Diamond's MediaWatch Calendar

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TitleFormatRelease DateNotes
FILM: 2014
Hercules: The Thracian Wars Film JUL 25, 2014 Hercules (Dwayne Johnson) aids the King of Thrace and his daughter in fighting off a warlord in this adaptation of the comic of the same name.
Lucy Film JUL 25, 2014 A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Guardians of the Galaxy Film AUG 1, 2014 In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Film AUG 8, 2014 The turtles band together to save Earth from an alien invasion.
The Expendables 3 Film AUG 15, 2014 Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill... or so he thought.
The Giver Film AUG 15, 2014 In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Film AUG 22, 2014 Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller collaborate again on a story of revenge and betrayal in the dark underbelly of Sin City.
The Maze Runner Film SEP 19, 2014 This adaptation of the novel by the same name follows Thomas (Dylan O'Brien of "Teen Wolf") as he attempts to escape from a deadly maze and regain his memory.
The Box Trolls Film SEP 19, 2014 A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow.

The Equalizer

Film SEP 26, 2014
This feature film adaptation of the television show of the same name stars Denzel Washington as the retired hit man-turned-vigilante who protects a young hooker (Chloe Moretz) and earns the ire of the Russian mafia.

Gone Girl

Film OCT 3, 2014 A woman mysteriously disappears on the day of her wedding anniversary. Based on the novel, "Gone Girl."

The Book Of Life

Film OCT 17, 2014 From producer Guillermo del Toro. Manolo is a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Interstellar

Film NOV 7, 2014 Directed by Christopher Nolan. A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Big Hero 6

Film NOV 7, 2014 A group of six superheroes are recruited by the government to protect the nation in this animated comic book adaptation.

The Hunger Games Mockingjay-Part 1

Film NOV 21, 2014 Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Paddington Film DEC 12, 2014
The bear from Darkest Peru with a love for marmalade stars in a big-budget adaptation of Michael Bond's books.

The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Film DEC 17, 2014 The third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy follows Bilbo Baggins and company as they attempt to reclaim the home of the dwarves.
FILM: IN DEVELOPMENT
Frankenstein Film JAN 16, 2015 Director Paul McGuigan's take on the classic horror tale, starring James McAvoy (Victor Von Frankenstein) and Daniel Radcliffe (Igor)
Jupiter Ascending Film FEB 6, 2015 A young destitute human woman gets targeted for assassination by the Queen of the Universe, and begins her destiny to end the Queen's reign.
Seventh Son Film FEB 6, 2015 Featuring Jeff Bridges and Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian), this loose adaptation of The Last Apprentice follows the story of a Spook and his apprentice who try to protect the world from the evil Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore).
Secret Service Film MARCH 6, 2015 A veteran secret agent takes a young upstart under his wing.
The Penguins of Madagascar Film MAR 27, 2015 This spin off of the television series focuses on the adventures of the penguins. 
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Film MAY 1, 2015 Joss Whedon returns to direct the sequel to Marvel's hit movie The Avengers.
Jurassic World Film JUNE 12, 2015 Science runs amuck in the fourth film in the series.
The Fantastic Four Film JUNE 19, 2015 Josh Trank looks to reboot the Fantastic Four film series.
Terminator: Genesis
Film JULY 1, 2015 James Cameron is set to write a reboot for the Terminator film series, which will tie into an upcoming television show.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Film JULY 31, 2015 Directed by Tim Burton. A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures out...
Assassin's Creed Film AUG 7, 2015 A bartender is captured by a large corporation and sent into a machine named the Animus to relive the memories of his ancestors -- Most of whom are Assassins -- to retrieve powerful and dangerous artifacts.
Ant-Man Film JUL 17, 2015

A tie-in to the Avengers film, biochemist Dr. Hank Pym (Paul Rudd) creates a size-altering formula.

The Hunger Games Mockingjay-Part 2 Film NOV 20, 2015

Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.

Star Wars: Episode VII Film DEC 18, 2015

J. J. Abrams is set to write and direct this continuation of George Lucas's original trilogy.

Kung Fu Panda 3 Film DEC 23, 2015

Continuing on his now legendary adventures of awesomeness, Po must face two hugely epic, but very different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to home.

The Flash Film 2016

The origin story of how Barry Allen became the iconic Flash finally to appear on the big screen.

How to Train Your Dragon 3 Film JUNE 18, 2016

The third film in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise will follow Toothless and Hiccup through even more adventures of growing up and saving the world.

Angry Birds Film JUL 1, 2016

An animated film based off of the hit video game.

