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Third Tron movie possibly in the works, Jared Leto considered for lead

Third Tron movie possibly in the works, Jared Leto considered for lead

Back in 2010, the film Tron: Legacy turned out to be a modest hit for Disney. Work on a third movie began in the years that followed, but in 2015 it was revealed that the project had been put on hiatus, with no immediate plans to move forward. However, it seems the time has come for the project to be dusted off, as there's new word that the studio is in talks over a third installment, with Suicide Squad's Jared Leto being considered for the lead role.

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That Guardians of the Galaxy 2 shirt worn by Star Lord: what’s on it?

That Guardians of the Galaxy 2 shirt worn by Star Lord: what’s on it?

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 features a new costume for Star-Lord, aka Peter Quill, aka Chris Pratt. This new costume features a t-shirt with a coded message on it - and you know we can't resist investigating. As such, we've done some decoding, some tearing down of graphic design, and a bit of research figure out what's going on with this cosplay-essential bit of Star-Lord / Guardians of the Galaxy costuming.

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Donnie Darko is heading back to theaters, this time in 4K

Donnie Darko is heading back to theaters, this time in 4K

Cult classic Donnie Darko, first released in 2001, will be heading back to theaters, and this time in glorious 4K resolution. The restored version of the film will hit theaters starting on March 31, appearing in a staggered rollout in select theaters around the nation. Ahead of that release, though, comes a remastered trailer for the movie, giving everyone a glimpse of its quality.

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YouTube TV unveiled: live television with major networks, sports, and DVR

YouTube TV unveiled: live television with major networks, sports, and DVR

We’ve been hearing about it for a while, and now it is officially here: YouTube TV, the service’s own live streaming television service. Here no doubt to take on the likes of PlayStation Vue, DirecTV NOW, Sling TV and similar, YouTube TV gives subscribers access to major networks like ABC, CBS, and FOX, as well as major sports networks, an unlimited cloud DVR, and even six accounts under a single monthly subscription. And, of course, there’s no contract to keep you shackled.

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Patrick Stewart confirms Logan will be his last X-Men film

Patrick Stewart confirms Logan will be his last X-Men film

The new movie Logan is just days away from release, and while X-Men fans have known for some time that this will be the last time actor Hugh Jackman plays iconic hero Wolverine on-screen, it turns out this is also the end for Patrick Stewart's portrayal of Professor X/Charles Xavier. The two actors have been constants in the ongoing X-Men film franchise, appearing in almost every major entry since the first movie X-Men in 2000.

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Robotic, rolling pile of poo used to record intimate wildlife moments

Robotic, rolling pile of poo used to record intimate wildlife moments

A random robot rolling around the wild would be enough to spook anyone, human or animal, but it could also be a great way to catch intimate and candid moments from the animal kingdom. To get that benefit without the side effect of startling animals, PBS is using an unusual contraption as part of its “Spy In The Wild” series — a rolling pile of dung with a robotic camera nestled inside.

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LOVE gives the classic turntable a modern do-over

LOVE gives the classic turntable a modern do-over

If you haven’t been paying attention lately, record players are back in fashion. Almost like retro gaming, the unique audio experiences that can be offered only by a classic medium is luring both the young and the young at heart. But most turntables today are faithful recreations of the turntables of old and nothing more, which is mostly the point. That, however, doesn’t mean there’s no room for some hi-tech innovation. Like this LOVE record player that offers the amenities of modern mobile and audio technologies while promising fidelity to the “soul of vinyl”, including the crackles and pops.

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Netflix tipped in acquisition of Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ movie

Netflix tipped in acquisition of Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ movie

Netflix has picked up Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” movie, according to sources, and is set to finalize a deal that will see it released to its customers around the globe. The movie is a big-budget project, one that costs about $100 million and features Hollywood star Robert De Niro. The revelation, assuming it proves true, is a profound one, as it was originally believed that Paramount Pictures would be the entity behind the movie.

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It’s confirmed: Hellboy 3 is never going to happen, so stop hoping

It’s confirmed: Hellboy 3 is never going to happen, so stop hoping

Hellboy fans have long hoped for a third installment in the movie franchise, but hopes were dashed last October when Ron Perlman revealed that no one was talking about doing the movie anymore, and that nothing was in the pipeline. Now, a few months later, there’s confirmation, but not the kind fans want to hear: the movie is officially never, ever happening, so you can stop hoping now.

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UPS drone launched from truck on delivery route

UPS drone launched from truck on delivery route

The folks at UPS said this week that they'd completed their first test of a drone launched from a truck. Of course this isn't the first time any drone has been launched from a truck, but it is the first time that a UPS drone has launched from a UPS truck with a delivery. This same drone delivered said package and returned to the truck while the driver continued on with their daily route.

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Stephen King, J.J. Abrams making ‘Castle Rock’ series for Hulu

Stephen King, J.J. Abrams making ‘Castle Rock’ series for Hulu

Author Stephen King and filmmaker J.J. Abrams are teaming up once again to create a new Hulu original series called Castle Rock. The anthology will based on the fictional town, set in Maine, where many of King's famous novels have been set. The announcement was revealed on the Twitter account for Bad Robot, Abrams' production company, and pointed towards a brief teaser clip.

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Samsung chief’s arrest, bribery, corruption, scandal, and a horse (Made Easy)

Samsung chief’s arrest, bribery, corruption, scandal, and a horse (Made Easy)

Samsung is involved in an alleged bribery scandal that includes the president of South Korea, $36m in funds, and an equestrian horse. The scandal involves Samsung's de-facto leader Lee Jae-yong (aka Jay Y. Lee), the grandson of the founder of the company*. It also involves South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her suspension from power amid impeachment proceedings - also as a result of bribery schemes involving "dozens of Korean companies".

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