Top 20 Stories Of The Week: Top 10 Of 2015, Creed 2, Tales From The Crypt 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 there's a bunch of awards updates with nominees for the BAFTAs, WGA and PGA awards. Plus we have details on a reboot of Tales from the Crypt, the premiere date for the second season of Daredevil, what might be in store for Creed 2, the first trailer for The Conjuring 2, and the writers of /Film deliver their picks for the Top 10 Films of 2015.

Check out all the Top 20 Stories of the Week below!

#20. Drafthouse Films Will Release the Raiders! Fan Film Documentary

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The indie distribution house has picked up the documentary Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made for a theatrical release sometime this year.

#19. Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse May Not Be Dead After All


It sounds like Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Robopocalypse may not be quite as dead as we thought. Some new details about the project's development have come to light, and you can find out more about it right here.

#18. Netflix Has Struck a New Deal for a Voltron and Trollhunters Series

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Netflix has picked up a couple new animated series, including a revamp of Voltron and a new series from Guillermo del Toro called Trollhunters, both from DreamWorks Animation. Find out more about both right here.

#17. Interview: The Revenant Screenwriter Mark L. Smith

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Our own Jack Giroux had a chat with The Revenant screenwriter Mark L. Smith, talking about the evolution of the frontier epic from the pages of the original book to the big screen. Check out the full interview right here.

#16. Tom Hiddleston Lives a Life of Luxury in High Rise Trailer

The thriller arrives on March 18th.

#15. Sylvester Stallone Says He's Officially Done with Rambo


Though there have been rumors of a new Rambo for a long time, Sylvester Stallone has revealed that he's officially done with the franchise character. Find out what he had to say right here.

#14. Visit the Set of the High Seas Coast Guard Drama The Finest Hours

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We visited the set of Disney's period coast guard drama The Finest Hours, diving into the tale of old-fashioned heroism. Check out the full report with remarks from Chris Pine and more right here.

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#13. Get the Nominees for the BAFTAs, WGA, and PGA Awards

Here's the three major awards nominations that have been revealed this past week:

  • The 2016 BAFTA nominations
  • The 2016 WGA Awards nominations
  • The 2016 PGA Awards nominations
  • #12. Better Call Saul Teaser Reveals First Season Two Footage

    The second season premieres on February 8th.

    #11. Daredevil Season Two Teaser Reveals Netflix Premiere Date

    The second season debuts on March 18th.

    #10. Game of Thrones Book Delayed, Season Six Premiere Set

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    The next Game of Thrones book has officially been pushed back indefinitely with no new deadline set for its completion. That means the sixth season will start spoiling the books, and it has just been set to premiere in April. Find out when in our full story.

    #9. Star Wars Round-Up: Force Awakening, George Lucas Petition, More

    #8. M. Night Shyamalan Rebooting Tales from the Crypt at TNT

    Tales from the Crypt Crypt KeeperTales from the Crypt is getting a series reboot at TNT with The Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan executive producing. He's also working on a block of horror programming for the network as well. Get the details right here.

    #7. Michael Bay Confirms That He Will Direct Transformers 5

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    After being rumored to be at the helm of the sequel, Michael Bay has confirmed that he will direct Transformers 5, and this will apparently be his last time behind the camera for the franchise. Find out more in our full story.

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    #6. Creed 2 May Be a Prequel Following Apollo Creed and Rocky

    A sequel to last year's Creed is in development, and it could end up being something akin to The Godfather 2 with a focus on Apollo Creed and Rocky. Find out what Sylvester Stallone had to say on the matter right here.

    #5. Joss Whedon is Done Doing Any Work at Marvel Studios

    Star Wars BitsJoss Whedon will have no further involvement in the Marvel cinematic universe. Find out what the filmmaker had to say about walking away from the comic book franchise world in our full story.

    #4. Guillermo del Toro to Direct Fantastic Voyage for James Cameron

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    The Hellboy and Pacific Rim director is being lined up to direct a new adaptation of Fantastic Voyage for producer James Cameron. Find out what's going on with the project right here.

    #3. The Conjuring 2 Trailer: Another Haunting is in Store

    The horror sequel arrives on June 10th.

    #2. The Top 10 Trailers of 2015

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    Our own Christopher Stipp runs through his picks for the Top 10 Trailers of 2015. Some of the top trailers include The Revenant, but if you want the full list, you can check it out right here.

    #1. /Film Writers Count Down Their Top 10 Movies of 2015

    Read the previous Top 20 Stories of the Week right here.