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Minecraft movie delayed with directorial change

Minecraft movie delayed with directorial change

How can you make a movie out of a game like Minecraft? Better yet, how long will it take to make a movie out of a game like Minecraft? Apparently much longer than originally planned. The full-length film was slated for a May 2019 release but that date is no longer on the table for the very important reason that, with less than a year to go, the film is changing hands with director and co-writer Rob McElhenney dropping out of the production.

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First Aquaman trailer revealed at SDCC

First Aquaman trailer revealed at SDCC

DC superhero Aquaman hasn't been seen since his appearance in last year's Justice League, but he's finally getting his own movie this fall. The film is also the first since Warner Bros. announced a revised approach for its franchise of DC hero film, with less focus on an interconnected universe as Marvel Studios. Director James Wan was at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend to reveal the first trailer, and it looks like Aquaman is doing all it can to avoid the dark and gloomy world of some of the recent DC films.

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See the first Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer from SDCC

See the first Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer from SDCC

Godzilla may not be the usual comic book hero material, but at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend the Warner Bros. panel saw the debut of the first trailer for the latest in the monster film franchise. Titled Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the movie is a sequel to the 2014 reboot of the series, and as the title implies, Godzilla will be facing off against quite a few other monsters this time around.

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Hitman 2 launches later this year with a new co-op game mode

Hitman 2 launches later this year with a new co-op game mode

It was something of a risk to release 2016's Hitman reboot as an episodic game, but between solid reviews and a rather positive reaction from fans, it seems to have paid off. Developer IO Interactive is going to try to recreate that success later this year, today announcing Hitman 2 for a November release. This time around, it'll be serving up the exploits of Agent 47 with the help of a new publisher: Warner Bros Interactive.

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Instagram Music: not what you might think

Instagram Music: not what you might think

New code was discovered this week in the deep depths of Instagram - and it's interesting. The code mentions Music - but not music like we see rolling in Spotify and Tidal and such. Instead, this music in Instagram is closer to what we've seen with YouTube's Open Source Music feature brings. That means the Instagram Stories you're already making could be tricked out, and soon.

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Hulu Animaniacs reboot inbound with Spielberg as executive producer

Hulu Animaniacs reboot inbound with Spielberg as executive producer

Hulu has made a surprise announcement: a new deal that will have it rebooting the popular cartoon Animaniacs with Steven Spielberg returning as the show's executive producer. As well, a new deal has a few classic cartoons, including the original Animaniacs series, launching on Hulu today. Those shows include the full Animaniacs series, as well as the Tiny Toons Adventures collection and Pinky and the Brain.

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite Niantic rumor [UPDATE]

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Niantic rumor [UPDATE]

The folks at Niantic are apparently preparing a new Augmented Reality game for the public. This next game is said to ring in the new year with none other than global phenomenon Harry Potter - in a game that's not entirely unlike Ingress or Pokemon GO. Working with the basic data provided by Ingress and Pokemon GO - a dataset that continues to grow - users will be brought into the wizarding world of Harry Potter like never before - if this all turns out to be true, that is.

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Amazon in talks to develop Lord of the Rings TV adaptation

Amazon in talks to develop Lord of the Rings TV adaptation

If you thought a full trilogy of Lord of the Rings movies, followed by a Hobbit trilogy, was enough page-to-screen adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's universe, you were wrong. Get ready for even more Frodo Baggins. Amazon Studios is reportedly in talks to land the rights to adapt Lord of the Rings into a new TV series, with a goal of replicating the success of HBO's immensely popular Game of Thrones.

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Movies Anywhere is your one stop digital movie shop

Movies Anywhere is your one stop digital movie shop

There are hundreds, no, thousands of movies available almost literally at our fingertips, on smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and more. But these naturally come from different sources via different channels, almost all of which are in competition with one another. Wouldn't it be grand if there was just one place to find and watch them all? That nearly impossible dream has suddenly come true with the new Movies Anywhere platform that brings together five Hollywood studios and four digital retailers under one roof, coexisting in peace and harmony.

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Apple, Warner deal could change the music streaming business again

Apple, Warner deal could change the music streaming business again

It hard to believe that Apple Music is already two years old. At the same time, it’s also hard to imagine that it is only two years old. A lot has happened since then, in the music industry as a whole and specifically the music streaming business and it seems another phase is about to start. Apple and Warner Music Group has reportedly reached an agreement and while that in itself is hardly surprising, the details of the deal could once again shift the balance.

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Apple’s movie streaming plot will make theater chains furious

Apple’s movie streaming plot will make theater chains furious

It isn't exactly a secret that DVD and Blu-Ray sales are hurting, thanks in large part to streaming services like Netflix. To combat this, movie studios have been discussing paid video on demand strategies with companies like Apple and Comcast. What they're planning, though, is bound to leave theater chains furious.

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War got greedy, and fans are furious

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War got greedy, and fans are furious

Warner Bros. and Monolith Productions have done a good job of getting people excited for Middle-Earth: Shadow of War so far, but this weekend, the developer and publisher duo made a pretty big misstep. On Friday, Monolith introduced a loot box system for Shadow of War, and over the weekend, fans have taken to various social media platforms to register their discontent.

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