New Beetle Species Named After Chewbacca

New Beetle Species Named After Chewbacca

One Star Wars stalwart has just been honored in a very peculiar way. As reported by Discovery News, Trigonopterus chewbacca is a newly discovered species of beetle. The weevil looks very little like its Wookiee namesake, but scientists who identified the creature in New Guinea were reminded of the hairy arm-puller just the same. Trigonopterus chewbacca (image via Discovery News)Continue reading&he…
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The 13 Most Promising New Anime of Spring 2016

The 13 Most Promising New Anime of Spring 2016

From the destruction of civilization to a cute club of motorcycle enthusiasts, this spring anime season has a lot to offer. The following 13 new anime exhibit the potential to be some of the best of the season. Sequels like JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable and Terra Formars Revenge are not eligible for this list as they are not new anime. Continue reading…
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Scorsese in Talks to Direct George Washington Movie

Scorsese in Talks to Direct George Washington Movie

Red Granite Pictures’ upcoming George Washington biopic The General may be directed by Martin Scorsese. According to The Tracking Board, Scorsese is in “early talks” to direct film, taking the place of Noah director Darren Aronofsky, who has since departed the project. Martin Scorsese directed a number of iconic films, including Goodfellas and The Departed.Continue reading…
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Fury Road's Miller Rumored to Direct Green Lantern Corps

Fury Road's Miller Rumored to Direct Green Lantern Corps

Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller is purportedly a candidate to direct Warner Bros.’ Green Lantern Corps. According to Heroic Hollywood , the Oscar-winning director “is being rumored” for the film, which was announced at San Diego Comic-Con in 2015. Green Lantern Corps is expected to debut in 2020, but the character could possibly appear in 2019’s Justice League: Part 2. Not much about the…
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Will Ferrell Drops Out of Reagan Movie

Will Ferrell Drops Out of Reagan Movie

Update: In response to public backlash, Will Ferrell has dropped out the Ronald Reagan movie. According to Variety, the former president’s family and supporters expressed their disapproval over the film’s focus on Reagan’s struggle with dementia during his time in office. Michael Reagan posted the following message on Twitter: #Alzheimers is not a comedy to the 5 million people who are suffering w…
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Shinobi Movie in Development With Scott Pilgrim Producer

Shinobi Movie in Development With Scott Pilgrim Producer

Shinobi is getting a movie adaptation, courtesy of Wanted and Scott Pilgrim producer Marc Platt. The ninja-focused game series is a SEGA property, and Platt is working with the Japanese company and Stories International to bring the franchise to the silver screen. Shinobi debuted in arcades in 1987, and the last game released on Nintendo 3DS in 2011. “We love the Shinobi games and believe that the…
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Sophie Turner Reveals X-Men: Apocalypse Easter Egg

Sophie Turner Reveals X-Men: Apocalypse Easter Egg

Sophie Turner has revealed the existence of Dazzler in the X-Men movie universe. On Twitter today as part of “Flashback Friday,” Turner tweeted out a picture of her character Jean Grey and Cyclops in a record store. Cyclops is holding an album from Dazzler entitled Sounds of Light and Fury.” #FBF that time Cyclops and I went shopping at the mall and found our favorite singer’s album (pre 1989, of …
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White House Correspondents' Dinner: Larry Wilmore's 5 Biggest Targets

White House Correspondents' Dinner: Larry Wilmore's 5 Biggest Targets

‘The Nightly Show’ host took on CNN, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, President Barack Obama and more during his speech. read more
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