February 20, 2018

“Fast & Furious” Goes IMAX, Gets Spin-Off

IMAX Corp. and Universal Pictures have confirmed that the upcoming "Fast and Furious 6" will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released in select IMAX theatres internationally starting May 22nd. Meanwhile, Universal is reportedly working on not just a seventh installment, but a possible spin-off focusing on Dwayne … [Read more...]

Disney Confirms “Star Wars” Spin-Off Films

It was thought to be case, now Disney Pictures CEO Bob Iger has confirmed talk that the studio is looking into "Star Wars" spin-off films that will be released independently of the new trilogy. Iger tells CNBC: "There has been speculation about some stand-alone films that are in development. I can confirm to you today that, in fact, we are … [Read more...]

“Spartacus” Gets Poster, “Caesar” Spin-Off?

With Starz's "Spartacus" series wrapping with the soon to air third season, Starz is looking into a way to continue its successful franchise and has come up with an idea - a spin-off series. Talks are reportedly underway for a possible series centering around a young Julius Caesar who is introduced as a character in the upcoming season 'War Of The … [Read more...]

Syfy & Hulu Score “Primeval” Spin-Off

"Primeval: New World", the Canadian spin-off of the British sci-fi series, has been picked up by both Syfy and Hulu for broadcast in the United States. Niall Matter, Sara Canning and Danny Rahim star in this new incarnation as a team of animal experts and scientists investigating paranormal events while battling both prehistoric and futuristic … [Read more...]

Hathaway’s Catwoman To Get A Spin-Off?

One consistency amongst reviews for "The Dark Knight Rises" has been praise for Anne Hathaway's performance as Selina Kyle. Nolan's interpretation of Catwoman is an interesting one and Hathaway proved a champ in the part. Now, asked by Digital Spy if she might reprise the role in the future, Hathaway says "I think it would be lovely to see more … [Read more...]

Editorial: Reed Hastings’ Netflix spinoff isn’t about DVD success, it’s about hedging the stream

If you've just casually glanced over the mass reactions to Reed Hastings' decision to split the DVD-by-mail business of Netflix into its own brand and company, you've probably been duped into thinking that it's the second questionable move that the world's most famed movie delivery service has made this year. But is it? Is a man who turned a red … [Read more...]