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For fans looking forward to Suicide Squad, you have to follow the film’s writer/director David Ayer on Twitter. The guy loves dropping great teases from the set and production of the film and his latest is the best yet. Production starts very soon on the DC Comics film, scheduled for release August 5, 2016, and Ayer posted a photo from the table read.

In the photo are Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, Cara Delevingne, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis and others. Noticeably absent is Jared Leto, who plays the Joker. Check out the Suicide Squad cast image below, which includes a few new faces too like Adam Beach and Ike Barinholtz.

UPDATE: We now know who Beach and Barinholtz are playing, as well as the new Deathstroke. Read More »

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One of the biggest modern connections is the fact Marvel finally got the character back and turned it into a Netflix series which will be released this weekend. That makes it the perfect time for Screen Junkies to remind us why the Daredevil movie is so bad with an Honest Trailer. Check it out below. Read More »

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VHS is just one nostalgia button this new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer mash-up presses. It’s also filtered through action films of the Nineties. A time when bigger was better, dialogue was cheesier, and explosions were realer. Now, mash those two things up and you have this short, sweet trailer for Age of Ultron, as seen if it was a Nineties action film on VHS. Read More »

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Update: Marvel has now confirmed this story from March 23. Read the press release here. Original story follows.

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