There’s lots of exciting geek showbiz news, and we round it up here.
Sony released a trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home
, which has racked up over 50 million views to date, indicating a lot of interest in the third film in the series (below
). The movie will be released for the holidays, on December 17 (see "Best in Shows – 2021
Mattel Television has released info, images, and a trailer for He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
, a new animated series dropping September 16 on Netflix. This series is targeted younger than Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelations
(see "MotU Trailer
"), which dropped earlier this summer. The CGI animation (see pics and trailer below
) has a very different look, and the story introduces a new He-Man, giving today’s kids a jumping-on point of their own.
20th Century Studios has released a (red-band) trailer (below
) for the The King’s Man,
third in the series of films based on Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’ The Secret Service
graphic novels. After multiple delays and date changes, release is planned for December 22 (see "Best in Shows – 2021
The Netflix Magic: The Gathering
animated series is starting over. Originally announced in 2019 with the Russo brothers in charge (see "New ‘Magic’ Animated Series
"), the series now is being exec produced by veteran producer Jeff Kline (per Deadline
), who’s run a wide range of Hasbro-based TV series. The Russo brothers left over creative differences, according to the report, but assisted in the transition to Kline.
Netflix has acquired rights to the upcoming sequel to Texas Chainsaw Massacre
from Legendary Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter
. David Blue Garcia (Tejano
) directed, with Elsie Fisher, Sarah Yarkin, Jacob Latimore, and Moe Dunford in the cast.
Jake Gylenhall will produce and star in a film adaption of Oblivion Song,
the Image graphic novels by Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo De Felici (see "Interview with Robert Kirkman
"), according to Deadline
. New Republic Pictures, which optioned the film rights, and Skybound will produce along with Gyllenhaal’s Nine Stories.