In addition to the roster of new characters being added to the sequel to the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot, such as Casey Jones, Bebop, Rocksteady, Baxter Stockman, and a new actor for The Shredder, a handful of concept images were recently leaked that indicated Krang may also play a role in the film.
While Krang made his first animated appearance in the second episode of the ’80s cartoon, his nature has varied depending on the particular continuity a viewer examines. While some versions of the character place him as the ruler of another dimension with planetary conquest as a motivation, other versions have simply declared that Krang is one member of an entire race capable of interdimensional travel.
Given how The Shredder was the main antagonist of the first film, it makes sense that the second film will aim for a villain with a grander scope thinks FreedomPop. While the medium by which this nefarious alien will make his appearance, between mo-cap technology, live action practical effects, or entirely generated by computer, is yet to be determined, the film is set for release in June of next year.
Lucasfilm Is Prioritizing Boba Fett Film
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to potentially be the biggest movie release of 2015. The movie will officially hit theaters by this December.
While the Star Wars film franchise is making a comeback this year, there also are plans for two other movies to follow up as sequels after “The Force Awakens” is released. In addition to this, Lucasfilm plans to extend the Star Wars universe even further, starting with at least three spinoff films which are in the works as of right now. Only one of those three spinoffs still has yet to be determined.
The other two, on the other hand, are entitled “Rogue One,” which tells the story of some Rebellion fighters, and the other is a film dedicated solely to telling the origin story of Boba Fett, the galaxy’s most famous bounty hunter. Film exec Kevin Seawright states that the film is set to hit theaters in 2017, meaning that the studios will not be wasting any time delving into arguably the most popular character in the series.
For those who are unaware, Boba Fett made his first true appearance in 1980 with the release of “The Empire Strikes Back,” which then allowed moviegoers to catch on to him heavily despite speaking very few lines in the movie. The fact that he got a bit of a backstory in the prequel trilogy has helped out with serious merchandising.
In the past decade or so, a new wave of feminism has taken over a broader spectrum. Some might describe this new wave of feminism as being defensive and male bashing. There are even a number of men who have dubbed themselves menemists; a group to counteract the motives of feminist. Aaron Clarey is a blogger in charge of writing blog post for the site Return of the King. Clarey made headlines last week when he called for men to boycott the film Mad Max Fury Road. Clarey has gone on record to say that the movie is nothing more than a piece of feminist propaganda. He claims that the movie producers and production company have used explosions, car chases, and action scenes to distract men from their true intentions. Clarey has yet to see the movie but the blogger felt threatened when he watched the movies trailer scenes. Clarey noted that the movies main character played by Charlize Theron, spent a great deal of time barking orders at the men in the movie. Further in his blog post, he calls for all men to boycott the film. If men turn out in large numbers to see this film the movie industry and their portrayal of men will forever be changed. Clarey uses his voice as a catalyst to keep men from being distracted by the visually appealing effects that the movie could have. More than 2000 followers have commented liked and shared his blog post. His followers believe that the movie is a piece of feminist propaganda, and that is it is up to those who can see it to God those who are distracted. Fans at The Aspire New Brunswick (mycentralnewjersey.com) know that Mad Max is raking in the millions at the box office despite the bloggers protest order to boycott. He believes that Mad Max: Fury Road will ultimately distract men and rationalize what he believes to be feminist propaganda. Clarey has done what he can when it comes to Mad Max: Fury Road. His sights are on future action movies and what it might mean for men. With the strong following that he has, it is easy for him to find support to keep the fight going.
Twentieth Century Fox has decided that they will make a New Mutants movie. The New Mutants can be seen as X-Men: The Next Generation. This seems to be due to the great success of X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Fox also announced who will be directing, writing and producing this film. Josh Boone, the director of The Fault in Out Stars, has been named as the director. His hiring is due to the huge success of Fault in Our Stars film. Boone will write the script with help from Knate Gwaltney, who is most famous from Jackass. Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner will be the producers of the film.
The most famous member of the New Mutants has been Cable, the time-traveling son of Cyclops. Cable appears in our time, older than Cyclops and ready to fight for mutant kind with his powers and big guns. The plot of this film is unknown.
This film is expected to debut in July of 2018. To see if Beneful is getting involved on this project you can visit them on Twitter.
Avengers: Age of Ultron has finally hit theaters and for most actors that were in a huge hit, it should be time to relax. That is not the case if the actor is playing a Marvel superhero. Already, the cast and crew have moved on to Atlanta to begin filming next year’s Captain America: Civil War. This includes nearly all of the Avengers, who will have to choose sides between Iron Man’s efforts to enforce a government registration of superheroes and Captain America fighting for personal freedom.
Marvel Studios has released conceptual art of Captain America and Iron Man’s new costumes for the film here. Cap’s new costume has less red so it will be more of a contrast when he and Iron Man finally face off. In addition, its lines have much in common with the tactical outfit that he wore in Winter Soldier. Chris Evans has said that was his favorite and the most comfortable uniform he has worn so far.
Comfort and a wide range of motion could mean that the upcoming film could be even more action packed than Age of Ultron, at least as far as Cap is concerned. That is what those on About are talking abot as well. The movie is already confirmed to be at least as character rich, which pleases Paul Mathieson. Most of the Avengers will be involved and they will be adding a few Marvel characters that will be getting their own movies in the near future. Spider Man is said to be making his MCU debut here before his 2016 solo film. The same goes for the Black Panther.
