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‘SNL’: Woody Harrelson Sings Taylor Swift With His ‘Hunger Games’ Co-Stars

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 08:56 AM
When Woody Harrelson was revealed to be hosting ‘SNL’ just a few days before the new ‘Hunger Games’ movie was set to open in theaters, it was obvious that the massively popular franchise would, somehow, figure into at least one sketch. Surprisingly, that ended up being the opening monologue, which featured Harrelson performing his own version of Taylor Swift's ‘1989.’ With a little help from some friends.

There Will Be At Least Three More 'Fast and Furious' Movies

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by Jacob Hall November 14, 2014 06:26 PM
Universal
Earlier this week, it was reported that Justin Lin was being courted by Universal to return to the ‘Fast and Furious’ series after taking ‘Furious 7’ off and giving the director's seat to James Wan. It was also reported that his return would be be part of a two film “grand finale” that would send this beloved franchise driving off into the sunset. But that second part is just plain silly. Have you seen the box office receipts for these movies? So it should come as no surprise that the studio has “at least three” more Dominic Toretto and company adventures in the pipeline.

The Wrap Up: New 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' TV Spots Tease Big Action

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by Jacob Hall November 14, 2014 04:46 PM
Lionsgate
ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, watch two new TV spots for the new ‘Hunger Games’ movie, listen to what James Gunn has to say about ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2,’ and check out Vin Diesel's insane facial hair in a new photo from 'The Last Witch Hunter.'

Our Worst Fears Realized; They're Turning the Universal Monsters Into Superheroes

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by Jacob Hall November 14, 2014 04:24 PM
Universal
The likes of Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man have no business aping the Marvel “shared universe” structure in the first place. They're monsters! Let them monster! Any of our well-intentioned blogging-into-the-wind was too little, too late because the head of Universal has pretty much come and out said that they're taking the horror out of their horror icons.

WookieeLeaks: The Wacky Theory About Daisy Ridley’s ‘Star Wars’ Character

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by Jacob Hall November 14, 2014 10:55 AM
Dark Horse
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything ‘Star Wars!’ From ‘Star Wars: Episode 7,’ to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we dive into a weird theory about Daisy Ridley's character in ‘The Force Awakens,’ see which iconic character will appear in the next ‘Star Wars’ video game, and learn how much you have to spend to dress like an Imperial officer.

Whitest White People Ever Vying to Star in ‘1001 Arabian Nights’ Adaptation ‘Forty Thieves’

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by Jacob Hall November 13, 2014 01:38 PM
Lionsgate
Hollywood has been mining the seminal ‘1001 Arabian Nights’ for ideas for the better part of a century, borrowing characters, details and story beats from the folklore collection and weaving them into all kinds of movies. And for good reason: many of the tales collected within it are astonishing, reflecting a rich, complex society that is completely different from our own. It's the perfect gateway to Islamic culture and often the first step for students of literature who have exhausted what the western world has to offer. And now a bunch of white people are going to make a film version of its most famous story starring, you guessed it, a bunch of white people!

'The Wolf Man' is the Latest Universal Monster to Get Rebooted

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by Jacob Hall November 12, 2014 11:17 AM
Universal
Universal is working overtime to revive its classic monster movies for the modern age; the latest classic creature to get a big screen revival is 'The Wolf Man,' a character whose legacy as a horror great trumps the fact that his last big-screen appearance was one of the biggest disasters in the studio's history.