Remember that plot synopsis roaming the web a few months back stating the new 'Fantastic Four' reboot would imagine the crop of superheroes as government weapons? Director Josh Trank and 20th Century Fox have since come out to bash it for its falsity, but while we still have till 2015 to see the new vision for this comic book property, writer-producer Simon Kinberg won't leave us hanging.
ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, check out the 'Fifth Element' video game that should have been made, listen to Patrick Stewart tease 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' and watch footage from the new animated movie based on the the popular Arkham Batman games.
Movie fans rejoiced when Quentin Tarantino revealed that his next project would be a western called 'The Hateful Eight.' But that didn't last long -- the script leaked, there was a major brouhaha (and the promise of legal action), and Tarantino said that the film wouldn't be made. And then Tarantino announced a one-time-only live reading of the script ... and then, at the live reading, he announced that the film was back in the works and that he was hard at work on draft two.
Has Johnny Depp's star finally fallen? 11 years after emerging as Hollywood's most unlikely movie star, Depp has suffered one of his biggest box office bombs yet with 'Transcendence,' which opened poorly enough for us to wonder if audiences are simply done with him. In fact, this weekend was a startling reminder that the only constants you'll find at the box office tend to be superhero movies and animated movies starring talking animals.
ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, watch a new clip from 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' take a glimpse at Ryan Gosling's new movie, and check out some really cool 'Pacific Rim' cosplay.
With the recent news that 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' would feature footage from 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' as its post-credit sequence, it opened the door to the idea of possible future crossovers. But the producers of the current Spider-Man movies are pretty positive we'll never see the web slinger working alongside Tony Stark.
ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, check out a group photo of the actors who almost starred in a 2008 'Justice League' movie, take your first look at Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in 'Macbeth,' and watch the latest trailer for 'The Quiet Ones.'
It’s time for another addition of ScreenCrush’s not-really-new anymore feature, the ScreenCrush ScreenCrunch Cereal Of The Week.
'A Haunted House 2' did not screen early for critics. On Thursday, I received an email from my editor suggesting that I pay to see 'A Haunted House 2' at a movie theater on Friday morning. I tried using the "but I haven’t seen the first ‘Haunted House'" excuse, but that seemed to have little to no impact on this request. Who knows? Maybe it’s hilarious? On Friday morning, I purchased a ticked for the 10:45 a.m. screening of 'A Haunted House 2.' While watching, I kept a running diary of the events that transpired. It was a fairly miserable experience. Here’s how all that went:
All of the trailers for 'Godzilla' have put emphasis on tone, showcasing the aftermath of epic monster rampages and giving us tons of close-ups of people whose days have been pretty much ruined. But this new TV spot does something a little different, selling the human story behind all of the chaos and destruction. Oh, and it does so while offering our best look yet at Godzilla himself.