Author: Jacob Dressler

Micro-budget filmmaker and lover of all things horror.

It looks like Warner Bros. is considering Nicole Kidman for the role of Arthur Curry’s mother in the upcoming Aquaman adaptation! It’s not known whether she’ll be playing Aquaman’s adopted or biological mother, but some suggest she’ll be appearing in the James Wan-directed film as Atlanna. Per THR: Nicole Kidman may be joining the DC Cinematic Universe. The actress, who is in the Oscar mix this awards season for her work in Lion, is in early talks to play Aquaman’s mother in Aquaman, the big-screen take of the underwater-breathing comic book superhero. The rest of the cast includes Jason Momoa…

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Variety has reported that Ben Affleck will no longer be directing the upcoming Batman film from Warner Bros. As far as development goes, Ben Affleck will remain as the star in his Batman role and will remain as a producer for the film. He’s also recently completed the script alongside Geoff Johns. They were hoping preproduction would begin by this summer, but that may be delayed given that Affleck is no longer directing. After the announcement, Affleck released this statement, saying: “There are certain characters who hold a special place in the hearts of millions, Performing this role demands focus,…

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Andy Park, concept artist for Marvel Studios, recently revealed some new images for designs that were almost used for Star-Lord and the Nova Corps. And let’s just say they were quite different than the finished product. You can view the designs below which Andy explains the reasoning behind his Star-Lord design, and even considers him a “space pirate scavenger.” You can also see him explain that Guardians of the Galaxy was viewed by Marvel as their version of Star Wars, and that explains why the Nova Corps looks like such in their concept art. Check out the art below: https://www.instagram.com/p/BP0-yqlg_Ru/…

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When John Wick hit theaters in 2014, audiences were pleasantly surprised to see an action film that didn’t use exaggerated set pieces or villains. The movie went back to the roots of the genre, and gave us something that seemed impossible to improve. Until it was mashed up with Michael Jackson. YouTuber Dean Wyatt took it upon himself to edit one of the action sequences from the film and replace all of the audio with Michael Jackson’s vocals. That’s right, now every scream and groan is dubbed with noises from the King of Pop. Let’s hope the video leads to…

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After years of rumors and false starts, the ball is finally rolling to get the new Friday the 13th in theaters. The film is currently in preproduction with filming to begin in March. This was first mentioned by a Friday the 13th fan site. “The reason that the production in Conyers is interesting is that Platinum Dunes is scheduled for shooting in that town starting in March and lasting through to May. That leads us to believe a good majority of filming should take place in that area. (On a side note, we tried to get the official start date,…

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There’s a batch of new behind the scenes photos featuring actor Jon Bernthal for Netflix’s upcoming Punisher series! The photos come from Twitter user Kültürpat through Getty Images. The Punisher became one of the most acclaimed aspects of Daredevil’s second season, and Marvel quickly pushed to get the antihero a Netflix series of his own. You can see the pictures below, which feature actor Jon Bernthal walking down a sidewalk with a bouquet of flowers. When translated, the caption for the photos say the actor’s beard is “gone”. https://twitter.com/Kulturpat/status/824999033315917826 There’s currently no release date or plot information for the Punisher…

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Actor Shia LaBeouf was taken away earlier Thursday morning during an altercation that occurred while protesting President Trump. The actor was using his ongoing live stream as a means to protest. A spokesperson for the NYPD told PEOPLE that LaBeouf was taken into custody quickly after attacking a 25-year-old man. “He pulled another man’s scarf, causing a scratch to that man’s face,” the spokesperson said to PEOPLE. “Also pushed that man … causing him to fall to the ground.” He also explained the man refused to seek medical attention and is “okay.” The spokesperson also stated that Shia LaBeouf had…

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Production on Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther film started earlier this week. And because of Just Jared, we now have behind the scenes pictures featuring some of the cast members in their normal attire. They also confirm that actor Martin Freeman has joined the cast. In the pictures we get to see Chadwick Boseman who plays T’Challa alongside Danai Gurira who plays Okoye. The two are seen laughing together. We also get to see Lupita Nyong’o, known for playing in The Force Awakens, leaving a building. She will be playing Nakia. The pictures also confirm some previous rumors. We get to…

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After the debut of a possible shortlist for actors to play Hal Jordan, via DC’s live-action Green Lantern, a new name has come up. And it’s none other than Westworld’s James Marsden. According to We Got This Covered, a source close to DC has said, “Ever since Westworld Marsden has been pretty hot around here. They’ve discussed him for Hal as well.” Although Warner Bros. is likely just throwing names at the wall to see what sticks, Marsden could be a good choice given his recent return to popularity with Westworld. The actor previously played Cyclops in the X-Men films,…

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According to Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman, the upcoming film Logan looks and feels different from the other X-Men movies for a reason. Aside from taking place in 2029, it apparently also takes place in a universe separate from the other X-Men films. In an interview with DigitalSpy, Jackman had this to say: “When you see the full movie you’ll understand. Not only is it different in terms of timeline and tone, it’s a slightly different universe. It’s actually a different paradigm and that will become clear.” He went on to explain that: “It’s a stand-alone movie in many ways. It’s…

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