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Back to the Future Delorean fully restored for 30th Anniversary

Back to the Future Delorean fully restored for 30th Anniversary

A full museum-quality restoration of the original Delorean time machine is done for the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future. Just one of a barrage of gestures pushed to the public by Universal Pictures this month in celebration and preparation for the anniversary of the film series is this restoration of the time machine itself. While many of the original bits and pieces were gone - either already on display in a real museum somewhere or straight-up stolen - the bulk of the car had been sitting in a lot in Hollywood for decades. Behold the rebuilding of the first classic.

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ movie adds Ron Perlman to cast

‘Fantastic Beasts’ movie adds Ron Perlman to cast

A Harry Potter movie titled "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is in the pipeline, and this week has been ripe with casting news about it. Three new additions to the cast were announced last week, and now another announcement has been made to round out the week: Ron Perlman has joined the roster. Perlman's most notable recent role was in the TV shows Sons of Anarchy.

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Disney confirms release of new Marvel, Pixar movies through 2020

Disney confirms release of new Marvel, Pixar movies through 2020

While we've already known that Disney's purchase of the Star Wars franchise is leading to a new movie every year, starting this fall with The Force Awakens, the mega-studio has also just confirmed that it's going to have its other properties, namely Marvel and Pixar, continually pumping out films as well. Disney has announced the scheduling of more than a handful of new titles from the two studios, with release dates stretching out all the way into 2020.

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Paramount puts up 100+ films YouTube, streaming for free

Paramount puts up 100+ films YouTube, streaming for free

While video streaming is the hot thing these days, not all studios, especially the big ones, are always keen on following the trend. Perhaps more than anything, they fear the likelihood of increased piracy. So when Paramount Pictures makes puts more than a hundred films up on YouTube and makes them available absolutely for free, you might think it's some late/early April Fools' prank. And yet that is exactly what the studio did on its verified The Paramount Vault, giving free access dozens of content on the world's largest video streaming service.

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Harry Potter spinoff movie ‘Fantastic Beasts’ nabs Jon Voight

Harry Potter spinoff movie ‘Fantastic Beasts’ nabs Jon Voight

As Harry Potter fans know, there’s a new movie in the works called “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” a spinoff movie that takes place seven decades before Harry Potter gets his hands on Newt Scamander’s book. The movie, as you may expect, will revolve around Newt Scamander, a magizoologist, and he’ll be played by Eddie Redmayne. The movie won’t be arriving until next year, but ahead of that we’ve gotten some more casting news.

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Oh joy, there’s another 10 years worth of Transformers movies in development

Oh joy, there’s another 10 years worth of Transformers movies in development

The Transformers movies have been a steady disappointment, one after the other, over four titles now, with Age of Extinction reaching a new low. Everyone knows this by now, except, it seems, franchise owners Hasbro. Steven Davis, Hasbro Studios' president, stated over the weekend that there's already ten years of Transformers movies planned. While a fifth entry was already expected, Davis, speaking the Mipcom convention, made specific mentions of a sixth, seventh, and, dear god, an eighth movie.

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Princess Leia ‘slave’ bikini auctioned for $96K

Princess Leia ‘slave’ bikini auctioned for $96K

It's no surprise that an authentic prop or costume from the original Star Wars trilogy sells for a high price during an auction. In the latest case, it was the gold bikini worn by Princess Leia when she was enslaved to Jabba the Hutt in Return of the Jedi, and the lucky bidder won it for $96,000. The costume, which was to be used by actress Carrie Fisher, was sold through the auction house Profiles in History on October 1st.

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Pepsi Perfect from Back to the Future is now a reality

Pepsi Perfect from Back to the Future is now a reality

On the 21st of October, 2015, Marty McFly arrived with Doc Brown to bring us all to the Hill Valley of the future. Today one of the most iconic bits of that future have arrived - Pepsi Perfect. Straight from the actual Pepsi company in collaboration with the folks behind the 30th anniversary of the release of Back to the Future, Pepsi Perfect will be delivered to fans for a an extremely limited time, and online only. Sort of. There are a few other odd places the limited-edition bottles will be tossed out.

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HBO in talks with Zack Snyder over Watchmen TV adaptation

HBO in talks with Zack Snyder over Watchmen TV adaptation

Remember the fairly well-received movie Watchmen? The adaptation of Alan Moore's influential graphic novel, long thought to be impossible to turn into a movie? Well, we might be getting another visit to that superhero universe, and in the much better fitting format of a TV drama. HBO has admitted that it's in early talks with director Zack Snyder, who helmed the 2009 film, about a TV adaptation of Watchmen.

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GRR Martin dashes hope about rumored GoT movie

GRR Martin dashes hope about rumored GoT movie

In recent days, a rumor surfaced stating that a Game of Thrones movie is in the works, and that it would be called -- or, at least, revolve around -- Robert's Rebellion. News of the alleged movie first surfaced through Daily Star, a UK tabloid, which claimed writer George RR Martin had said HBO would make a theatrical film once it finished with its television series.

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Great Scott! Amazon Prime Video snags Back to the Future trilogy

Great Scott! Amazon Prime Video snags Back to the Future trilogy

Amazon has announced that during the month of October, the entire Back to the Future trilogy will be available for streaming on Prime Video. Starting Thursday, Amazon Prime subscribers will have unlimited access to watch Back to the Future Part I, Part II, and Part III, marking the first time the classic trilogy has been streamable in its entirety.

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UK theaters will ramp up anti-piracy patrols for Spectre

UK theaters will ramp up anti-piracy patrols for Spectre

Theaters in the United Kingdom are reportedly gearing up in anticipation of the new 007 movie, but not in the way you may think. Rather than beefing up concessions and janitorial personnel, theaters will be rolling out anti-piracy patrols armed with night vision goggles to search for potential pirates. It is anticipated the new James Bond movie will be one of 2015's biggest hits.

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