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The Rock Reveals Image and Details About His Character In Fast 8

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There’s no doubt that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is one of the busiest people in Hollywood. It feels like every other week he’s announcing work on a new project like making another Jumanji or Big Trouble in Little China. His list of upcoming projects is seriously huge, but maybe the most anticipated is his return as Hobbs in Fast 8. Johnson brought a lot of energy back into the Fast and Furious franchise with his take no prisoners government bounty hunting badass, and it looks like his character Hobbs will be turning the dial up to 11 for Fast 8. Dwayne Johnson has shared the first image and details about Hobbs’ role in the film on his Instagram account (The Rock’s go to for social media reveals).     Exclusive First Look: #Hobbs #F8 When you strip a man of all he has. »

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Why Nightcrawler Looks So Different In X-Men: Apocalypse

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X-Men: Apocalypse is finally out in theaters and, while it.s getting mixed reviews from critics, it.s taking down all competition in the box office. Despite how you may feel about the movie, you have to admit if there.s one thing an X-Men movie usually does well, it.s the makeup effects on the characters. The makeup on Mystique is always impressive, and say what you want about Apocalypse, but at least they went for it. Another character that boasts an impressive design is Nightcrawler, played by Kodi Smit-McPhee. Adrien Morot, head of the makeup effects department, recently shared with The Hollywood Reporter why the new Nightcrawler looks so different from Alan Cumming's in X-Men 2. Kodi is a younger-looking actor than Alan was in X-Men 2. Also, Alan was a grey-black in the original movie, and they had a problem lighting him. So we had to make sure »

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Watch Bebop And Rocksteady Get Their Own Ninja Turtles Trailer

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If there’s one thing that sets the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles apart from other contemporary superheroes, other than their species, it has to be the inherent humor of their adventures. The turtles simply aren’t designed to brood, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows will finally give these characters a proper opportunity to cut loose and have some fun while they take down the bad guys. However, it’s not just the good guys who will be having a good time. A new trailer has just hit the web that gives the villainous henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady an opportunity to take center stage. Check it out below.     The trailer starts like many other Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows trailers, by highlighting the brotherly bonding of the titular turtles. They’re just hanging out at a basketball »

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The New Maze Runner Just Took A Major Step Backward, Get The Details

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Unfortunately, it.s been a rocky road for the production of Maze Runner: The Death Cure, the third installment of the Maze Runner young adult movies. Star Dylan O.Brien suffered major injuries on set and production had to be halted indefinitely to give the star time to recover. Production was supposed to begin again this month, but it seems that things are more complicated than expected, and the film has been pushed back from its initial release date in 2017 to January 12, 2018.   According to Deadline, Maze Runner: The Death Cure was originally slated for release on February 17, 2017, but will now be pushed back almost a full year. The big delay is presumably to give Dylan O.Brien more time to recover before stepping back into the franchise. Production was temporarily stopped on March 28 when O.Brien was struck by a car during a stunt accident; there were conflicting reports as »

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The Harsh Criticism John Carpenter Has For The Original Friday The 13th

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Horror fans rejoice. The slasher genre has remained dormant for quite some time, but will soon receive a serious shot in the arm. In the wake of innumerable found footage movies and remakes, John Carpenter will soon return to the Halloween franchise to set the genre back on course. Carpenter’s work remains instrumental for the world of horror, and Halloween went on to inspire numerous copycat franchises – most notably Friday the 13th. They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but Carpenter apparently doesn’t seem too fond of Jason Voorhees’ corner of the slasher world.   During a recent appearance on the Bret Easton Ellis Podcast, the master of horror opened up about his feelings regarding Friday the 13th, and it seems that he’s not a fan: And Friday the 13th, I feel, affects me as very cynical. It’s »

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Fight Club's Chuck Palahniuk Is Trying To Make A Lullaby Movie, Here's Why

