Jon Stewart has been refreshingly honest in recent weeks about his decision to leave The Daily Show behind, and while we’ll never feel quite ready to say goodbye, we at least have time to prepare. The 16-year anchor has confirmed that he’ll take his final bow as host of The Daily Show this coming August.
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The past few weeks, Marvel’s TV universe has been abuzz with news of potential for an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff, as well as a possible Ms. Marvel series. Speculation has run the gamut, but now it seems Adrianne Palicki’s Mockingbird and Nick Blood’s Lance Hunter have been chosen to lead the spinoff, giving us a good idea of its premise.
The Overnight was a big hit at both Sundance and SXSW this year, and pretty soon you’ll be able to see why for yourself. The new comedy starring Adam Scott and Jason Schwartzman has delivered an official trailer, inviting you to witness what might be the most hilariously uncomfortable dinner party in the history of uncomfortable dinner parties.
Last month, we reported on Paramount’s plans to continue their Transformers franchise, following Michael Bay’s decision to exit the director’s chair to focus on non-robot projects (we’ll see). According to reports, the studio plans on not only releasing another sequel, but expanding the universe with spinoffs, hiring Akiva Goldsman to oversee a creative team of writers. Hasbro has now confirmed those plans, along with the intention to release a new Transformers movie in 2017.
The trailers and images from Joe Wright’s Pan haven’t exactly inspired confidence in the upcoming prequel/origin story of everyone’s favorite lost boy (sorry, Kiefer Sutherland). Just about the only promising aspect is the involvement of Wright, who has a pretty great track record with previous films like Hanna and Atonement. But now Warner Bros. is giving us a little more time to get excited for the film by pushing the release date back by five months.
With so many new titles heading to Netflix Instant each month, it’s sometimes easy to neglect your Amazon Prime subscription. Amazon also offers a wealth of new streaming titles free to subscribers each month, and May’s releases offer a handful of classics, new favorites and a few TV shows you’ve been meaning to catch up on. Read on for our guide to the new releases hitting Amazon Prime Instant Video in May.
Following his detour into action on Furious 7, director James Wan is heading back to the horror genre — not that he ever really left. In addition to acting as producer on the upcoming flicks Insidious: Chapter 3 and Demonic, Wan is directing The Conjuring 2. That’s a solid slate of new projects, and Wan has just added another one to the pile: the director will reunite with the writers of The Conjuring to produce a remake of classic horror film The Entity.
You know the drill by now: everything is awesome because we have some LEGO movie news! Following the massive success of The LEGO Movie, Warner Bros. has been developing a slew of follow-ups in their quickly growing franchise, including a sequel and a handful of spinoffs. But when will we see the next installments in this new franchise? WB has just revealed some release dates to brighten your day.
Captain Marvel got a major shot in the arm with the studio’s confirmation of Nicole Perlman and Meg LaFauve as the film’s writers, but fan-favorite Ms. Marvel Kamala Khan may beat her idol into the MCU. A new rumor suggests that ABC’s John Ridley-helmed series is none other than the Muslim-American superhero, potentially to be paired with the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff.
It’s here, it’s finally here! May has arrived, bringing the first major blockbusters of the year — from Avengers: Age of Ultron to Mad Max: Fury Road, and sure, some other stuff (like Pitch Perfect 2!), this month promises to blow our minds with awesome new releases. Read on for our guide to the new movies hitting theaters this May.