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Doctor Strange 2 is official, but Marvel can’t say when it’ll happen

Doctor Strange 2 is official, but Marvel can’t say when it’ll happen

Marvel fans will be glad to hear the company plans to launch a sequel to its 2016 movie Doctor Strange. The plan was confirmed by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige during a recent interview, but there's a catch: the company can't say at this point when the movie will actually premiere. As well, it looks like fans will have to be patient, as Feige said the movie will come "a number of years" after the first.

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Alamo Drafthouse tests MoviePass alternative with Season Pass

Alamo Drafthouse tests MoviePass alternative with Season Pass

MoviePass has been criticized as an unsustainable threat to cinemas, but it's still here and popularity is high. We've seen a few competitors pop up, none of them quite on MoviePass's level, and now Alamo Drafthouse can be counted among them. The company plans to beta test a season pass that'll grant subscribers access to unlimited movies.

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MoviePass will start charging a fee to see high-demand movies

MoviePass will start charging a fee to see high-demand movies

Brace yourselves, MoviePass customers. The company is about to introduce a big change to the way it works, one that will no doubt upset some subscribers. Starting in July, MoviePass will charge a small fee to see movies that it deems as high-demand, a sort of surge pricing apparently intended to help reduce demand during peak times. The fees will start at $2 and depend on the movie.

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Netflix nabs Eddie Murphy for Dolemite original biopic

Netflix nabs Eddie Murphy for Dolemite original biopic

Netflix has picked up Dolemite Is My Name, a biopic starring Eddie Murphy as as Rudy Ray Moore. Production for the film will start next week, according to a new report, though it isn't clear when the content will premiere on the service. This mark's Murphy's first show in a couple years, though the actor also has a couple other movies currently announced and in pre-production.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt movie tipped as Netflix show ends

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt movie tipped as Netflix show ends

Netflix has decided that the fourth season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will be its last. The season is set to debut in January 2019, but it'll be the last one fans get. We first heard word about the cancellation earlier this month, however we're now hearing the premiere dates for the final episodes. As well, sources claim the company may make a movie based on the show.

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Comcast taps Fandango to sell movie tickets on X1 platform

Comcast taps Fandango to sell movie tickets on X1 platform

Comcast has teamed up with Fandango to bring movie ticket purchasing to the Xfinity X1 platform. According to the service provider, the integration brings both showtimes and tickets to a user's TV, enabling them to watch a movie's trailer, find a theater, and buy tickets using Comcast's system. According to Comcast, this is a first for set-top boxes.

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Avengers: Infinity War: here are the records it smashed

Avengers: Infinity War: here are the records it smashed

It isn't just the Hulk that's busting things up. 2018 is obviously big for Marvel and its filmmaking studio. It hasn't been long since Black Panther not only set records but also stepped up the game in raising awareness through mainstream media. Now Infinity War has finally burst into the scene and, over the weekend, it has already snatched a few top spots. Now if only those could be converted into Infinity Stones.

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Netflix theater purchase may open door to major film awards

Netflix theater purchase may open door to major film awards

Netflix has come a long way since its days of mail-order DVDs. The streaming company is driving original content production, pumping out its own shows and movies that, in many cases, have earned it critical acclaim. The industry has, at times, pushed back against Netflix's evolutionary presence, but it can't slow the company down. Underscoring that reality, Netflix is reportedly looking to buy physical theaters.

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MoviePass Review (2018): Great when it actually works

MoviePass Review (2018): Great when it actually works

For about the cost of a monthly Netflix subscription, MoviePass enables customers to visit a physical movie theater and view one movie every day. That sounds too good to be true, but it's not. Though the company was founded in 2011, it only recently achieved a high level of public visibility, prompting a bunch of people to ask the same questions: is it worth it? Does it actually work? Is there a catch? We've spent the last couple weeks putting the service to the test to find out.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer hints at a heist gone wrong

Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer hints at a heist gone wrong

Like it or not, a solo Solo movie is coming next month. While few will argue that Harrison Ford’s character is one of the franchise’s most iconic, some still debate whether Han Solo is big to get an origin story movie of his own. Regardless, fans will probably gobble every bit of (new) canon info they can get to piece together the pieces of what made Han Solo the colorful, almost enigmatic, swashbuckling rogue he was by the time of Episode IV.

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Netflix nabs Cursed original drama series from Frank Miller

Netflix nabs Cursed original drama series from Frank Miller

Netflix has announced the acquisition of Cursed, a new original series from Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler. The series is a drama based on a book with the name same. Netflix's show will revolve around a teenage heroine character named Nimue, a girl destined to become the Lady of the Lake. The story is a twist on the classic Arthurian legend, according to the streaming company.

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YouTube Red theatrical release plan hints at big strategy shift

YouTube Red theatrical release plan hints at big strategy shift

Upcoming YouTube Red original movie Vulture Club will be released in theaters, according to a new report. The company's original movies and other video content have thus far centered around the YouTube Red product, which is YouTube's subscription service that offers paying customers certain extra features and perks. A theatrical release may hint at a shift in that strategy.

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