Marvel’s [SPOILER] Returns From the Dead

Marvel’s [SPOILER] Returns From the Dead

As has become common in superhero comics, a dead Marvel Comics character has returned to the land of the living. Warning: full spoilers for Invincible Iron Man #600! Cover by Chris Sprouse. (Marvel Comics)James “Rhodey” Rhodes aka War Machine was killed by Thanos at the start of 2016’s Civil War II. Art by Jim Cheung. (Marvel Comics)Continue reading…
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Game of Thrones Star Teases 'Weird' Final Season for Dany

Game of Thrones Star Teases 'Weird' Final Season for Dany

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has shed some light on what it was like filming Daenerys’s last scene, which is apparently quite shocking. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Clarke revealed the character’s final moments messed her up, indicating fans will be surprised by Daenerys’s last moments on screen. “It f—ed me up,” Clarke said. “Knowing that is going to be a lasting flavor in someone’s mouth of what Daenerys is…” Though Clarke did not provide any specific details about the scene or Season 8 in general, she did tease Daenerys will be “doing all this weird s—t” in the show’s final season. “You’ll know what I mean when you see it,” Clarke added. Continue reading…
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Idris Elba Will Star In And Direct Netflix's Hunchback of Notre Dame

Idris Elba Will Star In And Direct Netflix's Hunchback of Notre Dame

Idris Elba will take the titular role in Netflix’s upcoming retelling of Victor Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame. As well as playing Quasimodo, Elba will serve as director for the project and compose the soundtrack for the movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter the new Netflix adaptation is being billed as a “sonic and musical experience.” The classic story follows Notre Dame bell ringer Quasimodo as he falls in love with the gypsy Esmerelda and wars with his adopted guardian Claude Frollo. Disney adapted the story into a musical in 1996 with Tom Hulce and Demi Moore taking the lead roles. The soundtrack was composed by Disney veteran Alan Menken. Continue reading…
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Mary Shelley Review: The Creator of Frankenstein

Mary Shelley Review: The Creator of Frankenstein

Mary Shelley, the film, opens on a shot of young Mary (Elle Fanning), about 16, wearing a thick, variegated, cable-knit sweater, sitting idly on a tombstone, and thumbing through an old volume of ghost stories, spitballing macabre tales in her head. Although the scene takes place in England in 1814, it could easily be, with perhaps only the addition of a Polaroid camera, a scene of a 2018 Brooklyn hipster scratching out her own dark poetry in a Moleskine notebook while on break from her promising tech internship. Mary Shelley’s own aggressively modern sensibility and revolutionary attitudes are, one immediately intuits, still embodied by the powerful young women of the modern age. Thanks to Mary’s legacy, any 18-year-old now has the ability and a greater opportunity to be the most celebrated horror author of all time. Continue reading…
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9 Things We Learned About Battlefield 5

9 Things We Learned About Battlefield 5

Battlefield 5 was official revealed to the world, and while little more than the trailer was shown in terms of the gameplay, longtime series developer DICE went into detail on what to expect when the game launches in October. CHECK OUT THE FULL REVEAL TRAILER BELOW War Stories War Stories return and the mantra is to focus on the “unseen, untold, unplayed” aspects of World War II. They play out as small self-contained narratives inspired by real events. Continue reading…
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Watchmen Series Casts Lead Role

Watchmen Series Casts Lead Role

A number of actors have signed on for the upcoming HBO Watchmen TV series, including Regina King, Don Johnson, and more. According to Variety, King will play the lead lead role, and Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens, and Andrew Howard have also joined the cast, although details on their characters are still a mystery. The series will be directed by The Leftovers’ Nicole Kassell and Damon Lindelof is attached as showrunner. Lindelof announced he has no desire to adapt, recreate, or reboot the original Watchmen storyline. Continue reading…
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The 7 Weirdest Things Han Solo Has Ever Done

The 7 Weirdest Things Han Solo Has Ever Done

We know him best as the lovably cocky flyboy in the Star Wars films, but Han Solo has also had a storied history outside of the movies. Here are seven of the weirdest things he’s ever done – both in the new books, movies, and comics, and in the Expanded Universe: For more on Han’s adventures, read our Solo: A Star Wars Story review. Have any additional things Han’s done that you want to share? Tell us in the comments below! Cassidee is a social editor for IGN. Her favorite Star Wars film is Return of the Jedi, and you can chat with her about it on Twitter.Continue reading…
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Battlefield 5 Release Date and First Detailed Revealed

Battlefield 5 Release Date and First Detailed Revealed

Battlefield 5 will be released for all players on October 19 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. If you opt for the Deluxe Edition, you’ll be able to start playing on October 16, and if you subscribe to EA Access, you’ll be able to hop over a week earlier on October 11. Players that pre-order any edition of the game with the Battlefield V Enlister Offer gain early access to the Open Beta and other in-game benefits including soldier customization options, access to Special Assignments starting at launch week and immediate access to five weapons to use in Battlefield 5. As suspected, the setting for Battlefield 5 will be World War 2, but instead of focusing on the most famous battles from that conflict – Normandy, Berlin, Dunkirk – developer DICE is seeking to focus on the untold stories set in the unexplored corners. One of the stories that was teased focused on a young female resistance fighter trying to save her family in the top of Norway, North of the Arctic Circle. Continue reading…
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Newly Revealed Costumes for Marvel and DC Heroes

Newly Revealed Costumes for Marvel and DC Heroes

A handful of Marvel and DC heroes are getting new costumes in the coming months. We’ve rounded up all the new looks and designs for heroes like Storm, the X-Men Blue team, Catwoman, and more. Check them out: For more from the world of comics, check out our video reacting to Venom’s crazy new origin: Joshua is Senior Editor of IGN Comics. If Pokemon, Green Lantern, or Game of Thrones are frequently used words in your vocabulary, you’ll want to follow him on Twitter @JoshuaYehl and IGN.Continue reading…
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