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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reveals Secrets Behind the Making of BB-8

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
Each trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has offered plenty to dissect, and although we don’t know too much about several of the key players, fans are already figuring out which ones will be their favorites. Amid badass new characters like Kylo Ren, Finn, Rey and Captain Phasma, there’s one little co-star that stands out among its larger peers: BB-8. From the very first trailer we’ve been curious not only about who this droid is and what it does, but how J.J. Abrams & Co. brought it to life.

‘Ant-Man’ Clip Lets You Revisit the Falcon Fight Scene Again and Again

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
So why is Marvel releasing a clip from Ant-Man a month after its release? With the film preparing to hit theaters in China, the studio has put a new clip from the film online — chances are you’ve probably already seen it. In one of the highlights of the film, Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang suits up as Ant-Man and takes on Anthony Mackie’s Falcon. And now you can watch it all over again.

‘Emperor’ Movie to Give Julius Caesar the ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘300’ Treatment

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
Gianni Ferrari, Getty Images
You know who never got the brutal, sword-and-sandal treatment he deserved on the big screen? Julius Caesar, apparently. The Roman emperor and his story have been featured in many films, but that was before Game of Thrones, or B.G., and we’re now living in a world after the debut of Game of Thrones, or A.G., if you will.

James Gunn Confirms Vin Diesel’s Return for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ Obviously

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
Marvel
Today in news that is both obvious and delightful, director James Gunn confirmed that Vin Diesel (and Groot) will return for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Sure, it was a foregone conclusion, but it’s good to know that our favorite lovable tree alien will be back for the sequel — although Gunn did not confirm if Groot will be bringing his sweet dance moves back.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Toys to Be Revealed During Crazy 18-Hour Unboxing Event

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
Lucasfilm
You may not be aware, but there’s a pretty big audience for “unboxing” videos on YouTube — these are videos in which fans open up boxes of toys, collector’s items and gaming systems and examine the finer points and details, as if they have opened the Ark of the Covenant and are beholding the wondrous secrets inside. In keeping with this weirdly popular trend, Lucasfilm has decided to officially unveil Star Wars: The Force Awakens products via a live unboxing event.

Watch ‘Breaking Bad’ Get a ‘Mythbusters’ Vindication for Walt’s M-60

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick a day ago
AMC
The first time around, Breaking Bad’s scientific approach ended up floundering on the Mythbusters, disproving both Walt’s famous mercury blowout and the iconic acid tub. Now, creator Vince Gilligan finally scores a “Plausible,” as Mythbusters tests the Breaking Bad finale’s famous M-60 rig.

USA ‘Mr. Robot’ Finale Postponed Over ‘Graphic’ Similarity to On-Air Virginia Shooting

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick a day ago
USA
A culmination of its breakout critical success, USA hacker drama Mr. Robot had previously scheduled to air its first season finale later tonight, but has now been delayed. USA issued a press release postponing the broadcast over “similar” depicted events to the tragic on-air shootings that occurred in Virginia early Wednesday morning.

Get ‘LOST’ With 15 Mysterious Facts About ABC’s Island Drama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick a day ago
ABC’s LOST may not have answered every mystery set up over the course of five seasons, but did you know that J.J. Abrams first pitched the island drama to ABC as having no serialized mystery whatsoever? Or that the costly pilot got ABC’s then-president fired for his trouble? We don’t have to go back, the 21st episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ is right here, smoking out all the island secrets of LOST!