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All Nippon Airways brings you the Star Wars theme like you’ve never heard it before

The Star Wars theme song got a unique new arrangement from All Nippon Airways in honor of its May 4 holiday. The ANA version uses unusual instruments.
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7 new photos hint at what’s to come in Game of Thrones season 6, episode 3

HBO has released seven photos from Game of Thrones season 6, episode 3, Oathbreaker. The upcoming episode airs on Sunday, May 8.
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Deskshields make standing desks both functional and decorative

Evodesk has introduced Deskshields, customizable covers for its standing desks. Customers can select vinyl and laminate skins featuring high-def graphics.
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Pinch hitter: Jimmy Kimmel lines up unexpected guest-hosting gig

Jimmy Kimmel is stepping in to help out another ABC TV personality. He'll act as guest co-host for Live! with Kelly Ripa on May 16.
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Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes’ new period drama is coming to the U.S.

Amazon has picked up a new period drama from Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. The series, called, Doctor Thorne, will premiere on May 20.
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Netflix has made a science out of influencing your decisions

Netflix has given users insight into how images engage viewers. The topic was discussed in a blog post by Nick Nelson, global manager of creative services.

Michael Fassbender is in talks for a dark and chilling new role

Michael Fassbender may play a serial killer in the true crime drama Entering Hades from Broad Green Pictures. The actor is reportedly in talks for the role.
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Make fresh tortillas in less than 2 minutes with the Flatev tortilla maker

Flatev has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its pod-based tortilla maker. Using a dough pod, you can have fresh tortillas in less than two minutes.
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Hints drop of plenty more Star Trek to come, on screens big and small

Paramount Pictures has given Star Trek fans yet another positive sign that the reboot film series will get a fourth film, registering Star Trek 4.
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The new X-Men: Apocalypse featurette is a primer on the powerful mutant

20th Century Fox has released a new X-Men: Apocalypse featurette in preparation for the superhero film's May 27 theatrical release.
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What's going on with Game of Thrones' Jon Snow? Kit Harington finally comes clean

Kit Harington opens up about the true fate of his Game of Thrones character, Jon Snow, after a shocking twist in season 6, episode 2, Home.
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Itching for a look at Star Wars: Episode VIII? Director Rian Johnson delivers again

Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson is giving fans a glimpse at the upcoming film through new set photos posted on his Tumblr.
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The star of Star Wars is going to play a bunny rabbit next

The popular classic novel Watership Down is being adapted as a four-part miniseries for BBC One and Netflix. Star Wars' John Boyega is on board.
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Ron Howard and Brian Grazer on board for Nat Geo’s first scripted series, Genius

National Geographic Channel has ordered its first scripted series, Genius. Ron Howard and Brian Grazer are attached to the project.
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Liam Hemsworth seeks revenge on Woody Harrelson in new trailer for The Duel

The first trailer has been released for The Duel, an upcoming Western starring former Hunger Games co-stars Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson.
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Sign of what’s to come: 4 most popular shows for millennials are all on Netflix

New data shows that Netflix is winning with millennials. The 18-24 demo's four favorite fall TV shows were all created by the Internet TV network.
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The NSA gets exposed in first trailer for Oliver Stone’s Snowden

The first trailer has been released for Oliver Stone's Snowden. The biopic stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the well-known whistleblower.
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The Camp Firewood gang will reunite in Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

Netflix wants more of the Camp Firewood gang. The Internet TV network has ordered Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, a sequel series.
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HBO unveils revealing new Game of Thrones season 6 pics ahead of episode 2

With Game of Thrones season 6, episode 2 coming Sunday, HBO has released six new photos, showing a variety of characters. The episode, Home, airs on May 1.
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HBO’s new aftershow delves deep into Game of Thrones — and it’s free for now

Fans will get more of Game of Thrones with HBO's new aftershow, After the Thrones. The first episode is now available online for free.
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Hilarious new Ghostbusters featurette centers on a not-so-bright Chris Hemsworth

A new Ghostbusters featurette gives fans a good, long look at Chris Hemsworth's character, Kevin the receptionist, in all of his ditzy glory.
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You can read J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts screenplay the day after the film opens

With the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them coming to theaters this fall, Pottermore has revealed J.K. Rowling's screenplay will be published.
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Just how big will Captain America: Civil War’s box office debut be?

Captain America: Civil War is opening soon in theaters, and it looks poised to be a smashing box office success, both in the U.S. and internationally.
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Bill Simmons to tackle sports and pop culture, drop first TV F-bomb on HBO in June

Bill Simmons' new HBO series, Any Given Wednesday, is coming this summer. The sports and pop culture talk show premieres June 22.
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Turn your Wi-Fi router into a smart home hub with this USB device

Intraix has launched an Indiegogo campaign for Klug Home, a new USB-powered device that turns your Wi-Fi router into a smart home hub.

Karl Urban gets Judge Dredd fans in a tizzy with sequel tweet to Netflix

Karl Urban is ready to play Judge Dredd again, and he asked Netflix and Amazon on Twitter to bring more Mega-City One stories to fans.
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Want fewer commercials? Saturday Night Live is cutting back on ad time

Saturday Night Live is cutting back on commercials. NBC has revealed that SNL will air 30 percent fewer ads during the upcoming season.
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Game of Thrones season 6 premiere sees record piracy after streaming struggles

The much anticipated Game of Thrones season 6 premiere was met with record HBO Now usage (to the point of reported outages) and piracy.
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Spotify denies breach, but hundreds of users may be dealing with its fallout

Spotify may have recently been breached. Hundreds of user credentials were reportedly posted online, including email addresses, passwords, and more.
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New trailer for Woody Allen's Cafe Society features Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, more

The first trailer is here for the upcoming Woody Allen film for Amazon, Café Society. It stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, and Steve Carell, among others.
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Zilker is a smart irrigation system you hook up to your hose

Zilker has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its smart irrigation device, which controls water use based on weather and other factors.
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HBO unveils 9 more captivating photos from Game of Thrones season 6

HBO has released nine more photos from Game of Thrones season 6. The images come from the premiere episode, The Red Woman, which airs on April 24.
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MTV looks to reignite brand with music and more

MTV has announced plans to focus more on music, as it once did. The network promises more live music and music-inspired programming.
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Robert Downey, Jr.'s Iron Man joins Spider-Man: Homecoming

Marvel's upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming will reunite Tom Holland and Robert Downey, Jr., who appear together in Captain America: Civil War.