30 Aug

Richard Linklater to Direct ‘The Last Detail’ Sequel; Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell, and Laurence Fishburne to Star

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Here’s a sequel you probably didn’t expect to read about anytime soon, even though we first heard about this sequel a decade ago. In 2006, Richard Linklater revealed he wrote an adaption of Darryl Ponicsan‘s Last Flag Flying — a sequel to The Last Detail, which director Hal Ashby and screenwriter Robert Towne adapted into an incredible film in 1973. Linklater’s goal was to bring […]

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30 Aug

‘Taken 3’ Director Olivier Megaton to Helm “Sci-fi Spartacus” Film ‘The Champion’

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Whether you’ve seen the Stanley Kubrick classic or Starz’s (shockingly good) television series, or have just cracked a history book or two in your day, you’re probably familiar with the basics of the Spartacus story: gladiator defies Roman empire, leads a massive rebellion, etc. The details always get fudged around, but the basic beats tend […]

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30 Aug

‘Doctor Strange’ Sneak Peek Reveals New Concept Art, New Villain Details & More

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Never one to pass up an opportunity for cross-promotion, Marvel Studios is using the home video release of Captain America: Civil War to plug some of its other upcoming titles. We already got to check in with the cast and crew of Thor: Ragnarok via a hilarious video revealing what the God of Thunder was up to during […]

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30 Aug

Photos: Get Another Look at Woody Allen’s Amazon Show ‘Crisis in Six Scenes’

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Earlier this month, we got our first look at Woody Allen‘s Amazon series Crisis in Six Scenes. Allen wrote and directed the half-hour comedy’s six episodes, which stars Allen, Miley Cyrus, Max Casella (Blue Jasmine), Michael Rapaport (I Am Rapaport: Stereo Podcast), John Magaro (The Big Short), David Harbour (Stranger Things), and another filmmaker Amazon should maybe talk to about […]

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30 Aug

Rogue One Bits: A #RogueOneWish Comes True, New Toy Reveals, and the Meaning of the Title

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In this edition of Rogue One Bits: A dying fan had his wish granted to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story early. Gareth Edwards tries to explain exactly what “Rogue One” actually means. Take a first look at the special edition 3D glasses you can buy for Rogue One screenings. Felicity Jones talks about […]

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30 Aug

Shannon Purser (a.k.a. Barb From ‘Stranger Things’) Is Coming to The CW’s ‘Riverdale’

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It’s not quite “justice for Barb,” but until Netflix gets around to announcing a second season of Stranger Things, this might be the next-best thing. Shannon Purser, who broke out this summer as Stranger Things fan favorite Barb, has joined the cast of The CW’s Riverdale in the role of Ethel Muggs. In the comics, Ethel’s a homely type […]

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30 Aug

Brad Bird Teases a New Direction For ‘The Incredibles 2’

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Hopefully, you didn’t see that headline and rush to read this article hoping for any kind of solid information about the long-awaited sequel to The Incredibles, which remains one of the best superhero movies ever made. After all, The Incredibles 2 is still three years away from its June 21, 2019 release date and while […]

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30 Aug

Karen Gillan Rolls the Dice on ‘Jumanji’

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Time will tell what fearsome new creatures and disasters await us in the new Jumanji movie, but among other things we can definitely expect a daughter of Thanos. Karen Gillan has rolled the dice and landed herself a spot in the Jake Kasdan-directed feature, joining Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Nick Jonas. More details on the Karen Gillan Jumanji casting, including which character she’s […]

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30 Aug

See J.K. Rowling’s Original Sketches of Harry Potter, Severus Snape, Hagrid & More

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Even though J.K. Rowling has said that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child marks the end of the story of The Boy Who Lived, that doesn’t mean she’s done given fans some little gems from the wizarding world she created so many years ago. By way of Pottermore, the author has unveiled some of the […]

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30 Aug

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Thinks ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Had a “Perfect Ending”

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The Dark Knight Rises is arguably the weakest installment of Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy, but star Joseph Gordon-Levitt thinks there’s one thing the movie got very, very right. In a recent interview, the actor praised the last act of the movie, calling it the “perfect ending.”  As fans will recall, The Dark Knight Rises concludes with Bruce […]

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