Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall is a full-time journalist, professional geek, occasional photographer, indentured servant to incestuous cats, unwilling party host, speedy talker, and obsessive story collector.
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Here’s when (and where) Star Wars: The Force Awakens will have its world premiere

The much-anticipated Star Wars sequel Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, will have its world premiere in Los Angeles on December 14, four days before its wide release in U.S. theaters.
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Update: Straight Outta Compton’s F. Gary Gray confirmed as Furious 8 director

The next installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise will be directed by Straight Outta Compton filmmaker F. Gary Gray, who confirmed the news via Facebook on Thursday after rumors suggested he was a leading contender.
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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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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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The Flash movie has found a director

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter writer Seth Grahame-Smith will reportedly make his directorial debut on Warner Bros. Pictures' upcoming superhero movie The Flash, starring Ezra Miller.
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Take an evening stroll with Jessica Jones in new Netflix teaser

In the new teaser for Marvel's upcoming Jessica Jones series on Netflix, Krysten Ritter's title character takes an evening stroll in Hell's Kitchen that ends with a glimpse of her superpowers.
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Straight Outta Compton director is one of four contenders for Furious 8

The Transporter director Louis Leterrier and Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray are among the four filmmakers reportedly in the running to direct the upcoming Furious 8.
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Ellen Page in talks to star in Flatliners remake

An upcoming remake of Joel Schumacher's 1990 thriller Flatliners will reportedly star Juno actress Ellen Page and be directed by The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo filmmaker Niels Arden Oplev.
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Guillermo Del Toro wants Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams for Pacific Rim 2

After meeting with Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams, Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro says he'd like to see the "remarkable" Williams pilot a giant robot in Pacific Rim 2.
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Box office hits and misses: The Martian goes into orbit with huge opening weekend

Ridley Scott's cosmic castaway movie The Martian had a huge, $55 million opening weekend, and nearly topped the October record set by another sci-fi drama, Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity, back in 2013.
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Vin Diesel wants original Fast and Furious director for Furious 8

The Fast and the Furious director Rob Cohen is one of Vin Diesel's preferred filmmakers to take on Furious 8, the first of three films that will conclude the blockbuster Fast and Furious franchise.