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If the teaser poster for Magic Mike XXL is any indicator, it's going to be a hot summer this year. The sequel arrives in the prime July 1st weekend, and it's bound to be a huge box office hit, and now Channing Tatum is getting the hype machine started by pointing straight to his package on the teaser poster. And wouldn't you know it, the release date is right on Tatum's junk, along with the easy placement of the word "coming" as well. Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez and Gabriel Iglesias are all returning along with new cast members like Elizabeth Banks and Donald Glover. Look!
Disney has done a pretty good job of keeping the sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland under wraps. We've seen a teaser trailer and a Super Bowl spot, but we still haven't seen much from Brad Bird's summer sci-fi film, and most of the footage of the titular future city goes by so fast that we can't get a great look at it. But thankfully, three new images of Tomorrowland have appeared at the film's official website, and you can take a closer look at the city that still seems to be under construction. There's some gorgeous architecture here, cool vehicles, and clearly some things which don't have a clear function yet. Anyway, check out the photos!
"I'll take my science over your magic any day…" What if! We can dream, right? What if Batman, trying to rescue Superman, had to fight Darth Vader on the Death Star. This would make many movie geeks cream their pants if it actually existed, and guess what it, kind of does. Well, a few die-fans made a short film on YouTube that pits Batman vs Darth Vader and it's kind of awesome. This was posted last November and has already racked up 3 million views, but if you haven't seen it yet now is the time. There's a kick ass lightsaber battle, great costume and special FX work, and a solid score to top it off. I'm shocked how good this is, and how much I enjoyed watching it. This is the kind of amazing creation the internet has gifted us.
Judging by the recent UK trailer and the first red band trailer, Hot Tub Time Machine 2 will be traveling through time like crazy later this month. And now the history changing antics of Rob Corddry, Clark Duke, Craig Robinson and new cast member Adam Scott have been commemorated in three awesome new posters for the comedy sequel. These are way better than the previous teaser poster we saw for the film, because these three posters are designed as historical portraits from the time of the American Revolution, the Roman army and the space race. Honestly, I wish there were more than three because they're so cool.
Now that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is over, and February is upon us, we've got under three weeks before the 87th Academy Awards arrive. The nominations were announced a couple weeks ago, and there were certainly some complaints to be registered. But while there are snubs we can continue to complain about, there are some truly great films, filmmakers and performances that deserve to be celebrated, and Cineplex had decided to pay tribute to those up for an Academy Award by putting together this supercut of the nominees. I especially like the cut to the fox in Wild after seeing Steve Carell in Foxcatcher. Watch!
Let it never be said that Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon don't know their core audience. Last night the Super Bowl spot for SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water showed off some more silliness in the animation and live-action hybrid, and on Twitter, the official account for the film also unveiled a new poster by referencing another February release. Unfortunately, that other film is Fifty Shades of Grey. The poster takes a cue from the teaser poster for the steamy romance with the tagline "Mr. Grey will see you now" but simply changes it to "Mr. SquarePants will see you now." Yes, SpongeBob will have S&M sex with you. Look!
Though the Green Bay Packers may not have made it to the Super Bowl, that doesn't mean they were part of the big game. A new TV spot for Pitch Perfect 2 debuted during the game, and in case you didn't notice them in the first trailer for the a capella sequel, the new TV spot makes sure to point it out again. Yes, the Green Bay Packers are the muscular a capella team singing Destiny Child's "Bootylicious" in this TV spot for the anticipated musical sequel. I'm betting that there's a big chunk of fans who probably weren't aware that the Packers were even part of Pitch Perfect 2, but a short featurette shines a light on them below too. Watch!
Last week, we were surprised by the arrival of the teaser trailer for Fantastic Four, the comic book franchise reboot from Chronicle director Josh Trank. Many people pointed out the similarities in the style and tone of the teaser trailer with that of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. And since this is the internet, someone decided to take some of the voiceover from Matthew McConaughey from the trailers for Interstellar, and use them over footage from Fantastic Four. It's actually a pretty damn great edit that works better than the real teaser trailer for the comic book movie and makes it feel much more powerful. Watch!
We've got plenty of time until we get a new version of Green Lantern from Warner Bros. Pictures. A reboot of the DC Comics superhero was announced with the rest of the DC cinematic universe plans, but it won't arrive until June 19th, 2020, and that's just a release date, which can easily change as time passes. But that hasn't stopped people from thinking about who should put on the ring, though it depends on whether Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner or Kyle Rayner is the hero. But still, one actor is lobbying hard for the role, and that's Tyrese Gibson, one of the stars of the Fast & Furious franchise. Look below!
The Super Bowl may not be until Sunday, but that doesn't mean we can't check out some of the TV spots for movies that will be debuting during the big game. Paramount Pictures has jumped the gun by unveiling the Super Bowl spot for Terminator: Genisys. It's mostly footage we've seen from the teaser trailer, including the return of the infamous "I'll be back" line that we all know. But there are a couple new action shots, and a better look at the aged Terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. I'm still not all that excited for this flick, but at the very least, Emilia Clarke looks like a bad ass as Sarah Connor. Watch it!
Surprisingly enough, the teaser trailer for Minions, the spin-off of Illumination Entertainment's animated hit Despicable Me, looked pretty great. There's a cool, original story that takes place before they even meet Gru (Steve Carell), and the film follows the little yellow creatures, always looking to help out their next master, looking for someone new to oversee them. And since the Super Bowl is right around the corner, we get a Super Bowl spot with the gibberish-speaking little guys going crazy, just like they're at the big game. Unfortunately, the film doesn't hit until this summer, but this should hold your kids over until then. Watch!
We're just under two weeks away from seeing a new original sci-fi flick from the Wachowski siblings. Jupister Ascending looks truly out of this world, and even though it's getting dumped in February, I really hope people give it a chance, because it looks like the kind of epic, sci-fi adventure that doesn't get made anymore unless it's based on a book or comic. Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis star in the film, and while they've been featured on the posters for the film, some alternate poster artwork from Art Machine and Little Giant Studios make them look infinitely better than any of the official studio posters released to hype the film thus far. Why can't we get official movie posters that look this good more often? Look!
After a first look photo emerged last year, we've been waiting to get a glimpse of the teaser trailer for Ted 2, the follow-up to the 2012 comedy from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane. The good news is that the trailer will arrive by way of the sequel's official website www.LegalizeTed.com on Thursday. The website is in reference to the sequel's storyline that finds the title bear fighting in court for the right to have a child with his human girlfriend. And now there's a teaser poster to hype the film's release this summer, and it's very familiar to a teaser poster released for the first film. No points for the recycled joke, Universal. Look!
We've already seen a good amount of footage from The Avengers: Age of Ultron thanks to the teaser trailer and the most recent second trailer, but one thing we haven't seen is a sweet shot of all the superheroes together. But that changes today with the cover for the latest issue of Empire. It's a Photoshopped image of them together, so it's not from the movie, but it's cool to see Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) standing with new characters like Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). But no sign of Paul Bettany as The Vision yet. Look!