We’ll never need a big-screen sequel or (PLEASE NO) reboot of Big Trouble in Little China, because John Carpenter’s goofy cult comedy is the perfect self-contained cinematic experience. But we welcome all non-movie works that celebrate the film’s characters and mythology—like the upcoming board game, and brand-new…
What might a senior citizen version of Big Trouble in Little China’s truck-driving, sandwich-chomping, day-saving (kinda) hero Jack Burton look like? A new comic from Boom Studios, appropriately titled Old Man Jack (with a wink to Old Man Logan), aims to find out.
Big Trouble in Little China is one of the most beloved cult movies of all time, and a tabletop game is the perfect extension of its crazy world of magic, monsters, and Kurt Russell. We’ve been pumped about Big Trouble in Little China: The Game for nearly a year, and we’re very excited to debut the official game…
We first heard about Big Trouble in Little China: The Game last summer, and today we’re getting a first glimpse of what the box art, game art, and—most excitingly—the miniatures will look like in the final product. Three words: Mini Egg Shen.
The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China by Tara Bennett and Paul Terry, available now, is a must-read for cult movie fans. It’s packed with on-set photos and interviews with just about everyone who was involved in the making of John Carpenter’s cult classic—and it’s filled with trivia about the making of…
With actual news headlines looking more and more dystopian, there’s no better time to take a literary journey to an imaginary galaxy, parallel universe, or fantastic realm. February may be the shortest month, but it’s stuffed with books that are perfect for the job.
John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China has become a cult favorite for many reasons—its goofy mix of humor, action, and quotable lines; Kurt Russell’s Kurt Russell-ness—but the film’s visual style is also quite distinctive. The new book The Official Art of Big Trouble in Little China is devoted to collecting and…
Two years ago, Los Angeles art gallery iam8bit presented a great idea: an art show filled with work based on sequels that don’t actually exist. They called it SEQUEL—and now that show has its own sequel.
Where can you see Ghostbusters, Batman, Ex Machina, Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Scott Pilgrim, Big Trouble in Little China, and Alien all at the same time? At Craig Drake’s latest show at the Hero Complex Gallery, or right here.
Kurt Russell is one of the most fascinating actors in the world. From his start at Disney, to his background in baseball, his wacky comedies, insane list of cult classics, and current resurgence, it feels like there’s nothing he can’t do. So who better to be the subject of their own art show than Jack Burton, Snake…
When someone thinks of John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China, they think of the image above. It’s from the theatrical one sheet that was originally drawn by iconic artist Drew Struzan and now, it’s being re-released in a whole new way.
First came news of the Big Trouble in Little China-Escape From New York crossover comic. Now, more excitement for Jack Burton fanatics: Big Trouble in Little China the Game is coming next year. Not a video game, to be clear. This will be an old-school tabletop game with its own miniatures and room for up to six…
The world may be full of bad news, but here’s a glimmer of joy, especially if you’re a fan of Kurt Russell and John Carpenter’s cinematic collaborations. Cult antiheroes Jack Burton and Snake Plissken will meet on the pages of a comic from Boom! Studios, and with the full approval of Carpenter.
Chris Evans wants in on Spider-Man: Homecoming. A Flash star hints that the season finale has a big connection to the future of Legends of Tomorrow. EA wants to make a Mirror’s Edge TV show happen. Plus, new footage from X-Men: Apocalypse, and new pictures from Game of Thrones. To me, my Spoilers!
We don’t know who Star-Lord’s father is in the Marvel Cinematic Universe quite yet, but we may know who’s playing him—the current rumor is that director James Gunn wants Kurt Russell to play the mysterious sire of Peter Quill for the much-anticipated Marvel sequel.
Some alleged Force Awakens merchandise teases a slight cosmetic update for C-3PO. Dwayne Johnson discusses the reaction to the Big Trouble In Little China reboot. Plus Vincent D’Onofrio talks Jurassic World, Noah Wyle hashes out Falling Skies, and there’s a clip from iZombie’s season finale. To Me, My Spoilers!
It was inevitable, but it’s still a bummer. Fox will remake John Carpenter’s amazing, way-ahead-of-its-time action flick Big Trouble in Little China, with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson attached to star as Jack Burton, originally played by Kurt Russell.
If you've somehow dismissed Afterlife with Archie as "America's Favorite Teenagers" finally getting around to "America's Favorite Apocalyptic-Inducing Monsters, " you're wrong. It's more Walking Dead than Scooby Doo, but without TWD's gruesome need to constantly outdo its own violence.
You know what ol' Jack Burton always says at a time like this? HELL YEAH. Boom Studios has — very cryptically — announced they're making a comic based on John Carpenter's 1986 masterpiece Big Trouble in Little China with this awesome image of Jack Burton by The Goon's Eric Powell.
You've seen the queen from Aliens many times before. But check out our exclusive first look at Mondo's new poster art, which aims to show you the ultimate version of the queen. Artist Jason Edmiston tells us his goal is to make it look as though the queen came and posed for him.