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Kung Fury 2 a go: Schwarzenegger, Fassbender, Hasselhoff

Kung Fury 2 a go: Schwarzenegger, Fassbender, Hasselhoff

There's a second Kung Fury movie in the works, and if the first wave of castings is legit - it's about to get wild up in here. This second in what we must assume is a never-ending series of films will feature Eiza Gonzalez and David Sandberg (director and creator of the first film, and original Kung Fury himself).

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Space Invaders movie tipped in the pipeline at New Line Cinema

Space Invaders movie tipped in the pipeline at New Line Cinema

For some reason, New Line has decided to turn the classic 70s arcade game Space Invaders into a movie, according to a new report. The production studio, which is owned by Warner Bros., has reportedly tapped Greg Russo to write a script for the alleged movie, potentially ushering in the latest theatrical release revolving around an old video game.

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MoviePass shuts down mobile app, but says it will return soon

MoviePass shuts down mobile app, but says it will return soon

MoviePass has announced that it will shut down for 'several weeks,' spurring speculation that its demise is imminent. The company says this is just a temporary decision that will 'significantly improve subscriber experience' and that its customers will not be charged during the time period during which the app is unavailable. The outage started yesterday, July 4, at 5AM ET.

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Netflix vows to reduce depictions of smoking in future originals

Netflix vows to reduce depictions of smoking in future originals

On July 2, the Truth Initiative published a report claiming that depictions of smoking in television shows have become 'nearly unavoidable.' The organization called out a number of popular shows that it says are increasingly showing characters smoking and vaping, particularly Netflix originals like Stranger Things. In response, the streaming company has vowed to reduce these depictions in some content.

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Regal Cinemas unlimited movie subscription plan details leak

Regal Cinemas unlimited movie subscription plan details leak

Regal Cinemas is gearing up to launch its own unlimited movie subscription service similar to what was once offered by MoviePass, and a new leak claims it will be officially unveiled by the end of the month. Details on the plan join the report, including the claim that Regal Cinemas will offer three different subscription tiers, each allegedly offering unlimited movie tickets.

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Netflix scores permanent production hub at iconic UK film studio

Netflix scores permanent production hub at iconic UK film studio

Netflix has set up a new UK production hub at the iconic Shepperton Studios, the company confirmed on Wednesday. The new destination joins Netflix's existing production hub in Madrid, Spain, and the one it announced in New York City earlier this year. The move is aimed at increasing the streaming company's UK-based television and movie production work.

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Netflix taps George Clooney for new post-apocalyptic feature film

Netflix taps George Clooney for new post-apocalyptic feature film

As Netflix's reputation grows, so does the number of major stars the company draws in for its original content. Following his work with Hulu on its original Catch-22 series, George Clooney will be working with Netflix on a post-apocalyptic movie. Clooney will both star in and direct the upcoming feature film adaption, according to Netflix.

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Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix, new movie preview on July 6th

Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix, new movie preview on July 6th

Today we're taking a peek at the just-re-released Neon Genesis Evangelion, just re-released and available legally for the first time since the 2005 DVD collection. Netflix first announced their ties with Evangelion in March of 2019, and the series first premiered on Netflix on June 21st, 2019. But why should an average, everyday viewer care about this series from the 1990s?

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Original Jaws restored (it looks a lot better than this, now)

Original Jaws restored (it looks a lot better than this, now)

The Jaws you see at the head of this article was first given to the Academy Museum back in January of 2016. Back then, it was the "only surviving Jaws shark" and it was (and remains) the largest object to enter the Academy's collection thus far. The restoration was made "just in time for the 44th anniversary" of the original Jaws (1975) film directed by Stephen Spielberg.

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Confused religious group asks Netflix to cancel Amazon’s ‘Good Omens’

Confused religious group asks Netflix to cancel Amazon’s ‘Good Omens’

A very confused religious organization is asking Netflix to cancel an Amazon original series. More than 20,000 people signed a petition launched by the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property to cancel Good Omens, and somehow none of those people noticed that it was directed at the wrong streaming service.

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Avengers: Endgame returns to theaters next week with post-credit scenes

Avengers: Endgame returns to theaters next week with post-credit scenes

Doctor Strange may have said that they are at the endgame, but for Marvel Studios that is hardly the case. Although it has almost been two months since the final Avengers film (that we know so far) premiered, it will surprisingly return to the big screen for a short while. Not just for those who haven't seen the film yet but for those willing to pay and sit for three hours again just to catch the new post-credits scenes.

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Netflix original movie ‘Murder Mystery’ sets new viewing record

Netflix original movie ‘Murder Mystery’ sets new viewing record

Netflix has historically kept its viewership data a secret, but it has changed that trend in order to brag about the Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston movie Murder Mystery. The streaming service claims the movie set a new record, at least among Netflix original films, with more than 30,000,000 unique accounts having watched the flick in its first three days.

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