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Another day, another new DC Comics TV show — but this one’s got a genuinely unusual twist. NBC has given a pilot production commitment to Powerless, a half-hour single-camera sitcom which basically sounds like “The Office plus superpowers.” Get all the details on the NBC Powerless series after the jump.  Read More »

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Star Wars Battlefront

Had enough Star Wars yet this week? Surely not. After the jump:

  • Check out another new image from Star Wars: Battlefront
  • … and get details on the game’s just-announced “Supremacy” mode
  • The Battlefront tie-in novel Twilight Company gets an official synopsis
  • Ooh and aah over the pretty colors of the Star Wars CoverGirl makeup collection
  • … and find out which other brands are partnering with Lucasfilm for The Force Awakens
  • Go inside ILM‘s VR and augmented reality think tank, xLab (Rogue One‘s Gareth Edwards is a fan)
  • An anonymous insider reports from a John Williams recording session
  • Force Awakens returns to Skellig Michael for more shooting this fall
  • Are the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3.75″ toys hinting at something?
  • See a preview of Kanan: The Last Padawan #5 and Star Wars #8
  • Shattered Empire #1 gets pushed back a week (boo), and reveals a variant cover (yay!)

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I Saw the Light

The choice to cast Tom Hiddleston as all-American country legend Hank Williams in I Saw the Light raised some eyebrows at first, but Hiddleston’s clearly been working hard to prove himself up to the challenge. Now the first batch of I Saw the Light images offer a good long look at Hiddleston in character, so audiences can begin to judge for themselves.

Fellow MCU-er Elizabeth Olsen co-stars as Hank’s first wife Audrey. Marc Abraham (Flash of Genius) directed. Flip through the new I Saw the Light images after the jump. Read More »

Frozen Tarzan theory

Disney’s animated films aren’t really a “shared universe” the way Disney’s Marvel films are, but that hasn’t stopped fans from making connections between them all the same. One popular theory posits Tarzan is actually the younger brother of Elsa and Anna from Frozen, born after the King and Queen of Arendelle embark on their ill-fated trip.

It’s a cute idea, but could it possibly be true? In a new interview, Chris Buck — who co-directed both Frozen and Tarzan — addresses the Frozen Tarzan theory, and adds another new wrinkle to consider. Read his comments on the Frozen Tarzan theory after the jump.  Read More »

Cool Stuff: Marko Manev’s ‘Star Wars’ Prints

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The Star Wars original trilogy gets an elegant makeover courtesy of artist Marko Manev in a new series of prints. His take on the universe is crisp, clean, even minimalist. Because when you’re working with characters as iconic as Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine, C3PO, R2D2, Han Solo, and Chewbacca, you don’t need a lot of messy detail to cut an arrested figure. Check out the Marko Manev Star Wars prints after the jump.  Read More »

Patrick Stewart as Professor X in X-Men Days of Future Past

When Hugh Jackman brings out the claws one last time for Wolverine 3, it looks like he’ll do so with an old friend by his side. X-Men star Patrick Stewart has confirmed Professor X has a significant role in the upcoming film, believed to be based on the Old Man Logan storyline from the comics. Read the Wolverine 3 Patrick Stewart news after the jump.  Read More »

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The Academy’s choice of Best Picture inspires some grumbling every year, but one of the most controversial upsets in recent memory occurred in 2006, when Crash won over Brokeback Mountain. Ten years later, even director Paul Haggis is willing to concede his film didn’t deserve the top prize. “Was it the best film of the year? I don’t think so,” he said. Read Haggis’ Crash Best Picture comments after the jump. Read More »

Will Smith in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is following fellow ’90s family sitcoms Full House and Boy Meets World back to the small screen. Will Smith is reportedly working on a modern-day revival of his early hit show, albeit only as a producer and not as a star. Get all the details on the Fresh Prince reboot after the jump.  Read More »