One of the most interesting questions about M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming Glass feature is just how big the film’s stakes are going to get, considering that it features on a evil super genius, an unbreakable man, and a being who might as well be a near-invulnerable demon. There are a number of directions the movie could go.
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Netflix announced last week that it’s doing a live-action series based on Avatar: The Last Airbender, starting production next year. Of course, as much as we’d like to forget, this isn’t the first live-action adaptation of Nickelodeon’s iconic animated series. And the previous version made a lot of mistakes. Bad ones.
The Nun, a prequel delving into the antagonist first introduced in The Conjuring 2, comes out September 6—just the latest project spawned by the spooky franchise (lest we forget, a third Annabelle movie is now in the works). Now that horror spinoffs are all the rage, we have a few suggestions beyond the Conjuring films for Hollywood to consider.
A Spider-Man star could be joining Disney's Little Mermaid reboot. Idris Elba just can't escape those Bond rumours. Laurie Strode continues to look amazingly badarse in new Halloween stills. Plus, even more apocalyptic American Horror Story teasers, and the CW hypes up the return of its DC shows. Spoilers, away!
Within the span of just a few films, M. Night Shyamalan went from being thought of as one of the most innovative and promising directors in Hollywood to being derided for movies such as Lady in the Water and Avatar: The Last Airbender, which failed to capture audience’s imaginations.
With his latest films Split and Glass, however, Shyamalan’s star has been on the rise again as he’s stealthily revealed himself to be the architect of one of the more fascinating superhero franchises out there.
Video: Eighteen years after we first met the unbreakable David Dunn and the extremely breakable Elijah Price, they’re back in the first trailer for M. Night Shyalaman’s Glass, and this time they have Kevin Crumb and his 23 personalities with them.
Considering it's called Glass, it's no surprise Samuel L. Jackson sees the upcoming film as the ultimate wish fulfillment for his sinister supervillain character of the same name.
Before M. Night Shyamalan debuted the first footage from his upcoming movie Glass at CinemaCon, his star Samuel L. Jackson had something to say. "It's about time I got the title role in my own motherfucking movie," he said to the audience in Las Vegas. And, from the looks of the footage, what a movie this could be.
Writer Jennifer Lee talks about the chances of Elsa finding love in Frozen 2. A familiar face is making a brief return in Once Upon a Time. Bruce Campbell discussed the future of Ash vs. Evil Dead. The Orville recruits a big Star Trek writer. Plus, new looks at the next episodes of The Flash and Supernatural. To me, my spoilers!
Sci-fi and fantasy films are famously fond of twist endings. Certainly, authors such as Richard Matheson and TV shows such as The Twilight Zone are a big reason why - but last-act shocks reach back to the era of silent cinema, as anyone who's seen 1920's The Cabinet of Dr Caligari can attest. Last-act shocks don't always work, but they're almost always memorable. Here are the best and the worst.