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The Walking Dead to show airline zombie attack in stand-alone special

What if an episode of The Walking Dead was set on a passenger airliner before civilization had fallen?

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‘Doctor Strange’ Eyes ‘Hannibal’ Star Mads Mikkelsen to Play Villain

“Hannibal” star Mads Mikkelsen is in early talks to play one of the villains in Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, Variety has learned exclusively. While sources say no offer has been delivered, one is expected shortly. Marvel had no comment on Mikkelsen’s involvement.

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Star Wars: Rogue One’ Releases First Photo; Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk Join Cast

“Star Wars: Rogue One” released the first image of the full cast at Disney’s D23 Expo, confirming the stars as Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk and Riz Ahmed.

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Borderlands is being turned into a blockbuster movie

Every few years, Hollywood takes another chance on video game adaptations. This time, it’s looking at Borderlands. The post-apocalyptic shooter is having its space western world transformed into a movie for Lionsgate, the studio behind the Hunger Gamesfranchise.

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Dwayne Johnson To Headline Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ Movie

Is there any Hollywood superstar who’s busier than Dwayne Johnson right now? “The Rock” is filming the buddy action/comedy Central Intelligence (which costars Kevin Hart) and lending his voice to the Disney Animation title Moana, for release in 2016; he’ll be reprising his role as Agent Hobbs when Fast & Furious 8 begins production in the first half of 2016; and somewhere in between all that, Johnson is going to work on season two of his HBO sports drama/comedy TV series, Ballers.

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‘Star Wars’ Facebook page smacks down sexist comment about female body armor

To update an old saying: Hell hath no fury like a “Star Wars” fan scorned. As if to test that theory, a commenter on the “Star Wars” Facebook account recently posted a message that began with “Not to be sexist …” tempting fate by not only making a sexist statement, but doing it in a venue filled with passionate fans quick to rebuke those who would comment on the “galaxy far, far away” without knowing what they’re talking about.

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‘Blood Brothers’ Movie Cast: Michael B. Jordan In Talks To Join Cast; Plot Based On Comic Book

Michael B. Jordan is said to be in talks to star in yet another comic book movie, this time in the upcoming film adaptation of Dark Horse Comics’ vampire-themed novel “Blood Brothers,” according to a report on Superhero Hype.

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