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Director Alex Garland's Annihilation recently came under fire for being the latest example of a movie casting white actors as characters who were people of colour in the source material. Garland has said that he wasn't aware of the whitewashing issue, and in a recent interview actresses Natalie Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh say they didn't either - but they agree their film is part of a larger problem.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Kathleen Kennedy talks about George Lucas' brief involvement with Solo: A Star Wars Story. There are more rumours about Venom and the character's most famous comic book foe. Alex Garland teases a new sci-fi TV show in the works. Plus, new looks at Annihilation and the return of Legends of Tomorrow. Spoilers now!
Only days after Netflix surprise-released Paramount's feared flop The Cloverfield Paradox, the online platform has bought the rights to the Michael Peña, Mike Colter, and Lizzy Caplan-starring alien invasion film Extinction, a movie that's been sitting on Universal's shelf for months. I'm starting to notice a trend here.
For those who haven't read the books, Annihilation's trailers have been shrouded in mystery. What is "The Shimmer," what is it doing, and perhaps most importantly, how big of a threat does it pose? A new featurette from Paramount dives a bit more into what this strange anomaly is and the effect it's having on our world.
Hemsworth also offers some hope for Thor's future after Avengers: Infinity War and its follow-up. J.A. Bayona talks about high heels and Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom. Showtime still wants a Halo TV show. Ryan Murphy looks to the future for American Horror Story. Plus, new images from Black Lightning. Spoilers now!
Annihilation looks like it has a lot going for it: Killer art direction and special effects; acclaimed writer-director Alex Garland (Ex Machina); and an all-star cast that includes Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson and Gina Rodriguez. But the power players behind the hotly anticipated sci-fi movie are still battling over what kind of release it should get.
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Greg Berlanti shoots down casting rumours for his Little Shop of Horrors remake. John Boyega teases speedy robots for Pacific Rim: Uprising. David Ramsey promises hell for Diggle in Arrow's next season. Plus, a new look at Syfy's next ridiculous original movie, and new clips from this week's Shadowhunters. Spoilers, assemble!
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Alex Garland, the writer of Dredd, 28 Days Later and director of Ex Machina, is currently finishing his next film, Annihilation. It's based on the famous sci-fi novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer and though it's not expected to hit theatres until next year, a few behind-the-scenes photos show the movie is going to be seriously beautiful.