Predestination: Final Preview

The ultimate time-traveling story famously conjured in a day by one of the greatest sci-fi writers ever, Robert A. Heinlein, is now a movie. Directed and written by brothers Michael and Peter Spierig, brace yourself for Predestination, All You Zombies!
Predestination: Final Preview

Ant-Man: First Trailer, Poster & Images

Have your first close, microscopic look at Marvel's tiniest superhero as Marvel unleashes the first trailer of Peyton Reed and Paul Rudd's Ant-Man.
Ant-Man: First Trailer, Poster & Images

Penny Dreadful Season Two: New Trailer - Undead Monday

This Undead Monday, we have another look at the second season of last year's breakout macabre hit from Showtime, Penny Dreadful, with the official announcement of the season premiere date and the release of a new trailer.
Penny Dreadful Season Two: New Trailer - Undead Monday

Avengers: Age of Ultron - New Trailer

As we approach ever closer to the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron with less than five more months to go, Marvel Studios unleashes the second trailer of undoubtedly one of the most anticipated films of 2015.
Avengers: Age of Ultron - New Trailer

12 Monkeys: Final Preview

Premiering this Friday on Syfy, we will get to check out a brand new reiteration of Terry Gilliam's 1995 sci-fi cult film, 12 Monkeys. And here we are with our Final Preview of the TV series with a bold new innovative take on time-travelling.
12 Monkeys: Final Preview

iZombie: First Trailer & New Posters- Zombie of the Week

Set to premiere 17th March on The CW, our undead sights are set on the TV adaptation of Chris Roberson and Michael Allred's excellent Vertigo horror series, iZOMBIE, with the release of the first trailer of the show by The CW.
iZombie: First Trailer & New Posters- Zombie of the Week

Lord of the Rings Trilogy by Matt Ferguson & Bottleneck Gallery

Can't get enough of those Middle-Earth goodness following the release of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies? UK's artist extraordinaire Matt Ferguson is here to help with this awe-inspiring Lord of the Rings Trilogy triptych released last week by Bottleneck Gallery.
Lord of the Rings Trilogy by Matt Ferguson & Bottleneck Gallery

Fantastic Four: First Look

Finally, Fox's Fantastic Four falls in for our First Look at the reboot of Marvel Comics' iconic superhero team in the hands of Josh Trank with the release of the first trailer of the film.
Fantastic Four: First Look

Fantastic Four: First Look

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Finally, Fox's Fantastic Four falls in for our First Look at the reboot of Marvel Comics' iconic superhero team in the hands of Josh Trank with the release of the first trailer of the film. 




So, one of the million (or even billion dollars if 20th Century Fox got really, really lucky) dollar questions on every movie-going Marvel Zombies (that's about everybody)' mind this year: Is 20th Century Fox's reboot of one of comic books' oldest and most iconic superhero teams, Fantastic Four, in the hands of Josh Trank, going to be Fantastic, for lack of a better word?

After all, with numerous leaked news on the rebooted scripts as well as rumors that Fox themselves had issues with the film, many are speculating on the fact that despite being merely seven months away, we have not seen any official trailer, poster, image, or even a concept art piece, is testament to the studio's confidence behind the superhero film. To set the record straight, director Josh Trank, whom debut feature film is the surprising cool superhero found-footage film, Chronicle, as well as screenwriter-producer Simon Kinberg took to a recently conducted exclusive interview with Collider to explained on their conspicuous decisions to release any official sneak peek at the film... until now:



Collider:  For some reason people seem to think your movie has issues.  I think it’s because you have yet to reveal images and footage.  So can you guys put to bed the notion that the movie has issues?



JOSH TRANK:  I think a lot of that stuff is stemming from the fact that we’ve consciously decided to not release anything official.  This isn’t like The Avengers.  Even when the first Avengers came out, there were four other movies that people were familiar with.  The suits and the tone and the look and the feel.  So they could release those things or drop them on Twitter.  With Simon on the X-Men movies, there were other movies that came before the last X-Men movie so Bryan [Singer] could feel more confident in tweeting teases of what’s to come.  But this movie, we really want the audience to have the proper reaction to this material seeing it for the first time.  You’ve really got to put your best foot forward.  You can’t just leak an image to strike up a conversation.  You want people to see something that has thought behind it.  And the teaser should do just that.  With conversations online, you can’t really control it.  In this day and age people have come to expect that artists are going to give everybody information on Twitter about what they’re doing, but not every artist is like that.  I’m not really like that.  If I was painting a picture I wouldn’t want to take a picture of a single paint stroke.  I’d rather show people what it looks like when it’s done.

