Behind-the-Scenes Pics from Dredd

by Nix - on Jun 15th 2012

Karl Urban on the set of Dredd (2012) Movie ImageCheck out three new looks at Karl Urban and Olivia Thirlby on the set of Pete Travis’ “Dredd”. The 2000 AD-produced film is hoping to cleanse the taste of the Sylvester Stallone version from your mouth, but will it, or will it just add to the dreadful cinematic history of Dredd? (See what I did there?)

Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium Has a Solution for our Mexican Immigration Problem

by Nix - on Jun 15th 2012

Elysium (2013) Movie PosterHere’s an official synopsis for Neill Blomkamp’s latest, “Elysium”. We already knew the film was a big-budget sci-fi movie, and of course, ever since “District 9″, everyone was expecting some kind of political allegory with the film. Well, it sounds like Blomkamp hasn’t disappointed. Check out the official synopsis for “Elysium” below.

Joe Cornish Attacking the Adaptation of Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash

by Nix - on Jun 14th 2012

Joe Cornish“Attack the Block’s” Joe Cornish has found his next gig — the writer/director will adapt the Neal Stephenson cyberpunk novel “Snow Crash” for the fine folks at Paramount. The studio has always had an interest in the book, and was developing it as far back as 1992. It’s taken this long to get a director attached. But hey, better late than never, right?

Two New Pics from Andrew Niccol’s The Host

by Nix - on Jun 14th 2012

Jake Abel in The Host (2013) Movie ImageYes, I’m approaching this movie entirely as an “Andrew Niccol movie” and not as an “Stephenie Meyer movie”, even though the movie is based on her book “The Host”. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Anyways, two new pics from the movie, including your first looks at Jake Abel from the film. Take a gander, gander takers.

This Poster Has Been Branded

by Nix - on Jun 14th 2012

Branded (2012) Movie PosterSee. Because it’s a poster for the new sci-fi movie “Branded”, which is about how aliens are branding us for, I guess, consumption or something. And this poster has a bunch of QR codes that you can scan with your smartphone or some such and get secrets or some such.

J.J. Abrams Plots the End of the World in God Particle

by Nix - on Jun 13th 2012

J.J. AbramsMan and science. It never results in anything good. Well, in the movies, anyway. In real life, man and science gives us cures for diseases and probably more importantly, iPhones. In the movies, though, they end up creating giant, rampaging monsters, results in alien invasions, or in the case of J.J. Abrams’ new movie “God Particle”, the end of the world as we know it.

Omni Consumer Products has Found its New CEO in Hugh Laurie

by Nix - on Jun 13th 2012

Hugh Laurie in HOUSE TV SeriesLooks like Doctor House is about to make a badass house call to Jose Padilha’s “Robocop” remake. The long-time “House” star is currently in negotiations to join the cast of the MGM remake, and should he sign on, would play the head of Omni Consumer Products, the biggest of the big corporations in the movie’s world. Besides creating Robocop, OCP is also responsible for a lot of the troubles that befalls our half-human, half-cyborg law enforcer.

Your First Official Look at Doctor Who and his New Companion Jenna-Louise Coleman

by Nix - on Jun 11th 2012

Doctor Who LogoYou’ve probably seen Jenna-Louise Coleman, Doctor Who’s new fetching companion, in set photos from the show already, but in case you haven’t, here’s your first official look at Coleman along with Doctor Who himself, posing for a shot.

First Trailer for Alphas Season 2

by Nix - on Jun 11th 2012

Malik Yoba and Warren Christie in ALPHASThe gang’s all back! If you didn’t know the Syfy Channel has a new show called “Alphas” on the air and that it’s one of the better superhero shows to come around in a long while (moderate budget and less-than-slick visuals notwithstanding — hey, it is working with a cable budget, after all), you best recognize. (It would help if Syfy promoted it more, like with reruns and such, but whatever.) “Alphas” is coming back for it second season next month, but until then, check out your first look at the trailer for Season 2.

Abbie Cornish Added to the Robocop Reboot

by Nix - on Jun 8th 2012

Abbie Cornish in Sucker Punch (2011) Movie ImageThe casting for Jose Padilha’s “Robocop” reboot is moving pretty full steam lately. After casting Gary Oldman as Robo’s creator, then Samuel L. Jackson as a media mogul, the casting now turns to Alex Murphy’s wife. Word has the gorgeous Abbie Cornish (of “Sucker Punch” fame) being offered the role.