ANT-MAN WRAPS UP
Marvel’s final Phase 2 film is in the can. Director Peyton Reed made the announcement on Twitter that Marvel’s Ant-Man has wrapped-up production and will now movie into the editing studio. Little has been revealed about the Marvel adventure except that it features Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd who star as scientist Hank Pym and master thief Scott Lang. It’s unknown at this time if Ant-Man will tie-in directly to any of the upcoming Marvel phase three movies. Marvel’s Ant-Man is scheduled for a summer 2015 release.
BEBOP & ROCKSTEADY FOR TMNT 2
The follow-up to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles seems to be moving pretty quick. Just a few days after announcing its new director, Dave Green (Earth to Echo), producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form have confirmed that Bebop and Rocksteady will feature in the film. Both men also commented that Casey Jones could be making an appearance as well. The announcements were made at the Comic Con Experience in Brazil last week. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 comes to cinemas in 2016.
Look out, Japan’s rebooting its monster franchise. With Godzilla being a monster hit of 2014, original rights holders Toho Japan is now apparently itching to reboot their own iconic kaiju franchise. The Japanese version of Godzilla will be totally unrelated to the Legendary Pictures’ version and it will mark the 29th Godzilla movie for the Japanese studio. Toho’s Godzilla is scheduled for a release for the Japanese market in 2016 whilst Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla 2 is currently scheduled for a release in 2018.
TEEN TITANS PILOT CONFIRMED
It looks like we’ll be getting another DC superhero series on the small screen next year. DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns has confirmed that a live-action pilot based on the Teen Titans, is being planned for TNT. Johns also revealed that the pilot will be called Titans and it will start shooting next year and it will feature Nightwing leading the group. Other characters that are set to appear include Starfire and Raven.
SONY PICTURES HACK
A recent hack attack against Sony revealed some rather juicy bits of information. The Wall Street Journal, which managed to get their hands on the stolen emails and information revealed some rather strange and interesting bits of information about Sony’s next projects. According to the released information, the studio has been reportedly considering a Men In Black – 21 Jump Street crossover film, a Spider-Man animated film directed by LEGO Movie directors, Phil Lord and Chris Miller and a possible Marvel collaboration that could see the wall-crawler feature in Captain America: Civil War.