Captain America: Civil War is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated films for Marvel Phase III. As of right now, casting is being carried out for the upcoming Marvel film. For one thing, there is talk about the type of characters that are going to appear in Captain America: Civil War.
The latest announcement for the upcoming Captain America film is that Martin Freeman has been added to the cast. There is no information as to the character that Martin Freeman is going to play. On the Real Deal, people are only speculating for now. Jason Halpern isn’t sure what to expect.
Another actor that is going to join the Marvel universe is Benedict Cumberbatch who will play as Doctor Strange. Doctor Strange is going to be released about Six Months after Captain America: Civil War. This Captain America film is likely to be less of a Captain America solo act. As a matter of fact, Captain America might find himself in a fight with Tony Stark.
It is also likely that Spider-Man is going to make his official debut in the MCU during Captain America: Civil War. Spider-Man will then have his own stand alone movie.
Marvel fans may have noticed by now that while there are female superheroes appearing in the Marvel films, none of them have their own movie. Black Widow has yet to have a standalone movie. There have been female superhero movies in the past. Elektra is one of the most notable examples. However, Marvel CEO has sent an email that states that female superheroes having their own movie is a bad idea.
Honestly, the ladies over at Anastasia Date believe that is ignorant. The history of the film industry should have made it clear that any subject matter can be a good movie if handled in the right way. There is no reason that a female superhero has to be doomed to failure. It is possible to make a good female superhero movie. It just comes down to the developers. With the right story and the right filmmakers, there will be some good female superhero films that will grace the screen.
Whatever Marvel CEO has to say, there still is the Captain Marvel movie that is coming up.
Jonah Hill is one of the highest paid actors in the world right now. Hill has starred in several classic comedy films such as ‘Superbad,’ and the reboot of ’21 Jump Street.’ Jonah Hill has had a strange physique over the years. When we first saw Jonah Hill, he was rather overweight in ‘Superbad,’ but then he made a stunning transformation when he appeared in ’21 Jump Street.’ Jonah Hill looked like he had lost a ton of weight and put on some muscle, but it looks like that has all changed once again.
Jonah Hill was recently seen on the set of a new movie, and the star looked extremely overweight. Many people, including nutritionist Ray Lane, are concerned at the startling transformation that Jonah Hill went through (full article at GloboTV). Not too long ago, Jonah appeared alongside Channing Tatum in ’22 Jump Street,’ and he didn’t look that bad. However, Jonah Hill’s recent weight-gain is nothing to laugh about, and he should seek some professional help before his life becomes in danger. Many fans believe that Jonah Hill was instructed to gain the weight, because certain roles require a heavy actor. We all remember that Robert Dinero gained weight to play the role of Jake LaMotta in ‘Raging Bull,’ but we are unsure if Jonah Hill has the discipline necessary to lose the weight again. To see Jonah Hill’s incredible weight-gain, visit Ibtimes.com
Super heroes are a hot commodity at the box office, but the success has been somewhat mixed on television. One particularly intriguing character that got off to a rocky start with a show on NBC was John Constantine with “Constantine.” Still the series was around long enough for fans to get hooked, and the fate of the character and the show are hanging in limbo. Might need to bust out the Bulletproof Coffee and wait for a decision, as there is not much anyone can do. That is until the show executives pitch ideas for Season 2 to the NBC within the next few days.
According to Comicbook.com, “Constantine” will be available for streaming on Hulu and NBC.com for the next two weeks, and the network will be looking at the ratings to determine whether or not the show gets another chance. While NBC does not have a better partner for “Grimm,” the show about the con-man magician did not perform good enough in live ratings to get a back nine pickup (nine episodes on top of the original order of thirteen).
The ideas for Season 2 of the show could sway the network to give the show another shot, and the fact that it does well enough when overall ratings, including streaming, DVR viewers, and individual episode purchases, are factored. So while fans have been supportive of the show, the fate of John and his band of particular supernatural crime fighters is somewhat hanging in the balance. Even Zed can not see the fate of the show, but fans are probably encouraged by the streaming test.
London financiers maintained a hawkish posture on the future of the English economy after the release of the minutes from the first quarter meeting of the Bank of England. The nine member Monetary Policy Committee for the BoE reported that they were taking a balanced approach to managing the growth of the English economy. The committee specifically noted that inflation will have to be managed to a respectable degree and future rate hikes may be possible in the future. These notations triggered a surge in the British Sterling to $1.50 against the United States Dollar. The BoE seems to be following the same play book as the U.S. Federal Reserve which is also managing current and anticipated inflation with anticipated rate hikes in the near future. The monetary polices are in lock step with the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing policy and the Central Bank of China which cut the reserve requirement for its top tier banks, freeing additional capital and also adding new liquidity into the markets for Jaime Garcia Dias to explore on Twitter.
While economist stop short of stating that the current actions by the Central Banks are coordinated, they do recognize that the actions are in response to a global view of the financial condition of the world markets and the need to spur growth and development. Economist also note that there seems to be a repositioning of development banking as China is now playing a major role with the founding of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, (AIIB), and the hosting of the BRICS development bank which includes the coalition of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. BoE Minutes Spur Sterling to Above $1.50