Dip Your Toes Into Ann and Jeff VanderMeer’s Delightful Big Book of Classic Fantasy

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Sci-fi and fantasy lit fans are well familiar with the works of Ann and Jeff VanderMeer; among their many accolades, she’s a Hugo winner for her work on Weird Tales, and he’s the bestselling author of Annihilation. But did you know they’ve also spent decades collecting and preserving fantasy stories?

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Amazon Reportedly Has Lord of the Rings Writers in a Locked Office With a Guard and Fingerprint Scanner

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Amazon has a lot riding on its secretive, $250 million deal with The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien’s estate, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema to produce a streaming show in the franchise’s Middle-Earth setting, with expectations that the budget could cross one billion dollars.

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https://gizmodo.com/amazon-reportedly-has-lord-of-the-rings-writers-in-a-lo-1832744087

Is the Candyman Remake Close to Finding a Star?

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Patty Jenkins thinks her third Wonder Woman movie will be set in the present. Anthony Daniels has wrapped on Star Wars: Episode IX. Plus, Bo Peep returns to Toy Story, a new look at Krypton’s Lobo, and a wild Black Panther 2 rumor comes in courtesy of…Angela Bassett’s husband? Spoilers get!

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