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Wreck-It Ralph 2

The Disney panel at CinemaCon 2017 kicked off with a little bit of Wreck-It Ralph 2 news. Or rather, it kicked off with the actual title of the second Wreck-It Ralph movie, which is still set to hit theaters in 2018.

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/Filmcast Ep. 411 – Life

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David and Devindra go Jeff-less this week and discuss the prospect of a new season of True Detective, plus they share some disappointment over the new Dave Chappelle comedy specials. We’re giving away a Blu-Ray of Silence! To enter our Silence contest, email slashfilmcast(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject line “Silence Blu-Ray Contest” and tell us about your most religious movie experience.

You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook!
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Gambit and Rogue in Lady and the Tramp

How did Marvel Comics influence the life of The Black Keys‘ musician Pat Carney? What high praise does James Gunn have for the Thor: Ragnarok trailer? Want to see a trailer for The Avengers cut in the style of the most recent Justice League trailer? Would Jessica Chastain be interested in playing Poison Ivy? Who did that cover of “Come Together” for the Justice League trailer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Westworld - Louis Herthum

These violent delights may have violent ends, but Westworld scene-stealer Louis Herthum is rising again, harder and stronger.

The malfunctioning android was “retired” from his role as Peter Abernathy, the father of Evan Rachel Wood‘s Dolores, but it seems that won’t be the last we’ll see of the Shakespeare-quoting, possibly sentient bot. Herthum has been upgraded to series regular for Season 2 of the HBO sci-fi series.

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AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL TRUTH TO POWER

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is bound to the be the 2017 movie that many audiences willfully choose to ignore. The same thing happened with 2006’s Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth – too many people simply don’t want to acknowledge or accept responsibility for certain catastrophes that are just over the horizon. We live in unnerving times and here’s a movie that promises worse times ahead.

The first trailer for the film, which premiered to sobering responses at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, has arrived.

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justice league aquaman get vr deal

The Justice League may be expanding beyond the silver screen.

IMAX and Warner Bros. announced on Tuesday a new virtual reality production agreement to “develop and release three premium, interactive VR experiences” based on Justice League, Aquaman and a third unannounced experience. The first project, Justice League VR, is set to be launched in 2017, after which the companies plan to release one “experience” per year. Let’s run down everything we know.

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rogue one Kyber Crystals

Kyber crystals are an important part of Star Wars lore. The Force-attuned crystals are fundamental in the creation of lightsabers, and they were also a major component in the creation of the Death Star’s destructive superlaser, as seen in last year’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. We found out in that film that the Empire had scoured the galaxy for any kyber crystals they could find in order to fuel the Death Star’s supply, eventually taking over Jedha City’s kyber crystal mines that were once guarded by the Jedi.

But now director Gareth Edwards has revealed some fascinating new information about why Jedha was so rich with kyber crystals: a kyber-heavy asteroid crashed there. But where did that asteroid originate? Read More »

Venom

If you have no idea what to make of Sony’s decision to make a solo Venom movie…welcome to the club. However, it’s not our job to figure out what this movie is going to be. That duty may very well fall to Adi Shankar, the always-busy producer known for both his big screen outings and his online “bootleg” shorts that take on franchises and characters he does not own.

According to one report, Shankar is on the studio’s short list of potential Venom directors, which is…well, weirdly appropriate in its own little way.

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ready player one

In Ernest Cline‘s Ready Player One, much of the world’s population spends their time in a virtual reality world called the OASIS. The story’s heroes, Wade Watts/Parzival (Tye Sheridan) and Samantha Evelyn Cook/Art3miss (Olivia Cooke), aren’t living the highest quality of life in the real world, so they live and breathe the OASIS.

Naturally, ss a tie-in for the film about our dependency on technology, Warner Bros. is teaming up with HTC VIVE to create some VR content related to Steven Spielberg‘s Ready Player One.

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The Fate of the Furious - Cipher (Charlize Theron) and Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel)

Buckle up, fam: the Fast family is about to be torn apart in a big way. Universal has just released a new featurette for The Fate of the Furious, the eighth installment in the long-running franchise which will see Vin Diesel’s family-obsessed patriarch Dominic Toretto face off against his accomplices – including his wife, Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) – and align with the mysterious Cypher (Charlize Theron), who’s described as “the fiercest villain the franchise has ever seen.” Watch the new The Fate of the Furious featurette below. Read More »