Head over to Collider to check out the exclusive interview revealing many intriguing facts on the film that have frankly rejuvenated our interest in the film.

For now, we just got our very own First Look at the film with the release of the trailer by Fox. With no further ado, check out the trailer right below.






So is the trailer fantastic? Your mileage might varies depending on your Marvel Zombie level and preference on sci-fi element but we do get a sense of what Trank meant when he talked about his inspiration from David Cronenberg "body horror" type of sci-fi. The trailer definitely struck a sombre note and we certainly can see for ourselves that this ain't no fun-loving Tim Story's Fantastic Four in the last decade.

And if you need more information behind those thrilling sneak peeks, Trank and Kinberg are here to help in this trailer below, now armed with extensive commentary provided by both Trank and Kinberg.




It was mentioned by Kinberg in the very same Collider interview that there will be Easter Egg in the trailer and shortly after the release of the trailer, some sharp-eyed internet dweller has already found it.... on the computer screen of Kate Mara's Sue Storm around the 45 second mark of the trailer. Yes, the red IP address: 23.21.190.125. Just type that address into your browser, hit enter, and it will lead to the Wikipedia page of Latveria, the fictional kingdom ruled with an iron hand by none other than monarch Victor Von Doon, better known as Doctor Doom!



As revealed by Toby Kebbell in an earlier interview with Collider, this Doctor Doom will be very much different from the proud monarch/scientist/wizard that we are familiar with.


KEBBELL:  He’s Victor Domashev, not Victor Von Doom in our story.  And I’m sure I’ll be sent to jail for telling you that.  The Doom in ours—I’m a programmer.  Very anti-social programmer.  And on blogging sites I’m “Doom”.

And frankly, that is our main gripes with the film. Instead of the kick-ass original nemesia who is a staple classic villains often imitated but impossible to be duplicated, we get a blogger?

Anyway, did the significant scenes flash by too fast that you would want recap the trailer? Well here we are with the screenshots of these cool scenes for your easy references.















And here are the official images from Fox.









And here's the first poster.



Here's the official synopsis of the film.



FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Fantastic Four, also stylized as Fant4stic, is scheduled for release on August 7, 2015 in North America, in 2D and 3D theaters.



The Walking Dead Season Five: New Trailer - Zombie of the Week

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Come February 8th, we return to the apocalyptic world overrun by the undead with the midseason return of the Season Five of The Walking Dead.  Here to remind us of the television event, AMC has released a brand new trailer. 


Earlier this month, we have checked out the new slogan of the return of AMC' Season Five of their critically acclaimed live-action TV adaptation of the popular comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard next month with a new poster

Here to drum up the promotional campaign for the midseason return of the Season Five of The Walking Dead, AMC has released a new trailer entitled "Another Day" to give us a good tease of what is to come in. Well, spoiler, it is bleak. As. Hell.

Check out the thirty second clip right below.


Here's the new synopsis of the midseason return:

After the tragic events of the mid-season finale – as well as losing the possibility of a cure in Washington, DC – Rick Grimes’ band of survivors find themselves on the road, surviving day-to-day and trying to hold on to their shredded humanity and dwindling hope.  Stripped of security and without a direction for the future, some of the group near their breaking point, some find themselves hardened and cold and some just try to grasp onto what little they have left.

Though they are still breathing, the line between Rick’s group and the dead is starting to blur. Could there be anything at this point that brings them back to life?

Set to return on AMC on 8th February, the Season Five of The Walking Fead stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Michael Cudlitz, Emily Kinney, Chad L. Coleman, Sonequa-Martin Green, and Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

Hannibal Season Three: First Look

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Set to premiere this Summer, brace yourself for the first trailer of the Season Three of Bryan Fuller's deliciously macabre Hannibal. Indeed, bar none, the single most-anticipated returning television series of 2015. 



When the world give us lemons, we make lemonades... and think about the returning season of Bryan Fuller's Hannibal this Summer. Yes, there is yet hope in this wasteland. 

With numerous pieces of major casting news making the headlines at most major entertainment sites, NBC has went ahead to unleash the first trailer of the almost miraculous third season of one of the most acclaimed TV series in recent years (which is an incredible feat given the fact that we are living in the Golden Age of Television with the likes of Sherlock, True Detectives, Game of Thrones, and House of Cards). With no further ado, check out the trailer right below and come back to join us on our rundown of the recent casting news, both amazing and "spoiler-rific".





"I forgive you." Fancy that coming from our favorite tortured FBI special investigator Will Graham (astoundingly portrayed by Hugh Dancy) after the slaughterhouse scenario we witnessed in "Mizumono", the sense-shattering Season Two finale. With Dr. Hannibal Lecter (breathtakingly portrayed by Mads Mikkelsen) and Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier (an amazing recurring character turned regular in Season Three) fleeing the country, we find ourselves right at the gates of Thomas Harris's Red Dragon.

As all fans of the series are well aware of, Fuller originally explained at the start of the show that his basic outline for the series would utilise the first three seasons for the building of relationship between Graham and Lecter, ending in the eventual capture of Lecter in the hands of Graham by the end of Season Three. From Season Four onwards, the events of Red Dragon will unfold with the introduction of new antagonist Francis Dolarhyde, AKA The Tooth Fairy. This will then be followed by the fifth season on The Silence of the Lambs (the universe will finally be at bliss by then), the sixth season on Hannibal, the 1999 follow-up novel, and finally, a seventh and final season with an original storyline to conclude the saga. Of course, we have heard Fuller mentioning about how he is revising the original plan since the rights to The Silence of the Lambs are not secured (okay, the universe is meant to stay in its chaotic state after all). But steps to Red Dragon is definitely on the way.

First up, it has been announced that Richard Armitage, now better known for his role as  Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson's film trilogy adaptation of The Hobbit, will be appearing in Season Three as Francis Dolarhyde (The Tooth Fairy) in a cameo role. What interest us more is the fact that Fuller has disclosed that Dolarhyde has in fact made an off-screen cameo as early as back in the pilot episode, "Apéritif", when Graham first demonstrate his uncanny ability reconstructing a crime scene. Yes, shooting the victims' throats so that they can die slowly to witness what he was doing, Indeed the modus operandi of The Tooth Fairy.

Apart from this, it should also be noted that the role of Mason Verger has been recast with Michael Pitt walking away from the show with Joe Anderson (whom we last saw as Terry Perrish, the brother of Daniel Radcliffe's Ig Perrish in Horns) filling the role as the severely disfigured version the deranged billionaire. For those who have seen Gary Oldman's unrecognisable rendition in the film and curious how Anderson's take will look like, Anderson has actually took to his Instagram to give us a brief first look at the character. While he has eventually taken down the pictures, you can thank Variety for capturing these pictures for our pleasure right now.




And finally, in a most "spoiler-rific" news, a new role will be portrayed by Tony winner Nina Arianda, who have previously worked with Dancy on Broadway in Venus in Furs. And the role will be Molly Graham, better known to those familiar with the novel as Will's wife. The current word out there is that we will experience a significant time jump at the start of the season with Will either at the beginning of his new relationship or already married. 

For now, let's crossed our fingers till Summer for the premiere of "Antipasto". Yes, Italian is in the menu this season. Can't wait till we get to the Chinese menu.

Disney's Frozen X Michael Jackson's Thriller

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"Cause this is chiller, chiller night..." Yeah right. 


But of course, with Queen Elsa of Arendelle as well as almost every characters in Disney's all-conquering animated film Frozen reenacting the epic choreography of Michael Jackson's 1982 epic hit, Thriller, this is exactly what you get: A chiller.

Coming right ahead of the coming blizzard in the East Coast, chill and check out the well-animated clip courtesy of BOAshE







The Strain Season Two: First Look - Undead Monday

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This Undead Monday, we take a First Look at the returning season of FX's television adaptation of the horror novel of the same name from the minds of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan with the premiere of its first trailer during last night's football game. 



While it remains to be a fact that despite our undead anticipation for the coming of a new epitome in horror for television, FX's The Strain is mostly a hit-and-miss for most of us. Yes, we do adore the balls-to-the-walls insanely gore action sequences and the unexpectedly kick-ass story of David Bradley's Professor Abraham Setrakian, but the inconsistent quality of the story-telling has ingrained a strong sense of B' movie horror for the show. 

