Disney Has Hopes for More Alien and Planet of the Apes After the Fox Merger

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Get a better look at Detective Pikachu’s cast of pocket monsters in some new posters. Expect to see a lot more Jason Todd in Titans’ second season. Clark Gregg teases his mysterious new Agents of SHIELD role. Plus, more images from Game of Thrones’ return, and what to expect from the end of Gotham. To me, my spoilers!

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We Recast Detective Pikachu With Patrick Stewart, Ken Jeong, And More Because Why The Hell Not

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Look, Ryan Reynolds is fine. But when we heard last week that Danny DeVito had been considered for the role of one Sir Detective Pikachu in the Pokémon movie, and that the producers of that film are hiding a test reel of DeVito voicing the electric mouse somewhere, the io9 video team was crushed.

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Updates From Detective Pikachu, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and More

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There’s wild casting reports for both the animated Scooby-Doo and the live action Dora the Explorer movies. Billy Batson reveals his secret in a new clip from Shazam. Jake Busey hints at the future of Starship Troopers. Plus, a tiny sliver of new Avengers: Endgame footage, and what’s to come on Doom Patrol. To me, my…

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Detective Pikachu’s Creative Team Considered Danny DeVito to Star (aka We Could Have Had It All)

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Those of us who’ve been fans of Detective Pikachu since his video game days know that even though Ryan Reynolds is voicing the character in Warner Bros.’ upcoming film adaptation, the assumption was that the electrical crime sleuth was meant to be played by one Danny DeVito. Apparently, the film’s production team…

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The Pokémon of Detective Pikachu, Ranked By Their Horrifying Cuteness

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When it was first announced, not a lot of people thought a live-action Pokémon movie could work. And then the trailers for Detective Pikachu collectively blew our socks off by presenting realistically-rendered monsters that trade anime cartoonishness for a frankly incredible mix of adorableness and sheer terror.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-pokemon-of-detective-pikachu-ranked-by-their-horri-1833044866

One of Pokémon’s New Starters, in the Style of Detective Pikachu

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This week was a big one for Pokémon fans. Not only did a brand new Detective Pikachu trailer give us a Bonnie-Tyler-powered look at the movie’s wild take on the Pokéverse, Nintendo officially revealed the next main games in the beloved franchise, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. But what if there was some crossover…

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Is the Next Bond Movie Close to Finding Its Villain?

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The Are You Afraid of the Dark movie faces a major delay. Another Disney+ series could be happening, revolving around classic animated villains. A surprise new Alien animated series is coming very soon. Plus, Captain Marvel and the new Kim Possible team up, and what’s to come on Project Blue Book. Spoilers, away!

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/is-the-next-bond-movie-close-to-finding-its-villain-1832883318