Best Stories of the Week

Summer is coming to a close, and the newsflow is slowing down, but we’ve still got a slew of stories you don’t want to miss in this edition of Best Stories of the Week.

Below you’ll find stories on Alamo Drafthouse’s month-long Steven Spielberg tribute in September, a movie being written by and starring Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence, a huge 30th anniversary celebration for Back to the Future in Los Angeles in October, a first look at Michael Fassbender in Assassin’s Creed, how Star Wars: Rogue One is being shot and an awesome promo video for The Martian.

Plus, we also have trailers for the fifth season of Homeland, the second season of Gotham, The Hobbit trilogy extended edition in theaters for the first time, and The Iron Giant Signature Edition as well.

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The news has been pretty slow lately as summer winds down, but we’re still recapping all the important stuff you need to know in this edition of Best Stories of the Week.

Below, you’ll find stories from the past week with updates about Kong: Skull Island, the beginning of production on the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a sequel to What We Do in the Shadows, an animated Scooby-Doo reboot, a Flight of the Conchords movie, and a new rumor about Captain America: Civil War.

Plus, there are also trailers for Ridley Scott’s The Martian, the indie horror sensation The Witch, the strange horror comedy Victor Frankenstein, and the extremely promising meta horror flick The Final Girls.

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Best Stories of the Week

While it wasn’t a very busy news week in general, there were a whole slew of updates about Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the future of the Star Wars universe as it gets completely reinvigorated by a new trilogy. We’ve got that news all covered in a forthcoming D23 roundup. Other than that, this edition of Best Stories of the Week still has some good stuff.

Below we recap the week that included a third season renewal for Rick & Morty, casting for The Joker in the LEGO Batman movie, news on Will Smith‘s involvement in the Bad Boys sequels, an Inside Out short film and more. Plus there’s also trailers for The Hateful Eight, Bryan Cranston in Trumbo, a quick teaser for HBO’s Westworld series and a few others.

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Best Stories of the Week

The summer’s almost over and kids are getting ready to go back to school, so if you’ve been busy recently, it’s a good time to catch up on the Best Stories of the Week.

Below you’ll find updates on the sixth season of Game of Thrones, the return of Prison Break to Fox, another reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street, another extended hiatus for Louie, a bunch of new release dates for Sony Pictures projects such as two Bad Boys sequels, and news on Steven Spielberg directing the adaptation of Ready Player One.

In addition, we also have trailers for Angelina Jolie‘s drama By the Sea, a teaser for Zoolander 2, and two trailers for Deadpool, not to mention an awesome new viral video for The Martian. Check out all the Best Stories of the Week after the jump. Read More »

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There’s so many Sequel Bits here, they might start forming Sequel Chunks:

  • Jeremy Renner still wants Bourne crossover movie
  • Michael B. Jordan says Creed is first in a franchise
  • Alex Winter still hyping up Bill & Ted 3
  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising confirms returning cast
  • Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials gets MPAA rating
  • Barbershop 3 has a new release date
  • Mad Max: Fury Road gets a prequel comic from DC Comics
  • Snow Queen 3 coming in 2016

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Star Wars - Darth Vader

Star Wars Bits is now the ultimate power in the universe. I suggest we use it. Here’s what you’ll find in this edition of news from a galaxy far, far away.

  • Dave Bautista wants to be in a Star Wars movie
  • EA reveals new Battlefront game mode
  • Interview: Star Wars Card Trader App producer and art director
  • Preview Marvel comic Darth Vader #8
  • New Hoth LEGO set on the way?
  • First look at Ken Leung in The Force Awakens

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Best Stories of the Week

It hasn’t been the most exciting week in movie news, but we’ve still rounded up the Best Stories of the Week for you to catch up on.

This time we’ve got stories on the line-ups for Fantastic Fest, the Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival, some conflicting reports on a Ghostbusters spin-off, the end of Key & Peele, and casting updates for Wonder Woman, Doctor Strange, Bourne 5 and Gambit.

Plus we also have trailers for the TIFF selected drama Room, the Christmas comedy The Night Before, Michael Bay’s 13 Hours and Johnny Depp‘s crime drama Black Mass. Check out all the Best Stories of the Week after the jump! Read More »

LEGO Star Wars

I’ve outrun Imperial starships. Not the local bulk cruisers mind you, I’m talking about the big Star Wars Bits now. Here’s the updates we have from a galaxy far, far away this time:

  • Are three live-action Star Wars shows planned for Netflix?
  • Bob Iger has already seen The Force Awakens…mostly.
  • Simon Pegg talks his experience on The Force Awakens set.
  • Game of Thrones actors in The Force Awakens confirmed?
  • New LEGO Star Wars photography book coming in November.
  • Gary Whitta talks Star Wars: Rogue One writing process.
  • J.J. Abrams on pressure of directing The Force Awakens.

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Best Stories of the Week

There are only a couple weeks left in the blockbuster season, but there are still plenty of big stories to be excited about coming soon. This edition of the Best Stories of the Week includes updates on Minecraft, a sequel to Jurassic World, easter eggs from Ant-Man an uncertain future for the Terminator franchise and confirmation of a Fantastic Four and X-Men crossover in the works.

Below you’ll also find new trailers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, the latest James Bond adventure Spectre and the full trailer for Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur. Check out all this and the rest of the Best Stories of the Week after the jump! Read More »