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‘iZombie’ Season 2 Trailer: ‘What I Wouldn’t Give For a Piece of Your Brain Right Now!’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
The CW
Anxious though we are to see Arrow and The Flash speeding out their fall 2015 trailers, fellow comic imprint iZombie managed to shuffle right past the DC heroes with a first Season 2 sneak peek. It’s a whole new status quo for Liv, but whose brains are on the menu this time around?

Emma Thompson: If I See Another ‘Spider-Man’ Movie, I’ll Hang Myself

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by Mike Sampson 2 days ago
Getty Images
We love Spider-Man. If pressed, we might say that he’s our favorite superhero. We also love superhero movies, as evidenced by this very site and our coverage of such movies. Yet…we can’t help but agree a little bit with two-time Oscar-winner Emma Thompson who admitted that if she has to sit through another Spider-Man movie, she’s going to hang herself.

Here is Sphero’s ‘Star Wars’ BB-8 Toy, Fully Revealed in All of Its Adorable Glory

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by Jacob Hall 2 days ago
Star Wars: The Force Awakens isn’t even out yet and we already know that everyone in the world is going to want their own BB-8. And the market will surely respond – expect to see countless toy versions of that adorable rolling droid everywhere you look in the coming months. However, there is only one BB-8 toy that can be controlled by your mobile device and recognizes your voice and develops an ongoing personality as you play with it. Yes, Sphero’s BB-8 looks like the droid to beat.

‘Luke Cage’ Casts Simone Missick as Marvel’s Misty Knight, Our First ‘Iron Fist’ Tie-In?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
Marvel / Theo Wargo, Getty Images
Just a few scant hours ago, Marvel’s Netflix Luke Cage cast a key villain, and already the Hero For Hire has a major new ally to balance the scales. Simone Missick has been cast in the role of Marvel’s Misty Knight, a super-powered detective in her own right, and potentially our first link to Netflix’s Iron Fist series.

‘Black Mass’ Director to Take on ‘American Wolf’ Hunting Drama for Leonardo DiCaprio

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
20th Century Fox
Black Mass hits theaters in a few weeks, and it promises to be one of the most compelling crime dramas of the year with a potential, long-awaited return to form for Johnny Depp (no silly hats!). Director Scott Cooper has already attracted some very good company for his next project, American Wolf, which will be produced by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way.

Cary Fukunaga Explains Why He Left Stephen King’s ‘It’

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
Warner Bros.
Ever since Cary Fukunaga parted ways with New Line on the new adaptation of Stephen King’s traumatic classic It, rumors have swirled about what caused the departure. Some reports suggested that the director clashed with the studio over the budget, while others — fueled by rumors about Fukunaga’s problems with Nic Pizzolatto on True Detective — speculated that the director was simply too difficult to work with. In a new interview, Fukunaga sets the record straight.

Will ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Give Spider-Man Organic or Mechanical Web Shooters?

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
Sony
The fight over whether Spider-Man should have organic or mechanical web shooters in film / TV adaptations has been ongoing — Sam Raimi went against canon by making Spidey’s web-slinging abilities the result of a mutation, while one of the only thing Marc Webb’s films did right was give the hero mechanical web shooters. But what will Marvel and Sony’s newly rebooted Spider-Man have when he makes his debut in Captain America: Civil War?

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Launches Force Friday Unboxing Livestream

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
Lucasfilm
May the Force be with all of you incredibly loyal fans who endeavor to sit through all 18 hours of Lucasfilm’s special livestream event, during which time all the new toys from Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be unboxed and profiled while you anxiously await the commencement of Force Friday — it’s like Black Friday, but instead of waiting in line with your mom at midnight to buy discount kitchen appliances and outerwear, you get to purchase BB-8 and Kylo Ren action figures.

Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks May Move to Universal, Threatening ‘Jaws’ and ‘Back to the Future’ Reboots

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
Universal
For several years now, Steven Spielberg’s production company DreamWorks has partnered with Disney to distribute their films, while Spielberg has been free to produce and direct films with and for other studios. But a major change is brewing, as DreamWorks is cutting free from Disney next year with the studio eyeing a leap over to Universal. This seems like a basic corporate maneuver, but with that change could come something that either excites or terrifies you: reboots of properties like Jaws and Back to the Future.