27 May 2016 9:31 PM, PDT

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk has made quite a name for himself as a novelist, and, as a writer who.s had some memorable success with one of his books becoming a well-known and loved movie, he.s looking to turn another one of his literary efforts in a film. Lullaby, his 2003 book, is currently being prepped for a late 2016 film shoot, and the movie has Palahniuk.s full support: he wrote the screenplay with the film.s director Andy Mingo and is involved in the Kickstarter campaign to fund the film. So, why is he so involved in the project? The answer, as it turns out, is actually pretty simple. To get it right. It's never right enough as a book. I want another shot at it. Well, there you have it. Chuck Palahniuk took to reddit with Lullaby.s director Andy Mingo in an Ask Us Anything conversation »

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New DC Video Shows Off Suicide Squad's Weapons

27 May 2016 5:08 PM, PDT

Bad guys love to cause trouble, and when they don’t have powers or special abilities to accomplish that, they turn to weapons. Such is the case for most of the main characters in Suicide Squad. After all, you can’t go on a dangerous black ops mission without being properly armed, and now you can see some of these weapons up close from a new exhibit showing off props from the DC Extended Universe. In DC Entertainment’s video peeking at the Warner Bros Studio Tour’s DC Universe: The Exhibit, we see things like Batman’s massive armor or the hunk of Kryptonite Lex Luthor obtained in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. However, it’s the costumes and weapons from Suicide Squad that really catch our interest. For instance, there’s a Harley Quinn mannequin carrying her definitely-not-for-sports baseball bat, »

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Watch Dr. Okun Return In New Independence Day: Resurgence Clip

27 May 2016 3:22 PM, PDT

Independence Day: Resurgence is right around the corner, and 90.s action junkies probably can.t wait to see what Jeff Goldblum and the gang have been up to since the last alien invasion. Earlier this week, a pretty spoiler-y trailer for the film was released, and now the first clip from the blockbuster sequel has surfaced on the internet. It features the return of none other than Brent Spiner.s Dr. Okun, who looks like he.s seen better days. The clip features the reunion of two old characters: Bill Pullman.s President Whitmore and Dr. Okun. We also get a glimpse of William Fichtner.s General Adams, who opens the clip by entering a room filled with monitors of screaming aliens. These aliens could possibly be prisoners of war from the first invasion 20 years ago, and according to Adams, they.re "getting worse." Okun pokes his head into the »

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Here's What The Rock's Die Hard-Type Thriller Will Be Called

27 May 2016 3:21 PM, PDT

From comedy to action, lately it seems as though Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been busy over the last few years. His new film, Central Intelligence, will hit theaters later this summer, but after that he will remain a consistent presence in theaters with films such as the upcoming Baywatch reboot and the next Fast 8 – just to name a couple. However, he hasn't let a jamp-packed slate slow him down from saying yes to new projects. The news broke recently that he would soon front an original Die Hard-type thriller set in China, and we’ve just learned the title of the upcoming adventure.   According to a new report from THR, it seems that we now know the title of The Rock’s latest Die Hard-esque thriller: Skyscraper. The project will apparently be a single-location thriller (hence the Die Hard comparisons) following »

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Watch How X-Men: Apocalypse Created The New Quicksilver Sequence

27 May 2016 2:43 PM, PDT

Warning: mild spoilers for X-Men: Apocalypse are below! One of the most memorable moments from 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past was when Peter Maximoff, a.k.a. Quicksilver, raced around the Pentagon kitchen, everything around him in slow-motion because he was running so fast. Thanks to this, along with his other scene-stealing moments,  Quicksilver is back for X-Men: Apocalypse, and this time he’ll be racing through a different kind super speedy sequence. Now you can check out just how this was accomplished behind the scenes. In the start of this X-Men: Apocalypse video posted by 20th Century Fox, producer Hutch Parker noted how they wanted to differentiate Quicksilver’s big moment from what moviegoers saw in X-Men: Days of Future Past. This led to creating ‘The Extraction," where the speedster saves everyone in the X-Mansion in the seconds before it implodes. As »

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That Seriously Gross Thing That Ethan Embry Did While Filming That Thing You Do

