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Brolin Gets Thanos Nod

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Josh Brolin has been named as the actor who will play Thanos of Titan in the next Avengers film “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Brolin has already made a voiced “appearance” as Thanos in the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” film. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is currently scheduled to release on May 1, 2015.

Japanese Soccer Stars Recreate Flash Kicker's Twin Goal

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You know World Cup is getting tantalizingly closer when two members of Japan’s World Cup team – Takahiro Ogihara and Hotaru Yamaguchi – have time to work on their creativity by recreating the iconic “twin shot” performed by Flash Kicker [Captain Tsubasa] from the popular manga animation series, comic book and video game…

"South Park" Producer Anne Garefino to Receive AFI's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

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The Hollywood Reporter notes that South Park producer Anne Garefino will receive the AFI’s Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal, which recognizes “the extraordinary creative talents of a graduate of the AFI Conservatory or AFI Directing Workshop for Women who symbolizes the legacy of Franklin Schaffner.” Garefino was a graduate of the AFI class of 1998 […]

Charlie Cox Is Daredevil

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Charlie Cox [“Boardwalk Empire”] has been selected to be The Daredevil, one of Marvel’s comic book superheroes, for a 13-episode series on Netflix. Cox will play Matthew Murdock – aka Daredevil – a blind attorney-at-law who becomes the crimefighting superhero. “Daredevil” is slotted to begin its first season in early 2015.

World Of Warcraft Movie In The Can

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After 123 days, the film version of popular video game “World of Warcraft” has finished filming and heads to the long, arduous post-production process before its release next spring. The film plot is still somewhat of a mystery – though likely having to do with an origins story of the Orcs vs. humans feud – […]

Edgar Wright Gets Squashed By Ant-Man

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Edgar Wright and Disney/Marvel parted ways with the director leaving the “Ant-Man” feature film project just over a mere year before its scheduled release. Wright [“Shaun of the Dead”]. An official press release cited “differences over their vision of the film” as the reason behind the divorce of the project between Disney/Marvel and Wright, who […]

Like, Duh, Monster High Gets 2016 Release Date

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“Monster High” has successfully graduated from Mattel toy line to full-fledged feature film. The live-action film based on Mattel’s doll line has conflicted [no doubt angst-ridden] monster teenagers at the aforementioned Monster High deciding what to do about their monster identities while coming to grips with their non-monster identities. “Monster High” is currently scheduled to […]

Gareth Edwards Gets Star Wars Spinoff Gig

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The Force is strong with this one. Fresh off his recent success as the director of “Godzilla”, Gareth Edwards has been rewarded with the directorship of the as-yet-unnamed upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff feature film, which is rumored to be about either bounty hunter Boba Fett, Jedi master Yoda, a Han Solo origin story or any […]

PR: Hooligans invade MCM London Comic Con!

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Hooligans invade MCM London Comic Con! Cast and crew from upcoming British comedy spoof The Hooligan Factory will be meeting fans at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, show organisers have announced. A laugh-out-loud comedy tribute to one of Britain’s most successful home-grown genres – […]

Review: "Space Battleship Yamato" - Battlestar Yamato Doesn't Quite Take Off

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The original Space Battleship Yamato TV series was one of my gateways to anime, although it was called Star Blazers at the time and we didn’t have a fancy special word for it other than, “that cool Japanese cartoon.” Leiji Matsumoto’s space epic was gripping to a generation for whom Star Wars was the latest […]

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