A new extended UK TV spot for Fast & Furious 6 is out now. It's very similar to the well received Superbowl spot, with a lot of glorious vehicular warfare, but the real takeaway from this is the release date, plastered over the bottom of the screen.
Say what you will about Jose Padilha's upcoming Robocop reboot, but the Brazilian's filmic CV includes an action-packed pair of crime thrillers which were both critically lauded and box office smashes in his native country. Elite Squad won the Golden Bear at Berlin in 2008, and its sequel Elite Squad: The Enemy Within shattered records in Brazil, installing Padilha as a surefire candidate to make the jump to Hollywood.
Ericson Core, director of Mark Wahlberg football movie, Invincible, will now direct the remake of Point Break.
Saw-creator James Wan is currently in negotiations to become Justin Lin's replacement for next year's Fast & Furious 7.
The new Elysium trailer is already exciting audiences and here are several new images to go along with it, showcasing Matt Damon's Max, Jodie Foster's Delacourt, and Sharlto Copley's grizzled Kruger.
For those of you who are turning blue on account of the lack of oxygen in your blood, you may now exhale: Jonathan Liebesman is back! The director of such cinematic cherries as Darkness Falls and Battle: Los Angeles is returning in 2014 with his sixth effort: a live-action/CGI mash-up of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Neill Blomkamp's District 9 was remarkable. An original slice of science fiction action, that takes place in a fully formed world, blending social commentary with thrilling action. Elysium looks like more of the same, it just so happens "the same" is every bit as engrossing.
The latest poster for Star Trek Into Darkness shows Benedict Cumberbatch's enigmatic villain strutting his stuff through the ruins of our world.
For fans of the Fast & Furious franchise, the news that Justin Lin would not be returning for the seventh installment came as shock. Lin has been instrumental in the franchise's renewed relevance, taking it from an archaic joke into a viable action franchise. Sadly, Universal's rush to get a seventh film into production has forced Lin out, as he knows that you cannot be expected to make a good movie under such a narrow window. It has taken every other Fast & Furious movie two years worth of production, and even then the results have been mixed.
Universal have a cash cow, they will be releasing Fast & Furious 7 in a year's time, so the task at hand is to find a director who can work under such unreasonable circumstances.
New images have been released for Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sci-fi Elysium, granting us a glimpse of stars Matt Damon and Alice Braga.