'Hamilton' Pays Tribute to 'Rent' for Musical's 20th Anniversary

'Hamilton' Pays Tribute to 'Rent' for Musical's 20th Anniversary

The cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit recreated two of ‘Rent’s’ famous songs on Friday.read more
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Monsterpocalypse Movie in Development

Monsterpocalypse Movie in Development

A film adaptation of the Privateer Press board game Monsterpocalypse is in the works, and the director of 2013’s Evil Dead remake, Fede Alvarez, is on board to helm. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a “bidding war” to acquire the rights is currently underway with Sony, Warner Bros., DreamWorks and a reported fourth studio all involved. In addition to directing, Alvarez is penning the script wi…
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The Flash Movie Director Leaves Over 'Creative Differences'

The Flash Movie Director Leaves Over 'Creative Differences'

Warner Bros.’ The Flash film is now short a director. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Seth Grahame-Smith has left the project over “creative differences.” This would have been his directorial debut. THR reports that The Flash movie will keep the script Grahame-Smith wrote off of a treatment by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The directing duo were once considering helming The Flash, but hav…
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Elisabeth Moss's Handmaid's Tale Goes Straight to Series at Hulu

Elisabeth Moss's Handmaid's Tale Goes Straight to Series at Hulu

A television adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has received a straight-to-series order from Hulu. Mad Men actress Elisabeth Moss will star. Atwood will serve as consulting producer, while Bruce Miller will create, executive produce, and write the series. The Handmaid’s Tale will enter production later this year, and premiere on Hulu in 2017. Elisabeth Moss in Mad Men”I am thrille…
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10 Cloverfield Lane Director Taking On Black Mirror

10 Cloverfield Lane Director Taking On Black Mirror

10 Cloverfield Lane’s director will direct an episode of Netflix’s Black Mirror. Deadline reports that Dan Trachtenberg is the latest director to sign on to take charge of an episode, alongside Joe Wright (Atonement) and Jakob Verbruggen (Code 37). The series has also been assembling some notable actors to star, including Bryce Dallas Howard, Malachi Kirby, and Alice Eve. Black Mirror is Netflix’s…
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Jack Ryan: John Krasinski to Star in Amazon Series

Jack Ryan: John Krasinski to Star in Amazon Series

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is going to get the TV treatment. Deadline reports that Amazon grabbed a series commitment for a Jack Ryan show, which will be made through Paramount TV. The intention is it will be picked up straight-to-series — though Deadline notes the project is not greenlit yet. John Krasinski will star in the project, which comes from Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland (who worked togethe…
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Final Fantasy 14, Yo-Kai Watch Crossover Announced

Final Fantasy 14, Yo-Kai Watch Crossover Announced

Square Enix has announced a collaboration that will bring Yo-Kai Watch content to Final Fantasy XIV, and vice versa. As posted by Square Enix assistant director of community Matt Hilton on FFXIV’s official forums, thirteen new Yokai-inspired weapons will come to Final Fantasy XIV (one for each of XIV’s 13 jobs), as well as a new Whisper mount. Yo-Kai Watch-themed minions will also be available to …
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Reynolds' Letter to Deadpool Fan Who Died of Cancer

Reynolds' Letter to Deadpool Fan Who Died of Cancer

Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds recently penned an emotional tribute to thirteen-year-old Deadpool superfan Connor McGrath, who died earlier this week after a three-year battle with cancer. In the letter, posted on Reynolds’ Facebook (via Los Angeles Times), the actor recalled how he came to know Connor, and wrote in length about the kind of person he was. Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Connor be…
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Ratchet and Clank Come to Dead Star on PlayStation 4

Ratchet and Clank Come to Dead Star on PlayStation 4

Ratchet and Clank, Insomniac’s pair of iconic PlayStation mascots, are coming to Dead Star on the PS4. Unlocking the PlayStation-icons in Armature Studio’s MOBA/shooter hybrid is simple, but you have to act quick. Play Dead Star from now until May 2 to unlock Ratchet, and between May 6-9 to unlock Clank. In addition, a pair of add-on packs are also available for Dead Star. The Kurg Ship Expansion …
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