It’s that time again – I’ve got more news than I have posts in a week. Get a first look at a new CG animated Jurassic Park series and two very different NASA inspired space stories. As well as horror movies news and the latest TV cancellations.
- DC Universe has cancelled Swamp Thing
- Blumhouse is teaming up with Mattel to make a horror movie about a Magic 8 Ball
- Quintin Tarantino is reportedly making a Django/Zorro team up movie
- Syfy has cancelled Happy after 3 seasons and Deadly Class after one
- Amazon has cancelled Sneaky Pete
- The official Nine Inch Nails store is selling a Black Mirror lyric shirt
- The Friday the 13th screenplay legal battle is still going
- The critics are not digging Dark Phoenix
Shaft (redband trailer) – in theaters Jun 14th
John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his family’s help to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death. Stars Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Roundtree, Alexandra Shipp, Avan Jogia, Regina Hall.
Jessica Jones Season 3 (new clip) – on Netflix June 14th
Krysten Ritter takes on double-duty as she steps into the Director’s chair in the final season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Krysten and her co-stars reflect on the powerful journey that lead her from playing a superhero, to directing her first episode.
Child’s Play (new clip) – in theaters June 21
After moving to a new city, young Andy Barclay receives a special present from his mother — a seemingly innocent Buddi doll that becomes his best friend. When the doll suddenly takes on a life of its own, Andy unites with other neighborhood children to stop the sinister toy from wreaking bloody havoc. Directed by Lars Klevberg; stars Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Beatrice Kitsos, Ty Consiglio, and Brian Tyree Henry.
Ad Astra – in theaters September 20
Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos. Directed by James Gray; stars Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler and Donald Sutherland.
For All Mankind – on AppleTV this Fall
For All Mankind is created by Emmy Award winner Ronald D. Moore (Outlander, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica), Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi. Told through the lives of NASA astronauts, engineers and their families, For All Mankind presents an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of our hopes and dreams. Stars Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Wrenn Schmidt, Shantel VanSanten, Sarah Jones and Jodi Balfour.
Jurassic World: Cretaceous Camp – on Netflix sometime in 2020
Scott Kreamer and Lane Lueras are acting as showrunners with Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall and Colin Trevorrow will be executive producers.