Here are @mrcrockpot’s top stories of the week, enjoy! Which news are you most excited about? Let us know!
Godzilla: King of Monsters Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is released
Godzilla is back! And the newest score, filled with every theme you would ever need, is incredible. Make sure to check out this remake (Blue Oyster Cult) by Bear McCreary featuring Serj Tankian from System of a Down below! It’s wild! Godzilla: King of the Monsters releases on May 31st.
Sonic the Hedgehog delayed until February 2020
After the outcry from fans regarding Sonic’s appearance, director Jeff Fowler announced that Sonic will be pushed back til February 14th, 2020. Good decision to push it back to get it right. However, Sonic will now be battling with the new Harley Quinn film Birds of Prey, a Kingsmen prequel, and an untitled live action Disney film.
Knights of the Old Republic Movie Rumored To Be In Development
The beloved video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is rumored to be in development and could become a new trilogy in the franchise. If you don’t know anything about KOTR video game, then turn around and walk the other way. You’ll thank me in a few years from now.
Check out this Fan Made Batman vs Iron fight!
Billy Cramer released this DCEU vs MCU gem. Here is the link to his YouTube channel.
Akira Release Date Announced
Taika Waititi, the director of Thor: Ragnarok, announced that his live action version of Akira will be hitting theaters on May 21st, 2020.
MIB: International Box Office Numbers Projecting Very Poorly
Men in Black: International is projected to make a franchise low 40 million dollar opening weekend. The new Men in Black flick opens on June 14th.
A Quiet Place 2 Release Date Bumped Up
Star the speculation! John Krasinski, who will be directing the sequel, says A Quiet Place 2 will not be your ordinary sequel. A Quiet Place 2 will now be hitting theaters on March 20th, 2020.
DC Subtly Hints that Robert Pattinson is Batman
DC has yet to confirm that Robert Pattinson will be playing Batman in the upcoming The Batman film. Jim Lee, Chief Creative Officer for DC Entertainment, posted this image on Instagram. Did he just make it official? Let us know your thoughts!
Parasite Wins Big at Cannes 2019
Snowpiercer Director Bong Joon-ho’s newest film Parasite brought home the festival’s biggest prize, the Palme d’Or. The film is currently 97% on Rotten Tomatoes. Here is a trailer.
MCU Phase 4 Rumors: Venom IN, Deadpool OUT
Rumors are swirling that the MCU is trying to add Tom Hardy’s Venom into the next phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Meanwhile, Deadpool will continue to be separate from the MCU moving forward.
Ridley Scott Directing a Sequel to Alien: Covenant
With an Alien prequel script already in development, it was announced that Ridley Scott will be directing the sequel to Alien: Covenant.
Star Trek: Picard Teaser Drops!!!
Why did you Starfleet, Admiral? Chills.
Avengers: Endgame Continues to Shatter Records
Avengers: Endgame is now the second ever film to cross the 800 US Box Office threshold. It is currently 133 million dollars behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens. According to Box Office Mojo, here is how the Top 5 looks in domestic sales. What a time to be alive if you’re a superhero movie.
1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens 936 Million
2 Avengers: Endgame 803 Million
3 Avatar 760 Million
4 Black Panther 700 Million
5 Avengers: Infinity War 678 Million
The New Gods Script in the Works!
DC writer Tom King and Director Ava Duvernay are co-writing a script for The New Gods. For anyone that doesn’t know, this sounds like Darkseid could still be happening for DCEU.
New Avengers Game!!!
Marvel’s Avengers, the new game by Square Enix, will be on show at E3 on June 10th! Here are some details.
Marvel Disney+ shows will directly impact the MCU
There has been confirmation that the new Loki and Bucky/Falcon shows on Disney+ will have direct ties to the next phases of the MCU.
Who is your daddy and what does he do?
Arnold Schwarzegger will be returning to school in Superhero Kindergarten, an animated TV show. Even better, Stan Lee will have a cameo in every episode. This is definitely one TV show to keep an eye on.
New Pixar Flick Onward Gets a Teaser
Looks absolutely incredible!
Godzilla: King of the Monsters Opening Night!!!
I got to see Godzilla: King of the Monsters on opening night. Here is my non-spoiler review of the film. I liked it!
ROBERT PATTINSON IS BATMAN!!!
Major news broke that 1) Robert Pattinson WILL in fact play Bruce Wayne in The Batman and 2) The new Batman flick will begin its own TRILOGY! WOOHOO!
Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens to the media for a first look!
Check it out!
DC Universe Releases Episode One of Swamp Thing!!!
Swamp Thing has been unleashed! Here are my quick takeaways from Episode 1!