Alex Cross Adaptation in the Works at Amazon

Gary Soneji and Kyle Craig better watch out because Alex Cross is coming to television. Variety exclusively reports that James Patterson’s iconic thriller novels are being adapted into a TV series by Amazon. The books, which began with 1993’s Along Came a Spider, center on the widowed protagonist Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson,…

New Transformers Films on the Way

The Transformers are about to go primal. Deadline reports that two Transformers films are in development, one of which will be set in the Bumblebee universe and written by King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’s Joby Harold. The other film – from James Vanderbilt – is said to center on the Beast Wars mythos. The…

The Batman Begins Production

Our dear Dark Knight is ready for his next close up. On Twitter, Director Matt Reeves has announced the start of principal photography on the Robert Pattinson-led The Batman alongside a logo that, to me, recalls a bit of Batman Beyond. Over the past several weeks, we’ve heard Colin Farrell talking about how the script…

REVIEW: The Gentlemen (2020)

The Gentlemen has always been a bittersweet prospect for me because it meant director Guy Ritchie would not return to helm the proposed third installment of his Sherlock Holmes series. Despite this, I was excited to see one of my favorite directors return to his roots after big-budget films like King Arthur: Legend of the…

Awesome Cheese: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

As I wrote in last month’s Awesome Cheese, comic book films expanded in major ways in the last decade. However, it wasn’t just The Losers that missed a step sometimes; even established franchises go down the wrong path. Such is the case for X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Initially envisioned as the first in a new line…

First Gemini Man Trailer Released

Will Smith takes aim at himself in the first trailer for Ang Lee’s Gemini Man. I’ve been really excited for this movie; with Smith in the lead (having not done a solo genre piece since Hancock) and Life of Pi’s helmer behind the camera, this has definitely been high on my list for months. Unfortunately,…