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6:07 PM on 08.13.2014

Power Rangers movie gets release date

I've written about this movie as much as I can because I'm just so excited about the possibilities. A big budget Power Rangers movie that might not be terribly written or full of bad CG? Take all of my money now...or in 2016,...

Nick Valdez


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




11:00 AM on 08.07.2014

Two more LEGO movies may already have release dates

With The LEGO Movie being awesome and also destroying the box office WB was quick to announce a sequel and a spin-off based on their Ninjago line of LEGO. Two upcoming movies should be enough, but the want more. THR...

Matthew Razak

6:00 PM on 08.06.2014

Batman v. Superman changes release date, WB announces dates for 9 DC films

Following in their competitor Marvel's footsteps, Warner Bros initially set Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice's release to May 6th, 2016...the same day Marvel had chosen for a then undesignated film, which later turned out ...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 07.24.2014

Amazing Spider-Man 3 pushed to 2018, Sinister Six dated

After The Amazing Spider-Man 2's dubious quality (although I was a fan!) and tepid box office performance, it seems Sony's taking a step back with this franchise. In a classic case of "counting chickens before they hatch," So...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 07.21.2014

Here are Marvel's release dates through May 2019

With Guardians of the Galaxy only two weeks away, the Marvel hype train never ceases to amaze me. I've talked about my distaste for Marvel's marketing strategy before (where we know when and what we're getting so there's no r...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 07.08.2014

Annabelle from The Conjuring gets spin-off release date

If you remember The Conjuring, which you may not since it was kind of forgettable, then you probably remember the creepy ass doll Annabelle. As with all dolls who look old it was pretty damn scary and evidently caught on enou...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 06.19.2014

Paramount announces 2016 release slate, includes Transformers 5 and Star Trek 3

While we've been looking to 2015's already bloated film schedule (thanks to loads and loads of comic book properties and sequels), and 2014 is only half way through, Paramount Pictures wants to remind everyone that 2016 is a ...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 06.17.2014

Harrison Ford's injury shouldn't delay Star Wars: Episode VII

As we all know geriatric Han Solo is not as lithe as young Han Solo and so when that damn Millennium Falcon door fell Harrison Ford got injured, reportedly breaking his ankle and having some hip issues. Now that it's been a f...

Matthew Razak



Rumor: Warner Bros. to release 7 DC movies from 2016-2018 photo
Rumor: Warner Bros. to release 7 DC movies from 2016-2018
by Alec Kubas-Meyer

Marvel has been having amazing success with its cinematic universe, and they show no signs of slowing down. But their two-films-per-year schedule is pretty solid, and any more superhero movies would really have the potential to cause the general public to lose interest (there is absolutely too much of a good thing). But if a new report from journalist Nikke Finke is correct, my hypothesis will be tested in 2016, because Warner Bros. will be releasing at least seven movies in just about two years. The current lineup is as follows:

  • May 2016: Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • July 2016: Shazam (Captain Marvel)
  • Christmas 2016: The Sandman
  • May 2017: Justice League
  • July 2017: Wonder Woman
  • Christmas 2017: Flash and Green Lantern
  • May 2018: Man of Steel 2

Three movies per year for 2016 and 2017 and at least one in 2018? Wow... And that's on top of the two we'll be getting from Marvel each year, and doesn't count the inevitable adaptations from other publishers that seem to come out every year or two. But despite my apprehension, I'm fascinated by that last entry: Thus far, everyone has assumed that Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (ugh) was replacing Man of Steel 2, but this doesn't seem to be the case. It will be interesting to see how that plays out.

Either way, are you excited about the incoming glut of DC movies, or do you think they would be better served by spacing their lineup out?

[Nikki Finke, via The Verge]

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9:00 AM on 06.04.2014

Jupiter Ascending gets bumped to February 2015

This has got to hurt the ol' Wachowski siblings egos. Their big budget, science fiction film crammed full of stars like Channing Tatume and Mila Kunis has been abruptly moved from opening this July to February 2015. That's qu...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 04.16.2014

Magic Mike XXL releasing in July, 2015

We've known that the sequel to Magic Mike was coming for a while now and a few weeks back we learned it would be called Magic Mike XXL. After all why not let all those actors strip off their clothes again for our vi...

