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DEC
15
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After Dying This Summer, 'Archie' to Get Relaunched in 2015

After Dying This Summer, 'Archie' to Get Relaunched in 2015

2014 has been a big year for Riverdale’s favorite redheaded son — unsurprisingly, considering his highly publicized death back in July. If anything, next year looks to be even bigger, with Archie Comics announcing that 2015 will mark the character’s 75th anniversary by rebooting his history and introducing a new, contemporary Archie Andrews.

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DEC
14
1 week

Watch 'SNL' Mock 'The Hobbit' With 'The Office: Middle Earth'

Watch 'SNL' Mock 'The Hobbit' With 'The Office: Middle Earth'

Being the guy who saved Middle Earth is not as glamorous as you might think.

Martin Freeman, who can soon be seen in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend. One memorable sketch showed how Bilbo Baggins would fare with the characters of the U.K. version of The Office, which Freeman also starred in.

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DEC
14
1 week

Why Marvel Doesn't Need Spider-Man to Make 'Captain America: Civil War'

Why Marvel Doesn't Need Spider-Man to Make 'Captain America: Civil War'

As revealed earlier this week, Marvel Studios had, at one point this year, approached Sony to talk about using Spider-Man in the third Captain America movie. To comic book fans, such discussions made sense; that movie is based on the 2006 comic book Civil War in which Spider-Man is arguably the third most important character behind Captain America and Iron Man. To do that movie right, the logic goes, Spider-Man is necessary.

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DEC
13
1 week

Ridley Scott: 'Blade Runner 2' Is Best Script Harrison Ford Has "Ever Read"

Ridley Scott: 'Blade Runner 2' Is Best Script Harrison Ford Has "Ever Read"

Harrison Ford apparently does not have a bad feeling about the Blade Runner sequel. 

Ridley Scott, who directed the 1982 sci-fi classic, told MTV News that the sequel's script is "written and ready to go," and Ford is "absolutely" on board for the film. 

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DEC
13
1 week

Krypton: A Brief History of Superman's Perpetually Doomed Home Planet

Krypton: A Brief History of Superman's Perpetually Doomed Home Planet

The announcement earlier this week that David Goyer is developing a show for Syfy based on the home planet of DC Entertainment’s Superman raised an unexpected question from some comic book fans: which Krypton will show up in Krypton?

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DEC
12
1 week

Mark Hamill on Latest 'Star Wars': It's "About the New Generation"

Mark Hamill on Latest 'Star Wars': It's "About the New Generation"

Fans might have been surprised not to see a glimpse of any of the original Star Wars cast in the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but for Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy, it was only fitting that they were nowhere to be found.

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DEC
12
1 week

'Walking Dead': Is Rick Too Far Gone?

'Walking Dead': Is Rick Too Far Gone?

Is Rick Grimes, The Walking Dead's beleaguered former sheriff, too far gone?

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DEC
11
2 WKS

'Arrow' Star Teases Deathstroke's "Impossible" Return

'Arrow' Star Teases Deathstroke's "Impossible" Return

[WARNING: spoilers ahead for Wednesday's midseason finale of Arrow, "The Climb."]

Can things get any worse for Oliver (Stephen Amell)?

You wouldn't think so — seeing as the man is dead (though for how long is another story). But when Arrow returns next year, so too will signature villain Slade Wilson (Manu Bennett), also known as Deathstroke. 

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DEC
11
2 WKS

Warner Bros. Pushes Release Date of 'Jungle Book: Origins'

Warner Bros. Pushes Release Date of 'Jungle Book: Origins'

The Jungle Book: Origins, Warner Bros.’s version of the Rudyard Kipling stories, has seen its release date pushed back by almost a year.

The studio has moved the opening date from Oct. 21, 2016 to Oct. 6, 2017.

It hasn't abandoned that time, however, for at the same time, Warners has moved Geostorm, an environmental thriller starring Gerard Butler, into that Oct. 21 date.

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DEC
11
2 WKS

Commander Riker Wants To Direct 'Star Trek 3'

Commander Riker Wants To Direct 'Star Trek 3'

Roberto Orci may have stepped down as the director of Paramount’s Star Trek 3, but a replacement may be available from within the Star Trek family. Jonathan Frakes, who played Commander William Riker in Star Trek: The Next Generation and the subsequent feature films, has volunteered himself for the gig.

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DEC
11
2 WKS

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer Characters Named

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer Characters Named

We’ve known the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens for months, and last month we saw them in action for the first time. Now, finally, we get to learn their names.

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DEC
11
2 WKS

First Trailer for Sean Penn's 'The Gunman' Released

First Trailer for Sean Penn's 'The Gunman' Released

Sean Penn is a stone-cold killer — but he’s not proud of that fact.

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DEC
11
2 WKS

Free Comic Book Day 2015 Titles Announced

Free Comic Book Day 2015 Titles Announced

It’s still almost six months away, but Diamond Comic Distributors announced Thursday the twelve Gold Sponsor comic book titles for 2015’s Free Comic Book Day, to be held May 2 in comic stores around the world.

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DEC
11
2 WKS

'Agents of SHIELD': Blair Underwood Set as Melinda May's Ex (Exclusive)

'Agents of SHIELD': Blair Underwood Set as Melinda May's Ex (Exclusive)

Prepare to meet someone from Agent Melinda May's past on ABC's Agents of SHIELD.

Two-time Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood has boarded Marvel's second-year drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Underwood, whose TV credits include NBC's sci-fi drama The Event and its remake of Ironside, will have a recurring role and play May's (Ming-Na Wen) estranged ex-husband Dr. Andrew Garner. The actor will make his debut in a March episode and begins filming the role this week.

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