We round up the geek movie news from recent days, with news on upcoming films, a release of a 40-year-old classic, and how AT&T will market Warner Bros. films.’The Green Hornet’ Set for Movie Reboot”), and wrote Wonderland, a Mark Wahlberg feature adapting a Robert E. Parker book series, which recently finished shooting for Netflix. Kirkman walked with ICv2 about Oblivion Song earlier this year (see “ICv2 Interview: Robert Kirkman Part 1”). Legendary Envisions Multiple Adaptations for Lemire’s ‘Black Hammer’”), include a shared universe between the film and TV projects, Lemire revealed to ComicBook.com. Lemire is currently writing an initial screenplay. ’Black Adam’”), has a director; horror director Jaume Collet-Serra has been signed to helm the film.
AT&T will market WarnerMedia movies (and TV shows) in its 2200 company-owned stores, according to Media Play News. Some AT&T stores have already given away movie tickets (to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) and displayed movie props from Warner Bros. movies.
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for The Kitchen, based on the Vertigo comic series. The film has an impressive cast, which includes Elisabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy, and Tiffany Haddish (see “First Look at ‘The Kitchen’”). Release is planned for August 8. A new edition of the graphic novel is planned for July (see “New Edition of ‘The Kitchen’”).