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Guardians of the Galaxy overtakes the U.S. box office hauls of Iron Man, Transformers, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and The Fellowship of the Ring

28 September 2014 9:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Marvel StudiosGuardians of the Galaxy has reached another box office milestone this weekend, overtaking the domestic box office hauls of 2008’s Iron Man ($318.3 million) as well as fellow franchise starters Transformers ($319.1 million) and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. ($317.6 million) and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ($314.2 million) with $319.2 million to date.

Globally, Guardians has pulled in $644.3 million, leaving it just half a million short of Thor: The Dark World’s $644.8 million, which would make it the fourth-highest grossing instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With a Chinese release still to come on October 10th, there’s still a good chance that Guardians will hit the $700 million mark, which would make it the fourth superhero movie of the year to do so after Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Guardians of the Galaxy is directed by »

- Gary Collinson

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' DVD and Blu-ray Releases This December

25 September 2014 10:06 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Amazon has made the Marvel Phase Two adventure Guardians of the Galaxy available for pre-order on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD, ahead of its release on December 9. We also have potential artwork for the Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray, but these images may be changed when Marvel's official announcement is made.

The Combo Pack will include Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray versions along with a digital copy. We'll keep you posted as soon as more details are released.

Guardians of the Galaxy is still playing in theaters, and the superhero adventure is currently the highest-grossing movie of the year, with $314.5 million after just under two months in theaters. This story expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into outer space, following a group of outlaws, Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper) and Groot (Vin Diesel) as they team up to stop the nefarious Ronan the »

- MovieWeb

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The Dark Half and Monkey Shines Blu-ray Bonus Features Revealed

23 September 2014 9:28 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Though he’s best known for his legions of the living dead, George A. Romero has captured other deadly forces with his camera, including a psychotic pseudonym come to life in The Dark Half (based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name) and a murderous primate in Monkey Shines. Scream Factory is bringing both films to Blu-ray with bonus features, including new audio commentaries by Romero.

Press Release - “This fall, Scream Factory will release The Dark Half and Monkey Shines, two horror favorites from acclaimed director George A. Romero. Making their Blu-ray debuts on November 18th, 2014, each release also boasts brand new bonus features including all new audio commentaries with George A. Romero, new retrospective featurettes with cast and crew, behind the scenes footage, deleted scenes and much more! In addition, fans who order their copies from ShoutFactory.com will have their order shipped three weeks early! »

- Derek Anderson

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Guardians of the Galaxy overtakes Iron Man 2 to become Marvel’s fourth biggest domestic release

21 September 2014 9:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After helping to push the total gross of the Marvel Cinematic Universe beyond $7 billion at the global box office earlier this week, the James Gunn directed space opera Guardians of the Galaxy has now overtaken the North American haul of Iron Man 2 to become Marvel Studios’ fourth-highest grossing release on domestic soil.

Guardians has grossed $313.7 million in North America to date, compared to Iron Man 2’s $312.4 million, and will go on to surpass the original Iron Man later this week, with the 2008 McU-launcher sitting on $318.4 million. Internationally, Guardians is on $632.3 million, and currently trails Thor: The Dark World ($644.8 million), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714.1 million), Iron Man 3 ($1.215 billion) and The Avengers ($1.518 billion).

Guardians of the Galaxy sees Gunn directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, »

- Gary Collinson

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Scream Factory Gives Fans The Romero/King Treatment With Upcoming Monkey Shines/The Dark Half Blurays; Full Specs!

18 September 2014 10:28 AM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Making good one their Comic-Con announcement back in July, the gang at Scream Factory have announced the full specs for the upcoming Bluray releases of two of George A. Romero’s non-zombie films (and two Stephen King adaptions),  1988’s Monkey Shines and Romero’s 1993’s The Dark Half. Both releases boast new retrospectives, as well as various other goodies (including new commentaries by the man himself, George A. Romero), and hit shelves on November 18th. As an added bonus, people who order their copies directly from Scream Factory will receive their copies a full three weeks early!

