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Japanese Spider-Man LEGO Stop-Motion Animated Short

Did you catch the Batman Beyond cast reunion over the weekend? Want to see a new clip from Justice Society: World War II? How about a peek at the seventh season premiere of The Flash? Want to see some Dawn of the Seven movie posters from the set of The Boys? Did you catch all the Easter eggs and comic references in last week’s WandaVision? Did Amber Heard get fired from Aquaman 2? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

me time

So much for a sharp pivot towards action for longtime comedy star Kevin Hart. The Jumanji: The Next Level star has lined up his next comedy role, reteaming with his Night School writer John Hamburg for a new Netflix comedy called Me Time.

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the terminal list cast

Constance Wu has been added to The Terminal List. The Hustlers star is joining the cast of the upcoming Amazon conspiracy thriller series opposite Chris Pratt, who leads the series based on the novel of the same name by Jack Carr, a former Navy SEAL and Special Ops leader.

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parallel netflix

Ben Ripley, the writer of the excellent sci-fi thriller Source Code, has another high-concept sci-fi pic headed our way, thanks to Netflix. The streaming service has scooped up Ripley’s spec script Parallel, which is described as a “heist story that takes place across parallel universes.” Rideback, a production house run by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich that worked on the Netflix film The Two Popes, will produce Parallel.

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lucky clip

Below you’ll find an exclusive clip from Lucky, a horror film headed to Shudder this week. It’s another time-loop movie, with Brea Grant playing a self-help author who finds herself stalked and killed by a masked killer every night – until she takes matters into her own hands. Grant also wrote the film, which was directed by Natasha Kermani and has been making the festival circuit for a few months now.

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spike lee september 11 docuseries

Spike Lee and HBO Documentary Films are teaming for NYC Epicenters 9/11?2021 1/2 (yes, that’s the full title), a multi-part documentary that will cover the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks, and the docuseries is said to “offer an unprecedented, sweeping portrait of New Yorkers as they rebuild and rebound, from a devastating terrorist attack through the ongoing global pandemic.”

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Obi-Wan Kenobi cast

Indira Varma, who is probably best known for playing Oberyn Martell’s ruthless and scheming paramour Ellaria Sand on HBO’s Game of Thrones, has just become the latest performer to go from Westeros to a galaxy far, far away.

A new report says Varma has joined Disney+ and Lucasfilm’s Obi-Wan Kenobi cast opposite star Ewan McGregor. Read More »

the ice road

There are a few givens in this industry, two of them being: Netflix has a bottomless well of money to burn through, and Liam Neeson is not yet done making action movies. Both are true in this latest acquisition news story, which is that Netflix has set a record for domestic-only deals for the Liam Neeson action-thriller The Ice Road.

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New WandaVision Funko POPs

Between the second season of The Mandalorian and Marvel’s WandaVision, Disney has cornered the market on weekly merchandising tied to the latest episodes of their biggest shows. After every new episode, there has been some kind of new memorabilia tied to the events of each series, and this week is no exception.

WandaVision made a couple huge revelations in the Marvel Cinematic Universe during the last two episodes, and two new Funko POPs inspired by the events of the series will allow you to commemorate them on your collectible shelf. But since we’re talking major spoilers here, keep reading only if you’re caught up on the show. Read More »

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Borderlands cast - Ariana Greenblatt

Eli Roth‘s Borderlands cast continues to expand.

Ariana Greenblatt, who played Young Gamora in Avengers: Infinity War, is the latest performer to join Roth’s film adaptation of the action-heavy, sci-fi video game. She’ll play a character named Tiny Tina, a dangerous 13-year-old who is hellbent on revenge.
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