stills, plus a little more. It looks like it'll be a nice treat for Frozen fans. Watch below!
Pretty much everything came up Birdman at the 87th Academy Awards last weekend, with the exception of Michael Keaton not winning Best Actor. Director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu took home Best Director, and the film also won Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture. And since the film is already available on Blu-Ray and DVD, clearly Fox Searchlight wants to keep the excitement going since a faux commercial for the official Birdman action figure, which Alex Billington received when the film hit theaters last fall. It's the kind of commercial you'd see for action figures in the 90s (and occasionally still see today). Watch!
I have consciousness. I am alive. I am…LEGO? Next week we'll get to see Neill Blomkamp's latest sci-fi endeavor, Chappie, hit the big screen. Sharlto Copley voices an artificially intelligent robot who promises to be the source of a technological revolution. As he absorbs the world around him, he becomes more humanlike, for better or worse. While you won't be able to get your own robot like Chappie anytime soon, maybe you can try to make your own little LEGO version of the robot like master builder Eric Tsai. He's a cute, small building brick recreation of the robot, even appearing to have eyes thanks to a small piece.
With just over a couple months to go until we get to see The Avengers: Age of Ultron on the big screen, a new poster has surfaced with the whole Marvel team assembled, even the new heroes played by Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. However, much like the big concept art poster that was revealed piece by piece at Comic-Con last year, this one still keeps Paul Bettany as The Vision in the background. I'm not sure why they're keeping him so obscured, maybe it's because he hasn't even appeared in trailers yet, but at least we can see him there flying above our heroes. Robert Downey Jr. looks pissed though.
Director James Gunn has quickly become an idol behind the camera after bringing Guardians of the Galaxy to the big screen for Marvel Studios. It was a refreshing sci-fi adventure that defied the expectations of everyone, and it was one of my own favorite movies of 2014. However, there's always those who are perpetually against blockbuster films like that, whether it's The Avengers or Star Wars or The Dark Knight or any big budget movie that rakes in the dough. And after a couple jokes and remarks from this past weekend's awards shows, Gunn took to Facebook to talk about genre elitism from the "serious" filmmakers.
This weekend, the New Zealand comedy What We Do in the Shadows hits limited theaters in the United States and will expand to more theaters in the coming weeks (see the release schedule and participating theaters right here). And in order to help get the word out about this worthy comedy following a group of vampire roommates, Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi (both of who also co-wrote and directed the film) have taken to Funny or Die, as Vladislav and Viago respectively, to tell everyone about the rules of the vampire. If this movie is playing somewhere near you, please go see it. It's simply fantastic. Watch below!
The films heading to IMAX screens this year just keep stacking up. Not only did Fifty Shades of Grey get a small, last minute run on the giant screen starting last weekend, but Interstellar is coming back for one showing only this Saturday, Focus hits IMAX screens next week, followed by Cinderella in March and the recently bumped up Mission: Impossible 5 will also hit the massive screen. Now Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions have announced another teaming with IMAX as their franchise reboot Terminator: Genisys will be re-mastered into the IMAX 3D format and released worldwide on the big, big screen.
Just last night we got official word from Neill Blomkamp along with confirmation from 20th Century Fox that the District 9 and Chappie director would be at the helm of a new film set in the Alien universe. The news came after the filmmaker posted some concept art he created for the project, followed by an interview where he said the odds were good that he would end up doing the film, despite his own hesitation. And while we don't know if Sigourney Weaver will officially be part of it (she was included in the concept art), since she also stars in Chappie, she's been talking with Blomkamp about it and even inspired the role. Well, Jimmy Fallon asked about it last night, and it sounds like she'll be involved. But that's not all. Read on!
In case you missed the action-packed wonder that is John Wick last year, the film is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD for you to bring home. But for those who just want to see Keanu Reeves kick-ass, or maybe don't have time to sit and rewatch the whole movie right now, we have some of the best parts of the film available for you to watch in just seven minutes. Nick DiNizio (via AV Club) has put together a video that counts down every single kill that Reeves makes as the badass assassin out for revenge. If you haven't seen the movie, I'd recommend waiting to see all this kick-assery within the film itself. Otherwise, enjoy!
We're still about two and a half months away from the debut of The Avengers: Age of Ultron in theaters, and across the pond, Empire Magazine has thrown the hype machine into overdrive with their latest cover issue focusing on the Marvel Studios sequel from director Joss Whedon. And since the big highlight of the teaser trailer and theatrical trailer so far has been the face-off between Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), who better to talk to then the Science Bros. themselves? Both Downey and Ruffalo talked about what's happening with their characters in the sequel, and what's in store for the future.