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How God Particle became the third film in the Cloverfield franchise

Talk of a sequel to Matt Reeves ' CLOVERFIELD persisted for many years after its release, but we were thrown for a loop when 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE was announced as a spiritual sequel to the first film. It seems that the CLOVERFIELD franchise will continue on-wards as sort of a big-screen Twilight Zone series and the writer of the upcoming third film, GOD PARTICLE, recently spoke with...
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Surprise! J.J. Abrams' God Particle will have Cloverfield connections

Mere months before its release, Dan Trachtenberg 's 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE (previously titled THE CELLAR) was revealed to be somewhat of a spiritual sequel to J.J. Abrams ' CLOVERFIELD. Although the final film may not have been the CLOVERFIELD sequel which fans were hoping for, it was very positively recieved largely thanks to the incredible performances from Mary Elizabeth...
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Chris O'Dowd & Zhang Ziyi are the latest to join J.J. Abrams' God Particle

Director Julius Onah will be working with one hell of a cast once filming starts for GOD PARTICLE. THR has learned that Chris O'Dowd (BRIDESMAIDS, The IT Crowd) and Zhang Ziyi (CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA) have signed up for the J.J. Abrams -produced sci-fi thriller, joining David Oyelowo , Daniel Bruhl , Elizabeth Debicki and Gugu Mbatha-Raw...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Jackie Chan

Last week , we took at look at the career of Dwayne Johnson , aka The Rock , one of the more promising new icons. This week’s icon is of a more old-school variety, and one of the absolute greats ... Jackie Chan Like a few other of these columns, this one comes with an asterisk. While I applaud Jackie Chan for still making action movies well into his...
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2 set for same day release on Netflix & IMAX

In a possible game changing move, Netflix has reached a deal with The Weinstein Co. for its first feature movie, the sequel to Ang Lee 's 2000 martial arts epic CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON. The sequel, CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON: THE GREEN LEGEND is now set to hit IMAX theaters and the streaming service simultaneously next summer. If the closing windows between a films...
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Review: The Grandmaster

PLOT: The story of Wing Chun Grandmaster Ip Man ( Tony Leung ), through his life of privilege in Foshan, to his days as a teacher in Hong Kong, where he students included a young Bruce Lee . REVIEW: Ip Man movies have been all the rage in Hong Kong/China lately. A few years ago, Donnie Yen starred in two extremely well-received action flicks (IP MAN & IP MAN 2) that...
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Check out the new domestic trailer for Wong Kar-wai's The Grandmaster

A few months ago we brought the domestic teaser for Wong Kar-Wai's martial arts biopic THE GRANDMASTER and now a brand new full length trailer has been released. In typical biopic fashion, the phrase "based on a true story" is uttered which is somewhat hard to believe with the CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON style theatrics on display. With fight choreography by Yuen Woo-Ping (KILL BILL,...
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II - The Green Destiny gets a director and will start production March 2014

The Weinstein Company announced that they will begin production on CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON II - THE GREEN DESTINY in March 2014 , just about 15 years after the original Ang Lee film. The big difference this time will be that Lee is not returning to direct. According to Deadline , fight choreographer Yuen Wo Ping will direct. Ping has choreographed everything from THE MATRIX...
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A sequel is coming for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

It's been 13 years since CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON released in theaters, now suddenly it seems that The Weinstein Company has readied a sequel set to begin production in May. Ang Lee will not be back to direct, and it is unclear if any of the original cast members will return. Deadline, who originally posted seems to think that some are likely to return. TWC is...
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