“I’m not even sure if I’m allowed to say I had a good time making it,” Gosling told Yahoo Movies Monday night at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, a line he repeated an hour or so later as Sony Pictures unveiled a new trailer for the film at its opening night showcase. While Gosling wouldn’t say anything about his new blade runner Officer K, who eventually links up with Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) 30 years after the events of the original, he will marvel at the scope and detail of what is arguably the biggest movie spectacle the Drive and La La Land star has yet made.
What is it about the hit science-fiction thriller Arrival that makes it seem more plausible than most Hollywood alien movies? The answer may be, simply, science. For a new episode of his web series Science vs. Cinema, astrophysics professor and self-described film geek Andy Howell takes an in-depth look at how realistic the science of Arrival actually is.
In next week’s Arrival, aliens mysteriously appear across the globe, and it’s up to Amy Adams as linguist and Jeremy Renner as mathematician to figure out a way to communicate with the visitors and learn their intentions before less patient forces get the OK to shoot first and ask questions later. It’s a steep challenge, given that the creatures featured in Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi drama neither speak nor understand any human tongue. ...
Announced during Star Wars Celebration Europe, the upcoming Darth Vader VR movie is being produced by ILMxLabs – much like the recently unveiled (and completely awesome) ‘Trials on Tatooine’ experience. “You are the visitor in this story that is happening in and around you, and to a certain extent you might even have some effect on,” said David S. Goyer. After experiencing ‘Trials on Tatooine’ for myself, I’m very excited by the prospect of a Darth Vader VR experience.
‘Pacific Rim 2’ has found its leading man – none other than John Boyega. According to Deadline, the 24-year-old British actor has joined the upcoming ‘Pacific Rim’ sequel… and will be leading the charge on those pesky Kaiju. There’s even some idea of who John Boyega will be playing.
It’s official – we’ve finally got our first look at ‘Valerian’. ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ is the upcoming sci-fi epic from writer/director Luc Besson… which sees Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne suit up as time-travellers who might just be the universe’s last hope. Posted to Instagram by director Luc Besson, this new image shines a light on the film’s two protagonists – Valerian and Laureline.
It looks as though ‘Star Wars 7’ director J.J. Abrams is rather fond of that shiny, chrome Stormtrooper armour, as he reveals his favourite character. During an interview with Collider, the 49-year-old filmmaker revealed that his favourite character in the upcoming movie is none other than Captain Phasma. “I can only say that Gwendoline Christie is my favourite,” he said. “She just killed it.” - Han Solo Gets A Star Wars Spin-Off - 7 Actors Who Hated Being In Star Wars - San Diego Comic Con Bans Selfie Sticks Played by ‘Game of Thrones’ actress Gwendoline Christie, the menacing Captain Phasma will reportedly be hunting a particular First Order deserter – that’s right, she’s tracking John Boyega’s Finn.
It’s official – we’ve finally got our first look at ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’… along with a full reveal of its star-studded cast. Announced today at Lucasfilm’s D23 Expo, ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ has begun principal photography… and that’s not all – the first ‘Star Wars’ spin-off has been given a bit of a makeover – renamed as ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’. - Han Solo Gets A Star Wars Spin-Off - 7 Actors Who Hated Being In Star Wars - San Diego Comic Con Bans Selfie Sticks Of course, there was also the small matter of the film’s cast – most of which has been rumoured over the past few months. But it’s now confirmed that Felicity Jones will be joined on-screen by Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen and Riz Ahmed. And it looks as though Alan Tudyk will be joining them in a motion-capture role.
It looks as though Benicio Del Toro may be playing the ‘Star Wars 8’ villain after all… as the actor himself confirms that he’s in talks for the role. During an interview with ETOnline, the 48-year-old actor revealed that the rumours are true – he has been in talks to star in the upcoming ‘Star Wars’ sequel. “I can’t tell you much about it but I think that it might happen,” he said. “It looks like it’s gonna happen so I’m very excited.