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Eddie Redmayne Auditioned to Play Kylo Ren & It Was a Disaster

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We love you, Eddie Redmayne, but this is one casting decision we’re pretty glad didn’t work in your favor. The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star revealed he auditioned for the villainous role of Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but he wound up being a huge flop. “I was going for, I think, Adam Driver. They gave me …

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The Hype for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Begins

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We’re just over a month away from the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and that means it’s time to wallow in all the incredible promotional materials coming out. First up, there’s a new thirty-second TV spot titled “Together.” Though there isn’t a ton of new footage that wasn’t already visible in the full-length trailers for Rogue One, there are some …

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Michael Keaton Confirmed as Vulture in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

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Slowly but surely, the pieces of Spider-Man: Homecoming are falling into place. Many members of the cast have been revealed, but now we’re finding out exactly which characters they’ll be playing. The latest confirmation is that Michael Keaton will be portraying a character known as the Vulture. Michael Keaton had been attached to Spider-Man: Homecoming for a while now, but it was only …

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DC’s ‘Aquaman’ Begins Preproduction in Australia Just as ‘Thor’ Makes Exit

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Just as Thor: Ragnarok made its exit from the Gold Coast of Australia, Aquaman has stepped into the Village Roadshow Studios location to begin preproduction. The next DC Comics movie on the roster, Aquaman will feature Jason Momoa in the title role, though it won’t be his first appearance as the fishy hero. He’s also scheduled to appear in 2017’s Justice League movie alongside several other …

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Doctor Strange Jumps to Quick Start, Earning $84.9M Over Weekend

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Three newcomers clamored to the top of the weekend’s revenue list, pushing Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween off its two-week stint at No. 1. Replacing that at No. 1 is Doctor Strange, a Marvel escapade distributed by Disney that finally put some real numbers on the board, earning $84.9 million in its first three days of release. That put …

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All Marvel Movies Ranked From Worst to Best – Including Doctor Strange!

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With Doctor Strange taking the box office by storm we’ve all been wondering how this new Marvel masterpiece will rank among Marvel Cinematic Universe hits like The Avengers, Captain America and Guardians of the Galaxy. We’ve even taken this a step further beyond MCU movies; did you know that Marvel has been involved in making superhero movies long before Marvel characters like Chris …

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‘Doctor Strange’ Earns $85M Opening Weekend, Disney Passes $6B for 2016

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The Sorcerer Supreme already impressed audiences overseas last week, but now Doctor Strange has blown away the United States box office as well. Last weekend the Benedict Cumberbatch-fronted Marvel movie earned $85 million at the box office, breaking a streak of lackluster weekends for financial performance at the theaters. Quite expectedly, Doctor Strange was number one this past weekend, beating out other new releases Trolls and Hacksaw …

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Movie Review: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Booms with Brutality, Faith and Pacifism

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Hacksaw Ridge is brutal, emotional and poignant. Read our full movie review to get the details: As I watched Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge in a packed theater, the reaction was similar to that of The Passion of the Christ. The audience and I were on the edge of our seats, wincing with each explosion/gunshot and gasping at the aftermath. One woman …

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Movie Review: ‘Doctor Strange’ Casts a Fresher Spell on Marvel Origins

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How does Doctor Strange (and the infamous Benedict Cumberbatch!) fare against the other popular Marvel movies? Find out by reading our movie review: Doctor Strange doesn’t just add magic to the ever-expanding Marvel Universe, but opens a massive can of multidimensional worms. Magic may not appear to be that much of a stretch as an addition to a hero world already populated …

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