2017 Razzie Award Winners Announced

by Spencer Perry

2017 Razzie Award Winners Announced

2017 Razzie Award Winners Announced

The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation has announced the “winners” of the 37th Razzie Awards right before the Oscars take place tomorrow night. Do you agree with what the 2017 Razzie Awards are calling the worst of 2016? Sound off below!

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Dirty Grandpa
Gods of Egypt
Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
Independence Day: Resurgence
Zoolander No. 2

Ben Affleck / Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Gerard Butler / Gods of Egypt & London Has Fallen
Henry Cavill / Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Robert de Niro / Dirty Grandpa
Dinesh D’Souza [as Himself] Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
Ben Stiller / Zoolander No. 2

Megan Fox / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Tyler Perry / BOO! A Madea Halloween
Julia Roberts / Mother’s Day
Becky Turner [as Hillary Clinton] Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
Naomi Watts / Divergent Series: Allegiant & Shut-In
Shailene Woodley / Divergent Series: Allegiant

Julianne Hough / Dirty Grandpa
Kate Hudson / Mother’s Day
Aubrey Plaza / Dirty Grandpa
Jane Seymour / Fifty Shades of Black
Sela Ward / Independence Day: Resurgence
Kristen Wiig / Zoolander No. 2

Nicolas Cage / Snowden
Johnny Depp / Alice Through the Looking Glass
Will Ferrell / Zoolander No. 2
Jesse Eisenberg / Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Jared Leto / Suicide Squad
Owen Wilson / Zoolander No. 2

Ben Affleck & His BFF (Baddest Foe Forever) Henry Cavill / Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Any 2 Egyptian Gods or Mortals / Gods of Egypt
Johnny Depp & His Vomitously Vibrant Costume / Alice Through the Looking Glass
The Entire Cast of Once Respected Actors / Collateral Beauty
Tyler Perry & That Same Old Worn Out Wig / BOO! A Madea Halloween
Ben Stiller and His BFF (Barely Funny Friend) Owen Wilson / Zoolander No. 2

Dinesh D’Souza and Bruce Schooley / Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
Roland Emmerich / Independence Day: Resurgence
Tyler Perry / BOO! A Madea Halloween
Alex Proyas / Gods of Egypt
Zack Snyder / Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Ben Stiller / Zoolander No. 2

Alice Through the Looking Glass
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Dawn of Justice
Fifty Shades of Black
Independence Day: Resurgence
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Zoolander No. 2

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Dirty Grandpa
Gods of Egypt
Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
Independence Day: Resurgence
Suicide Squad


2014 Worst Supporting Actor nominee Mel Gibson, for his Oscar-nominated direction of Hacksaw Ridge

Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya Joins Steve McQueen’s Widows

by Silas Lesnick

Daniel Kaluuya has joined the cast of Widows.

Daniel Kaluuya is the latest addition to the cast of Steve McQueen’s Widows

Starring in this weekend’s Get Out, Daniel Kaluuya has now lined up a new role in the latest from Hunger, Shame and 12 Years a Slave‘s Steve McQueen. McQueen is directing Widows, a heist thriller based on the 2002 British TV miniseries of the same name. He’s also co-writing the screenplay with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn. According to Deadline, Daniel Kaluuya will join a Widows cast that also includes Viola Davis (The Help, Doubt), Michelle Rodriguez (The Fast and the Furious franchise, Avatar) and Broadway star Cynthia Erivo.

RELATED: CS Video – Sit Down with Jordan Peele and His Get Out Cast

Widows tells the story of a heist that winds up killing all four men who organized it. With a lot of money still left on the table, the widows of the original team step in to finish the heist on their own.

McQueen will also produce Widows alongside See-Saw Films’ Iain Canning and Emile Sherman. Film 4 and New Regency are co-financing the film.

You can catch Daniel Kaluuya this weekend in the phenomenally well-reviewed directorial debut of Jordan Peele. The Get Out cast also includes Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men series), Milton “Lil Rel” Howery (The Carmichael Show), Betty Gabriel (The Purge: Election Year), Marcus Henderson (Pete’s Dragon) and Keith Stanfield (Straight Outta Compton). After that, Kaluuya can be seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He’s playing W’Kabi in director Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. It’s filming now and is set to hit the big screen February 16, 2018.

What do you think of the addition of Daniel Kaluuya to the Widows cast? Are you planning on seeing Get Out in theaters this weekend? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

(Photo by Jenny Anderson / WireImage)

‘I’m Done, Too’: Logan is Patrick Stewart’s Last X-Men Movie

by Silas Lesnick

It looks like this is Patrick Stewart's last X-Men movie.

He didn’t know it when he was making it, but Patrick Stewart says Logan is his last X-Men movie

Logan now marks another ending for the Marvel franchise. Although he didn’t know it until recently, star Patrick Stewart has revealed that Logan his last X-Men movie. Speaking alongside costar Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold, Stewart told a Sirius XM Town Hall crowd (via EW) that his time as Professor Charles Xavier has come to an end. The news may be a surprise to some, as Stewart had hinted as recently as last week that he wasn’t necessarily done with the role. In fact, it wasn’t until a recent screening of Logan‘s final cut that Stewart decided on his franchise exit.

RELATED: Watch the Logan Trailer!

