World War Z 2 Still Without Director Despite Talks With David Fincher

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After losing its director early last year, World War Z 2 is still hanging in limbo despite originally having a June 2017 release date. Last August, it was reported that Brad Pitt, who is producing the sequel under his Plan B Entertainment banner, had approached … [Read more...]

Alien: Covenant Images Leak

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I don't know why I so looking forward to Alien: Covenant after the misfire that was Prometheus. Perhaps it's that I'm getting a definite vibe that this film will finally get the Alien franchise back on track after Alien 3 derailed it back in 1992, along with Alien: … [Read more...]

Bryan Singer To Shoot 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea In Fall

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Bryan Singer is currently hard at work on completing the third film for the X-Men prequel trilogy, Apocalypse. For those of you counting, that will be his fourth X-Men film, the sixth film in the series, and the tenth film in the extended universe (after Deadpool … [Read more...]

Neill Blomkamp Releases More Alien 5 Concept Art

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Neill Blomkamp has released new concept art for his highly intriguing Alien 5 project. The Chappie director is a self-confessed Alien fanatic – even admitting to having xenomorph shaped coffee mugs at his family home. When the District 9 helmer started releasing … [Read more...]

New Trailer: Steve Jobs Biopic Starring Michael Fassbender

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following a tumultuous pre-production, the official trailer for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic starring Michael Fassbender is finally here. And the trailer shows a movie, written by Social Network writer Aaron Sorkin, which isn't going to pull any punches in its … [Read more...]

Darling SXSW Film ‘Life in Color’ Financed With Crowdfunding, Nanny Job

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most talked about indie films at South By Southwest 2015 (SXSW) is Katharine Emmer's Life in Color. The actor / writer / director / producer / editor based the film on her own life, as she having a hard time finding acting work, and so started working as … [Read more...]

Netflix Shoots Season 3 of House of Cards in 6K

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Although Netflix is streaming season 3 of House of Cards in 4K, they have plenty of wiggle room in the future, since they've shot the entire arc with the RED Dragon in 6K. Also consider that producer David Fincher used the same cameras to shoot last year's hit … [Read more...]

Warcraft’s Duncan Jones Defends Use Of CGI

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Warcraft director Duncan Jones has defended the use of CGI in modern blockbusters, describing the effects as a tool like any other. The lengthy 20-month post-production phase of the Moon filmmaker's World of Warcraft live-action movie, has led to criticism that the … [Read more...]

Steve Jobs Biopic: Image and October Release Date

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) We thought it would never happen, but after losing a director, a studio and a whole host of actors, the Aaron Sorkin-scripted Steve Jobs biopic is in production. Not only have The Daily Mail posted pictures of Jobs actor Michael Fassbender talking with director … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The New House Of Cards Trailer

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The new House of Cards trailer for season 3 By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have a healthy diet of mostly genre-based television. I love well-developed world building more than anything (which is why the Marvel Studios' films are usually my favorite releases), but there are always outliers … [Read more...]

Perla Haney-Jardine Joins Steve Jobs Biopic As Lisa Jobs

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'd like to pause for a second, and ponder how a movie about Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher easily got off the ground, and yet a competing movie written by Aaron Sorkin, and soon to be directed by Danny Boyle, has such trouble? Casting the titular role has … [Read more...]

Neill Blomkamp Releases Concept Art For Alien Sequel That Never Was

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Elysium and District 9 director Neill Blomkamp dropped a ton of concept art for an Aliens sequel on Instagram and Twitter. Everything after James Cameron's sequel to the original Ridley Scott film has been disappointing, and I'm including the pseudo-prequel … [Read more...]

Natalie Portman Turns Down Steve Jobs Biopic

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Natalie Portman has reportedly walked away from the troubled biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Variety has revealed that the Oscar winning actress has declined the opportunity to star in the Danny Boyle-directed drama about Steve Jobs, which has been scripted by … [Read more...]

House Of Cards Season 3 Release Date Set, New Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I've had to face a hard truth in recent years, I don't like as much television and films as I used to anymore. It's really hard for me to find something to really geek out over but when something I love comes my way I hold onto it for dear life like a drowning … [Read more...]

Forget 4K, Quantel Is Working In 8K 60p

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the RED EPIC DRAGON and the ARRI ALEXA 65, filmmakers can now live in the world beyond 4K, while viewers are barely in that world themselves. It's crazy. Especially since companies like NHK are now developing 8K cameras and even broadcasting in limited markets of … [Read more...]

Universal Picks Up Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Biopic, Michael Fassbender Set To Star

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Well, that was fast. Only a few days after Sony Pictures dropped the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic, another studio has rode in to pick the project up. It has been confirmed what was rumored when Sony put the project in turnaround: Universal was eyeing the … [Read more...]