Netflix Cancels Marvel’s “Luke Cage”

Netflix chose last Friday night to announce the news that “Iron Fist” was being cancelled after two seasons on the streaming service, one week on they’ve done the exact same for “Luke Cage”. Netflix and Marvel have issued a joint statement: “Unfortunately, Marvel&... #netflix #marvel

Darkhorizons | 20.10.2018 3:54:19

Third “Guardians” Director & Start Date Rumors

Marvel Studios still have yet to pick someone to take over for James Gunn on a third “Guardians of the Galaxy” film, but a Twitter source named DanielRPK, known for bits of Marvel news reporting, indicates Marvel’s Kevin Feige and company eyeing a female filmmaker to direct. ItR...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 19:07:50

NSFW Trailer: Don Cheadle In “Black Monday”

Showtime has unveiled the superb and not safe for work official trailer for its new dark comedy series “Black Monday” which hails from “Happy Endings” creator David Caspe and Jordan Cahan (“My Best Friend’s Girl”). Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina King lead... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 19:06:21

Geena Davis, Joan Chen Join Chastain’s “Eve”

Geena Davis and Joan Chen have joined the cast of the Jessica Chastain-led action-drama “Eve” from Voltage Pictures and Freckle Films. Character specifics are unknown. Chastain is Eve, a woman who works for a black ops organization in a project said to be more of a character study than a...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 19:05:28

“Happy Death Day 2U” First Poster

Ahead of the first trailer release next week, Universal Pictures has shared the official teaser poster for Blumhouse’s “Happy Death Day 2U”. Jessica Rothe and Israel Broussard reprise their roles from the 2017 time loop murder tale “Happy Death Day” in which Rothe plays...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 17:53:31

Paloma Faith To Play “Pennyworth” Villain

British platinum-selling singer Paloma Faith has scored the key role of the ‘big bad’ of the first season of Epix’s Batman prequel series “Pennyworth”. The ten-episode series stars Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth, a former SAS soldier in his 20s in 1960s London who for...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 17:52:50

“Jack Ryan” Was Amazon’s Biggest Launch Yet

Amazon’s original series “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” has succeeded in the way the streaming service hoped it would – it got eyeballs. The action-thriller series, starring John Krasinski, attracted nearly 40% of Prime Video users in the first month after its premiere. 7Park... #amazon

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 17:51:18

“Spider-Man” Kimmel Suit & Animated Video

Filming on “Spider-Man: Far From Home” wrapped in New York the other day, but before the shoot closed up the movie’s 22-year-old star Tom Holland pulled off one last appearance in the suit – popping up on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to officially debut his latest Spider-...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 17:50:33

Ed Zwick Helms Netflix’s Mars Series “Away”

Film director Ed Zwick (“The Last Samurai,” “Glory,” “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”) has signed on to executive produce and direct the first episode of “Away,” Netflix’s upcoming drama series about the first human mission to Mars. The story follows Emma... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 17:49:20

Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” Delayed Nine Months

There have been postings of videos from the set for several months and according to all reports production on Disney’s live-action adaptation of their theme park ride “Jungle Cruise” went swimmingly and wrapped filming without issue in September. That makes the news today surprisin... #disney

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 16:58:21

“Days Gone” Delayed Until April

Sony PlayStation Entertainment has announced that they are delaying their PS4-exclusive action-adventure zombie title “Days Gone” once again – this time it’s slated to release on April 26th next year. First announced at E3 2016, the game is said to be inspired by “The L...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 16:56:59

Cranston Still Keen On “X-Men” Villain Role

2016’s “X-Men: Apocalypse” included a post-credits scene that teased the long-awaited screen debut of Mister Sinister, the X-Men villain who has yet to appear in a live-action work. In the scene, Wolverine’s blood is collected by Essex Corp. employees. Sinister, whose real name is ...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 16:39:32

“Hacksaw” Producers Plan “Broken Arrow”

Producer David Permut (“Hacksaw Ridge,” “Face/Off”) has reportedly acquired the film rights to Joel Dobson’s nuclear bomb thriller novel “The Goldsboro Broken Arrow”. Dobson’s book deals with the formerly classified events that took place in 1961, during Pre...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 16:25:40

First Trailer: “The Magicians” Season 4

The teaser trailer for the fourth season of Syfy’s “The Magicians” has been released, offering a first look at the new season. The third season the characters had to face the world without magic. They got it back, but it came at a cost – the Library erased memories of the mag... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 16:14:53

First Trailer: “Escape Room”

The first trailer has been released for the psychological thriller “Escape Room,” a horror film spin on the popular social event activity in which friends have to figure out a way out of a locked room utilising their strengths. In the film, six strangers find themselves in circumstances ... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 16:09:07

Derek Mio To Lead “The Terror” Season 2

Derek Mio (“Greek”) has scored the lead role of Chester Nakayama in the upcoming second season of AMC’s horror anthology series “The Terror”. Nakayama is a fourth generation Japanese American who dreams of leaving his insular Japanese-American community and joining the ...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 16:05:07

Mark Ruffalo Plays Twins In HBO’s “I Know”

