Disney Kills Fox’s Mouse Guard Adaptation, But That Doesn’t Mean It’s Dead

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The Disney and Fox merger might mean we can get some X-Men in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but that doesn’t mean it’s without its casualties. Disney has cancelled Fox’s planned adaptation of Mouse Guard, just two weeks before it was set to start production. However, there’s hope it will still find a home.

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Idris Elba Is Black Superman in the New Hobbs & Shaw Trailer

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Okay, so if you thought the new Fast and Furious spinoff was just gonna sidestep around the fact it turned its villain (played by Idris Elba) into a genetically enhanced superhuman—because that’s just what this franchise can do now, alongside literally anything else it wants—well, here you go: say hello to Black…

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The Hobbs & Shaw CinemaCon Footage Referred to Idris Elba’s Character as the Black Superman

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When the first trailer for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw was released, io9 was delighted to see that the franchise had finally gone full sci-fi as Idris Elba’s villain, Brixton, had genetically enhanced himself. In a new trailer shown at CinemaCon 2019, the character took that enhancement one step further. He…

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The Cats Movie Will Shrink Actors to Feline Size and Add Performance Capture Fur

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Until now, almost everything about Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the Broadway musical Cats has been a mystery. We’ve had no idea how the Oscar-winning director was going to take the beloved musical, which is very light on narrative and features stars humans dressed as cats, and turn it into a serious motion picture.

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Idris Elba Is Replacing Will Smith as Deadshot in Suicide Squad 2

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The future of James Gunn’s Suicide Squad just keeps getting more and more interesting. After reports that Margot Robbie might be reprising her role as Harley Quinn in the film—despite the fact that she’s got a perfectly solid new jumping-off point in Birds of Prey—and that Will Smith would not

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