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 Actor Christopher Lee dies

British actor Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93, according to multiple media reports. Lee, who starred in films including the Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Dracula, passed away inChelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, on Sunday after being treated for respiratory problems,the Telegraph reported, citing sources close to his family.

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Ant-Man Teaser for 6-Minute IMAX Preview with Jurassic World

This weekend sees the release of Jurassic World on traditional and IMAX screens around the world, and those seeing the film in the larger format will be shown an ironic treat with a 6-minute preview of Marvel Studios’ upcoming film Ant-Man.

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Director James Cameron voices support for Terminator Genisys

It’s no secret that Ars’ own Peter Bright is looking forward to this summer’s Terminator: Genisys, but the film has another self-professed fan: none other than Terminator franchise creator James Cameron. In a short video interview posted to Yahoo yesterday, Cameron unequivocally voices his support for the film after having watched a prerelease screening. As pointed out in the Yahoo piece, Cameron has admitted that he’s not a fan of the third and fourth Terminator movies, saying that they failed to live up to the potential set by the first two.

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J.K. Rowling Reveals That an American Wizarding School Exists

Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling has unveiled a surprising revelation on Twitter. When fans made inquiries about the name and location of a United States-based wizarding school, Rowling confirmed that such an institution does exist.

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Han DID shoot first: Copy of original Star Wars script unearthed in Canada confirms fan belief that Han Solo shot Greedo in cold blood

A copy of an original Star Wars script has been unearthed at a Canadian university and to the delight of legions of fans, it appears to confirm that ‘Han shot first.’ Canadian broadcaster CBC reported a librarian at the University Of New Brunswick found the blue-bound script dated March 15, 1976, buried in the library’s science fiction archives. Thumbing through its pages, Kristian Brown told CBC it clearly reveals what went down at the Mos Eisley cantina in the hotly-debated confrontation between Han Solo and bounty hunter Greedo. ‘Based on the script, I can tell you 100%, Han shot first,’ Brown told CBC.

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Jon Bernthal Cast as Frank Castle in the Netflix Original Series ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’

Jon Bernthal (“Wolf of Wall Street,” “The Walking Dead, ” “Fury”) joins the upcoming season of “Marvel’s Daredevil,” streaming only on Netflix in 2016! Bernthal will portray The Punisher, one of Marvel’s most popular characters. He is a vigilante who aims to clean up New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen by any means necessary, no matter how lethal the results.

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Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice News: New Plot Synopsis and photos

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justicearrives in theaters on March 25th, 2016. Considering that it’s been nearly two years since this movie was announced, saying that it’s now less than one year away stillfeels like a cruel trick sometimes. Nevertheless, here we are. The movie that will set the stage for the rest of the DC Superhero Movie Cinematic Universe has a lot of work to do, as it will introduce most (if not all) of the Justice League roster. Here’s how this article works: we’ve got all the newest announcements right up top in this “latest news” section, and then as we go through the piece, more general info and some story-specific spoilers will follow. Read on with care!

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