November 20, 2017

Goyer, Snyder, Cavill Talk “Man of Steel”

Zack Snyder, Henry Cavill, and screenwriter David Goyer all spoke about the upcoming Superman reboot "Man of Steel" recently, in the process revealing a couple of new tidbits. In regards to the film's level of secrecy, Goyer tells Total Film: "It's something Chris [Nolan] tried hard to do with the Batman films. I'm genuinely pleased with how much … [Read more...]

More “Evil Dead” Sequel, Reboot Talk

Fede Alvarez's "Evil Dead" remake debuted at SXSW over the weekend, with early reviews generally positive from the kind of crowd that a film like this is designed for. All reviews, even the hesitant ones, are commenting on the sheer amount of gore and violence on display. Will the good buzz from the fest carry over to general audiences? We'll … [Read more...]

“Man of Steel” Early Screening Talk

We're just under four months out, but a report from JoBlo today indicates their upcoming Superman reboot "Man of Steel" is essentially done. According to their trusted scooper, the film is complete bar the current 3D post-conversion work currently taking place. He also gave a bullet point list: - Imagine a Nolan story with Snyder … [Read more...]

Scribes Talk “Deus Ex” Film Adaptation

As previously announced, "Sinister" director Scott Derrickson is helming the film adaptation of Square Enix's well-regarded video game "Deus Ex: Human Revolution" for CBS Films. C. Robert Cargill, who co-wrote the script with Derrickson, says that the chief philosophy behind the film is that they're not making a video game movie, so much as making … [Read more...]

Early Talk Of A “Mama” Sequel

The Guillermo del Toro-produced "Mama" has grossed $ 69 million in the United States, and another $ 20 million so far in just a few international markets. Reviews have also been decent, so the possibility of a sequel to the Andrés Muschietti-directed supernatural thriller do look good. Universal Pictures’ President of International Productions … [Read more...]

Kasdan, Kinberg Talk “Star Wars” Future

While all the talk about the potential "Star Wars" spin-offs have been about what old characters could come back, those tasked with actually writing them seem more intent on moving forward. Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan tells The LA Times: "I’m trying to start fresh. There are certain pleasures that we think the saga can bring to people that … [Read more...]

More Marvel “Guardians” Casting Talk

Casting rumors for Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy" just got even stranger. Latino Review reports that the company is looking into the availability of actors Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for roles in the project, quite possibly the same role. Also a few more names have been added to the list of casting potentials for the Peter … [Read more...]

HEU won’t talk about strike action at Biennial Convention

More than six hundred and fifty delegates are gathering this week for the Hostpial Employees' Union Biennial Convention. Bonnie Pearson with the union says decisions about what possible strike action could look like and when it could happen, if at all, are not decisions that will be made at the convention. "But I can tell you that the energy that … [Read more...]

Last day of BC Liberals’ convention sees talk about unions, compulsory voting

The BC Liberals' convention wrapped up in Whistler today. Delegates turned their sights on unions today. They easily passed motions calling for disclosure of union finances and to prohibit public sector unions from spending union dues on any political purposes. But a motion that called for allowing teachers to opt out of the BC Teachers' … [Read more...]

Nature artists talk shark fin, pipeline projects at conservation festival

More than 40 of the world's leading "nature artists" and experts are on Grouse Mountain -- taking part in the 1st annual "Artists for Conservation" festival. Organizer Feff Whiting says it's a mixture of art displays, lectures and discussions. "It's a world-class art exhibit and sale and benefit for wildlife conservation... but wrapped around that … [Read more...]