Best Stories of the Week

Did Memorial Day weekend throw you off enough that you missed some of the bigger entertainment stories this week? Well, don’t fret, because it’s time to take a look at the Best Stories of the Week.

This week we’ve got updates on Gambit with Channing Tatum, Marvel’s developing Doctor Strange, an interview with Pete Docter about Pixar’s Inside Out, a new director for Jonny Quest, trailers for The End of the Tour and the remake of Point Break, and much more. Hit the jump to get caught up on a week’s worth of the biggest stories.

Update: The news of Disney shutting down Tron 3 broke after this roundup was published, but definitely factors into the big news of the week. We’ve added that below.

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Star Wars Bits

We’re pretty sure no Bothans died to bring you this latest edition of Star Wars Bits, but we can’t be sure. Here’s what you’ll find in the latest update on all things Star Wars:

  • The opening crawls of the Star Wars saga get ranked,
  • Rumored story details on a new hero’s lightsaber use in The Force Awakens,
  • Star Wars Reads Day returns this fall,
  • Another Game of Thrones star talks about being on The Force Awakens set,
  • The Force Awakens First Order Stormtrooper Black Series figure revealed?
  • Star Wars Uprising mobile game to fill story gaps?
  • The Star Wars Rebels soundtrack is available online.

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Best Stories of the Week

It’s that time of the week again. We’re certainly looking forward to a nice holiday weekend, and if you were too busy to stay on top of all the news this week, we’ve got a round-up of all the stories you need to catch up on.

Below you’ll find a round-up of trailers for summer movies like Pixels, sequels like The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials, and the likely awards contender Steve Jobs. We also have updates on Star Trek 3, a controversial point of view on geek culture from Simon Pegg, more Mad Max: Fury Road goodies and some Tomorrowland exploration as well. So without further adieu, let’s check out the best stories of the week. Read More »

Best Stories of the Week

We’re always thankful when it’s Friday. Not only is it the beginning of the weekend, but that’s when new movies are in theaters everywhere. And now Friday will also be when you can catch up on all the important stories from the week before. Starting with this post, every Friday, we’ll recap some of the best stories of the week, from the biggest trailers to the most buzzed about movie news to our own features and editorials.

This week was chock full of big stories, from a new trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak to a sneak peek at the return of The Muppets to television. We also had a glowing review of Mad Max: Fury Road (in theaters now), news of a new project at Fox expanding the X-Men universe and much more. Check out all the best stories of the week after the jump! Read More »

Note: After today, Superhero Bits will be going on a brief hiatus because of San Diego Comic-Con. It’ll return next week.

Want to hear the USO song from Captain America: The First Avenger? How about take an early look at the floor of San Diego Comic-Con? How is that Batman Live stage show opening in England? What did Emma Stone say about how Gwen Stacy is different in The Amazing Spider-Man and who are the 10 Marvel heroes who deserve their own movie but don’t have one? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

What exactly is Jon Favreau‘s role as a producer on The Avengers? Is the Blu-ray box art for X-Men First Class cool? Want to see a photo of David Slade working on Daredevil? How about the Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition? And why the heck would we have Lady Gaga and Pink songs in this post? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

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Where can you see Captain America: The First Avenger a day early and exactly how powerful is the character? Curious how you can be an extra in The Avengers? Want to see brand new images of Spider-Man in real life and animated form? When is that trailer coming out? Are you interested in seeing a new S.H.I.E.L.D. vehicle? Speaking of vehicles, can you say Batpod and Tumbler from The Dark Knight Rises? We’ve got pics. And what is Alec Baldwin doing with those Superman underpants? Find out about all of this and more in today’s HUGE edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Want to watch a video interview with an Amazing Spider-Man screenwriter? What specifically will Christopher Nolan be shooting when The Dark Knight Rises goes to college? Which professional wrestler has a role in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance? Is there an update on Ant Man? And what does the Kent Farm look like in Man of Steel? Find out the answers to all these questions and much more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »