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Tom Hardy addresses those James Bond rumors. New details about T’Challa’s past in Black Panther have emerged. Batgirl springs into action in new footage from The Lego Batman Movie. Plus, Talia al Ghul makes her Arrow debut, Finn Jones teases the journey of Danny Rand in The Defenders, and new Riverdale footage.…Read more...

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The Young Pope is HBO’s delightfully absurd new drama that aims to finally answer the Church’s oldest question: What if the pope was a young, chain-smoking bully with a hot bod and a twisted thirst for power? Despite its prestige television presentation, the show is a lot more Twin Peaks than House of Cards. In the…Read more...

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Disney’s next Star Wars spinoff is a Han Solo origin story, but why stop with Solo when you can have the entire bunch? One artist shows that Stranger Things has assembled the perfect team for a non-Anakin Star Wars prequel story. Star Wars Babies, they make your dreams come true.Read more...

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Hafthór Björnsson, the Game of Thrones actor who’s currently the second-strongest man in the world, has hobbies, just like the rest of us. Only instead of video games, cross-stitching, or Dungeons & Dragons, Björnsson likes to attempt world records by throwing washing machines.Read more...

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In the not-so-distant future, a young woman and her father have retreated to the wilderness, the only place where humans can still feel some semblance of freedom. But it’s lawless and dangerous in the woods—and when thieves snatch the girl’s most prized possession, she’ll stop at absolutely nothing to get it back.Read more...

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The latest comedy icon to join late-night isn’t Jessica Williams or Desus & Mero, it’s the freakish offspring of a Labyrinth creature and Sully from Monsters Inc. Comedy Central announced at this year’s TCA that it’s picked up Funny or Die’s The Gorburger Show for an eight-episode season.Read more...

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Who’s ready to watch some anime? You? Yes, that’s right, you.Read more...

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Jughead will not be asexual on the CW’s upcoming Riverdale, a gritty reboot of Archie Comics. Cole Sprouse, who portrays the legendary Archie character, said he fought for the character to be asexual as he is in the Jughead comic series, but to no avail. Chip Zdarsky, the author of Jughead, spoke to the character’s…Read more...

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The Herald in Scotland pretty much said what we were all thinking this weekend, announcing the inauguration of Donald Trump like a four-year episode of The Twilight Zone.Read more...

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Han Solo says you should never fuck with a Wookie because they’ll rip your arm off, and now we’ve got proof. Ouch.Read more...

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It looks like there’s a reason HBO hasn’t formally renewed Game of Thrones for its eighth and final season, even though everyone and their grandmother knows it’s coming. That’s because the creators might be considering more episodes, and HBO is crossing their fingers that it’s true.Read more...

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Three years ago, Representative John Lewis published the first book in a three-part graphic novel series about his experience as a leader for the Civil Rights Movement. Today, March is one of the biggest books in the country, selling out on Amazon overnight. And it’s all because the next president decided to pick a…Read more...

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Death doesn’t matter when you’ve got Paul Reubens. The actor returns to Gotham as the Ghost of Christmas Murder, and here’s the first clip of his Penguin Haunting. Welcome back, Paul, you’ve been missed.Read more...

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Disney Channel released the first trailer for the upcoming original TV movie, Tangled: Before Ever After, and I’ve got to admit...it’s kind of adorable.Read more...

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Holy crap, the Logan soundtrack is going to be incredible.Read more...

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The Lego Batman Movie hits theaters in less than a month’s time, and to help ramp up the film’s marketing blitz, Lego teamed up with Chevrolet to build a life-sized version of the Dark Knight’s latest Batmobile out of mostly plastic bricks—some 344,187 of them to be exact.Read more...

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Anytime the calendar hits a “Friday the 13th,” we all take it as an excuse to discuss the legendary horror franchise. And why not? It’s named after this date, after all. So to celebrate, we’ve rounded up a bunch of cool Friday the 13th posters and invite you to add some more too.Read more...

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On Monday, we learned that Twin Peaks would return May 21 to kick off its 18-episode revival on Showtime. Today, we’ve got our first (very quick) glimpse at Kyle MacLachlan’s Agent Cooper, looking far more weathered than last we saw him. Is it the decades... or is it the Black Lodge? Or a bit of both?Read more...

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I mean, when else are you going to wear what looks like a pair of felt shorts, a matching pair of fabric gauntlets, and a giant shirt with the Blue Ranger’s helmet printed on it?Read more...

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It’s both amazing and depressing at the same time.Read more...

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Earlier this month, the Tower of Terror ride at Disney’s California Adventure permanently closed to make way for a Guardians of the Galaxy ride, coming later this year. And though the Tower of Terror at Walt Disney World in Florida remains, the CA closure reminded us of the movie the ride inspired 20 years ago.Read more...

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Scrooge McDuck was always the cranky but lovable curmudgeon that helped make the Duck Tales animated series so wonderful. But for some reason it’s now Donald Duck who is furiously angry, which makes no sense given he and his three nephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, are getting a wonderful action figure treatment.Read more...

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At the end of Deadpool, there wasn’t an end-credits tag where Cable showed up, but Deadpool himself did announce that the time-traveling mutant would be appearing in the sequel. So now that Deadpool 2 is officially on its way, the writers have to deliver on that promise. Speaking to Collider, Deadpool writers Paul…Read more...

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Without the book, there’d be no movie. And without the man—and his lingering memory of an article about a case of real-life demonic possession—there’d be no book. William Peter Blatty, author of the 1971 best-seller The Exorcist that became the influential 1973 horror movie classic, has died at age 89.Read more...

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Honestly, at first, you’d be hard-pressed to really notice what’s different about Supes’ latest wardrobe update—after all, it still looks like the Man of Steel we know and love. But there’s actually a few neat little re-tweaks and additions that bring it back closer to the classic Superman look.Read more...

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