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Godzilla Vs. Kong’s Director Reveals The Two Fight Scenes He Was Most Excited To Film For The MonsterVerse

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The ongoing joke leading up to the release of Godzilla vs. Kong was that nobody really cared about the human characters, we just wanted to see the big scary monsters punch each other. And at the end of the day, it has to be said that whether or not the movie worked for audiences probably came down to just how much you enjoyed seeing the giant monsters duke it out. The battle scenes are a big part of the movie, and director Adam Wingard has revealed that of the three fights between Godzilla and Kong, there are two that he really wanted to make because there were certain elements that he really wanted to see in them.

Scream 5 Is Going To Crazy Lengths While Avoiding Spoilers

The ultra-secretive nature of Scream is just one of the many reasons why fans are excited to see the mysterious slasher next year. The fifth movie marks the first installment since the death of franchise creator Wes Craven, so the pressure is on. Luckily, the original trio of heroes (Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette) are returning to reprise their roles, to the delight of the fans. In addition to the OG’s, Marley Shelton will be returning as Judy Hicks from Scream 4.

F9 Trailer: Watch Vin Diesel’s Crazy Car Saga Finally Send Its Characters To Space

The rest of the expected Fast & Furious gang is back for this run, including Diesel, Rodriguez, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, the last two being the ones who are in the car that appears to be strapped to a rocket and ready to move this franchise to the next level. Space, the final frontier. Where can the Fast franchise go after this? The afterlife?

Hugh Jackman Owns A Special Wolverine Fork, Because Of Course

Whatever Hugh Jackman ends up doing for the rest of his life, for many, he will always be Wolverine. He played the role for nearly two decades and he did so nearly perfectly. On the plus side, Jackman seems largely ok with the fact that he’ll always be associated with that role. It hasn’t typecast him, he’s still getting plenty of other work, and he knows he has lots of fans because of Logan. As a result, he’s more than happy to keep reminding people of that role in entertaining and funny ways. And it seems that Jackman himself can’t entirely forget the role, even in his own house. He has Wolverine utensils?

This Is Us Tackles Important Conversation About Racism as Randall and Kevin Finally Reconnect

Randall and Kevin Pearson had a long-awaited conversation on the April 13 episode of This Is Us titled “Brotherly Love.” A huge storyline of the show’s fifth season is Randall recovering from the racial trauma he experienced as a result of being adopted by a white family. Growing up and not knowing his biological family left him constantly feeling like an outsider, and in the April 13 episode, he finally addressed his brother’s role in his complicated upbringing.

“I never wanted to be special, man. I just wanted to blend in like everybody else. But that was impossible in our family, because I always stood out,” Randall told Kevin in the episode. (The characters are played by actors Sterling K. Brown and Justin Hartley respectively.) 

Randall continued, “Everywhere we went. The store, the park, vacations. And the last thing I needed, man, the last thing, was for my brother to use my Blackness to other me also. You had racial blind spots, Kev. Deep ones that affected me.”


Kevin and Randall had a huge falling out in season four due to their conflicting views on how to handle their mom Rebecca’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Writer Jon Dorsey explains to People why they chose not to have the brothers immediately reconnect.

“To me, it felt like we owed it, for sure, for Randall and Kevin to have the conversation and story-wise, it felt like, naturally this episode just led to an opportunity to do that. Randall needed to go on a journey before they had the conversation,” Dorsey says. “It couldn’t happen too fast.”

Creator Dan Fogelman tweeted, “So @KayOyegun and I talked about doing this episode as we shot our season premiere, what feels like a lifetime ago now. We decided that if we did it, we’d have to let characters be exposed, and honest, and real. I’m quite proud of it, and her, and the entire team.”

Director Kay Oyegun tweeted, “Loved directing tonight’s #ThisIsUs, written by the dopest #JonDorsey and edited by queen #ErinWyatt. That’s a first – Black writer, director, editor. Swoon. 2 Corinthians 6:1 6 As God’s co-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain. It will never be in vain, lord.”

Viewers also took to Twitter to share their thoughts on how the important episode was handled. 

This Is Us returns May 11 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC.

Zack Snyder Throws Shade At Justice League Controversy While Praising Army Of The Dead As His Director’s Cut

My experience working with Netflix has been amazing. My team there has been nothing but supportive and incredibly collaborative. This was probably one of my, if not my, most sort of satisfying experiences I’ve had making a movie, and just really everything about it was fun. And from the cast and the crew and Netflix themselves, everyone’s been incredibly supportive and just joy to work with. And so, yeah, this is the movie. There’s no other cut of the movie. I didn’t have to fight them. It was incredibly… it was the opposite. This is the director’s cut, if you will. You don’t have to see a bastardized version. You get to just see the awesome version.

