Posted on Sunday, April 17th, 2016 by Ethan Anderton
The Top 20 Stories of the Week are the stories we think you should check out on /Film from the previous week.
This week brought a whole slew of Marvel updates concerning The Defenders, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnarok, Guardians of the Galaxy 3 and more. Plus, there’s casting updates for Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle, coverage from CinemaCon, more exclusive sneak peeks from behind the scenes of Finding Dory, and news of yet another Avatar sequel.
In addition, we’ve got new trailers for the sixth season of Game of Thrones, Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Out of the Shadows, Suicide Squad, Doctor Strange and a couple more.
See all of the Top 20 Stories of the Week after the jump.
20. The Best & Worst Sketches from Russell Crowe’s Saturday Night Live
Russell Crowe only ended up in about four of the sketches from this episode of Saturday Night Live, but he put himself into every single character 100%. We run through the best and worth sketches right here.
19. Green Room Interview: Director Jeremy Saulnier on His Bloody Thriller
We sat down with Green Room director Jeremy Saulnier to discuss his bloody new thriller, working with Patrick Stewart and all the hardcore gore that the movie brings. Check out the full interview right here.
18. Neon Demon Trailer: Dakota Fanning Gets Dark for Nicolas Winding Refn
The thriller premieres in Cannes next month but has no US release date yet.
17. Birth of a Nation Teaser Trailer: Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion Begins
The hopeful awards contender arrives on October 7.
16. Kingsman 2 Casting: Channing Tatum and Maybe Elton John
Channing Tatum announced that he joined the cast of the spy sequel with a little teaser poster you can check out right here. In addition, Elton John is wanted for a role in the film, but he hasn’t finalized a deal just yet. Find out more in our original story.
15. Ghost in the Shell First Look: Anime Comes to Life
Get a first look at Scarlett Johansson in the live-action big screen adaptation of the popular anime. The film is in production in New Zealand and the first photo from the movie has been revealed right here.
14. The Real Life Inspiration Behind Finding Dory, New Tech & More
Check out our stories that take a look at the real-life animals that inspired the animation in Finding Dory, why new technology has made the sequel harder to produce and how Dory almost didn’t end up in Finding Nemo.