Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall is a full-time journalist, professional geek, proud dad, occasional photographer, indentured servant to incestuous cats, speedy talker, and obsessive story collector.
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Box office hits and misses: ‘Warcraft’ gets spooked by ‘The Conjuring 2’

The horror sequel The Conjuring 2 had an impressive debut in theaters, earning more than $40 million in its opening weekend and beating the big-budget video game adaptation Warcraft.
Gaming

Gjallarhorns, Iron Lords, and Plaguelands: Bungie reveals Destiny’s ‘Rise of Iron’ expansion

Destiny players will be getting all-new weapons, armor, and activities -- including a new co-op raid and strike -- when the upcoming "Rise of Iron" expansion arrives in September, according to Bungie.
Movies & TV

It's a double dose of Jeff Goldblum in this weird Independence Day video

It's a double dose of Jeff Goldblum in a new promotional video for Independence Day: Resurgence featuring the actor having a conversation with the character he plays in the sci-fi franchise.
Movies & TV

The Battlestar Galactica movie has a new writer (and maybe a director, too)

Universal Pictures' planned movie based on the award-winning Battlestar Galactica series has found a new screenwriter in Westworld creator Lisa Joy, and may have found its director, too.
Movies & TV

‘Ali’ will return to theaters this weekend

In honor of the death of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, Will Smith's 2001 biopic of Ali will return to theaters for a brief, limited run over the weekend, according to Sony Pictures.
Gaming

The return of Gjallarhorn: Destiny ‘Rise of Iron’ DLC trailer and details leak

The return of Gjallarhorn is one of several elements confirmed for Destiny's upcoming 'Rise of Iron' expansion as details and the first launch trailer for the DLC arrive online ahead of Bungie's official live-stream event.
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‘Ghostbusters’ get a new ride: Video goes under the hood of the revamped ECTO-1

Paul Feig's Ghostbusters reboot will feature an all-new ECTO-1, and Sony Pictures has released a video featurette that takes an up-close look at the new version of the iconic vehicle and gets under the hood.
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Sacha Baron Cohen tagged to play classic comic-strip hero

An upcoming feature film based on comic-strip hero Mandrake the Magician will star The Brothers Grimsby and Borat actor Sacha Baron Cohen in the title role, with Get Hard's Etan Cohen directing.
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Guess who’s finally appearing in ‘Supergirl’ next season

The second season of the Supergirl series will feature the Man of Steel himself, Superman, when the show premieres on The CW later this year, according to an official announcement by the network.
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Another ’80s classic is getting the remake treatment … with a twist

Splash, the romantic comedy that launched the careers of director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks, will get a remake with a fresh spin on the story, according to producer Brian Grazer.
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How Rhys Darby flew from Conchords to The X-Files, and Netflix’s new Voltron 0:44

This week, Dreamworks Animation introduces Voltron to a new generation in Voltron Legendary Defender, a Netflix It's anseries that combines cutting-edge animation, a refreshed and rebooted origin story, and an impressive cast of…
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Michael Bay reveals Bumblebee’s new look for ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’

Bumblebee's new look has been revealed by Transformers franchise filmmaker Michael Bay, offering a glimpse at how the character will appear in the upcoming sequel Transformers: The Last Knight.