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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!
News on the Star Wars: The Force Awakens front has slowed down considerably since the release of the teaser trailer last month, but the excitement level is still high. That's why we're pretty sure you'll want to check out a couple new glamor shots of the Millennium Falcon, even if they're just from a Fortune magazine photo shoot with Disney CEO Bob Iger. One of the shots features the life-size version of the ship on the sound stage in London while the other comes from a blueprint-esque piece of artwork from the cover of the latest issue. Oh, what I wouldn't give to be on set and sit in the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy.
The mountain climbing drama Everest doesn't arrive until next fall, and it's one of our 20 Most Anticipated Movies of 2015. But so far we've only seen one photo from the film that has quite an impressive cast that includes Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal and John Hawkes as climbers facing the titular monster mountain that has claimed many lives. Now a new photo has surfaced from the film with Gyllenhaal as the most prominent climber. And while I'm pretty sure that's Brolin on the far right of the image (see it below), it's difficult to decipher just who is standing next to him. Look below!
Next year, Superman and The Lone Ranger are teaming up to fight an international enemy in the adaptation of the classic TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (United Network Command for Law and Enforcement). Henry Cavill plays CIA agent Napoleon Solo while Armie Hammer plays KGB agent Illya Kuryakin, and the two must put aside a rivalry to stop the evil THRUSH, an organization opposed by Russia and the United States. Now we have a first look at the film, and it looks rather stylish. However, I can't help but be reminded of films like The Avengers (1998) and Get Smart as mediocre TV spy adaptations. Look below!
We've already seen Amy Poehler and Tina Fey make a splash on "Saturday Night Live" but their team-up on the big screen in Baby Mama left something to be desire, despite being moderately amusing. But their next project coming next winter might be just what the doctor ordered. Formerly known as The Nest, the comedy is now called Sisters, and follows the comedienne duo as thirtysomething sisters coming home to find their parents’ house has been put up for sale, so they decide to spend one more wild weekend together there, bonding, feuding and finally growing up. And today, we have the first photo from the film. Look now!
Mostly because the special effects on the film are still being done, we haven't yet seen any real first look photos from the forthcoming sequel Ted 2. There was a trailer that leaked briefly awhile back, but it was chock full of unfinished visual effects shots and it was taken down very quickly. However, we finally have the first official photo from the comedy that made it on our list of the 20 Most Anticipated Movies of 2015. This time Morgan Freeman is coming along for some fun as a high profile civil rights lawyer, though we don't see him in this first look photo. Instead, it's Mark Wahlberg and the title bear getting ready to dive.
In case you didn't know, Tom Hanks is reteaming with director Steven Spielberg for a fourth time after previously working together on Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can and The Terminal. Two out of three isn't bad, and now the next film on the way is something completely different, a Cold War drama that has been referred to as St. James Place but is officially untitled as of now. The film follows the negotiation to recovering a captured pilot from behind enemy lines. But it's not a battlefield drama as this particular fight was waged by lawyer James Donovan. That's who Hanks is playing, and we have a first look below.
If the blockbuster action of giant monsters fighting human-controlled robots didn't do anything for you in Pacific Rim, then you might be a little more interested in director Guillermo del Toro returning to the horror genre with Crimson Peak. Taking the terror back to a period setting, this haunted house tale is one of our 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015. And now we finally have a first look at the film with a photo featuring star Jessica Chastain. The film looks gothic through and through, and if you saw del Toro's tour of the gallery experience at Comic-Con over the summer, that should come as no surprise. Look below now!
Plenty of people were either freaked out, confused or just furious when they saw Chris Pratt riding his motorcycle with a pack of velociraptors at his side in the first trailer for Jurassic World. The shot basically confirmed that these particular dinosaurs have been tamed. While some think that goes against the principles of evolution and their position as unpredictable animals from the past, I'm betting they're not just flat out "good guy" dinosaurs in the end. Either way, as a treat before the holidays, director Colin Trevorrow has revealed a photo of Pratt on the set of Jurassic World with one of his raptor pals. Check it!
On Monday, we got a look at the first piece of concept art and the title treatment for The Jungle Book after Disney unveiled it over the weekend. Production is underway on the adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic book, and director Jon Favreau has been posting some cool photos from behind the scenes, both in the sound booth for recording cast members like Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray and Christopher Walken, and on the set with Mowgli (played by newcomer Neel Sethi, the only actor who will actually be seen on screen). Can't wait to see what the visual effects are like to bring the animals to life. Look below!
"Bye, bye, Bilbo!" There is no bigger J.R.R. Tolkien fan than Stephen Colbert. He hosted the Hall H panel for The Hobbit at Comic-Con this summer, and appears in small cameo roles in the recent three movies (not to mention he can out-trivia anyone). With the grand finale, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, arriving in theaters in just another week we're getting the last marketing push and this one takes the cake. Entertainment Weekly has made three different covers for their latest issue featuring Stephen Colbert in full make-up/costume as three characters: Bilbo, Legolas and Gandalf. These are perfect, Colbert gets my respect for doing this. I'm excited for this last movie, one final adventure in Middle Earth.