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'The Force Awakens' Spoilers: Five Things We've Learned About Kylo Ren

8/16/2015 12:14pm EDT
Five Things We Now Know About Adam Driver's 'Star Wars: The Forc
Entertainment Weekly's annual fall movie preview issue hit newsstands last week, and for "Star Wars" fans awaiting this year's highly anticipated sequel, "The Force Awakens," the issue is chock full of new photos from the film and new information about the characters and the story.

The cover of the latest issue features the mysterious character that's got everyone talking -- Kylo Ren.

Played by "Girls" star Adam Driver, all we know about him is that he's the new bad guy in the film and someone who appears to wield The Force and feature several characteristics of the Sith Lords from the pa...
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Check Out New Photos From 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'!

8/12/2015 12:46pm EDT
New Photos From 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Give A Closer Loo
Nerdgasm! A new set of still images from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is featured in this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly, revealing new looks at characters including Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) and Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie).

The issue, the annual Fall Movie Preview, reveals a lot more than just a dozen new photos from the film. Director J.J. Abrams gives more insight into the first "Star Wars" film in just over a decade, shedding light on some of the new characters and sharing how he got involved with the saga after initially turning down the o...
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Jared Leto Knocks Out Margot Robbie On Set Of 'Suicide Squad' (See Pics)

5/19/2015 1:24pm EDT
Suicide Squad
Following weeks of filming scenes for next summer's Suicide Squad in Toronto, Canada, Jared Leto has finally made his presence on set as the Joker.

The actor and co-star Margot Robbie, who plays Dr. Harleen Quinzell and later becomes villainess and the Joker's love interest Harley Quinn, were spotted shooting a scene in which Mr. J (as Quinn called him in the popular "Batman: Arkham Asylum" video game) confronts Quinzell, who is apparently at the point of falling for him -- in more ways than one.

The Joker arrives on the scene in his pink hotrod -- with the license plate "HAHAHA" -- and s...
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Margot Robbie And Will Smith Film 'Suicide Squad' In Toronto (See Pics!)

5/11/2015 7:12pm EDT
Margot Robbie And Will Smith Get Soaked While Filming 'Suicide S
Margot Robbie and Will Smith were spotted filming next summer's Suicide Squad in Toronto over the weekend.

The two stars, who also hit the big screen together earlier this year in Focus, shot a scene in a simulated rainstorm, and it looks as if Smith's character, Deadshot, has come to the aid of a distressed-looking Harley Quinn (Robbie) as both have been bloodied.

The Australian actress was even spotted in between takes with an umbrella to keep her dry as she sat atop a BMW during the 4:00am shoot early Saturday morning.

Robbie ended up soaking wet from head to toe, with her pink bra vi...
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'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Re-Cut With Classic Stars

4/20/2015 2:43pm EDT
Christopher Reeve and Adam West
Less than a week after the first teaser trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice leaked online someone has already created a parody of it.

The new teaser was, er, teased last week by director Zack Snyder, who posted a 21-second video heralding what would be the arrival of the film's first clip on Monday, April 20 at IMAX theaters.

Naturally, someone got a hold of the teaser (with Portuguese subtitles) and posted it online, prompting Warner Bros. to just go ahead and release the whole thing early (one would think the movie studios would stop doing stuff like this considering it happe...
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8 New Marvel Movies On The Way!

10/29/2014 2:09am EDT
'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel' & Two-Part 'Avengers: Infinity
Marvel announced its upcoming feature film schedule for the next five years during a special event at Hollywood's El Capitan Theater on Tuesday.

The movie studio debuted the names and release dates for nine films, which puts 11 on the schedule if you count 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (5/1) and "Ant-Man" (7/17).

"When we have information we want to reveal, we reveal it," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige told fans and members of the media on stage at the El Capitan Theatre. "Sometimes that's in a press release, sometimes that's in San Diego Comic-Con -- if everything comes together wel...
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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Teaser Trailer Debuts A Week Early Following Leak

10/23/2014 12:45pm EDT
'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Teaser Trailer Debuts A Week Early Fol
Marvel released the first official teaser trailer for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" a week early after footage leaked online on Wednesday.

The teaser, which was scheduled to debut during next week's episode of "Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.," is pretty grim, with Earth's latest threat, the villainous robot Ultron (voiced by James Spader) bent on making humanity suffer.

"I'm gonna show you something beautiful," he says in a voiceover. "Everyone screaming... for mercy. You want to protect the world, but you don't want it to change.

"You're all puppets, tangled in strings... strings. (Listen ...
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Steven Soderberg Turns 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark' Into A Black-And-White Silent Movie -- And It's Awesome

9/24/2014 3:33pm EDT
Raiders of the Lost Ark blackand white
Semi-retired director Steven Soderbergh has conducted an experiment "for educational purposes only" by altering Steven Spielberg's classic 1981 film "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

Soderbergh posted his version of the film and his explanation for changing it on his blog, Extension 765, on Monday revealing that he took the entire movie and converted it to black-and-white while removing all of the film's music and dialog and replacing it with new ambient music (comprising mostly of the scores from David Fincher's films "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and "The Social Network").

Interestingly, t...
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There Will Be A TMNT Sequel, Of Course

8/11/2014 7:31am EDT
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Michael Bay's live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot has topped the weekend box office, earning a strong $65 million and earning Bay a sequel.

Paramount Pictures announced on Sunday that a second Ninja Turtles movie is already in the works and will hit theaters in June 2016. Bay will stay on to produce again, while screenwriters Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec will return for the second story in series.

There's no word whether director Jonathan Liebsman will direct the sequel or whether stars Will Arnett and Megan Fox will return for part two (we assume Fox will return considering...
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May The Fourth Be With You - Happy Star Wars Day 2014!

5/4/2014 9:15am EDT
Star Wars
On May 25, 1977, director/writer George Lucas re-invented the movies with a risky new film he created called Star Wars.

The film's success spawned two sequels (The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi), three prequels (Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith), a TV show (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), and a myriad of "Expanded Universe" stories - from novels to comic books to video games.

Star Wars was originally based on the old Flash Gordon serials of the 1930s, where weekly installments mov...
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