I happen to love both films, so the release of brand new Blurays featuring new content is right up my alley. I’ll be picking them up, will you fright fanatics?

 

The Dark Half

“Based on the best-selling book by Stephen King, The Dark Half tells the story of horror writer Thad Beaumont »

- Jerry Smith

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deleted Scene Reveals Walkman Dance

13 September 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One of the more poignant scenes in this summer's mega-behemoth Guardians of the Galaxy finds Chris Pratt racing against the clock to retrieve his beloved Walkman before the rest of his crew takes off without him. He encounters actor Spencer Wilding, playing a mean prison guard who is enjoying Escape (The Pina Colada Song) on the Sony cassette player when he gets his comupance. There was actually more to Spencer Wilding's role that we didn't get to see.

Director James Gunn has posted a photo of himself with Spencer Wilding, revealing why the man is holding a miniature can of Play-Doh. He also goes onto describe a scene where the Guard dances through the prison listening to the Walkmen. Check out the photo, then read on for James Gunn's latest tale from the set:

"Here's me and the actor Spencer Wilding who played the Mean Guard who jabs »

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Guardians of the Galaxy crosses $600 million worldwide, first movie of 2014 to hit $300 million domestically

13 September 2014 8:59 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After becoming Marvel’s biggest-franchise starter at the global box-office by overtaking the haul of 2008’s Iron Man earlier in the week, James Gunn’s space opera Guardians of the Galaxy has now become the first release of 2014 to hit $300 million domestically and has also crossed the $600 million mark worldwide. Having opened in Japan yesterday, and with a Chinese release still to come, Guardians certainly has a good chance of becoming the highest-grossing comic book movie of the year, with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on $708 million, Captain America: The Winter Soldier on $714 million and X-Men: Days of Future Past on $745 million.

Guardians of the Galaxy sees Gunn directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, »

- Gary Collinson

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The Walking Dead Season 5 Promo Images See Daylight

12 September 2014 4:01 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the fourth season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison only to have it short-lived as the group loses everything, their home, family, and friends to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside the fences. The group of survivors are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested - a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others. The Walking Dead stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Scott Wilson, Emily Kinney, Sarah Wayne Callies, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Iron E. Singleton, Madison Lintz, Danai Gurira, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Michael Rooker, Lauren Cohan, Vincent M. Ward, Chad L. Coleman, Brighton »

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to Break Records for ‘Disney Infinity’ (Exclusive)

11 September 2014 8:03 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Guardians of the Galaxy” isn’t just performing well for Disney at the box office. The company is seeing strong interest in the film and its cast of misfits on the small screen, as well — especially for its videogame “Disney Infinity.”

Since becoming available in July, brisk sales for Rocket racoon and the “Guardians” playset have put them in a position to beat out Captain America and Spider-Man to become the game’s top overall pre-selling figures and playsets. The character Groot is No. 3 so far, behind Venom.

In fact, Rocket is currently selling nearly twice as much as the game’s bestselling characters last year, which were “Monsters Inc.’s” Mike Wazowski and “Frozen’s” Elsa. And it keeps climbing with the number of Rockets sold tripling over the previous week. Disney declined to provide actual sales figures.

“The film is really driving all of the awareness” for the “Guardians” characters, »

- Marc Graser

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Chris Pratt Will Host SNL Premiere

10 September 2014 9:28 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Saturday Night Live's 40th Season starts with Chris Pratt taking the 8H stage as host.&#160 The Parks and Recreation actor starred in this summer's box office smash Guardians of the Galaxy and will be seen in the upcoming film Jurassic World.

Ariana Grande will make her SNL musical guest debut.&#160Ariana Grande is currently sitting at Number One on the Billboard 200 chart with her album "My Everything," a year after&#160her major label debut "Yours Truly" topped the chart.

On October 4, Sarah Silverman will return to 8H for her first time as host.&#160 Taken from Sarah Silverman's Emmy-winning HBO special, her comedy album "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles" is due out September 23.

