A Geek’s Reaction to the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's finally here! Lucasfilm and Disney premiered the brand new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Star Wars Celebration and have just put it online for the whole world to see. So why are you reading this instead? Go watch the trailer embedded right … [Read more...]

Here Are The New Jaegers From Pacific Rim: Uprising


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love Pacific Rim and I'm not entirely sure why. The film isn't the most sophisticated movies I've ever seen, and it borders on Michael Bay childishness. Yet, Guillermo del Toro was still able to bring the glee of watching giant robots and giant monsters fight … [Read more...]

New Images From Pacific Rim: Uprising


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim: Uprising has gone into production, and I'm still having a hard time believing it. Guillermo del Toro tried hard for years to get the sequel off the ground, which saw plenty fits and starts (and complete stops), and I can't blame him for deciding to … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim: Maelstrom Starts Production


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The sequel to Pacific Rim has had a very convoluted path leading up to production. The project has been in the works for a while, and has been on-again and off-again in Guillermo del Toro's hands for a while before Universal Pictures pulled the plug, and put the … [Read more...]

Jing Tian and Levi Meden Join Pacific Rim 2 Cast


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Chinese actress Jing Tian is going to be drift compatible with Pacific Rim 2 starring John Boyega, and has been cast in the film, along with Levi Meaden (Aftermath) as a cadet. The actress is known for roles in Chinese films such as New Police Story with Jackie … [Read more...]

Charlie Hunnam Won’t Be Back For Pacific Rim 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was a surprise when Steven S. DeKnight was announced as the new director of the upcoming Pacific Rim 2 film, and even more of a surprise when John Boyega was announced as the new star of the sequel. Despite that, we all expected the surviving stars of the … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim 2 Will Hit Theaters In 2018


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The apocalypse is being cancelled again! Or we hope so at any rate as Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures have officially set a date for Pacific Rim 2: February 23, 2018. Pacific Rim: Maelstrom has been on and off so many times, it reminds me of those … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Star Wars Auditions

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: The Force Awakens was a major box office and critical success, and fans absolutely loved it. The movie finally left theaters, and it's now on Blu-ray/DVD and streaming, and we have a special bonus audition for you for Friday's Funny Feature (via SNL). … [Read more...]

John Boyega Cast In Pacific Rim 2


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Pacific Rim sequel is one of the hardest films to kill off, even though it seems to suffer an endless parade of indefinite hiatuses and postponements. Sadly, these delays caused original director Guillermo del Toro to step down from helming the project, but it … [Read more...]

Daisy Ridley In Talks To Star As Lara Croft In Tomb Raider Reboot


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley has confirmed she in talks to play Lara Croft in the reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise. While speaking to THR at the Empire Awards in London, the Force Awakens star said there “have been conversations” about her taking over the … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode VIII Tidbits

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode VIII is just under 2 years away, but we're now starting to see bits and pieces of the upcoming film. Unlike The Force Awakens, director Rian Johnson is apparently going to be a bit more lax with allowing behind the scenes information to make it … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode VIII Announcement Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lucasfilm and Disney surprised fans by releasing a special announcement trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII, which just started production. Take a look here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQQMLE4FuIQ The first shots are from the island where Luke … [Read more...]

No One Knows How The New Star Wars Trilogy Will End

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The producers and directors, that is! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) You would think that after spending $4 billion dollars to purchase Lucasfilm for its lucrative Star Wars franchise and commissioning a new trilogy in 2012, Disney would have figured out exactly how the trilogy would … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Star Wars The Force Awakens


By James & Taylor DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As I stood in line with tickets in hand to see the glorious return of the epic Star Wars saga, I received a visit from an old friend. Anticipation. That fresh moment where the angst of whether the movie would be good or bad was at it's height. In the … [Read more...]

Spoiler-Free Movie Review – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) I went into Star Wars: The Force Awakens brimming with excitement, the noises from JJ Abrams and Lucasfilm had been clear - the problems with the prequel films were obvious and they would not be repeated. And the long awaited movie, which is the seventh episode of … [Read more...]

Movie Review – Star Wars: The Force Awakens


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The short version of this review for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is, "Stop reading this review and just go watch it," because it is just that good. JJ Abrams delivered in one film what George Lucas failed with the three prequels — namely, a worthy successor to … [Read more...]