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  • Reebok releases Ellen Ripley's 'Aliens' space kicks, but only in men's sizes

    Reebok releases Ellen Ripley's 'Aliens' space kicks, but only in men's sizes

    The Alien Stomper from Reebok. (Reebok) To the delight of "Aliens" fans everywhere, sneaker company Reebok has released an exact replica of the futuristic space shoes worn by iconic action star and feminist screen hero Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney Weaver). Unfortunately they were only sold...

  • Felix's family takes the forefront in the new season of 'Orphan Black'

    Felix's family takes the forefront in the new season of 'Orphan Black'

    As a show about clones and mysterious corporate scientific experiments, BBC America’s "Orphan Black" explicitly confronts questions about biology, agency and consent. But at its core, the series has also always been about family. This season, that theme is at the forefront. The latest episode of...

  • First look at Rita Repulsa's radical makeover for the 'Power Rangers' reboot

    First look at Rita Repulsa's radical makeover for the 'Power Rangers' reboot

    Rita Repulsa has done some serious morphin'. Lionsgate's "Power Rangers" reboot won't hit theaters for nearly a year, but fans of the 1990s Saturday-morning TV staple can now catch an early glimpse of Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa -- and if they do, they'll see the evil humanoid witch has been...

  • Rebecca Sugar announces 'Steven Universe' children's book

    Rebecca Sugar announces 'Steven Universe' children's book

    The "Steven Universe" episode "The Answer" is a gift that keeps on giving. Series creator Rebecca Sugar has announced that a children's book based on the episode will be released this year.  One of the Cartoon Network show's biggest revelations was when Garnet, the leader of the Crystal Gems, was...

  • 'Jurassic World' sequel finds a director in J.A. Bayona

    'Jurassic World' sequel finds a director in J.A. Bayona

    Universal Pictures announced Monday that Spanish filmmaker J.A. Bayona will direct the sequel to last summer's box-office behemoth "Jurassic World." Bayona, whose credits include the 2007 supernatural horror film "The Orphanage" and the 2012 tsunami drama "The Impossible," will step into the franchise...

  • Tatiana Maslany on going back to the beginning of the clone club in the new season of 'Orphan Black'

    Tatiana Maslany on going back to the beginning of the clone club in the new season of 'Orphan Black'

    Tonight BBC America's "Orphan Black" returns with a new season, and after last year's horrifying cliffhanger and murderous rampage we had plenty of questions for the woman who plays (almost) every character in the clone club, Tatiana Maslany.  Warning, clone spoilers ahead.   By the fourth season...

  • 'Rick and Morty' comic book series taps Kyle Starks as new writer

    'Rick and Morty' comic book series taps Kyle Starks as new writer

    Fans in need of a "Rick and Morty" fix are in luck. While they might still have a bit of a wait until they can see how the Season 2 cliffhanger is resolved, the pair’s adventures are still going strong in the comic book series from Oni Press.  And now the comic book series is getting a new writer. ...

  • James Cameron goes big, promises to make four 'Avatar' sequels starting in 2018

    James Cameron goes big, promises to make four 'Avatar' sequels starting in 2018

    Just when the CinemaCon crowd thought Fox had showed off its entire slate, chairman Jim Gianopulos said he had one more surprise in store. He wanted to introduce an "up-and-coming filmmaker," he said, someone whose work “has tremendous potential, and we hope to continue working with him as he develops...

  • First look at Scarlett Johansson as the cyborg from 'Ghost in the Shell'

    First look at Scarlett Johansson as the cyborg from 'Ghost in the Shell'

    Production is underway on “Ghost in the Shell,” Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures announced Thursday, releasing a first look at Scarlett Johansson (“Lucy,” “The Avengers”) as cyborg Major Kusanagi. Directed by Rupert Sanders (“Snow White and the Huntsman,” “Van Helsing”), the film has...

  • Benedict Cumberbatch to star in 'The Grinch Who Stole Christmas' reboot

    Benedict Cumberbatch to star in 'The Grinch Who Stole Christmas' reboot

    Universal Pictures devoted at least half of its two-hour presentation this Wednesday at the Las Vegas CinemaCon convention to its animation slate, putting a large emphasis on the profitable "Despicable Me" franchise and hanging its hopes on a"Grinch" reboot.  The biggest news? Benedict Cumberbatch,...

  • 'For the Love of Spock' documentary remembers Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek'

    'For the Love of Spock' documentary remembers Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek'

    A little over a year ago, Leonard Nimoy, the actor known for his iconic “Star Trek” role as Spock, died. His son Adam committed at the time to making a documentary to chronicle his father's impact. Ahead of the debut of the film, “For the Love of Spock,” on Saturday at the Tribeca Film Festival,...

  • San Diego Comic-Con will stream Hall H panels, but not live

    San Diego Comic-Con will stream Hall H panels, but not live

    When Comic-Con International and Lionsgate announced last year the creation of a streaming video service called Comic-Con HQ, fans of the San Diego convention hoped the news would mean live access to some of the event's most exclusive panels. On Tuesday, fans got an answer: The service will stream...

  • Margot Robbie explains why Harley Quinn is the most manipulative member of the 'Suicide Squad'

    Margot Robbie explains why Harley Quinn is the most manipulative member of the 'Suicide Squad'

    Perhaps one of the most hotly fan-anticipated characters in the DC cinematic universe is Warner Bros.' adaptation of comic book baddie Harley Quinn. And now "Suicide Squad's" Margot Robbie will brandish her giant bat in real life (a prop the actress coincidentally lifted from the set). Created...

  • Sony teases its 'Jump Street' and 'Men in Black' crossover movie -- 'MIB23'

    Sony teases its 'Jump Street' and 'Men in Black' crossover movie -- 'MIB23'

    Does anybody really want another "Men in Black" or "Jump Street"? Sony is hoping audiences might want the two together. The studio teased the picture during its CinemaCon presentation Tuesday and revealed its title: "MIB 23."  FULL COVERAGE: CinemaCon 2016 The stars of "Jump Street," Channing Tatum...

  • 5 highlights from Sony's CinemaCon presentation, from 'Passengers' to 'Spider-Man'

    5 highlights from Sony's CinemaCon presentation, from 'Passengers' to 'Spider-Man'

    “If you’ve got it, flaunt it.” That was the approach Sony Pictures’ chairman Tom Rothman said the studio took this year at CinemaCon, where the company teased well over a dozen films from its upcoming slate. Sony showed off everything from low-budget horror (“Don’t Breathe,” “When The Bough Breaks”)...

  • First trailer for Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' introduces Benedict Cumberbatch, the magic man

    First trailer for Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' introduces Benedict Cumberbatch, the magic man

    Marvel's cinematic universe just got a whole lot spookier, and a bit more magical. The world premiere of his new Marvel movie "Doctor Strange" (directed by longtime horror director Scott Derrickson) is loaded with lots of mystical charm with a serious twist.  The footage premiered on "Jimmy Kimmel...

  • Original 'Star Wars' trilogy will be rereleased in theaters in a rare movie roadshow

    Original 'Star Wars' trilogy will be rereleased in theaters in a rare movie roadshow

    "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" may have brought in a whole new generation of moviegoers to that galaxy far, far away, but the original trilogy still holds sway as the most popular parts of the series, and the Alamo Drafthouse plans to bring it back to the masses with its “Return of the Trilogy”...

  • 'Suicide Squad' director addresses reshoot rumors

    'Suicide Squad' director addresses reshoot rumors

    Just hours after a new trailer for "Suicide Squad" debuted on the MTV Movie Awards, the film's director David Ayer addressed the rumors that Warner Bros. was doing reshoots to add more humor to the picture. He took to Twitter, calling the speculation "silly." "When a studio loves your movie and...

  • 'Suicide Squad' trailer aims for laughs, and the cast goes for gross

    'Suicide Squad' trailer aims for laughs, and the cast goes for gross

    The cast of "Suicide Squad" assembled Sunday on the MTV Movie Awards to present an exclusive clip of the upcoming film. Actors Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto and Cara Delevingne of the villanious comic-book team showed up to tease the much-anticipated picture. And fans at the show couldn't...

  • Middle East Film & Comic Con proves the Force is strong in Dubai

    Middle East Film & Comic Con proves the Force is strong in Dubai

    The glitzy boulevards of this Middle Eastern Shangri-La are better known for over-the-top cars and construction projects simmering under the desert sun, but this weekend it was Geek Culture that took center stage. Legions of self-proclaimed nerds, comic-book addicts and manga maniacs descended...

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