Which is why, we like what we saw in our First Look at the second season, if the trailer premiered in during last night's football game is a genuine indication of the upcoming direction of the returning series with Carlton Cuse back as the showrunner. Indeed, an all-out vampire apocalypse on TV certainly is enough to give the ugliest zombies a run of their money.

With the vampiric apocalypse raining down on New York now, the stakes are certainly higher than ever now as we geared toward the next showdown between Setrakian and The Master. Check out the trailer right below to get in the mood for the show returning with another thirteen episodes this Summer.




Lord of the Rings Trilogy by Matt Ferguson & Bottleneck Gallery

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Can't get enough of those Middle-Earth goodness following the release of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies? UK's artist extraordinaire Matt Ferguson is here to help with this awe-inspiring Lord of the Rings Trilogy triptych released last week by Bottleneck Gallery




In a wholly timely move, UK artist Matt Ferguson has made an official announcement for his next solo show with long-time collaborator, New York City's Bottleneck Gallery, set to be held in Brooklyn, NY, on March 27th. And why is it timely, you might ask? Well, it is the method of the announcement of the show entitled Distant Lands, complete with the official release of a brand-new triptych prints covering all three parts of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

We have covered Ferguson long enough here at The Daily Zombies to know that this is a show to behold for all graphic fans and cinephiles. While all prints have been released for sale from January 15th till end of today (which in another word means they are all sold out by now), you can marvel at the greatness right below. 


“The Argonath, long have I desired to look upon the kings of old.”
By Matt Ferguson
12″ x 24″
Price: $35

“The Horn of Helm Hammerhand will sound in the deep, one last time!”
By Matt Ferguson
12″ x 24″
Price: $35

 ”You cannot hide. I see you.” 
By Matt Ferguson
12″ x 24″
Price: $35







Game of Thrones IMAX Posters by Robert Ball

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As if we need more reasons to turn out in hordes for the landmark IMAX presentation of Game of Thrones episodes, “The Watchers on the Wall” and “The Children”, artist Robert Ball has been commissioned by IMAX to interpret the respective iconic death scenes in the two critically acclaimed episodes for the first 300 IMAX ticket holders for the Thursday night opening show. 



Marking the first time ever for a television show to be presented in the IMAX format, “The Watchers on the Wall” and “The Children” will be running in over 200 theaters from 29th January to 5th February. 

Given the acclaimed series' cinematic style, the IMAX release of the two episodes make perfect sense and is also testament of the show's incredible quality. Originally set to be released on 23rd January, IMAX has pushed the release one week later to 29th January due to high demands while adding more screens across the country for its release.  Here to commemorate the landmark event, IMAX has commissioned artist Robert Ball to interpret the respective iconic death scenes in the two critically acclaimed episodes for the lucky first 300 IMAX ticket holders for the Thursday night opening show. 

You can check out the list of theaters participating in the release here. In the meantime, the following are the details from the official press release from IMAX, as well as the two stunning posters:


Due to high levels of consumer demand, Game of Thrones in IMAX will now launch one week later on Thursday, January 29 beginning at 10 p.m. and extend through February 5. The date change allows for an expanded roll-out of screens to upwards of 200 IMAX theatres. This will be the first-ever presentation of a television program in IMAX theatres, featuring two episodes from season four of Game of Thrones followed by the worldwide debut of the series’ season five sneak-peek preview created exclusively for IMAX.

Tickets will officially go on sale on www.imax.com/gameofthrones starting Friday, January 16.  Participating theatres are listed below and fans can check local listings in the coming days for more available IMAX locations.

The move from January 23, prompted by extraordinary consumer response that drove online mentions for IMAX to record heights, will allow for an expanded domestic roll-out from the originally planned 150 IMAX theatres. The episodes will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and will be released for an exclusive one-week engagement.

Moreover, the first 300 IMAX ticket holders for the Thursday night opening show time (January 29 at 10pm) at participating IMAX theatres will receive a commemorative Game of Thrones poster from well-known illustrator Robert Ball (www.beautifuldeath.com), who designed interpretive images of the most iconic deaths in each episode.  You can see the posters below (click to enlarge).

"The Watchers on the Wall" poster will be distributed exclusively at AMC IMAX theatres:


 "The Children" poster will be distributed at all other participating IMAX theatres:

iZombie: First Trailer & New Posters- Zombie of the Week

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Set to premiere 17th March on The CW, our undead sights are set on the TV adaptation of Chris Roberson and Michael Allred's excellent Vertigo horror series, iZOMBIE, with the release of the first trailer of the show by The CW. 



