Here are the latest news updates for Friday 28th June 2019.
|Hellboy (2019) – source: Lionsgate|
David Harbour confirms that there is no Hellboy sequel
Nobody was expecting anything less, but now it has been confirmed by David Harbour that there will not be a sequel to this year’s Hellboy, one of the worst results in the Box Office in years. After the numerous problems behind the set, it became clear that the film was far from good. This lead to a $46 million intake from the box office, for a film that has a production budget of over $50 million. The answer was clear from the start, and I don’t think anyone is going to be majorly upset about the lack of a sequel.
Sony and Universal to skip San Diego Comic-Con
Recently, Warner Bros. decided to pass on making Hall H presentations at one of the biggest entertainment events of the year: San Diego Comic-Con. Now, Sony and Universal have followed suit and are also not hosting any presentations at the event this year. This also comes after the news that Marvel Studios will be taking over Hall H this year, after they took a hiatus from the event in 2018.
USA Network orders Masters of Doom pilot
The hit game series Doom was one of the most successful games to be released in 2016, and the franchise is only growing from the announcement of Doom Eternal to be released by the end of this year. USA Network have now picked up a pilot based on Masters of Doom, a book about how John Carmack and John Romero created this huge franchise back in the 90s. However, as the game grew in popularity, a friendship turned into a rivalry. It is reported that the executive producers for the potential series are James Franco and Dave Franco, and it is early in development.