Disney+ Won’t Save Marvel’s “Defenders”

A new story in Variety has gone into the details of the recently canceled Marvel Television series on Netflix and confirmed what we’ve suspected – don’t expect them on Disney+ anytime soon. Reportedly the deal for the original four Marvel shows includes a clause that prevents the c... #marvel #disney

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 22:52:49

Sorkin’s “Chicago 7” Film Delayed Again

Aaron Sorkin’s long in-development film “The Trial of the Chicago 7” has been put on hold yet again. The film took over a decade in development before it went into pre-production recently from a script penned by “The West Wing” creator and “Molly’s Game̶...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 22:51:34

Ziering Joins The “Swamp Thing” Cast

Ian Ziering (“Sharknado,” “Beverly Hills 90210”) has joined the cast of the upcoming DC Universe series adaptation of the classic antihero “Swamp Thing”. Ziering is set to play the recurring role of Daniel Cassidy, a former stuntman turned movie star after starrin...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 22:50:27

Sterling K. Brown Turns Cop In “The Fence”

Sterling K. Brown (“American Crime Story,” “The Predator”) is in negotiations to star in the biopic “The Fence” for Fox Searchlight. Peter Nicks is on board to direct from a script by George Pelecanos and Dennis Lehane. Brown plays Michael Cox, an African-American...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 22:49:30

Dean Morgan Briefly Returns To “Supernatural”

The upcoming 300th episode of The CW’s “Supernatural” will see Jeffrey Dean Morgan reprising his role of John Winchester, father of Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki). Morgan first appeared in the show’s pilot and, despite the series’ ability to resurrect de...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:48:46

Stan Nabs Disney In Oz, Hinting At Global Plans

Australian streaming platform Stan has closed a deal with Hollywood studio Disney which will lock up Australian streaming rights to the studio’s most valuable assets. The deal includes key animation titles along with its Marvel, Pixar and “Star Wars” libraries. The deal was finalis... #disney

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:46:59

“The Mandalorian” Full Cast Revealed

Action legend Carl Weathers, documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog, “Breaking Bad” star Giancarlo Esposito, veteran Nick Nolte and rising actors Omid Abtahi (“American Gods”) and Emily Swallow (“Supernatural”) have all been announced as joining Pedro Pascal and Gina...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:38:41

“The Punisher” S2 To Air On Netflix In January

As part of the company’s announcements of Netflix’s January 2019 titles, the company has also dropped a brief tease for the second season of “Marvel’s The Punisher” indicating it arrives next month. Jon Bernthal’s Frank Castle prepares to continue his war on crime in th... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:37:50

Pratt, Holland Re-Team For Pixar’s “Onward”

“Avengers” duo of Chris Pratt and Tom Holland along with Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Octavia Spencer will lend their voices to the new original feature “Onward” at Disney and Pixar. Set in a suburban fantasy world, “Onward” introduces two teenage elf brothers who emba...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:36:43

New Full Trailer: “Captive State”

Focus Features has just dropped the latest full trailer for the sci-fi thriller “Captive State” due to open March 29th. John Goodman, Vera Farmiga, Ashton Sanders and Jonathan Majors star in the film which was penned by Erica Beeney and hails from “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “Th... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:35:10

“The Predator Holiday Special” Promo

In time for the Christmas holiday and to herald the arrival of Shane Black’s “The Predator” on disc next week, Comedy Central have revealed the trailer for the stop-motion animated “The Predator Holiday Special” short film. The clip will feature The Predator tangling wi... #predator

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:33:55

Joel McHale Is Starman In “Stargirl”

“Community” star Joel McHale will play Sylvester Pemberton, aka. Starman, in the upcoming DC Universe series “Stargirl”. A courageous and confident superhero, Starman is a member of the Justice Society of America and wields a mysterious anti-gravity weapon called the cosmic s...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:32:45

