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Venom Director Ruben Fleischer on Reimagining the Lethal Protector Without Spider-Man’s Help

Sony’s Spider-Man-free Venom solo movie is finally upon us, and as wild as it might sound to comic book purists, the film totally works without the titular antihero’s nemesis. We recently spoke with director Ruben Fleischer about his personal connection to the source material, and why deviating from Venom’s canon actually gave him the freedom to explore the character in interesting new ways. Read More >>

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The Expanse Showrunner Talks About the Move to Amazon and What’s Coming in Season 4

There was a grim moment this spring when Syfy announced that The Expanse’s third season would be its last on the network—and the future of the beloved sci-fi series was in serious doubt. But with Amazon stepping in, The Expanse will be back, and last week at San Diego Comic-Con, we got a chance to talk to showrunner Naren Shankar about what’s to come. Read More >>

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How the End Credits Scenes of Ant-Man and the Wasp Were Chosen

The end credits scenes in Ant-Man and the Wasp are deliberately meant to leave you asking questions—questions that won’t be answered until next summer’s Avengers 4 at the earliest. But the film’s director, Peyton Reed, was able to explain a few things about the scenes, including how the scenes came about, why they are what they are, and more. Read More >>

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DC Comics’ Publishers Talk About the Controversy Around Batman #50 and Much More

The DC Universe is expanding, in both the fictional and real worlds. We recently spoke to co-publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee about what fans can expect in the near future. Read More >>

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Star Trek: Discovery Showrunner Says the Original Series Is Helping Series 2 Find Its Fun Side

The first trailer for the next season of Star Trek: Discovery looked surprisingly fun—especially when compared to the often-fatally bleak first season. It was full of cute jokes, great character moments, and late-1990s rock jams. So, where did this newfound levity come from? According to the showrunner, you can thank the original Star Trek TV series for that. Read More >>

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How Nathan Fillion’s Uncharted Fan Film Came to be

When it came to casting Uncharted star Nathan Drake for director Allan Ungar’s fan film, there was only ever one choice: Nathan Fillion Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Has a Great Idea for How to Fix Facebook

In a new interview published today, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg goes long on a wide range of topics including selling data, taking holocaust deniers at their word, fake news, and one simple idea that’s crazy enough, it just might work. Read More >>

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Luke Cage’s Showrunner Says His Harshest Critics Helped Him Make the Second Season Bulletproof

Before Black Panther and Black Lightning were bringing epic, distinctly black superhero stories to the big and small screens, Luke Cage set out to tell a poignant, timely story about just what it would mean for a black man to be gifted with near-invulnerability in a world trying to destroy him. Read More >>

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How Both Captain America: Civil War and Infinity War Impact Ant-Man and the Wasp

Ant-Man and the Wasp was born when director Peyton Reed first saw an early version of Captain America: Civil War. In that film, Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is recruited to help Captain America fight Iron Man, and ends up revealing in addition to shrinking, he can also grow very big. As audience members, we can see that moment and just kind of enjoy it. But, with a new Ant-Man movie to make, Reed had a completely different thought. Read More >>

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How Director J.A. Bayona Made Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom All His Own

In the world of Jurassic, J.A. Bayona is the new kid on the block. As the director of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the young auteur worked alongside the original film’s director, Steven Spielberg; the previous film’s director, Colin Trevorrow; the franchise’s longtime producer, Frank Marshall; and so on. It may seem like he was just a hired gun, but every step of the way, Bayona made sure made Fallen Kingdom very much his own. Read More >>

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Was Born Out of Several Moral and Ethical Dilemmas

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom centres on questions of animal rights, genetic power, war mongering, responsibility, and more. So, if you’re in the universe of Jurassic Park and want to talk about things like that, really there’s only one person you call: Dr. Ian Malcolm, played by Jeff Goldblum. And that’s exactly what co-writer and producer Colin Trevorrow did. Read More >>

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Mike Mignola Talks About Hellboy’s Evolution and the State of Superhero Films

Mike Mignola isn’t doing as much with Hellboy as he used to. But, with new collections of classic material and fresh storylines about the Right Hand of Doom and the BPRD coming out, he’s never too far from his signature creation. Read More >>

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Mowgli’s Andy Serkis Explains Why the Time Is Right for a New Take on The Jungle Book

This week we got our very first look at Mowgli, Warner Bros.’ moody interpretation of The Jungle Book that’s been years in the making under the watchful eye of Andy Serkis. We spoke with Serkis to learn more about his approach to Rudyard Kipling’s iconic novel, and how his decades of experience in motion capture helped him bring the jungle and its inhabitants to life. Read More >>

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James Cameron Compares His Avatar Sequels to The Godfather, But Admits That Could Be a Huge Mistake

James Cameron has five children, which is what interested him in the developing the plots for the Avatar sequels—but it’s also what makes him worry that they may not connect with audiences like the original did. When speaking about his upcoming AMC show James Cameron’s History of Science Fiction this weekend, the director actually compared the sequels, scheduled for release in December 2020, 2021, 2025 and 2025, to a famous Hollywood family drama: The Godfather. Read More >>

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Rutger Hauer on Blade Runner, Its Sequel and His Return to Sci-Fi with Alien: Out of Shadows

I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Like Rutger Hauer peeling a satsuma with one hand. Read More >>