Sony Responds To “Spider-Man” Deal Breakdown

Following yesterday’s reports about Disney and Sony’s ‘divorce’ over future “Spider-Man” projects, Sony is the first to offer a public statement on the matter. As indicated yesterday, re-negotiations of the existing agreement between the two studios have broken do... # #spider-man

Darkhorizons | 21.8.2019 9:12:57

Disney Sets Four Film Dates Including “Cruella”

Walt Disney Pictures has changed up their film release schedule, setting new dates for three of their inherited Fox titles and one of their own live-action adaptations of a classic cartoon. First there is Joe Wright’s “The Woman in the Window” starring Amy Adams as a New York City ... # #disney

Darkhorizons | 21.8.2019 7:38:09

“Sudden Death” Remake Begins Filming

Filmmaker Dallas Jackson (“Thriller”) has begun production this week on “Welcome to Sudden Death,” what is dubbed a ‘new spin’ remake of the Jean-Claude Van Damme and Powers Boothe-led 1995 action film “Sudden Death”. That original film had Van Damme a... #

Darkhorizons | 21.8.2019 7:37:23

TV News: Selena, Spotify, Bloodleaf, Upshaws, Elite

Selena Christian Serratos (“The Walking Dead”) is in negotiations to lead the upcoming Netflix series based on the life of Tejano music star Selena Quintanilla. The coming of age story follows Selena (Serratos) as her dreams come true and all the heart-wrenching and life-changing choices... #

Darkhorizons | 21.8.2019 7:36:39

Australia’s Stan Signs Paramount Content Deal

Australian streaming service giant Stan has signed a multi-year, content supply deal agreement with Paramount Pictures. Subscription video is big in Australia with Telsyte reporting this week that there are an estimated 12.3 million subscriptions across the country – a country with a populatio... #

Darkhorizons | 21.8.2019 6:48:00

Marvel Is Out From Future “Spider-Man” Films

An inability by Disney and Sony Pictures to reach new terms in an agreement means Marvel Studios and its president Kevin Feige will no longer be involved in the production of any more “Spider-Man” films – effectively terminating the historic cross-studio agreement that began in 201... # #marvel #spider-man

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 20:32:36

Reeves, Moss, Wachowski Set For “Matrix 4”

There’s been stirrings but now it’s official – a fourth “The Matrix” film is on the way from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures. In even better news, three key talents – stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss and co-writer/co-director Lana Wachow... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 20:21:20

First Trailer: Netflix Survival Thriller “The I-Land”

Netflix has announced a September 12th premiere date for its new seven-episode mystery survival thriller series “The I-Land” starring Kate Bosworth, Alex Pettyfer, Natalie Martinez, Ronald Peet, Kyle Schmid, Kota Eberhardt, Sibylla Deen, Anthony Lee Medina, Gilles Geary and Michele Veint... #trailer #netflix #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 20:20:22

New “Joker” Photos & Phoenix Talks Ambiguity

We’re still a little while out from the Fall launch of Todd Phillips’ “Joker” movie and the first reviews for the standalone DC feature out of the Venice Film Festival. Now, Total Film has released a couple of new shots from the movie (via Games Radar) along with some comment... #joker #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 19:01:43

HBO Renews “Succession,” Sets Fogel For “Flight”

It has been a busy morning over at HBO. First up, and hot on the heels of multiple Emmy nominations and strong ratings for the second season premiere, HBO has renewed its Brian Cox-led hit uber-rich dynasty saga “Succession” for a third season. The second season has been tracking ahead o... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 18:58:37

Quick News: Knives, 355, Ghost, Invisible

Knives Out Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” is set to serve as the closing night film of this year’s Fantastic Fest film festival in Austin, Texas. In addition, Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” is also joining a line-up which already includes Richard Stanley’s “Co... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 18:55:30

“Prodigal,” “Harley Quinn,” “Dark Crystal” Featurettes

Several TV-related featurettes of note today, starting with FOX offering a first look at their new drama series “Prodigal Son” which premieres on September 23rd. Tom Payne plays a criminal psychologist who knows how killers think because his father, Martin Whitly (Michael Sheen), is a no... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 18:54:15