Matthew Razak





1:00 PM on 02.26.2014

'Inherent Vice' gets December 2014 release date

Thomas Pynchon's detective novel Inherent Vice is getting a silver screen adaptation by none other than Academy Award-nominated and crazy talented writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights/There Will Be Blood). Inhe...

Isabelle Magliari

6:00 PM on 01.31.2014

Universal sets release dates for Pitch Perfect 2, others

Hot off the heels of announcing Elizabeth Banks as the director for the upcoming Pitch Perfect sequel, Universal has announced a slew of release dates over the next two years. Here in attendance is Guillermo Del Toro's Crimso...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 01.27.2014

Sabotage gets bumped to a March 28 release date

I'm not quite sure what to think about Sabotage. It's got Arnold as a cop with big guns so I lean towards dumb action flick, but then you realize that the director of one of the best cop movies of the decade, End of Watch, is...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 01.27.2014

Marvel's Ant-Man gets a new release date...again

While Edgar Wright's Ant-Man's most recent casting announcements (starring both Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd as Ant-Man...maybe) is confusing as all get out for someone like me who isn't hip with the comics (all I know is he...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 01.20.2014

Batman vs. Superman delayed until 2016

It looks like 2015 is going to get a bit more breathing room. Instead of releasing next year to many fans' distress since the film still doesn't have an official title and seemingly adds more and more Super Friends everyday, ...

Nick Valdez

6:00 PM on 12.23.2013

Ice Age 5 gets a release date...also exists

Although the Ice Age franchise has been on a steady decline critically, it's been doing increasingly well commercially. The toys don't sell, but Fox's Ice Age is a franchise both children and their families consistently enjoy...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 12.23.2013

The Raid 2: Berandal gets a March 28 release date

I'm pretty sure everyone ever is anticipating The Raid 2: Berandal like none other. After the first trailer hit it was pretty much catapulted up to most want to see movie ever. Those going to Sundance will have a chance ...

Matthew Razak

8:00 AM on 12.23.2013

Fast & Furious 7 gets a new release date

After Paul Walker's death threw Universal and the Fast & Furious production team into disarray, everything has been in the air as to how the film was going to move forward. First the seventhquel was temporarily placed on ...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 12.12.2013

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes gets posters, release date

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to the reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes, hopes to capitalize on the potential Rise left behind. Showing off one last battle between the humans who survived the virus in the last...

Nick Valdez



Apocalypse showing up in 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse? photo
Apocalypse showing up in 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse?
by Matthew Razak

UPDATE: According to Twitter, Fox's next X-Men movie is titled X-Men: Apocalypse and is releasing May 27, 2016. No other details have been released at the moment. Original story below.

Are somewhat obscure Tweets a valid news source? It seems like we're getting bigger and bigger stories that way as directors and actors Tweet whatever they want without any care to the fanboy pandemoneum it may cause. Case in point, Zack Snyder's recent Tweet that read: "#Xmen #Apocalypse 2016!"

I mean, this one isn't too hard to figure out, cut come on! That's just mean. Snyder is most likely telling us that the next X-Men film will release in 2016 and that Apocalypse will be in it. It's weird, though, that two big announcements (three if you count Snyder possibly confirming himself as director) like this landed in a simple Tweet. Villains are usually especially hidden until closer to the film's completion to help drive up speculation and interest. Wonder if the Fox people are scrambling like mad.

Then again, maybe Snyder is just Tweeting his dream for the next film.

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12:00 PM on 11.27.2013

Anchorman 2 opening two days earlier

Just can't wait to once again see Ron Burgundy's glorious mustached on the big screen? Neither can we, which makes Paramount's announcement that they've bumped the release of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues up two days...

Matthew Razak