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‘The Flash’ Sets Kevin Smith For a Speedy Season 3 Return

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
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We’ve not yet seen how Kevin Smith will fare in directing his first Flash episode “The Runaway Dinosaur,” but already Season 3 is banking on the Mallrats creator for a speedy return. Ahead of next week’s ante-penultimate Season 2 hour, The Flash confirms Smith will return to direct in Season 3.

Guillermo del Toro’s New Film Might Have a Title, a Merman and a Richard Jenkins

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by Britt Hayes 2 days ago
HBO
Despite reports on the various projects he’s had brewing for some time, Guillermo del Toro remained predictably unpredictable when he recently decided to move forward on a project that no one knew much about. We do know it’s a Cold War romance with a fantasy element, and we know it stars Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer — and if this new report is to be believed, then we may also know a few more details, including a new cast member and a title.

Marvel Fans Still Want That Black Widow Solo Movie, According to New Poll

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by Britt Hayes 2 days ago
Marvel
Of the original Avengers cast, only Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye and Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow haven’t starred in their own solo movies. While audiences only really warmed up to Hawkeye thanks to his arc in Age of Ultron, fans have been enamored with Black Widow since she made her debut in the otherwise-underwhelming Iron Man 2. There’s been talk off and on over the last few years about a Black Widow solo movie, and just in case the people in suits over at Marvel are wondering: yes, audiences still very much want to see it.

Universal Sets Mystery Monster Movie Reboot For 2019 Release

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by Britt Hayes 2 days ago
Universal
Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard a lot about Universal’s plans for a new shared universe of movies based on their classic monsters, and yet only one of those films — The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise — is currently in production. The studio has plans for a few more horror reboots from the creative team of Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, and it looks like one of those movies has a release date — but which one?

‘Empress’ Movie in the Works Based on ‘Kingsman’ Author’s Comic Book Series

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by Britt Hayes 2 days ago
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Mark Millar’s comic books have inspired some mixed reactions among fans and critics, but the author’s works have also inspired some entertaining films, including last year’s Kingsman: The Secret Service and the upcoming Captain America: Civil War. Millar has a handful of projects in development based on his books, and you can add another to the pile, as his fantasy series Empress is the latest set to make the jump from page to screen.

Get Caught Up on PlayStation’s ‘Powers’ in a New Season 2 Preview

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
Sony
It’s safe to say that fans new and old of PlayStation’s Powers TV series could use a refresher on the first season ahead of its May 31 return, and Sony has just the thing. Meet the newest additions, good and bad, as the latest Powers Season 2 featurette recaps both the story so far, and what dangers lie ahead for the new episodes.

‘Legends of Tomorrow’ S2 Adding Han Solo With Superpowers, ‘40s Female Hero

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
The CW
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will receive a major overhaul for Season 2 (it could probably use it), and ahead of that beloved mystery character joining the finale, we know of two other heroes joining for Season 2. Get ready to meet a charming superpowered scoundrel and a female World War II hero with two new additions to the cast!

‘Blues Brothers’ Primetime Animated Series in Development, Again

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Universal
Ever one to let sleeping properties lie, Dan Aykroyd is at last dragging The Blues Brothers out of retirement (again), and into the animated world. The former SNL bit will return as a new primetime animated series shepherded by Aykroyd, in search of music, truth, justice and “a better breakfast sandwich.”

Guess How PETA Reacted to the ‘Silicon Valley’ Horse Sex Scene

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
HBO
Already a comedic gem, HBO’s Silicon Valley seems to find at least one yearly scene worthy of headline, whether the elaborate hand job proof of Season 1, or a monkey making creative use of a prosthetic arm last year, and Season 3 is no different. Yes, the graphic depiction of horse sex has breached Silicon Valley, and shock of shocks, PETA is none-too-thrilled about it.

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Trailer: Out of the Shadows, Into the Shadows of a Movie Theater

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by Matt Singer 3 days ago
I like that this video explains who the Ninja Turtles are, for the benefit of those people who have been living in a cave (or maybe a sewer) since the late 1980s and have somehow avoided one of the six previous movies, five television shows, hundreds of toys, comics, and video games about these characters. “Oh Donatello is the purple one, ohhhhhh. For the last 30 years, I thought that was Raphael! My bad.”