The Lego Movie 2 Will Feature a Few DC Movie Stars

The Lego Movie 2 will have plenty of familiar DC heroes—but a few will be voiced by their cinematic counterparts.
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Morning SpoilersIf there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find it in here.

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are getting a movie reboot (again). There’s more rumors about who could be the villains of The Batman and Detective Pikachu. Get a look at Men In Black: Internationals intergalactic agents. Plus, new Supergirl pictures, and what’s to come from the Roswell reboot. Spoilers away!

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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Flickering Myth has confirmed Gal Gadot, Margot Robbie, and Jason Momoa will reprise their roles as Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, and Aquaman, respectively, in the medium of Lego minifigures.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Speaking with Variety, Platinum Dunes’ Andrew Form and Brad Fuller (who produced the previous two Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action films) revealed they’re now producing a brand-new TMNT reboot. According to Form, production begins “by the end of the year.”

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2

In a separate interview with Variety, directors Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman mentioned the Into the Spider-Verse sequel will be set two years after the first film...

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But don’t get your hopes up about that—because Rothman later clarified that he’d been making a joke.

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The Batman

We Got This Covered alleges The Penguin will indeed be “one of the main antagonists” in Matt Reeves’ The Batman.

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Detective Pikachu

We Got This Covered also has word Detective Pikachu establishes the iconic psychic pokémon Mewtwo as its main threat, until “a human villain” who “wants to control Mewtwo” is revealed “in an interesting twist.”

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Blue Beetle

Meanwhile, GeeksWorldWide “has been informed by multiple reliable sources” that Booster Gold will have “small role” in the upcoming Blue Beetle movie.

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Men in Black: International

Entertainment Weekly has three new photos showcasing the film’s alien MiB agents, including a character encrusted with dripping, fungal growths, and a pair possibly inspired by the fourth season of animated series.

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Shazam!

Director David F. Sandberg shared one of the film’s tie-in action figures on Instagram.

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Alita: Battle Angel

Coming Soon has a new international poster.

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What Men Want

Taraji P. Henson can hear men’s thoughts in a new clip from the semi-sequel to 2000's What Women Want.


The Twilight Zone

The Wrap reports Lucinda Dryzek, Jefferson White, and Jonathan Whiteshell will co-star in the recently announced episode starring DeWanda Wise and Jessica Williams. We’ve got a fresh roundup of all the info we know on the upcoming show here by the way!

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The Villainess

According to Deadline, Robert Kirkman’s production company Skybound Entertainment is now developing a TV series based on the 2017 South Korean assassin film, The Villainess. Watch the original film’s trailer, here.

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Thirteen

Amazon Studios is also developing a television series titled Thirteen, based (confusingly) on Mike Oeming and Dan Berman’s Image Comics graphic novel, Six. According to Deadline, the series concerns “a cold-blooded alien agent who comes to Earth to track down and bring back 12 alien defectors. As a result of her actions, she starts to experience the same thing that infected the others – human emotion.” Stefan Jaworski is attached to write the pilot, with Michael Dinner (Justified), set to direct.

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Supergirl

TV Line has photos from Supergirl’s January 27 episode, “Blood Memory.” More at the link.

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Roswell, New Mexico

Michael Trevino and Tyler Blackburn discuss their characters in two new featurettes from the CW.


Deadly Class

Finally, enjoy a set tour of Syfy’s Deadly Class hosted by Luke Tennie.


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