The upcoming DCEU standalone adventure, Shazam! will see Zachary Levi portray titular hero. Set to arrive in April 2019, the film will see Mark Strong play the antagonist in the film, which is none other than Doctor Sivana. The initial trailers for the film have not revealed the villain in its entirety, so this is the first official look at the antagonist who will lock horns with Shazam! As seen in the trailers, the newest addition to the DCEU seems to be taking a lighter tone much like Aquaman, which is being met positively in the cinemas.
Alien Franchise Set To Expand In 2019
A series of Instagram posts on the official Alien account has suggested that the sci-fi franchise is about to embark on some sort of expansion in 2019. “The Alien universe expands in 2019”, read the official posts, which could mean a rebooted movie or series, or perhaps even a video game. The Alien franchise hasn’t enjoyed much success following the two Prometheus prequels, however with new owners Disney coming in, perhaps the franchise will enjoy a renaissance of sorts in the near future.
Wonder Woman 1984 Wraps
The sequel to Wonder Woman has wrapped principal photography, which means that fans will get to see Wonder Woman 1984 in summer 2020. Gal Gadot posted a message announcing the end of the shoot and also a shout to the crew, thanking them for their work. The Wonder Woman sequel will unite Gadot and director Patty Jenkins, and they’ve also brought Kristen Wiig along for the ride as the Cheetah. Wonder Woman 1984 will have a significant time jump from the previous film, taking place roughly four decades after the events of the first film.
First Look: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Guillermo Del Toro’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark will be released in 2019, finally bringing to life the beloved horror book series for the big screen. Andre Ovredal is directing the feature, with Del Toro producing. The film is a direct adaptation of the novels by Alvin Schwartz who wrote three books featuring a compilation of over 25 horror stories. It will be interesting to see which of the stories Ovredal and Del Toro have picked for this highly-anticipated big screen adaptation. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is set for an August 2019 release.
Future Man Season 2 Trailer
Hulu has released the first look at Future Man Season 2, continuing the events from season 1. The time travel sci-fi series, revolves around a slacker played by Josh Hutcherson who is told by two warriors from the future that he holds the key to save the world from utter chaos. In season 2, the adventures of the trio continue when they discover that their efforts to fix the future have had adverse effects on the timeline of events.