“Bumblebee” Reviews Strong, “Spider-Verse” Stellar

The fifth and most recent “Transformers” film, “Transformers: The Last Knight,” famously aimed to kick off a planned cinematic universe of “Transformers” films including more direct sequels. When it crashed and burned both at the box-office and critically, those p...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:50:00

“Godzilla” Sequel Won’t Hold Anything Back

When the Comic-Con trailer hit for Michael Dougherty’s “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” in July, it made itself known that this will be a monster rock-em-sock-em mashup with Godzilla taking on three villains – King Ghidorah, Mothra and Rodan – all in one outing. Speakin... #godzilla

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:31:59

The 2019 SAG Awards Nominations

The nominees for the 25th Annual SAG Awards were announced on Wednesday morning by Awkwafina and Laverne Cox. The ceremony will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on January 27th. No emcee has been announced yet for the 2019 incarnation. The nominees for this year are as follows: Outstanding Performan...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:31:12

“Venom” Co-Writer Won’t Return For Sequel

“Venom” co-writer Jeff Pinker has confirmed that a follow-up to Sony’s megahit Marvel adaptation is happening, but he won’t be involved. The film opened in October to weak reviews, but has defied expectations and become a global hit, especially in China. It has now tallied ar...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:23:41

Netflix Unveils 2018 Watching Statistics

Streaming giant Netflix has published several lists today looking at the viewing habits of its users and announced that its original rom-com film “The Kissing Booth” and its series “On My Block” are its ‘most binged’ original works. The release interestingly says ... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:22:59

National Film Registry Selects 2018 Picks

The National Film Registry of the Library of Congress has announced its annual choice of the twenty-five films deemed “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant to the nation’s film heritage. As a result, all efforts will be made to ensure they will be preserved for al...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:21:47

Quick News: 6, Togo, Glorias, French, Dutch, Room

6 Underground Netflix and Skydance Media have completed principal photography in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on the big-budget Michael Bay-directed action thriller “6 Underground”. “Deadpool” scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick penned the film which began filming i...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:20:55

Sutherland, Carter, Dance In New “Duty” DLC

Helena Bonham Carter, Kiefer Sutherland, Charles Dance, and the legendary Brian Blessed have all lent their voices to “Dead of the Night,” the zombie DLC pack for “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4”. The pack is part of the Black Ops Pass update that hits today. Players head to Rhode...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:20:01

Vin Diesel To Produce NBC Cop Drama

NBC has begun development of the crime drama “Conway” at One Race TV and Universal Television with Vin Diesel set to executive produce. Written by Jonny Umansky, the story centers on St. Louis detective Cal Conway who finds his world forever changed when he wakes up from a coma with exce...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:19:19

TV News: Earth, Shorty, Detroiters, Wait, Bundy, 3

Black Earth Rising Netflix has set a January 25th premiere date for “Black Earth Rising,” the eight-part Netflix/BBC genocide drama starring John Goodman and Michaela Coel. Hugo Blick created the labyrinthine thriller series which airs on BBC Two in the UK. Coel plays a Rwandan genocide ...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:18:28

First Photo: Alan Moore’s “The Show”

A first look photo has been released from British independent movie “The Show” which is based on an original story by “Watchmen” and “From Hell” graphic novel creator Alan Moore. Tom Burke (“Only God Forgives,” “War and Peace”) stars as Fle...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 15:17:37

CW’s 2019 Crossover: “Crisis On Infinite Earths”

The CW has announced that the iconic comic book storyline “Crisis On Infinite Earths” will serve as the story for their next DC series crossover in Fall 2019. Said storyline has been specifically teased throughout much of “The Flash” throughout its run so far and the announce...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 3:00:25

Peter Jackson’s Early Films Get Restored

Following the masterful restoration work done on the WW1 footage for his feature documentary “They Will Not Grow Old,” filmmaker Peter Jackson will be using some of that tech to help in a 4K restoration of his first four feature films. Jackson’s work from 1996’s “The Fr...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 2:12:21

