RED EPIC DRAGON Heading to the Final Frontier

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NASA picks 6K Epic for International Space Station By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After successfully using the Canon C500 for a documentary on comets last year, NASA has decided to expand its use of ultra high definition cinematography, with plans to send the RED EPIC DRAGON camera into space … [Read more...]

The Crow Remake to Start Shooting in Spring 2015

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Oh, the 1990's, when everything was goth black leather and white face paint, how I miss thee. For all you young whippersnappers out there, before emo was called emo, it was called goth. One of the classic comic book series adapted to film of this era that embraced … [Read more...]

Noomi Rapace Gives A Prometheus 2 Update

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Prometheus was an wildly uneven movie for me. On one side you have Ridley Scott's breathtaking directorial eye, but on the other side you have Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof's screenplay. There were a lot of great ideas in the story, but a lot of dumb execution of … [Read more...]

Updated! WB Wants A Female Director For Wonder Woman; Who We Think It Should Be

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UPDATE: Forbes has the shortlist for who Warner Bros wants to direct Wonder Woman. Here they are: Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty), Tricia Brook (The Walking Dead), Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight), Karyn Kusama (Aeon Flux), Mimi Leder (Deep Impact), Michelle MacLaren (Game of Thrones) and Julie … [Read more...]

Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit

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By Jonathan Stempel - NEW YORK (Reuters) Thousands of former interns at NBCUniversal, including on the late-night TV show "Saturday Night Live," have reached a $6.4 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit claiming they should have been paid for their work. The settlement resolves claims … [Read more...]

Fandor Invests In Filmmakers With Initiative

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The online distribution platform Fandor has decided to go beyond featuring independent content to funding it, with a new initiative designed to build a community of filmmakers, connect them with their audiences, and to finance their projects through crowdfunding. … [Read more...]

Adam McKay Might Still Direct A Marvel Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Edgar Wright vacated the Ant-Man director's chair, Marvel was scrambling to find someone to take his place. The front runner for the chair was Anchorman writer/director Adam McKay, but he was unavailable to take on the film. Ant-Man soon ended up in the hands … [Read more...]

Quicksilver Back For X-Men: Apocalypse; Fox Considering Solo Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most exciting scenes from X-Men: Days of Future Past was the kitchen scene with Quicksilver. Like most action scenes, this was part of the second unit shoot directed by Brian Smrz, who did a fantastic job. Speaking with Newsarama he revealed that he's … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A day after it was announced that the new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer was scheduled to premiere on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., it leaks onto the internet. Marvel, to their credit, instead of sending out a massive amount of cease and desist letters, decided to … [Read more...]

Ray Fisher Surprised Cyborg Is Getting A Solo Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ray Fisher was cast as Cyborg earlier this year for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the upcoming Justice League film. Originally a founding member of the Teen Titans in the comics, he was repurposed to Justice League during the New 52 reboot at DC Comics, … [Read more...]

Rumored Plot Details from The Mummy Reboot

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Shared universes are all the rage these days in Hollywood, ever since Marvel started raking in buckets of money. DC Comics and Warner Bros. are poised to jump on the bandwagon with its Justice League films, while Fox continues to expand it's X-Men franchise which … [Read more...]

Disney Loses John Carter Of Mars Film Rights, Could A Reboot Be On The Way?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) John Carter was supposed to kick off a huge science fiction franchise for Disney, but instead became a huge box office disaster. In fact, it was Disney's biggest bomb, until being outdone by The Lone Ranger the following year. Disney wanted a Star Wars franchise … [Read more...]

BFI London Film Festival Wrap-Up

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) I was lucky enough to enjoy a week at the 58th BFI London Film Festival, where I saw a number of movies which will undoubtedly challenge for the top honors come Oscar time. First up was Wild starring Reese Witherspoon as a troubled divorcee attempting to walk from … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Products Used In Foo Fighters HBO Series

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Looks like Blackmagic Design has some serious fans in the guise of rock n' roll idols The Foo Fighters, who have used Pocket Cinema Cameras and SSD recorders for filming of their HBO series "Sonic Highways." … [Read more...]

UPDATED! Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals Mockingbird Suit, Will Debut Avengers 2 Trailer

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UPDATED: Following the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer announcement, it leaked, and Marvel put it out officially. See it here! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel struggled to bring the quality of their films to the small screen with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the first season. The only … [Read more...]

Canon Announces Cinema EOS C100 Mark II

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Higher Frame Rates to 60fps chief new feature By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The Mark II update to the Canon Cinema EOS C100 will have higher frame rates of up to 60 frames per second, which should satisfy C100 users who've been complaining about this missing cinematic option. But is that alone … [Read more...]

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