Stephen Amell Talks About the Impact of Arrow's Midseason Finale Twist

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Gareth Edwards talks about the state of the Jedi in Rogue One and leaving Godzilla 2. There are new details about Conor McGregor’s potential role in Game of Thrones. Disney sets a release window for its Ducktales reboot. Plus, new posters for Resident Evil and Lego Batman, and some short, sharp new looks at Legion. Behold, spoilers!

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New Mutants

Following reports that a “mystery” X-Men movie would begin production in Montreal next year, director Josh Boone has confirmed that it’s actually New Mutants’ production. [Den of Geek]

Annabelle 2

The film now has an August 11, 2017, release date. [/Film]

The Lego Batman Movie

Batgirl, Batman, and Robin swing into action in a new IMAX poster for the film.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Speaking of posters, he’s a new one for the final Resident Evil movie.


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Gareth Edwards discusses the downfall of the Jedi and their place (or lack thereof) in Rogue One.

Godzilla 2

Meanwhile, Edwards also tells IGN why he chose to leave Godzilla 2, in favor of working on Rogue One instead.


Stephen Amell has taken to Facebook to discuss the revelation from last night’s midseason finale that saw a seemingly alive Laurel Lance appear in the Arrow Cave, and how Oliver and the team will view her initially when the show returns:

Obviously people don’t just come back from the dead, so there has to be some sort of vetting process to make sure that it is Laurel because the group has seen some peculiar things. We delve into that when we come back in the New Year.

Game of Thrones

Watchers on the Wall reports that the role UFC fighter Conor McGregor is in talks to play is a cameo role as part of Euron Greyjoy’s crew aboard the Silence.



Here’s a new synopsis for episode four, “Cost Containment.”

The Larsons and Elizabeth clash over life choices; Theo resists an order; Roger wants help in uncovering Ben’s secrets.


[Spoiler TV]


Laura Innes has been cast in a recurring role for season two, a woman named Karen who lost her family in the invasion. [EW]



A brief new teaser for the show’s Summer 2017 return has been released (woo-ooo.)


Finally, here are a bevy of new, very short (and very weird) promos for the series.

Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson. Banner art by Jim Cooke.


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She’s not just back due to Flashpoint? I figured they’d just use Flashpoint.