Yesterday’s News: New Batmobile & Agent Carter & Howling Commandos


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Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.

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Official image of new Batmobile


First images of Batman v Superman Batmobile (Slashfilm); Zack Snyder releases first official photo of the new Batmobile (Slashfilm).

Camera Japan Festival announces its program (Twitch).

Formerly imprisoned director Daniel Adams set his return with Panama (Variety).

New poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (ComingSoon).

IFC Films acquires US rights to The Riot Club (THR).

First shot of the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars Episode VII…sort of (Slashfilm).

HBO Documentary Films nabs US rights to Nick Broomfield’s Tales of the Grim Sleeper (Variety).

Final wave of Fastastic Fest programming arrives (Fantastic Fest).

Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions buy North American rights to Beach Boys biopic Love & Mercy, starring John Cusack and Elizabeth Banks (Variety).

New Line options film rights to Garth Callaghan’s inspirational memoir Napkin Notes (THR).

15th Woodstock Film Festival will begin with the world premiere of music documentary East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem and a performance from the film’s stars (Indiewire).

Mayhem Film Festival announces Teen Mayhem and Mayhem Certificate X programs (Twitch).

Latest Rambo film gets title Rambo: Last Blood; Sylvester Stallone plans to direct (ComingSoon).

IFC closes US rights deal for Phoenix, with Sundance Selects set to release the film (Deadline).

Breaking Glass Pictures buys North American rights to Tim McCann’s White Rabbit (Indiewire).

The Orchard acquires North American rights to Club Life, starring Jerry Ferrara (THR).

Saban Films buys US rights to art-heist drama The Forger starring John Travolta (Variety).

Teaser poster for John Wick starring Keanu Reeves (First Showing).

Morgan Freeman joins the cast of Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2 (Variety).

Bleecker Street acquires North American rights to Ed Zwick’s Pawn Sacrifice, starring Toby Maguire and Liev Schreiber (Deadline).

Jessica Chastain joins Xavier Dolan’s The Death and Life John F. Donovan, his English language debut (bent).

RIP: Former James Bond villain Richard Kiel dies at the age of 74 (THR).

Paul Greengrass may join Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill in developing project based on Richard Jewell (Deadline).

Zack Snyder releases first official photo of the new Batmobile (Slashfilm).

Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival announces programming (Twitch).

First poster for Escobar: Paradise Lost (ComingSoon).

Chris Cooper joins Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts in Jean-Marc Vallee’s Demolition (Deadline).

Agent Carter and the Howling Commandos on Marvel's Agents of SHIELD

Agent Carter and the Howling Commandos on Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD


Viacom officially announces deal with Sony to license 22 cable networks for cloud-based TV service (Variety).

NBC buys single-camera comedy on blogging in suburbia from writers Steven Cagg and Brian Bradley (Deadline).

Saturday Night Live hires writers Nick Rutherford and Alison Rich, the former of which officially reunites sketch group Good Neighbor (Deadline).

Fox orders pilot for Runner, based on Turkish series Son (Deadline).

Televisa USA set to adapt Anne Rice’s Sleeping Beauty book trilogy (THR).

First look at Hayley Atwell as Agent Carter and the Howling Commandos on Agents of SHIELD (TV Guide).

Leslie Bibb gets lead role in Amazon’s Salem Rogers: Model of the Year 1998 (Deadline).

First look at David Spade on The Goldbergs (EW).

Showtime to end Nurse Jackie after season 7 (THR).

Real-time action drama Last Hour gets script commitment from CBS (Deadline).

RIP: Former WWE wrestler Sean O’Haire found dead (The Wrap).

Fox gives script commitment to crime comedy 100 Grand from Jake Johnson and Max Winkler (THR).

Official cast photo for season 2 of Agents of SHIELD (ComingSoon).

Glee lines up original cast members Jenna Ushkowitz, Jayma Mays, Mark Salling, and Dianna Agron for final season (The Wrap).

Christa Miller will guest star on the next season of Ground Floor as the wife of John C. McGinley’s Mr. Mansfield (EW).

Jessica St. Clair cast in recurring role as Joey McIntyre’s girlfriend on CBS’ upcoming multi-cam comedy The McCarthys (The Wrap).

First trailer for remake/sequel The Town That Dreaded Sundown

First trailer for horror remake/sequel The Town That Dreaded Sundown


Trailer for AOL 10-episode series Making a Scene, starring James Franco (Deadline).

First trailer for horror remake/sequel The Town That Dreaded Sundown (Next Projection).

Canadian trailer for David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars (Next Projection).

Trailer for Christian Petzold’s Phoenix (Thompson on Hollywood).

Pair of teasers for Miike Takashi’s As the Gods Will (Twitch).


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Derek was the only engineer at Northeastern University taking a class on German film and turning a sociology research paper into an examination of Scorsese’s work. Still living in Boston, MA, he blatantly abuses his Netflix account, but can never seem to get his Instant Queue below 200. He continues to fight the stigma that being good at math means you are not any no good at writing. I good write, very much.