“I was so moved by it, much more moved than I had been the first time of seeing it,” Stewart recalls of a Berlin screening left both he and Jackman teary eyed. “…[After the screening,] we were going to be taken up on stage, but not until the credits were over. We had some time to sit there and, as I sat there, I realized there will never be a better, a more perfect, a more sensitive, emotional, and beautiful way of saying au revoir to Charles Xavier than this movie. So, I told [Hugh] that same evening, ‘I’m done too. It’s all over.'”

Set in the near future, the film follows a weary Logan (Jackman) as he cares for an ailing Professor X (Sir Patrick Stewart) in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.

Also starring Dafne Keen, Eriq La Salle, Stephen Merchant, Elise Neal and Elizabeth Rodriguez, Logan is coming to theaters on March 3, 2017. Directed by James Mangold (Walk the Line, The Wolverine) and scripted by David James Kelly, the 20th Century Fox will mark the ninth (and said to be final) time that Jackman has played the Marvel Comics character on the big screen.

What do you think of Logan being the last X-Men movie for Patrick Stewart?

The Full 2017 Oscar Presenters List Revealed!

by Silas Lesnick

Check out the full Oscar presenters list for a full look at which stars will be presenting statues at this Sunday's 89th annual Academy Awards.

Check out the full, finalized list of 2017 Oscar presenters!

Oscar producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presenters, including past winners and nominees, are Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Warren Beatty, Sofia Boutella, Matt Damon, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Fox, Ryan Gosling, Salma Hayek, Taraji P. Henson, Dev Patel, Seth Rogen, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep and Vince Vaughn.

RELATED: Sara Bareilles to Perform During Oscar In Memoriam Segment 

Previously announced Oscar presenters include Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Javier Bardem, Halle Berry, John Cho, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Dornan, Chris Evans, Gael García Bernal, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Dwayne Johnson, Felicity Jones, Brie Larson, Shirley MacLaine, Leslie Mann, Kate McKinnon, Janelle Monáe, David Oyelowo, Mark Rylance, Hailee Steinfeld, Emma Stone, Charlize Theron and Alicia Vikander. Additionally, Sara Bareilles, John Legend, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Auli’i Cravalho, Sting and Justin Timberlake are set to perform.

“No matter who you are or where you live, movies bring us together,” said De Luca and Todd in a previous statement. “Through indelible, fearless performances these extraordinary actors help make it happen. We are thrilled to welcome them to the 89th Oscars stage.”

RELATED: The Full List of Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Which of the Oscar presenters are you most looking forward to seeing take the stage on Sunday? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Expanded CW DC Crossover Event Teased for Next Season

by Silas Lesnick

Are you ready for another DC crossover event? A new DC crossover event is being planned!

Producer Andrew Kreisberg teases an even bigger DC crossover event next season

Big things are in store for The CW‘s small screen DC Comics universe. EW caught up with DC series executive producer Andrew Kreisberg, who teased a major DC crossover that is already being planned for next season! While the recent “Invasion” crossover delivered an unprecedented DC crossover between Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl, the Supergirl episode ended up only featuring a connection in the final moments.

RELATED: Darren Criss Cast as Music Meister for Supergirl/Flash Musical Crossover

“Because we weren’t aware that we were going to switch ‘Supergirl’ from CBS to CW and it was really going to be part of it — that was the one show that didn’t have built-in shut-down days, so all the other ones did,” Kreisberg tells the outlet. “Melissa [Benoist] ended up being heavily in Flash and then in Arrow, so Supergirl was the one we needed to shut down the most and it was the one that we didn’t have any opportunity to. Now that we’ve gotten the early pickup and we’ve started designing the seasons, we’re building in those dark days, and actually more dark days on Supergirl than the other shows, to make it a little easier…  Next year, we’re hoping to do a true four-way crossover.”

The Flash and Supergirl are already set to deliver a much-anticipated musical crossover episode next month that will feature Darren Criss as the Music Meister. As for what will eventually bring all four shows together again, only time will tell. Check back for updates as they become available!

Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Willa Holland as Thea Queen, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak and Paul Blackthorne as Detective Lance.

The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash, Candice Patton as Iris West, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramo, Tom Cavanagh as Dr. Harrison Wells, Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West and Keiynan Lonsdale as Wally West.

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow stars Arthur Darvill as Rip Hunter, Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/The ATOM, Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary, Victor Garber and Franz Drameh as Professor Martin Stein & Jefferson “Jax” Jackson/Firestorm, and Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory/Heat Wave.

Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist in the title role, David Harewood as J’onn J’onzz, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, as Mon-El Chyler Leigh as Alexandra “Alex” Danvers, Jeremy Jordan as Winslow “Winn” Schott, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor and Chris Wood as Mon-El.

What would you like to see happen in an expanded DC crossover? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Starz App March 2017 Movie and TV Titles Announced

by CS

Starz App March 2017 Movie and TV Titles Announced

Starz App March 2017 movie and TV titles announced

The Starz App March 2017 releases have been announced and can be viewed below. The Starz App offers streaming access to current and past Starz Originals, in addition to a huge library of big hit movies and popular to classic TV series. Those who already have Starz in their cable package can access the app through their cable provider. Those who do not, can purchase the Starz App for a streaming subscription of $8.99 a month. A unique feature of the Starz App is its capability to download full movies and shows to watch offline, anytime and anywhere.

Here’s a rundown of new movies and series coming to the service next month. The titles will be available at midnight Eastern Time on the specific dates.


About a Boy (2002)
The Alamo (1960)
American Loser (2007)
Anaconda (1997)
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Annie Hall (1977)
Antitrust (2001)
Conrack (1974)
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
“Death Valley Days” – Episodes 182-272 (1960-1963)
The Devil’s Own (1997)
Diary of a Hitman (1991)
Double Jeopardy (1999)
Earthquake (1974)
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Godzilla Vs. Destroyah (1995)
Godzilla Vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
Godzilla Vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
Godzilla Vs. Megaguirus (2000)
Godzilla Vs. Mothra (1992)
Godzilla Vs. SpaceGodzilla (1994)
Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2004)
Joe and Max (2002)
Johnny Be Good (1988)
“Laramie” – Episodes 51-75 (1961)
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
“The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp” – Episodes 91-135 (1958-1959)
Loch Ness (1996)
The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
Overland Pacific (1955)
Pajama Party (1964)
Pillars of the Sky (1956)
Pollock (2000)
The Redhead and the Cowboy (1950)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
The Son of No One (2011)
“Tales of Wells Fargo” – Episodes 68-101 (1957-1958)
Twelve O’clock High (1949)
“Wagon Train” – Episodes 101-139, 201-209 (1957-1958)
The Wicker Tree (2011)


Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA (2016)


The Company – Episodes 1-3 (2007)
Alpha and Omega (2010)
Baby’s Day Out (1994)
The Cable Guy (1996)
Cadillac Records (2008)
Class (1983)
Friday After Next (2002)
Groundhog Day (1993)
Happily N’ever After (2006)
Happily N’ever After 2: Snow White: Another Bite at the Apple (2009)
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
Jumanji (1995)
Men at Work (1990)
My Blind Brother (2016)
The Scout (1994)
She’s the One (1996)
Soul on Ice: Past, Present and Future (2015)
Stargate (1994)
Streets of Laredo (1949)
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Waking Life (2001)
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)


Bowfinger (1999)
Jaws (1975)
Jaws 2 (1978)
Jaws III (1983)
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)


“Black Sails” (2017) – Episode 406


20 Years of Madness (2015)
Anastasia (1997)
The Babysitter (1995)
The Big Boss (1971)
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
Commando (1985)
Cropsey (2009)
The Devil’s Rejects (2005)
Dr. T and the Women (2000)
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2000)
The Great Sioux Uprising (1953)
Head Games (2012)
Living On One Dollar (2013)
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
Our Little Sister (2016)
Private Parts (1997)
Unsullied (2015)
The Virgin Suicides (2000)
The Wiz (1978)


Blood Father (2016)
Blow (2001)


“Black Sails” (2017) – Episode 407


Seven Pounds (2008)


Autumn in New York (2000)
Billionaire (2009)
The Bitter Buddha: Eddie Pepitone (2012)
Blue (1968)
Dear Mr. Watterson (2013)
Garfield 2: A Tale of Two Kitties (2006)
A Good Woman (2006)
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Hitched (1971)
In Bruges (2008)
One Week (2001)
The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014)
Shattered (2007)
When the Legends Die (1972)


Henry Poole Is Here (2008)
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)


“Black Sails” (2017) – Episode 408


Fired Up (2009)
The International (2009)


Apache Uprising (1965)
Breakheart Pass (1976)
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1993)
Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996)
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)
Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return (1999)
Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001)
Craigslist Joe (2012)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Day Watch (2007)
Dunston Checks In (1996)
Eyewitness (1981)
The First $20 Million is Always the Hardest (2002)
Gun the Man Down (1956)
A Lawless Street (1955)
Phat Girlz (2006)
Played (2006)
Ponyo (2009)
Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
Safe Men (1998)
The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
Stick (1985)
Tales from Earthsea (2010)
Tank Girl (1995)
The Towering Inferno (1974)
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
The Watcher (2000)
Wish Me Away (2012)


“Black Sails” (2017) – Episode 409


“Yu-Gi-Oh!” – Episodes 101-149
Bait (2012)
Delta Farce (2007)
Empire State (2013)
Equity (2016)
Five Fingers (2006)
Fluke (1995)
The Great White Hype (1996)
Imperium (2016)
Jesse James (1939)
Love and a .45 (1994)
Lovely and Amazing (2002)
Mile… Mile & a Half (2013)
The Minus Man (1999)
Nash (2013)
Ride (1998)
Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop His Leg (2016)
Running Scared (1986)
Warlock (1959)

Cress Williams is The CW’s Black Lightning!

by Silas Lesnick

Cress Williams will play Black Lightning!

Cress Williams will lead The CW’s Black Lightning TV series

The latest DC Comics series has found its star. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Cress Williams is set to play Jackson Pierce and his electrifying alter ego on the upcoming The CW series from Greg Berlanti (producer on the network’s Arrow, Flash, Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow) and The Game and Being Mary Jane‘s Mara Brock and Salim Akil.

RELATED: Mayor Oliver Queen Might Get Impeached in Arrow Episode 5.15 Photos

Black Lightning, created by Tony Isabella and Trevor Von Eeden, made his first appearance in 1977’s “Black Lightning” #1. The story follows Jefferson Pierce, a former Olympian, who was secretly born with the ability to create and manipulate electromagnetic fields. Although he had abandoned his hometown in Metropolis’ Suicide Slum after the murder of his father, Pierce returns there with his wife and daughter, taking a job as a high school principal. It is after losing one of his students to the gang violence that threatens the city that Pierce decides to take advantage of his powers. Adopting the identity Black Lightning, he becomes a costumed superhero who goes on to serve as team member of both the Outsiders and the Justice League.

Black Lightning has never before appeared in any live-action DC Comics adaptations. He has appeared in a number of animated projects, however, voiced by the likes of Levar Burton and Blair Underwood. He also made a memorable appearance in a 1992 Saturday Night Live sketch, played by Sinbad. Airing just after the iconic “Death of Superman” hit the stands, the sketch sees Black Lightning attempting to crash Superman’s funeral. You can watch the full sketch on NBC‘s official SNL site.

Cress Williams is no stranger to the small screen having starred on series like E.R., Grey’s Anatomy, Code Black and Hart of Dixie. He can be seen coming up on the big screen in High Top Releasing’s Lowriders.

What do you think of Cress Williams as Black Lightning? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

(Photo by Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)

Exclusive: Simon Kinberg Talks Possibly Directing X-Men: Supernova

by Max Evry

Exclusive: Simon Kinberg Talks Possibly Directing X-Men: Supernova

Exclusive: Simon Kinberg Talks Possibly Directing X-Men: Supernova

It was recently revealed that Simon Kinberg was in talks with 20th Century Fox to write and direct the next X-Men movie, rumored to be titled X-Men: Supernova. Today ComingSoon.net had the chance to sit down for an exclusive chat with Kinberg about him possibly taking the director’s seat, as well as what he felt went wrong on X-Men: Apocalypse.

RELATED: Sophie Turner Confirms New X-Men Movie Begins Shooting This Year

ComingSoon.net: They just announced you as the director of X-Men: Supernova, which is very exciting…

Simon Kinberg: They didn’t announce it, somebody broke a story about it that’s premature, but we have been talking about what the next X-Men movie would be since post-production on the last X-Men movie. We are prepping the film, can’t say much more than that, but we’re excited to get back into telling the story of the mainland X-Men.

CS: If you did, hypothetically, get to direct for the first time, you’ve produced a lot of stuff and you certainly know your way around a set. How would you describe the directorial style you would bring to the movie?

Kinberg: I’ve had the good fortune of working with a lot of good directors, from Bryan Singer to Ridley Scott to Sir Kenneth Branagh, and I’ve also had the opportunity to work with directors that aren’t as good and I learned a lot of lessons from those directors as well. I really like my job, I really like writing and producing movies. If that was my job for the rest of my life I’d be a very lucky man. My directorial style would probably be very similar to my writing and producing style, which is very collaborative.

CS: As far as the previous film, X-Men: Apocalypse, there seems to have been a split, in that the people who love the comic books really appreciated it and the people who are fans of the more grounded movies thought it went a little too far in the comic book direction. What lessons did you learn from Apocalypse?

Kinberg: As the writer of it, I thought when we started the movie and when I wrote the movie that we were telling the story of a family splitting apart and coming back together. In the final movie its in there, but it’s a little buried, and the movie on the surface became about a guy who wanted to destroy the world. The guy that wanted to destroy the world is a superhero movie from 25, 30 years ago. Today’s superhero movies that we love the most –the “Dark Knight” movies, “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the first “Iron Man” movie, those are movies about human beings in relatable circumstances that happen to have super powers. I think “Apocalypse” became more about global stakes than human stakes. That’s the lesson I learned from the movie, that human and personal stakes always trump global stakes. It’s something that Bryan did, if you go back to the first “X-Men” movie, what Magneto’s trying to do is something global in scale, but ultimately it’s about saving Rogue. The movie is about Wolverine and Rogue, a guy who doesn’t want to be connected to anybody and a girl who’s lost. They find each other, and in finding each other they find each other with the X-Men. It was a brilliant way of telling that story. I think with “Apocalypse” we got away from that a little bit. Maybe we all got a little enamored in the possibility of seeing the world get destroyed and do some things in terms of scale and scope that we haven’t done in the X-Men movies. Scale and scope don’t matter. Audiences today know it’s fake, they’ve seen the world blow up a million times in video games and movies.

Kinberg has been involved with the X-Men franchise as a writer and producer since 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand. If he takes the director’s chair on the next X-Men movie, it will mark his feature film directorial debut.

Word of Kinberg’s potential involvement as director arrives on the heels of a report last week wherein X-Men: Apocalypse star Sophie Turner confirmed that she has plans to film the next X-Men movie later this year. Kinberg previously confirmed that the next X-Men movie would jump ahead ten years from Apocalypse, offering a 1990s setting. The X-Men comics saw a commercial boom during the ’90s, following character redesigns by Jim Lee, which went on to be the basis for the fan-favorite animated series.

The rumor is that Supernova will take on the comics’ iconic “Dark Phoenix Saga” wherein Jean Grey, following exposure to radiation, begins to manifest immense cosmic power, ultimately transforming her into a powerful foe. An abbreviated take on the Dark Phoenix was depicted on the big screen in The Last Stand.

This next X-Men movie is being developed in addition to big screen X-Universe projects like Josh Boone‘s New Mutants and Deadpool 2 and 3. The potential for franchise crossover, however, exists between all the films.

Texas Frightmare to Host Suspiria Reunion

by Chris Alexander


Dario Argento, Barbara Magnolfi and Stefania Casini to appear together at Texas Frightmare Weekend to celebrate Suspiria’s 40th anniversary

Dallas Fort Worth’s internationally beloved horror expo Texas Frightmare Weekend  is returning once more on May 5, 6 and 7th at the Hyatt Regency and this year, they have one helluva treat for Italian horror movie fans.

Dario Argento’s surrealist 1977 horror landmark Suspiria turns 40 this year and to celebrate TFW is bringing Argento himself over from Rome along with actresses Barbara Magnolfi and Stefania Casini to make this a Suspiria reunion like no other.

Suspiria saw Argento at his peak, sculpting a stylish supernatural free-fall into blood, murder and femininity that was propelled by the paralyzing music of the band Goblin. The visionary film was an international hit and kick started the wave of strong, ultra-violent Italian horror movies that favored style over narrative coherence that would bleed over well into the 1980s.Often imitated, there still is no other film experience quite like it…though the movie is controversially being remade as we speak.

Texas Frightmare Weekend is presented in association with Blumhouse.com. True to its motto, “The Southwest’s Premier Horror Convention”, their goal is to provide fans with an unrivaled experience by celebrating all aspects of genre films. Texas Frightmare Weekend hosts celebrity appearances, autograph signings, screenings, exclusive parties and horror memorabilia vendors from all over the country. The event is also extremely proud to have featured the rising talents of many Texas “Frightmakers” in screenings, panel discussions and Q & A’s.

In 2012 the event moved to the Hyatt Regency inside the DFW to make room for its growing fan base. The new venue provides 93,000 square feet of event space (compared to the Grapevine Convention Center at 23,500 square feet) and 800 rooms.

To buy advance tickets to the event and to check out the rest of the amazing guest list go to the official TFW site.

The 35 Best Funko Pop Vinyls from Movies

by Max Evry

The 35 Best Funko Pop Vinyls From Movies

The 35 best Funko Pop Vinyls from movies

This past weekend at New York’s Toy Fair, we saw a lot of awesome movie-related items, but the big standout was Funko‘s massive booth featuring hundreds of their adorable Pop Vinyls. Since these adorable little figures seem to be taking over the geek collectable landscape, we thought we’d honor them with a gallery of The 35 Best Funko Pop Vinyls from Movies, which you can flip through below! Our selections include pieces from major franchises like Star Wars and Harry Potter, as well as upcoming items from recent hits like Marvel’s Doctor Strange.

RELATED: Funko Pop Toy Fair Gallery with Wonder Woman, Guardians & More

Founded in 1998 by Mike Becker as a way to make pop culture-related bobbleheads, the company was sold in 2005 and began taking on more licensed projects and eventually got into the Pop Vinyls around 2010. Since then, the Pops have become a mainstay of comic book stores and Hot Topic, as well as subscription boxes like Loot Crate, with many becoming highly collectable as they were discontinued, or “vaulted.”

Which of these movie-related Funko Pop Vinyls is your favorite? Was there a good one we left out that you own? Let us know in the comments below!

It’s Happening Again: Two Twin Peaks Posters Debut!

by Spencer Perry

It's Happening Again: Two Twin Peaks Posters Debut!

Two Twin Peaks posters debut from Showtime

To mark the anniversary of Dale Cooper’s initial arrival in Twin Peaks, Showtime has revealed two posters for the series. You can view the Twin Peaks posters in the gallery below.

Kyle MacLachlan returns to the role of FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper for the new Twin Peaks, which will debut with a two-part premiere on Sunday, May 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on air, on demand and over the internet. Immediately following the premiere, Showtime subscribers will have access to the third and fourth parts, exclusively across the Showtime streaming service, Showtime Anytime and Showtime On Demand.

In its second week, Twin Peaks will air the third and fourth parts back-to-back on Showtime, starting at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by one-part episodes in subsequent weeks.

Directed entirely by David Lynch, the new Showtime 18-part limited event series picks up twenty-five years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. Twin Peaks is written and executive produced by series creators David Lynch and Mark Frost, and is executive produced by Sabrina S. Sutherland.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Season 2 Premiere Announced

by Spencer Perry

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Season 2 Premiere Announced

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Season 2 premiere announced

Marvel Entertainment has announced that Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the action-packed, animated space adventure following the ragtag band of disparate misfits, will debut its second season with a one-hour telecast featuring back-to-back episodes on Saturday, March 11 on Disney XD. Disney XD will also release six shorts following the adventures of the five main characters daily beginning February 27 on the Disney XD app, VOD and Disney XD’s YouTube.

The two episodes are described as follows:

“Stayin’ Alive” (9:00 p.m., EST/PST) – While trying to dispose of Thanos’ asteroid, the Guardians discover it has been taken to a secure facility that belongs to the Avengers.

“Evolution Rock” (9:30 p.m., EST/PST) – The Guardians and the Avengers team up to find out what powerful secrets lie inside Thanos’ asteroid.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Season 2 will follow Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot on a mission to protect Star-Lord’s home planet of Earth, when they cross pass with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers. After an epic battle, the two teams come together to save Earth from an alien mad scientist, The High Evolutionary, but inadvertently unleash an ancient weapon. With every alien baddie in the galaxy after this weapon, the Guardians must unlock its secrets before it destroys them and everything they’ve sworn to protect.

The series stars Will Friedle (Boy Meets World) as the quirky leader Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Trevor Devall (Johnny Test) as the temperamental, tough-talking Rocket Raccoon, Vanessa Marshall (Star Wars Rebels) as the unparalleled warrior Gamora, David Sobolov (Transformers: Prime) as the rough-edged warrior Drax the Destroyer, and Kevin Michael Richardson (The Cleveland Show) as tree-like humanoid Groot.

Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx in New Robin Hood Pictures

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Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx in New Robin Hood Pictures

Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx in new Robin Hood pictures

Filming continues on Lionsgate‘s upcoming Robin Hood movie in Dubrovnik, Croatia and we’ve received more photos from the set via The Dubrovnik Times. You can view the Robin Hood pictures, featuring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx, in the gallery below.

RELATED: Director Otto Bathurst Talks New Robin Hood Movie and Its Social Relevance

The cast for the new Robin Hood includes Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eddie the Eagle) as the title hero, with Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, Ray) as Little John, Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey) as Will Scarlet, Eve Hewson (Bridge of Spies) as Maid Marion, Tim Minchin (Californication) as Friar Tuck, and Paul Anderson (Peaky Blinders, The Revenant) in an undisclosed role.

Described as having a “gritty tone,” the film finds Robin Hood returning from The Crusades to discover a Sherwood Forest rife with corruption and evil. Teaming with a band of outlaws, he takes matters into his own hands to set things right, with very little merry-making along the way.

Bathurst directs from a screenplay by Joby Harold. Robin Hood is produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Basil Iwanyk, Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold. It will arrive in theaters on March 23, 2018.

Mayor Oliver Queen Might Get Impeached in Arrow Episode 5.15 Photos

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Mayor Oliver Queen Might Get Impeached in Arrow Episode 5.15 Photos

Mayor Oliver Queen might get impeached in Arrow Episode 5.15 photos

The CW has released the first batch of photos for next week’s episode of Arrow, and you’re not going to believe this, but Oliver Queen is in all kinds of trouble again, but this time in his regular life. Check them out in the gallery below!

Titled “Fighting Fire with Fire,” episode 5.15 is officially described as follows:

“Oliver (Stephen Amell) faces his biggest challenge yet as mayor. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) continues down her dark path with Helix. After Vigilante attacks Oliver while he’s acting as the mayor, Diggle (David Ramsey) leads the team in a mission to stop Vigilante once and for all.”

Michael Schultz directed the episode which was written by Speed Weed & Ben Sokolowski. “Fighting Fire with Fire” is set to air March 1 on The CW.

Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Willa Holland as Thea Queen, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, John Barrowman as Malcom Merlyn, with Paul Blackthorne as Detective Lance. The series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg and Sarah Schechter.

The Flash Attack on Central City Photos Released

by Spencer Perry

The Flash Attack on Central City Photos Released

The Flash Attack on Central City Photos Released

The CW has released the first photos from next week’s episode of The Flash, as the speedsters try to fend off Gorilla Grodd from attacking the city! Check them out in the gallery below!

Titled “Attack on Central City,” Episode 3.14 of The Flash is set to air February 28 and is described as follows:

“When Grodd (voiced by David Sobolov) and his army of gorillas bring the battle to Earth-1, The Flash (Grant Gustin) and team must find a way to stop them before they destroy Central City. Gypsy (guest star Jessica Camacho) returns to join the fight. Meanwhile, Jesse Quick (guest star Violett Beane) decides she wants to stay with Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) on Earth-1.”

The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash, Candice Patton as Iris West, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramo, Tom Cavanagh as Dr. Harrison Wells and Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West. Season 2 of the series also introduced Keiynan Lonsdale as Wally West and the Earth-2 version of The Flash as played by John Wesley Shipp (who also played Barry’s father, Henry Allen).

Rocket Raccoon Hot Toy from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Revealed

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Rocket Raccoon Hot Toy from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Revealed

Rocket Raccoon Hot Toy from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Revealed

Hot Toys has revealed the first complete set of photos for one of their collectible figures for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 with Rocket! Available in standard and a deluxe version, you can check out the Rocket Raccoon Hot Toy in the gallery below!

Expertly crafted based on the character’s appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the movie-accurate Rocket figure features a finely sculpted head portraying his roaring expression, tailored combat suit, detailed jetpack and weapons, interchangeable hands and feet, a non-articulated miniature Baby Groot that can be placed on his shoulder, and a dynamic figure stand designed with Rocket’s unique stature in mind and ideal for aerial poses.

Special features of the 1/6th scale Rocket Collectible Figure:

– Newly developed roaring expression head sculpt with authentic and detailed likeness of Rocket from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
– Interchangeable head sculpt ***
– Movie-accurate facial expression with detailed fur texture
– Specialized body with over 17 points of articulation
– Approximately 16 cm tall
– Eight (8) interchangeable hands including:
– One (1) pair of relaxed hands
– One (1) pair of fists
– One (1) pair of hands for holding dual pistols
– One (1) pair of hands for holding machine gun ***
– Four (4) interchangeable feet including:
– One (1) pair of feet for standing
– One (1) pair of feet in a walking stance
– Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted

– One (1) navy-blue combat suit
– One (1) utility belt with pouches

– Two (2) pistols of different designs
– One (1) highly detailed heavy machine gun ***

– One (1) jetpack with armored chest plates
– One (1) miniature Baby Groot
– One (1) specially designed dynamic figure stand with movie logo

*** Exclusive to Deluxe Version

Overwatch Wins Game of the Year at the D.I.C.E. Awards

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Overwatch Wins Game of the Year at the D.I.C.E. Awards

Overwatch wins Game of the Year at the D.I.C.E. Awards

Celebrating its 20th year of honoring the industry’s top games, The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), the non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the interactive arts representing its 33,000+ membership base, has announced the recipients of the D.I.C.E. Awards for the best games from 2016. Earning Game of the Year was Overwatch by Blizzard Entertainment (pictured above are Frank Pearce (right) and Jeff Kaplan (left) from Blizzard Entertainment), which challenges players to join the ranks of a legendary force of soldiers, scientists, adventurers and oddities, and clash on the battlefields of a near-future Earth. The awards were unveiled at the annual D.I.C.E. Awards ceremony, held at The Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

The AIAS membership honored games in 24 award categories, including Overwatch and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, which received four awards each. INSIDE won three awards, including the D.I.C.E. Sprite Award, which recognizes a game with limited resources for development and exposure (as compared to AAA titles). Other top honorees were Pokémon GO for Mobile Game of the Year, Steep for Sports Game of the Year, Street Fighter V for Fighting Game of the Year and Dark Souls III for RPG/MMO Game of the Year. Winners for newly -dded awards that recognized achievement and innovation in virtual reality and augmented reality games, included SUPERHOT VR for Immersive Reality Game of the Year and Eagle Flight for Immersive Reality Technical Achievement.

“For the past 20 years, the D.I.C.E. Awards have been bringing together the most talented, innovative and inspiring minds in interactive entertainment to recognize and celebrate the industry’s most outstanding achievements,” said Mike Fischer, president, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. “We’re thrilled to congratulate all of this year’s award winners whose incredible games have amazed and entertained fans worldwide, and are truly an inspiration to us all.”

In addition to the awards for the industry’s best games and creators from the previous year, the D.I.C.E. Awards also honored Todd Howard, Executive Producer and Game Director at Bethesda Game Studios, as the 22nd inductee into the AIAS Hall of Fame, which honors individuals who have been instrumental in the development of highly influential games. Howard was recognized for having created some of the industry’s most successful games by pioneering open-world gameplay, and played a key role in the creative direction and growth of highly-regarded franchises, including The Elder Scrolls and Fallout. Both are known for their experiential approach to world-building and storytelling, and have earning multiple D.I.C.E. Awards throughout the years.

The complete list of winners includes:

Game of the Year
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
Publisher: Playdead
Developer: Playdead

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement
Eagle Flight
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: FunHouse

Immersive Reality Game of the Year
Publisher: SUPERHOT Sp. z o.o.
Developer: SUPERHOT Sp. z o.o.

Mobile Game of the Year
Pokémon GO
Publisher: Niantic Labs
Developer: Niantic Labs

Handheld Game of the Year
Pokémon Sun and Moon
Publisher: The Pokémon Company
Developer: Game Freak

D.I.C.E. Sprite Award
Publisher: Playdead
Developer: Playdead

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
Sid Meier’s Civilization VI
Publisher: 2K Games
Developer: Firaxis Games

Sports Game of the Year
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Ubisoft Annecy

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year
Dark Souls III
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.
Developer: FromSoftware, Inc.

Racing Game of the Year
Forza Horizon 3
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Developer: Playground Games, Turn 10 Studios

Fighting Game of the Year
Street Fighter V
Publisher: Capcom U.S.A., Inc.
Developer: Capcom

Family Game of the Year
Ratchet & Clank
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Insomniac Games

Adventure Game of the Year
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
Developer: Naughty Dog

Action Game of the Year
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Outstanding Technical Achievement
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
Developer: Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Story
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
Developer: Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
Battlefield 1
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: EA Dice

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Developer: id Software

Outstanding Achievement in Character
The Last Guardian – Trico
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
Developer: JAPAN Studio

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Publisher: Playdead
Developer: Playdead

Outstanding Achievement in Animation
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
Developer: Naughty Dog

Since 1996, the D.I.C.E. Awards have recognized outstanding games, individuals and development teams that push the boundaries of technology, creativity and artistic expression in the worldwide interactive entertainment industry. Titles were played and evaluated by members of the Academy’s Peer Panels. The panels are comprised of the game industry’s most experienced and talented professionals. Each panel is responsible for evaluating one award category. D.I.C.E. Awards recipients are determined by a vote of qualified AIAS members. Award voting is confidential, conducted online and supervised and certified by VoteNet Solutions, Inc. The integrity of the system, coupled with a broad-based voting population of AIAS members, makes the D.I.C.E. Awards the most credible, respected and recognized awards for interactive entertainment software.

See the Stars at the Beauty and the Beast London Gala Screening

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See the Stars at the Beauty and the Beast London Gala Screening

See the stars at the Beauty and the Beast London gala screening

The cast and filmmakers from Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast, including Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Emma Thompson, Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, director Bill Condon and composer Alan Menken, continued their way through Europe and attended a gala screening of the film in London this evening. You can view photos from the Beauty and the Beast London event below!

Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast movie is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Oscar winner Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle’s eccentric, but lovable father; and Josh Gad as Lefou, Gaston’s long-suffering aide-de-camp. The film also features Ewan McGregor as Lumière, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Stanley Tucci as Cadenza, Audra McDonald as Garderobe, and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts.

Directed by Oscar winner Bill Condon based on the 1991 animated film, Beauty and the Beast is produced by Mandeville Films’ David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman with eight-time Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, who won two Academy Awards (Best Original Score and Best Song) for the 1991 animated film, providing the score, which will include new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Howard Ashman, as well as several new songs written by Menken and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice.

Beauty and the Beast will be released in theaters on March 17.

Three Dark Crowns: 20th Century Fox Plans Fantasy Adaptation

by Silas Lesnick

Get ready for a Three Dark Crowns movie!

20th Century Fox is developing a Three Dark Crowns movie

A feature film based on author Kendare Blake‘s Three Dark Crowns is in the works, reports Variety. According to the trade, 20th Century Fox has picked up the feature film rights to the 2016 novel as well as its three planned sequels. The property is being developed through Shawn Levy‘s 21 Laps. The banner is currently best known for producing the hit Netflix series Stranger Things as well as Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival. The sci-fi hit is currently nominated for eight Academy Awards.

Published last September by HarperTeen, Three Dark Crowns is officially described as follows:

Three dark queens
are born in a glen,
sweet little triplets
will never be friends

Three dark sisters
all fair to be seen,
two to devour
and one to be Queen

Every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is said to have the ability to bloom the reddest rose and control the fiercest of lions.

But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose…it’s life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins. The last queen standing gets the crown.

The second book in the series, One Dark Throne, will be released this September.

How do you feel about a Three Dark Crowns movie? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Tomorrow and Tomorrow: Captain Fantastic’s Matt Ross to Direct

by Silas Lesnick

Captain Fantastic's Matt Ross is set to direct the science fiction thriller Tomorrow and Tomorrow, based on the 2014 novel by Tom Sweterlitsch.

Captain Fantastic’s Matt Ross is set to direct the sci-fi thriller Tomorrow and Tomorrow

Matt Ross, the actor-turned-director who recently helmed the acclaimed Captain Fantastic, has lined up a new project in the science fiction thriller Tomorrow and Tomorrow. Based on the original novel by Tom Sweterlitsch, Tomorrow and Tomorrow was found by Entertainment 360, who then brought it to producer Mark Gordon at The Mark Gordon Company. From there, the two took the project to TriStar, where it sold in a competitive auction.

First published in 2014 by Penguin Books, Tomorrow and Tomorrow is officially described as follows:

Pittsburgh is John Dominic Blaxton’s home even though the city has been uninhabitable ruin and ash for the past decade. The Pittsburgh Dominic lives in is the Archive, an immersive virtual reconstruction of the city’s buildings, parks, and landmarks, as well as the people who once lived there. Including Dominic’s wife and unborn child.

When he’s not reliving every recorded moment with his wife in an endless cycle of desperation and despair, Dominic investigates mysterious deaths preserved in the Archive before Pittsburgh’s destruction. His latest cold case is the apparent murder of a woman whose every appearance is deliberately being deleted from the Archive.

Obsessed with uncovering this woman’s identity and what happened to her, Dominic follows a trail from the virtual world into reality. But finding the truth buried deep within an illusion means risking his sanity and his very existence…

“The triumph of ‘Captain Fantastic’ is that it is at once funny, emotional and thought provoking,” says TriStar President Hannah Minghella. “It’s this ability to explore a thematic idea in a way that is both intelligent and entertaining that makes Matt such an exciting director for Tomorrow and Tomorrow. As a futuristic crime thriller, the book uses the near future to reflect on timely questions about our world today and how virtual reality impacts actual reality. It’s Matt’s interest in exploring the complex intersection of technology with morality and love that makes his vision for Tomorrow and Tomorrow especially compelling.”

“‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow’ is prescient, it posits a world not so dissimilar from today,” says Ross, “A direction we are all clearly headed. where technology has altered the ways in which we interact with each other and the world around us. I hope to examine, following the book’s lead, the degree to which our lives are enhanced, and deeply compromised, by the technology that is already an inseparable part of our daily existence. Lynette and I couldn’t be more excited to collaborate with Hannah to translate this book into the complex and relevant film we all believe it can be.”

In addition to both writing and directing Captain Fantastic (currently nominated for an Academy Award), Ross is a regular on HBO’s Silicon Valley, playing the antagonistic Gavin Belsom.

(Photo Credit: Getty Images)