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New Star Wars film will honor fallen fan with special pink R2 unit

A pink R2 unit called R2-KT will appear in the new Star Wars film, donated to the film in memory of Katie Johnson, a young fan who passed away a decade earlier from an inoperable brain tumor.

Disney XD doubles-down on eSports with upcoming Mario Kart 8 special

A televised special featuring Nintendo's Mario Kart 8 will air on Disney XD in December, continuing the network's foray into eSports coverage and following up on a previous Nintendo World Championships event.

Weekly Rewind: Our Holiday gift guide, how to have sex in space, and iPhone 7 rumors

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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DirecTV ramps up for the 4K revolution, slates live broadcasts for ‘early next year’

As 4K Ultra HD TVs find their way into more homes, DirecTV has plans to make 4K content more accessible. The company has confirmed that it plans to launch a live 4K service in early 2016 and is currently testing sports transmissions.
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US Amazon Prime members get first look at the Transparent season 2 premiere today

No more waiting for the Transparent season 2 premiere! Fans in the U.S. will be able to watch the episode on Amazon Prime starting today at 8 pm ET.The full second season will be released on December 11 in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, and…
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Ron Howard to take on The Girl Before after Dan Brown’s Inferno

It never hurts to line up your next project before you finish your current one. With his adaptation of Dan Brown's Inferno still in post-production, director Ron Howard has been tapped to bring another book to the big screen.
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Enterprise or Millennium Falcon? For Neil deGrasse Tyson, the choice is easy

Legendary astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson has weighed in on one of geekdom's longest-running debates, picking the Enterprise over the Millennium Falcon as the best ship in the imaginary sci-fi galaxy.
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Amazon is welcome to launch Instant Video on Apple TV

The Apple TV and Chromecast might have been booted off Amazon's store, but that doesn't mean Amazon's own services will be kept away from Apple TV owners. Amazon has confirmed plans to launch Instant Video on the fourth-gen Apple TV by the…
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Box office hits and misses: Creed goes the distance and Mockingjay survives another week

The next chapter of the Rocky franchise, Creed, enjoyed an impressive opening weekend despite earning less than the final installment of The Hunger Games series and Disney's The Good Dinosaur.
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Could Showtime resurrect Dexter?

David Nevins, head of Showtime, teased fans that there could possibly be a chance to resurrect popular show Dexter, giving viewers hope of some much-needed closure for their favorite vigilante killer.
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Director Alex Proyas, Lionsgate apologize for lack of diversity on Gods of Egypt

Lionsgate and director Alex Proyas have apologized for lack of diversity on the upcoming Gods of Egypt film. The fantasy featuring depictions of ancient Egyptian deities is planned to premiere February 26, 2016 in theaters. 
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Kevin Bacon to dig into his roots in new Tremors TV series

Kevin Bacon will head back to the fictional town of Perfection, Nevada, for a television series based on the 1990 film Tremors, reprising his role as reluctant, creature-hunting hero Valentine McKee.