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NOV
27
20 HRS

'Star Wars' vs. 'Jurassic Park': Who Wins?

'Star Wars' vs. 'Jurassic Park': Who Wins?

This Thanksgiving weekend, we have a couple of trailers to be thankful for, with both Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens revealing their first footage and launching months of eager speculation by letting fans see just a glimpse of the future of genetically-engineered dinosaurs and galaxies far, far away. But with both franchises vying for eyeballs and attention, it’s time to ask: how do the two stack up against each other?

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NOV
26
2 DAYS

Ahead of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' Marvel Announces 'Ultron Forever' Comic Storyline

Ahead of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' Marvel Announces 'Ultron Forever' Comic Storyline

The previously announced Avengers: Rage of Ultron graphic novel won’t be the only place comic readers can find Marvel Entertainment’s genocidal robot in the run-up to the release of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Age of Ultron next May. The publisher announced Wednesday an additional storyline featuring Avengers of the past, present and future to accompany the movie’s release, with the title Ultron Forever.

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NOV
26
2 DAYS

Guillermo del Toro on Who Will Return in 'Pacific Rim 2'

Guillermo del Toro on Who Will Return in 'Pacific Rim 2'

For fans of Pacific Rim, here’s something to be thankful for as we head into the holiday: Guillermo del Toro has started talking specifics about the follow-up to his 2013 giant-robots-versus-giant-monsters movie, including who’ll definitely return — and what will be missing, at least to begin with.

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NOV
26
2 DAYS

'The Flash' Writer Geoff Johns on Celebrating Superheroes' Comic Book Origins

'The Flash' Writer Geoff Johns on Celebrating Superheroes' Comic Book Origins

With five television series based on DC comic book series currently on the schedule — NBC's Constantine, Fox's Gotham as well as The CW's Arrow, The Flash and midseason entry iZombie — and no less than 10 movies based on DC properties in the works during the next six years, DC Entertainment chief creative officer Geoff Johns is a busy man. Add to that his monthly writing duties on the Justice League and Superman comic book series, and he's a very busy man.

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NOV
25
3 DAYS

'X-Men' Writer Chris Claremont on the Past and Future of Fox's Superhero Franchise

'X-Men' Writer Chris Claremont on the Past and Future of Fox's Superhero Franchise

It's difficult to overstate the importance of Chris Claremont, one of The Hollywood Reporter's most powerful comic writers, to the X-Men — or, for that matter, to modern superhero comics.

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NOV
25
3 DAYS

Marvel Unveils 'Battleworld' Map Ahead of 2015's 'Secret Wars'

Marvel Unveils 'Battleworld' Map Ahead of 2015's 'Secret Wars'

Ahead of its summer 2015 launch, Marvel Entertainment released a map of its next big storyline Secret Wars, teasing the worlds and concepts to feature in the comic book event.

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NOV
25
3 DAYS

'Kick-Ass' Creator Mark Millar on How to Succeed in Comics and Hollywood

'Kick-Ass' Creator Mark Millar on How to Succeed in Comics and Hollywood

If Mark Millar, one of The Hollywood Reporter's most powerful comic writers, has one piece of advice for other writers in Hollywood, it's this: "Be unobtainable."

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NOV
25
3 DAYS

Robert Kirkman Reveals His Biggest 'Walking Dead' Regret

Robert Kirkman Reveals His Biggest 'Walking Dead' Regret

Robert Kirkman, No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter's most powerful comics writers list, has one major regret about AMC's adaptation of his long-running The Walking Dead — and it's a big one.  

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NOV
25
3 DAYS

Watch the First Full Trailer for 'Jurassic World'

Watch the First Full Trailer for 'Jurassic World'

The first official trailer for Jurassic World offers a glimpse at the most wonderful park on earth — before reminding you that, yes, cloning dinosaurs really is going to end in disaster sooner or later.

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NOV
25
3 DAYS

'Star Wars' Screenwriter Creates 'Downton Abbey'/'Iron Man' Mashup

Apparently, writing a Star Wars movie for Gareth Edwards isn’t enough to satisfy screenwriter Gary Whitta’s iconoclastic needs. How else to explain the fact that he’s not only written, but released online, a crossover between Marvel’s Iron Man and British period drama Downton Abbey?

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NOV
24
4 DAYS

'Gotham' Central: Five Questions About "Lovecraft"

'Gotham' Central: Five Questions About "Lovecraft"

You have to give Gotham credit for playing with its status quo. For its fall finale, Selina and Bruce parted ways just a couple of weeks into their odd couple pairing, Oswald suddenly seemed to stumble in his master plan (and that’s without Falcone knowing that he’s messing with his girl), and Detective Jim Gordon got pushed out of the department. It kind of makes you wonder what they’re planning for the season finale, doesn’t it?

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NOV
24
4 DAYS

Cowardly Lion Costume, 'Casablanca' Piano Sell for More Than $3 Million at Auction

Cowardly Lion Costume, 'Casablanca' Piano Sell for More Than $3 Million at Auction

The Cowardly Lion costume from the Wizard of Oz and the Casablanca piano, two of the most iconic pieces of movie memorabilia, sold at Bonham’s Turner Classic Movies auction.

Both pieces went for more than $3 million (with buyer’s premium). While neither result is a record, the sale price was at the upper end of presale estimates.

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NOV
24
4 DAYS

'Star Wars' Flashback: What Happened When 'The Phantom Menace' Teaser Debuted

'Star Wars' Flashback: What Happened When 'The Phantom Menace' Teaser Debuted

There will be Star Wars this weekend: 88 seconds' worth.

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NOV
24
4 DAYS

Michelle MacLaren Signs to Develop and Direct 'Wonder Woman' Movie (Exclusive)

Michelle MacLaren Signs to Develop and Direct 'Wonder Woman' Movie (Exclusive)

Michelle MacLaren has signed on to develop and direct Wonder Woman, Warner Bros’ big-screen take on the iconic DC character.

According to insiders, MacLaren will work with the project’s writers, who remain unnamed at this stage, to lasso together a script for the movie, which would star Gal Gadot. The actress will make her debut as the heroine in 2016's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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