A Good Day to Die Hard, the one millionth sequel to the Die Hard franchise, is scheduled to arrive in stores on February 14th. For those looking for a romantic movie to take your date to, this probably isn’t it. Or maybe it is… take the jump for a look at the new trailer.
Yesterday, director Bryan Singer officially announced some of the cast that were returning to the X-Men: First Class sequel.
With The Wolverine a mere eight months away, it’s time to start the hype engine, and Marvel and 20th Century Fox are getting me interested early with this Japanese inspired teaser poster.
What will 20th Century Fox do with the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises? With both in a bit of a twirl at the moment, the studio has teamed with Mark Millar who will advise the company on future Marvel Comics property films.
In order for 20th Century Fox to keep the Daredevil franchise, the studio needs to be in production by October 10, 2012. Joe Carnahan had a gritty take on the character set in the ’70s, but the studio turned the idea down.
Now on the internet are two sizzle reels that were used to give the studios a feel for what he was aiming for.
A couple of weeks ago, we told you that 20th Century Fox was running the risk of losing the Daredevil property due to the director ditching the movie at the last minute. There’s a new twist in the tale, that may have Marvel giving Daredevil a pass in order to get bigger characters.
In 1979, prototypes for 3 ¾” action figures for the ALIEN film were developed but never manufactured. Through our network of industry and collector contacts, Super7 has unearthed the original 33-year-old prototypes and will utilize these to help make these “lost toys” a reality.
There is an interesting story over at Deadline regarding the current state of Daredevil as a movie property and movie licensing. According to Mike Fleming, 20th Century Fox has just lost David Slade as the director of the movie reboot. While it isn’t surprising that a movie loses its director, it is interesting that by losing the Slade, the studio may have put their claim on Daredevil in jeopardy.
Good news for Chronicle and Fantastic Four fans. Deadline is reporting that Josh Trank has officially been brought on board as the director for the Fantastic Four reboot. More than likely this film will have no ties to the first two movies, and 20th Century Fox expects that Trank will direct the film as his next project, even though the director has been attached to a number of projects.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that I, ROBOT is getting the Blu-ray treatment, and those at the San Diego Comic-Con are able to get a special edition set, if they order at the show.
Archie Comics, the leading children’s comic book publisher in the world and home to some of the most recognizable pop culture characters, including Archie, Betty and Veronica, Jughead, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Josie and the Pussycats, announced plans with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products for ARCHIE MEETS GLEE, a four-part comic book storyline that brings the cast of the hit FOX television series face to face with Archie and the gang. The story is expected to kick off in 2013.
Fans seem to be split on the merits of X-Men: First Class, but recent news may indicate that development on the sequel may be going in a very Claremont/Byrne-oriented direction…