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Science fiction has always been a bit nebulously defined as literary subgenres go – at one point exclusively referring to a then-new style of writing where the narrative chiefly existed to speculate on the use (or misuse) of some new hypothetical technological concept, but soon expanded to include just about any flight of fancy where the fancy in question was ostensibly grounded more in “science” than explicit mysticism. Over time, a common (but by no means definitive) definition emerged that held at least “quality” sci-fi to be framed as a story that uses a speculative ...
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Marvel is seeking real emergency response professionals to respond to a disaster scene shot in Atlanta in the latest casting call for Avengers: Infinity War. Production for the epic ensemble movie is well underway, with characters from as far away as Asgard and as near as Brooklyn already filming key scenes for the movie. A plethora of heroes are returning for the climactic showdown with the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s enigmatic supervillain, Thanos (Josh Brolin), with even more new faces set to join the ranks of the MCU during the movie.
Alongside said heroes will be a host of heroic extras. The Atlanta Journal Constitution has revealed ...
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It looks like the recent sixth film in the franchise won’t be the end after all.
Constantin Film chairman Martin Moszkowicz has confirmed to Variety that a reboot of the property is in development at the German production company. Further specifics about it are under wraps.
Constantin Film owns rights to the franchise and has produced all of its installments to date with this year’s “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” grossing $312 million worldwide – half of which came from China alone.
Based on the Capcom video game, the series launched in 2002 with Paul W.S. Anderson directing, and Milla Jovovich starring. Anderson has written all six of the installments and directed four.
Despite a critical drubbing, the franchise has earned $1.2 billion worldwide to date – Europe’s most successful indie horror-genre movie franchise, and easily the highest-grossing film series to be based on a video game.