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Several TV spots for Kong: Skull Island just came online and the main takeaway is: Kong is not alone on that island.Read more...

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Versatile character actor Miguel Ferrer—a memorable presence in so many films and TV shows, including RoboCop, Twin Peaks, and most recently NCIS: Los Angeles—has died. He was 61 years old.Read more...

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posted about 11 hours ago on io9
Few movies have as original or weird a premise as Colossal. That premise: Anne Hathaway plays a woman who realizes she can occasionally spawn a real-life giant monster halfway across the world that acts as her avatar, mimicking her movements.Read more...

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posted about 12 hours ago on io9
Crowdfunding has become a staple of independent filmmaking, but the best you can usually expect from your investment is a cool prize. A new horror anthology is offering its contributors something more: a potential return on investment.Read more...

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posted about 14 hours ago on io9
DC’s proposed Shazam movie doesn’t have a director, star, or even a finished script. What it does have is a villain, Black Adam, played by Dwayne Johnson, and that means he’s getting his own movie.Read more...

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Warner Bros. animation first announced an adaptation of the iconic Teen Titan story arc by Marv Wolfman and George Perez over a decade ago—but it’s only now finally making its way to reality. A lot’s changed for the Titans since then, however, so our first look at the new movie gives us a few hints as to what’ll be…Read more...

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posted about 15 hours ago on io9
When we last saw our brave paladins in Voltron: Legendary Defender, they’d been scattered off to regions unknown after their battle with Zarkon. But it turns out that being separated and flung away to distant parts of the galaxy may come second to the immediate problem of “being eaten by alien wildlife” for at least…Read more...

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posted about 16 hours ago on io9
Move over, Inception horns; there’s a new annoyingly ubiquitous sound effect getting spammed into every movie trailer. It’s <<>>, a deep bass note that you’re probably hearing in your dreams now.Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on io9
Lots of video games use the influence of H. P. Lovecraft’s dread-drenched Elder Gods mythos. It’s been a while since there’s been one that tackled the author’s works directly but an upcoming title is going to attempt just that.Read more...

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The phrase “Special Editions” is one of the scariest things in all of Star Wars. No one can forget the way, 20 years ago this month, George Lucas updated his iconic films with new effects, sounds, scenes, then basically tried to erase the original versions from existence.Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on io9
A while back, I attended a Fox preess event where they showed the first act of Logan, the third and likely final solo outing of Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine. For me, who was not sold on giving this character another movie, the 40 minutes I saw more than proved this movie’s worth.Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on io9
Several adaptations of Terry Pratchett’s beloved works were announced at a memorial service for the writer last year, including a six-part adaptation of Good Omens, penned by Pratchett’s co-author Neil Gaiman. But now we have a time(frame) and a place: It’s coming to Amazon Prime and the BBC next year.Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on io9
The final trailer for Logan has everything you could want: action, meta-discussions on what it means to have X-Men comics in the X-Men universe, and Professor X saying the f-word.Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on io9
Tye Sheridan talks Ready Player One. D.J. Caruso has a wild idea for the next G.I. Joe movie. M. Night Shyamalan wants in on Stranger Things. Plus, new footage from Powerless, Laurel Lance is back in action in a new Arrow trailer, and hints of what’s to come on Legion and Sleepy Hollow. To me, my spoilers!Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on io9
The first trailer for Power Rangers set up the very serious world of this newly rebooted Angel Grove. But the second sees our teens with attitudes become the heroes they were always meant to be, and it’s a lot more fun.Read more...

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Artist James Lewis works in the Creative Studio of the UK’s National Space Centre museum—a setting that’s clearly informed a lot of his concept work. Read more...

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On a Midwestern farm, a young girl delights in scary bedtime stories—until the fairy tales that she dreams about start taking shape in the real world, and not in a good way. Who’s that man being held captive in the creepy silo, and what’s up with that weird horseback rider who’s lurking in the fields? Read more...

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Before Johnny Rico goes off to become a bug-busting legend in the mobile infantry of Starship Troopers, he’s the star of his high school’s—well, let’s call it “space football” team. It’s weird, it’s ridiculous, and even in the short time its portrayed, the sport makes absolutely no sense. And that’s why we love it.Read more...

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One of the most beloved theories of the internet over the past few years has been the “Pixar Theory”—the wild declaration that posits that every part of the Pixar animation oeuvre is part of the same universe. Disney has released a new video gathering every connection between Pixar films to date, and it’s the closest…Read more...

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Yes, it’s true. Patrick Stewart is shit. The voice of the shit emoji, to be more specific, in the upcoming Emoji Movie. This casting tidbit was just one of many pieces of news Sony Pictures Animation released at an event today in Los Angeles.Read more...

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Carol Danvers has had a rough few months being raked through the mud that was Civil War II. But she has a new comic series out this week, and perhaps more importantly to Marvel, a movie scheduled for 2019. So after spending the almost a year giving her a position she could not defend without coming across as awful,…Read more...

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The Star Wars prequels will forever be a point of contention. Some love them as their Star Wars trilogy. Others find them mindless and painful. But even people with opinions as opposing as those would agree, these new posters by Eric Tan are the best of what those films offer.Read more...

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American Horror Story’s sixth season, Roanoke, ended in November; its reality show send-up was maybe the series’ most ambitious yet, following Murder House, Asylum, Coven, Freak Show, and Hotel. So what’s next, now that American Horror Story is confirmed to be returning for at least three more seasons? We have some…Read more...

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The animated Spidey movie has its star, and it’s not Peter Parker. Miles Morales, the Ultimate Spider-Man, has been confirmed today as the protagonist of Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming animated movie.Read more...

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We’re never going to actually see this show, are we?Read more...

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