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"DIE SPACESHIP!!!" Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: VOL. 2 Gets A Brand New Trailer And Poster
2017 has turned up a good handful of widely approving cinema in recent weeks and no less, James Gunn's Guardians Of The Galaxy: Vol. 2 shares the mantle. It's hugely deserved too, especially at this point with the first film holding up impressively at the box office and becoming the top grossing film of the summer in 2014, followed by news of the sequel's 100 rating among private viewing attendees besting Iron Man and The Avengers.
Of course, this all stands on the fact that the first film simply rocked in more ways than several, with a lively retro soundtrack as the musical bed setting the tone of a tale centered on a young boy spirited away into space and ultimately becoming the one of the universe's greatest assets in fighting the evil forces that threaten Earth and other planets. That mission continues on May 5 when Chris Pratt, Zoë Saldana, Dave Bautista, and the voices of Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel return among the usual suspects to face greater threats that eventually span into the current production of Avengers: Infinity War slated for next year.
For all that and more, we are graced with a brand new trailer hitting even more of the right notes with action, spectacle, laughs and a closer that finally addresses the curiosity of fans regarding the story, all cued to the tune of Fleetwood Mac. The trailer premiered late Tuesday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC and you can now view it below in addition to a brand new poster just beneath.
Production I.G.'s longstanding Blood saga has been a mainstay in manga and on film and TV, save for Chris Nahon's own less-than-stellar effort nearly a decade ago. Since then, the animated franchise has seen its own evolution despite bearing some controversy which forbade it in both Japan and even China despite positive reviews.
That legacy extends further to Blood-C: The Last Dark, as its 2015 live-action stageplay, Blood-C: The Last Mind from director Shutaro Oku who has since moved on to a live-action setting for the upcoming spin-off, Asura Girl: Blood-C from Production I.G. and all-female animation group, CLAMP. Fujisaki Junichi, whose shared credits with the entirety of the Blood franchise date back to the 2000 Playstation game, wrote the script which will expand on the principal villain, Fumito, from the 2011 Blood-C anime now in a prequel setting. The story takes place in prewar-period Japan under the military government. The bloody battle between the tyrannical Specia…
The past three years saw plenty of fluctuating news and updates surrounding The Expendables, The ExpendaBelles and as recently as this month, a forthcoming reboot of Hellboy. All three are housed at Millenium Films for which its founder recently sold 51% of his stake in the company for $100 million dollars, and this week, Avi Lerner sat down with THR to discuss the nature of his sale with respect to his career and the current film climate and landscape in which a company like Netflix has dominated in snatching up independent titles at the film markets, among other things.
Going forward in the interview, Lerner also revived talk of the aforementioned titles; A fourth film in the Expendables franchise had been long in the works following the intial trilogy which gave moviegoers The Expendables 3 in 2014. In March, Stallone left the franchise altogether as he did with Rambo last year, and has since moved on to other projects, including a second installment and likely third for the Escap…
Whatever likes and shares that followed online notwithstanding, some folks on the internet lost their minds when they learned an Indian action star was going to reprise the lead role in a Rambo remake. It's not a bad move seeing as how actor and martial artist Tiger Shroff (Heropanti, Baaghi) has earned himself some notable starpower in the last few years.
Alas, he'll be the one playing the title role as inspired by Ted Kotchoff's 1982 adaptation of David Morrell's 1977 novel which helped catapult a younger Sylvester Stallone into Hollywood stardom. As for whether Shroff looks the part or not, he took some time over the weekend to share a preliminary poster for the film which, for what it's worth, answers the question for folks who are curious. The Indian Rambo will follow the last surviving member of an elite covert unit of the Indian Armed Forces who returns home to discover a war waging in his own land. Forced into the dangerous jungles and frozen mountains of t…