Last week in pop culture: Netflix’s “Monster”, “Ancient Aliens” film and more

Netflix released the first trailer for its upcoming adaptation of Walter Dean Myers’ “Monster”. Check it out below. The film looks really beautiful and lyrical. Hopefully, Netflix has got another hit in its hands. Ancient Aliens will become a film. Yep! The bonkers “documentary” series will be adapted into a feature by Cobra Kai’s Josh… Continue reading

Last (five) week(s) in pop culture: Cynthia Erivo in “Pinocchio” and more

One of the most talented actresses of recent times, Cynthia Erivo, is set to portray the Blue Fairy in Disney’s live-action “Pinocchio”, The Wrap reports. Additionally, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth will voice the title character of Pinocchio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will voice Jiminy Cricket, Keegan-Michael Key will voice Honest John and Lorraine Bracco will voice a new… Continue reading

Last week in pop culture: “Blue Beetle film”, Play Station announcements and more

Angel Manuel Soto, the director behind “Charm City Knights”, will helm “Blue Beetle” for Warner Bros. The film will be based on the comic book character of Jamie Reyes, the third Blue Beetle introduced on the pages of the comic books published by DC Comics. The Wrap reports that the film will be written by… Continue reading

78th Golden Globes

This year’s Golden Globes will probably be mostly associated with the things that happened around them: poor diversity when it comes to nominees, lack of thereof when it comes to the organisation behind the awards (HFPA), and, last but not least, the coronavirus pandemic, which affected both the gala and the awards season as a… Continue reading

“Army of the Dead” — the teaser for Zack Snyder’s zombie heist film is here

Netflix has released the first teaser trailer for Zack Snyder’s “Army fo the Dead”. The film will tell the story of mercenaries who, amidst zombie outbreak, go into the quarantine zone to steal money from Las Vegas. Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana de la Reguera, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Raúl Castillo, Michael Cassidy… Continue reading

Last week in pop culture: new Supergirl, Jordan Peele’s secret project and more

There’s a new Supergirl in town. Warner Bros. and DC’s “The Flash” will feature the new iteration of the character. She will be played by Sasha Calle, a Colombian Daytime Emmy-nominated actress known for her role on “The Young and the Restless”. This will be her big-screen debut. Watch her react to the news of… Continue reading

Get over here… for “Mortal Kombat’s” trailer!

Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for its new adaptation of the classic fighting game, “Mortal Kombat”. And it looks like the director Simon McQuid, and screenwriters Greg Russo, Dave Callaham and Oren Uziel have done their homework well. Get ready for a brutal, spectacular brawler with amazing visuals and a wonderful, diverse cast…. Continue reading

Last week in pop culture: D&D gets new cast members, Bear McCreary scores “He-Man” and more

Michelle Rodriguez and Justice Smith have joined the most handsome Hollywood Chris (that is Chris Pine, of course) in the film adaptation of “Dungeons & Dragons”, The Wrap reports. “Game Night’s” Jonathan Goldstein and Jonathan Francis Daley are set to direct the feature, and with a cast that good, I hope this attempt at D&D… Continue reading