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As Shark Week begins Sunday, Aug. 10, so does viewers’ amazement at the titles of Discovery’s new specials. “We have brainstorm meetings for titles on every show, and I’m telling you, when a brainstorm meeting on the next car show comes up, you go to a conference room and there’s like four people in it,” Michael Sorensen, VP of development and production for the channel, says. “Anytime we have a Shark Week brainstorm for… Continue reading Shark Week: How Discovery chooses titles like ‘Air Jaws: Fin of Fury’

Discovery’s 27th Annual Shark Week officially kicks off Sunday, Aug. 10 with the premiere of Air Jaws: Fin of Fury (8 p.m. ET). Veteran filmmaker Jeff Kurr led his team on a two-year hunt for Colossus, the aggressive “mega-shark” with a deformed dorsal fin he famously captured breaching at Seal Island, South Africa, in 2011. Here’s a sneak peek of two of the hour’s most tense moments, with commentary from Kurr.

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Black Cat in ASM 2 Best of the Week: Female Ghostbusters, a Female Driven Spider Man Spin off and More

You’d think it was human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria, the way everyone is responding to news that Ghostbusters 3 could be a reboot from Paul Feig with all female leads. Oh, there’s also going to be a Spider-Man spin-off driven by a female character (maybe Black Cat, seen above). At least Sylvester Stallone might keep the… Continue reading Best of the Week: Female Ghostbusters, a Female-Driven Spider-Man Spin-off and More

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avengers age of ultron comic con full image Best of the Week: Comic Con Leftovers, Martin Scorseses Childhood Passion Project and More

Last weekend at Comic-Con, we got first wind of the following announcements: The King of the Monsters will be joined by three fan favorite creatures in Godzilla 2. If that’s not enough giant beasts, Universal is also making a King Kong prequel set on and titled Skull Island.

The main cast of Ant-Man and their characters — including Evangeline Lilly as The… Continue reading Best of the Week: Comic-Con Leftovers, Martin Scorsese's Childhood Passion Project and More

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Bat10 Best of the Week: The Comic Con Assault Begins

Even before Comic-Con began, the Rock was hinting that he’ll be Captain Marvel/Shazam in the upcoming DC Comics adaptation. And James Gunn was heavily smashing Planet Hulk rumors. And we heard about the closest thing to a The Last of Us movie until the now-announced movie comes out. Also, is Joaquin Phoenix going to play Doctor Strange?

As for actual Comic-Con… Continue reading Best of the Week: The Comic-Con Assault Begins