Hit the Ground Running: Quick News Worth the Mention

Scott Iwaniec

Spider-man: The Amazing Spider-man 2 may be subtitled: The Rise of Electro. Sony pictures also said they want to create a “Spidey” cinematic world similar to Marvel. Some understand this as a hint towards a spin off movies, including Venom.

AP Photo
AP Photo

Superman: DC released the possible subtitles to, what has been referred to as, Batman Vs Superman. Possibilities include, Battle the Knight, Beyond Darkness, Black of Knight, Darkness Falls, Knight Falls, Shadow of the Knight, The Blackest Hour, and The Darkness Within.

Batman: Kevin Smith says he has seen the new Bat suit and it’s like, “nothing we have ever seen before.” Rumors are floating that it mimics the suit from the Noel story arc.

X-Men: Days of Future Past will go into shooting some additional scenes with Colossus and possibly Wolverine. Contrary to popular belief, these are not reshoots, but additional scenes. No need to panic.

Star Wars: Episode 7 has been given the release date of Dec. 18, 2015. Also a picture of the script has been posted on Instagram, however it was too blurry to decipher. There is also confirmation that R2-D2 will once again appear in the new trilogy.

Godzilla: 2014’s Godzilla has given us our first image of the full body. It is strikingly similar to the Japanese version in that he stands up right with the spikes down his back. This differs from the American version from 1998.

Maleficent: We got our first trailer for Maleficent, staring Angelina Jolie. This film is Disney’s live action interpretation of the original story to one of their most recognizable villains.

The Purge: After making of $60 million, The Purge will get its sequel. It will hit theatres June 20, 2014.