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Wonder Woman 1984 pushed back to Christmas

Warner Bros. has pushed back the release of “Wonder Woman 1984.” As Hollywood continues to make adjustments in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it was announced Friday the theatrical release date of the DC superhero sequel starring Gal Gadot has shifted once again — this time from Oct 2. to Dec. 25. “Patty [Jenkins] is an exceptional filmmaker and with ‘WW84′ she has delivered an incredibly dynamic film that moviegoers of all ages around the world will absolutely love,” said Warner Bros. Pictures Group Chairman Toby Emmerich in a statement. “We’re very proud of the film and look forward to bringing it to audiences for the holidays.”

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Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Release Delayed to 2021


Audiences will have to wait until 2021 to summon “Candyman.” The supernatural slasher film, directed by Nia DaCosta and written by Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld and DaCosta, has pushed back its theatrical release and will now debut on the big screen sometime next year.“Candyman” was supposed to hit theaters on Oct. 16. Universal and MGM, the studios behind the movie, have yet to set a new release date but plan to announce one in the coming weeks.

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Welcome to The Blumhouse

Blumhouse is one of the most exciting names in horror right now. The studio, fronted by Jason Blum, has brought us everything from Paranormal Activity to the new Halloween movie to Get Out. The Blumhouse name gets us excited about a new project, and rightfully so. It’s a name associated with quality and big box office numbers–for projects that cost very little to make. Enter Welcome to the Blumhouse. The new title is a joint effort from Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios. It’s a series of eight films from talented directors and performers. The first four arrive on Amazon this October, and we have our first look in this new teaser trailer.

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Each Episode of Lovecraft Country Now Comes With a Syllabus

Lovecraft Country has as lot of powerful, distinct intersections with Black history, looking at the Black experience in the United States during the time in which it’s set through the lens of horror. It sure would be nice if someone put together a list of resources and reading materials to help you, or, say, your students better understand that history. Well, you are in luck, whether you’re an educator or a curious viewer. Courtesy of Langston League — an education organisation that that creates study materials with distinctly pop-cultural relevance — Lovecraft Country now comes with the annotations, reading suggestions, and information that turn a powerful period piece into a real informational tool. Announced via Twitter, the series of syllabi for Lovecraft County’s episodes is intended to cover every episode of the season, with the first three released today.

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‘Doom Patrol’ Renewed for Season 3 at HBO Max

Get ready for more superhero adventures: “Doom Patrol” has been renewed for a third season on HBO Max. “On behalf of the wonderful cast, writers and crew, we are thrilled and grateful for the opportunity to return to Doom Manor. And we are especially thankful for our partners at Berlanti Productions, Warner Bros. Television, DC Universe and, of course, HBO Max,” said executive producer Jeremy Carver. The live-action drama that first premiered in February 2019, originally was originally developed for and streamed on DC’s online platform, DC Universe. The second season streamed on both DC Universe and HBO Max.

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