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Buzz Lightyear trailer starts the Easter Egg hunt with WALL-E

Buzz Lightyear trailer starts the Easter Egg hunt with WALL-E

If you were waiting for a point at which Chris Evans' Captain America were able to be brought back to life, you might like this movie trailer. The movie is Lightyear - a spin-off of Toy Story, made to show the "origin" of the character Buzz Lightyear*. This is a 3D animation sort of film, directed by Angus MacLane, based on characters by Pete Docter, and it's expected to be released on June 17, 2022. That's according to the latest list of releases from Pixar and Disney, which have been known to change.

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Dune 2 greenlit, as if there were any doubt

Dune 2 greenlit, as if there were any doubt

The first Dune movie released by Legendary and Warner Bros was given the go-ahead for a sequel. The Dune sequel, AKA Dune: Part Two, has an expected theatrical window of October 2023. This should give us just enough time to view the first movie in its entirety.

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William Shatner Blue Origin space flight reaction is a must-see

William Shatner Blue Origin space flight reaction is a must-see

Star Trek actor William Shatner is now the world's oldest man to go to space, courtesy of Blue Origin. Amazon creator Jeff Bezos (owner of Blue Origin) was present to greet the crew of this flight as they landed back in the Texas desert on October 13, 2021.

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Book of Boba Fett release date buries the lede: That armor!

Book of Boba Fett release date buries the lede: That armor!

Today we're taking a slightly closer look at the latest imagery released by Lucasfilm for Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett. We've seen just a bit of Boba Fett at the tail end of Star Wars: The Mandalorian Season 2, including the new version of his ship, repainted armor, and his infamous sawed-off blaster rifle and jet pack. Now, we get to see a bit more.

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Doctor Who legend Russell T Davies will return as showrunner

Doctor Who legend Russell T Davies will return as showrunner

Russell T Davies is set to return to long-running BBC science fiction show Doctor Who, more than a decade after handing over the reins for the hugely popular TV series. It's a huge step by the BBC, which has seen upheaval in its wildly successful show following the revival that Davies is credited with spearheading back in 2005.

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Book of Boba Fett episode titles leaked: Released back home!

Book of Boba Fett episode titles leaked: Released back home!

Today the first season of Book of Boba Fett TV show episodes leaked with some interesting implications. While the first episode in The Book of Boba Fett will be called "The Champion", it'll also have a "Chapter" number, just like The Mandalorian. There's a suggestion here that while The Book of Boba Fett isn't just The Mandalorian Season 3, it is the next part of this Mandalorian-related string of stories.

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Star Wars finally gave my favorite character a (new) backstory

Star Wars finally gave my favorite character a (new) backstory

When we first see Princess Leia in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, she's disguised as a bounty hunter. It's not particularly important to the plot of the movie that we know the origin of the outfit, but Star Wars is deep! Star Wars fans (like myself) want to know everything about every character onscreen, assuming someone's taken the time to give each character a story worth knowing. In this case, it took just over a decade before anyone accepted the task.

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The Matrix Resurrections trailer 1: The first Easter Eggs

The Matrix Resurrections trailer 1: The first Easter Eggs

Today we're taking a peek at the first full trailer for The Matrix Resurrections, or The Matrix 4. This trailer is all about reflections - not just resurrecting the past, but reflecting what's come before. The release date for this trailer is 9/9, and the release date for the movie is 122221, or 12/22/21, December 22nd, 2021. I've had dreams that weren't just dreams. Time to take the Red Pill.

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Book of Boba Fett may also fit between two sets of movies

Book of Boba Fett may also fit between two sets of movies

New details leaked this week about the contents of The Book of Boba Fett. This is a series of episodic productions that'll appear on Disney+ very much like The Mandalorian, starting this December. The Book of Boba Fett started its run at the tail end of the last episode of Season 2 of The Mandalorian with Boba Fett and Fennec Shand blasting their way into the palace that was once run by Jabba the Hutt. This is only the beginning of the bloodshed.

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Cowboy Bebop Netflix live action show preview star is EIN the dog

Cowboy Bebop Netflix live action show preview star is EIN the dog

Did you know Cowboy Bebop has been in production for a significant amount of time at Netflix? There's a show that'll be released in November of 2021. UPDATE: That's November 19, 2021, globally! "See you space cowboy" is the way of things, and Cowboy Bebop is nearly ready to roll! Also, the imagery shown so far is ALL ABOUT EIN. He is the most perfect on-screen dog of all time.**

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Star Wars just brought back human Jabba, again, sort of!

Star Wars just brought back human Jabba, again, sort of!

The latest canonical story action in the Star Wars universe comes courtesy of the Star Wars comic book series from Marvel Comics. In the latest issue (Star Wars #16, 2021, Marvel), we see the very familiar face of a character we only recognize because we've seen a scene cut from the original Star Wars movie. Filmed for Star Wars (now called A New Hope), a scene showed Han Solo meet up with a very human version of Jabba the Hutt.

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Boba Fett’s ship name changed from Slave-1 officially

Boba Fett’s ship name changed from Slave-1 officially

This week the folks at Marvel and Disney and whomever else is in charge of this sort of business made the name change official for Boba Fett's ship. Earlier this year, LEGO detailed a new set of bricks that'd make what they might've earlier called Slave-1. That was the official name for Boba Fett's ship in earlier LEGO sets, and the name of the ship almost anywhere else it was required - books, comics, and so forth. The LEGO set was called Boba Fett's Starship. Now it has a new name.

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