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Chris Pratt being eyed for Disney’s Indiana Jones reboot

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With almost every geek franchise being revived, it’s about time to talk about Indiana Jones. Disney purchased the rights to Indiana Jones in 2013 from Paramount Pictures. According to Deadline, Disney would like to revive the franchise and are eyeing Guardians of the Galaxy’s Chris Pratt for the title role. … Continue reading

David Tennant to star as Kilgrave in Marvel’s AKA Jessica Jones

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Marvel has announced that British actor David Tennant will be joining their Netflix series Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones. He will be playing villain Zebediah Kilgrave aka the Purple Man. Tennant, known to audiences as the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who, will be starring opposite to Krysten Ritter and Mike Colter, who will … Continue reading

‘Interstellar’ Blu-ray Combo Pack, On Demand, and DVD coming out on March 31st, with tons of extras!

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Paramount Pictures has announced the release of the Christopher Nolan’s hit film Interstellar on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand on March 31st. The Digital HD version will be released two weeks earlier on March 17. Interstellar will be available in a three-disc Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet and will have three hours of … Continue reading

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ has found their Jean Grey, Storm, and Cyclops!

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Director Bryan Singer has announced on Twitter the younger versions of Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, and James Marsden’s X-men characters for the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse. Congratulations to Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones), Alexandra Shipp (Drumline: A New Beat) and Tye Sheridan (Tree of Life) for their roles as Jean Grey, … Continue reading

Super Bowl XLIX: Team Star-Lord VS Team Captain America

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The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots are going to the Superbowl! Fans everywhere are excited about this match up, but geeks everywhere are excited about the battle between Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Star-Lord and Avengers’ Captain America. Boston native Chris Evans started it with a tweet to Seattle-raised … Continue reading

The Sound of Music: Christopher Plummer and Julie Andrews reunite for one night!

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The sixth annual TCM Classic Film Festival will open with The Sound of Music with a rare reunion of Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. The movie is celebrating its’ 50th anniversary at a gala screening emceed by Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on March 26th. The … Continue reading

‘Unfriended’ trailer: The Internet is your enemy

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With the many horrors of the Internet – cyberbullying, cyberstalking, doxxing, etc, Universal Pictures and MTV decided to make it into a horror movie. What would happen if I Know What You Did Last Summer happened in the age of the Internet. A year after Laura Barns was humiliated on the Internet and … Continue reading

2015 BAFTA Nominations: Grand Budapest Hotel leads the pack with 11 nominations!

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With the Academy Awards nominations coming next week and the Golden Globes this Sunday, we can’t forget the other prestigious award from the UK – The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. The nominations were announced this morning. Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel has the most … Continue reading

Neil DeGrasse Tyson is getting his own late night talk show!

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With the reboot of Cosmos last year, Neil DeGrasse Tyson has been offered another television gig – a late night talk show. The National Geographic Channel will have Tyson host its first late night series – Star Talk. Similar to Tyson’s popular podcast, the new series will have science mixed with … Continue reading

RIP ‘Lost Boys’ and ‘Gilmore Girls’ star Edward Herrmann

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Edward Herrmann, known famously for his role as family patriarch Richard Gilmore in the WB’s Gilmore Girls and as the head vampire in the 1980s film Lost Boys, has passed away today at the age of 71. Herrmann had been battling brain cancer and been in the ICU for the last few weeks. … Continue reading