Top 20 Stories Of The Week: Rogue One, Kingsman 2, Doctor Strange & 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 brought a variety of stories surrounding Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, news of a Game of Thrones after show starting during the sixth season of the HBO series, the forthcoming arrival of the first Doctor Strange trailer, some updates for Edge of Tomorrow, Kingsman and Blade Runner sequels, early buzz on The Jungle Book and, of course, the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Check out all the Top 20 Stories of the Week after the jump.

20. The Best & Worst Sketches from Peter Dinklage's Saturday Night Live

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Yes, there was a Game of Thrones sketch on this episode of Saturday Night Live that was hosted by Peter Dinklage, but that wasn't the only sketch that brought some laughs. Get our full rundown of every sketch right here.

19. Preacher Producers Brings The Boys to Cinemax as a TV Series

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The team that's bring the comic book Preacher to AMC as a TV series will be giving the comic book The Boys the same treatment over at Cinemax. Get more details on the developing project right here.

18. Warner Bros. Developing an Animated Speedy Gonzales Movie

Speedy Gonzales Movie

Warner Bros. is looking to bring back at least one of their Looney Tunes characters to the big screen with a Speedy Gonzales movie in the works. Find out who will voice the quick rodent in our full story right here.

17. Swiss Army Man Trailer: Daniel Radcliffe and a Farting Corpse

The Sundance selected indie arrives on June 17.

16. Interview: Tom Hiddleston on Playing Hank Williams in I Saw the Light

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Marvel franchise star Tom Hiddleston talks about going country as iconic recording artist Hank Williams in the biopic I Saw the Light in our interview. Read what he had to say right here.

15. The Jungle Book Early Buzz: Disney Has Created Something Beautiful

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Disney's new live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book is getting tons of great reviews from advanced screenings, including plenty of praise for the film's incredible visual effects. Find out the early buzz right here.

14. Neighbors 2 Red Band Trailer: Sorority Sisters, Dildos & LL Cool J

The comedy sequel arrives on May 20.

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13. Marvel's Cloak and Dagger Getting a TV Series at Freeform

A live-action superhero romance based on a Marvel Comics title is coming to Freeform as a new TV series. Cloak and Dagger has been given a straight-to-series order, and you can find out more about the show right here.

12. Dave Bautista Confirmed for a Role in Blade Runner 2

Dave Bautista Joining Blade Runner 2

With a film career that is quickly taking off, Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista has just landed another incredible sci-fi role with confirmation that the former wrestler will star in Blade Runner 2. Read our full story right here.

11. The BFG Trailer: Welcome to the World of Giants

The Roald Dahl adaptation arrives on July 1.

10. Galaxy Quest 2 Isn't Happening Now That Alan Rickman Has Died

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Any chances of a Galaxy Quest 2 sequel have now been dashed following the death of Alan Rickman earlier this year. Sam Rockwell explains that a sequel was in the works, but now it's gone in our full story right here.

9. Finding Dory Interviews: Directors and Producer Talk the Animated Sequel

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Our own Peter Sciretta went to Pixar Animation studios for a preview of Finding Dory and spoke extensively with director Andrew Stanton, co-director Angus MacLane and producer Lindsey Collins. They talk about why a Finding Nemo sequel felt necessary to them and how Finding Dory is about the forgetful fish coming to embrace her disability.

8. Brent Spiner Returns in an Independence Day: Resurgence TV Spot

The sci-fi sequel arrives on June 24.

7. Batman v Superman Round-Up: Box Office, Deleted Scene & WB Reaction

6. Game of Thrones Is Getting an After Show, Watch a New Clip

HBO is giving Game of Thrones an after show called After the Thrones to go along with the sixth season of the fantasy series this year, and you can watch a new clip from the forthcoming season right here.

5. Edge of Tomorrow 2 Hires New Writers, Brings Doug Liman Back

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A sequel to the sci-fi action flick starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt has hired a couple new writers in addition to confirming the return of director Doug Liman behind the camera. Get all the details right here.

4. Doctor Strange Trailer Coming Tuesday as New Photos Emerge

Doctor Strange Trailer

The first trailer for Doctor Strange is coming next week as Marvel takes over Jimmy Kimmel Live for a whole week. Plus, a new official photo surfaced online after Benedict Cumberbatch decided to stop by a comic shop in full wardrobe after wrapping production last weekend.

3. Kingsman 2 Teaser Poster Hints at the Return of a Dead Character

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A teaser poster for the sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle hints that a certain character who was killed in the first movie may not actually be dead. Check out the poster right here.

2. Other Marvel Characters Will Appear in New Spider-Man Movie


The new Spider-Man franchise will feature appearances from other Marvel cinematic universe characters now that the webslinger is about to get it on The Avengers fun. Get the details right here.

1. First Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer and Breakdown

The Star Wars spin-off arrives on December 16 and we break it down frame by frame right here.

That's all for this week's Top 20 Stories of the Week.