Author: Mehmethan Bayar

Mehmethan Bayar discovered his passion for movies and television pretty early and went on to establish Bilkent Media Society to others about production of video contents. He currently covers news related to movies and television shows for Binzbit.

Earlier today, Samsung announced that its 2021 Neo QLED 8K TV models (QN900A and QN800A) have received Wi-Fi 6E certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance. In case you didn’t know, this certification lets customers known that they can expect connectivity speeds up to 4 times faster alongside more reliable and stable data transfers. Talking about the certification, Younghun Choi, Executive Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics said, “As the global leader in the TV industry, Samsung is proud to have achieved the world’s first Wi-Fi 6E certification on our TVs. With a growing set of immersive content experiences…

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Although John Wick 4 was confirmed a long time ago, we didn’t have any confirmation regarding the filming of the next installment in the franchise. Thankfully, we now know that filming of the movie will start later this summer. Interestingly, the filming will take place outside of the US. According to a report, John Wick 4 is set to begin filming in June with Chad Stahelski, who directed the previous three entries in the franchise, will return to direct the next movie. This latest news comes after it was confirmed that Derek Kolstad who wrote the first three movies, won’t…

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Just weeks before the theatrical release of Black Widow, Disney has delayed the release of the movie due to ongoing pandemic. In a recent announcement, Disney revealed the new release date of Black Widow. While the movie has been delayed multiple times, it seems that the studio will stick to the new release date and a new strategy. While Disney has waited before brining movies to its streaming network, the company has announced that in addition to the theaters, the movie will be available for subscribers of Disney+ via the Premier Access program. In the official statement, Kareem Daniel, Chairman…

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While there hasn’t been any shortage of adaptations of video games on both small screen and movies, we can agree that it’s extremely difficult to adapt video games for big or small screens. As a result, fans are eagerly waiting for the adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us. Given the video game franchise already has a dedicated fanbase, it’ll be interesting to see how the show’s creators decide to integrate different characters within the show. Interestingly, Neil Druckmann, who directed both games and serves as an executive producer on the show has revealed that there’ll be several changes…

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Although Derek Kolstad has served as the writer of the first three movies, it looks like the writer won’t be returning to write parts 4 and 5 of the movie. This latest news comes off as a major surprise as Kolstad has served as the screenwriter although he had help with the story of the latest addition in the franchise. As he was expected to return alongside director Chad Stahelski, fans were surprised when the news first broke. According to a recent interview, Kolstad revealed that he won’t be involved with the franchise. He said, “I’m actually not involved in…

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Chuck Lorre has been a household name in the smaller screen thanks to his works on popular series such as Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Mike and Molly and Mom. While his latest sitcom, United States of Al, is set to hit CBS next month, the TV show is already facing backlash from cast members as well as the handling of the show’s main character. In case you aren’t familiar with the premise of the show, United States of Al stars Adhir Kalyan as Awalmir, an interpreter from Afghanistan who arrives in the states to start…

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Marvel is focusing on introducing new characters in the MCU after Avengers: Endgame. Unsurprisingly, there has been plenty of speculations on which new heroes will be coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We’ve heard rumors about the possibility of an Avengers spinoff for the Young Avengers. Interestingly, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige hasn’t ruled out the possibility of the spinoff. During the recent promotion of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier which is available on Disney+, Feige was asked about the possibility of a possible spinoff. He said, “As a comic fan, anything in the comics is always our inspiration…

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We’ve known for a while that a new Face/Off is in the works. Given the first movie’s status as one of the most beloved action thrillers of the 1990s, it’s understandable that fans are worried about the new movie. The studio recently revealed that the movie will be directed by Godzilla Vs. Kong’s Adam Wingard. Interestingly, the director has confirmed that Face/Off 2 will be all about the original movie’s hero and villain duo, Sean Archer and Castor Troy. During a recent interview, Wingard said, “Some people just assume when I say that that it just means it takes place…

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After more than 25 years, Ace Ventura is finally making a comeback to the big screen after Morgan Creek, one of the studios behind the original Jim Carrey comedy hits revealed that Ace Ventura 3 is in active development for Amazon. Moreover, given the movie will be written by those behind Sonic the Hedgehog, many are wondering if Jim Carrey will return to reprise the fan favorite role. Although details about the movie is pretty scarce, a representative from Morgan Creek revealed some details of the project during an interview. Due to the studio’s extensive library, the studio is seeing…

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Blumhouse Productions is looking to expand the catalog of its horror shows on the small screen. Recently, the studio has announced a deal with premium network EPIX. Thanks to the latest partnership, Blumhouse will produce eight standalone horror-thriller movies exclusively for the network. As of now, Jason Blum, the head of Blumhouse Productions, will serve as an executive producer for all of the movies. The first of the eight movies, titled A House on the Bayou, is currently in early stages of production and the production is expected to begin in late spring. While we don’t know a lot of…

