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'Guardians of the Galaxy': Theater Repeatedly Shows Wrong Movie to Fans

'Guardians of the Galaxy': Theater Repeatedly Shows Wrong Movie to Fans

Well, at least they got the Guardians part right.

Expletives flew at a Guardians of the Galaxy screening Thursday, when a Regal Cinemas in Virginia repeatedly showed the opening segment of 2012's Rise of the Guardians instead of the Marvel Studios tentpole.

Dean Browell, who was sitting in the audience with his 10-year-old daughter, says they sat through 15 minutes of previews, followed by five minutes of the animated movie before an employee popped in to say they were trying to fix the situation.

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Marvel Releases 'A Look Back,' Teases Josh Brolin's Thanos (Video)

Marvel Releases 'A Look Back,' Teases Josh Brolin's Thanos (Video)

To celebrate the release of Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Studios released a video retrospective of the first two "phases" of its output on Friday, including the first chance many will have to see Josh Brolin's portrayal of cosmic villain Thanos.

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Valiant Entertainment Signs Up With ComicsPlus Digital Platform

Valiant Entertainment Signs Up With ComicsPlus Digital Platform

Following its successful relaunch in 2012, New York-based superhero publisher Valiant Entertainment is expanding its digital footprint, with an announcement Friday that its entire library will be available on the iVerse Media ComicsPlus app. The first issue of each of its series will be available for free throughout August.

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Marvel Studios President Addresses Lack of Female-Led Movies

Marvel Studios President Addresses Lack of Female-Led Movies

Following fans upset at the apparent removal of the character Janet Van Dyne from next year’s Ant-Man — and the long-term dismay about the lack of a solo movie for Scarlett Johannson’s Black Widow character — Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has opened up about the possibility of a female-led movie from the studio.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy': Who Was That in the Post-Credits Sequence?

'Guardians of the Galaxy': Who Was That in the Post-Credits Sequence?

Forget Thanos’ cinematic debut at the end of The Avengers. The character that appears in the post-credits sequence of Guardians of the Galaxy — a sequence kept under wraps and not attached to pre-release preview screenings — is a genuine shocker, especially for those familiar with the history of the character. Spoilers beyond this point, so be warned.

Howard the Duck is back on the big screen. Yes, back.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy': The Comic Book Origins of the Bad Guys

'Guardians of the Galaxy': The Comic Book Origins of the Bad Guys

The heroes of Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy aren’t the only deep-cut characters that the movie rescues from relative obscurity. The villains of the piece — Ronan, Nebula and even Thanos himself — have lengthy and complicated histories inside the comic book Marvel Universe that Guardians wisely chose to ignore for the most part.

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'Jurassic World' Star Chris Pratt Peers Through Bars in New Photo

'Jurassic World' Star Chris Pratt Peers Through Bars in New Photo

Chris Pratt is working to save the universe as Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) in Guardians of the Galaxy.

But next summer he will be taking on dinosaurs in the Jurassic Park reboot, Jurassic World.

That film’s director, Colin Trevorrow, tweeted the below photo of his leading man in the upcoming Universal film, looking intently through bars.

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'Black Sails' Actress to Star in Thriller 'Under the Bed' (Exclusive)

'Black Sails' Actress to Star in Thriller 'Under the Bed' (Exclusive)

Hannah New, one of the stars of Michael Bay’s pirate TV show Black Sails, is set to star in Under the Bed, a thriller from Radar Pictures, Sobe Brook Entertainment and Schizo Pictures.

Also, Appian Way, the production banner run by Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson Killoran, is coming on board to produce the indie, which was written and is being directed by Daniel Myrick of Blair Witch Project fame.

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New Trailers Released for 'Shadows of Mordor' Videogame (Video)

New Trailers Released for 'Shadows of Mordor' Videogame (Video)

The recently-released trailer for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies reminded audiences of how close to the end of the Hobbit trilogy. But what happened between that tale and Lord of the Rings? New trailers for Shadow of Mordor offer some clues.

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'Doctor Who's' Noel Clarke Announces 'The Troop' Comic Series (Video)

'Doctor Who's' Noel Clarke Announces 'The Troop' Comic Series (Video)

Noel Clarke is someone who’s likely to be familiar to many genre fans, thanks to his tenure on the BBC’s Doctor Who as occasional companion Mickey Smith or appearance in last year’s Star Trek Into Darkness. He’s also a screenwriter and director, with a couple of independent movies under his belt — and, as announced at San Diego Comic-Con, he’ll soon add comic book writer to his resume.

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James Gunn Discusses Marvel's 'Guardians' Possibly Meeting the 'Avengers'

James Gunn Discusses Marvel's 'Guardians' Possibly Meeting the 'Avengers'

With this week’s release of Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Studios will double its lineup of superheroes on the big screen. So what are the chances of the Guardians meeting up with their Earth-bound counterparts, the Avengers? According to the cast and crew of Guardians, pretty good.

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James Wan's 'Demonic' Gets Release Date

James Wan's 'Demonic' Gets Release Date

Demonic, a supernatural thriller based on James Wan's idea, will hit theaters on Dec. 12.

Will Canon is directing Demonic, which stars Maria Bello and Frank Grillo.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy': The Characters' Comic Book Origins Explained

'Guardians of the Galaxy': The Characters' Comic Book Origins Explained

In many ways, the origins of Guardians of the Galaxy are unlike those of earlier Marvel Studios properties. For one thing, neither Stan Lee nor Jack Kirby is responsible in any way but the most tangential (Together, Lee and Kirby created Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor and the Avengers, as well as the X-Men and next year’s Ant-Man; separately, Kirby co-created Captain America with Joe Simon and Lee co-created Spider-Man with Steve Ditko).

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'Glee's' Harry Shum Jr. Joins 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel

'Glee's' Harry Shum Jr. Joins 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel

Glee star Harry Shum Jr. has been cast as one of the leads in the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel being directed by Woo-ping Yuen.

The Weinstein Co. is backing the martial arts drama, which began production this week and will shoot in New Zealand and China.

PHOTOS Second Time's the Charm: 15 of Hollywood's Most Notable Remakes

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