Maroon 5 returns for their fifth appearance as musical guest on October 4.&#160 The Grammy Award winning group's latest album, "V," has already sparked hits including "Maps" and "Animals."

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Saturday Night Live is produced in association with Broadway Video. »

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Guardians of the Galaxy overtakes Iron Man to become Marvel’s biggest franchise-starter at the global box office

8 September 2014 4:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having retained top spot at the Us box office this past weekend, Guardians of the Galaxy has now pushed its worldwide box office haul to $586 million, overtaking the total of 2008’s Iron Man to become Marvel Studios’ highest-grossing franchise starter. Reacting to the news, James Gunn posted the following message on Facebook:

Guardians of the Galaxy box office just passed up Iron Man, making us the biggest Marvel franchise-starter yet. And we still haven’t opened in Japan, China, or Italy.

If I had a penny for every time someone said making a Marvel movie with a talking raccoon was dumb and that Guardians was going to bomb, I’d probably have just about the amount of money Guardians has made so far. So I’m glad I spent that time making a film instead of counting people and their opinions, because we’re still going strong. Also, making the »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch: The Walking Dead "Never Let Your Guard Down" Season 5 Promo

7 September 2014 8:45 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the fourth season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison only to have it short-lived as the group loses everything, their home, family, and friends to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside the fences. The group of survivors are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested - a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others. The Walking Dead stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Scott Wilson, Emily Kinney, Sarah Wayne Callies, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Iron E. Singleton, Madison Lintz, Danai Gurira, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Michael Rooker, Lauren Cohan, Vincent M. Ward, Chad L. Coleman, Brighton Sharbino, Kyla Kenedy »

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Casting Net: Julia Roberts joins 'The Secret in Their Eyes' remake

5 September 2014 4:21 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Julia Roberts has joined fellow Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow and 12 Years A Slave nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor in the remake of the 2009 Argentinian film The Secret in Their Eyes. The original feature won the Best Foreign Language film Oscar in 2010. Billy Ray, who wrote the screenplay for The Hunger Games and Captain Phillips, will write and direct the story about a former Mi-5 agent (Ejiofor) on a joint task force with the FBI, who thinks he’s finally found the man who murdered the daughter of his former partner and friend (Roberts). [Deadline]

• Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette will star in the relationship drama Miss You Already. »

- Jake Perlman

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"Fan Expo Canada" 2014

4 September 2014 3:46 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek footage from this year's "Fan Expo Canada", August 28, 2014 @ the 'Metro Toronto Convention Centre' including guests Michael Rooker and David Morrissey from AMC's "The Walking Dead", plus a whole lot more:

"...'Fan Expo Canada'™ boasts the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada, noted as the third largest in North America

"The pop culture extravaganza expects to host over 125,000 fans at 750,000 sq ft of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the four-day event August 28-31, 2014..."

"Fan Expo HQ" is noted as the largest entertainment convention group in the country and one of the largest in the world.

Collectively it hosts almost 250,000 fans annually at Fan Expo Canada™, Fan Expo Vancouver™, Fan Expo Regina™; Toronto ComiCon, Dallas Comic Con and three Dallas shows.

For more info go to "FanExpoCanada.com

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Fan Expo Canada" 2014...

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- Michael Stevens

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deleted Stan Lee Cameo Revealed!

4 September 2014 8:09 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Heading into a Marvel movie, we can always expect two things. One: We're sure to have a good time. And two: A Stan Lee cameo. It just wouldn't be a Marvel movie without Stan the Man showing up in some capacity, and Guardians of the Galaxy was no exception. In fact, the creator of the Marvel universe as we know it today was set to appear in two different scenes in this sci-fi epic. Only one of them made it into the movie. Direrctor James Gunn now shares a photo from the deleted Stan Lee cameo featuring a stand-in, and explains why it's not in the finished film.

