Top 20 Stories Of The Week: Alan Rickman, David Bowie, 10 Cloverfield Lane & More

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

Some of the top stories from the week include the end of Heroes Reborn, a director hired for a remake of Jumanji, a new direction for Chronicles of Narnia, a reboot of 24, our most anticipated films of 2016 and more. Plus there's trailers for the Sundance horror sensation The Witch and the surprise Cloverfield blood relative 10 Cloverfield Lane.

Check out all of the Top 20 Stories of the Week tomorrow.

20. Cardboard Cinema: This One's for the Video Game Lovers

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Sure, we're a movie and TV news blog, but we didn't think it could hurt to take a look at some of the best board games for video game lovers out there. Find out which ones are worth checking out in the latest edition of Cardboard Cinema.

19. Money Monster Trailer: George Clooney Leads the Real Time Thriller

The film hits theaters on March 31st.

18. Heroes Reborn Won't Continue After the Miniseries Concludes

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After coming back for a miniseries run, Heroes Reborn will not be turning into a full fledged series after it's all over. However, apparently a reboot hasn't been ruled out of the question. Get the details right here.

17. Jumanji Remake at Sony Pictures Locks Down a Director

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The remake of Jumanji at Sony Pictures is still happening, and the studio has just hired Walk Hard and Bad Teacher director Jake Kasdan to be at the helm of the jungle adventure. Get the details right here.

16. Green Room Teaser Trailer: Patrick Stewart is a White Supremacist

The indie thriller gets a a limited release April 1st and wide release on April 15th.

15. The Winners of the 2016 Golden Globes: The Revenant Wins Big

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Check out the list of Golden Globes winners from last weekend's ceremony. The Revenant wins big, taking home Best Picture in the drama category, not to mention Best Director. Get all the winners right here.

14. The Witch Trailer: The Sundance Horror Sensation Terrifies

The indie horror flick arrives on February 19th.

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13. Chronicles of Narnia to Reboot with The Silver Chair

The Chronicles of Narnia franchise will get rebooted with an adaptation of The Silver Chair. Will any of the original cast members or characters come back? Find out in our original story.

12. Marvel Round-Up: Black Panther, Spider-Man & More

11. Guillermo del Toro Says Pacific Rim 2 Still Isn't Dead

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Despite taking on Fantastic Voyage for producer James Cameron, director Guillermo del Toro insists that Pacific Rim 2 isn't dead yet. But it still won't be made anytime soon. Find out what del Toro said right here.

10. Hail, Caesar! Trailer: Alden Ehrenreich Can't Say His Line Right

The comedy arrives on February 5th.

9. Amber Heard Heads to the Sea for a Role in Aquaman

amberheard-ward-woodsAmber Heard will get some super powers as Mera in the developing Aquaman movie starring Jason Momoa. Find out more about the casting news in the full story right here.

8. Star Wars Round-Up: Visual Effects, Episode 9 & More

7. 24 Getting a Reboot at Fox Without Any Original Cast Members

A reboot of 24 is in the works, but Kiefer Sutherland won't be back as Jack Bauer. To find out how this new version of 24 will be different, get our full story right here.

6. Star Wars Rebels Trailer: A Tie to The Force Awakens Revealed

The series returns to Disney XD on January 20th.

5. Guillermo del Toro Has Some Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark documentaryCrimson Peak and Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro has lined up yet another project for his future slate. He will develop an adaptation of the terrifying horror anthology book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and he might direct as well. Get the details right here.

4. /Film Writers Name Their 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2016

3. The Revenant and Mad Max Lead 2016 Oscar Nominations

2016 Oscar nominationsThe Revenant landed 12 Oscar nominations this year while Mad Max: Fury Road received 10. Get the full list of other films nominated, complete with a severe lack of diversity, right here. And don't forget to check out our list of snubs and surprises as well.

2. J.J. Abrams' Surprises Everyone with 10 Cloverfield Lane Trailer

The pseudo-Cloverfield sequel arrives on March 11th.

1. Cancer is Dumb: Alan Rickman and David Bowie Pass Away


This week the world lost two very different but very talented performers. Alan Rickman and David Bowie both died after battling cancer. Our own Jacob Hall wrote a very personal tribute to David Bowie right here and also looked back at some of Alan Rickman's best scenes over here.

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