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ringfigure Best of the Week: A Harry Potter Spin off, Plus: Captain America, Ninja Turtles and MoreJ.K. Rowling is writing a Harry Potter spin-off trilogy called Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them that takes place 70 years before the first books.

Toby Kebbell has been cast as Doctor Doom in the new Fantastic Four. The Pink Panther is getting reborn, again, as a live-action/animation hybrid. Johnny Knoxville will be doing a voice in the new… Continue reading Best of the Week: A 'Harry Potter' Spin-off, Plus: 'Captain America,' 'Ninja Turtles' and More

mdc lucy scarlett johansson 585 Movie News: Scarlett Johanssons Super Powers; Harry Potter Spin off Trilogy; Dawn of Apes TV Spot

Lucy: Scarlett Johansson stars as a drug mule who accidentally becomes super-powered when she swallows her illicit cargo of experimental drugs in Luc Besson’s Lucy, due out in theaters on August 8. The first photo from the movie has been released, showing the character is handy with a gun; the action-thriller also stars Morgan Freeman. [EW.com]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Last… Continue reading Movie News: Scarlett Johansson's Super Powers; 'Harry Potter' Spin-off Trilogy; 'Dawn of Apes' TV Spot

187481789 J.K. Rowling Prepping Harry Potter Prequel Stage PlayDanny E. Martindale/Getty Images

The Boy Who Lived lives on!

Though the seven-part “Harry Potter” series is over, J.K. Rowling isn’t done telling stories within that universe. Her supplemental book, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” is getting made into a movie. And now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Rowling is developing… Continue reading J.K. Rowling Prepping 'Harry Potter' Prequel Stage Play

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    <strong>Written By: </strong>Isaac Marion, a Seattle-based writer and musician who captured the zombie zeitgeist with his critically acclaimed 2011 novel for teens. <strong>On the Page: </strong>R is an unconventional zombie. He’s conflicted about his lot in life and finds himself attracted to Julie, the girlfriend of his last victim. He curbs his New Hunger for her brains and shuttles her off to his zombie loft in an airplane

  • While promoting his latest interpretation of a classic work, “The Great Gatsby,” director Baz Luhrmann revealed that he once had a chance to adapt an even more lucrative feature: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”

    During an interview on Britain’s “The Graham Norton Show,” Luhrmann discussed how after he directed Warner Bros.’s “Romeo + Juliet,” the studio approached him with an offer to helm the first “Harry Potter” film. Luhrmann admitted… Continue reading Baz Luhrmann Passed on Directing 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'