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Mirko Parlevliet

Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

Comcast Officially Drops Out of Bidding War for 21st Century Fox

Comcast Corporation today issued the following statement regarding its pursuit of the assets 21st Century Fox has agreed to sell to The Walt Disney Company: “Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets and, instead, will focus on our recommended offer for Sky.”  For information on Comcast’s acquisition …

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Annabelle 3 Confirmed at the San Diego Comic-Con

Last night, at New Line Cinema’s special Scarediego event, the studio confirmed that Annabelle 3 is in development. According to IGN, the third movie will be written and directed by Gary Dauberman, screenwriter of the first two Annabelle movies and IT. The movie will mark his directorial debut. James Wan, who is again producing, also revealed that Annabelle 3 will be set inside …

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The Umbrella Academy Series Teased by Netflix

Netflix has debuted the first teaser image for The Umbrella Academy with the tagline: “Super. Messed up. Family.” Based on the award-winning comic book series of the same name created and written by Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance), illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics, The Umbrella Academy is a live-action series that …

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DC Collectibles Comic-Con 2018 Statues and Figures Announced

DC Collectibles has revealed new statues and action figures for Comic-Con International: San Diego, including a stunning statue series based on Warner Bros. Pictures’ Aquaman film, hitting theaters December 21, 2018. The DC Collectibles Comic-Con line-up also shows that the company expand its bestselling Batman: The Animated Series action figure line and add new artists to …

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Todd Phillips’ Joker Movie Set for an October 2019 Release

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that the Todd Phillips-directed Joker movie, starring Joaquin Phoenix, will open in theaters on October 4, 2019. The other films scheduled for that date are Paramount’s Gemini Man, starring Will Smith, and 20th Century Fox’s The Woman in the Window, starring Amy Adams. Under the direction of Todd Phillips, the film centers …

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Sony Pictures Dates Zombieland 2 and Bloodshot, Removes The Crow

Sony Pictures made a few changes to its release date schedule today. Most notably, the studio has set release dates for both Zombieland 2 and Bloodshot, while they have moved up Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and completely removed The Crow from their schedule. Zombieland 2, which recently received the green light, has been set for October …

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Ballers Season 4 Premieres August 12 on HBO

HBO announced today that the Ballers Season 4 will premiere on Sunday, August 12 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). The season will consist of nine episodes. After refusing to compromise his principles by joining an alliance with the filthy-rich Anderson brothers to move a football franchise to Las Vegas, Spencer and his partner Joe set out to expand their …

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The First Godzilla: King of the Monsters Footage!

The first footage from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary’s anticipated Godzilla: King of the Monsters is now online and features Stranger Things‘ Millie Bobby Brown trying to reach Monarch. Monarch just happened to start tweeting today as well, and it’s all in preparation for the film’s Comic-Con panel on Saturday, July 21. Following the global success of 2014’s Godzilla and Kong: …

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The Orville Comic-Con Poster is Here by Universal Demand

FOX has released The Orville Comic-Con poster, which you can view in full below. The second season of the series will premiere on Sunday, December 30. From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, Ted, Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey), The Orville is a live-action, one-hour space adventure series set 400 years in the future that follows The …

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Hulu August 2018 Movie and TV Titles Announced

Hulu has announced the movie and titles coming to the streaming service in August 2018. Hulu has also revealed the titles that will be leaving the service next month. The Hulu August 2018 highlights include: Bachelor in Paradise: Season 5 Premiere (ABC) (8/8) The long-awaited fifth season of Bachelor in Paradise returns. The cast comprised …

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Zayn Releases the New Song Sour Diesel

Zayn has released his new track “Sour Diesel” today, a song taken from his highly-anticipated second album, coming soon via RCA Records. The previously-released songs from the album include “Dusk Till Dawn” (featuring Sia), “Let Me,” and “Entertainer.” More information on Zayn’s second studio album will be announced soon. “Sour Diesel” was co-written by Zayn with …

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Springsteen on Broadway to Debut on Netflix in December

Springsteen on Broadway will launch globally on Netflix on December 15, 2018, which is also the final night of Springsteen’s completely sold out 236-show run at Jujamcyn’s Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway. Springsteen on Broadway is a solo acoustic performance written and performed by Tony Award, Academy Award, and 20-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Springsteen. …

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Shudder and Greg Nicotero Developing Creepshow Series

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for thriller, suspense and horror, today announced it has greenlit a new Creepshow series with The Walking Dead‘s Greg Nicotero attached to direct, executive produce, and supervise the show’s creative elements. The original Creepshow was an iconic anthology film that featured stories written by Stephen King and directed by George …

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The Trailer for Rev Run’s Family Comedy, All About the Washingtons

Netflix has debuted the trailer and photos for All About the Washingtons, Rev Run’s scripted family comedy that will debut on August 10. All About the Washingtons is an autobiographical family sitcom that follows Joey Washington (Joey Simmons/Rev Run) and his wife Justine Washington (Justine Simmons), playing fictionalized versions of themselves raising a family of four …

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Halloween Comic-Con Movie Poster Revealed!

Universal Pictures, Trancas International Films, Blumhouse Productions and Miramax have debuted the new Halloween Comic-Con poster, which was created by Bill Sienkiewicz Art. Halloween will have a panel at Comic-Con on Friday, July 20. Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted …

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Witness the Darkest Chapter in the New Nun Poster

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the new poster for The Nun, opening in theaters on September 7. The Nun poster boldly proclaims that you will be witnessing the darkest chapter in The Conjuring universe. Filmmaker James Wan, director of the record-setting horror hits The Conjuring and The Conjuring 2, explores another dark corner of that universe with …

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Aquaman’s Sea Dragon Revealed and More Plot Details

With the trailer still to come on Saturday, this has already been a great week for Aquaman fans. We first got to see the Fisherman King, then a trailer screenshot, the official poster, and also another great image featuring the characters. Now, EW is giving us a look at the Sea Dragon in the film! The …

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The Trailer and Posters for Robert Zemeckis’ Welcome to Marwen

Universal Pictures has debuted the new trailer and six character posters for Robert Zemeckis’ new film, Welcome to Marwen, opening in theaters on December 21. This holiday season, Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis—the groundbreaking filmmaker behind Forrest Gump, Flight and Cast Away—directs Steve Carell in the most original movie of the year. Welcome to Marwen tells …

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Antonio Brown Named EA Sports Madden NFL 19 Cover Athlete

Electronic Arts today officially unveiled the Madden NFL 19 and Madden NFL Overdrive cover athlete featuring Pittsburgh Steelers star Wide Receiver, Antonio Brown. The star, known for his entertaining end zone celebrations, was also announced as part of the Madden 99 Club last month, taking his place amongst an elite group of players rated 99 OVR. …

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The Second Glass Trailer Tease Featuring David Dunn!

Following yesterday’s first tease with James McAvoy’s Beast, Universal Pictures has now brought online a second Glass trailer tease featuring Bruce Willis’ David Dunn. We’re suspecting you’ll see a teaser tomorrow featuring Samuel L. Jackson as well, with the first full trailer for the M. Night Shyamalan movie coming this Friday, July 20th, as the film will have a …

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