Quarterly Gossip, Rumors & Dates for Upcoming Movies
— by Night Flier
Movies Coming Soon
Upcoming movies and why you might want to see them.
No Hammer, no friends — Thor finds himself imprisoned on the other side of the universe while Hel destroys Asgard. Why: Thor/Hulk fight and Loki and Hulk meet again!
Agatha Christie classic, thirteen strangers stranded on a train and a murder. Why: A great story, hopefully a great adaptation.
Batman pulls together a group of special people to save the planet from an enemy from the stars. Why: Must be better than BvS right?
A lonely cleaning lady discovers a secret in the government lab where she works. Why: Guillermo del Toro always creates a unique twist to his films.
We get to find out if Luke can speak! Why: You can see this one with a big group!
High-school kids discover an old video game that pulls them into another world. Why: Has a good cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan.
A musical story of P.T. Barnum. Why: Ever wanted to know if Wolverine can sing? [Ed. note – if you’re wondering, then you didn’t see Les Miserables…]
Gossip, Rumors and Other Guesses
In the stream:
Netflix: The Punisher premieres 11/17/17
Amazon: What could be better than a book co-written by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, right? What if Amazon was making a filmed adaption with David Tennant and Jon Hamm in important roles? Even better! Keep an eye out for Good Omens!
Hulu: Stephen King’s Castle Rock has moved its way to video, expect to see this series in 2018.
Reel Comic Books:
DC has confirmed a Joker origins movie is in the works, but strangely it will be separate from the DC Extended Universe film continuity — and expect other stories outside of the universe continuity. It’s a big gamble; it allows for unique stories not tied down by the previous movies, but will in confuse moviegoers?
The Avengers 4 casting call teases a funeral scene. Who do you think they will kill off? My money is on Tony Stark with a possible addition of Steve Rogers.
Remakes & Sequels:
The Scarlett Johansson 2014 flick Lucy has a sequel in the works and the script is ready to go. If you don’t remember this one, don’t feel bad, it came out a week before Guardians of the Galaxy.
Men in Black has a spinoff set for a summer 2019 release. The spinoff will be set in the same world but focus on new characters.
The Avatar series (the movie with blue aliens not the air bender) is filming parts 2 and 3 simultaneously as we speak. It is reported that Avatar 4 and 5 will be filmed simultaneously after that. But don’t plan on seeing the first one in a theater until 2020.
Now that M. Night Shyamalan has a hit again with Split, he is going back to work on some older projects. The sequel to Unbreakable is in production. Bruce Willis and Samuel L Jackson will be reprising their roles.
Night Flier’s Pick
Overall, Marvel has a good track record when it comes to movies. The low spot has been the stand-alone Thor movies. Can Thor: Ragnarok change this? If you don’t mind minor spoilers check out these clips. With that and the trailer (we know trailers never lie) this one looks to change the trend for Thor movies and so is my pick.
More when I have it!