Bachelor Nation Showers Colton Underwood With Support After He Comes Out as Gay

Colton Underwood came out as gay Wednesday morning (April 14) during an interview on Good Morning America. “I’m gay, and I came to terms with that earlier this year, and I’ve been processing it,” he said. “The next step in all of this is letting people know. I’m still nervous, but it’s been a journey, for sure.”

“I’m emotional, but I’m emotional in such a good, happy, positive way,” Underwood said. “I’m the happiest and healthiest I’ve ever been in my life, and that means the world to me.” 

It didn’t take long for messages of support to start pouring in on social media—particularly from LGBTQIA+ people who want Underwood to know they have his back. 

@colton I need you to know. I am proud of you! You are loved , and you will never be alone. It’s a process, but you’ve got the whole #LGBTQ behind you. We are here for you. We are your family now. Take a breath, it’s going to be fine,” one person tweeted. 

@colton So proud of you today. I know that self-hate is powerful, but the world reveals its beauty after you say the words out loud. Welcome to the family. I wish you all the best!!” tweeted another.

A third added, “@colton congratulations on joining the alphabet mafia! So elated to have you in the family, I know it’s been a rough journey for you but we’re here to welcome you with open arms!” 

Read some more messages of support, below. 

On his future, Colton Underwood said in his GMA interview, “I still have a lot to work through. I’ll just go on record saying I still haven’t had an emotional connection with a man. I’ve never allowed myself to…I want to, more than anything. I’m looking for someone who can push me and challenge me in all the great ways.”

How Does Sharon Carter Feel About Steve Rogers Returning To Peggy At The End Of Avengers: Endgame?

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe is known for bringing serialized storytelling to the masses, most recently extending the story to TV shows on Disney+. Projects like The Falcon and The Winter Soldier have allowed for a number of characters to be further fleshed out, including Emily VanCamp’s Sharon Carter. Sharon appeared in the previous two Captain America movies, notably sharing a controversial kiss with Steve Rogers in Civil War. And she was recently asked how Sharon might feel about Steve going back in time for a happy ending with her Aunt Peggy.

6 Superhero Characters Jenna Ortega Would Be Perfect To Play

I should mention that this would not actually be the 18-year-old Latina actress’ first foray into superhero movies, however. In fact, she is technically part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe already, having made her feature film debut in Iron Man 3 as the daughter of the Vice President. Of course, her character was not even given a proper name, but it would not be the first time an actor played multiple comic book movie characters, even in the same universe.

That being said, I see no harm in giving her a more prominent MCU role which would put her in a real costume, and I have a few heroines from the pages of Marvel Comics in mind. To be safe, though, I also thought I would pick some additional DC characters whom Jenna Ortega would be an ideal candidate to breathe life into on the big (or small) screen as well. The following are the six characters Ortega could play in Marvel and DC movies, starting with one who shares a similar cultural identity with the actress.

Taylor Swift Fans Think She Teased the 1989 Album Rerelease and Are Freaking Out

Taylor Swift has mastered the art of the Easter egg. Swift appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to discuss the recent re-release of her 2008 Grammy-winning album, Fearless. They naturally chatted about her song, “Hey Stephen,” and Swift revealed it was dedicated to Stephen King (sorry, Colbert). But, fans are more focused on the theory that she teased the recording of her other Grammy-winning album, 1989.

Re-releasing 1989 right after Fearless would be huge. They’re both fan-favorite albums and they both won Album of the Year at the Grammys. During the interview, the “Love Story” singer referenced 1989 and its single, “Shake It Off.” She also discussed New York and we all know that “Welcome to New York” is the first song from the 2014 album. 

Fans are also trying to decode supposed messages about the numbers and dates mentioned in the virtual appearance. Here are some current theories floating around the internet.

One fan tweeted all the information mentioned: “specific things taylor said on stephen colbert: 2008, 18, 44 years 179 days, 513, 54, new york, new york, 1989, scoozi’s chicago, you need to calm down, stephen king, dark tower, the shining, the stand, 511, 33035, shake it off do what you will with this info. #TaylorSwift.”

Another added, “taylor swift knew what she was doing when she named dropped every 1989 reference possible.” 

So, if the theories are true then there’s only one question to ask: “When is the album re-release announcement happening?” One user tweeted, “just saw the interview, and im pretty sure all of it is easter eggs. it was so random of her to mention 1989 and shake it off otherwise. @taylorswift13 1989 RE-RECORDING ANNOUNCEMENT WHEN.

Other fans are expressing their excitement on Twitter (hint: they’re extremely hyped about the fact that 1989 will be re-released next). 

I mean, same.