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For anyone who has been wondering why we haven't seen anything from Josh Trank's new adaptation of Fantastic Four, we finally have an answer. The director participated in an exclusive interview with Collider to discuss the film and clear some things up about some troubling rumors about production, and the conscious decision to hold back any sort of marketing materials until they felt ready. Trank also discusses influences on the film, including David Cronenberg's The Fly, and we finally have an image from the set, showing off Michael B. Jordan in what appears to be the suit he will wear as Human Torch.
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!
Right now director Alejandro González Iñárritu is riding the awards train after landing a nomination for Best Director and a nomination for Best Picture for his impressively shot film Birdman. But the filmmaker is already hard at work on his next film The Revenant, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio. The film is already slated for release this Christmas, and if the first look photos are any indicator, we could be looking at another awards contender in the making. The film sees DiCaprio facing the wilderness after he's abandoned by fellow fur trappers following a deadly bear attack. But he survives, and now he wants revenge.
Production on Now You See Me: The Second Act, the sequel to 2013's magician heist flick, has been happening for about five weeks now, and while there doesn't seem to be much to show off yet, a first look photo from the set has surfaced online. It's pretty much just a promotional shot showing the returning cast, Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg (check out his hair after shaving it for Batman v. Superman), Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco, along with villain Michael Caine, but they're also joined by Daniel Radcliffe and Lizzy Caplan, who hasn't replaced Isla Fisher, but is playing a new character named Lula.
Since it's 2015, we're going to get tons of Back to the Future related items throughout the year. Not only is that the year in which Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to the future in Back to the Future Part II, but it's also the 30th anniversary of the original Back to the Future. However, today we want to focus on the middle sequel, because Newsweek just did a feature story with "future consultant" Tim Flattery about some of the future technology that was imagined for the time traveling adventure follow-up. And with that story comes some concept art from Edward Eyth from items we never saw realized on the screen. Look!
Though the teaser trailer for Ant-Man showed off a little bit of what we can expect from Marvel's second summer release this year, there was no glimpse of our villain, played by Corey Stoll, in the suit he eventually creates for himself to become Yellow Jacket. That's likely because much of the visual effects aren't finished (the sequences of a miniature Paul Rudd riding an ant in the trailer are from footage created for Comic-Con this past summer). But the good news is that we now have a glimpse at what Yellow Jacket will look like as a formidable opponent with some official concept art that has surfaced. Look now!
This weekend, Taken 3 hits theaters, and we hope this is truly the end for the series as the trailers and TV spots have indicated. But just because this may be the final chapter for Bryan Mills doesn't mean that Liam Neeson won't see more action. In fact, he's got another action thriller on the way this spring called Run All Night. The film teams Neeson up with Robocop reboot star Joel Kinnaman as father and son, as Jimmy (Nesson) is haunted by his criminal past, and only finds solace from his drinking. And soon, the past inevitably catches up with Jimmy, and his son ends up in danger as well. We have the first photos from the generic sounding new thriller, and they just as easily look like they could be from Taken 4 instead. Look!
Last month brought the first official image from this year's classic television adaptation The Man from U.N.C.L.E. starring Man of Steel lead Henry Cavill and Lone Ranger star Armie Hammer. We're still waiting for some kind of teaser trailer (though the film doesn't arrive until August, so we might be waiting a little while). But in the meantime, a second photo of our leading men has popped up, and it gives us a little comedic flare from the film directed by Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes, Snatch). It features Cavill and Hammer on a scooter, presumably somewhere in Europe, maybe in the middle of a chase. Look below!
Before the end of 2014, we got word that the once trouble western Jane Got a Gun was being delayed yet again. The film was initially set for release last August, but was delayed to February 20th, 2015. And the latest news revealed it had been pushed back another six months to September 4th, 2015. But it seems this release date might stick, and now we have some first look photos from the film starring Natalie Portman and Joel Edgerton. It looks pretty much how you'd expect a western to look. No sign of Ewan McGregor yet, but he may be in that photo of what is likely the gang giving Portman and Edgerton trouble.
After seeing the first photo of Jessica Chastain in Guillermo del Toro's forthcoming horror film Crimson Peak, we now have a glimpse of two more co-stars from the gothic haunted house flick. Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers) and Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland) also star in the film about a young woman (Wasikowska) who is swept off by her feet by a charismatic suitor (Hiddleston) and taken back to his ancestral home. There she finds more than she bargained for, including a jealous sister (Chastain) and more than a few skeletons in the closet. With del Toro at the helm, we're definitely excited.
Considering what a disappointment that Alien prequel Prometheus turned out to be, it would be a blessing if 20th Century Fox saw fit to get another director to enter the world that Ridley Scott created, but has since left stale. Enter District 9 director Neill Blomkamp, who has his film Chappie arriving in March, who revealed some concept art on Twitter for some kind of Alien project that he was working. Blomkamp began to tease the project on Twitter by saying, "Was working on this. Don't think I am anymore. Love it though. #alien #xenomorph." However, we found that's a little bit deceiving after he revealed more.
Plans for an adaptation of the hit video game Bioshock fell apart back in 2011, and now Irrational Games doesn't want to force a movie unless it's going to be done right. Therefore, Bioshock is nothing but a pipe dream for fans wanting to see the story play out on the big screen. However, you can imagine what the film might have looked like as some concept art from illustrator Kasra Farahani (Star Trek Into Darkness, Thor) has surfaced online from Blastr (via SlashFilm). It doesn't give us a much better idea of what the movie would look like beyond the aesthetic we've already seen in the game, but it's some nice work. Look!
In 2010, Pixar Animation delivered a rather perfect sequel in Toy Story 3. Unfortunately, it looks like Toy Story will continue with a fourth installment, but that's not what this post is about. Instead, this is about the Toy Story 3 that could have been. Back in 2005, Disney Animation was working on their own new Toy Story without Pixar mastermind John Lasseter and his crew. There have been details that have surfaced online about the sequel they were working on, and now a whole slew of concept art has surfaced online, showing us what Disney had in store, and you'll probably be glad Pixar came back to do their own thing.
Just last month we got yet another new piece of concept art from Pixar Animation's forthcoming fall release of The Good Dinosaur. The film has had some trouble coming together, but recently named Peter Sohn as the official director after the Pixar brain trust took it over from director Bob Peterson (Up) to overhaul the animated story of a dinosaur who befriends a boy. Now another piece of concept art has surfaced for the film, and of course, it's just beautiful. Since the film doesn't come out until next fall, we probably won't get a teaser trailer for this prehistoric adventure until Pixar's Inside Out hits theaters on June 19th. Look now!