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So Justice League Isn’t Doing So Super At The Box Office

To be fair, $100 million is nothing to sneeze at, not by a long shot — but we’re not talking about any standard major-billing feature, here, and Justice League could very well be the first DC movie to fall short of clearing that number during its first weekend in theaters. According …

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Brace Yourselves: A New Star Wars Trilogy Was Just Announced

The Last Jedi isn’t even out yet, and director Rian Johnson already has three (!!!) more Star Wars films in the bag. That’s right: On Thursday (November 9), Lucasfilm announced that Johnson will write and direct a brand new Star Wars trilogy starring original characters. To say this is a …

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Thor: Ragnarok Is Hurtling Towards A $100 Million Opening Weekend

You can thank Chris Hemsworth and his newly shorn locks, tons of LOL-worthy moments, and great performances from a bunch of characters you’ve loved for many movies now: Thor: Ragnarok is kicking intergalactic ass at the box office, and it’s definitely going to cross the $100 million mark after its …

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Dylan Sprouse Is The Scariest Over-Achiever Ever In The Dismissed Trailer

Cole Sprouse may see tons of tension-packed drama play out on his show, Riverdale, but it seems like his brother, Dylan, is about to give him a run for his money with a thriller that looks downright terrifying. In Dismissed, Dylan plays Lucas Ward, a clean-cut new kid who’s just …

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Chris Hemsworth Almost (Gasp!) Passed On Playing Thor

It’s completely impossible to picture anyone but Chris Hemsworth hurling a hammer and saving the planet from a death goddess and other evil forces as Thor. As such, it’s equally unthinkable, the idea of Hemsworth almost turning down the part responsible for turning him into an international superstar — but …

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Epic New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Teases Rey’s Pull To The Dark Side

Over the course of the many hours I’ve spent thinking about Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I never once thought that Rey (Daisy Ridley), the lightsaber-swinging, Force-sensitive Chosen One from Jakku, would contemplate joining the Dark Side — but here we are. Disney and Lucasfilm just dropped the …

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Blade Runner 2049 Is ‘Retiring’ Hopes Of Stellar Box Office Numbers

The follow-up to Ridley Scott’s science fiction classic Blade Runner may have been hugely anticipated, but Blade Runner 2049‘s first weekend out isn’t exactly reflecting the pre-release hype. Blade Runner 2049 is looking at a $30-35 million haul for its debut box office, which, when compared with its (aspirational) peers, …

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Cate Blanchett Says It’s ‘Incredible Fun’ Playing A Death Goddess In Thor: Ragnarok

The smoldering eyes, demonic horn situation, and overall evil vibe probably tipped you off to the fact that Cate Blanchett‘s role in Thor: Ragnarok is the stuff of nightmares. The actress says there’s more to playing Hela, the Goddess of Death, than meets the eye, and that’s part of the …

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It Can’t Be Killed Off At The Box Office Weeks After Its Opening

A little competition can be a good thing, and it seems that It — which is closing its fourth week in theaters — is still giving new releases and star-studded sequels a run for their money. As the indisputable champion of the September box office (having clinched the record for …

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Popular Anime Your Name Is Getting A Live-Action Remake From J.J. Abrams

It was only a matter of time before Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name was given the Hollywood live-action treatment. After all, the gorgeous film not only became the highest-grossing anime of all time, but it also deeply resonated with audiences around the world, particularly the Japanese teens who organized walking tours …

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It Continues To Justify Your Fear Of Clowns By Dominating The Box Office

Maybe it’s Bill Skarsgård ‘s creepy, dead-eyed smile. Maybe it’s Finn Wolfhard screaming things that would make even the surliest bartender blush. Maybe those pranksters bringing red balloons everywhere are starting to freak out the population of various suburbs at large. Whatever it is, It is still the No. 1 …

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More Bad News For Star Wars: Colin Trevorrow Exits Episode IX

There’s been a great disturbance in the Force: Director Colin Trevorrow is exiting Star Wars: Episode IX. Lucasfilm announced Trevorrow’s departure on Tuesday, posting an official statement online. “Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX,” the statement reads. “Colin has been a …

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Matt Damon Explains How Suburbicon Shows The ‘Definition of White Privilege’ At Work

George Clooney‘s latest directorial effort, Suburbicon, saw its debut at the Venice International Film Festival on September 2. Both he and Matt Damon, Suburbicon‘s star, see a disturbing thread between the dark plot of the movie and current events — and specifically how it’s tied to the violent clash between …

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Girls Trip Is Officially This Year’s R-Rated Comedy Champion

Major congrats to Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, and citrus, because we will truly never look at a grapefruit the same way ever again. Girls Trip continues to draw crowds to the theater weeks after its premiere to the point where it just secured a huge …

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Deadpool 2 Cast And Crew In Mourning After Stuntwoman Dies On Set

The cast and crew of Deadpool 2 suffered a tragedy early Monday morning (August 14) when a stuntwoman was killed following a motorcycle stunt gone wrong. “We are deeply saddened by the accident that occurred on the set of Deadpool 2 this morning,” a 20th Century Fox spokesperson said in …

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It’s Nick Jonas vs. Tom Holland In Chaos Walking

Nick Jonas has joined Spider-Man star Tom Holland and Star Wars heroine Daisy Ridley in Doug Liman’s film adaptation of Chaos Walking. The post-apocalyptic thriller is based on the best-selling YA trilogy from Patrick Ness. After making his Sundance debut in last year’s fraternity drama Goat and proving his comedic …

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Jennifer Lawrence Had A ‘Kardashian Tent’ On The Set Of Her New Film Mother!

Jennifer Lawrence is really, truly just like us. OK. So maybe we don’t all have an Oscar, or an adorably tiny dog named Pippi, but when it comes to reality TV, JLaw is our girl. A self-proclaimed Real Housewives fanatic, Lawrence’s reality TV consumption is well-documented on the internet, but …

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I Do Not Understand What Is Happening In This Guardians Of The Galaxy Disco Video

Usually, a great movie coming out on DVD isn’t the most newsworthy ordeal, but then again, most DVD drops don’t come with crazy space discos that involve David Hasselhoff and the Guardians of the Galaxy cast getting their Saturday Night Fever on in metallic jumpsuits that absolutely should’ve stayed put …

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The Live-Action Aladdin Is Close To Casting Its Jafar

The cast list for Guy Ritchie‘s live action adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin is getting longer and longer, and it looks like the musical is all set with its power-hungry villain — and that a new character will be cracking Princess Jasmine up in a break from the original story. Marwan …

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Eminem Is Producing A Movie About Battle Rap: See The Intense Trailer

Fifteen years after Eminem’s rap-battling roots were depicted in 8 Mile, he’s signed on for yet another hip-hop flick. This time, the Detroit MC is sitting in the producer’s chair for Bodied, an upcoming satirical movie about the art of battle rap. The film is directed by Joseph Kahn, who’s …

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