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The Problem With Bringing Thanos Into 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

The Problem With Bringing Thanos Into 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

If there’s one thing that seems slightly… off in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, it’s the presence of Josh Brolin’s Thanos. He doesn’t really accomplish anything in the movie, beyond reminding us that he exists, and he risks making Ronan the Accuser look like little more than a minion by his very presence. It turns out, the movie’s co-writer and director, James Gunn, had exactly the same concerns.

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'Pyongyang': The Book Behind the Shelved Steve Carell North Korea Movie

'Pyongyang': The Book Behind the Shelved Steve Carell North Korea Movie

One of the more unexpected developments to come from the still-unfolding events concerning North Korea’s role in the Sony hack and the potential connection to the (now-shelved) Sony comedy The Interview was the news Wednesday that New Regency has dropped plans to adapt Pyongyang into a vehicle for Steve Carell, with Gore Verbinski as director.

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DEC
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James Gunn Reveals How Sony's 'The Interview' Impacts 'Guardians' Sequel Plot

James Gunn Reveals How Sony's 'The Interview' Impacts 'Guardians' Sequel Plot

While the last-minute shelving of Sony’s The Interview may be nothing but an expensive headache for those involved, James Gunn found a little humor in current events. The director shared an image online revealing the unexpected way in which Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy 2 has been affected by what’s going on.

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DEC
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Jim Carrey: I'd Love a Role in the New Batman Films

Jim Carrey: I'd Love a Role in the New Batman Films

It's no joke that Jim Carrey has a lot of respect for Christopher Nolan.

Carrey, who played the Riddler in director Joel Schumacher's 1995 film Batman Forever, told MTV News that he would say yes to appearing in the rebooted Batman franchise. 

See more Batman's Onscreen Villains: 10 Greats From the Joker to Bane

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DEC
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Cronenberg's 'The Fly' Returns in All-New Comic Book Sequel

Cronenberg's 'The Fly' Returns in All-New Comic Book Sequel

The spirit of Seth Brundle lives on in The Fly: Outbreak, a newly-announced comic book follow-up to the David Cronenberg horror movie from the 1980s to launch in 2015 from IDW Publishing.

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DEC
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'Arrow' Alum Manu Bennett to Co-Star in MTV's 'Shannara' (Exclusive)

'Arrow' Alum Manu Bennett to Co-Star in MTV's 'Shannara' (Exclusive)

Manu Bennett is going from The Hobbit to another beloved fantasy property.

The actor has booked a series regular role on MTV's Shannara, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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DEC
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Legendary Pictures Picks Up Supernatural Thriller Novel 'The Damned'

Legendary Pictures Picks Up Supernatural Thriller Novel 'The Damned'

Legendary Pictures has optioned the rights to The Damned, the upcoming novel by Andrew Pyper.

The supernatural thriller centers on a man who survived a near-death experience but is haunted by the spirit of his vengeful twin sister. And when he finally has a chance at real happiness with a new wife and stepson, the sister decides to strike them as well.

The novel is due to hit shelves in February. The tone is said to be the in the vein of The Sixth Sense and Jacob’s Ladder.

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DEC
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Joss Whedon on 'Avengers 2': "'Strong But Damaged By Power' Describes Every Person in This Movie"

Joss Whedon on 'Avengers 2': "'Strong But Damaged By Power' Describes Every Person in This Movie"

So, Avengers: Age of Ultron is all about a team of superheroes beating up an evil robot, right? Well, maybe not — according to writer and director Joss Whedon, there's much more moral ambiguity in the movie than that.

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DEC
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The King Is Back: Marvel Announces Deluxe Oversized Collection of Jack Kirby's Work

The King Is Back: Marvel Announces Deluxe Oversized Collection of Jack Kirby's Work

With the lawsuit between Marvel Entertainment and the estate of comic creator Jack Kirby finally settled, it was announced Wednesday that Marvel will issue King-Size Kirby next year, an oversized hardcover collecting examples of the creator’s work for the company across four decades.

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DEC
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'Arrow': What to Read Over the Holiday Hiatus

'Arrow': What to Read Over the Holiday Hiatus

Jan. 21 seems so far away after the bombshell Arrow dropped during its midseason finale.

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DEC
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'Tak3n' Wants to Endorse Your "Particular Set of Skills" on LinkedIn

'Tak3n' Wants to Endorse Your "Particular Set of Skills" on LinkedIn

Tak3n wants to endorse moviegoers' "particular set of skills" on LinkedIn.

The catchphrase of Brian Mills is the basis of a new contest for the upcoming 20th Century Fox film, as one lucky fan can vie for a video endorsement on the professional social network from the Liam Neeson character himself.

See more If Only Every Liam Neeson Movie Were a 'Taken' Movie

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DEC
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2 DAYS

Neil Gaiman Wants Tom Hiddleston for 'Sandman' Role

Neil Gaiman Wants Tom Hiddleston for 'Sandman' Role

Neil Gaiman's Sandman series of graphic novels is one of the last great culturally influential comic series yet to hit the big screen, but not through a lack of trying. Still in development, a Sandman movie seems to be edging closer with Gaiman, David S.

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DEC
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'71' Trailer: 'Unbroken' Actor Jack O'Connell Stars in War Drama

'71' Trailer: 'Unbroken' Actor Jack O'Connell Stars in War Drama

A new trailer has been released for '71, the directorial debut of Algerian-French filmmaker Yann Demange that stars Unbroken’s Jack O’Connell.

In the film, O'Connell's character gets separated from his military unit amid the violent riots in the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Searched for by loved ones and hunted down by the Provisional IRA and the British Army's Military Reaction Force, the trailer alludes to a hellish journey for the film's hero.

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DEC
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Marvel to Rerelease Original 'Star Wars' Movies as Remastered Comic Books

Marvel to Rerelease Original 'Star Wars' Movies as Remastered Comic Books

Before Star Wars returns to the big screen in December 2015, fans will have the chance to revisit the original trilogy of movies in comic book form, with Marvel Entertainment announcing plans Tuesday to rerelease its original adaptations of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi throughout the year leading up to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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