“Westworld” Gets A VR Game Launching Today

HBO is getting into the gaming arena with a new VR game based on their hit series “Westworld”. Titled “Westworld Awakening,” the HBO and Survios game is set during the midst of the second season and has been described as a narrative-driven, single-player stealth exploration e... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 18:53:01

Bond 25 Has A Title – “No Time To Die”

It has taken a long time to get here, but at last “Bond 25” has an official title – “No Time To Die”. In the new film, Bond is living a tranquil retirement life in Jamaica – one that’s interrupted when US agent Felix Leiter shows up and asks for help to rescue a kidnapp... # #bond

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 16:20:05

First Trailer: Cooper & Del Toro’s “Antlers”

What do you get when you mix genre maestro Guillermo del Toro as producer with acclaimed “Out of the Furnace,” “Crazy Heart” and “Black Mass” director Scott Cooper? You get one hell of an atmospheric looking horror tale in “Antlers”. The story follows ... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 16:15:50

Netflix Sets Bill Gates Documentary Series

Oscar-winner Davis Guggenheim (“An Inconvenient Truth,” “He Named Me Malala”) has reportedly helmed a new documentary series about Microsoft founder Bill Gates for Netflix. The three-part series titled “Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates” explores the ... #netflix #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 16:15:08

Brody, Cannavale Up For Dominik’s “Blonde”

“Chopper’ and “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” director Andrew Dominik has been working on his proposed Marilyn Monroe biopic “Blonde” for years. The project, based on Joyce Carol Oates’ acclaimed novel, had hit some stumbling blo... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 16:14:17

Trailers: Johansson, Driver In “Marriage Story”

Netflix has released a pair of companion teaser trailers for Noah Baumbach’s upcoming new feature “Marriage Story” which will launch this Fall on the streaming service. The feature is said to take a look at a divorce between a couple (Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver) from both side... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 16:11:48

Apple TV+ Targets November Launch & Pricing

The coming Apple TV+ streaming service looks like it’s joining the streaming wars earlier than anticipated. Bloomberg reports that Apple Inc. plans to roll out its Apple TV+ subscription service by November this year, putting it in direct competition with the highly anticipated launch of Disne... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 15:20:43

“Marvel’s Avengers” Game 18-Min Prologue Video

The first look at Square Enix’s “Marvel’s Avengers” game took place at both E3 and Comic-Con where the cinematic trailer clips landed with a thud. The initial reveal, in particular, met a very mixed response with a lot of criticism levelled at the graphics. Now with GamesCom ... # #marvel #avengers

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 14:50:37

Full Trailer: “Rambo: Last Blood”

Following a teaser back in May, Lionsgate has now released the full trailer for “Rambo: Last Blood” – the fifth and apparently final film in the Sylvester Stallone action saga. The clip has initially been released through Stallone’s social media channels. We’ll update t... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 14:41:24

Netflix Introduces Upcoming Titles Section

Netflix has famously scored criticism over the years for not doing enough to highlight when new seasons of shows or films hit its service. Now it appears they have finally addressed that concern/ Netflix has rolled out a new ‘Latest’ section to its TV app interface – this includes ... #netflix #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 14:37:32

First Photo: Johnny Flynn Is Bowie In “Stardust”

Salon Pictures has premiered the first photo of actor Johnny Flynn (“Vanity Fair,” “Beast”) as David Bowie in the new feature “Stardust”. Flynn plays music icon as he embarks on his first road trip to America in 1971 and creates his famed Ziggy Stardust persona. J... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 14:26:15

Barrowman’s “Arrow” Return, Mosley Joins “Titans”

Actor John Barrowman will reprise his role of Malcolm Merlyn in the upcoming eighth and final season of The CW’s “Arrow”. Numerous other actors who played characters who are now dead in the series narrative – including Colin Donnell, Susanna Thompson and Josh Segarra – ... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 14:19:03

