Mad Max: Fury Road Concept Art Is Awesome.

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Unless you live under a wasteland rock, feeding off of two headed desert lizards then you’ll know just how much praise is being heaped upon George Miller’s fourth Mad Max film Fury Road and for good reason.

Even if you’ve yet to watch this action movie masterpiece you can still wonder at the concept art for the project, samples of which have been released ahead of the launch of the official book of Fury Road concept art, which you can buy here.

Apparently 2000 AD comics artist Brendan McCarthy had that much of influence on the project through his art he landed co-writing credit on Fury Road.

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Avast! Red Band Trailer For Vacation.

Here’s the first official trailer for Vacation, a reboot of the original comedy classic National Lampoon’s Vacation which starred Chevy Chase back in 1983.

The plot of Vacation rattles along like so:

Following in the footsteps of his father Clark and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Christina Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s favorite family fun park: Walley World, as it will be closing forever.

Vacation is scheduled for release on July 29th.

Avast! Trailer For Schwarzenegger Zombie Flick Maggie.

Her’s the official trailer for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s new movie Maggie.

It’s an independent feature with a budget of just $8m and tells the story of a mid-western farmer and father protecting his beloved daughter, who is slowly turning into a cannabalistic zombie after a virus infects the world’s population.

From the trailer above it looks like Arnie is exercising his acting chops for once in a low-key performance, much like Stallone in Copland.

Maggie is set for general release on May 8th.

 

District 9 Director Signs Deal For New Alien Movie.

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This is pretty exciting news if you’re a fan of the Alien movie franchise as film director Neill Blomkamp, (District 9, Elysium, Chappie), has been given the go-ahead to bring his vision of an Alien movie to the big screen.

The director recently uploaded various pieces of concept art for a secret Alien project he was working on for Fox. Unfortunately the project was cancelled but following the amount of positive attention the art received across the Internet a real desire by fans to see this movie started to emerge. Now it seems Blomkamp has signed a new deal with Fox to bring his own installment of the Alien franchise to the big screen with the director announcing on Instagram the exciting news.

Details are sketchy right now but what is certain is that this Alien sequel will have not attachment to Ridley Scott’s current Prometheus 2 project except that the film’s events will take place directly after. There has also been no confirmation that Sigourney Weaver will reprise her role as Ripley or that Michael Biehn will return as Corporal Dwayne Hicks both of whom were featured in Blomkamp’s concept art for the movie.

No word on a screenwriter or scheduled release date either but its early days and more news will surely follow regarding this sequel soon.

(via sister site Sequels Prequels)

Avast! Trailer For The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Here’s the first official trailer for Guy Ritchie’s The Man From U.N.C.L.E. starring Henry Cavill, (Superman), and Armie Hammer, (The Lone Ranger).

The film is a big screen adaptation and reboot of the much-loved 1960s TV series of the same name which originally starred Robert Vaughn and David McCallum. The official plot rattles along like so:

Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin. Forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, the two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology. The duo’s only lead is the daughter of a vanished German scientist, who is the key to infiltrating the criminal organization, and they must race against time to find him and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.

I really want to see Idris Elba as the next James Bond but bloody hell does Henry Cavill also look like a perfect fit for that role too now. The Man From U.N.C.L.E. is slated for release on August 14th.

Avast! Trailer For Spy.

Here’s the official trailer for Spy the new comedy starring Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law and Jason Statham. It’s a typical ‘fish out of water‘ espionage comedy plot with McCarthy in lead comedic role.

Spy, which is just the most imaginative title, rattles along like so:

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster.

Spy is directed by Paul Feig the man who is taking over the Ghostbusters remake and judging from this trailer it’s probably a remake I shall leave well alone.

Avast! Theatrical Trailer For Mad Max: Fury Road.

After the release of a fantastic teaser trailer earlier this year director George Miller has now dropped a glorious and exciting looking theatrical trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road.

The fourth installment in the Max franchise will be released on May 15th and stars Charlize Theron, Nicholas Holt and Tom Hardy in the iconic role of “Mad” Max Rockatansky, made famous originally by Mel Gibson.

I don’t know about you but I am ridiculously excited about this film.

Avast! Trailer For Shaun The Sheep: The Movie

Here’s the trailer for Aardman Studios latest offering Shaun The Sheep: The Movie. Readers in the UK will already be familar with the stop-motion animated spin-off character from the Wallace & Gromit features. Now the little wooly character gets his very own big screen debut.

The plot for the film sees Shaun and his flock venture into the big city to rescue their farmer, who was forced by Shaun’s mischief to leave the farm. As fans will know most of the characters from the TV series were silent so it’ll be a big risk for Aardman producing a largely dialogue free movie, but judging from the trailer they look like they know what they’re doing.

Shaun The Sheep: The Movie goes on general release early next year.

 

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Avast! Trailer For Jurassic World.

Here’s the much anticipated trailer for Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World, the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park film franchise.

The movie stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Vincent D’Onofrio and the plot of which rattles along like so:

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. This new park is owned by the Masrani Corporation. Owen (Chris Pratt), a member of Jurassic World’s on-site staff, conducts behavioral research on the Velociraptors, but things go awry when the research team accidentally unleashes a genetically-modified hybrid dinosaur into the park.

Jurassic World is set for release on June 12, 2015.