After a hit original and two sequels, one of the most iconic movie franchises in Australian history is getting revived via a mysterious new project with the original legendary bushman Mick Dundee (played again by Paul Hogan). The actor, with the help of some friends, will be bringing the beloved character back in a fun and surprising way for Dundee: The Son of a Legend Returns Home. Most surprising of all: Danny McBride stars as Dundee’s adventurous son!
Furbys, the owl-like robotic toys with speaking capabilities in dozens of languages, caught on in the late 1990s. No plot details have ben announced.
Set in Spain during the Age of Exploration, Disney’s “Gigantic” follows adventure-seeker Jack as he discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds. He hatches a grand plan with Inma, a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl, and agrees to help her find her way home. But he doesn’t account for her super-sized personality—and who knew giants were so down to earth?
Harbinger was created by former Marvel editor-in-chief Jim Shooter and artist David Lapham, also in 1992. The story centers on Peter Stanchek, a psionically-charged “harbinger” with the potential to reshape the course of human history. Respected philanthropist and fellow harbinger Toyo Harada recruits him into the Harbinger Foundation where he begins a long road towards a destiny that will shake the very foundations of the Valiant Universe.
The story tackles the idea that the imaginary friends of children are actually very real and centers on an organization titled I.M.A.G.I.N.E., which handles things when these figments get out of control.
This third installment of the popular family franchise heads into space.
Journey to the Center of the Earth 4
Sean travels to the centre of the earth to find a missing treasure that he can only unlock.
The story centers around the adventures of Mandrake, the illusionist and escape artist with the power to hypnotize his foes. With his companion Lothar, he travels the globe solving mysteries and fighting evildoers – including his twin brother who uses his powers for evil instead than good. Sources say that the plan is to update the character for the 21st century, with Mandrake being recruited by the United States government for a secret mission.
Netflix has nabbed a film project pairing Grammy winner Rihanna with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, in a concept that began as a Twitter sensation. Ava DuVernay (Selma) will direct, and Issa Rae (Insecure) is writing the screenplay.
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From director Hiromasa Yonebayashi: “Kanini & Kanino”; “Life Ain’t Gonna Lose” directed by Yoshiyuki Momose; and “Invisible” directed by Akihiko Yamashita. These leaders of animation draw tales of modest heroes of our times.
The Village Hidden in the Leaves is home to the stealthiest ninja in the land. But twelve years earlier, a fearsome Nine-tailed Fox terrorized the Village before it was subdued and its spirit sealed with in the body of baby boy-Naruto.
A PG-13 rated rerelease of Deadpool 2 that adds 15 minutes of new footage and a new character. Deadpool 2 extended scenes include actor Fred Savage reprising his role from The Princess Bride.
A movie based on the popular Pez candy dispenser toy. No plot details have been announced for this animated adventure.
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Police State is an upcoming American sci-fi and adventure film. The film stars Sean Young, Seth Gilliam, Kristina Klebe, and Chris Riggi.
Puss in Boots returns for an all-new full-length animated feature film in 2018.
Featuring hyper intense shoot-outs, choreographed car chases, and lightning fast hand-to-hand combat, the action in “Quick Draw” plays out across the mean streets of Los Angeles.
The film will be done as a live-action/CGI hybrid, and Berg is focusing on an origin story in which an imperiled mouse protagonist befriends a comical crew of lab rats as they turn hyper-intelligent. They escape a secret laboratory and become the great minds of vermin civilization, forced to outwit the humans hot on their tails.
Robert Rodriguez's next movie will have a low budget of just $7K. No details have been revealed yet.
Remake of the 2005 Japanese action hit "Shinobi."
The original pitted two rival ninja clans against each when members from each fall in love, remake is modernizing the Romeo and Juliet premise and resetting it in Hong Kong and will infuse the film with elements from Asian gangster and ninja genres. There, the victor of a 160-year-old feud between two multinational security forces is being decided, with a love affair complicating matters.