Back during the 1970s, a white Lotus Esprit S1 became the lead car in the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, which premiered at London’s Odeon Leicester Square on July 7, 1977 (7/7/77). Lotus decided to pay tribute by having its latest hypercar, the Evija, pose next to the Bond car. The Evija is powered by a 70 kWh battery pack sending power to four individual electric motors in the wheels, each rated at 493 hp, for a combined total output of 1,970 hp and 1,254 lb⋅ft of torque. Read more for a video and additional information.
Channing Tatum was originally slated to play Gambit in a full-length film based on Gambit, but that project was put on the back burner indefinitely for unknown reasons. If you don’t follow the X-Men universe, Gambit is a mutant with the ability to mentally create, control, and manipulate pure kinetic energy to his desire. He’s best known for card throwing, hand-to-hand combat, and the use of a bō staff. Read more to watch a fan film that should be made into a Hollywood blockbuster – note there is plenty of not safe for work language.
Hasbro, Inc. partnered with Universal Brand Development and Amblin Entertainment today to reveal the first-ever Transformers-Back to the Future collaboration, starring the all new GIGAWATT. This new time-traveling Transformers Autobot commemorates 35 years since the groundbreaking adventure film, Back to the Future, took audiences back in time. Read more for a 20 things you might have missed in Back to the Future movies video and additional information.
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You’ve probably seen John Wick with lightsabers, but what about a gangster film that has its guns replaced with cameras? Introducing “Camera Wars” by Mediastorm, and it’s exactly as it sounds. Two rival gangs meet in an abandoned warehouse for a showdown, only for both sides to pull out a plethora of cameras rather than guns. Read more to watch.
To celebrate a gradual return to normality in Monaco where lockdown resulted in the cancellation of the country’s annual F1 grand prix, Ferrari partnered with Claude Lelouch for a short film that tells the tale of an unusual rendezvous starring the SF90 Stradale. This stunning supercar captures the grand prix emotions, which is also features t he automaker’s first hybrid propulsion system used in a production model. Read more for the short film, additional pictures and information.
Inventor Colin Furze is back at it again, and this time, he decided to use Gravity Industries’ Daedalus Flight Pack to bring the Back to the Future 2 hoverboard to life. How does this jetpack work? Well, both the jet engines and power source are attached to a metal frame the wearer straps to their back. It currently maximum flight time of 10 minutes, thanks to six micro-gas turbines. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Jeff Frost, a Hollywood model maker, recently posted a batch of new photos to his website showing a Batmobile model that is apparently the vehicle starring in the upcoming Batman film. This scale model shows exactly how it’s going to look, right down to the lighting. No other details were released alongside the images, but it still appears to be based on a Dodge Charger. Read more for additional pictures.
Back to the Future fans are probably familiar with Biff Tannen’s Kirk Gibson Jr. Slugger 2000 adjustable bat that was manufactured in the 21st century and named after a baseball player that won a memorable World Series game for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1988. Well, inventor Colin Furze decided to recreate it in real-life, and the results a impressive to say the least. Read more for a video and additional information.
Despite the pandemic closing down movie theaters nationwide, Christopher Nolan’s TENƎꓕ, an action thriller film based around time travel, is still set for a July 17 release. Stars include John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh, with cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema shooting it on 70 mm and IMAX. Read more for the new trailer just released tonight.
Hollywood mega star Tom Cruise has teamed up with Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA to develop a feature-length action adventure film set and shot in outer space. This was confirmed by NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine confirmed on May 5th and that most, if not all, the scenes will be film aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Read more for two videos, including an in-depth tour of the ISS.