The world of movies seem to be riddle with stories today. From Comic-Con getting underway to Star Wars Episode VII getting more rumors, to even the latest drama there does not seem to be enough time to cover everything. So to make sure you do not miss any major movie news, here is a list of stories that, while thy might be brief, gives you everything you need to know about the cinematic coverage of the day. So in the first edition of SCN, here are ten stories that hit the world of entertainment on Monday July 21, 2014.
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Jurassic World Featured in Exclusic Comic-Con Poster
The annual San Diego Comic-Con will be in full gear later this week, and of course the upcoming Jurassic World will be present at this year's event. The fourth installment to the franchise seems to heading back to its roots as Colin Treverrow helms the upcoming film. To show that Jurassic World is going back to basics, the film is being show cased with a Comic-Con exclusive poster. It shows off elements that fans will fine very familiar; such as the destroyed jeep and the ever vicious raptor. Needless to say, this poster is certainly one way to make a statement at Comic-Con.
Godzilla stomps onto Blu-Ray/ DVD this September
Fans of Godzilla can rejoice as the new film that hit earlier this summer has received its blu-ray/dvd release date. It turns out that the Gareth Edward's film will be hitting shelves on September 16th. The blu-ray will feature a variety of special features, such as behind the scenes on the film and special videos dealing with the cover-up of Godzilla. It is not much, but Godzilla fans should be please and will likely be the first line to grab their copies of this monstrous reboot.
Benedict Cumberbatch cracks codes in first trailer to The Imitation Game.
This fall will have plenty of blockbuster to look forward to, but the season will also have its fair share of dramas. A cased point is The Imitation Game. The upcoming film by Morten Tyldum stars the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch, Kiera Knightley, Mark Strong and several others; as it tells the story of Alan Turing and his work during World War II. To show off that this might be a film to see later this year, the full trailer has been released and can be seen here. If anything, the preview shows off the acting prowess of Benedict Cumberbatch, which is just one the reasons to keep an eye on this historical drama. The Imitation Game is schedule to hit theaters on November 21st.
Planet Hulk rumors smashed by Kevin Fiege and James Gunn
Do you want to see a Hulk film dealing with the storyline known as "Planet Hulk"? Well it looks like you will have to wait a little longer. According to two reports, the idea of a Planet Hulk movie is not circling around the offices of Marvel Studios. Marvel President Kevin Fiege told IGN that there are no plans for a Planet Hulk movie anytime soon; while Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn told The Playlist that these rumors are absolute bull****. While this may be upsetting for Hulk fans, it is best to never say never. While there is no plan to have a film on this popular story, there is always the possibility of seeing Planet Hulk smash its way on to the silver screen in the distant future.
Guy Ritchie's King Arthur enlist Idris Elba as mentor character
There is very little on director Guy Ritchie's ucpoming project Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur. However what is known is that Thor and Mandela star, Idris Elba, will be a part of the film. In a new report, it states that Idris Elba could be playing Bedivere; a older knight who will be a mentor character for Arthur in this new adaption to the legend. There is still very little on the film, but with Idris Elba's involvement,this upcoming movie is certain to have one plus about it. Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur is schedule to hit theaters on July 22, 2016.
New Guaridans of the Galaxy featurette expresses James Gunn's love for IMAX
Guardians of the Galaxy is about a week away, and Marvel can't help but release content on the film. The latest on the movie is a new featurette dealing with the superhero film heading to the grand screen of IMAX. Director James Gunn talks about creating the IMAX experience and he feels that a movie like Guardians is perfect for a screen that big. If you are looking for the full experience of Guardians of the Galaxy, then perhaps you will want to check out the upcoming Marvel film in a full IMAX Experience. Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters on August 1st.
Halloween comes early with complete box-set of the Horror Franchise.
Just in time for the fall is horror fans chance to own every Halloween film. Just announced today was the Complete Collection of Halloween, coming to blu-ray this September; and when it says complete, it means complete. The box-set will include 15 discs and come with all ten films; which includes other version of the certain films like the producer cut of Halloween 6: The Curse of Micael Myers as well as an exclusive edition of John Carpenter's classic film. It is everything a Halloween fan can want, and a little bit more. The Halloween Complete Collection is schedule to hit blu-ray on Seaptember 23rd.
Michael Caine joins The Last Witch Hunter
The Last Witch Hunter seems to getting several updates recently. The upcoming Vin Diesel film just added Game of Thrones star Rose Leslie. Now the film sees another actor join the cast and that actor is none other then Michael Caine. The British actor will be seen later this year in Interstellar, but after that he will be joining Vin Diesel in this upcoming supernatural flick. Who will he play? We will have to wait and see. The Last Witch Hunter is schedule to hit theaters in the near future.
Roberto Orci joins Lionsgate's Power Rangers.
The Power Rangers are coming back to theaters. Lionsgate has annouced that the popular series from Saban will be getting a full cinematic makeover in the near future. Not only are the Power Rangers heading the big screen, but they have found a new screenwriter in Roberto Orci. The man behind Star Trek and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 told IGN that he wants to do the franchise justice and, in some way, this upcoming film will share continuity with the hit tv series. Stay tune for more on this upcoming film.
Rumors circle John Boyega's character in Star Wars Episode VII
Last and certainly not least is the newest rumors circling Star Wars Episode VII. Yesterday, news got out that the plot of Episode VII could revolve around Luke Skywalker's severed hand. Now the latest rumor deals with Attack the Block star: John Boyeaga. The rumors states that Boyega will play a former Storm Trooper and he and Daisy Ridley's characters will find Luke's hands. Whether or not thee rumors are true remains to be seen. Stay tune for more on more updates for the next chapter in the Star Wars Saga. Star Wars Episode VII is schedule to hit theaters on December 18th, 2015.
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