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Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness.

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Star Trek Jewelry Line

Star Trek Jewelry Line Features a Canonically Accurate Detachable Enterprise!

Why Hollywood Hacking Is So Hilariously Horrible

10 Alternate Versions Of Characters That Were Better Than The Originals

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Boba Fett Premium Format™ Figure by Sideshow Collectibles

Six Facts You Didn’t Know About the 6 Men Who Have Played Rusty Griswold in the ‘Vacation‘ Movies

16 Literary Detectives Who Sleuthed Onto The Big Screen

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netflix 4k

I’m not suite sure I understand the point of 4K televisions unless you’re buying a huge tv. I’ve read studies that claim that if you’re sitting on a couch at proper distance you would not be able to perceive the difference between a 60 inch 2K television and a 60 inch 4k television. Of course, if you visit a retailer and check out a 4K television, you’re standing much closer and can notice the difference — but who views their television at that distance? Also, a lot of content (movies and television) is only mastered (fx and such) in 2K, and there really isn’t a great 4K distribution system in place yet (maybe thats a piece of what Apple is planning with their television?). /rant, moving on…

Netflix is one of the few ways you can get “ultra HD” content for your 4K television, and now the streaming service is raising the price for anyone who wants this option. Find out more about the netflix 4k plan change, after the jump.

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Joe Dirt 2

The digital streaming revolution of Amazon and Netflix was expected to combat Hollywood’s sequel/reboot/adaptation overload with new original and interesting tv shows and films. And while that has happened for the most part, we must remember that when a big Hollywood studio is behind it we’ll eventually get more of the same. So it should be no surprise that the Sony-owned digital streaming service Crackle is getting into the game announcing a movie sequel — but was it a sequel anyone was even asking for?

Crackle has announced that they have signed David Spade to reprise his role as Joe Dirt in the yet-to-be-subtitled sequel Joe Dirt 2. The announcement comes a week after Happy Madison (also involved in Dirt 2) announced a deal with Netflix which would see four Adam Sandler original films on the streaming service.

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In today’s edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss has joined the cast of Magic Mike XXL.
  • Bruce Greenwood talks possible Star Trek 3 return.
  • Brad Bird talks about how The Incredibles 2 is progressing.
  • John Cho says Bob Orci is “going to blow people away” with Star Trek 3

All this and more, after the jump.

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Star Wars

In today’s edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost Missions is coming to Blu-ray, see the cover art, find out information about the release and when to expect it.
  • What can we expect from the Jedi in Star Wars Episode VII?
  • Joel Edgerton is interested in returning as Uncle Owen if they actually make a rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off film.
  • The third installment of an in-depth interview with Star Wars Rebels producer Simon Kinberg.
  • Simon Pegg‘s observation on the generational gap of the Star Wars trilogies thus far.
  • An early preview of 16 new Star Wars LEGO sets

All this and more, after the jump.

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The Young Jedi Master

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness.

Header Photo: The Young Jedi Master [Geek Art]

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Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland NYCC exclusive Action Figure

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These previously unseen Star Wars posters look absolutely awesome

What I learned about creativity from Pixar’s Ed Catmull

‘Men, Women & Children’: A Case Study in Not Giving a Sh*t

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Maze Runner Sequel The Death Cure movie

One of the trends that I almost included in my list of 9 current movie and television trends I hate is when Hollywood decides to split the last book in a series of film adaptations in two (or in the case of The Hobbit, in three). Sure, sometimes a book is huge, like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and you would think that the only way to bring the story to the screen is to allow enough time so that its not hacked to its core. But often its more of a money grab from Hollywood (remember, its the show BUSINESS — why have one successful movie when you can squeeze it into two?), and even the case of long books (like Hallows) they end up feeling like half a story and the result is less satisfying than a movie with a full story arc.

Well Wes Ball is currently adapting The Maze Runner book series into movies, and the first film was very successful (over $200 million worldwide) and warrants a follow up. The Scorch Trials will hit theaters on September 18th 2015, with plans to hopefully complete the young-adult post-apocalyptic science fiction trilogy of books by James Dashner. Now director Wes Ball has come out publicly saying he isn’t planning to split the third book into two films. Find out the reason why The Death Cure movie adaptation will remain one film, after the jump.

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Terminator Genisys pg-13 rating

We don’t really know too much about the new Terminator movie Terminator Genisys, which features franchise star Arnold Schwarzenegger reprising his franchise role as The Terminator, alongside Emilia Clarke as Sarah Conner, Jason Clarke as John Conner and Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese – the three points of a family triangle first outlined in James Cameron’s original Terminator. J.K. Simmons recently revealed that the new film, is actually a love story, which further pushes the rumors that the film is both a sequel and a reboot.

Courtney has recently been making the press rounds and has revealed a bunch of information about the upcoming film, claiming its not a reboot or a sequel, talking about the performance capture endoskeletons and admitting the movie will likely be rated PG-13 (both of which won’t please fans of the franchise). He also talked about the announced sequels, and more. Hit the jump to get all the details about the Terminator Genisys PG-13 rating and more!

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