Tuesday, July 8, 2008

New Movie Previews

OK, so there are some amazing movies coming out this year, everyone loved Iron Man, it was great. And everyone knows about Batman and has seen the preview so there is no need to post those, but here are some interesting movies you may not have seen the previews for:
James Bond in Quantum of Solace, Nov 7, 2008

Do I really need to explain the meaning of James Bond? One of the best franchises of all time!! Oh, as a side note the movie take place one hour after where the last Bond flick (Casino Royale) ended and Daniel Craig is returning as James Bond.

Next, The Day the Earth Stood Still:

This movie may need a little more explaining. It is a remake of a 1950s sci-fi classic. I won't give too much plot away because it looks like it diverges a little from the original plot (but not too much). Anyways, without knowing anything about the plot, one can see from the preview that it looks really, really good.

As for other good news:
-- X-Men Origins: Wolverine comes out May 1, 2009 with Hugh Jackman returning as the Wolverine and directed by Gavin Hood (who won the Academy Award for best foreign film in 2005 for "Totsi"). The screenplay will be done by David Benioff (who wrote the screenplays for "Troy" and "25th Hour"). Joining the cast are Gambit (played by Taylor Kitsch from TVs "Friday Night Lights"), Deadpool (by Ryan Reynolds), John Wraith (by Black Eyed Peas Will.i.am), Col. William Stryker (by DannyHuston), Kayla Silver Fox (by Lynn Collins), and of course Sabretooth (by Liev Schreiber).

--Thor for this film only the director has been announced, and it is Matthew Vaughn, the director of "Stardust," and "Layer Cake."

Anywho, that's it for me. Hope you're as excited about these films as I am. Other tidbits, in the works after Thor are movies about Captain America, and then an Avengers film that will link up Iron Man, Hulk, Thor and Captain America. Woo Hoo!!


Purrbinks said...

Just so no one will get confused, Wolverine will be premiering in 2009.

Scott H. said...

Sorry, I originally put 2008 in the original post, now corrected...Thanks stranger

T.J. Shelby said...

Those do look good. I had just seen Quantum's trailer last week and to be honest...I'm a little disappointed. Which could be a good thing...I'll expect a B- and if it's a B+ or an A-, then I'll be ecstatic.

The Day the Earth Stood Still does look really good. Regarding Wolverine...this may sound weird but I am more worried about them ruining Gambit than whatever they do with the movie. Maybe because I'm comfortable with Hugh Jackman as Wolverine so I don't care as much about the story but they better not mess up Remy.

Nicole Shelby said...

I'm with T. There are so many excellent movies.
Hopefully, all quickly to DVD so I can watch them!

Jodi Jean said...

wow ... QoS looks amazing ... but i love james bond no matter what (thank you for that!) and i'm glad daniel craig is still bond, i LOVED him in casion royale!

the day the earth stood still looks interesting!! and had some good actors in it (always a plus)

OOOOH remy ... i kept wondering if we'd ever see gambit. i know he's one of your faves ... hopefully they do well by him. and ryan reynolds as deadpool ... i can't imagine that!

oh and i had to point out ... you need to post more often ... i've posted more this month than you have ALL year! and i finished "the host" today, i'm starting on dracula next!

LOVE ya little brother, it was good seeing ya for a bit the other day? is your wireless working now?

Nicole Shelby said...

like the new look...

it looks like a cool stamp...