27 May 2016 2:09 PM, PDT

For most, That Thing You Do! is a sweet musical comedy drama starring and directed by Tom Hanks about a gang of guys who make it big with a one hit wonder and then slowly fall apart. It's got heartbreak, but it’s also pretty fun, as most Tom Hanks romps are…unless you consider the disgusting thing Ethan Embry just bravely revealed he did while filming. I don’t think I could put it into words, so I’ll just let this Tweet from Embry speak for itself.   Full disclosure: The day we shot this I shat myself on camera while playing bass cause my pet duck gave me dysentery https://t.co/fsRxiV9dVd — Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) May 27, 2016   Hopefully he was wearing his brown pants. Talk about that thing you do-do (last one, I promise). Okay, a couple »

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Here's How Close Tom Hiddleston Is To Playing James Bond

27 May 2016 2:04 PM, PDT

Everybody has his or her own opinion as to what makes a proper James Bond. Roger Moore fans loved his campy and comical knack for one-liners, while fans of the Daniel Craig era seem to enjoy his more grounded, visceral approach to the character. With rumors swirling that Craig won’t return for the twenty-fifth Bond movie, the task has fallen upon the folks at Eon to try and find a new actor to fill the iconic tux. One such actor whose name has gone around the rumor mill is none other than Tom Hiddleston, which has us wondering one thing: how close is he to actually getting the part?   According to a new report from Birth. Movies. Death, sources close to Tom Hiddleston have confirmed that the actor has met with Eon about possibly taking over the role of James Bond from Daniel Craig. However, while the »

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X-Men Crushed Alice At The Thursday Night Box Office, Setting Up A Massive Opening Weekend

27 May 2016 1:14 PM, PDT

Considered the official beginning of the cinematic summer season, Memorial Day often represents a key battleground weekend for blockbuster films. Big budget adventures tend to duke it out over the course of this holiday, and it usually becomes a bloodbath. Memorial Day 2016 looks to be no different. We've said it before and we'll say it again: never underestimate the power of the superhero genre. The numbers have slowly begun to roll in, and it’s looking more and more like X-Men: Apocalypse will absolutely decimate Alice Through the Looking Glass this weekend.   According to a new report from THR, it seems that Bryan Singer’s latest X-Men adventure is off and running to a great start with a Thursday night haul of $8.1 million. Reviews be damned, the film is currently tracking for a $90 million opening over the course of the long weekend; coupled with its »

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The Animated Spider-Man Movie May Make A Major Change To The Hero

27 May 2016 12:57 PM, PDT

Earlier this month, Spider-Man was introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe through Captain America: Civil War. Tom Holland's performance was praised by numerous critics and fans, and his Peter Parker is returning next year for Spider-Man: Homecoming. However, the Web-Slinger isn't just getting live action attention on the big screen. Last year, it was announced that Sony is working on an animated Spider-Man movie that is unconnected to the MCU. Now it's being reported that it won't be Peter underneath the mask in this movie, but Miles Morales instead. While Peter Parker is having his McU adventures, Heroic Hollywood has heard that Miles Morales will be the focus of the animated Spider-Man movie. No plot details were revealed, so it.s unclear whether Peter Parker preceded him in this world or if Miles will be the only Spider-Man ever. Either way, if this rumor ends up »

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The X-Men Actor Who Really Wants To Team Up With Deadpool

27 May 2016 12:41 PM, PDT

Warning: spoilers ahead for X-Men: Apocalypse!   The misunderstood Marvel mutants will once again fight tooth and nail to save the world this weekend with X-Men: Apocalypse finally hitting theaters. With a new continuity established by Days of Future Past, it looks like a whole new stable of X-Men character will soon enter this massive universe and strike out in a variety of new directions. Although many of these mutants will end up joining Charles Xavier’s team of heroes full time, one particularly deadly member of Apocalypse’s ensemble wants to team up with Wade Wilson in the near future.   Speaking with USA Today about her role in X-Men: Apocalypse, Olivia Munn revealed that she would like to see her character Psylocke show up in an X-Force movie alongside Deadpool. She said:   That would be a really cool thing to do. What he did with »

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Stan Lee's X-Men: Apocalypse Cameo Has A Very Special Guest

