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Harry Potter spin-off films a go

Harry Potter spin-off films a go

Inspired by a textbook mentioned inside the Harry Potter novel series, "Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them" has been announced by author J.K.Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment to be appearing as a the first in a series of films coming soon (or soonish). This series of movies will begin by focusing on the adventures of the fictitious book's fictitious author: Newt Scamander, and will be neither a prequel nor a sequel to any of the Harry Potter books or movies.

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Target Ticket video service reportedly to launch for consumers soon

Target Ticket video service reportedly to launch for consumers soon

Target has been beta testing a video rental and download service called Target Ticket -- a service similar to Walmart's Vudu and Redbox Instant -- with select individuals, something that will change soon. Reportedly, workers of the franchise have received notification that the service will soon launch for the public, and with it will be the option to buy or rent digital downloads.

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Arrested Development Season 5 tipped (again) for Netflix after movie

Arrested Development Season 5 tipped (again) for Netflix after movie

With the oncoming Arrested Development movie - yes, for real, for the thousandth time - appearing sooner than later, an interview with Rolling Stone had creator Mitch Hurwitz speaking up about Season 5 coming soon after. Though he's still not sure when the movie will be appearing, he is working on it. He also suggests that once the movie is made, there'll be plenty of room for another season of the show on Netflix.

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Bourne may retain Matt Damon: Aaron Cross to stick around too

Bourne may retain Matt Damon: Aaron Cross to stick around too

While Matt Damon has - on more than one occasion - suggested that he's not interested in returning to the Bourne film series, it would appear that this week he may be turning a cheek. Reports from Twitch suggest that Damon is in talks with Universal Studios to bring the Bourne character back to the film series - just so long as the next picture is directed by Paul Greengrass. The films The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) were also directed by Paul Greengrass, if you did not know - those are also the two most successful films of the series thus far.

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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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