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Doctor Strange Leads a Superpowered Weekend Box Office

At this point, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is basically the Coca-Cola of movies, a license to print money for parent company Disney — but even by those standards, Doctor Strange is a winner. The Sorcerer Supreme, in the capable hands of star Benedict Cumberbatch and director Scott Derrickson, managed about $85 million domestically on its opening weekend, good for the ninth-highest debut of 2016.

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Jaden Smith Reviews ‘Doctor Strange’: “I’m Going to Dedicate the Rest of My Life to Those Practices”

The young actor shared his thoughts on Doctor Strange late Thursday, and he’s taking the movie’s message of studying the mystic arts quite seriously. In fact, he may have ambitions to be the next Sorcerer Supreme, judging by his review.

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Game of Thrones actor Ciaran Hinds cast as Justice League villain

Zack Snyder’s Justice League cast has grown once more, adding Ciaran Hinds – best known for playing Mance Rayder in Game of Thrones – to its already stellar line-up.

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Deadpool 2 Just Lost Another Key Contributor

Deadpool may have been a critical and commercial powerhouse early on in 2016, but its sequel is off to a rough start. Almost two weeks ago, director Tim Miller departed Deadpool 2, reportedly because he had a different vision for the movie than what the movie’s star, Ryan Reynolds, and its writers, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, wanted. The hunt is already underway for a new director, but today brings yet another departure, as composer Junkie XL announced he also won’t return for Deadpool 2.

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