27 May 2016 11:31 AM, PDT

Minor spoilers ahead for X-Men: Apocalypse. If you want to go in completely fresh, you might want to check out one of our other great stories. After months of waiting and anticipation, X-Men: Apocalypse is finally upon us, and fans of Marvel’s mutants can finally see the X-Men duke it out with the likes of Apocalypse and his horsemen. While moviegoers are most excited to see their favorite superpowered mutants kick some serious ass in Apocalypse, there is another important Marvel figure who will be making a not so surprising appearance. That person is none other than Marvel grand poobah Stan Lee. While Stan Lee is known for making cameos in every Marvel film, his role in X-Men: Apocalypse features a very special guest: his wife Joan LeeStan Lee makes his quick appearance in X-Men: Apocalypse when the title character is causing some worldwide chaos. »

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Why DC Universe Rebirth Spells Good Things For The DC Extended Universe's Future

27 May 2016 10:10 AM, PDT

Spoiler Warning: The following contains massive spoilers for the new comic book issue "DC Universe Rebirth." If you have not yet read this comic, and don’t wish to know any details before doing so, we highly recommend clicking away to another one of our wonderful articles! Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has emerged as one of the most divisive films of the year – and while the movie certainly has its hardcore supporters, even they can’t deny that the schism isn’t great for the growing big screen DC Extended Universe. The ideal situation would have been the blockbuster being as great and beloved as Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, but both critics and audience groups being split has resulted in an unfortunate degree of doubt surrounding the franchise’s future. The good news is »

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Why Some Irish Citizens Are Mad About Star Wars Filming There

27 May 2016 10:05 AM, PDT

Star Wars Episode VIII is well into production over in Ireland. Director Rian Johnson is leading the team of the highly anticipated sequel on a remote stretch of coastline in southwest Ireland, and Ballyferriter, a small village that.s the closest to the set, is getting a lot of attention because of it. Having the sequel to the third highest grossing movie in the world filming right in your backyard will turn a lot of heads, and the little village has gotten an increase in tourism and business since production began. However, some local citizens aren.t too happy with the commotion and having a blockbuster filmed right next door may not be as attractive as it sounds.   According to The National, some citizens are displeased with the lack of locals who have been hired to work on the set. One local business owner was skeptical about the level of »

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The Major Wolverine Questions We Have After X-Men: Apocalypse

27 May 2016 9:45 AM, PDT

The following feature will dive into spoilers for X-Men: Apocalypse, so Stop Reading Now if you haven.t yet seen the film. By now, you likely have heard that Weapon X is unleashed during a pivotal sequence in Bryan Singer.s X-Men: Apocalypse. After an explosion at Xavier.s mansion, Colonel William Stryker (Josh Helman) helicopters down and abducts some key members of the team, including Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Beast (Nicholas Hoult) and Quicksilver (Evan Peters). A rescue mission is staged by Cyclops (Tye Sheridan), Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) and Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee), but in the process, the young trio releases a caged Wolverine, once again played by Hugh Jackman. It.s a cool sequence, allowing Wolverine to snap into "berserker" mode so he can eliminate . in gory fashion . an army of Stryker.s men as he flees the Alkali Lake facility. But the inclusion of this sequence In this »

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Popstar Has Full-Frontal Nudity From A Hollywood A-Lister

27 May 2016 8:45 AM, PDT

The upcoming musical parody movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping looks to be Spinal Tap for a viral generation. The mock pop-umentary comes from the minds of The Lonely Island and as such it.s filled with hilarious songs and dozens of celebrity cameos. If anyone was curious how lewd a movie written by the guys who wrote the songs I Just Had Sex and Jizz In My Pants would be, rest assured the raunch will be dialed pretty high. And one of the raunchy things you can expect to see in the movie is full frontal nudity. Specifically, full frontal nudity from a certain Hollywood A-lister. If you were hoping for Adam Levine you might be dissapointed, because comedy director superstar Judd Apatow is going full frontal in Pop Star.   Judd Apatow, arguably the biggest modern day comedy director, served as a mentor for The Lonely Island, as well »

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