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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Box office hits and misses: Batman V. Superman gets bumped by The Boss

The free-fall of Warner Bros. Pictures' Batman V. Superman continued over the weekend, with Melissa McCarthy's R-rated comedy The Boss knocking the superhero mash-up movie out of the top spot.
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Darkness calls in the Season 3 trailer for Penny Dreadful 2:33

There are dark things afoot in the new trailer for the third season of Penny Dreadful, Showtime's macabre drama featuring a cast of classic horror icons in turn-of-the-century London.
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Cloak and Dagger are the next Marvel superheroes headed to TV

Freeform, the network formerly known as ABC Family, has issued a series order for Cloak and Dagger, a show based on Marvel Comics' tragic superhero duo created by Bill Mantlo and Ed Hannigan.
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Buckle up: Mad Max’s Charlize Theron is racing in to Fast 8

The high-octane Fast and Furious franchise is getting a fuel injection from a big star: Charlize Theron is set to star in Fast 8. The Oscar winner most recently starred in Mad Max:Fury Road.
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From Jyn to Vader, 4 things you should know about the Rogue One trailer 1:57

The first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has a new hero and possibly a familiar villain or two, so here's everything you should know about the upcoming Star Wars spinoff movie set before the 1977 original.
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The mighty Death Star returns in this trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 1:57

Get a front-row seat to the rebellion in the first, official trailer for director Gareth Edwards' Star Wars spinoff film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which was released this week.
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The next season of Sherlock has officially begun filming, says BBC

The fourth season of The BBC's hit series Sherlock has begun filming, according to the network, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman returning as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, respectively.
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A mysterious Star Wars fan built a life-sized AT-ST walker

When an Australian Star Wars fan spotted a life-size replica of an AT-ST walker in someone's backyard, he managed to get a tour of the amazing creation, which actually has working turrets and sound effects.
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The Last Of Us movie is in ‘development hell,’ says writer

The Last Of Us game director and movie screenwriter Neil Druckmann says the planned adaptation of the critically acclaimed survival game has entered "development hell" and its future is uncertain.
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Will Ferrell will star in a true-story North Pole expedition movie

The first official, successful expedition to the North Pole by surface travel will be the focus of an upcoming film starring Will Ferrell as the leader of the unlikely team of middle-aged men who made the journey in 1968.
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Swiss Army Man might be the weirdest farting-corpse movie ever made 1:54

Here's your first look at Swiss Army Man, the black comedy that casts Daniel Radcliffe as a farting dead body and Paul Dano as a suicidal man on a deserted island, courtesy of the film's first official trailer.
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Box office hits and misses: Batman V Superman falls hard while Zootopia cruises

Many pundits predicted an epic fall for the polarizing Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice for its second week in theaters, and the film met low critical expectations with an epic drop-off after its big opening weekend.