The Weekly Wrap: First Look At Zombieland 2

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Zombieland 2 is officially entering production, which means it won’t be that long till we see the characters return on the big screen. For now an official poster has to do and it is a fun one at that as the official Twitter page decided to take up the #10YearChallenge featuring Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Wichita (Emma Stone) and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin). Zombieland 2 is being directed by Ruben Fleischer with a targeted release date later this year.

First Look: Birds Of Prey

Warner Bros has released a first teaser for its upcoming production of Birds of Prey, which features the characters of Harley Quinn, The Huntress and Black Canary. The first look shows us the heroes and villains of the film, namely Ewan McGregor as Black Mask, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya and naturally, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. Birds of Prey, directed by Cathy Yan, is currently in production and is set for an early 2020 release.

Universal Revamps Its Monsters Universe
dark_universeIt looks like Universal has scrapped its plans for a shared monster universe. The studio was reportedly keen on executing a dark universe franchise, which would tie-in film monsters such as Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolfman. They even got the ball rolling with The Mummy starring Tom Cruise. However the dismal returns at the box-office has apparently forced Universal to rethink its strategy. Now it’s being reported that Leigh Whannell has been tapped to direct a new film based on the Invisible Man. Johnny Depp was previously attached to star in the film, but those plans may have been scrapped as well.

Aquaman Is DC’s Highest-Grossing Movie
The success story that is Aquaman knows no boundaries. The film has not only surpassed expectations by becoming the first DCEU film to cross the one billion dollar barrier but this week it also notched a new achievement under its belt. The DC standalone superhero film has surpassed Christopher Nolan‘s The Dark Knight Rises to become the highest-grossing DC Comics movie ever. James Wan’s Aquaman swam past the USD1.09 billion mark at the global box office this week, passing the haul of the Batman film, which garnered USD1.09 billion in 2012.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 First Look
Although some of Marvel’s smaller screen properties are facing the axe,Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. seems to be doing rather fine. The series will begin its sixth season sometime in mid-2019 with a seventh slated for 2020. The ABC series will continue apparently without Agent Phil Coulson, who’s apparently dead. But judging by this new first look at the upcoming season, no one is really sure who bites the dust and who doesn’t in the Marvel Universe. The 13-episode season six of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs later this year.

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