Thanos Gets a Suitably Smug Avengers: Endgame Figure, and More of the Most Triumphant Toys of the Week

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the future drains on our wallets we’ve seen on the internet lately. This week, Avengers: Endgame comes to Hot Toys, Wolverine gets a truly ridiculous samurai re-imagining, and you can be on Detective Pikachu’s case with a truly adorable hat. Check it out!

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So Will Smith Doesn’t Exactly *Sing* in Aladdin, But It Works

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When it comes to Aladdin songs, “Friend Like Me” is the showstopper. Sure “A Whole New World” is beautiful and “Prince Ali” is catchy, but it’s that big, intro song sung by the genie that sticks in your head the most. So when the lights went down at CinemaCon 2019 and “Friend Like Me” from Guy Ritchie’s upcoming

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A Surprising Star Could be Joining A Quiet Place 2

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New Birds of Prey set pictures reveal an equally surprising potential cameo. Tye Sheridan discusses the fictional drama of Dark Phoenix. Get a look at DC Universe’s new Stargirl. Plus, what’s to come on Fear the Walking Dead, and there’s some hope for even more Agents of SHIELD. Happy liar’s day!

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Updates From Gotham, Morbius, and More

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Jared Leto takes flight in new set pictures from Morbius. The casting calls for the future of James Bond are getting weirdly specific. Plus, a teasery new look at Agents of SHIELD’s next season, what’s to come on Doom Patrol, and Gotham’s Dark Knight rises. Spoilers now!

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Werner Herzog Has a Tiny Tease for His Role in The Mandalorian

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The producer behind the new Pet Sematary is interested in a prequel. Earth’s mightiest heroes discuss getting their asses handed to them in a new Avengers: Endgame featurette. Alex Kurtzman discusses the rigors Jean-Luc will face in the new Picard show. Plus, more Hellboy footage, and new Twilight Zone posters.…

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Hot Jafar’s Parrot Iago Will Be Voiced by the Impossibly Busy Alan Tudyk

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After early reports that Jafar’s mischievous bird companion Iago was not going to be part of Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Aladdin from director Guy Ritchie, it now appears as if that’s very much not the case. Because Alan Tudyk has just been revealed to be playing the role.

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Disney’s Movie Chief on Managing Expectations for Remakes of Its Animated Classics

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Outside of Hot Jafar, very little of what very little we’ve seen of the live-action Aladdin has not done much to instill confidence in its necessitated existence. But according to Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn, if the movie falters, it may be down to media over-exaggeration, and not, say, Will Smith’s B…

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The Final Season of Jessica Jones Could Bring Back a Major Villain, One Last Time

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Syfy is developing a truly insane take on The Banana Splits. Dune’s impressive cast continues to expand. Could another Star Wars show be headed to Disney+? Batwoman finds Kate Kane’s dad. Plus, new Captain Marvel footage, and what’s to come on Star Trek: Discovery. To me, my Spoilers!

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