According to Variety, Warner Bros. has set new release dates for three upcoming LEGO films. They are a new, as yet untitled LEGO Batman film set for February 10, 2017, Ninjago, which has moved from fall 2016 to September 22, 2017, and The LEGO Movie Sequel, set for May 18, 2018.
Last year, Warner Bros. unveiled a slate of films that included 10 DC related projects, several Harry Potter spin-offs, and multiple LEGO films, including the three given release dates today.
Anna Paquin Would Return As Rogue... On One Condition
Recently, a fan asked X-Men actor Anna Paquin on Twitter if she would return to the X-Men films as Rogue. Paquin responded saying she'd love to... If she gets to fly. Check out the exchange below:
@AnnaPaquinFans no I'm saying that comic book rogue gets to fly and I never did. I want to be badass rogue not shy teen rogue— Anna Paquin (@AnnaPaquin) April 19, 2015
The next X-Men film, X-Men: Apocalypse, is set for a May 27, 2016 release date.
Transformers 5 Confirmed For 2017
According to Transformers fansite TFW2005, Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner recently confirmed a 2017 release.
In Hasbro's 2015 Q1 earnings conference call, TFW2005 quoted Goldner as saying: "Our plan with the studio and filmakers you may have heard some writers being hired and we have in fact brought in Akiva Goldsman to lead a group of writers to really create a strategic plan around Transformers. We think there are any number of stories to be told from the brand that has been around for 30 years with amazing canon and mythology. We would expect the sequel to the Transformers movie to happen in 2017."
While nothing is set in stone, if accurate this is the closest Hasbro has come to an official confirmation.
CW Releases New Character Posters For Merlyn And Reverse Flash
Today, CW released two new character posters featuring the villains of Arrow and Flash.
First up is actor Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells, A.K.A. the Reverse Flash, followed by John Barrowman as Merlyn, sometimes known as the Dark Archer. Flash and Arrow air every Tuesday, respectively, with villain-centric episodes set to air this week.
Stan Lee and Steve Wozniak Team Up For Silicon Valley Comic Con
Legendary writer Stan Lee has joined forces with Steve Wozniak to create a new comic con in California's Bay Area. Situated in the San Jose Convention Center, Silicon Valley Comic Con aims to combine pop culture and technology for the largest convention in the region.
The inaugural convention is set for March 19 and 20, 2016. SVCC, as it's being called, will have a booth at Big Wow ComicFest this weekend hosting celebrity guests Tom Felton, Daniel Cudmore, and Jake Lloyd.