Take a look at the image from James Gunn's Instagram, and then read on for more details:

The scene in question actually has Stan Lee sitting inside the Collector's Museum. Visiting Dragon Con, director James Gunn explained the scene in detail for the first time, »

- MovieWeb

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James Gunn details the original plan for Stan Lee’s Guardians of the Galaxy cameo

3 September 2014 11:56 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

During an appearance at Dragon Con this past weekend, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn revealed the original plan for Stan Lee’s customary cameo in superhero space opera, whereby the Marvel legend would have been part of The Collector’s museum, giving the bird to Groot from within a glass case. Following reports that Disney blocked the idea, Gunn has now detailed the scene, and explained why the decision was made to scrap the cameo in favour of what we eventually saw on screen:

At a panel on Sunday at Dragoncon, I talked about a deleted @realstanlee cameo in Guardians, and promised the folks there I’d post a photo on Instagram – so here it is! As you can see, this is not Stan, but a double. In the original cut of the film, when the Guardians enter the Collector’s museum, Rocket looks over and sees Cosmo »

- Gary Collinson

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Concept Art Reveals Jason Momoa as Drax

3 September 2014 7:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's hard to think what Drax might have been like in Guardians of the Galaxy had Dave Bautista not accepted the role. The WWE Superstar so thoroughly owns the character that any other version would have paled in comparison. Drax so often steals the show that having anyone else assume the role seems implausible. But as many of you may remember, Jason Momoa, now heavily rumored to be Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, had the role tied up. It was his for the taking. But talks stalled when the actor reportedly asked for more money. Some even bashed Dave Bautista as being the bargain basement Drax before they saw why he was the right actor for the role.

Yesterday, artist Andy Park released an early look at the character of Drax, back when Jason Momoa was just moments away from signing on the dotted line. What would »

- MovieWeb

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The Walking Dead Deleted Season 4 Scenes

2 September 2014 2:25 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the fourth season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison only to have it short-lived as the group loses everything, their home, family, and friends to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside the fences. The group of survivors are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested - a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others. The Walking Dead stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Scott Wilson, Emily Kinney, Sarah Wayne Callies, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Iron E. Singleton, Madison Lintz, Danai Gurira, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Michael Rooker, Lauren Cohan, Vincent M. Ward, Chad L. Coleman, Brighton Sharbino, Kyla Kenedy »

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Early concept art of Jason Momoa as Drax the Destroyer in Guardians of the Galaxy

2 September 2014 10:54 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Before Dave Bautista took on the role of Drax the Destroyer in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, former Game of Thrones star – and potential future Aquaman – Jason Momoa was in talks for the part, although negotiations ultimately broke down. Still, thanks to concept artist Andy Park, we now have an idea of how Momoa could have looked as the Destroyer…

Guardians of the Galaxy sees James Gunn (Super) directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, Lee Pace (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as Ronan the Accuser, Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) as Nebula, Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) as Korath, John C. Reilly (Step Brothers) as Rhomman Dey, »

- Gary Collinson

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Guardians Of The Galaxy: James and Sean Gunn Talk Spinoffs, Stan Lee’s Original Cameo, Female Superheroes, the Status of Thunderbolts, and More at Dragon Con

1 September 2014 1:38 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Following the recent news that Guardians of the Galaxy has become the highest grossing movie of the year at the domestic box office, writer/director James Gunn and brother Sean Gunn (who played pre-motion capture Rocket on set and also appeared in the film as Kraglin), recently took part in a panel at Dragon Con in Atlanta.  The brothers were quite candid in answering fans questions and revealed a number of pieces of information not yet explored, including discussing an original semi-r-rated cameo for Stan Lee that Disney vetoed, the inclusion of female characters in the Marvel universe, a bloody extension of Lloyd Kaufman's cameo that was excised, and the extent of Sean Gunn’s on-set performance of Rocket Raccoon that ended up on screen.  James Gunn also talked about how he’s currently focusing on the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including potential Guardians spinoffs, the status of Thunderbolts, »

- Evan Valentine

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