Ah, Friday. It’s the end of a long week and we bet you haven’t even seen any aliens, you poor sad shmuck – well, not any that you’d remember anyway. Suspicious? WE THINK SO! Time to brush up on the alien know-how, not to mention celebrate the release of Men In Black 3, with our very own memory deletion device – alcohol.
Yesterday we reported that Alec Baldwin may be set to join upcoming threequel, Men in Black III. Are Tamara Drewe star Gemma Arterton and District 9‘s Sharlto Copley set to follow suit?
James Cameron, director of blockbuster mega-hit Avatar, has confirmed that he wants to turn the franchise into a trilogy. To be fair, considering that the film has so far grossed $1.4 billion so far world-wide, financially the idea makes a lot of sense. But for those of us with devestating memories of diaster sequels that have tainted the memories of truly brilliant first films, we can’t help but be on our guard.
After the stonking success of 2009s Star Trek, it’s not much of a surprise that the head honchos at Paramount have been falling over themselves to plan the sequel. Originally meant to be released in June 1011, Paramount have announced that the second Star Trek film will hit our screens a full year later, on the 29th July 2012.