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Rocket Raccoon Is Getting an Origin Story in the MCU

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Marvel Studios

Although Groot takes most of the attention, another interesting character in the Guardians of the Galaxy films is Rocket Raccoon. The bio-enhanced trash panda is quick-lipped, edgy, and has a certain penchant for weapons. One thing that fans of the Marvel films might not know is that Rocket has a really rough

Rian Johnson Shoots Down ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Rumors

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Lucasfilm

With all of the director shuffling going on at Lucasfilm, it is truly amazing that Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson wasn't touched while making the film. With the recent departure of Colin Trevorrow from Episode IX, names have begun to get kicked around Hollywood as to who will release him. Johnson is

Nicholas Cage Talks About the Cancelled Tim Burton Directed ‘Superman Lives’

Superman Lives, Warner Bros. Pictures

There are a few cancelled comic book movies that remain so mysterious and outlandish that fans still wonder what the finished product would have been. In the 1990's director Tim Burton was a hot commodity in Hollywood, and after making two amazing Batman movies, he was starting production on a Superman franchise as well.

How Much Will ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Deal With Supreme Leader Snoke?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm

The newest issue of Empire sheds light on the elusive villain from The Force Awakens, Supreme Leader Snoke. The cover story covers some new details regarding Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and sheds a little light on the direction the franchise is going with is head villain. According to Johnson, Snoke

Colin Trevorrow Is No Longer Directing ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Star Wars: Episode IX, Lucasfilm

Colin Trevorrow is no longer directing Star Wars: Episode IX. The announcement came from Lucasfilm. This ends a trend of Disney and Lucasfilm hiring young, talented filmmakers with differing levels of experience. A few directors are lined up to take over, but Lucasfilm has not said who is on the list. The

Understanding How to Adapt ‘Metal Gear Solid’ to the Big Screen

Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain, Konami

For decades, we have been given live-action adaptations of video games that underwhelmed. They watered-down game stories, mistranslated characters, and fell short at the box office. There are a few select adaptations that are watchable, but for the most part, they are all horrible. Studios run with big-budgets, thinking that

Mark Hamill Was Unsure About Coming Back to the ‘Star Wars’ Universe

Star Wars: the Last Jedi, Lucasfilm

Mark Hamill has stated many times that coming back to the Star Wars universe was a surreal moment, and a decision that he didn't know if he wanted to do. He recently spoke about what the role means to him, and why he hesitated to come back to the franchise. In a

Cancelled ‘Justice League Mortal’ Had Superman/ Wonder Woman Fight

Justice League Mortal, Warner Bros.

10 years ago director George Miller was working on the secret DC superhero team-up film Justice League Mortal. The film was set to break ideals and change the way that we looked at these heroes. The ideas that were applied to the vision of the film  were Earth-shaking and would have surprised