Ash Williams is coming to Dead by Daylight, Blumhouse is rebooting The Craft, Apple revealed its upcoming streaming service, Angelina Jolie may join the MCU, Joel Cohen putting his spin on Macbeth and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Neill Blomkamp is returning to the sci-fi short film format that put him on the map in a new initiative for his new studio, Oats Studios, that will feature a series of shorts detailing the invasion of Earth by a malevolent, lizard-like species.
Neill Blomkamp and Sharlto Copley are back next year with Chappie, where Copley plays the titular character, a robot with an evolving AI who tries to learn and grow but becomes the target of an anti-AI activist, played by Hugh Jackman.
A trio of MIT students trying to track down an elusive hacker black out and end up in a government facility being questioned by aliens in the upcoming sci fi thriller, The Signal.
Neill Blomkamp follows up District 9 with another sci fi action movie, Elysium. Can it live up to the expectations set by that spectacular debut?
Elysium took the top spot despite not topping District 9’s opening weekend while We’re the Millers had a fairly strong opening for an R rated comedy.
When an accident at the factory he works at gives him only five days to live, blue collar worker Max straps on an exo skeleton and heads off to infiltrate the space station Elysium, where the technology enjoyed by the wealthy could save his life, if he can survive the fight to it.
Neill Blomkamp is following up his hit District 9 with another gritty, sci fi action movie, Elysium. Matt Damon stars as a man who is determined to reach the orbiting paradise of Elysium by any means necessary, even if that means grafting an exoskeleton to himself and assaulting the space station.
A great lead performance, fantastic special effects and action sequences and a Best Picture nomination, if you haven’t seen District 9 yet, stop what you are doing and watch the whole thing right here, thanks to Crackle.
Super 8 was the winner of the box office but it’s box office take wasn’t that spectacular based on it’s crazy marketing and hype.