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Dan Aykroyd Will Appear in Ghostbusters Reboot

Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot may include a link to the past. Dan Aykroyd, who played one of the titular specter exterminators in each of Ivan Reitman’s comedies, announced Tuesday on Twitter that he was filming a scene with Kristin Wiig in the new film.

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Marvel’s Agent Carter @ Comic-Con: Black Dahlia Mystery — and New Love Interests — on Season 2 Docket

Love is in the air for Peggy Carter – but it’s not with Captain America. “Peggy has put Steve’s memory sort of to rest, and has a couple new opportunities,” executive producer Michele Fazekas revealed at the Marvel’s Agent Carter Comic-Con panel on Friday.

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First look: Bryan Cranston in ‘SuperMansion’

Move over Heisenberg: Bryan Cranston is finally a superhero! Just not a terribly effective one.

USA TODAY has an exclusive image fromSuperMansion, Crackle’s upcoming 13-episode stop-motion animated comedy series, which will begin streaming this fall.

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‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’: Joss Whedon Says No To Director’s Cut

Marvel Studios may have passed on giving a presentation at San Diego Comic-Con 2015, but that hasn’t stopped fans from speculating about the studios’ promising future. With movies like Captain America: Civil War and Doctor Strange in the near future, and Black Panther and Captain Marvel even further down the road, there’s plenty on the way from Marvel to keep fans excited.

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‘Nosferatu’ Director F.W. Murnau’s Head Reportedly Stolen From Grave

German news outlets are reporting that the head of “Nosferatu” director F.W. Murnau has been stolen from his family plot in a cemetery in Stahnsdorf, Germany. The filmmaker of the early silent vampire movie, recognized as one of the scariest horror movies of all time, died in 1931.

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Jesse Eisenberg says Comic-Con not quite “genocide” bad, still terrible

Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice star Jesse Eisenberg unwittingly wandered into a linguistic minefield yesterday when he compared the experience of attending Comic-Con to “probably some kind of genocide” in an interview. And while the offhand use of the word “genocide” tends to produce some strong reactions, aside from the most fanatical Twitter-shamers most people didn’t take his words literally, because sarcasm is a thing, and also because for anyone who isn’t into being herded like cattle Comic-Con can be awful.

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