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Friday, March 27, 2015

"The Walking Dead" Spin-off title is announced




For some time it has been announced that AMC will air a spin-off series for The Walking Dead and now thanks to creator Robert Kirkman we have a confirmed title. Kirkman announced on Twitter that the show will be called Fear the Walking Dead and it is set for a summer debut. Kirkman tweet reads as follows:

"IT'S OFFICIAL! The walking dead companion show on AMC is called FEAR THE WALKING DEAD! Expect more news very soon! #FearTheWalkingDead "


The series will consist of a first season of six episodes and a second season already scheduled for 2016. Little details are known at this time about the show other than it will take place in Los Angeles and stars Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane, and Alycia Debnam.

Will you watch the new show?

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger´s "Maggie" Trailer

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger´s latest movie, "Maggie", is about a zombie infection but unlike the typical action film he would have starred in three decades ago, this one looks quite refreshing in the fact that it looks slow-paced and dramatic.

Schwarzenegger plays the character of a worried and caring father looking out for his daughter Maggie (Abigail Breslin) who has contracted a zombie infection and is in urgent need of quarantine.

Check out the trailer above! Thoughts?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction




There is only one direction for Zayn Malik and it is not anywhere near his bandmates anymore. Malik announced today that he is leaving the boyband through the group´s official Facebook page via a statement which reads:

"My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined. But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. I'd like to apologize to the fans if I've let anyone down, but I have to do what feels right in my heart. I am leaving because I want to be a normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight. I know I have four friends for life in Louis, Liam, Harry and Niall. I know they will continue to be the best band in the world."

The four remaining singers also released a statement regarding Malik´s departure: 
  
"We're really sad to see Zayn go, but we totally 
respect his decision and send him all our love for the future. The past five years have been beyond amazing, we've gone through so much together, so we will always be friends. The four of us will now continue," the four singers said in a statement. "We're looking forward to recording the new album and seeing all the fans on the next stage of the world tour."

The departure comes days after Malik cancelled performances with the band in Manila and Jakarta, and a controversy surrounding a possible infidelity to his fiancée Perrie Edwards.

Are you sad to see Malik go? Is this the beginning of the end for One Direction or will the boy band be able to keep up the success without him?

Fox announces The X-Files return




After many months of rumours and hinting a comeback, Fox announced that The X-Files is making a return to the small screen as a limited series.

Chris Carter, the creator of the show, and both stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are all on board. Carter expressed his enthusiasm: “I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,” Carter said. “The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories.”



 Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs of Fox Television Group, also stated their excitement for the new chapter of the show:
 

“We had the privilege of working with Chris on all nine seasons of The X-Files – one of the most rewarding creative experiences of our careers – and we couldn’t be more excited to explore that incredible world with him again. The X-Files was not only a seminal show for both the studio and the network, it was a worldwide phenomenon that shaped pop culture – yet remained a true gem for the legions of fans who embraced it from the beginning. Few shows on television have drawn such dedicated fans as The X-Files, and we’re ecstatic to give them the next thrilling chapter of Mulder and Scully they’ve been waiting for.”
  
 Actor David Duchovny posted a message on Twitter confirming the news with the message ""It´s been 13 years. Hope my suits still fits". Anderson also posted a tweet that reads "Mulder it´s me. Are you ready?".

The show is expected to begin production in the summer although no more details or a premiere date have been revealed at the moment.

Fans all over the world are ecstatic and can´t wait to watch the new episodes. Are you excited for the return of this iconic show? Sound off in the comments! 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

"Game of Thrones" TV series will spoil future novels




It was bound to happen sooner or later. Just recently Game of Thrones showrunner David Benioff told THR that eventually there will come a day in the not so distant future where the TV series will catch up to the books and end up spoiling stories that have not been published yet in the novels.

“We’ve been talking about this with [author] George [R.R. Martin] for a long time, ever since we saw this could happen, and we know where things are heading,” David stated. “And so we’ll eventually, basically, meet up at pretty much the same place where George is going; there might be a few deviations along the route, but we’re heading toward the same destination.”

Benioff explained: “I kind of wish that there were some things we didn’t have to spoil, but we’re kind of stuck between a rock and a hard place. The show must go on…and that’s what we’re going to do.” 

What do you guys think? Should the TV show spoil the novels or take on a different approach? Sound off in the comments!

Monday, March 23, 2015

First Watch: Bloodstream - Ed Sheeran

 


Artist Ed Sheeran has unveiled the new music video for his brand new single "Bloodstream" taken from his multiplatinum album "X". The song which is actually a remixed version by Rudimental is the fourth single released from the succesful sophomore album of the british singer.

The music video was directed by Emil Nava and stars Hollywood actor Ray Liotta as a washed up rock star.

Check it out above! Thoughts?

Neil Blomkamp shares new info on upcoming "Alien" sequel




Director Neil Blomkamp (District 9) has recently sat down on Empire´s podcast and shared a bit of info on the upcoming and announced Alien sequel which he is helming.

Blomkamp who is very enthusiastic about his new project talked about the way the film was conceived:

"2014 was a really weird year for me because I usually know quite decisively what I want to do, and in the process of post-production on Chappie, I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to do. I had a bunch of different ideas for different films. My favourite, on a gut instinct, artistic level, was Alien, by a long way."

The Elysium director continued explaining how it all came about:


"If you go back even three or four years, I’ve wanted to make a film in that genre, in that franchise. I’d come up with an idea, and when I met Sigourney (Weaver) on the set of Chappie, I presumed that she would never want to play Ripley again. Rightly or wrongly, I had that in my head. I also didn’t know where you could go with her, given Alien 3 and 4." he said. 

"So when I started speaking to her, I just wanted to know more about the process of making the first two films. The first two are the ones that I care about. Then I started to realise there was a whole film – at least a film, if not more – that still contained Ripley, which I was really surprised by."

Blomkamp apparently has a title already decided but would not reveal it as he wants to keep the premise of the movie under wraps for now. However, he did explain how much time he has already invested in the forthcoming sequel:


"So when I went back to Vancouver for 2014 unclear of what I wanted to make, I knew that my artistic compass kept driving me to Alien. Whenever I wasn’t needed on Chappie, I spent time on Alien, to the point where I hired my own concept artist and fleshed the entire movie out, basically. Even then, I still didn’t know if I wanted to do it."

 The Chappie director also revealed he did change one aspect of the script which could collide with Prometheus 2 following conversations with fellow director Ridley Scott and producer of the fifth intallment of the franchise.

Are you looking forward to this brand new Alien sequel?

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sarah Michelle Gellar rap battles as Cinderella



"Buffy" star Sarah Michelle Gellar reclaims her throne on the new comedy clip for the Princess Rap Battle by playing a gangsta version of Cinderella. Gellar stars alongside comedian Whitney Avalon who plays Belle as part of her successful Youtube series.

Avalon told PEOPLE: "Sarah had posted the first rap battle on Twitter, so we knew that she had seen it and that she was a fan. So we thought, 'How incredible would it be to put her in this gorgeous gown and have her be Cinderella?' Fortunately, she felt the same way."

With Gellar´s involvement, the series will surely rise to higher levels of popularity. Check out the hilarious clip below! Thoughts?