After unveiling the final trailer for next month’s Justice League over the weekend, Warner Bros and DC Films released an alternate UK cut – which features more new footage from the hotly-anticipated superhero ensemble. Check it out here.
Over to Marvel Studios for a brief moment, and visual development supervisor Andy Park took to Instagram to share a batch of early concept designs for Christopher Eccleston’s villainous Dark Elf Malekith in the 2013 sequel Thor: The Dark World. Check it out here.
After working on the screenplay for several months, Sylvester Stallone has revealed via Instagram that he will take over from Ryan Coogler as director on Creed 2, which is expected to shoot next year. Read more here.
Ahead of its premiere on YouTube Red, we have an exclusive clip from Lifeline, the new sci-fi thriller series executive produced by Dwayne Johnson. Check it out here.
It’s fair to say that last year’s Assassin’s Creed was a disappointment – not only with critics and fans but at the box office too. Many felt it would be the movie to kickstart a revolution for video game adaptations, but it didn’t deliver – and now its star, Michael Fassbender, has slammed the film. “I think we missed an opportunity there a little bit. So we’ll wait and see what Ubisoft are coming up with. But right now I don’t know,” Fassbender said when asked about a sequel. “I would make it more entertaining, that’s really the main note. The feeling of the film, I think it took itself too seriously and I would get to the action a lot quicker. I think there’s three beginnings of the film, which is a mistake.” Read more here.
Although the series has been pushed back due to the terrible tragedy in Las Vegas, co-creator of The Punisher, Gerry Conway, has said that Jon Bernthal has provided his favourite screen version of the character. “Jon Bernthal gives The Punisher the kind of pathos that’s underneath the tough guy, and I really like that,” he said at New York Comic Con. Read more here.
George Chrysostomou asks how crucial “Universe” branding is to today’s movie franchises. Check that out here.