August 18, 2017

Aereo wins a crucial court battle, opens up partnership talks with ISPs and pay-TV providers

Something tells us the US Court of Appeals for the Second District has no intentions to kid around with its latest decision, despite it coming down on the 1st of April. In what can only be viewed as a monumental victory for Aereo, the aforesaid court has just rejected an appeal from a smattering of TV networks that are hellbent on stopping the … [Read more...]

Redford Talks Casting In “Captain America 2”

The surprising news of Robert Redford's casting in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has had many wondering what it was that brought him onboard a superhero project. At a Los Angeles Q&A session the other night, he explained what drew him to the film: "I'm doing this film because it's different. It's a new thing for me. I think these … [Read more...]

Emmerich Talks “Independence Day” Sequels

Filmmaker Roland Emmerich recently gave EW an update on the proposed two-part "Independence Day" sequels. Emmerich says the story picks up twenty years after the original, after the distress call sent by the first wave of aliens finally brings reinforcements to Earth. Bill Pullman will return as former President Whitmore, but the main thrust … [Read more...]

Mark Gatiss Talks Third “Sherlock” Series

Mark Gatiss has confirmed that the first episode of the third series of the BBC's "Sherlock" will be called "The Empty Hearse". This is expected to be an adaptation "The Adventure Of The Empty House," Doyle's first story following the seeming death of Holmes at Reichenbach Falls. Gatiss says: "There’s certain things about The Adventure Of The … [Read more...]

Spielberg Talks “Tintin” Sequel Status

Steven Spielberg has confirmed that the next "The Adventures Of Tintin" movie is still chugging along with Spielberg producing and Peter Jackson directing. Spielberg says performance capture will likely start around the end of the year. It sounds like it will be after Jackson completes additional "Hobbit" filming mid-year and wraps the … [Read more...]

Danny Boyle Talks His Upcoming Slate

Filmmaker Danny Boyle ("Slumdog Millionaire," "Sunshine") was at SXSW over the weekend showing off "Trance" and doing publicity for his gonzo thriller. Boyle took the opportunity to talk about "Porno," the sequel to his 1996 adaptation of Irvine Welsh's "Trainspotting," which he is finally turning more attention towards. Boyle's regular writing … [Read more...]

James McAvoy Talks Upcoming Projects

Out doing publicity for the London-set crime thriller "Welcome to the Punch," actor James McAvoy recently gave comments about his upcoming projects and cleared up one or two rumors. Asked about reports that he is in talks to star in the upcoming "The Crow" reboot, the Scotsman says: "It's not for real. I don't think it's materialized into … [Read more...]

Kevin Feige Talks Marvel Phase Two Films

The second 'Phase' of Marvel's ambitious film plans begins with "Iron Man 3" in May, and Kevin Feige recently spoke with SFX about the even larger and more 'cosmic' scale of some of the upcoming films in this next batch: "['Thor: The Dark World'] and the 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' film certainly are cosmic. 'Guardians' and 'Thor' will take the … [Read more...]

Sam Raimi Talks “Evil Dead IV” Status

With "Oz the Great and Powerful" hitting cinemas this week, and the "Evil Dead" reboot opening in a few weeks, Sam Raimi is doing publicity left and right at the moment. Over the weekend, Bleeding Cool caught up with the filmmaker who talked about fan pressure to continue the original "Evil Dead" franchise in a fourth film, and how it's only now … [Read more...]

Emma Watson In Early Talks For “Cinderella”

Emma Watson is in very early talks to play the title character in Kenneth Branagh's live-action adaptation of "Cinderella" for Disney Pictures. Cate Blanchett is already onboard to play the wicked stepmother in the film, which is said to be in the vein of its big-budget fantasy films of late like "Alice in Wonderland" and "Oz: The Great and … [Read more...]