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Star Wars: The Last Jedi leads 2018 Empire Awards nomin…

Newsdesk Star Wars: The Last Jedi looks set to dominate at the 2018 Empire Awards after scoring nine nominations. The second film in the latest Star Wars trilogy will compete for Best Film, Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design, and Best Visual Effects at the British film awards ceremony, while castmates Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Kelly Marie Tran are up for Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Female Newcomer, respectively, and Rian Johnson is also nominated for Best Director. The Last Jedi’s rivals in the Best FilmRead More


Shazam! Targets Luke Cage Star as the Wizard

Emmy nominated Ron C. Jones is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Shazam! as the Wizard. The This Is Us and Luke Cage actor hasn’t had his name attached to the project before and the announcement has Shazam! fans more than excited. Details on the movie’s plot are currently unclear, though most of the comic book stories follow an orphan child named Billy Batson who is granted the ability to become an adult hero with godlike powers by the ancient Wizard after he shouts Shazam! The Wrap was the first to report that RonRead More


Shazam Looks To Be Adding A This Is Us Star To Play A M…

Ron Cephas Jones being eyed to play The Wizard means Shazam!‘s version of the character is clearly inspired by his New 52 counterpart, who was a native of the Middle Eastern nation of Kahndaq. In the New 52 continuity, The Wizard (whose original name was Mamaragan) was part of a council of beings who controlled magic from the Rock of Eternity, and one of their first actions was punishing the Trinity of Sin, which consisted of Phantom Stranger, The Question and Pandora. However, Black Adam later killed all the otherRead More


Check Out Arrow’s Villains Wreaking Havoc In Star City …

Cayden James appeared to be putting his best Ben Linus-like foot forward in this extended trailer for Arrow‘s near future, and the midseason premiere, “Divided,” will be an action-packed romp. A Diggle-less Oliver Queen looks to put an end to all this violence with the only person he can trust in battle right now, himself. Meanwhile, Curtis, Dinah, and Rene appear to be form their own separate team to stop James, who has taken control of Star City’s infrastructure. Fans will get to see how it all plays out soon,Read More


Last Jedi Director Teases Luke’s Return in Star Wars 9

Have we really seen the last of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars universe? According to The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson, quite possibly not. While he’s not writing or directing Star Wars 9, he teases that J.J. Abrams and Chris Terrio have every opportunity to bring Luke back for the final entry in the new Star Wars trilogy. Warning: spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In the final moments of The Last Jedi, we see Luke die after his confrontation with Kylo Ren. There are plenty ofRead More


Stranger Things Star Finn Wolfhard Joins The Goldfinch

Warner Bros.’ highly-anticipated adaptation of The Goldfinch has picked up another important cast member, with IT and Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard joining the cast. The young actor will portray the younger version of the pivotal Boris character, with the adult version being played by Aneurin Barnard (Dunkirk). Young Boris makes quite an impact on the life of the lead character Theo Decker, although it hasn’t been revealed who will play the young Theo quite yet. In the original Pulitzer Prize winning book by Donna Tartt, the story follows 13-year-oldRead More


One Key Reason Star Wars May Have Decided To Scrap The …

Leland Chee wasn’t part of the Star Wars Story Team at the time that the decision was made to excise the extended universe, but as a member of that team now, he certainly thinks about Star Wars in a way that works for Lucasfilm, so it’s certainly possible that this explanation was at least part of the calculus that went into the decision at the time. It would make sense. Chewbacca is as popular a character as any other member of the original trilogy cast and most people never readRead More


Real Reason Lucasfilm Abandoned the Star Wars Expanded …

A major sticking point for longtime Star Wars fans when Disney purchased Lucasfilm has been the decision for the company to abandon the Expanded Universe in 2014. Nearly everything that wasn’t a theatrically released Star Wars movie was abandoned, save for the Clone Wars animated series. So why did Lucasfilm do it? One man has an explanation for us. Leland Chee is part of the Lucasfilm Story Group, a group tasked with making sure everything in the official Star Wars canon is accurate and lines up. While he didn’t joinRead More


Why Star Wars Should Develop Rey And Kylo Ren’s Romanti…

11 hours ago The Force is strong with the ‘shipping community in Star Wars and thanks to the new movies, fans have access to handfuls of new, charismatic characters to pair together as they see fit. You’ve got your fairly standard Rey X Finn, newer additions like Finn X Rose, and the popular Finn X Poe (Finn apparently has chemistry with everyone), but one specific pairing has always been something a black sheep: Rey X Kylo Ren. Pairing together a hero and a villain is common in the ‘shipping community,Read More


Solo: A Star Wars Story

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has had its time in theaters, and just like how Rogue One arrived after The Force Awakens, now another standalone Star Wars movie is on the way, this time with the story centered on a notorious smuggler. What’s going to happen when we see Han Solo played for the first time by somebody else? At this point, we know several of the pieces that will go into Solo: A Star Wars Story, but we have no idea how those parts will come together into somethingRead More