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Cloverfield 3 coming next Feruary…

November 18th, 2016 by Marc Comments

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Well, they did it with 10 Cloverfield Lane, so we shouldn’t be too surprised that they’ve done it again…

Yes, the third Cloverfield movie lands early next year and it’s God Particle.

Huh?

Well, JJ Abrams and his Bad Robot company have been producing a sic-fi movie called God Particle which is due next February and now it’s looking like it’s actually Cloverfield 3.

The movie stars David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha Raw, John Krasinski, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris O’Dowd, Ziyi Zhang and Daniel Brühl and is said to revolve around an American space station that, after an accident with a particle accelerator, suddenly finds that Earth has vanished altogether. Things get stranger when they then they pick up traces of another space station nearby.

Like Cloverfield Lane. it’s said to be a ‘spiritual sequel’ and we’re still not really sure what that means.

Is this actually one big universe? Or are these a Twilight Zone type affair where all the stories standalone? Personally I like both ideas but would love if the three movies are part of a much bigger picture…

But if you’re surprised at the news, don’t feel too bad, the lead actress was too.

Screencrush are reporting that actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw had no idea she was now part of a shared universe: “I actually have no idea. That is news to me. When I did the project it was a total standalone sci-fi, space thriller. So I couldn’t tell you how it’s connected. I don’t know if that’s just a rumour.”

We’re guessing there’s a chance she’s not allowed to confirm anything or, like 10 Cloverfield Lane, the movie is so far removed she genuinely didn’t know.

One thing is for sure, the people involved make us really excited for this one and the Cloverfield connection even more so.

We’re also hearing rumours that we may be set for a Cloverfield movie every year from Paramount. Oh, and we’d nearly bet the movie’s God Particle title will change before release.

Let us know what you all think, folks.

God Particle arrives on February 24, 2017

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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