This Star Wars Veteran Thinks He’ll Be Back On The Big Screen Eventually

lando calrissianAs the Star Wars universe expands exponentially, we’re going to get to meet all kinds of new characters and go on all sorts of fun new adventures. And of course we’re going to get to hang out with some familiar faces as well, most notably Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo. That’s pretty awesome. When we found out that some characters were going to show up again, it kicked off an avalanche of speculation about who might return, and when we found out who, people were bummed that maybe their favorite was left out. With so many more movies on the way, there are ample opportunities for others to reprise their roles, and one former player thinks that he will be back for another movie eventually.

One notable absence in Star Wars: The Force Awakens is Billy Dee Williams’ Lando Calrissian. That’s a bummer, as lots of us would love to see what he’s been up to since he blew up the Death Star in Return of the Jedi. Lando did show up recently on the animated series Star Wars Rebels, with Williams providing the voice, and though he won’t be on the big screen come December 18, he expects that it is only a matter of time before he rejoins that far, far away galaxy.


Meet Vincent D’Onofrio’s Dangerous Jurassic World Character

Jurassic WorldWe’ve met one of the villains in Colin Trevorrow’s upcoming feature Jurassic Word, in the form of that nasty new, lab-grown dinosaur that’s a mixture of T-rex, Velociraptor, snake, and cuttlefish DNA. It’s hard to have a monster be the bad guy, and in that spirit, we’ve now got our first look at Vincent D’Onofrio’s character, who we’ve heard plays the human antagonist in the return to the Jurassic Park franchise.

D’Onofrio plays Vic Hoskins. In addition to running the theme park, the Masrani Corporation also has a great variety of interests around the globe, and as such, they have lots of assets to keep secure. Good old Vic is in charge of all of protecting all of this, and in this handy dandy, corporate introduction, you get the distinct impression that things are not always so simple and straightforward as they want you to think. You can’t help but presume that Vic and company are also responsible for “dealing” with internal problems for the company. He seems like the kind of guy who has disappeared the body of a whistleblower once or twice.


This Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer Fights Back

Whether you’re stoked or not, you’re getting more from The Divergent Series, with the upcoming sequel Insurgent. While the first film was kind of bland and generic, everything we’ve seen this time around has focused on the action, adventure, and strange, almost psychedelic imagery. That includes this new trailer.

This short preview really plays up the oversimplified dystopian social system from Veronica Roth’s trilogy of young adult novels. In a post-apocalyptic Chicago—you’re never sure exactly what exactly what tragedy led to the end of this particular world—society has been segregated into five different factions based on your most dominant personality trait. Divergents, those people who don’t fit into any single section, are the greatest threat to this new way of life for some reason, which is where heroine Beatrice “Tris” Prior (Shailene Woodley) falls.


Marvel’s Spider-Man Wants One Of These Two Young Actors To Play The Web Slinger

Spider-ManThe news just came out that Spider-Man is returning home and joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and there’s already talk of who might don that iconic suit and swing from building to building. Marvel doesn’t waste any time. The last two actors to play the role—Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire—were in their thirties (granted, Garfield looks like he’s about fifteen), but this time around their aiming for a much younger actor and take him back to high school. There will likely be tons of names floating around, but right now the top two on the list are Dylan O’Brien and Logan Lerman.

This report comes from Variety and indicates that both of the baby-faced actors have become candidates for the role, though they do also say that no one has actually been approached about it yet. Right now these are just a couple names being kicked around, and you have to imagine that, even if one of them does wind up with the part, there will be many more mentioned before this is all over.


This Is The Holdup With Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie

neill-blomkamp-was-developing-an-alien-film-and-heres-some-concept-art-1-578x578Early this year, Neill Blomkamp released a bunch of concept art for an Alien movie he had been working on. It looked crazy awesome, and the idea of the visionary director of District 9 and Elysium delving into that particular universe sounded incredible. But it was unclear if it was something he was doing for fun, or if it was an actual project that was in the works but petered out. We’ve now learned the real deal, and the truth is that the only thing standing between us and Neill Blomkamp’s Alien movie is actually Neill Blomkamp himself.

His latest, the allegorical robot adventure Chappie (which looks like the bastard child of RoboCop and Short Circuit, and I mean that in the best possible way), comes out in a few weeks and he’s been hitting the promotional circuit hard. Talking to Uproxx, the director shed some light on his Alien endeavor.


This Video Shows You Everything Wrong With John Carter

John Carter was a rather sizeable flop when it came out a little less than three years ago. Sure, earning $73 million domestically ($284 million world wide) sounds like a lot of money, but when your movie costs $250 million, that’s not exactly what the studio hoped for. It doesn’t help matters that it was critically savaged upon release, and that, coupled with Battleship essentially sunk Taylor Kitch’s shot at being a big time leading man, at least for the time being. As you can imagine, there are some serious problems with this movie, and Cinema Sins’ latest “Everything Wrong With…” video tackles this sci-fi opus.