Independence Day Forever: Part I
Film JUL 1, 2016 While not much has been revealed about the sequel to 1996's hit Independence Day, fans are excited to see what lies in store for the human race after last saving the planet from an alien invasion.
The Sinister Six Film NOV 11, 2016 A new spin-off film set  in the Amazing Spider-Man universe.
Justice League Film 2017

The world's greatest heroes team up to protect Earth from a threat.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Film 2017

Disney's hit film franchise sets a course for a new sequel.

Amazing Spider-Man 3 Film 2018

The web-slinging superhero returns in the next entry of the new Spider-Man film franchise.

Deadpool Film TBA Ryan Reynolds stars as the Merc with a Mouth in this spin-off from X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
Wake the Dead Film TBA An adaptation of Steve Niles' modern day Frankenstein graphic novel.
Adam Strange Film TBA A freak accident leads DC comic hero, Adam Strange, to protect another planet from foreign dangers.
Robopocalypse Film TBA By Director Steven Spielberg. The movie is based off the sci-fi novel Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson.
Wonder Woman Film TBA An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man to become the greatest of the female superheroes.
Silver Surfer Film TBA The Silver Surfer has his own adventures this time without sharing the limelight.
TELEVISION
Legends TV AUG 20, 2014 Legends stars Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings) as a deep-undercover FBI agent who may be losing his grip on reality.
iZombie TV TBA 2014 A loose adaptation of the DC/Vertigo published comic book series coming to the CW in the fall of 2014
Gotham TV TBA 2014 The orgin story behind Commissioner James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.
Flash TV TBA 2014 Flash is intended to be a spin-off to Arrow on the CW and exists in the same universe. It follows the Justice League staple "The Flash".
Daredevil TV TBA 2015 Marvel recently announced that it will partner with Netflix to make a Daredevil television show that will span one season, in a series of releases.  Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage will follow.
VIDEO GAMES
The Last of Us: Remastered Video Game JUL 29, 2014 A remastered version of Naughty Dog's critically acclaimed Game of the Year, The Last of Us, for Playstation 4.
Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition Video Game AUG 19, 2014 Diablo 3 complete with the Reaper of Souls expansion all in one package for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.
Metro Redux Video Game AUG 2014 A remastered compilation of Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light for PS4 and Xbox One.
Destiny Video Game SEP 9, 2014 From the creators of Halo comes an action-packed game set in a bleak future.
Alien: Isolation Video Game OCT 7, 2014 Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley's daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother's disappearance.
Dragon Age: Inquisition Video Game OCT 7, 2014 In Dragon Age: Inquisition the world of Thedas is being torn apart by a massive, mysterious breach in the sky. Players must assume the role of the Inquisitor and lead a team of legendary heroes to uncover the truth behind the impending devastation.
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Video Game OCT 7, 2014 An open world action RPG that takes place in Mordor during the break between The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. Play as a man imbued with the powers of the wraiths as he takes down an Orc organization one by one. Available on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC.
Batman: Arkham Knight Video Game TBA 2015 In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to destroy The Dark Knight forever.
The Evil Within Video Game OCT 21, 2014 Detective Sebastian Castellanos finds himself at the whims of a powerful, malevolent force when he is trapped in a terrifying new world filled with horrific beings. Players must help the detective fight for his life in this new survival horror game.
Battlefield: Hardline Video Game OCT 21, 2014 The Battlefield takes it's classic multiplayer gameplay to the world of cops and criminals with a single player campaign from the developers of Dead Space.
Assassin's Creed Unity Video Game OCT 28, 2014 Explore the Paris during the French Revolution in this first fully next gen Assassin's Creed title.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Video Game NOV 4. 2014 The next iteration of Call of Duty goes futuristic in this thrilling reinvention of the Call of Duty formula.
Far Cry 4 Video Game NOV 18, 2014 The Far Cry takes its fourth iteration to the Himalayas in this contemporary open world action game.
Mad Max Video Game TBA 2015 Based on the film series, players can be Mad Max as he navigates the post-apocalyptic world.
Bayonetta 2 Video Game TBA 2014 The much anticipated sequel to the cult favorite action game available exclusively for Wii U.
The Order: 1886 Video Game TBA 2015 The Order: 1886 re-writes history by introducing a unique vision of Victorian-Era London where myths and technology co-exist. Available for PS4.
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Video Game TBA 2014 Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth launches players into space, where they can colonize a new alien world and build a new future for humanity.
Super Smash Bros. Video Game TBA 2014 This is the latest in the popular Nintendo fighting series Super Smash Bros. Avaialbe for Wii U and 3DS.

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