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Announcement Teaser for Jason Reitman's Secret 'Ghostbusters' Film

Surprise! Sony Pictures has revealed that filmmaker Jason Reitman has been secretly working on a brand new Ghostbusters movie, officially set for release in the summer of 2020. To go along with the reveal of this news, they've released a very short teaser trailer that Reitman himself shot. It's nothing much, just a re-reveal of the original Ecto-1 hiding out waiting to be found again. Jason is the son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the original two Ghostbusters movies back in 1984 and 1989. J...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Sci-fi, Paul Feig, Sony Pictures, Jason Reitman, Jason, Reitman, To Watch, Jason is the son of Ivan Reitman

Charlotte Rampling is the Latest Addition to Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’

Denis Villeneuve continues to add respected and talented actors to his ever-growing Dune cast. The latest: arthouse cinema royalty Charlotte Rampling. Rampling will play Reverend Mother Mohiam in the sci-fi epic that also stars Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista and Stellan Skarsgard. Adapted from the massive novel by Frank Herbert, Villeneuve’s Dune is likely to be a huge production, and follows in the footsteps of David Lynch’s much-maligned attempt to adapt the novel in 1984....
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Adaptation, Rebecca Ferguson, David Lynch, Charlotte Rampling, Stellan Skarsgard, Dune, PAUL, Paul Atreides, Villeneuve, Herbert, Denis Villeneuve, Sian Phillips, Dave Bautista

Official US Trailer for Claire Denis' Weird, Wacky Sci-Fi Film 'High-Life'

"Break the laws of nature, and you'll pay for it." A24 has finally unveiled their own full-length trailer for the indie sci-fi film High Life, the latest from acclaimed French filmmaker Claire Denis (Beau Travail, 35 Shots of Rum, White Material, Bastards). This low budget, "eerily sexy" sci-fi space drama premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, and is also playing at the New York and Sitges Film Festivals last year. The story is about a man, as played by Robert Pattinson, stuck on a spacesh...
Tags: New York, Movies, Trailer, Sci-fi, Robert Pattinson, Indies, To Watch, Sitges Film Festivals, Claire Denis Beau Travail, Claire Tran

‘High Life’ Trailer: Oblivion Awaits Robert Pattinson in Space

Claire Denis‘ High Life generated a lot of buzz at TIFF in 2018, primarily due to how weird it was. Audiences everywhere will soon get to see just how weird when A24 distributes the movie in April of this year. Denis, making her English language debut, directs Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche and more in a sci-fi story about a space ship heading towards a black hole. But what does it all mean? You’ll have to figure that out for yourself. For now, watch the High Life trailer below. High Li...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Robert-Pattinson, Movie Trailers, Denis, A24, Juliette-Binoche, Claire Denis, Mia Goth, High Life, Claire Denis High Life, Monte Robert Pattinson, Robert Pattinson Juliette Binoche, Robert Pattinson Juliette Binoche André Benjamin

Watch: 360° Short Film 'Merger' About the Future Run by Algorithms

"Managing your attention effectively is key. The aim is to achieve a laser focus…" Now this is something different. Merger is a 360-degree sci-fi short film (meaning you can interact / move the camera as it plays) made by by London-based designer and architect Keiichi Matsuda, who was also behind the trippy short film Hyper-Reality. "Set against the backdrop of AI-run corporations, a tele-operator finds herself caught between virtual and physical reality, human and machine. As she fights for...
Tags: London, Movies, Sci-fi, Short Film, To Watch, Keiichi Matsuda, Sarah Winter

Jason Reitman to Direct New ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie, A Sequel to 1989’s ‘Ghostbusters 2’

If you’re looking for someone to direct a new Ghostbusters movie, who ya gonna call? If you’re Sony, the answer is Jason Reitman – he’s been hired to tackle a secret Ghostbusters film that’s being described as a sequel to the 1989 movie Ghostbusters 2 and reportedly will not be connected to the all-female Ghostbusters: Answer the Call that was released in 2016. Variety reports that Sony has officially hired Jason Reitman, the filmmaker behind movies like Juno, Up in the Air, Thank You For Smo...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Avengers, Rainn Wilson, Leslie Jones, Ivan, Borys Kit, Gil, Harold Ramis, Tully

Adam Driver Was Told Where ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’ Would End Up Before Filming ‘The Force Awakens’

