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Ben Affleck crowned as next Batman

Ben Affleck crowned as next Batman

In a move that has some groaning and others generating facepalm pictures, Warner Bros. has just announced that Ben Affleck is next in line to play Batman, replacing Christian Bale as the current Dark Knight. Others aren't being so pessimistic, not the least of which is Warner Bros. President Greg Silverman, who says Affleck "has the acting chops."

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JJ Abrams “Stranger” trailer teases mix of The Crow and Frankenstein

JJ Abrams “Stranger” trailer teases mix of The Crow and Frankenstein

The production team known as Bad Robot, synonymous with J.J. Abrams works like Star Trek, have just released a trailer that could as easily be for a remake of The Crow as it could be for a new edition of Frankenstein. While it's slightly unlikely that it's either of these - one for one reason and the other for another - there's always that hope that a group like Bad Robot, one responsible for hit after hit, would take on a title that we'd love to see them take a handle on.

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JOBS movie tanks on opening weekend

JOBS movie tanks on opening weekend

The JOBS movie starring Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad has been one of the most anticipated movies over the last several months for tech enthusiasts, but it seems the film didn't fare well with movie-goers and critics alike. The movie only brought in $6.7 million during opening weekend in North America.

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Audi Ender’s Game concept car is a virtual star

Audi Ender’s Game concept car is a virtual star

Judge the future of the car industry by movies, and you'd be forgiven for assuming that only Audi makes it beyond the 21st century, with the German company notching up another product placement deal supplying the upcoming Ender's Game movie with its sleek coupés. The new Audi Fleet Shuttle Quattro, specially designed for the film, is the latest of several one-off cars created for Hollywood, but in a first for Audi is entirely computer generated.

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Ender’s Game trailer wrap-up: a new vision for a sci-fi classic

Ender’s Game trailer wrap-up: a new vision for a sci-fi classic

This week the folks at Summit Entertainment have released what they're calling a "Final Trailer Preview" for the upcoming sci-fi film Ender's Game. This trailer shows many of the key elements involved in telling the Ender's Game story, aiming to entice both those new to this story environment and those that are fans of the original novel. Here Harrison Ford narrates and stars as one of many guides for Ender as the tale of youngsters battling aliens unfolds.

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X-Men: Days of Future Past viral marketing begins with Trask Sentinels

X-Men: Days of Future Past viral marketing begins with Trask Sentinels

Trask Industries never looked better as the marketing push for X-Men: Days of Future Past begin with an ominous look at Sentinels. These robotic beasts are part of several X-Men storylines, here appearing in a 50 years of innovation video that once again pinpoints the timeline for this next bit of action in the Marvel Universe. While one storyline will sit squarely in the present, the other will take place 11 years after X-Men: First Class.

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