"Bring on the were-terrier!" That was our exclamation back when we took our First Look at The CW's live-action take on Chris Roberson and Michael Allred's excellent Vertigo horror series, iZOMBIE. With the official release date of March 17th being announced, cold hard reality has unfortunately set in. 

Thanks to Collider, the following facts on the upcoming TV series have been ascertained:
  • First and foremost, no were-terrier. As explained by Executive Producer Rob Thomas: "In the iZombie comic book, there’s a whole monster universe.  There are were-terriers and ghosts.  We wanted to stay strictly zombie, so we only have zombies in the show.  And we really needed a story engine.  We wanted to do a case-of-the-week show.  In the comic book, the main character is a gravedigger and that’s how she gets her brains.  By making her an assistant medical examiner and putting her in the morgue, it gave us our case of the week that we wanted".
  • The name of the protagonist will be Olivia “Liv” Moore instead of Gwendolyn "Gwen" Dylan in the original comic.
  • Liv will inherit not just the memories of the brains she devoured, but also the talents and skills of the owner of the brain.
  • There will be a "zombie gentleman" as Liv's love interest.


With that last note, our undead expectation is at an all-time low for this one despite the positive buzz over the series from the recent TCA (Television Critics Association) Winter press tour. 

Here to hammer the final nail in the coffin is the release of the absolutely cheesy trailer of the show, embedded right below.


And here are the official posters and images of the series.






Here's the official synopsis of iZombie:



Rose McIver (“Masters of Sex,” “Once Upon a Time”) stars as Olivia “Liv” Moore, a rosy-cheeked, disciplined, over-achieving medical resident who had her life path completely mapped out… until the night she attended a party that unexpectedly turned into a zombie feeding frenzy. As one of the newly undead, Liv has devised a way to resist her baser urges to devour fresh human brains – she’s taken a job in the Seattle coroner’s office.  In this appropriately dead-end job, she can secretly snack on the brains of the many Jane and John Doe corpses that make a final stop in the morgue.  Liv remains resigned to an eternity without hope or purpose, until she realizes that with every brain she consumes, she retains a portion of that person’s memories, and she begins to experience visions from the point of view of the murder victims. It’s not the same as being alive again, but at least she can find purpose in her undead existence by helping to solve the murders of those who are indeed fully dead.

iZombie is set to premiere on The CW on 17th March.




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12 Monkeys: Final Preview

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Premiering this Friday on Syfy, we will get to check out a brand new reiteration of Terry Gilliam's 1995 sci-fi cult film, 12 Monkeys. And here we are with our Final Preview of the TV series with a bold new innovative take on time-travelling. 



As we have briefly mentioned in our Final Preview for The Spierig Brothers' Predestination, time-traveling is truly a particular trope of science fiction that have withstand the test of time. Alien invasions and space operas come and go but we have never stopped short of seeing new time-traveling materials popping up in pop culture. Look no further than this month alone for example. We get to see not one but two new innovative take on the tried-and-true, done-to-death sub-genre of sci-fi both on the big and small screen. On the big screen the last weekend of January, we will get Project Almanac, a genre-bending project with Found-Footage mixed in with time-travelling. And this very Friday, we will get an all-new, all-different take on 
Terry Gilliam's 1995 cult sci-fi film.

Featuring more than few significant twist (gender bender of a notable character, to the expected addition of characters given that this is an ongoing series) from the film, 12 Monkeys, the Syfy TV series will have a largely different storyline with a few tweaks here and there to ensure that the mission objective of the time-travelling protagonist is sound enough. 

Still interested? Check out the trailer of the show right below and decide for yourself.




And courtesy of Yahoo!, here's the first nine minutes of the show.




Do head over to Collider to learn more on the series in an extensive interview conducted with the cast and crew of the show.

Official images for the series.





And this is the premiere promotional poster released.

Here's the official synopsis for the new series:


12 Monkeys, starring Aaron Stanford (Nikita, X-Men: The Last Stand, X2), Amanda Schull (Suits, Pretty Little Liars), Noah Bean (Nikita, Damages) and Kirk Acevedo (Fringe), follows the journey of a time traveler (Stanford) from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.


Starring Aaron Stanford, Zeljko Ivanek, Kirk Acevedo, Amanda Schull, and Noah Bean, 12 Monkeys is currently scheduled to premiere on Syfy on 16th January.



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