Although it may look like another Pinocchio film, it promises to be unlike any other. From the mind of Guillermo del Toro, this whimsical stop-motion film refreshes the classic tale of the grieving woodcarver and his wooden puppet's quest to become a real boy. Featuring the voices of Ewan McGregor, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Waltz, and Tilda Swinton, Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio will stream on Netflix in December.
During the production of his film X, Ti West began writing a script for a prequel. The project will serve as an origin story for Mia Goth's villainous character Pearl and was secretly shot back-to-back with X. Described as a "demented Disney movie," the film is said to merge the Technicolor style of Mary Poppins with influences from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise. Pearl is slated for release on September 16, 2022.
Shark Week 2022 is in full swing, and shark expert Jimi Partington had a close encounter with a great white during filming. Observing the great white from an open-top plexiglass box, the shark bumps the flimsy box before breaking through it, giving Jimi a closer look than he imagined. Shark Week runs July 24-31, 2022 on the Discovery Channel.
Before Baby Yoda, there was Baby Groot. The pint-sized version of the tree-like creature broke into the Marvel Universe at the end of Guardians of the Galaxy and continued to steal fans' hearts in Vol. 2.. Now, the hero humanoid is returning for five new shorts. I Am Groot will feature the voice of Vin Diesel and will be streaming on Disney+ starting August 10, 2022.
The price of John Wick's head just keeps going up. In the fourth installment in the brilliant John Wick franchise, Wick takes the fight against the High Table global from New York to Osaka to Berlin. Keanu Reeves returns to the title role alongside Laurence Fishburne, Bill Skarsgard, and Ian McShane. JW4 comes to theaters March 2023.
Even after taking down Dr. Thaddeus Sivana, Shazam! still has doubts about his abilities, even comparing himself to other heroes in the DC Universe. His insecurities must quickly fade when the two daughters of Atlas show up to take over the world. Zachary Levi and Asher Angel reprise their roles as the orphan teen and his superhero alter-ego, while Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu join the cast when Shazam! Fury of the Gods goes to theaters on December 21.