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Bryan Fuller Stepping Back From Showrunner Role on ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

Bryan Fuller is stepping back from the showrunner role of CBS’ “Star Trek: Discovery” as he juggles production responsibilities on two other series, Variety has learned exclusively.

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George Lucas Not Involved in ‘Indiana Jones 5’ Story; Writer David Koepp Talks ‘Crystal Skull’

Indiana Jones is undoubtedly one of the most popular film franchises ever made. With Raiders of the Lost Ark, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, and George Lucas crafted an iconic character for the ages, and so when it was announced earlier this year that Indiana Jones 5 is officially in the works, with Ford starring and Spielberg directing, fans were enthused to hear that Indy would be returning for yet another go-around over 30 years after Raiders first hit theaters.

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Petition non-violently asks Quentin Tarantino to direct Deadpool 2

Despite the film becoming the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time, the sequel to irreverent superhero film Deadpool is on unsteady ground at the moment. This past weekend, we reported director Tim Miller had dropped out of the follow-up, supposedly over “amicable” creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds.

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Knight Rider To Get Digital Reboot From Justin Lin And Machinima

Machinima has partnered with YOMYOMF, Justin Lin (Star Trek Beyond) and NBC Universal to produce a digital reboot of the 80’s television series Knight Rider. YOMYOMF and Lin will produce the new digital series that is in active development for a potential 2017 launch date.

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Tokyo Comic-Con Bans Men From Cosplaying As Women Characters

This December, the Tokyo Comic-Con kicks off. The event should be similar to its San Diego counterpart, attracting celebrity guests and hordes of cosplayers. However, at the Tokyo event, there’s a significant difference: Men cannot cosplay in women’s clothing.

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