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Keanu Reeves gets fitted for a tactical suit in new ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ trailer

ionsgate’s power-packed panel at New York Comic Con unveiled our first look at the highly anticipated John Wick: Chapter 2 on Saturday afternoon. The upcoming sequel to the 2014 hit stars Keanu Reeves as the infamous titular character…

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Lionsgate’s power-packed panel at New York Comic Con unveiled our first look at the highly anticipated John Wick: Chapter 2 on Saturday afternoon.

The upcoming sequel to the 2014 hit stars Keanu Reeves as the infamous titular character, a legendary ex-hitman and unstoppable killing machine, who is forced to back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy guild of international assassins. Bound by a blood oath, John travels to Rome to help him where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers.

To call this trailer impressive would be an understatement. What a wonderfully put-together teaser Lionsgate has treated us to with John Wick: Chapter 2—everything from the music, the editing, and the footage itself is more than enough to get us excited for the film’s debut next year, where Reeves is bound to deliver even more action-packed fun than the original.

One of the greatest highlights in the trailer is when John Wick is getting fitted for a new suit and the tailor asks him what style he would like it to be, to which Wick responds: “Tactical.” That line alone is enough to get me sold on this movie.

Directed by Chad Stahelski, who also helmed the first film along with David Leitch, John Wick: Chapter 2 stars Reeves alongside Bridget Moynahan, Common, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Ruby Rose, Laurence Fishburne, Peter Stormare, and Lance Reddick.

John Wick: Chapter 2 will hit theaters on Feb. 17, 2017. You can check out the newly released poster for the film below.

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Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Lana Wachowski are returning for a fourth ‘Matrix’ movie

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In a truly shocking development, Variety is reporting that the Matrix 4 is officially in the works (!) with Lana Wachowski returning to the director’s chair and Keanu Reeves and Carie-Anne Moss reprising their respective roles as Neo and Trinity.

“We could not be more excited to be re-entering The Matrix with Lana,” said Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich. “Lana is a true visionary—a singular and original creative filmmaker—and we are thrilled that she is writing, directing and producing this new chapter in The Matrix universe.”

Production on the film is scheduled to begin as early as the beginning of next year with Wachowski helming from a script she co-wrote the script along with Aleksander Hemon and David Mitchell, so it shouldn’t be too long of a wait before we can finally get this thing in front of our eyeballs.

“Many of the ideas Lilly and I explored 20 years ago about our reality are even more relevant now. I’m very happy to have these characters back in my life and grateful for another chance to work with my brilliant friends,” Wachowski said.

We’ve been hearing rumblings about a potential reboot of the Matrix franchise for a while now, so the fact that Warner Bros. seems to have abandoned that idea altogether in favor of moving forward with a true sequel with Wachowski, Reeves, and Moss all set to return is pretty damn exciting.

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Daniel Craig’s final ‘James Bond’ movie finally has an official title and it’s called ‘No Time to Die’

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Contrary to popular belief, Bond 25 does in fact have an actual title, as producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli announced today that Cary Joji Fukunaga’s forthcoming James Bond movie starring Daniel Craig has been officially titled No Time to Die.

In addition to the title reveal, however, it looks like we’ve also gotten what appears to be a new synopsis, which reads: “In No Time To Die, Bond (Craig) has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.”

As previously announced, No Time to Die features one hell of a supporting cast that includes the likes of recent Oscar-winner Rami Malek (who is a fan of his mom and chamomile tea, in case you didn’t know) as well as Léa Seydoux, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Billy Magnussen, Ana de Armas, Rory Kinnear, David Dencik, Dali Benssalah, Jeffrey Wright, and Ralph Fiennes.

No Time to Die, which will mark Craig’s fifth and final outing as the iconic British agent, will be released globally on April 3, 2020 and in the US a week later on April 8. You can check out the newly released title treatment for the film below.

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The first trailer for Scott Cooper’s mysterious new horror movie ‘Antlers’ is genuinely creepy as hell

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One movie coming out in the foreseeable future that hasn’t been on my radar whatsoever was Scott Cooper’s Antlers, which mostly has to do with the fact that I didn’t even know this movie was a thing that existed. However, the new teaser trailer Fox Searchlight dropped for it today has changed all of that for me.

Based on the short story The Quiet Boy by Nick Antosca, Antlers follows a small-town Oregon teacher (Keri Russell) and her brother (Jesse Plemons), the local sheriff, as they discover that a young student (Jeremy T. Thomas) “is harboring a dangerous secret with frightening consequences.”

Scott Cooper in the director’s chair? Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons in the two lead roles? Guillermo del Toro as one of the producers? I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sure Antlers has just skyrocketed to the top of my most anticipated list for next year.

Granted I still have no idea what the hell this thing is really about, but the mysteriousness is exactly what makes a movie like Antlers so damn enticing and I’m really looking forward to seeing what Cooper has in store for us with this one when it hits theaters in 2020.

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