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The Week in Geek: Deadpool 2, Animated Spider-Man, Star Wars, and More

Welcome to another week in geek, catching you up on anything you might have missed in the world of film, comics, and TV. This week we have news on Deadpool 2's villain, some promo material for the animated Spider-Man movie, word on the 2020 Star Wars spin-off, and more. Read More >>

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Turns Out Joss Whedon Has Been Working on Justice League for Quite Some Time

We were all saddened to learn that Justice League director Zack Snyder and producer Deborah Snyder were stepping down from the film after a tragic death in their family. Joss Whedon agreed to take over the film — partially because, as it turns out, he was already working on it. Read More >>

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Geoffrey Rush Reflects on More Than a Decade of Piracy on the Caribbean

After five movies playing a ruthless pirate, you might think an Oscar-winning actor like Geoffrey Rush would be tired of it. He is not. He relishes playing Captain Barbossa, the longtime nemesis of Jack Sparrow, because he believes Pirates of the Caribbean is the rare franchise that stands out in a world dominated by franchises. Read More >>

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Amazon is Adapting Teenage Assassin Film Hanna into a Series

Hanna, the 2011 thriller starring Saoirse Ronan, is the latest film to get turned into a television programme. Amazon’s working on a series about a prodigy assassin on the run who is also encountering the real world for the first time. Read More >>

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Bride of Frankenstein Will Be the Next Monster Movie in Universal’s ‘Dark Universe’

Universal has officially unveiled the “Dark Universe,” the name for its shared universe of monster movie reboots now kicking off with The Mummy next month. It’s also confirmed some major cast members and the next ghoulish entry in the franchise. Read More >>

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The Week in Geek: DC Rebirth, Judge Dredd, Star Trek Discovery, and More

Welcome to another edition of the Week in Geek, taking you through the biggest news you might have missed this past week. Today we have word on whether Karl Urban might be in Judge Dredd: Mega City One, a brand new Watchmen-themed series for DC comics, a poster for Star Trek: Discovery and much more. Read More >>

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The Venom Film Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland. Read More >>

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Latest Trailer for The Mummy Confirms That Tom Cruise Will Have Monster-Fighting Superpowers

Universal’s hoping that its reboot of the Mummy franchise will be just the kind of hit that’ll sell the world on its shared universe of gods and monsters. The latest trailer for the film shows just how different this take on the Mummy story will be. Read More >>

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Mera’s Outfit in Aquaman is Mermaid-y as Hell

Director James Wan is currently in Australia filming his 2018 DC film, Aquaman, and he just revealed a brand new look at Mera, the Queen of Atlantis. It’s very iridescent, very colourful, and it looks like something a sporty mermaid might have in her wardrobe. Read More >>

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We Might Not Be Getting Those Six Power Rangers Sequels After All

Before the Power Rangers reboot hit cinemas a few months ago, Lionsgate talked a big game about having long-term plans for the film franchise. Those plans might have to be shelved now, though, thanks to a disastrous box office performance in China this past weekend. Read More >>

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The Final Trailer For War for the Planet of the Apes Does Not Skimp on the War

Everyone’s angry at everyone else in the last War for the Planet of the Apes trailer, which makes sense, as the excellent prequel trilogy has always been building up to one final battle for the fate of human and simian kind. By the looks of it, it’s going to be one hell of a fight. Read More >>

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The Mummy Unleashes the First Peek at Russell Crowe’s Mr. Hyde

Though The Mummy stars Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella, one of the most intriguing characters is played by Russell Crowe. The Oscar winner is Dr. Jekyll, a key figure in the new Universal Monsters film universe, and this new video reveals his dark side. Read More >>

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A Beautiful New Documentary Highlights the Women Who Love Star Wars

For decades, Star Wars has been treated as a series for boys—but ever since 1977, girls and women all over the world have loved the saga too. A new documentary plans to speak to those female fans to see what inspired their relationship with the galaxy far, far, away, and the heartwarming trailer is worth a watch. Read More >>

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Netflix Banned from Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes film festival has yielded to pressure from bronze-skinned, white-haired movie purists, and is banning films from being entered into its prestigious contests unless they are actually on show or scheduled to be shown in French cinemas. Read More >>

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Turns Out King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Is a Lot Better Than Anyone Expected

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword isn’t really about King Arthur. It’s more the origin story of a boy named Arthur, one who will eventually become a king. So it’s fitting that the best parts of the film have nothing to do with swords, kingdoms, knights, or anything like that. King Arthur is primarily a medieval gangster film, and that’s when the movie is at its best. Read More >>