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The Enterprise Crew Will Return for ‘Star Trek 4’ With Chris Hemsworth

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by Matt Singer 6 days ago
Paramount
Producer (and former franchise director) J.J. Abrams has been teasing it during the Star Trek Beyond press tour and now it’s official: The new Star Trek series (now often referred to as the “Kelvin Timeline” movies) will get a fourth installment. And much like the fourth installment of the original Trek franchise, this one will involve time travel. Via a press release:

‘Star Trek 4’ Will Boldly Unite Chris Hemsworth and Chris Pine

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by Britt Hayes July 15, 2016 @ 4:50 PM
Paramount
Star Trek Beyond hasn’t even hit theaters yet, but there’s already talk of the next installment in the franchise — and if early reactions to Justin Lin’s new Trek sequel are to be believed, then we have every reason to be optimistic about the future of the series. But just in case you needed one more, J.J. Abrams has revealed his “incredibly exciting” idea for Star Trek 4, which will reportedly bring Chris Hemsworth back to the franchise to team up with Chris Pine.

New ‘Ghostbusters’ Poster and Featurettes Assemble the Ghost-Bustin’ Team

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by Britt Hayes June 9, 2016 @ 5:08 PM
Sony
Following their delightful appearance with the original Ghostbusters cast on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the ladies of Paul Feig’s reboot — along with their dopey receptionist — have assembled in a brand new poster. And if that’s not enough for you, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy each have their very own featurette, offering a proper intro to their respective characters along with a little dose of new footage.

Chris Hemsworth Roasts Beck Bennett in Cut-For-Time SNL Short

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 7, 2016 @ 10:55 PM
NBC
We’ve still a long, long summer to go before SNL returns for Season 42 this fall, but if NBC keeps the cut sketches rolling, we might just make it. The latest picks up with Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth, as a cut short from his December outing puts Beck Bennett in a birthday roast gone horribly awry.

Kevin Feige Explains Why Natalie Portman Won’t Appear in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

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by Matt Singer May 17, 2016 @ 2:06 PM
Marvel
Natalie Portman not showing up in the next Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok, is not news. (Neither is the addition of Tessa Thompson to the cast in her absence.) We’ve known that for a few months now. The explanation for Portman’s absence hasn’t be fully revealed yet, though, and that’s something Marvel Grand Poobah Kevin Feige got into a little bit during his recent appearance on the Empire Film Podcast.

‘Ghostbusters’ Featurette Introduces Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Big Dumb’ Hunky Receptionist

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by Britt Hayes April 26, 2016 @ 5:25 PM
Sony Pictures
It’s okay to call Chris Hemsworth’s character in the new Ghostbusters movie big and dumb — those are his words, not mine. In a brilliant bit of casting, the actor sometimes known as Thor plays administrative assistant to Paul Feig’s ghost-busting crew, and a new featurette from the upcoming film will help you get to know Hemsworth and his earnestly goofy sense of humor (and ridiculous good looks, to be honest).

‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Review: A Lot of Stuff You Like Crammed Into a Sequel You Won’t

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by Matt Singer April 19, 2016 @ 11:05 AM
Universal
The Huntsman: Winter’s War is a prequel, a sequel, a spinoff, a mashup, a bit of a remake, and almost a movie. It contains many recognizable elements from actual films — plot, characters, scenes, imagery, music — almost all of them inspired by (if not outright stolen from) other far more original movies and television shows. There are bits and pieces shamelessly swiped from Frozen, Lord of the Rings, The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, plus a few odds and ends from the production it is ostensibly following, 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman. It’s almost like the movie version of a pod person from Invasion of the Body Snatchers; superficially indistinguishable from the real thing, but lacking any semblance of a soul.