Gadot, Jenkins to drop ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer

3+ Happy Wonder Woman Day. Things have been fairly quiet on the upcoming sequel to Wonder Woman, aptly titled Wonder Woman 1984. However, it seems as though things will be heating up this December. To celebrate the DC Heroine’s special day, Warner Bros. Pictures announced that the Patty Jenkins-helmed sequel will close the show at … Continue reading “Gadot, Jenkins to drop ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer”

Patty Jenkins teases ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ poster

2+ In exactly one year from yesterday, Princess Diana, played by Gal Gadot, will return to theaters in Wonder Woman 1984. While much of the sequel’s plot is currently under wraps, we do know Gal Gadot’s titular heroine will come into conflict with the Soviet Union in the 1980s and face a formidable new adversary … Continue reading “Patty Jenkins teases ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ poster”

First look at Gal Gadot in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ costume

1+ Hera! Following recent images of Diana and Steve Trevor (Chris Pine), actress Gal Gadot has shared our first official look at Diana fully suited-up as Wonder Woman for the upcoming sequel Wonder Woman 1984. The stunning shot gives us a glimpse of the updated costume Diana will don for the film, and although there … Continue reading “First look at Gal Gadot in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ costume”

‘Wonder Woman 84’ trailer drops and it’s wonderful

2+ Appearing before thousands of devoted Wonder Woman fans and cosplayers at Brazil’s CCXP, actress Gal Gadot, who plays the titular character, and director Patty Jenkins introduced the first trailer to Warner Bros. upcoming Wonder Woman 1984. And it was full of wonder. After fielding a slew of questions from around the world, Jenkins and … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman 84’ trailer drops and it’s wonderful”

Framestore appoints Sinha as head of Mumbai studio

1+ Akhauri P. Sinha has been appointed by Framestore as the head of its new, purpose-built Mumbai studio. Akhauri joins from Method, where he was Managing Director of the studio’s Indian operations. He will report directly to Framestore’s Global Managing Director, Film, Fiona Walkinshaw, and will be responsible for setting up Framestore’s newest office, a state-of-the-art … Continue reading “Framestore appoints Sinha as head of Mumbai studio”

2019 in Review: The Biggest Stories of the Year

4+ It seems like just yesterday that we were reporting on Jussie Smollett’s alleged attack in Chicago. Actually, it was 300 or so days ago. The Empire celebrity was one of the many stories Reel 360 and our sister publication Reel Chicago covered in 2019. And there was much to cover. Reel 360 expanded from … Continue reading “2019 in Review: The Biggest Stories of the Year”

WB sets release dates for ‘Flash,’ ‘Matrix’ & ‘Shazam 2’

3+ We finally have a release date for The Flash. Maybe this time with IT and IT: Chapter 2’s Andrés Muschietti at the helm, the long-delayed film about the Scarlet Speedster will actually happen. WB also set release dates for The Matrix 4, Shazam 2 and a slew of other films. According to Deadline, The … Continue reading “WB sets release dates for ‘Flash,’ ‘Matrix’ & ‘Shazam 2’”

Cinematographer Guild to screen awards at Logan

1+ The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) presents the 2019 Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA) spotlighting promising cinematographers and providing crucial exposure needed to succeed in the motion picture industry. Now in its 23rd year, the Emerging Cinematographers Awards are the only awards in the industry that specifically celebrates the work of up-and-coming … Continue reading “Cinematographer Guild to screen awards at Logan”

Music video auteur Allie Avital signs with SMUGGLER

3+ SMUGGLER has announced the signing of New-York born Allie Avital. Avital’s work has a reputation for being both visually arresting and conceptually bold and original. She is an ambitious and exciting film maker that the company believes will bring a clear voice and an assured and definite talent to their roster. SMUGGLER has always … Continue reading “Music video auteur Allie Avital signs with SMUGGLER”

‘Phoenix’ goes up in flames, ‘Pets’ not much better

3+ Call it “sequel-itis.” Call it mediocre moviemaking. Call it ambivalence because of moving to Disney/Marvel. Whatever the reason, the final film in the 20th Century Fox X-Men (or ‘Fox-Men’) universe ended with a whimper as Dark Phoenix landed at the weekend box office with a resounding THUD. Consider this. Although Dark Phoenix was sold … Continue reading “‘Phoenix’ goes up in flames, ‘Pets’ not much better”

Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office

2+ Despite resting at an extremely respectable 80% on Rotten Tomatoes, Warner Bros Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) opened well below its expected 50 million projections. The R-rated girl-gang film came in almost $20 million lower earning $33.2 million. According to Comic Book Movie, this is the worst start … Continue reading “Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office”