Adam Driver has been keeping a Star Wars secret for several years, and it’s not something mundane like Kylo Ren getting his helmet back in Star Wars: Episode 9. In a new interview, Driver says he’s known for a long time “where it was all going,” so read on as we narrow down the possibilities of what he’s talking about. Speaking with Deadline, Driver compared the experience of working on the HBO series Girls to working on the Star Wars movies, dropping one particularly interesting bit of infor...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Sequels, Johnson, Lucasfilm, Jack, Adam Driver, Rian Johnson, Simon Pegg, Daisy Ridley, Kylo Ren, Rey, Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams

‘Men in Black International’ Features More Alien Agents Putting on the Suit

Since Men in Black is concerned with protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe, it doesn’t seem like the kind of organization that would trust extra-terrestrials enough to employ them as agents (although we did see them doing office work and such). When you look back at the Men in Black franchise, there don’t appear to be any aliens suited up as full-fledged agents. But that will change with Men in Black International. Entertainment Weekly has debuted some new photos showing off some...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Earth, Sequels, Sony, Men In Black, Kumail Nanjiani, Comic Book/Superhero, Men in Black International, Men in Black International Entertainment Weekly

Michelle Yeoh ‘Star Trek’ Spin-Off Moving Ahead at CBS All Access

Michelle Yeoh is the captain now — kind of. The Crazy Rich Asians actress had a recurring role on CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery season 1, and now she’ll be taking the helm in her own Star Trek spin-off. But the untitled Michelle Yeoh Star Trek spin-off won’t center around her first character, the noble Captain Philippa Georgiou. Instead, Yeoh will get to stretch her vamping skills as Georgiou’s evil doppelganger who was introduced during a journey to the Mirror Universe. Deadline repo...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Star-Trek, Sequels, Cbs, Cbs All Access, Michelle-Yeoh, Michelle, Erika, Federation, Starfleet, Alex Kurtzman, Georgiou, Yeoh, Star Trek Discovery

Sequel Bits: ‘Avatar’, ‘Toy Story 4’, ‘Glass’, ‘Bird Box’, ‘The Amityville Murders,’ ‘Mallrats 2’, ‘The LEGO Movie 2’, ‘Mary Poppins’, ‘Rambo 5’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Bob Iger talks the future of Avatar. Check out a new image from Toy Story 4. Watch a comic book-style trailer for Glass. Will there be a Bird Box sequel? The Amityville Murders trailer takes you back to that famous haunted house. Kevin Smith pitched a Mallrats sequel series to Hulu, Netflix and more. Behold a new poster for The LEGO Movie 2 Mary Poppins Returns sequel in early development. Sylvester Stallone shares yet another Rambo 5 image. The big Disney-...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Mexico, Wikipedia, Russia, Sci-fi, Disney, Digital, America, Glass, Netflix, Animation, Sequels, Arizona, Showtime, Adaptation

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Early Buzz: People Love Robert Rodriguez’s Weird-Looking Sci-Fi Epic

This just in: Alita: Battle Angel is actually…good? That’s what early reactions are saying, at least. The trailers for the James Cameron-produced, Robert Rodriguez-directed sci-fi epic have looked a bit…awkward. But the film recently screened for a handful of people, and the reaction is overwhelmingly positive, with some calling the movie “mind-blowing” and a “sci-fi genre landmark.” See the Alita: Battle Angel early buzz below. I’ll be honest: based on the trailers, I think Alita: Battle An...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Cameron, James-Cameron, 20th Century Fox, Robert Rodriguez, Paul Shirey, Rodriguez, Iron City, IDO, Alita, Hector Navarro, Rosa Salazar, Alita: Battle Angel, Chris Sylvia, Paul Shirley

‘Replicas’ Review: An Early Frontrunner For the Most Bizarre Bad Movie of 2019

In case you were curious, Replicas is a Christmas movie. You may find that fact, or the fact that multiple scenes in this sci-fi thriller reference the holiday season or literally take place at a Christmas tree-shopping site in Puerto Rico, superfluous or inexplicable. Perhaps I’ve buried the lede, because you see, Replicas itself is quite inexplicable. Here, we have the first wide-release contender of 2019 for the title of Most Utterly Bizarre Film of the Year. There’s no sane metric un...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Features, Movie Reviews, Chad, John, Ed, William, Spielberg, Keanu Reeves, Steven Spielberg, Thomas Middleditch, Puerto Rico, Replicas, Reeves, John Wick

