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A New Trailer Gives Us a Better Look At Doctor Who’s 13th Season

Jodie Whittaker’s tenure as The Doctor is coming to a close in 2022, with this coming season being her last full run on Doctor Who. The 13th season is a notable departure in a number of aspects, having been fully produced during the pandemic and being an entirely serialized story.

A teaser earlier this month promised that a threat known only as “the flux” was on its way. Now we have a better idea of just what that is.

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All the News from This Year’s DC FanDome

This past weekend, Warner Bros. presented DC FanDome, its now-annual giant announcement event revealing its massive slate of upcoming DC universe projects, showcasing a whole bunch of new trailers and first-look clips of the films and TV shows that will be debuting in the next year or so, as well as news and updates about other projects.

Those projects include new TV shows like Peacemaker and Naomi, upcoming movies like The Batman, Shazam 2, Black Adam, and The Flash, and quite a bit more.

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The Trailer for Shudder’s Horror Noire Showcases Six Stories of Black Horror

Horror television network Shudder has a new anthology film coming out later this month: Horror Noire, which features six stories of Black horror from a powerhouse stable of writers: Tananarive Due, Steven Barnes, Victor LaValle, Shernold Edwards, Al Letson and Ezra C. Daniels.

The film is set to debut on October 28th, and just got its first trailer.

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The First Trailer for Scott Derrickson’s The Black Phone Looks Creepy AF

A new film based on a story by Joe Hill is on its way to theaters: The Black Phone, directed by Doctor Strange‘s Scott Derrickson, which follows the plight of a kidnapped boy who’s helped by a serial killer’s prior victims.

The film is set to get a wide release on February 4th, 2022 (it premiered at Austin Texas’s Fantastic Fest in September), and Universal has released its first, extremely creepy trailer for the project today.

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Lucasfilm Announced New Star Wars Novels Featuring Luke & Lando and Anakin & Obi-Wan

Lucasfilm and Del Rey have announced a handful of new Star Wars novels that will arrive in 2022: two adult books from Adam Christopher and Mike Chen, a middle grade anthology edited by Jennifer Heddle, and a young adult novel by Kiersten White, featuring adventures stretching from before The Phantom Menace all the way into the post-Return of the Jedi era of the franchise.

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Mike Flanagan’s Next Series for Netflix Is Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall Of The House Of Usher

Mike Flanagan has found another house to haunt for Netflix. After adapting Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor (based on Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw), he’s turning his sights to Edgar Allan Poe’s classic story, “The Fall of the House of Usher.”

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Shang-Chi Director to Helm American Born Chinese Series for Disney+

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton has found a new comic to adapt for Disney—but it’s not a Marvel property. The studio announced that it’s given a direct to series order for an adaptation of American Born Chinese, a graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, with Cretton serving as director and producer.

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