Quick News: Spider-Man, Squad, Riverdale, Varda

Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony will rerelease “Spider-Man: Far From Home” with four minutes of new footage over Labor Day weekend following the film reaching $1.109 billion at the box-office, becoming Sony’s biggest hit to date. Sony didn’t specify what the new footage will e... # #spider-man

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 4:35:35

Simmons, Gilpin Join Sci-Fi Feature “Ghost Draft”

J.K. Simmons (“Spider-Man,” “Counterpart”) and Betty Gilpin (“GLOW,” “Stuber”) are in talks to join Chris Pratt and Yvonne Strahovski in the sci-fi action feature “Ghost Draft” at Skydance and Paramount Pictures. The story follows a man dra... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 4:00:09

Tracy Morgan Joins “Coming 2 America”

Tracy Morgan has joined the “Coming to America” sequel at Paramount Pictures which opens December 18th 2020. Craig Brewer helms the film in which Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy), who is set to become King of Zamunda, discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street-savv... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 3:57:21

Sony Buys PS4 “Spider-Man” Developer Insomniac

Sony Interactive Entertainment has acquired longtime PlayStation games developer Insomniac Games in its entirety. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Insomniac is the team behind last year’s celebrated PS4 exclusive “Marvel’s Spider-Man” and the “Ratchet �... # #spider-man

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 3:55:56

Google Confirms Coming Stadia Game Titles

Google’s push into the video game arena with the Stadia gaming cloud streaming service revealed more details today with the company set to launch the service in November. That means it will arrive a month after Microsoft is also launching its rival Project xCloud service. Google has worked har... #

Darkhorizons | 20.8.2019 3:54:29

Michael Rooker Joins “Fast and Furious 9”

“Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Sea of Love” actor Michael Rooker has joined “Fast & Furious 9” which is currently in production for Universal Pictures. Rooker will take on the role of Buddy, a likely small role which is said to be a last-minute addition to th... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 20:15:18

“The Hunt” Director Breaks Silence On Controversy

Craig Zobel, the director of “The Hunt,” has broken his silence about the unseen controversial political dark comedy-thriller which was pulled from release a week ago and has become something of a political football in the past fortnight. The helmer, speaking with Variety, says he hopes ... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 20:00:45

HBO Max Scores Soderbergh’s “Let Them All Talk”

The upcoming streaming service HBO Max has beat out over a dozen competitors and has landed the rights to Steven Soderbergh’s new comedy feature “Let Them All Talk” which was first revealed last week. In the film, Meryl Streep plays an author who goes on a cruise with some of her f... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 19:59:33

Trailers: Springsteen’s “Stars” & Kore-eda’s “Truth”

Warner Bros. Pictures has premiered the trailer for the documentary/concert film “Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars”. Thom Zimmy helms the project and a release date hasn’t currently been set. The album hit shelves in June and received critical acclaim for the Springsteen’s re... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 19:58:46

Quick News: Eurovision, Inward, Pixie, Brooklyn

Eurovision Dan Stevens (“The Guest,” “Downton Abbey”) has been tapped to play the role of Russian contestant Alexander Lemtov in David Dobkin’s comedy feature “Eurovision” starring Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, and Pierce Brosnan. Ferrell and Adams play two ... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 19:01:11

Amell To Lead Starz Wrestle Drama “Heels”

“Arrow” leading man Stephen Amell isn’t resting on his retirement from the DC Universe, the actor jumping straight into serving as the lead in “Heels,” a new Starz drama series about the independent professional wrestling circuit. Amell will play Jack Spade, the charism... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 18:55:36

Chris Pine Is Nixon’s Lawyer In Watergate Film

Chris Pine is attached to play John Dean, the White House counsel for President Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal, in a new untitled feature for Amazon Studios. The story will follow the life and political saga of Dean, a man dubbed the ‘connoisseur of cover-ups,’ as he became a... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 18:54:32

TV News: Dark, Eve, Maisel, Hill, Sex, Silicon

His Dark Materials Andrew Scott (“Sherlock,” “Fleabag”) has joined the “His Dark Materials” adaptation at BBC and HBO. Scott will be playing Jopari, aka John Parry, in the upcoming series with the first season to launch later this year. It stars James McAvoy, Ruth... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 18:51:35

HBO Max Orders “Practical Magic” Prequel Pilot

HBO Max has ordered pilots for three new series, the most notable being a prequel to its 1998 Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman-led magical family drama “Practical Magic”. “Rules of Magic” will be based on the two novels by Alice Hoffman in that series. Set in 1960s New York C... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 18:50:12

“Beyond A Steel Sky” Trailer & Gameplay Clip

Revolution Software has released both a new trailer and a first look gameplay clip from “Beyond a Steel Sky,” the sequel to the iconic 1994 cult classic point-and-click adventure game “Beneath a Steel Sky”. Set in an eerie and terrifying world of AI-driven social controls and... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 18:48:07

Movie Trailer Editor On Pre-Reels & Spoilers

The last few years have seen the birth of a super annoying phenomenon in terms of online film trailers – the ‘pre-trailer reel’. They are the five-second short snippet of the trailer you’re about to see that play before the trailer itself. We’ve always been told it̵... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 15:36:09

First Trailer: Netflix & Ryan Murphy’s “The Politician”

Netflix has premiered the first trailer for “The Politician,” the first series of their mega-million dollar deal with “American Horror Story,” “American Crime Story” and “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy. Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan created the story... #trailer #netflix #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 14:29:51

Disney+’s Canada, Australia & NZ Launch Details

Disney has finally revealed the first elements of its international rollout plans for the Disney+ streaming service. Until now the company’s discussion of the service has been strictly about its domestic launch on November 12th. That has changed today with news that the service will go live on... # #disney

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 14:22:57

First Trailer: K-Stew In Sci-Fi Thriller “Underwater”

The first trailer has been released for “Underwater,” the new underwater action/sci-fi film starring Kristen Stewart, T.J. Miller, Vincent Cassel, John Gallagher Jr., Jessica Henwick, Mamoudou Athie, and Gunner Wright. William Eubank (“Signal”) helms the film about a crew of ... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 14:07:26

Full Trailer: Apple TV+’s “The Morning Show”

Following a cast-less teaser trailer last week, Apple has now released the first full trailer for its anticipated first original drama series “The Morning Show” starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Reese Witherspoon. In the series, Aniston’s character is a morning show host who ad... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 14:03:38

Steven Knight Plans “SAS: Rogue Heroes” Series

“Peaky Blinders” creator and “Eastern Promises” scribe Steven Knight will adapt Ben Macintyre’s book “SAS: Rogue heroes” into a six-episode drama series for BBC One. The story deals with the origins of the British special forces unit, the Special Air Service... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 14:02:17

Ben Wheatley Plans Brexit Zombie Series

“Kill List,” “Free Fire” and “High Rise” director Ben Wheatley has created “Generation Z,” a six-part Brexit-themed zombie black comedy-drama for UK Channel 4. The Forge will produce the project which will be Wheatley’s first original created TV ... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 13:59:29

First Trailer: HBO’s Scandi Sci-Fi “Beforeigners”

The first trailer is out for HBO’s quirky six-episode Norwegian sci-fi police procedural series “Beforeigners” which will launch on August 21st. The story begins when flashes of the light in the ocean lead to people from three time periods in the past – specifically the Stone... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 13:57:47

YouTube Scraps Multiple Original Series

YouTube is continuing to scale back on its original scripted programming continues with word today it is cancelling two of its more well-known shows and had rejected to take two recent pilots to series. Specifically the dance-themed series “Step Up: High Water” has been dumped after two ... #

Darkhorizons | 19.8.2019 13:56:36

Kevin Smith To Showrun “He-Man” Sequel Series

Filmmaker Kevin Smith has revealed that he’s serving as executive producer and showrunner on “Masters of the Universe: Revelation,” a new Netflix anime limited series. The project focuses on the unresolved storylines of the classic 1980s “He-Man and the Masters of the Univers... #

Darkhorizons | 18.8.2019 22:36:53