Denis Villeneuve Reunites With ‘Arrival’ and ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Editor Joe Walker for ‘Dune’

Denis Villeneuve has tapped his frequent collaborator Joe Walker as the Dune editor. This marks the French-Canadian director’s fourth collaboration with Walker in a row, after they’ve worked together on Sicario, Arrival, and Blade Runner 2049. Dune has long been a passion project for Villeneuve, who co-wrote the script with Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts. To pull together his vision of Frank Herbert’s dense sci-fi saga, Villeneuve is partnering up with a trusted collaborator: Blade Runner 2049 ed...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Budapest, Middle East, Adaptation, Denis, Rebecca Ferguson, David Lynch, Eric Roth, Stellan Skarsgard, Dune, Frank Herbert, Legendary Pictures, Indiewire, Walker, Paul Atreides

‘Weird City’ Trailer: Jordan Peele’s YouTube Sci-Fi Show Brings the Funny to a Futuristic Dystopia

Jordan Peele may be horror’s new favorite son, but the ever-busy writer/producer/director is finding ways to acknowledge his comedy roots. Jordan Peele and former Key & Peele writer Charlie Sanders teamed up to create the YouTube Premium series Weird City, a sci-fi anthology that brings the funny to futuristic dystopias. Set in a society where classes are starkly divided by the haves and have-nots, labeled in this case as “Above the Line” and “Below the Line,” Weird City stars LeVar Burton as a...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, Television, Movies, Youtube, Sci-fi, America, Cbs, Black Mirror, Mark Hamill, Laverne Cox, Gillian Jacobs, Peele, Lorena, Jordan Peele, LeVar Burton

New ‘Men in Black International’ Details Promise New Aliens and Locales, Big Action and Laughs

The end of 2018 came with a promising glimpse of the upcoming Men in Black International, a half-sequel, half-reboot of the comic book franchise that started over 21 years ago. Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones made the series memorable, even if the sequels never quite measured up to the original. Now it’s Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson throwing on the suits and shades, and with them will be coming some new aliens and locales mixed with the action and comedy fans have come to expect. Find out ...
Tags: Comedy, London, Movies, Beyonce, Nbc, New York City, Sci-fi, Earth, Sequels, Italy, Sony, Tommy Lee Jones, Liam Neeson, Will Smith, Chris-Hemsworth, Thor

‘Bios’ Cast Adds Caleb Landry Jones as Tom Hanks’ Robot Dog Sitter

Caleb Landry Jones, an actor who seems to excel at playing creepy weirdos, has joined the cast of Bios to play a much more likable character. The Amblin film stars Tom Hanks as the last man on earth. Jones will play (via motion capture) a robot Hanks builds to watch over his dog. That almost sounds like a joke, but it’s part of the real plot, and I am here for it. Game of Thrones director Miguel Sapochnik is helming the film. I’m ready for Caleb Landry Jones to start playing non-creepy peopl...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Tom-Hanks, Jones, Bios, Powell, Finch, Hanks, Caleb Landry Jones, Miguel Sapochnik, Kevin Misher, Andy Berman, Jack Rapke

‘IO’ Trailer: Anthony Mackie and Margaret Qualley Try to Escape a Toxic Earth

The latest post-apocalyptic sci-fi movie from Netflix shows a bleak vision of Earth that has been abandoned by humanity — except for two survivors. Anthony Mackie (The Hate U Give) and Margaret Qualley (Death Note) star in IO as the two final humans left on Earth after the rest of world’s population has evacuated to a colony on one of Jupiter’s moons, Io. But this isn’t some quirky Last Man on Earth situation: the two must race against time to catch one of the final shuttles leaving the desolat...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Earth, Netflix, Movie Trailers, Jupiter, Sam, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, Io, Danny Huston, Margaret Qualley, Sam Margaret Qualley, Micah Anthony Mackie, Jonathan Helpert, Sam Qualley

There’s Yet Another ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Secret Ending

Another week, another Black Mirror: Bandersnatch “secret ending” revealed. The Black Mirror choose-your-own-adventure movie has so many endings that viewers need a flowchart to navigate it, but now, we may need a bigger flowchart. While last week we learned that there was a Black Mirror secret ending that follows Stefan (Fionn Whitehead) as he pulls out his finished “Bandersnatch” game and experiences some unpleasant noises, a new ending has been unveiled by one of Netflix’s social media accoun...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Sci-fi, Netflix, Black Mirror, Easter Eggs, Nme, Ellis, Stefan, UK Ireland, Warren Ellis, Minter, David Slade, Jeff Minter, The Black Mirror, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

