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It's Lights, Camera, Beagle on New Posters for 'The Peanuts Movie'

Peanuts

We've still got about eight months to wait until we see The Peanuts Movie hit the big screen, but that's not stopping 20th Century Fox from teasing the first big screen outing for Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang with some new character posters. What's interesting, is it seems like Fox has noticed that audiences aren't quite as familiar with the Peanuts moniker as they are with Snoopy and Charlie Brown since their names have been made much bigger than the actual title of the film itself on these posters. It certainly seems like the marketing will play up the well-known characters more than the comic strip title.

 Posted March 4 in Animation, Hype, Posters | Comments

Captain America Looks Heroic on 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Poster

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

After finding out this morning that the next trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron will be arriving on Thursday, March 5th (that's the big announcement that Robert Downey Jr. teased last week), the posters for the Marvel sequel are still being churned out. Yesterday, Jeremy Renner got his own poster as Hawkeye and today it's Chris Evans as Captain America standing heroically. We're betting Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson will get their own posters (or maybe they'll both be on one) before the new trailer arrives, and then that'll be the whole team (Vision probably won't get his own poster yet). Stay tuned for more.

 Posted March 3 in Hype, Marvel, Posters | Comments

New 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer Arrives on Thursday, March 5th

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

Following a tease last week from Robert Downey Jr. about a big announcement coming eight days from last Wednesday, it sounds like we finally know what Marvel Studios has in store. A tease on television has revealed that a new trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron will arrive on Thursday, March 5th during the series premiere of ABC's new drama series "American Crime." Since ABC is owned by Disney, it's not surprising to see synergy at work here to get as many eyes as possible on one of their promising new midseason series. The question is just what kind of new footage we'll see in this new trailer. Maybe Vision?

 Posted March 3 in Hype, Marvel | Comments

'Hawkeye' Next to Get an 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Character Poster

Hawkeye Poster

Up next in the series of character posters for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron is Hawkeye, played by Jeremy Renner. The actor revealed his new poster via his on Twitter account, @Renner4Real, and only added "the official #Hawkeye character poster." We're now only two months away to the release of Age of Ultron, which means the clock is ticking down and we're getting closer and closer by the day. I dig the new spray paint red logo, which seems to be a US-only thing. Other character posters for Thor, Black Widow, Nick Fury and Hulk have appeared already. Stay tuned for the rest+more updates on Ultron as we get closer.

 Posted March 2 in Hype, Marvel, Posters | Comments

Thor, Black Widow & Nick Fury Get 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Posters

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

Perhaps in preparation for the weekend, when people take a bit of a break from the internet to get some fresh air, Marvel has just unveiled three characters poster for The Avengers: Age of Ultron to follow Iron Man and Hulk earlier this week. We're still waiting to hear what this big announcement may be that Robert Downey Jr. teased on Wednesday, but maybe it'll coincide with the return of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" next week. In the meantime, you can check out the posters featuring Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), and stay tuned for more. Look now!

 Posted February 27 in Hype, Marvel, Posters | Comments

Hulk Gets Angry Again on His Own 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Poster

Hulk

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!

 Posted February 26 in Hype, Marvel, Posters | Comments

New 'Fantastic Four Images,' Film Described as 'Dark Amblin Movie'

Fantastic Four

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!

 Posted February 26 in Hype, Photos | Comments

Sigourney Weaver Hopes New 'Alien' Will Give Ripley a 'Proper Finish'

Alien

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.

 Posted February 25 in Development, Hype, Movie News | Comments

'Iron Man' Character Poster Lands, Big Announcement Coming Soon

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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!

 Posted February 25 in Hype, Marvel, Movie News | Comments

Disney Teases 'Frozen Fever' Animated Short with Brand New Song

Frozen Fever

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!

 Posted February 25 in Animation, Hype, To Watch | Comments

Watch: 'Birdman' Gets a Perfect Retro 90s Action Figure Commercial

Birdman

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!

 Posted February 24 in Hype, To Watch | Comments

Check Out This Cute LEGO Version of Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie'

Chappie LEGO

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.

 Posted February 24 in Cool Stuff, Hype | Comments

New 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Poster Assembles, Still Hides Vision

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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.

 Posted February 24 in Hype, Posters | Comments

James Gunn Defends Comic Book Movies After a Few Awards Jabs

James Gunn

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.

 Posted February 23 in Hype, Movie News | Comments

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