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‘Wonder Woman’ director Michelle MacLaren abandons movie

‘Wonder Woman’ director Michelle MacLaren abandons movie

The Wonder Woman movie that has been in the pipeline for a while just hit a big stumbling block: director Michelle MacLaren has decided to part ways with the production, with creative differences being cited as the reason. The announcement was made by the studio behind the film, though it didn’t go into any details about what the specific creative differences were. It’s a sad departure, not the least of which being due to Wonder Woman having been set to be MacLaren’s directorial debut.

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Marvel’s Ant-Man: new trailer gives bigger look at tiny hero

Marvel’s Ant-Man: new trailer gives bigger look at tiny hero

Ant-Man, despite its brief moment of rockiness, is an official movie Marvel has in the pipeline, and it is far enough along we've finally been graced with trailers. With the start of January, Marvel teased the movie using tiny video clips intended for, you know, ants. About a week later, Marvel released the upscaled regular human-sized version of that trailer, which gave us a nearly two minute look at the film and what all it offers. Now Marvel is back with an even longer trailer, and it shows so much more.

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Final Cut X, Motion, Compressor apps updated with 3D in mind

Final Cut X, Motion, Compressor apps updated with 3D in mind

Editing film via OS X is dead simple with iMovie, but some need more than Apple’s core software can provide. For that, there’s Final Cut Pro X, Apple’s more robust (and expensive) video editing software. Today, the company is announcing some upgrades to the software, which should make ‘prosumers’ quite happy. With version 10.2, Final Cut Pro X has some flashy new 3D titles, and updates to the Motion and Compressor software make using all three a much richer experience.

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4DX theater chain to add snow, rain, and warm air effects

4DX theater chain to add snow, rain, and warm air effects

Movie theaters today do a pretty good job of getting the audience invested in the film with a huge picture and booming sound systems that let you hear and feel explosions. That's not enough for the company behind the 4DX theaters that bring in other effects to the studio to match the on screen action.

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‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ game to become movie

‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ game to become movie

The horror video game genre has its staples, and in the mobile realm, Five Nights at Freddy's is one of the more popular titles. There are a few iterations of the mobile horror game at this point, and they enjoy a healthy fan base...so much so that Warner Bros. has acquired the film rights for the game, and it's not merely a preemptive grab hinting at a future possibility. There are already production plans for the theatrical adaption in place.

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Confirmed: Disney is making a third TRON film

Confirmed: Disney is making a third TRON film

If you’re of a certain age, you were lucky enough to have been influenced by TRON, and later TRON: Legacy, as they arrived in theaters. Though the first two were nearly 30 years separated from one another, a new report confirms the wait for a third installment won’t take as long. Several sources are confirming Disney is moving forward with a third installment in the franchise, tentatively titled TRON 3 (because what else would you call it right now?). There are working titles floating around, too, which may hint at the film’s plot-line.

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‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ movie to arrive in early 2016

‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ movie to arrive in early 2016

A handful of years ago, a rehashed version of "Pride and Prejudice" was released called Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and as you'd expect given the title, it incorporates the undead into the storyline. The book was released back in 2009, and fans have been pushing for a movie edition. With zombies (again) enjoying the popular spotlight, it is no surprise that now seems like as good a time as any, and news of an official movie in the pipeline has surfaced. The flick will be hitting theaters in early 2016.

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Sony secures rights to Robotech for live-action feature film

Sony secures rights to Robotech for live-action feature film

Anime fans should be thrilled to hear that Sony has picked up the movie rights to the popular anime series Robotech. Robotech has been around for decades and back in the 80s the cartoon was popular enough to have toys available here in the US based on it. Sony hopes to move into production with a feature film based on the anime series quickly.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron second TV spot drops

Avengers: Age of Ultron second TV spot drops

On May 1, Avengers: Age of Ultron will be hitting theaters, and as that time nears Marvel has been dropping a growing number of clips on YouTube and television. The latter of those two has been its focus lately, and if you haven't managed to catch it yet on TV, Marvel dropped a new TV spot today. This is the second one, and as we've come to expect it includes both content we've already seen and some new snippets, just enough to get viewers a little more excited for the theatrical debut.

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Sharknado 3 details unveiled: movie will premiere in July

Sharknado 3 details unveiled: movie will premiere in July

If you're a fan of Syfy's ridiculous Sharknado movies, you've likely known for a while now that a third movie will be arriving some time this year. The network has been relatively quiet about the movie's details, however, until today. NBCUniversal, the network behind it, has announced that the newest Sharknado movie will be called Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, and it'll be arriving on the Syfy channel on July 22 at 9PM. The movie will then debut across the globe elsewhere the next day.

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Furious 7 featurette: Cars drop from a C-130 aircraft

Furious 7 featurette: Cars drop from a C-130 aircraft

We've been waiting long enough. Furious 7 is almost here! Of course, we're going to show it to you here. In the earlier movies, the Fast and Furious crew drove the hottest supercars across America, Toyko, and Europe. Now they're driving souped up cars out of an airplane! In anticipation of the film's release April 3rd, 2015, they released a stunt featurette on YouTube. There isn't any cheesy CGI in this stunt. They actually drop two cars out of a C-130 military transport plane at 12,000 feet.

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‘Rogue One’ revealed as first standalone Star Wars movie

‘Rogue One’ revealed as first standalone Star Wars movie

Disney CEO Bob Iger dropped details on the upcoming Star Wars movies today at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. We've known for a while now that standalone movies were part of the plan, and this morning we learned the title of the first standalone film: 'Rogue One'. Gareth Edwards will be directing this one and Chris Weitz will be writing it, though the idea itself hails from Industrial Light & Magic's John Knoll. The movie is set to premiere next December.

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