HBO has handed out a green light to “I Know This Much is True,” the six-episode limited drama series adaptation of Wally Lamb’s bestselling novel. “Avengers” alum Mark Ruffalo is slated to both executive produce and star as identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Bi... #hbo

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 15:59:00

Cannes & Netflix May Settle Their Feud

Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival made headlines with their feud back in May, one almost entirely of the festival’s making. While the pair played nice in 2017, this year the festival enforced a rule in which all films played must have a French theatrical run and can’t be streamed for three ... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 15:12:15

Bardem Defends Woody Allen In A Masterclass

Attending a masterclass at the recent Lumiere Festival, actor Javier Bardem spoke about his relationship with Woody Allen and says he doesn’t agree with the recent increase in public outrage against the acclaimed director. The Guardian was in attendance and reports that Bardem’s argument follo...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 14:50:03

Snyder, Fisher Tease “Justice League” Cuts

It has been a while since there’s been talk about “Justice League,” but filmmaker Zack Snyder’s comments about an old piece of concept art from an alternate sequence has put attention back on the troubled DC superhero ensemble project. Snyder has taken to social media platfor...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 14:13:07

“The Grinch” Headed For $50M Opening

Illumination and Universal’s animated feature adaptation “The Grinch,” based on the Dr. Seuss children’s book, is headed for a $50 million opening when it hits November 9th according to early tracking figures. Benedict Cumberbatch leads the film whose final number will likely...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 9:04:48

Krasinski To Pen “A Quiet Place 2”

Actor turned filmmaker John Krasinski’s largely silent horror film “A Quiet Place” has been one of the year’s biggest success stories with stellar reviews and a whopping $334.5 million worldwide box-office. Speaking on Wednesday during a Q&A session at the Silver Screen ...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 9:03:44

Steinfeld, Reeves Plan Netflix’s “Idol” Film

Hailee Steinfeld (“Pitch Perfect 2,” “The Edge of Seventeen”) will both star in and produce the music drama feature “Idol” for Netflix, while “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” director Matt Reeves is in talks to produce through his 6th & Idaho comp... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 9:02:30

Schreiber, Wolff To Lead “Human Capital”

Liev Schreiber and “Hereditary” star Alex Wolff have been cast in a film adaptation of Stephen Amidon’s 2005 novel “Human Capital” for Maven Pictures and Sight Unseen Pictures. The story follows two families – one middle-class and one privileged – as their l...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 9:00:44

Eric Bana Is Evil In “Dirty John” Full Trailer

Bravo has released the full trailer for “Dirty John,” their upcoming limited series based on the hit 2017 true crime podcast of the same name about a fairytale romance gone wrong. Connie Britton plays Debra, a woman who begins a relationship with John (Eric Bana) after meeting online. Th... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 6:41:48

Claflin, Gleeson Join “Peaky Blinders” S5

Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”) and Brian Gleeson (“Phantom Thread”) will join Anya Taylor-Joy (“Split”) as guest stars in the fifth season of Steven Knight’s period crime saga “Peaky Blinders” for The BBC. In addition, Elliot Cowan, Ne...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 6:38:29

Judi Dench Is Deuteronomy In “Cats”

Almost forty years after she was set to play a key role in the original West End production, Dame Judi Dench is now set for a different part in the new film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Cats” at Universal Pictures and Working Title. Dench was set to play Grizabella in t...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 6:28:50

“Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” Scores $500M In Sales

“Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” has set a new record for Activision with over $500 million in sales in its first three days of release – marking the biggest digital launch for Activision and surpassing last year’s “Call of Duty: WWII”. “Call of Duty: WWII”...

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 6:26:25

Quick News: See, Terror, Arkansas, Knives, Daredevil

See Christian Camargo (“Penny Dreadful,” “Dexter”) and Hera Hilmar (“DaVinci’s Demons”) have scored series regular roles opposite Jason Momoa in Apple’s original drama series “See”. The epic, world-building drama set in the future hails fro...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 19:24:32

Lex Luthor Is Coming To CW’s “Supergirl”

The producers of The CW’s “Supergirl” have confirmed that iconic DC Comics villain Lex Luthor will appear in the current fourth season of the series. Casting will begin shortly on the role ahead of the character’s appearance later this year. Lex has been a presence, in name a...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 19:14:10

Several More Join Soderbergh’s “Laundromat”

Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Parnell, James Cromwell and Melissa Rauch have all joined the cast of Steven Soderbergh’s Panama Papers feature “The Laundromat” for Netflix. The five join the already cast Antonio Banderas, Gary Oldman, Meryl Streep, David Schwimmer and ...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 16:59:57

Kao, Au Join “Wu Assassins” Series

Lawrence Kao (“The Walking Dead”) and Celia Au (“Lodge 49”) have scored series regular roles on Netflix’s upcoming martial arts drama series “Wu Assassins”. “The Raid” star Iko Uwais plays Kai Jin, a man who becomes the latest and last Wu Assassi...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 16:59:01

Another Trailer For “Narcos: Mexico”

