Some very fun cameos are confirmed for the Power Rangers movie. Get new details on a creepy scene with David the android in Alien: Covenant. Plus, tons of new pictures from The Walking Dead, and new footage from DuckTales, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and the impending return of iZombie. To me, my Spoilers!
Edward James Olmos, speaking to the Trendtalk show, has confirmed that he’ll reprise his role as Gaff from the original movie:
I signed a seven page non-disclosure contract. I did, my manager did, my agent did, everybody did. I couldn’t talk about it. I couldn’t talk about it to anybody about it. Guess what? This is the first time that I’m telling the whole world, that yes, I am going to be Gaff in Blade Runner 2049.
He went on to describe his moment in the film as relatively short, but poignant:
Well, it’s not about Gaff, but it’s about someone who is going to try to find out certain things about us back then. My role is like it was in the original – that time I only had four scenes, in this I only have one. But again, it’s a poignant little scene.
Lionsgate has seemingly revealed, via its own publicity site for the film, two cameos in the film: Jason David Frank and Amy Jo Johnson, who played Tommy Oliver and Kimberly Hart—the Green and Pink Rangers—in the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. A bit of a surprise, considering the last we’d heard was not to expect any original cast cameos at all. [Comicbook.com]
DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have released a new image from their long-awaited animated adaptation of The Judas Contract. The film will premiere March 31 at WonderCon Anaheim before hitting digital streaming services on April 4, and Blu-ray/DVD on April 18.
James Wan is currently scouting for some very gorgeous locations for the movie, that presumably we’ll actually see minimal amounts of if Arthur Curry spends most of his time underwater.
A new trailer for the smurftacular sequel has been released, as have a new trio of clips.
Coming Soon reports some new footage screened at SXSW showed a meeting between Billy Crudup’s Captain Oram and David (Michael Fassbender’s android in Prometheus, not to be confused with Walter, Michael Fassbender’s android in Covenant) inside a cave. David has been performing genetic experiments with the black goo canisters from Prometheus, studying how they’re able to create new biospheres that cause Xenomorphs to evolve into unique species.
“Idle hands are the devil’s playground,” David intones, before sharing his latest experiments in genetics and crossbreeding with Captain Oram. He leads him to a room full of facehugger pods, heavily implying David is their creator. At the end of the clip, David says he needs one last ingredient to complete his experiment: “their mothers.”
The latest Gardens of the Galaxy TV spot features “Come a Little Bit Closer” by Jay & the Americans.
Grimm’s David Giuntoli and Poppy Montgomery will star in a new series for NBC depicting the daily lives of NASA astronauts. Andy Weir (The Martian) and executive producer Simon Kinberg will be writing and directing the pilot, respectively. [TV Guide]
Bryan Fuller’s reboot of the anthology series Amazing Stories has tapped Patton Oswalt, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily Gordon and Jane Goldman for future episodes. [Crave Online]
Syfy may have quietly renewed 12 Monkeys for a fourth season, according to Spoiler TV:
A production notice obtained from our source lists that the production office for season 4 opens March 20th with a production date yet to be determined. We will update when it becomes official.
Here’s a synopsis for episode 10, “Caught Up in Circles.”
In the episode Caught up in Circles, H.G., Vanessa and Jane decide to investigate “Project Utopia” while Vanessa doesn’t realize some of the people in her life are not who they appear to be.
Even more set pictures give us a better look at Crystal’s appearance in the show, and confirms she does indeed keep her weird black headbands as part of her look.
AMC has released a ton of photos from episode 14, “The Other Side.” See the rest here.
A new Donald-centric trailer has surfaced.
Finally, The CW has released an exciting trailer for the third season premiere of iZombie.
Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson. Banner art by Jim Cooke.