New ‘Star Wars Resistance’ Trailer Includes a ‘Force Awakens’ Villain, Series Renewed For Season 2

Star Wars Resistance returns from its winter break in just a few days, and now Disney Channel has debuted a new trailer showing some highlights of what fans can expect when the animated series makes its big comeback. One of those highlights is a crossover with a key moment in Star Wars: The Force Awakens that involves one of that film’s major villains. Plus, the show has officially been renewed for a second season. Check out the new trailer and learn more below. Star Wars Resistance Trailer ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Animation, Silicon Valley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm, Disney Channel, Poe Dameron, Gleeson, Athena, Kaz, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Amy Beth Christenson

Stellan Skarsgard Boards Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ as Villain Baron Harkonnen

Stellan Skarsgard is the latest high-profile actor to board Denis Villeneuve‘s highly anticipated Dune adaptation. The Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! actor is joining the Dune cast as the villainous Baron Harkonnen, who plots with the galactic emperor to destroy the Atreides family, including Timothee Chalamet‘s protagonist, Paul Atreides. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Skarsgard is boarding Villeneuve’s big-budget adaptation of Frank Herbert’s infamously dense novel. He’ll join an...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Kyle Maclachlan, Rebecca Ferguson, David Lynch, Eric Roth, Stellan Skarsgard, Dune, Frank Herbert, Legendary Pictures, Mamma Mia, Paul Atreides, Villeneuve, Denis Villeneuve

Trek Watch: ‘Star Trek 4’ Shelved, Picard Show Features ‘Radically Altered’ Timeline, Another Animated Show Coming to CBS All Access

Trek Watch! (Please read that in Paul Rudd’s Anchorman voice.) A galaxy full of Star Trek news just happened to beam itself into our laps, so I’ve rounded it up for you, dear reader. The biggest and perhaps most disappointing story is that Star Trek 4 has been shelved due to those contract disputes with Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth. Meanwhile, the CBS All Access show about Captain Picard will apparently feature Picard’s life being “radically altered.” And finally, CBS All Access is boldly goi...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Star-Trek, Sequels, Cbs, Chris Hemsworth, Patrick-Stewart, Clarkson, Paramount, Chris Pine, Kirk, Hemsworth, Romulus, Paul Rudd, Picard

Trailer for Sci-Fi Thriller 'IO' with Anthony Mackie & Margaret Qualley

"It is in our soul to seek life no matter what." Netflix has unveiled the first official trailer for an indie sci-fi thriller titled IO, or just Io - the name of Jupiter's moon, from director Jonathan Helpert. Set in the "near future" the story follows a young scientist named Sam, one of the last survivors on a post-cataclysmic Earth, who is dedicated to finding a way for humans to adapt and survive on this planet, rather than abandon their world. But with the final shuttle scheduled to leav...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Sci-fi, Netflix, Jupiter, Sam, Indies, Micah, Anthony Mackie, To Watch, Danny Huston, Margaret Qualley, Jonathan Helpert

‘Star Wars Episode 9’ Crew Gift Teases a Return to a Familiar Planet and Another Mystery

We’re over a week into 2019, and we still don’t have a teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode 9. Word on the street is that might change sooner than later, but at this point, who knows when director J.J. Abrams wants to start opening the mystery box to let some secrets out. In the meantime, it looks like a gift given to crew members may have revealed a new detail about one of the locations featured in Star Wars Episode 9. However, the source of this latest reveal also raises another mysterious qu...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Reddit, Lucasfilm, J J Abrams, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars Episode 9, Tatooine Jedha

Watch: Clever Sci-Fi Short 'Face Swap' About Digital Doppelgängers

"You pick your facades, yet?" This isn't so much science fiction, more science reality, because we're closer than ever to this technology actually existing. But it's still fun to see them play with this technology concept in a short film anyway. Face Swap is a fun short film made by filmmakers David Gidali & Einat Tubi, inspired by (and utilizing) the "deepfakes" AI technology from the internet. It's the same tech that Jordan Peele use to create his infamous Obama speech. A couple decides to...
Tags: Movies, Obama, Sci-fi, Short Film, George Clooney, Rachel Mcadams, Jordan Peele, To Watch, David Gidali Einat Tubi, Troy Caylak Megan Gray, Noelle Urbano

