Mark Ruffalo Promises Hulk Will Be “Hulk-ier” in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’


Avengers: Age of Ultron

Late last week we heard that Jeff Goldblum and Karl Urban would be joining the cast of Thor: Ragnarok, which already included the returning Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Idris Elba, as well as new additions Tessa Thompson and Cate Blanchett.

Mark Ruffalo is also starring in the movie as Hulk, though we still don’t have an official idea about how he and his fellow Avenger Thor might be hooking up. We got a small clue from Marvel head Kevin Feige recently, when he confirmed that Natalie Portman would not be returning for the third installment in the Thor series because “there are only a couple of scenes on Earth in this movie,” with most of the story taking place “in the cosmos.”

Now Ruffalo has provided further hints about the movie, telling Entertainment Tonig...

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7 Actors You Won’t Believe Have Never Won an Oscar


15 Actors You Won't Believe Have Never Won an Oscar

Every year around Oscar time it seems like we always end up falling into the same debate: Who deserves to win best (INSERT CATEGORY) here. There are many actors, directors, writers and others who have been nominated but have never taken home the gold statuette. Now, the reality is that films take a long time for directors to get made and writers take a long time to get a script right. But actors have a better set of odds, because they can make multiple films in any given year.

This isn’t to say that acting is easier than any of the aforementioned jobs. It just means that, if the Academy likes an actor, and they make a lot of films, their chances to gain Oscar gold are that much better. A great case in point is how many times they has been nominated? 19...

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Today in Movie Culture: Vanilla Ice Brings Back “Ninja Rap,” Gillian Anderson as James Bond and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

Movie Premiere Performance of the Day:

Vanilla Ice made an appearance at the premiere of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows to perform “Ninja Rap” from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze(via Geek Tyrant):

Movie Promotion of the Day:

Speaking of TMNT, it takes a big fan to want to stay in this apartment that Paramount turned into a re-creation of the Ninja Turtles’ lair and made available to rent via AirBnB — with free pizza delivery. See more photos at Geekologie.

Movie Franchise Takedown of the Day:

Honest Trailers puts down all the X-Men movies in its half-assed celebration of X-Men: The Animated Series:

Celebrity Tweet of the Day:

Fans want Gillian Anderson to be the new ...

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Box Office Report: Who Is Angrier at the Box Office — the Birds or the Superheroes?


Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releasesbolded):

1. The Angry Birds Movie – $39.0 million ($39.0 million total)

2. Captain America: Civil War – $33.1 million ($347.3 million total)

3. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – $21.7 million ($21.7 million total)

4. The Nice Guys – $11.2 million ($11.2 million total)

5. The Jungle Book – $11.0 million ($327.4 million total)

6. Money Monster – $7.0 million ($27.1 million total)

7. The Darkness – $2.3 million ($8.4 million total)

8. Zootopia – $1.7 million ($334.4 million total)

9. The Huntsman: Winter’s War – $1.1 million ($46.6 million total)

10. Mother’s Day – $1.1 million ($31.2 million total)

The Big Stories

This weekend’s numbers begins a fascinating question about this most important season for Hollywood and its studios: Just h...

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From Dusk Till Dawn Season 3 Brings in the Original Sex Machine


From Dusk Till Dawn Season 3 Brings in the Original Sex Machine

Miramax and El Rey Network announced today four new cast additions to the Albuquerque-based production of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, set to return for a third season later this year. Ana de la Reguera (Jane the Virgin, Narcos) will have a recurring role as Lord Venganza Verdugo, one of the seven remaining culebra Lords whose ancient roots and personal history put them at the center of an epic clash between good and evil. Also joining the cast is Chilean martial arts action star, Marko Zaror (Machete Kills), as Zolo, an Aztec warrior trained in hell, and iconic horror movie maven Tom Savini (Friday the 13th, From Dusk Till Dawn)...

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13 Superhero Movies Perfect for Justin Bieber


13 Superhero Movies Perfect for Justin Bieber

On the back side of the Funky Bunch, we never imagined that Marky Mark would emerge as Mark Wahlberg, top marquee draw and an Oscar nominee. While DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince was a fun and popular pop act of the 80s, no one living through 1988 ever thought, “That Will Smith sure has box office gold written all over him!” Cut to thirty years later, and he too is a multiple Oscar nominee and one of today’s top leading men. While Justin Timberlake hasn’t exactly set the big screen ablaze, he’s become a beloved institution amongst the hipster marketplace, as well as a sought out persona amongst all other demographics who love his comedy on Saturday Night Live, bathe in his music, or applaud his various turns at dramatic acting. He’s the closet thing we have to Frank Sinatra today.


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Avengers: Infinity War Won’t Include Any Marvel TV Characters?


Avengers: Infinity War Won't Include Any Marvel TV Characters?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has grown by leaps and bounds ever since Iron Man kicked things off exactly eight years ago today, back in 2008. The studio now has a number of hit TV shows on both ABC and Netflix, which have featured minor crossovers into the MCU. But thus far, none of the movies have featured any of the characters from TV shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. or Netflix series like Daredevil. Some have speculated that, with the massive two-part adventure Avengers: Infinity War Part I and Avengers: Infinity War – Part II gearing up to start shooting later this year, some of the MCU TV characters will be joining the fight against the Mad Titan, Thanos. But that probably won’t be the case.

Avengers: Infinity War directors, Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, recently shed some light on ...

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Green Lantern Isn’t Coming to The CW Anytime Soon


Green Lantern Isn't Coming to The CW Anytime Soon

Back in March, it was teased that The CW’s new DC Comics TV series Legends of Tomorrow will be introducing a new character from the comics in the Season 1 finale. Just a few weeks later, it was revealed that Suits star Patrick J. Adams has come aboard to play this mysterious character, who was later rumored to be both Booster Gold and Green Lantern. As it turns out, both of those reports were wrong, with the season finale, which aired last night, revealing the actor as DC hero Hourman. Just hours before the finale aired, though, executive producer Marc Guggenheim made it clear that there are no future plans for Green Lantern to appear in the DC TV universe.

Shortly after the Booster Goldrumor surfaced in March, another report claimed Patrick J...

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2016 Oscar Predictions


2016 Oscar Predictions

The end of every year naturally leads into the next, but it also marks the start of a very important time in Hollywood: awards season. The critics have chimed in with their top 10 picks throughout December, and now the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences members will chime in with their picks for the best of the best in 2015. The nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 15, but what’s the fun of just waiting for the Academy to tell us what is right? While we wait for the Oscar nominations to roll in, we have pored over all of this year’s critical darlings, and, through a highly-scientific method (i.e. educated guessing), we’re presenting our predictions for the 88th Annual Academy Award nominations and winners.

Now, even the most esteemed of pundits aren’t usually 100...

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Latest Hot James Bond Rumor: Jamie (‘Fantastic Four’) Bell as 007


Jamie Bell

Who will portray the most famous secret agent in the world in his next adventure? Recentlywe heard a claim that Daniel Craig had decided not to return as James Bond, despite a reported offer of close to $100 million for two more films.

Furthering that idea, according to Deadline, Craig is reportedly finalizing a deal to join Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky, a thriller revolving around criminals who plot a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. That film is expected to start production this fall, with Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane, Channing Tatum, Riley Keough and Katherine Heigl tapped to star.

If Craig is done with the iconic role, who might be ready to step into James Bond’s shoes? Actresses Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) and Priyanka Chopra (Quantico, the upcomingBaywatch) have ...

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