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Geek News on the Radio May 2nd

Why the ‘Ghostbusters’ Trailer Is the Most ‘Disliked’ Movie Trailer in YouTube History

The first trailer for Paul Feig’s female-led Ghostbusters remake arrived in March of this year and the reaction was almost immediately disappointing. Even among those, like us, who are excited for the Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig film, it was a poorly put together trailer that did little to inspire confidence in the finished product. And then there are those who have been angrily and, at times, violently against the Ghostbusters movie since the original announcement that it would star four women and they really did not like the new trailer. Perhaps as an indicator of exactly how virulent the anger towards the new Ghostbusters film is, the trailer has been “disliked” so many times, it is already the most disliked movie trailer in YouTube history.

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Stan Lee Conquers Bollywood as His Superhero ‘Chakra the Invincible’ Gets a Live-Action Movie

Even after Stan Lee left Marvel, he never stopped creating superheroes and now one of those newer creations is coming to the big-screen. The animated superhero Chakra the Invincible is turning into a live-action Bollywood movie.

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Fox Movie Studio Pulls Out of Comic-Con Main Event Over Piracy Fears (Exclusive)

20th Century Fox will not showcase its upcoming movie releases in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con this year.

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This week’s Ketchup brings you another ten headlines from the world of film development news (those stories about what movies Hollywood is working on for you next). Included in the mix this time around are stories about such titles as Dennis the Menace, Sherlock Holmes 3, and Shinobi; and new roles for Jamie Foxx and Paul Rudd.

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‘The Flash’ Loses Director Seth Grahame-Smith Over Creative Differences

After the maiming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice received from critics, along with its disappointing box office haul, there have been rumors of major discontent within Warner Bros. over the direction of the DC Universe. Now this alleged crisis has bubbled to the surface with Seth Grahame-Smith walking out on The Flash (Movie) over creative differences.

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‘The Freemaker Adventures’ Trailer: New Lego Star Wars TV Series Premieres June 20

Lego and Star Wars have been best buddies ever since the two realized how great they work together. From the perfect original Lego Star Wars game to the hundreds of Lego sets that have been released over the years, these two media empires have entertained thousands of kids.

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Marvelous news: There will be a Punisher series on Netflix

For many viewers, the introduction of Frank Castle—aka The Punisher—was the highpoint of Daredevil’s second season. Played by John Bernthal, Castle takes a very different approach to ridding Hell’s Kitchen of crime, choosing the kill shot over just crippling the bad guys. Evidently Marvel was listening to the chorus of fans calling for a full Punisher series; on Friday Entertainment Weekly reported that the comic empire has ordered just that.

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