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is Offering to Open Your Eyes to Its Immersive Experience

Have you always wanted to fight killer cyborgs in a grimy futuristic city plagued by crime and economic inequity? Well here’s your chance with the Alita: Battle Angel immersive experience that is being held in Los Angeles, New York City, and Austin ahead of the Robert Rodriguez film’s release. Soon, you’ll be able to explore the futuristic Iron City, the setting of the upcoming Alita: Battle Angel feature film based on the popular anime. Creative production company iam8bit and media and ente...
Tags: New York, Movies, Sci-fi, Los Angeles, Events, Austin, Adaptation, Kansas, Anime, 20th Century Fox, Robert Rodriguez, Iron City, Alita, Alita: Battle Angel, Los Angeles New York City, Seelig Group

Official Trailer for Delayed Sci-Fi Sequel 'Iron Sky: The Coming Race'

"We both know the truth - the Moon is not going to be here for long." The fight isn't over yet… A brand new trailer has debuted for the long-awaited, delayed-for-years sci-fi sequel Iron Sky: The Coming Race, which has been in the works since 2014. We ran a teaser trailer for this way back in 2014, but they've been struggling to get it finished for the last five years. Now it's done and ready to go - The Coming Race will be released in Europe over the next few months, but still no US release...
Tags: Europe, Movies, Trailer, Sci-fi, US, To Watch, Stephanie Paul

‘Dune’ Will Reunite Dave Bautista With Denis Villeneuve [Updated]

Update: THR says Bautista “will play ‘Beast’ Rabban, the sadistic nephew of a baron who oversees Arrakis.” Our original article follows. Dave Bautista and Denis Villeneuve: together again. Villeneuve directed Bautista in Blade Runner 2049, and now the wrestler-turned-actor is hopping aboard another sci-fi epic for the French Canadian filmmaker: Dune. Bautista is the latest addition to the Dune cast, which already includes Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson. Deadline broke the news about ...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Adaptation, Ferguson, Ryan Gosling, Patrick Stewart, Rebecca Ferguson, David Lynch, Dune, Frank Herbert, Paul Atreides, Villeneuve, Denis Villeneuve, Bautista, Dave Bautista

‘Dune’ Will Reunite Dave Bautista With Denis Villeneuve

Dave Bautista and Denis Villeneuve: together again. Villeneuve directed Bautista in Blade Runner 2049, and now the wrestler-turned-actor is hopping aboard another sci-fi epic for the French Canadian filmmaker: Dune. Bautista is the latest addition to the Dune cast, which already includes Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson. Deadline broke the news about Dave Bautista joining the Dune cast. They have no specifics on which character Bautista is playing, so we’re just going to take a wild gu...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Adaptation, Ferguson, Ryan Gosling, Patrick Stewart, Rebecca Ferguson, David Lynch, Dune, Frank Herbert, Paul Atreides, Villeneuve, Denis Villeneuve, Bautista, Dave Bautista

Cool Stuff: Eric Tan’s ‘Star Wars’ Sequel Trilogy Prints Gear Up For The Skywalker Saga’s Epic Conclusion

As the Skywalker Saga is gearing up for the supposed final installment, the last couple prints in Eric Tan‘s epic franchise-spanning Star Wars series have been unveiled. Hit the jump to get the exclusive first look at the Eric Tan Star Wars sequel trilogy prints. As you probably know, I’m a huge pop culture art print collector. It all started with a visit to the Alamo Drafthouse over a decade ago, where I discovered the work of Tyler Stout sitting in a bin in the lobby outside the small Mond...
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Austin, Sequels, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Stan Lee, Steve, Cool Stuff, Mondo

Disney Won’t Debut New ‘Star Wars’ Movies Through Their Streaming Service First

Even though Disney is planning a lot of original content for debut on their forthcoming Disney+ subscription streaming service launching late in 2019, one of their biggest franchises won’t be debuting any new movies there. In a recent interview, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that even though they’re spending big bucks on new projects like The Mandalorian, the first live-action Star Wars series ever, the feature-length adventures from a galaxy far, far away are simply too big to premiere only in thei...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Netflix, Justin Theroux, Sequels, Iger, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Bob Iger, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Barrons

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