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Drew Goddard confirmed to direct ‘Sinister Six’ for Sony.

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Last year, Sony confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man franchise would be receiving a pair of spinoff films, in the form of Venom and Sinister Six. At the time, Drew Goddard was tapped to pen the screenplay for the latter film, and THR confirmed today that he would also be stepping behind the camera, as well. While the original incarnation of ... Read More »

Sony officially announces ‘The Last Of Us’ film adaptation.

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We’ve known for some time now that film based on Sony’s blockbuster video game The Last Of Us was in the works – Screen Gems began registering URLs in November – but now it’s official, with Deadline reporting news of the deal, as well as the creative talent involved. Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures will produce the adaptation, and the ... Read More »

Marc Webb confirmed to direct ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3.’

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Briefly: This isn’t exactly a shocking revelation, but Sony has confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb will return to helm the third installment of the franchise. The news comes via a recent article in Variety, which explores the studio’s financial status and hypothesizes that a few more tentpole franchises might be in order. Webb did a solid job ... Read More »

‘Robocop’ – FREE advance screening – Phoenix, AZ

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The Nerd Repository is giving away passes for a special advance screening of Robocop, starring Joel Kinnaman, Abbie Cornish, and Michael Keaton. This is your opportunity to see the film before it officially opens in theaters! The screening will take place on Monday, February 10th in Phoenix, AZ. Simply click on the link below to enter for your chance to ... Read More »

‘Horrible Bosses’ director to helm ‘Uncharted’ adaptation for Sony.

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Uncharted, the film adaptation based on Sony’s bestselling video game franchise of the same name, has had a long and difficult journey to the big screen. David O. Russell was attached to direct at one point, although his vision of the film bore little resemblance to the source material, and he ultimately left the project over a disagreement with Sony ... Read More »

Sneak peek at ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Super Bowl spot.

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While plenty of high-profile summer blockbusters will debut new footage during the Super Bowl, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 counts itself as one of the most anticipated. Luckily, you don’t have to wait until Sunday to see the new footage… in its entirety, anyway. Sony has released “Part One” of the Super Bowl ad, with “Part Two” scheduled to air during ... Read More »

‘Sly Cooper’ teaser: Sony brings popular game franchise to the big screen.

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Sony is bringing another of its popular video game franchises to the big screen, announcing that Sly Cooper would be getting the CG animated treatment for a feature film scheduled to bow in 2016. The news comes from the film’s official Facebook page, where a teaser trailer was just released. Check it out.   Much like the animated Ratchet and ... Read More »

Electro takes center stage in new ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ international posters.

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In The Amazing-Spider Man 2, our favorite neighborhood webslinger (Andrew Garfield) may be up against Rhino (Paul Giamatti) and the Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan), but his biggest threat, and the film’s central baddie, still appears to be Electro (Jamie Foxx). The character figured prominently into the footage shown during New Year’s Eve, and is the focal point of three new ... Read More »

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ clip: need a hand?

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As part of the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration, Sony debuted a new clip from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which features Electro (Jamie Foxx) wreaking havoc on the unsuspecting citizens of Manhattan while Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) swoops in to even the odds. Check it out below.   Directed by Marc Webb, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens on May 2. ... Read More »

’22 Jump Street’ red-band trailer: it’s just drinking games and bonding.

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21 Jump Street (see our review here) was a rare example of a recognizable franchise being successfully updated for a modern audience. The film was incredibly funny, and gave me a whole new appreciation for the comedic talents of Channing Tatum as he worked alongside Jonah Hill in a goofy send-up of the original television series. With the film’s success, it ... Read More »

Andrew Garfield not currently signed on for ‘Amazing Spider-Man 4.’

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While the trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 seems to indicate the film will lay plenty of groundwork for a much larger universe, there’s a key element of that universe that may be missing by the time Sony gets to their fourth installment: Andrew Garfield. Sony has already locked down release dates for two more follow-ups, but it seems Garfield ... Read More »

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ trailer: not everyone has a happy ending.

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Over the past few weeks, there have been plenty of questions raised about The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Comic-Con attendees who managed to fight their way into Hall H were treated to some very early footage, but for the general public, today marks their first real look at the film. Check out the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.   ... Read More »

Official versions of leaked ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ posters revealed.

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The buzz surrounding The Amazing Spider-Man 2 warped into overdrive last weekend when a fan snapped a photo of a three-piece poster that revealed our first glimpse of Rhino and what appeared to be a new incarnation of Green Goblin. The photo was blurry and taken at an odd angle, so it was difficult to make out many details, but ... Read More »

Fan photo of ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ poster shows first look at Green Goblin and Rhino.

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We’ve known for awhile now that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 would be upping the stakes by including at least two villains: Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Rhino (Paul Giamatti), with the latter’s onscreen incarnation still something of a mystery. We also knew that Dane DeHaan would be portraying Harry Osborn in the film, which led to rumors that we might see ... Read More »

Alternate designs revealed for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ costume.

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With the release of The Amazing Spider-Man coming so closely on the heels of Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, the filmmakers knew they had to establish a new universe and a new continuity. One of the most noticeable differences, right from the start, was Spider-Man’s new costume – but have you ever wondered how many iterations the design went through before ... Read More »