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LEGO Marvel’s Avengers trailer debuts

LEGO Marvel’s Avengers trailer debuts

Lego is adding a new game, LEGO Marvel's Avengers, to its roster of adorable games that are fun for all ages. Lego branched into video games a long time ago with its LEGO Star Wars series. Since then, the Lego universe's partnership with Traveler's Tales has expanded to include popular characters such as Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and of course super heroes. Lego has had a field day with its superhero themed games, releasing three Batman: DC Superheroes games and a previous Marvel Super Heroes game.

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Marvel taps Jon Bernthal as the Punisher in ‘Daredevil’ series

Marvel taps Jon Bernthal as the Punisher in ‘Daredevil’ series

It has been revealed that Jon Bernthal, perhaps best known for his role as Shane on The Walking Dead, will be playing the Punisher in the Netflix original series “Marvel’s Daredevil”. He will be arriving in the show’s second season, joining Charlie Cox who plays Hell’s Kitchen’s blind hero. There aren't too many details on how extensively he will play into the show, but his role in the series is described as a big one, and so it is likely we’ll be seeing a lot of him next season and beyond.

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Copy of Star Wars original script unearthed in UNB library

Copy of Star Wars original script unearthed in UNB library

It is almost like a crossover between two Harrison Ford universes. A nondescript librarian, employed for a menial task, stumbles across a long forgotten manuscript revealed to be the very faithful recreation of an original plot for a story of epic proportions. That scene is probably not far from the mind of Kristian Brown when he came across, purely by accident, on a copy of the original script for Star Wars. Now the University of New Brunswick in Saint John in Canada will have to make sure they never again forget that they hold a piece of pop culture history.

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This is Apple’s history of music

This is Apple’s history of music

Today Apple presented Apple Music, a streaming music ecosystem made to turn the tides on other top-name players in the space. Apple's power comes not from a good product in and of itself, but from its ecosystem of success. If you have one Apple device, you know. You're made to feel that you're part of a family, and that every product Apple makes that you use, you're more a part of that family. You're made to FEEL good. Apple knows this. Because of this, Apple made their case with a history lesson.

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Showtime adds Roku, Sony to streaming service’s launch

Showtime adds Roku, Sony to streaming service’s launch

CBS recently announced that Showtime would get a standalone Internet streaming service akin to what competitor HBO launched earlier this year. The service, at the time, was said to have Apple as its first launch partner, but its exclusive designation is already over. Now both Roku and PlayStation Vue have been added as launch partners, opening the roster of support to a wider audience. The price will still be $10.99 per month; most of Roku's streaming devices will be supported, it seems.

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Apple Music introduced as “the next chapter in music”

Apple Music introduced as “the next chapter in music”

This week at WWDC 2015, Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced Apple Music. This is a service which Apple suggests is the next step in music evolution, moving through the record player, boom boxes, CDs, speakers in the back of cars, and the iPod. Apple is suggesting that this release is as important to the history of music as their magnum opus, the iPod itself. "Today we're announcing Apple Music," said Cook, "the next chapter in music." He then introduced Jimmy Iovine of Beats.

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PIzza Hut HK’s box doubles as a projector case

PIzza Hut HK’s box doubles as a projector case

Pizzas and home video binging, what better partners can there be? Realizing this winning formula, Pizza Hut's Hong Kong branch teamed up with the Ogilvy & Mathers Group, also in Hong Kong, to conjure up the Pizza Hut Blockbuster Set. This particular limited edition box was specifically designed both inside and out to bring your favorite films or TV shows to life by projecting them on any wall, while at the same time safely nested that favorite living room video watching grub of all time.

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Angry Birds LEGO sets to see release alongside movie

Angry Birds LEGO sets to see release alongside movie

If the news that an Angry Birds movie was being made was enough to make you groan, get ready to feel that way all over again. The company behind the bird-flinging property, Rovio Entertainment, has just announced it's partnering with LEGO to release a set of toys next year. The movie, to be distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment, is scheduled to hit theaters in spring 2016, with the Angry Birds LEGO sets hitting shelves around the same time (fan creations are pictured above, not the official sets).

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Ridley Scott’s The Martian: Matt Damon introduces crew in first teaser

Ridley Scott’s The Martian: Matt Damon introduces crew in first teaser

The film adaptation of The Martian will be hitting theaters this fall, directed by Ridley Scott and based on the self-published novel of the same name. The first teaser for the movie was released over the weekend, with star Matt Damon giving viewers a tour of a spacecraft in the form of a fake live stream. We are introduced to the rest of the film's cast, who make up Damon's crew mates, complete with social networking-style comments from would-be stream viewers.

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Sharknado 3: first trailer ahead of July premiere

Sharknado 3: first trailer ahead of July premiere

In mid-March it was confirmed that SyFy’s absurd but oddly lovable Sharknado movie is getting a third installment, which will be premiering on the network next month. A bunch of details were dropped last month, but there was nothing more than a single teaser image, and it was mostly composed of just the "Sharknado 3" logo. Now that the launch is almost upon us, though, we've gotten a look at the movie's first teaser trailer (which, of course, we have after the jump).

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