About Danny Santos

Guillermo del Toro’s Justice League Dark Script Is Finished

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guillermo del Toro is one of those directors who seems to be able to do no wrong. If you've ever had a chance to listen to him talk about his projects, you realize that here is a man who is incredibly passionate about the projects he works on. Where most directors … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction: Jurassic World Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Yesterday we were teased with a teaser announcing that the first time the public would see the first official Jurassic World trailer would be on Thursday, during Thanksgiving football on NBC at 9 pm EST/6 pm PST. For whatever reason, Universal decided to nix … [Read more...]

Universal Picks Up Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Biopic, Michael Fassbender Set To Star

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Well, that was fast. Only a few days after Sony Pictures dropped the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic, another studio has rode in to pick the project up. It has been confirmed what was rumored when Sony put the project in turnaround: Universal was eyeing the … [Read more...]

Oscar Isaac To Play Title Character in X-Men: Apocalypse

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Maybe Tom Hardy isn't done playing DC Entertainment villains just yet, since he's been rumored to be sought for a role in Suicide Squad, and also X-Men: Apocalypse as the title character. However, Fox has announced who will be playing the villainous Apocalypse, … [Read more...]

NBC Cancels Constantine’s Additional Season 1 Episodes

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There a rule of thumb when it comes to comic books adapted to live action: Marvel excels in the movie department while DC Entertainment excels in the television medium. While that may be a rule of thumb, it's definitely not always the case as Constantine on NBC has … [Read more...]

Updated: Michelle MacLaren Signs On To Direct Wonder Woman

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UPDATED: THR is reporting that Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones helmer Michelle MacLaren has signed on to direct Wonder Woman! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The great comic book movie war is coming. On one side is Marvel, who have pumped out hit after hit after hit and on the other, with … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction: The Trailer to the Trailer for Jurassic World

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) To anyone who has been paying attention, the details that have emerged from Jurassic World have made me a little nervous. There are elements of the plot that make me excited, and elements of it that make me extremely worried. And director Colin … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer To Premiere This Friday In Select Theaters! [Updated]

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Updated: Along with Regal, AMC Theaters has now confirmed via this tweet that they're participating in the trailer roll out as well as Cinemark! Also, JJ Abrams has released a tweet as well giving us the official runtime of the trailer at 88 seconds. This corroborates the Reddit rumor of 100 … [Read more...]

Check Out Pixar’s Inside Out Character Posters, Teaser Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pixar is used to pulling the emotional strings of anyone who watches their films. The first ten minutes of Up prove that they can sucker punch you right in the feels. Now they're showing us exactly who it is that they've been battling around inside your head with … [Read more...]

doddleNEWS Primer: Inhumans

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Find out who the Inhumans are! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If Guardians of the Galaxy has taught us anything, it's that an obscure group of superheroes from the Marvel library can still make a huge box office and critical hit of a feature film (and soundtrack). I've suspected for a while … [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Usually when you watch a film to review, the people who want to know how the film was want it to be boiled down to one of two statements. Either the film was good, or the film was bad. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 was just plain frustrating. I can … [Read more...]

Legendary Director Mike Nichols Dies At 83

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The German-born U.S. director, Mike Nichols died today at 83 of cardiac arrest. Nichols was nominated for the Oscars for his work on Working Girl, The Remains of the Day, Silkwood, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and he won the Oscar for The Graduate. To this … [Read more...]

What Changes Have Been Made To Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pixar's The Good Dinosaur was scheduled for a release in summer of this year when it first was announced, with Bob Peterson (co-director of Pixar's Up) helming. Unfortunately, Peterson became stuck creatively, and eventually Pixar decided to take him off the … [Read more...]

Fox and Disney Respond to Whether Fantastic Four Comic Was Cancelled Because of Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hang out on the internet long enough, and you'll discover your own share of conspiracy theories in every corner of the world wide web. From who killed JFK to whether Marvel killed their Fantastic Four comic series to undermine the film being rebooted (and in … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Peanuts Trailer

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The Peanuts Movie, in computer animation. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) You know what really grinds my gears? It's knowing that everything I've ever watched and loved as a film, television series, or cartoon will get a "modern reimagining." Sometimes Hollywood gets this right, but far more … [Read more...]

Is Filmmaker A.J. Edwards Directing A Star Wars: Mace Windu Spin-Off Movie?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lets face it, as soon as Disney got their hands on Star Wars they've been incredibly ambitious with the property. Episodes VII, VIII, and IX are in the works; a new CGI television series, Rebels, is on the air (and is really really good); the Expanded Universe has … [Read more...]

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