BREAKING FILM NEWS

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

"Tom Swift" Now Black and Gay

After more than 100 years, "Tom Swift" (1910) the main character of juvenile science fiction adventures, including "Tom Swift Jr.", selling more than 30 million books worldwide, has become 'woke' at The CW, as a new TV series is in development, changing the original white, blonde and straight 'Tom Swift' into black and gay:

"Alita: Battle Angel" - Back in Theaters



Producer James Cameron's live-action feature "Alita: Battle Angel", directed by Robert Rodriguez ("From Dusk Till Dawn"), adapting the Japanese 'manga' comics series, returns for a special theatrical release October 30, 2020:

"Stardust" - David Before Bowie



The David Bowie biopic feature "Stardust", is directed by Gabriel Range from a script by Christopher Bell, starring actor Johnny Flynn ("Genius") as a young Bowie during his first trip to America in 1971, inspiring the invention of his iconic alter ego 'Ziggy Stardust', leader of the 'Spiders From Mars':

"The Batman" - Bat Lives Matter

 
 
Shooting continues on Warner Bros live-action feature "The Batman", starring "Twilight" vampire Robert Pattinson as DC Comics 'Caped Crusader':

"Black Narcissus" - New Footage

Take a look at more new footage from the upcoming BBC drama TV miniseries,"Black Narcissus" (referencing the Caron perfume 'Narcisse noir'), based on the 1939 novel of the same name by Rumer Godden, starring the late Diana Rigg as 'Mother Dorothea', Gemma Arterton as 'Sister Clodagh' and Alessandro Nivola as 'Mr. Dean', premiering November 23, 2020 on FX: 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

"Swamp Thing" - The Green New Deal



The CW continues to air all 10 episodes from Season One of the previously canceled DC Universe series "Swamp Thing", based on the DC Comics title:

"Bram Stoker's Dracula Starring Bela Lugosi"

The new "Bram Stoker's Dracula Starring Bela Lugosi" graphic novel published by Legendary Comics, showcases actor Bela Lugosi from director Tod Browning's 1931 feature, written by Robert Napton and illustrated by El Garing, available November 2020:

Laetitia Casta: "Tatler"



Sneak Peek French actress Laetitia Casta ("Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life") in "Tatler" (Russia) magazine, wearing Saint Laurent, Chanel, Valentino and a whole lot more, photographed by Mathieu Cesar:

"Eden"- A World Of Robots

The upcoming 4-episode 'anime' TV series "Eden" is directed by Yasuhiro Irie ("Fullmetal Alchemist") and produced by Qubic Pictures. CGCG, streaming May 2021 on Netflix: 

"The Mandalorian" - Season Two on Disney+



The "Star Wars" Lucasfilm live-action spinoff, "The Mandalorian" - Season Two is set to premiere October 30, 2020 on Disney+:

Bella Thorne: "Grazia"

Take a look at new images of actress Bella Thorne ("Famous In Love") in the October 2020 issue of "Grazia" (Italy) magazine, wearing Chanel wardrobe and jewellery for photographer Max Abadian:

"Cobra Kai"- More Mercy

"Cobra Kai", the martial arts comedy-drama TV series, set more than 30 years after "The Karate Kid" (1984) movies, stars Ralph Macchio, William Zabka and Martin Kove from the original films, plus Xolo Maridueña, Jacob Bertrand, Courtney Henggeler, Tanner Buchanan, Mary Mouser and Peyton List, with Season Three streaming January 8, 2021 on Netflix:

"Pacific Rim: The Black" on Netflix

Netflix has confirmed the upcoming CG anime series "Pacific Rim: The Black", produced in collaboration with Legendary Pictures and Polygon Pictures streaming in 2021:

Monday, October 26, 2020

"My Salinger Year"


The dramatic feature, "My Salinger Year" written and directed by Philippe Falardeau, is based on the memoir by Joanna Rakoff, starring Margaret Qualley ("Once Upon a Time...In Hollywood") , Sigourney Weaver ("Alien"), Douglas Booth, Seána Kerslake, Colm Feore and Brían F. O'Byrne, now in limited release:

"The Queen's Gambit" on Netflix


"The Queen's Gambit" is the new dramatic TV miniseries, based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Moses Ingram, Bill Camp, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Marielle Heller, Harry Melling and Rebecca Root, now streaming on Netflix:

"Selena: The Series" on Netflix


Sneak Peek more new footage of actress Christian Serratos ("The Walking Dead") as Texas-born 'Tejano' pop singer 'Selena Quintanilla', in "Selena: The Series", streaming December 4, 2020 on Netflix: