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Movie Review: John Wick

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Our resident geek reviews the new Keanu Reeves action film John Wick. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This is all your fault, Liam Neeson! Are you a Hollywood actor and fifty years of age or older? Then have we a role for you! Hollywood has started a new sub-genre of action films, that of … [Read more...]

Adam McKay Might Still Direct A Marvel Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Edgar Wright vacated the Ant-Man director's chair, Marvel was scrambling to find someone to take his place. The front runner for the chair was Anchorman writer/director Adam McKay, but he was unavailable to take on the film. Ant-Man soon ended up in the hands … [Read more...]

Quicksilver Back For X-Men: Apocalypse; Fox Considering Solo Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most exciting scenes from X-Men: Days of Future Past was the kitchen scene with Quicksilver. Like most action scenes, this was part of the second unit shoot directed by Brian Smrz, who did a fantastic job. Speaking with Newsarama he revealed that he's … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A day after it was announced that the new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer was scheduled to premiere on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., it leaks onto the internet. Marvel, to their credit, instead of sending out a massive amount of cease and desist letters, decided to … [Read more...]

Ray Fisher Surprised Cyborg Is Getting A Solo Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ray Fisher was cast as Cyborg earlier this year for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the upcoming Justice League film. Originally a founding member of the Teen Titans in the comics, he was repurposed to Justice League during the New 52 reboot at DC Comics, … [Read more...]

Rumored Plot Details from The Mummy Reboot

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Shared universes are all the rage these days in Hollywood, ever since Marvel started raking in buckets of money. DC Comics and Warner Bros. are poised to jump on the bandwagon with its Justice League films, while Fox continues to expand it's X-Men franchise which … [Read more...]

Disney Loses John Carter Of Mars Film Rights, Could A Reboot Be On The Way?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) John Carter was supposed to kick off a huge science fiction franchise for Disney, but instead became a huge box office disaster. In fact, it was Disney's biggest bomb, until being outdone by The Lone Ranger the following year. Disney wanted a Star Wars franchise … [Read more...]

UPDATED! Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals Mockingbird Suit, Will Debut Avengers 2 Trailer

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UPDATED: Following the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer announcement, it leaked, and Marvel put it out officially. See it here! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel struggled to bring the quality of their films to the small screen with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the first season. The only … [Read more...]

New Game of Thrones Images Show, Massive Changes From Book! Spoilers!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Game of Thrones has been one massively successful series for HBO, and the talent attached to the series have gotten a lot of recognition in the industry. The first season stuck so close to the source material that many fans were shocked by how seamless it … [Read more...]

James Cameron Talks Past and Future of Terminator at 30th Anniversary

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) James Cameron made his mark in filmmaking with The Terminator thirty years ago, and during its recent anniversary screening, Cameron spoke about making the film and the upcoming sequel/reboot. The original only cost $5.6 million to make, and starred a … [Read more...]

Adam McKay Speaks About Rewriting Ant-Man

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Of all the Marvel properties, Ant-Man is the one with the most curious journey to the big screen. Edgar Wright had been working on the film for almost a decade before production was officially announced. Soon after, he subsequently dropped out, due to creative … [Read more...]

Jason Momoa Speaks About Playing Aquaman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Jason Momoa, best known for his role as Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, recently spoke about being cast as Aquaman at Walker Stalker Con in Atlanta, and finally acknowledged he will indeed show up in Justice League. This has been one of the worst kept secrets for DC … [Read more...]

Jena Malone Cast In Secret Role In Batman V Superman, Is It Female Robin?

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Jena Malone could be playing Batman's daring sidekick. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) As filming continues with one of the most anticipated (but horribly named) films of 2016, we've gotten a slew of new rumors about what we can expect from Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. These are some … [Read more...]

Scarlett Johansson Offered the Lead in Ghost in the Shell

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hollywood's obsession with reboots and remakes of Japanese films continues with Ghost in the Shell. Based on the anime and manga of the same name, the story is set in the future, and revolves around a counter-cyberterrorist law enforcement organization called … [Read more...]

Tom Hardy In Consideration For X-Men: Apocalypse?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's been a flurry of news around casting superheroes. Several names have come up for DC Comics' Suicide Squad, Marvel's Doctor Strange, and now we add X-Men: Apocalypse to that list. One name that has popped up on all three of these shortlists is Tom Hardy who … [Read more...]

Guillermo del Toro Planning for Pacific Rim 2 and Pacific Rim 3

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We here at doddleNEWS love us some kaiju, and especially love Guillermo del Toro's giant monster movie Pacific Rim. While the film was a modest box office success, word on a sequel wasn't quickly coming from the folks over at Legendary Pictures, prompting some to … [Read more...]

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