Alright! We’re going to continue our Geeked Week Coverage with the biggest announcements of both Days, Two (Films), and Three (Animation), so sit back, and enjoy! Let’s begin with Day Two, the Film Slate!
The Sea Beast
Starting off our coverage is the newest film from Animated Film Director, Chris Williams (Moana, and Big Hero Six). The Sea Beast (not to be confused with the 1926 American Silent Film) is about a legendary sea monster hunter whose life is turned upside down when a young girl stows away on his ship. An interesting tactic for the Streaming service by offering it in Select Theaters in June, and on Netflix on July 8th.
Thankfully, this isn’t related to the 80s American Horror Film Series where you could beat them with a Double Decker Bologna Sandwich. It is a Norwegian folklore-inspired action-adventure about an ancient creature awakened after being trapped in a mountain for a thousand years and the unlikely group of heroes who must come together to try and stop it.
After his appearance in Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home, Jamie Foxx is in a new movie, a vampire hunting film. About a hardworking dad (Foxx) who uses a pool-cleaning job as a front for his real gig: hunting and killing vampires.New from Entertainment Earth: The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles join the tournament to take on the dojos from Netflix’s Cobra Kai! Donatello is ready to take on Johnny Lawrence with his bo staff! This set of fully articulated action figures comes packaged in a collector-friendly window box that features unique illustrations of the combatants. Decide which dojo will reign supreme with this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles x Cobra Kai Donatello vs. Johnny Lawrence Action Figure 2-Pack!
Killer Book Club
The Suspense is Killing Me! Ok, maybe not. Adapted from the novel by Carlos Garcia Miranda, about a group of college students haunted by an anonymous stalker threatening to take their lives and expose a killer secret.
Inspired by a real-life UFO phenomenon in Norway, about two childhood best friends who must reunite as the kick-ass laser tag duo they once were to stop an alien invasion.
Zom 100: Bucket List of Dead
Adapted from the manga series written by Haro Aso, and illustrated by Kotaro Takata, this zombie apocalypse comedy will be premiering in 2023. Anime News Network has the details on the staff.
Wendell & Wild
From the minds of Henry Selick and Jordan Peele come a stop motion film about two demon brothers who trade the Underworld for the Land of the Living.
Joseph Kosinski’s upcoming film, centered on two young convicts (Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett) grappling with their pasts in a facility run by a brilliant visionary (Chris Hemsworth) who experiments on inmates with emotion-altering drugs.
Zack Snyder is back again, this time trading the Zombie Apocalypse for Sci-Fi Fantasy Film about a peaceful colony that finds itself threatened by the armies of the tyrannical leader and tasks a young woman with a mysterious past to seek out warriors from neighboring planets to help them take a stand.
The Gray Man
The Russo Brothers’ new action movie is about a skilled CIA operative (Ryan Gosling) who accidentally uncovers dark agency secrets and a psychopathic former colleague (Chris Evans) who puts a bounty on his head, setting off a global manhunt by international assassins.
The School for Good and Evil
The very first teaser for Paul Feig’s upcoming adaptation of the best-selling book series, about two best friends at an enchanted school where young heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance of good and evil.
Day Three is on the Next Page.