Top 20 Stories Of The Week: X-Men: Apocalypse, TMNT 2, Golden Globes And More

The Top 20 Stories of the Week are the stories we think you should check out on /Film from the previous week.

This week includes updates for the revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000, a surprising choice to play the titular monster in The Mummy, nominations for the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards, trailers for The BFG, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 and X-Men: Apocalypse, and much more.

Get all the top stories of the week after the jump.

#20. Dan Harmon and More Guest Writers Join MST3K Revival

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Dan HarmonCommunity creator and Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon will be guest writing on the Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival, along with Ready Player One author Ernest Cline and several more. Find out the whole list of contributors right here.

#19. Mad TV Reunion Special Coming to The CW in January

Mad TV 20th Anniversary

A bunch of cast members from Mad TV are getting back together for a 20th anniversary reunion special on The CW. To find out when in January the special will be airing, check out our full story right here.

#18. Laika Has Another Stop-Motion Adventure in Kubo and Two Strings

The film arrives on August 19th, 2016.

#17. King of Monsters is Back in Godzilla: Resurgence Trailer

There's no US release date for the movie yet.

#16. Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and More Join Suburbicon

George Clooney Coen BrothersGeorge Clooney's new film Suburbicon has rounded up a cast that includes his Ocean's Eleven co-star Matt Damon. Plus, with a script from the Coen Brothers, one of their previous co-stars has joined the project too. Find out more in our original story.

#15. Best & Worst Sketches from Ryan Gosling's Saturday Night Live


Making his hosting debut, Ryan Gosling took stage at Studio 8H and the result was pretty hilarious a few of the best sketches of the season popping up. Get the full recap of the whole episode right here.

#14. Sofia Boutella May Be The Mummy in Universal's Reboot

Sofia Boutella

The reboot of The Mummy at Universal may be taking a different turn by making the movie monster a woman. The Kingsman: The Secret Service henchwoman Sofia Boutella is in talks to join the movie that will star Tom Cruise. Get the full scoop right here.

Adam McKay interview

#13. Interview: Adam McKay, Director of The Big Short

Jack Giroux chatted with Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy director about his first drama, The Big Short. McKay talks about balancing the comedy and drama in the movie as well as why you can't kill dogs in movies. Read the full interview right here.

#12. Sacha Baron Cohen and Mark Strong Are The Brothers Grimsby

The comedy arrive on March 11th, 2016.

#11. Marvel Round-Up: Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok and More

#10. Alexander Skarsgard Swings Hard in Legend of Tarzan Trailer

The adaptation arrives on July 1st, 2016.

#9. Idris Elba Could Be The Gunslinger in The Dark Tower

idris elba the dark tower

The Pacific Rim and Luther star could be playing Roland the Gunslinger in the gestating adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series. Get the details in our full story.

#8. Steven Spielberg Bring's Roald Dalh's The BFG to Life

The family film debuts on July 1st, 2016.

#7. Rebecca Ferguson Will Be Back for Mission: Impossible 6


After nearly stealing the movie from Tom Cruise, Swedish actress Rebecca Ferguson will be back from another Mission: Impossible sequel. Find out what we know about the sequel so far right here.

Ricky Gervais Golden Globes

#6. Nominations for the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards

Awards season is in full swing, and the nominations for the Golden Globes were announced this week along with the nominations for the Screen Actors Guild awards.

#5. Star Wars Round-Up: IMAX, International Trailer and More

#4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Trailer

The sequel arrives on June 3rd, 2016.

#3. Lionsgate Wants to Make The Hunger Games Prequels Now

Final Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 poster header

Lionsgate isn't done with The Hunger Games franchise despite being out of books to adapt. They're looking into creating prequels that will follow the previous Hunger Games. Get the full details right here.

#2. Star Wars Exclusives: Spin-Offs, Live-Action TV and Midi-Chlorians

#1. X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer: The Four Horseman Are Assembled

The sequel arrives on May 27th, 2016.

That's all for the Top 20 Stories of the Week. Recap the previous week right here.