Netflix has released another trailer for “Narcos: Mexico,” the fourth season of its cartel drama which serves as a mini-reboot of the series. Shifting the locale from Colombia to Mexico, the new series will now focus on Diego Luna and Michael Pena in the lead roles. Luna plays Felix Gall... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 16:58:03

Netflix Plans On Keeping Its Marvel Series

With the cancellation of “Iron Fist the other week, no real chance of more “The Defenders,” and the looming Disney direct-to-consumer streaming service debuting next year – you could be forgiven for thinking that the days of the various Marvel-Netflix shows are numbered. Cert... #netflix #marvel

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 16:00:25

“Red Dead Redemption II” Launch Trailer

One week out from release of the biggest game of the year, Rockstar Games has dropped the launch trailer for their highly anticipated western game “Red Dead Redemption 2”. Serving as a prequel to the 2010 installment, the story follows outlaw Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang tryi... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 15:59:16

Blum Apologises For Female Director Comments

Blumhouse chief Jason Blum has issued an apology for his ‘dumb comments’ about a lack of female directors available to make movies under his Blumhouse banner. Speaking with Polygon earlier this week, Blum was asked the question as to why the company has never produced a theatrically rele...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 15:57:23

First Trailer: “The Curse of La Llorona”

Though not officially a “Conjuring” spin-off film, the James Wan-produced “The Curse of La Llorona” certainly contains many of the hallmarks of one with Michael Chaves making his feature directorial debut on this ahead of plans to have him helm and Wan produce an official thi... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 15:55:29

“First Reformed,” “Favourite” Lead Gotham Noms

The first awards of the season, the Gotham Awards honoring independent film, has announced its nominations with “First Reformed,” “The Favourite,” “If Beale Street Could Talk,” “Madeline’s Madeline” and “The Rider” all in contention f...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 15:53:38

Quick News: Lion, Shaggs, Doremus, Kong, Air

The Lion King The first behind-the-scenes photo from the upcoming live-action & CG animation hybrid feature remake of Disney’s “The Lion King” has arrived, posted by the film’s director Jon Favreau. Favreau poses with cast members Donald Glover as Simba, Seth Rogen as Pu...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 15:52:20

CW Plans Gender-Swapped “Dorian Gray”

The CW is reportedly developing “Dorian,” a series based on Oscar Wilde novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray” with this being a more comedic spin on the classic story along with gender-swapping the main character. The story follows a woman who made a deal with the devil five dec...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 13:29:21

“Orange Is the New Black” Ends Next Year

Netflix’s prison dramedy series “Orange Is the New Black” is set to end after its upcoming seventh season, with the cast breaking the news last night. Back in 2016, Netflix renewed the Lionsgate-produced series for three seasons ahead of the fourth season premiere. As part of the d...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 13:27:34

Copley, Pitt, Brewster Join Netflix’s “Last Days”

Anna Brewster (“Versailles”), Michael Pitt (“Ghost in the Shell”), and Sharlto Copley (“Free Fire”) will all join Edgar Ramirez in the cast of the Netflix feature “The Last Days of American Crime” to be helmed by Olivier Megaton (“Taken 2”)... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 13:25:15

Attorney General Investigates MoviePass

The office of the New York Attorney General has reportedly launched a probe into Helios & Matheson Analytics, the parent company of movie ticket subscription service MoviePass. Investigators are said to be utilising an anti-fraud state law known as the Martin Act, one that allows law enforcemen...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 12:55:44

Brooks To Produce “God? It’s Me Margaret”

James L. Brooks and Kelly Fremon Craig have achieved something no-one else has been able to in nearly five decades – they’ve talked acclaimed author Judy Blume into granting them the film rights to her iconic 1970 novel “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”. In the story, Ma...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 12:37:03

“Alienist” Stars Re-Team For “Best Friend”

“The Alienist” stars Luke Evans and Daniel Bruhl are set to re-team for a new dramedy feature inspired by the 2006 French film “Mon Meilleur Ami” (aka. “My Best Friend”) for Anonymous Content. Directed by Patrice Leconte, the original feature centered on two very ...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 12:34:06

ABC Orders “NYPD Blue” Sequel Series Pilot

ABC has handed out a pilot production commitment for a sequel series to its iconic 1990s cop drama classic “NYPD Blue” which 20th Century Fox Television will produce. The new series follows Theo, the son of Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz), as he tries to earn his detective shield and work i...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 12:32:29

Sarandon, Neill & More Join “Silent Heart”

Susan Sarandon will replace Diane Keaton in the Roger Michell-directed English-language remake of Bille August’s 2014 Danish drama film “Silent Heart” at Millennium Films. Previously titled “Blackbird,” the new take also stars Kate Winslet, Mia Wasikowska, Sam Neill, Ra...

Darkhorizons | 18.10.2018 12:31:10

Quick News: Halloween, Torrance, Spy, Prophet

Halloween Doing promotion for “Halloween” this week, actress Jamie Lee Curtis has been fairly brutally honest about her past history with the franchise and how she’s churned out some not so great entries in the past: “The real stamp of approval is John Carpenter’s, not ...

Darkhorizons | 17.10.2018 18:44:25