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For a long time, Matthew McConaughey was known for making light and fun romantic comedies. Over the years he has transitioned into reprising more serious characters that were praised by everyone. While McConaughey isn’t appearing in as much movies as he previously was, he is returning to TV to reprise the role that made him a fan favorite more than 25 years earlier. According to a report, HBO has acquired the rights to the John Grisham novel, A Time for Mercy. The novel is the sequel to the author’s novel A Time to Kill. Given the popularity of the first…

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Although S.H.I.E.L.D. and Hydra played crucial roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the early days of the franchise, it’s been couple of years since we last saw either of the organization. While we’ll have to wait to find out if we’ll ever see either of the organization will come back to the franchise, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige didn’t rule out the possibility of the return. During an interview, Feige said, “Well, again, you can always look at the comics, right? We always take our lead from what has happened before, and those organizations come and go in various…

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It seems that Aquaman: King of Atlantis miniseries is in fact coming in HBO Max with James Wan serving as a producer for the upcoming animated miniseries. In case you didn’t know, Warner Bros. has ordered the three-part animated series that is currently in the works. While the story of the upcoming miniseries is unknown, it will take place after the events of Aquaman movie. As a result, it makes a lot of sense to get Wan to produce the upcoming series. As of now, the Aquaman: King of Atlantis will begin with Arthur Curry’s first day as the king…

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If you are a Game of Thrones fan looking forward to getting House of the Dragon, prequel to Game of Thrones, you will be disappointed to know that the series won’t arrive until 2022. During a recent interview, HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys revealed that the series is still in the early days of development. As a result, the best guess would be ‘sometime in 2022’. Moreover, Bloys confirmed that the writing is officially underway. Although it’s unclear who will be appearing in the show to reprise their roles, the network has ordered a 10 series of House of the…

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Earlier last year, Marvel fans were happy to learn that a number of comic books will be released as audiobooks in the coming months. Thankfully, the first batch of the Marvel audiobooks is now available for everyone. Last year, Dreamscape Media announced that the company has joined Marvel to bring some of the comic books in form of audio books. At the time, the company revealed that we will be getting 25 audiobooks featuring stories taken from Marvel’s archives. However, the company has released a total of 46 audiobooks for purchase. Moreover, some of the titles are available in different…

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There hasn’t been any shortage of rumors claiming that Quentin Tarantino might be directing a new Star Trek movie in the future. However, Tarantino has confirmed that he won’t be directing a Star Trek movie after all. In a recent interview, Tarantino said, “I think they might make that movie, but I just don’t think I’m going to direct it. It’s a good idea. They should definitely do it and I’ll be happy to come in and give them some notes on the first rough cut. It was just so nice to make a movie about the industry, and have…

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Although in Netflix is bringing new feature films on a regular basis recently, Bright was the streaming network’s first attempt at producing original movies for its subscribers. While Bright was initially released in 2017, the streaming network has been quiet about a possible sequel. If you are a fan of the original, then you will be glad to know that director David Ayer recently talked about the possible sequel of the movie. David Ayer has been pretty busy over last couple of years due to his work on Suicide Squad and Fury. Recently, during his appearance at a Television Critics…

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After months of anticipation, Disney finally launched its own streaming network few weeks earlier. If anyone was concerned about Disney’s power in the entertainment industry, the latest launch should remove those concerns. According to a new report, Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ are valued at $107 to $108 billion by the company’s investors. In the latest report, CNBC revealed that Disney’s total value would be roughly $320 billion meaning all of the other businesses including the movie studio and theme parks are valued at $213 billion. Given Netflix is currently valued at $156 billion, the valuation for Disney+ should be satisfying…

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Earlier last week, we learned that Sam Raimi is interested in making a new Evil Dead movie in future. As The Evil Dead franchise remains to be one of Raimi’s best works, it’s didn’t come off as a major surprise. And now, the director has talked about the franchise as a whole. During a recent Ask Me Anything even, Raimi said, “Never thought of the movie like that. [Star] Bruce [Campbell], [producer] Rob [Tapert], and I were just trying to break into the business. Trying as hard as we could to make a movie good enough to play in the…

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As streaming services have become extremely popular over last couple of years, it’s not surprising to see that companies are pushing new products to enter the market. If you have been following CES 2020 related news, then you might already know that a number of companies are set to unveil their products. Interestingly, TiVo is the first major company to unveil its TiVo Stream 4K device to compete with products from other companies such as Google, Amazon and Roku. As the streaming market is pretty saturated at this point, TiVo has partnered with Sling TV to provide customers better viewing…

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