Movies & TV

DirecTV will take viewers ringside with a new VR app

DirecTV has launched a new app for Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR that will allow boxing fans to watch highlights of past Big Knockout Boxing events as though they are ringside.
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Marvel announces Ant-Man and the Wasp movie in 2018

Marvel Studios will release Ant-Man and the Wasp in 2018, and has announced new release dates for upcoming films Black Panther and Captain Marvel, as well as three new movies in 2020.
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The Dude abodes: Jay Z and Beyonce rent Lebowski mansion

Jay Z and Beyonce have moved out of their first Holmby Hills rental and into another, a 20,000 square foot mansion that just happens to have been portrayed on film as the home of the Big Lebowski.
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Former Twitter CEO to consult on HBO’s Silicon Valley

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has been hired on to consult for the upcoming third season of HBO comedy Silicon Valley, which takes a satirical look at the real world of California's technology hub.
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We now know why Christian Bale and Leonardo DiCaprio passed on Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender wasn't the first actor eyed for the role of Steve Jobs, but both Christian Bale and Leonardo DiCaprio stepped aside after someone close to Jobs asked them not to take part in the film.
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Terminator franchise is ‘re-adjusting’ after Genisys, says studio

After this year's franchise reboot Terminator: Genisys performed poorly at the U.S. box office, the studio is now looking to revise its plans for the Terminator franchise and get a better idea of what fans want to see.
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Naomi Scott will play the Pink Ranger in the upcoming Power Rangers movie

The upcoming, big-screen reboot of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers franchise will feature The Martian and Terra Nova actress Naomi Scott as the Pink Ranger, the role originally played by Amy Jo Johnson.
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Judging by this spoof trailer, the Michael Dell story probably won’t get told

Conan O'Brien has made another of his amusing tech-land spoof videos, this time taking a shot at the hype surrounding the new Steve Jobs movie, by imagining what a Michael Dell movie would be like.
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How much did all those pranks on The Office really cost? Someone figured it out

Thanks to the combined mathematical forces of one redditor and BuzzFeed, it’s estimated that Jim ended up spending somewhere between $7,000 and $10,000 pranking Dwight over the course of nine seasons of The Office.
Home Theater

Move over Sling TV? Amazon may create live TV service to compete against cable

Definitely a streaming service that would have the potential to take a bite out of cable companies, Amazon is considering the possibility of offering a live TV subscription service like Sling TV.
Movies & TV

Brian Grazer teases new Netflix movie with Eddie Murphy

Netflix and Imagine Entertainment are looking to team up for a project with Eddie Murphy. Brian Grazer, co-founder of Imagine, shared the news during an interview Wednesday, calling it a "tour-de-force movie."
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New trailer for BBC’s Sherlock special shows Holmes and Watson in the Victorian era

it's back to Victorian England for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the new trailer for the upcoming special. The episode is expected to air around Christmas, but no air date has yet been announced by BBC or PBS.