It’s SDCC weekend, and we’ve had a shed load of jaw-dropping trailers. To cope, to list quite a few, here’s this Uncommonly Itemised summary.
D&D: Honour Among Thieves trailer, UK poster and British title
The official Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves trailer is out, and the movie will get British spelling here in the UK. Honor will be Honour.
What did they not mess up? The most popular sci-fi and fantasy book-to-film adaptations
Superproof combined IMDB and Goodreads data to work out which sci-fi and fantasy books are popular, which have movie adaptations of which of those adaptations people actually liked!
Superhero Week: SDCC’s Shazam 2 teaser
Shazam 2 was announced just a week after Shazam! They were so confident during filming that everything was lined up and good to go. The first movie was a great success, and so those plans for a sequel rolled on.
Superhero Week: The Black Adam teaser from Comic-Con
Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods-and imprisoned just as quickly-Black Adam (Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.
Flash sale! The Hobbit and other geeky titles are in Zavvi’s 24-hour offer
It’s been a while since I pounced on a Zavvi flash sale, and they’re generally at least 10% off but over so quickly.
Korea’s Alienoid looks sci-fi, time-travelling martial arts fun
Alienoid is the story of holy sword seekers from the Goryeo Dynasty time travelling and encountering people tracking down an alien being imprisoned in a human body and on the run.
Creepy gorgeous sci-fi: Vesper
Vesper is due out at the end of September 2022 in the States. The sci-fi movie stars Raffiella Chapman (Annie from His Dark Materials), with the great Eddie Marsan, and was directed (and written) by Kristina Buozyte and Bruno Samper.
RUBIKON: Split the party in space
RUBIKON is an Austrian produced sci-fi made in Austria and set in the near future. It’s hopefully a future we can avoid.
Prey: Predator 5 gets a deadly teaser trailer
Naru, a warrior, fights to protect her tribe from one of the first Predators to land on Earth.