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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Casts Shredder’s Daughter, Karai

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
IDW Publishing
Yet another villain has been added to the lineup for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, which already boasts Shredder, Baxter Stockman, Bebop and Rocksteady, and — if reports are to be believed — Krang. On top of all of those baddies, the upcoming sequel has also added Karai, the daughter of Foot Clan leader Shredder.

Tom Cruise’s ‘Mena’ Adds More Cast Members, Gets a Release Date

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
Warner Bros.
Tom Cruise is reuniting with his Edge of Tomorrow (no, we will not call it anything else) director Doug Liman for the upcoming ‘80s crime film Mena, which has already begun shooting in Georgia. Several names have joined the cast, including Breaking Bad’s Jesse Plemons and X-Men: First Class star Caleb Landry Jones, as Universal has also formally announced a release date.

‘Pawn Sacrifice’ Trailer: Tobey Maguire Goes Down the Rabbit Hole of Chess

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
By now you’re likely familiar with the story of Bobby Fischer, the young chess prodigy who became the youngest chess grandmaster in history. As he grew older, Fischer began to suffer from some mental issues, which is the main focus of the new film Pawn Sacrifice. The first trailer has arrived, featuring Tobey Maguire in the role of the older Fischer, struggling to prepare for one of the biggest chess matches of his life.

Paramount Planning an Animated ‘Transformers’ Prequel

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by Jacob Hall a day ago
Hasbro
Long after our corpses have turned to dust, they will still be making Transformers movies. The cities will fall and the tides will rise to the soundtrack of wisecracking robots turning into cars. These things will outlive humanity and will ultimately be the number one choice of entertainment for the sentient A.I. that will supplant us. Transformers 57 will be the most popular film in the underground bunkers that will house the future citizenry of Earth. In other news, two new writers have joined the “writer‘s room” that has been tasked with plotting future movies, one of which may be an animated prequel set entirely on Cybertron. Oh, joy. Oh, bliss.

Chris Pine in Talks to Star as Gal Gadot’s Boyfriend in ‘Wonder Woman’

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
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It’s been a little bit since we got an update on Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman film, but it looks as if casting has officially begun on the hero’s first solo adventure. Chris Pine is in talks to join the upcoming film, reminding you that no, he still hasn’t been in a superhero film yet — although he was previously rumored as a person of interest for WB’s upcoming Green Lantern reboot.

‘Harry Potter’ Spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Eyes Saoirse Ronan, Dakota Fanning and...Kate Upton?

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by Jacob Hall a day ago
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The last time we heard from the Harry Potter sort-of-prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, newly minted Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne had been cast as “magic-zoologist” Newt Scamander. Now, the J.K. Rowling-written, David Yates-directed production is seeking out its female leads and a batch of surprising names have emerged as potential candidates.

Tilda Swinton in Talks to Play The Ancient One in Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

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by Mike Sampson a day ago
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For all those who’ve said that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a far too male dominated landscape...well, you’re right. But, it looks like Marvel is at least trying to work on that and has made one big, exciting step forward in the right direction. Oscar-winning actor Tilda Swinton is in talks to star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel’s upcoming Doctor Strange as The Ancient One, a role originally written for a male.

‘Doctor Strange’ Director Teases a Potential Role For Marvel’s Death

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by Jacob Hall 2 days ago
Marvel
With the Marvel Cinematic Universe about to enter “Phase Three,” expect things to get a little weird. The arrival of a Doctor Strange movie signifies just how weird, since the mere thought of a dimension-hopping sorcerer inhabiting the same world as Steve Rogers and Tony Stark seemed impossible just a few years ago. In fact, the debut adventure of Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme may very well be the film that smuggles one of the wildest comic book concepts of all time into the MCU. Is Stephen Strange ready to grapple with Death itself?