Soderbergh’s “Bird” Hits Netflix In February

A press release from the Slamdance Film Festival has revealed that not only will said festival be getting the premiere of Steven Soderbergh’s new sports drama film “High Flying Bird,” but its release date on Netflix has also been set. Slamdance takes place next month and Soderbergh... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 2:10:21

NBC Plans “Blacksmith” TV Series Adaptation

NBC has begun development of the drama series “Blacksmith” based on the graphic novel by Malik Evans and Richard Sparkman. The story is centered on Alex Malloy, known in the intelligence community for building high-tech weapons for U.S. government agencies. When he discovers some of the ...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 2:07:11

“Solo,” “Green Book” & More Miss Out On Scores

As the first-round of voting has kicked-off for the Best Original Song and Best Original Score awards at the Oscars, four talked about scores have already been disqualified – one of which is for rather embarrassing reasons. “Mandy,” “Green Book,” “Solo: A Star War...

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 2:06:01

Derrickson To Direct “Doctor Strange” Sequel

Scott Derrickson has reportedly quietly finalized a deal to direct a sequel to 2016’s “Doctor Strange” for Marvel Studios. Derrickson directed and co-wrote the first film and now search for a writer to pen the script is about to get underway, no word if co-writer and DerricksonR...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 23:03:24

“Ultraman” Becomes A Live-Action U.S. Series

Celebrated Japanese superhero Ultraman will be adapted into a live-action U.S.-made TV series by Starlight Runner Entertainment. Tsuburaya Productions, the studio behind the original Ultra franchise, has hired Jeff Gomez’s transmedia production company to develop the character for American aud...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 22:33:17

The “Aquaman” Reviews Are Now In

The first reviews for James Wan’s “Aquaman” film are now in and with forty-six reviews counted, the film sits on a 78% and 6.2/10 on Rotten Tomatoes, putting it in second place in the DCEU between “Wonder Woman” (93%) and “Man of Steel” (56%). The film has b... #aquaman

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 21:54:40

Chris Messina Is Victor Zsasz In “Birds of Prey

Chris Messina (“Sharp Objects,” “Argo,” “Devil”) has scored the role of Victor Zsasz in the upcoming DCEU movie “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” at Warner Bros. Pictures. Ewan McGregor’s Black Mask is the main vill...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 21:44:09

Second Trailer: Netflix’s “Bird Box”

Netflix has released the second Bird Box trailer for Sandra Bullock’s post-apocalyptic horror thriller “Bird Box” based on the 2014 novel by Josh Malerman. Trevante Rhodes, Sarah Paulson, John Malkovich, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, Danielle Macdonald, Tom Hollander and BD Wong co-s... #trailer #netflix

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 21:35:18

Quaid, Brenneman, Bridges Join “Goliath” S3

Amazon Prime Video has renewed the Billy Bob Thornton-led series “Goliath” for a third season. This season, the unexpected death of an old friend leads Billy McBride (Thornton) to take a case in the drought-stricken Central Valley where he comes face-to-face with a new Goliath: a billion...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 21:29:58

Araki, Soderbergh’s “Apocalypse” Sets A Date

Acclaimed filmmaker Gregg Araki (“Mysterious Skin,” “The Doom Generation,” “Splendor”) is coming to television with the new Starz comedy series “Now Apocalypse” which premieres March 10th on the premium cable network. The surreal, coming-of-age comedy ...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 21:26:52

Netflix Announces “Selena: The Series”

Netflix has handed out a straight-to-series order for “Selena: The Series,” a biographical drama about late Tejano music legend Selena Quintanilla. Selena was an American singer, songwriter, model, actress, and fashion designer who became one of the most beloved Mexican-American entertai... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 21:15:33

Second Full Trailer: “True Detective” S3

HBO has released a second official full trailer for the third season of “True Detective”. Set in the heart of the Ozarks, a disturbing crime occurs and a mystery that deepens over decades plays out in the three separate time periods. Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali will portray Wayne Hays, a... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 21:11:10

