04 juin 2015

Neuromancer: abandoned concept arts of the Vincenzo Natali version

In the link below you can see pictures shared by Vincenzo Natali about four abandoned projects he worked on: first the adaptation of Neuromancer, with a representation of the breaking program used in the Matrix by Case, a vision of Night City, 4 pages from the script, Maelcum, one of the pilots that lead the heroes towards their goal in orbit, The Sense-Net Pyramid, infiltrated by Molly in the novel, and another landscape shot I can't identify, perhaps when Wintermute attempts to trap Case in the Matrix towards the end! The... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2015

Neuromancer: good news, bad news!

The good news is that financing is at least in place! The article linked below reports that the Chinese company C2M Media Group allied with the British GFM Films. The bad news is that the project starts again from scratch. Vincenzo Natali left the project. We knew for a while that he was no longer attached to direct, but it seems that his screenplay won't be used either. The names of Mark Whalberg and Liam Neeson had been evoked at the time. At one point there were talks for having the Corean director Park... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2015

Supergirl on CBS : super-first look!

As far as I'm concerned, Superman in live-action has been a catastrophy for years now. Between a Superman Returns that transforms its main character into a moping peeping-tom who stalks his former girlfriend, to a Smallville that doesn't want to assume the character, and a Man of Steel which just gives the urge to hang oneself before the adventures of this guy that voluntarily let his adoptive father die like a dog, the least which can be said is that the character was not at all served well in recent times. The... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2015

Article from 2015 May the 8th: 5 movies that really deserve a sequel

It's been now more than three years since the release of John Carter, and we still have from time to time articles which speak of this movie as one which deserves a sequel: case in point today, 2015 May the 8th: "The next movie that deserves a sequel is "John Carter" which was about this earthling who was able to go to Mars and became a hero. However, it was one of the biggest flops in the Hollywood industry as an estimated amount of $250 million went into the production but the movie only garnered $280 million when it was... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2015

Another reaction from the Burbank screening for Tarzan (2016)... not that positive!

A second attendee, from last night's Burbank screening, gave his thoughts about David Yates' Tarzan. He was unfortunately less positive than the first viewer from Chicago. He thought the first scene was great, but Alexander Skarsgard didn't appeal to him as Tarzan. He thought Margot Robbie and Christoph Waltz were great though. Stay tuned! https://www.facebook.com/tarzantheuntamed?fref=ts
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19 avril 2015

First reaction to David Yates' Tarzan screening, and it's positive!

Source: Tarzan the Untamed Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tarzantheuntamed?ref=ts&fref=ts A first reaction to the Tarzan the Untamed screening, from a woman ("A" on Twitter) who attended it... in part, since apparently power went out in the theater during it, and the audience didn't see all of the movie. Obviously, there are no details yet, but it's quite positive nonetheless, she liked the movie and Alexander Skarsgard. No special effects seemed to be done yet (which A found refreshing!). It could indicate a... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2015

Test screenings for Tarzan (2016)

While we are at more than one year of the planned release of David Yates' Tarzan in July of 2016, Warner Bros already organized at least two test screenings, this Saturday the 18th at Chicago, and the 20th of April at Burbank. Let's hope for amazingly positive feedback! EDIT: First reaction there, and positive! http://normantrayeng.canalblog.com/archives/2015/04/19/31914436.html  (source: Facebook page Tarzan the Untamed) https://www.facebook.com/tarzantheuntamed?fref=ts
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14 avril 2015

1.5 million viewers for John Carter in France yerterday!

The host of a radio show about medias talked this morning about a "surprise" regarding the French channel W9: John Carter gathered 1.5 million viewers (a 6% share) yesterday, while Pirates of the Carribean 3 had 1.2 million viewers on TMC. John Carter only has 400 000 less viewers than a channel that is considered a big one, France 3! An excellent score thus, for one of the little tv channels. We can only dream about what could have been the score on a more important one, but it's still a... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

John Carter on French channel W9 tonight!

Here is today the first French nationwide airing on a non-paying TV channel, named W9, of John Carter, tonight on Monday, 2015 the 13th at 8h50pm! Let's hope for good ratings, even if unfortunately it's on one of the minor channels. The other movies aired tonight are Elektra on the D8 channel (one of the worst superhero movies ever!) and Pirates of the Carribean 3 on TMC. So good luck to John Carter this evening! We'll see if that airing will provoke new searches about the eventual sequels on... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2015

A John Carter roleplaying game for Christmas? (+a Tarzan & Jane animated show)

Jim Sullos, president of ERB inc, announced at Wondercon in Anaheim that a British company will release a John Carter roleplaying game for Christmas of 2015! No precision yet about the said company, but I only see Cubicle 7 which is currently releasing games about licensed properties, like Doctor Who and The One Ring (based on The Lord of the Rings). Mongoose Publishing is also an English company, but they don't seem to buy licences as of late (the last to date being  Judge Dredd but which at the time... [Lire la suite]
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