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Geek News for February 28th, 2019

Dark Phoenix | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX

DARK PHOENIX, the X-MEN face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain. With Jean spiraling out of control, and hurting the ones she loves most, she begins to unravel the very fabric that holds the X-Men together. Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite — not only to save Jean’s soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponize this force and rule the galaxy.

In Theaters June 7, 2019

Written and Directed by: Simon Kinberg

Topher Grace’s ‘Star Wars’ Trailer Edits All 10 Movies into One Five-Minute Mega Trailer

I’m not sure how many of you were reading Collider seven years ago, but if you were, you might remember I attended a special Star Wars prequel screening hosted by Topher Grace. Unbeknownst to everyone, he had gotten into experimental editing and decided to edit the three prequels into one 85-minute movie that omitted huge chucks of story in favor of action and streamlined the narrative events. Gone were the politics, General Grievous, Jar Jar Binks (except for one shot), the clone army, and about 99% of the first movie. The shocking part was how well it worked. You can read more about the night and movie here.

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A Quiet Place 2: 7 Big News Revelations About The Upcoming Sequel

n April of 2018, Paramount released a little horror movie written and directed by a known comedy actor who had never written or directed a horror film before, starring his wife, and featuring little-to-no dialogue. As strange as it might sound, that film was A Quiet Place, and it went on to become one of the most lucrative and profitable studio releases of 2018. With a killer concept, a strong script, some stellar performances, and all-around solid direction from John Krasinski, the film made a killing at the box office and earned the praise of critics.

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Our New Candyman Is Probably Aquaman’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Jordan Peele’s reboot of the Candyman franchise may have its villain. Variety reports that Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who can still be seen as Black Manta in DC’s Aquaman, is in talks to play the titular killer, the son of a slave who became a successful artist but was violently dismembered and lynched when he fell in love with a white woman. Nia DaCosta is set to direct what’s being described as “spiritual remake” of the 1992 film by Bernard Rose. Peele is producing.

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