The world of cocaine trafficking certainly didn’t die with Pablo Escobar, so why should Netflix’s Narcos? A new evil has filled the void, as Season 3 of the acclaimed drug drama puts out a first teaser for its September return.
One of our most anticipated upcoming films is The Predator, Shane Black’s sorta-sequel to the ’80s sci-fi action classic, which boasts a pretty impressive cast — including Trevante Rhodes, one of the breakout stars of recent Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight. (It feels good to type that.) Black has been keeping fans up to date with production on the sequel via his social media accounts, and his latest update from the set comes in the form of a new photo featuring the cast (or some of them), and our first look at Alfie Allen and Thomas Jane.
Sometime over the last couple of months, writer-director Shane Black slipped onto Twitter without very many people noticing. While admittedly a bit of a neophyte when it comes to social media, Black has immediately grasped the most important aspects of the platform. You know, sharing funny tweets, complaining about politicians, taking pictures of his dogs, and, oh yeah, throwing out exclusive content from the set of his long-anticipated Predator sequel. You know, just normal, everyday Twitter stuff.
The first X-Men movie opened on July 14, 2000. A child born early that year would have just turned 17 by the time the tenth entry in the X-Men series, Logan, hits theaters next month. That is fortunate – viewers are going to need a driver’s license to get into this movie, which possesses the hardest R rating of any American superhero movie in history. In the past, Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine would swing his razor-sharp adamantium claws and bad guys would simply fall to the ground. There was never any visible evidence of his brutality. There’s more graphic violence in Logan’s first scene – severed limbs, gruesome disembowlings – than in all of the other of the Wolverine and X-Men movies combined.
Ever since the news broke that Shane Black was making The Predator, many of us wondered what exactly we were supposed to call it. It’s not a reboot, because it features new characters in a new environment, and it’s not exactly a sequel either, since none of the characters from the original seem to be returning. Some thought Arnold Schwarzenegger would cameo to tie this movie in with the rest, but it doesn’t look like that’s going to happen.
It took a while for Logan to quit the coy act and give us some footage, and now that they finally have, what a gorgeous movie it looks to be. Two new TV spots for Logan debuted today, which show off the mutant’s impaling skills and introduce us to his enemies, the Reavers.
Netflix’s Narcos made clear shortly after Season 2 that the story would continue for at least two more years, but less certain was the historical tenure of its leading roles. We know Pedro Pascal will return, but for the moment Season 3 has confirmed a Cloverfield star and more in its new cast.