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Andy Muschietti in talks to direct The Electric State for Russo brothers

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It was one of 2017's biggest success stories. Not only did the Stephen King adaptation bring in dump-trucks full of cash (it's currently listed as the 10th highest grossing film of the year), but it was also met with wildly positive reviews, setting director Andy Muschietti up with his pick of projects. According to Deadline, one of Muschietti's upcoming projects could be The Electric... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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James Wan clarifies the number of villains in Aquaman

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Although he briefly made an appearance in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, our first real introduction to Arthur Curry aka Aquaman (Jason Momoa) arrived in Justice League. Unfortunately, beyond a brief sequence, we didn't get to learn all that much about Aquaman's world. It seems that we'll have to wait until James Wan's Aquaman to fully explore Atlantis and its... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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Disney CEO says X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool to be part of McU

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After being rumoured for quite some time, it was finally made official today - The Walt Disney Company acquired Twentieth Century Fox in a multi-billion dollar deal which will see Disney greatly expanding its film and television empire. Included in the deal were several major Marvel properties which Disney didn't yet own, including the X-men and Fantastic Four franchises. It's still far... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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The Writers Guild of America West isn't thrilled with the Fox-Disney deal

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It's to be understood that there will be a varying amount opinions concerning the recent Fox-Disney deal, with some organizations being willing to vocalize their discontent more than others. Earlier today, the Writers Guild of America West released a scathing attack on the unprecendented merging of both companies by issuing the following statement: “In the relentless drive to... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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Action-comedy classic 48 Hours is getting a remake

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the directors of crime-thriller Good Time - Benny and Josh Safdie - are ready to direct a remake of the Eddie Murphy/Nick Nolte buddy-action classic 48 Hours. The original  film was about "a convict and cop, respectively, who must team up to catch a pair of cop killers within 48 hours." A pretty simple, hard to fuck up premise. Now, I have no particular... Read More »

- Damion Damaske

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Disney-Fox deal yields major potential for Boom! Studios comic adaptations

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Quite possibly one of the most exciting aspects of the Disney-Fox deal is that Disney, which had purchased Marvel in 2009, now holds a minor stake in the indie comic book publishing company Boom! Studios. Fox acquired their slice of the Boom! pie back in June, which now giving Disney the opportunity to chow down on such comic book properties as Lumberjanes, Jonesy, Goldie Vance,... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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George Lucas praises Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi

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So I got my tickets to see The Last Jedi at The Grove midnight tonight, and I'm so hyped! In fact, I can't imagine being more hyped than I already him! However, it seems like I might explode with hype, as none other than George Lucas himself has stated that Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi "was beautifully made." and that he talked complimentary with Johnson after his... Read More »

- Damion Damaske

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Jimmy Fallon does Peanuts parody in the style of CW's Riverdale

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Riverdale - the cool, sexy version of the Archie comics - is a phenomenon. Merging the squeaky clean characters of Archie, Jughead, Betty, and Veronica into a plot that involves murder, rape, and incest has struck a nerve in the popular consciousness. It was a gamble, but it has seemed to have paid off for the CW. Taking that same template, Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show has done the same with Charles Schultz's Peanuts comics. It has murder (with Linus instead of Jason Blossom), the... Read More »

- Damion Damaske

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James Gunn set to produce a horror film for The H Collective

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Marvel's Guaradians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn has been tapped by The H Collective to produce an untitled horror film under their banner. Furthermore, Gunn’s brother Brian Gunn and cousin Mark Gunn are writing the screenplay. James will produce the new project in between scripting Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3, which the spiky-haired filmmaker will direct next year.... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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Larry David will return for a tenth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm

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Cue theme music Larry David is set to return for more awkwardly hilarious hi-jinks with a tenth season of the Golden Globe-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm. Casey Bloys, president of HBO programming, says that production will begin next spring, and that additional details about the show will follow as they're confirmed. “We are thrilled that Larry will be back with his uniquely acerbic... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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Review: Beyond Skyline

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Plot: During an alien invasion, a grizzled ex-cop teams up with a frazzled train conductor to find his kidnapped son, trapped aboard a UFO. Review: I had written a list of the bizarre, inexplicable things that happen in Beyond Skyline with the intention of sharing some of them with you here, just to give you an idea of the film's complete devotion to being as bonkers as possible. But sitting... Read More »

- Eric Walkuski

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Meet the women of Ocean's 8 in a stylish new poster

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A brand new poster for director Gary Ross' Ocean's 8 made its debut online today, featuring eight lovely and lethal ladies looking to execute their best laid plans for an epic heist. In Summer 2018, the tide will turn as Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s star-studded annual Met Gala. Her first stop is to assemble the... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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Bob Iger says R-rated movies like Deadpool can have a place at Disney

7 hours ago

Now that Disney is officially acquiring 20th Century Fox and all the franchise properties it owns, many comic book fans are wondering how it will affect Fox’s slate of superhero movies. Disney is not known for R-rated ventures, and Deadpool and Logan saw massive success by giving audiences something different and adult. Some feared that would disappear under Disney, but CEO Bob Iger... Read More »

- Matt Rooney

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Top 10 Star Wars Side Characters

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For many of you, today is the day. You have your Star Wars tickets ready, your favorite shirt picked out, and two years of waiting with bated breath and Cheeto-crusted fingers is coming to an end. You may have spent the last week re-watching the saga, rooting for your favorite characters and dying to see some familiar faces return for The Last Jedi. We all have our favorite Wars characters, like Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia or Obi-Wan Kenobi. But those are the major characters, and... Read More »

- Matt Rooney

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Deadpool & Cable touch tips in new Deadpool 2 image

8 hours ago

Clearly, in the time since we last saw Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) the foul-mouthed merc has taken on a love of the arts and all things refinement. The first teaser poster was inspired by a famous Norman Rockwell painting, “Freedom from Want”, while the actual teaser footage was a spoof of Bob RossThe Joy Of Painting. The character is back at it again, delivering his masterpiece... Read More »

- Matt Rooney

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The UnPopular Opinion: Power Rangers

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The Unpopular Opinion is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer Hated, but that the majority of film fans Loved, or that the writer Loved, but that most others Loathed. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****Some Spoilers Ensue**** The original iteration of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers became a pop culture... Read More »

- Alex Maidy

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Disney will officially buy 21st Century Fox's film and TV assets

9 hours ago

After a week of anxious speculation, it’s finally official that Disney will acquire 20th Century Fox and other entertainment assets from 21st Century Fox in a historic deal that will cost $66 billion (including debts) and will see the Walt Disney company expand its film and television empire. In other words, the House of Mouse should see about upgrading to a castle.  As part of the deal,... Read More »

- Matt Rooney

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The Strangers return on the poster for The Strangers: Prey at Night

10 hours ago

This past summer, I was lucky enough to spend some time on the set of the long-awaited follow-up to the 2008 film The Strangers, director Johannes Roberts' The Strangers: Prey At Night. While the details of that set visit will be coming at a later date, today we have something very cool to share - the sites that took part in the set visit opportunity have been given the first look at the new poster for the... Read More »

- Cody Hamman

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TV Review: Marvel's The Punisher, Season 1, Episode 11 "Danger Close"

16 hours ago

The Punisher, Season 1, Episode 11 "Danger Close" Recap/Review: Last episode saw a lot of things come to a head and even some to a close with the events that unfolded at the hotel where Senator Ori was set to give his big speech. Crazy Lewis showed up and caused all sorts of havoc, killing a bunch of Anvil troops before taking Karen Page hostage and eventually blowing himself up when he... Read More »

- Paul Shirey

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Gary Oldman smoked $20,000 worth of cigars while filming Darkest Hour

23 hours ago

In order to play Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, Gary Oldman underwent an incredible transformation which involved a fat suit, prosthetics, and hours upon hours of study, but one crucial piece of embodying Churchill wound up making the actor sick to his stomach: the constant smoking of cigars. In a THR feature detailing just how the Joe Wright film came about, it's mentioned that Gary Oldman smoked... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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