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Kevin Smith starts crowdfunding for Jay and Silent Bob game: Chronic Blunt Punch! 5:24

Interrabang Entertainment and Kevin Smith have asked fans to help fund a Jay and Silent Bob video game called Chronic Blunt Punch, a 2.5D side-scroller with epic Canadian mall-brawling action.

Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory World Tour extends into 2016

Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory World Tour is continuing. The master of parody has announced that he is extending the tour into 2016, with dozens of new stops added. The first show is on June 3.
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Jean-Claude Van Damme to star in upcoming comedy series on Amazon Prime TV

Jean-Claude Van Damme is back, and he's coming to Amazon. In a slew of firsts, the action hero is making his television debut, and he's foregoing all the major networks for the streaming service.
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Netflix’s first German series is coming in 2017

Netflix has set its first German series for 2017. Called Dark, the show is described as a "family saga with a supernatural twist." It centers on four families after the disappearance of two children.
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Jennifer Lawrence is the highest-paid 2016 Oscar nominee, with $52 million earned in 2015

Whether or not Jennifer Lawrence wins another Oscar at the 2016 Academy Awards, she has been named the highest-paid of this year's nominees. The actress earned $52 million in the qualifying period.
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Spartacus and Daredevil’s showrunner is the new director of Pacific Rim 2

Daredevil and Spartacus showrunner Steven S. DeKnight will make his feature directorial debut on the sequel to Pacific Rim, which is once again moving forward at Universal Pictures.
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Batman V. Superman is going even darker for an R-rated release

Although the theatrical cut of Zack Snyder's Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice will be rated PG-13, Warner Bros. Pictures is reportedly releasing an extra-violent, R-rated edition of the film, too.
Home Theater

Good news for parents: PBS Kids is going 24-hour, available online and via cable

PBS Kids has been available on streaming boxes for some time now, but now it is being overhauled as a full-fledged network, running programming 24 hours a day, available both via streaming and cable.
Virtual Reality

Jaunt and Conde Nast's 'Invisible' will be a VR series with scenes you can explore

Virtual reality company Jaunt and Condé Nast Entertainment will partner with 30 Ninjas production company to make Invisible, the first action-adventure virtual reality series. The six-part series will follow a NYC family with secret super…
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Instagram has a David Bowie miniseries set to premiere soon

Instagram has announced the premiere date of Unbound, an upcoming InstaMiniSeries centering on the music of David Bowie. The late artist allowed Instagram to create visual interpretations of songs from his new album, Blackstar.
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Zach Galifianaksis’ FX comedy series Baskets has been renewed for season 2

FX has renewed the comedy series Baskets for a second season. Starring Zach Galifianakis as twin bothers, the show is midway through its first season, having premiered in January 2016.