Author: Jacob Dressler

Micro-budget filmmaker and lover of all things horror.

After years of waiting, The Mummy will be hitting theaters this Friday – and with it comes the all-new Dark Universe. The plan is to launch a franchise of gods and monsters, utilizing Universal’s vast library of creatures. Previously we’ve had a variety of different characters announced for this franchise: Frankenstein’s monster, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolfman, The Invisible Man and The Creature from the Black Lagoon, and even Van Helsing. But now it looks like we can also expect The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Phantom of the Opera and Dracula. The Mummy director Alex Kurtzman, who is…

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Joel Kinnaman, who played Rick Flag in the first Suicide Squad, has revealed that the script for the sequel is currently being written. He also revealed the plan is to shoot the film sometime in 2018. Although the first film was negatively received by critics, it still managed to make a hefty sum of money. It earned $325.1 million domestically and $420.5 million overseas, for a worldwide gross of $745.6 million. After a profitable intake like that, talks of a sequel easily managed to overcome the negative reviews. And now thanks to Kinnaman, we have an idea of when to…

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With the cast of Avengers: Infinity War continually growing, it looks like another big player from Black Panther could be making an appearance. According to IMDb, Winston Duke, otherwise known as M’Baku/Man-Ape, will be playing a role in the upcoming superhero crossover. The news had been broken by the website’s official Twitter account, and you can read it below: https://twitter.com/IMDb/status/870672442691207168 Man-Ape happens to be one of Wakanda’s most powerful warriors and ultimately becomes the leader of the White Gorilla Cult after betraying Black Panther. His appearance makes sense given that it’s been said Black Panther will be tying into Infinity…

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According to Deadline, TNT and TBS president Kevin Reilly has announced that M. Night Shyamalan’s Tales from the Crypt reboot has officially been scrapped. “That one got really caught up in a complete legal mess unfortunately with a very complicated underlying rights structure,” Reilly explained. “We lost so much time, so I said, ‘Look, I’m not waiting around four years for this thing’. Maybe that will come back around but in the meantime, Ridley Scott had come up, who has so much creative enthusiasm.” What Reilly means is that Ridley Scott will be teaming up with TNT to produce a…

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If you’re still eager for more Deadpool and can’t wait for the sequel, then you’re in luck. A 6-minute video has been released showing all of the cut bits and pieces from the first film. And it gets very crazy to say the least. There’s Arnold Schwarzenegger impressions, references to older movies, and even additional insults from when Weasel first discovers his friend’s deformities. And they get a lot more cruel and nasty than what you saw in the first film. After seeing the footage and hearing the lines of dialogue, a lot of which was improvised, it just goes…

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There’s been one especially big source for movie leaks and news lately – and it’s all from LEGO. The popular toy brand has been used as a promotional tool for a variety of films. This means movie scenes and characters are done up in LEGO style; and then this leaks important information when images of the sets are released before the film is ready. Now, with Star Wars: The Last Jedi just months away, a new image of a LEGO set for the film has been released on Twitter. Interestingly enough, it features a mini figure for Supreme Leader Snoke,…

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With the Wonder Woman film adaptation on the horizon, Warner Bros. is hard at work with promotional duties. While there’s been plenty of interviews and different clips released, some have been more curious about the film’s score. And now the movie’s first track has been released – and it’s pretty sweet. The track comes from Warner Bros.’ record label, WaterTower Music. Titled “Angel on the Wing”, it’s a very mystical-sounding track and ends on a very powerful note. Also released was Sia’s official song for the film, “To Be Human”. You can listen to them both below. Gregson-Williams of Hacksaw…

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Luke Cage has had one crazy character arc, going from convict to full-fledged superhero – only to wind up in prison by the end of his show’s first season. But those bars won’t hold him for long, as footage from The Defenders reveals. Cage is clearly seen out and about with his powers. In an interview with MCU Exchange, Luke Cage actor Mike Colter explained the pros and cons of being a hero in the open, “It’s something that we’ll explore in the Defenders and hopefully in Season 2 of Cage which I start very soon. It’s very different. He’s…

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With superheroes becoming increasingly more integral to pop culture, everyone seems to be throwing them into their conversations. This includes debates between DC and Marvel fans, and now a Quantum Physicist is adding fuel to the fire. He claims that Ant-Man would in fact be able to defeat Superman. Dr. Spiros Michalakis, a member of the California Institute of Technology, was a consultant during the production of Ant-Man. In an interview with Inverse, he had this to say about Ant-Man’s powers: “When I was looking to inject elements of modern physics into the script, I brought up this idea that,…

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Scott Lang’s Ant-Man turned out to be quite the hit for Marvel in 2015. Its success quickly led to the announcement of a sequel. But this time Ant-Man will be joined by a second hero – The Wasp, otherwise known as Hope van Dyne, played by Evangeline Lilly. The actress’s role was already teased in an after credits scene for Ant-Man, but fans continued to wonder what her new suit would look like. Now, Lilly has taken to Twitter, and decided to tease her followers with a new hint about the suit. She added the caption below which revealed she’s…

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