Rey mounts a surprising defense in new Last Jedi footage. Get a first look at an angry Aquaman in his solo movie. The new Halloween casts another member of the Strode family. Plus, even more absurd rumors about who could replace Ben Affleck as Batman, and what’s to come on Gotham, Arrow, and more. Spoilers now!
Scary Stories To Tell in The Dark
Deadline reports André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Trollhunters) has been hired to direct the film adaptation of Alvin Schwartz & Stephen Gammell’s series of horror stories for children.
Andi Matichak has been cast as the granddaughter of Laurie Strode, Allyson, in Blumhouse’s Halloween. [Deadline]
Paramount has slated the Pet Sematary remake for an April 19th, 2019 release date. Amusingly, it will open alongside the Playmobil movie. [Coming Soon]
Bat-Salt shakers at the ready, because gossip site Radar Online claims that Jon Hamm is “gunning hard” to replace Ben Affleck in the standalone Batman movie, allegedly feeling he could do a better job than Affleck after the disappointment of Batman v Superman and Justice League. This is, suffice to say, perhaps an unlikely outcome of WB’s ongoing Batfleck-turmoil.
Entertainment Weekly has the first official image of Jason Momoa’s Aquaman in his own movie, still looking like he did in Justice League, just... pissed off and on a submarine.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Rey uses the force to summon Kylo Ren’s crossguard lightsaber in the most rousing TV spot yet.
Meanwhile, Anthony Daniels takes us to droid school in a new featurette.
Coming Soon has the latest poster, featuring most of the main cast and some fancy Wakandan aircraft
Episode 15 of the current is titled, “Enter Flashtime,” according to Spoiler TV.
Legends of Tomorrow
Relatedly, episode 13 of Legends’ third season is titled, “No Country for Old Dads.”
TV Line has a surprising photo of suburban Lucifer from the back half of season three.
Cayden James forms his own Legion of Doom in the trailer for “Divided,” airing next year.
Jerome forms an alliance with the Penguin when Gotham returns in 2018.
New footage from both Westworld and Fahrenheit 451 appears in this trailer for HBO’s 2018 programming.
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Here are three new images from the Netflix adaptation’s second season. More disguises! [/Film]
Finally, Syfy has a released a new trailer for their Superman-adjacent series about life in the dying days of Krypton.
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