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Movie News Roundup – SHIELD, Deadpool, Zelda, Birdman

Posted on February 9th, 2015

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‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Midseason Return Trailer: Skye & Raina Become Inhuman

Source: ScreenRant

When we last left Coulson and his team before the midseason break, Skye was finally revealed to be the Marvel Comics character Daisy Johnson a.k.a. Quake. And yet, perhaps even more importantly, this major development introduced the Inhumans storyline to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

And a brand new trailer from IGN doesn’t waste any time asking the central question from the midseason premiere: “What have they become?”

 


 

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Ryan Reynolds Talks ‘Deadpool’ and What Went Wrong with ‘Green Lantern’

Source: Latino-Review

Ryan Reynolds is reprising the [Deadpool] role and talked to Yahoo! Movies about why it won’t be as bad as Wolverine, or Green Lantern, or RIPD…

First off, Mr Reynolds, how did the Deadpool movie finally come to fruition?

“Leaked test footage. Exclusively the leaked test footage, 100 percent.”

Okay, so who leaked it? Was it you? The people demand to know!

“I would have, if I had known it would have caused that! Honestly, we all thought Tim Miller, the director, had leaked it. But I have since investigated that enough, in quiet moments when he was beyond the point of being penalized by anybody, and he said that he really didn’t do it. The initial [leak] came from Fox they think – someone recorded the footage on their iPhone and then released it. And then once that happened, somebody hacked into Blurred Studios and got the original footage in high-res and put it online.”

I guess you’re glad it was leaked?

“Now, we get to make the movie. We don’t get to make it with the budget of most superhero movies, but we get to make it the way we want to make it, so that’s even more exciting than having a catered lunch.”

Why should we be excited about Deadpool? You don’t exactly have the best track record when it comes to comic book adaptations.

“Well, script. When we shot Green Lantern, nobody auditioning for the role of Green Lantern was given the opportunity to read the script, because the script didn’t exist. I’m not complaining about it – it was an opportunity of a lifetime, and if I were to go back and retrace my steps, I would probably do everything the exact same way. But script, that’s what’s different on this one.

“We’ve had a script for three years. The script got leaked, and people even loved that. That says a lot – if you can create a script around a comic-book character that is directly within the canon of the character and be embraced. That’s a huge step in the right direction. I’ve since learned that a lot of superhero movies don’t really have a fully functioning draft of the screenplay ready until they’re already well into shooting.”

Deadpool is set to hit theatres February 12, 2016.

 


 

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Netflix Developing Live-Action LEGEND OF ZELDA Series

Source: ComicBookMovie

Fans have wondered if they’d ever see a live-action take on Legend Of Zelda, and now it seems Nintendo’s incredibly popular fantasy video game is being adapted for the small screen by Netflix. The show is being envisioned as “Game Of Thrones for a family audience”.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Netflix are looking to develop a live-action TV series based on The Legend Of Zelda video games. According to them, the idea is to produce a more family-orientated version of Game Of Thrones. Writers are currently being sought, and though Nintendo are on board, it’s all said to be the very early stages.

What do you think of this news?

Are you interested in a Live-Action Zelda series? in Movie-List’s Hangs on LockerDome

 


 

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First images of Krysten Ritter from Netflix’s AKA Jessica Jones

Source: JoBLo

A couple of days ago the first trailer for Netflix’s Daredevil series was released, and now we have a first look at AKA Jessica Jones, but in a different form. Production has begun on the Marvel show (code named “Violet”), and several photos of Krysten Ritter as Jones have surfaced online. AKA Jessica Jones is set after Jones decided to quit being a superhero though, so Ritter isn’t wearing a costume in the images below, although she’ll likely suit up for the planned The Defenders series.

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Watch Michael Keaton Act Out Birdman Scenes, As Rewritten By Little Kids

Source: CinemaBlend

While Michael Keaton has earned heaps of praise and an Academy Award nomination for his darkly dramatic turn in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman, we will never forget that most of the star’s career has been dedicated to work in comedy. Fortunately, he hasn’t left these skills behind, and they suited him quite well last night while appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, specifically performing scenes from Birdman as written by children.

 


 

Watch Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch and More Recreate Famous Movie Scenes in New Short Film

Source: Collider

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Though Hollywood is considered the centerpiece of modern filmmaking, many of our best and brightest actors come from across the pond. To celebrate the current Brits that are making waves on both the big screen and small screen, the folks at Vanity Fair have put together a rather fun short film told in three parts: “Preparing for War”, “Coming to America”, and “Victory Is Assured”.

You can watch the short film below via Vanity Fair. The triptych was directed by Jason Bell.




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