Best Stories Of The Week: Batman V. Superman, Ghostbusters, Creed And More

With Independence Day coming tomorrow, Best Stories of the Week is coming at you a little earlier in the day than normal, that way you can go get yourself a burger and light some stuff on fire.

Catch up on the stories from the past seven days including why Amy Schumer turned down The Daily Show, why a Back to the Future remake won't happen anytime soon, the title for Guardians of the Galaxy 2. There's also trailers for the second season of Rick and Morty and the Rocky spin-off Creed, not to mention new images from Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and the Ghostbusters reboot.

Catch up on all the Best Stories of the Week after the jump!

#27. Comic-Con Brings Back Hall H Wristbands, Stays in San Diego Until 2018

Comic Con 2018

We're less than one week out from Comic-Con and this week brought news that the wristband system for Hall H will be back, but with some changes that you can read about in the original story. And for those who like heading to San Diego for the pop culture bonanza, the convention will officially be staying in the city until 2018. Check out the full report for more.

#26. Netflix's Bojack Horseman is Back in Second Season Trailer

The second season debuts on Netflix on July 17th.

#25. Amy Schumer Reveals Why She Turned Down The Daily Show

Amy Schumer turned down The Daily Show

Comedienne Amy Schumer was asked to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. But she turned down the job. Find out why she didn't want to coveted, high profile job in our original story.

#24. Chiwetel Ejiofor and Julia Roberts in The Secret in Their Eyes Trailer

The film arrives on October 23rd.

#23. P.T. Anderson to Script Pinocchio for Robert Downey Jr.

Paul Thomas Anderson PinocchioPaul Thomas Anderson has come aboard Robert Downey Jr.'s new adaptation of Pinocchio as writer, and there's a chance he might direct the film as well. To find out what we know about the update of the classic fairytale, read our full story.

#22. Comedian Tig Notaro Gets Profiled in Indie Documentary Trailer

The film arrives on Netflix on July 17th.

#21. SNL Talent Comes Together for Netflix's Staten Island Summer Trailer

The film premieres on Netflix on July 31st.

#20. Rick & Morty Gets Weird Again in Second Season Trailer

The show returns to Cartoon Network on July 26th.

#19. J.K. Simmons Signed for More Terminator, Bails on Skull Island

J.K. Simmons, which might be the best part of Terminator: Genisys, has confirmed that he's signed for sequels. However, at the same time, the actor has departed the King Kong prequel Kong: Skull Island, and Michael Keaton has gone with him too. Learn more about Simmons in Terminator over here, and find out what happened with Skull Island over here.

#18. Gerard Butler Back in Action in London Has Fallen Trailer

The sequel arrives on January 22nd, 2016.

Star Trek Cast

#17. Star Trek 3 Officially Gets a Title and First Look from Set

Justin Lin officially revealed that Star Trek 3 will be titled Star Trek Beyond, and he revealed a photo straight from the set. Check out the photo from the sequel in our original story.

#16. Try Not To Cry During the I Am Chris Farley Documentary Trailer

The documentary hits theaters on July 31st and VOD and DVD on August 11th.

#15. Review: Magic Mike XXL Delivers a Fun Summer Package

Magic Mike XXL Channing Tatum

Our own Angie Han chimes in with a review for Magic Mike XXL, calling it the perfect summer movie. Find out what she loved about the second male revue in the full review right here.

#14. Recent History Comes to Life in Teaser Trailer for Snowden

The true story hits theaters on December 25th, 2015.

#13. Why We Won't See a Back to the Future Remake Anytime Soon

Back to the Future - Marty McFly

Since plenty of movies are being remade every year, some fans have wondered when the classic time travel adventure Back to the Future might get the same treatment. Well, the good news is that it won't, at least not for a long time. Find out why in our original story.

#12. Guillermo del Toro No Longer Working on Justice League Dark

Justice League Dark

If you've been waiting for Guillermo del Toro to mess with the DC Comics cinematic universe, you may not want to hold your breath. It turns out he's not involved with Justice League Dark anymore. Find out the latest on the comic book project over here.

#11. After Some Rallying, It Sounds Like Hellboy 3 May Happen


After Ron Perlman stirred up social media, the actor has hinted that Hellboy 3 may actually become a reality. Has financing finally been rounded up for the sequel? Read our full story for the latest details.

#10. Inside the Biggest Back to the Future Screening Ever

Back to the Future Hollywood Bowl

Our own Peter Sciretta attended a screening of Back to the Future at the Hollywood Bowl, complete with live orchestra providing the score. Check out his recap of the event right here.

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 story

#9. Find Out the Official Title of Guardians of the Galaxy 2

After Kevin Feige let it slip during an interview, James Gunn confirmed the official title for the sci-fi sequel from Marvel Studios. In case you haven't heard the satisfying and appropriate title, hit up our original story to get the scoop.

#8. Kevin Feige Talks Gay Marvel Characters, Phase Three and Spider-Man

Marvel Studios updateKevin Feige has been making the rounds while publicizing Ant-Man, so we have some tidbits from the Marvel boss surfacing. First of all, Feige addressed when we might see a gay character pop up in the Marvel cinematic universe. And then he addressed some rumors that have been floating around about Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok and Doctor Strange. Finally, he envisions the new Spider-Man as a John Hughes-esque coming-of-age tale. Find out more here and stay tuned for more soon.

#7. Have Fun Spotting These Easter Eggs from Pixar's Inside Out

Inside Out easter eggs

We compiled a list of easter eggs from Pixar Animation's latest effort, Inside Out. Are your favorite Pixar movies referenced in the film? Check out the full list to find out.

#6. Peyton Reed Wants to Do Ant-Man 2, James Gunn Loves the First Movie

Paul Rudd in Ant-ManAnt-Man is still a few weeks away from release, but James Gunn just sang his praise for the movie saying it's his favorite since the original Iron Man. In addition, director Peyton Reed is already talking about how he'd love to make the sequel. In addition, he's also hoping that Hank Pym gets an Ant-Man prequel. And if you still need to occupy yourself until Ant-Man arrives, a new viral video has surfaced, and a hilarious, flatulent interview with Paul Rudd has been making the rounds as well.

#5. Paul Feig Reveals New Ghostbusters Suits and Proton Packs


With the film in production, director Paul Feig decided to reveal our first look at the new jumpsuits for the Ghostbusters reboot starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. And we also get to see the new proton packs as well. See the wardrobe for the ladies right here, and check out there gear right here.

#4. New Batman v. Superman Photos Show Off Diana Prince and More

Batman v Superman photos

Some new photos from Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice have surfaced, giving us a new look at Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince, Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne and Henry Cavill as Superman. See the rest of the photos in our original story right here.

#3. Michael Fassbender Innovates in the Full Steve Jobs Trailer

The biopic hits theaters on October 9th.

#2. SlashFilm Crew Assembles Their Top 10 Films of 2015 (So Far)

The year is half over, so the entire crew submitted their Top 10 Films of 2015 (So Far), and we put together a cumulative list of our favorites. Find out if your favorite movie made the cut by checking out the whole list right here.

#1. Rocky Returns to Train a New Boxer in First Creed Trailer

The spin-off arrives this fall on November 25th.

That's all for the Best Stories of the Week. Stay tuned to see what happens next week!