Trailer: “Farmageddon: Shaun the Sheep Movie”

The first trailer has been released for “Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,” the sequel to Aardman and Studiocanal’s 2015 box office feature hit based on the popular kids series. In the sequel, strange lights over the quiet town of Mossingham herald the arrival of a mystery visito... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 15:06:58

“Assassin’s Creed” Producer Adapting “Duke Nukem”

Jean-Julien Baronnet, a producer on the Michael Fassbender-led film adaptation of the popular “Assassin’s Creed” video game franchise, is taking another property from the gaming world – “Duke Nukem”. Baronnet and Gearbox Software are teaming to adapt the iconic 19...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 15:02:12

Disney Passes $7 Billion At The Box-Office

Ahead of the merger with Fox being completed, Walt Disney Studios is celebrating a record $7 billion global box-office haul for the year to date. That makes it only the second time in history any studio has surpassed the $7 billion mark with the first being Disney back in 2016. Disney earned an esti... #disney

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 15:00:29

The “Metro 2033” Film Adaptation Cancelled

Announced two years ago, it seems that work on a film adaptation of the popular novel and video game series “Metro 2033” has been halted at MGM. As a result, the rights have reverted to author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Glukhovsky told VG247 that the film’s scriptwriter F. Scott Frazier ha...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 14:58:39

Jake Gyllenhaal To Lead “The Guilty” Remake

Bold Films and Nine Stories have acquired the film rights to this year’s acclaimed contained Danish thriller “The Guilty” and have attached Jake Gyllenhaal to star in and produce. Winning the world cinema audience award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and Denmark’s foreign-la...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 14:55:28

“Audrey at Home” TV Series Planned

Following both their successes “The Young Pope” and “My Brilliant Friend” for HBO, Italian production company Wildside will adapt Luca Dotti’s best-selling novel “Audrey at Home” into a TV drama series about the life of Hollywood legend Audrey Hepburn. The b...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 14:54:12

Teaser Trailer: Patel, Hammer In “Hotel Mumbai”

Australian filmmaker Anthony Maras leaps to directing his first feature with the thriller “Hotel Mumbai” which deals with the true story tale of the devastating terrorist attack on the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India in 2008. Adopting a Paul Greengrass-esque documentary-like approach, th... #trailer

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 3:24:24

Netflix’s “Carmen Sandiego” Set For Jan 18th

Netflix has announced a January 18th premiere date for its upcoming reboot of the 1980s video game franchise turned 1990s animated series “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?”. Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”) voices the title role in the series while Finn Wolfhard (R... #netflix

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 0:15:55

Legendary To Remake “Toxic Avenger”

Legendary has acquired the film rights to “The Toxic Avenger” franchise from Troma Entertainment. Launched as a low-budget B-movie in 1984, the film series told the story of a boy who becomes a disfigured radioactive hulking mess after falling into a vat of toxic waste. He then uses his ...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 0:14:11

New Details On Jordan Peele’s “Us”

Following his massive success with “Get Out,” comedian turned filmmaker Jordan Peele soon returns with his second directorial effort “Us” about which little is known. Now, thanks to recent test screening invitations, a first plot synopsis for the film has gone online and goes...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 0:12:43

Naomie Harris Turns Cop In “Black and Blue”

Oscar nominee Naomie Harris (“Moonlight,” “Skyfall”) will lead the cop thriller “Black and Blue” for Screen Gems. Harris plays a rookie in New Orleans who accidentally stumbles on some fellow officers murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by the body cam o...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 0:11:22

Quick News: Charlie, Potter, Strange, Wu, Hearts

Charlie’s Angels Production has officially wrapped on director Elizabeth Banks’ “Charlie’s Angels” reboot at Sony Pictures. Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska lead the cast of the new film which also stars Patrick Stewart and Banks as two versions of Bosley ...

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 0:06:51