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Hot Young Astronauts Do What They Want in the Trailer for Voyagers

In space, nobody can hear your orgy.

Naked space hijinks and matching tank tops are only part of the plot of Voyagers, the latest film from Limitless director Neil Burger. This trailer looks like one part Another Life, one part Nightflyers, and one part that scene from X2 where the one kid is watching nature programming. We’re just animals! Get it?

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San Diego Comic-Con Will Remain a Virtual Event in 2021

We haven’t seen the last of [email protected]: The San Diego Comic-Con announced yesterday that this year’s convention will again be a virtual event. In a statement, the organizers said, “While we are buoyed by the rollout of the vaccine and the growing number of individuals being inoculated, it appears that July will still be too early to safely hold an in-person event of the magnitude of Comic-Con.”

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Hold Your Breath for the Epic Shadow and Bone Trailer

The Shadow Fold is real, and it’s dark as hell. The first full trailer for Shadow and Bone, the Netflix series based on the books by Leigh Bardugo, is here, and it’s just as impressive and epic as anyone could have wished. It’s a perfect introduction to the series’ world, full of dark and light magic, mysterious powers, and the question of how a humble mapmaker has light for blood.

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HBO’s Time Traveler’s Wife Finds Its Stars in Rose Leslie and Theo James

In 2018, HBO won a bidding war for former Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat’s adaptation of The Time Traveler’s Wife. Audrey Niffenegger’s novel had been adapted once before—into a movie starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams—but Moffat had been in love with the book for years; he wrote “The Girl in the Fireplace” in response to Niffenegger’s story. His adaptation has been chugging along behind the scenes, and now is one step closer to filming with the casting of Theo James (Divergent) as the time-traveling Henry, and Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones, pictured above) as Clare, who meets Henry over and over again at different points in time.

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The Fourth Season of The Handmaid’s Tale Arrives in April

The Handmaid’s Tale has long since left its source material behind. Margaret Atwood’s award-winning 1985 book explored life in the dystopian Gilead, a nation where women have no rights, and handmaids are forced to bear children for high-ranking men. The adaptation’s first season hewed fairly closely to the book, but the second and third seasons went in their own direction, expanding the world and the rebellion against Gilead—which looks to be in full swing in the trailer for season four.

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Paul W.S. Anderson Will Direct Film Adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s “In the Lost Lands”

Monster Hunter (pictured above) just came out, but director Paul W.S. Anderson and his frequent star Milla Jovovich aren’t taking a break. Their next project was just announced: Anderson will direct an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s story “In the Lost Lands,” starring Jovovich and Dave Bautista.

Jovovich will play the sorceress Gray Alys, whose magical services are hired by a queen. To fulfill the queen’s wish, Gray heads into the lost lands with only Boyce (Bautista) as her guide.

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All Your Favorite ’80s Toys Are Getting New Onscreen Life Again

’80s toys are a genre that just keeps on giving. Two new animated Transformers shows are in the works, and My Little Pony is also back again—in a series tied to the mysterious movie Netflix plans to air later this year. Saddle up? Get ready to transform? Can transforming robot ponies be that far off?

But wait! G.I. Joe is also back—this time in a live-action series centered on Lady Jaye.

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So Much Star Trek — Including New Animated Prodigy Series — Is Headed to Paramount+

Everything Star Trek will be on Paramount+, the rejiggered streaming platform formerly known as CBS All Access. The whole Star Trek Universe will soon be available on the streamer—and that includes the upcoming Star Trek: Prodigy. The kid-friendly series from Kevin and Dan Hageman (Trollhunterswas expected to air on Nickelodeon, which developed it alongside CBS Studios. Now, though, the series will first be available on Paramount+, with a later run on Nickelodeon.

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Halle Berry Is On Board Netflix’s The Mothership

Halle Berry is getting extraterrestrial again: Deadline reports the actress will star in and executive produce Netflix’s The Mothership. Berry plays Sara Morse, who finds an alien object under her home one year after her husband’s mysterious disappearance.

The Mothership is written by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Matthew Charman, who will also direct the film. Charman was nominated for an Oscar for his Bridge of Spies screenplay, but his more relevant work here may be Oasis, the adaptation of Michel Faber’s The Book of Strange Things that never got picked up as a series.

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Meet Some Adorable Sea Monsters in the Trailer for Pixar’s Luca

Disney and Pixar’s next film, Luca, promises a sun-kissed Italian summer for a couple of totally ordinary-looking kids… who aren’t ordinary at all.

It’s very nice of Disney to give us this trailer in dreary February; all that gorgeous warm light is exactly what those of us in the northern hemisphere need right now. And the movie—directed by La Luna creator Enrico Casarosa—looks as charming as you’d expect from Pixar.

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It’s a Zombie Casino Party in the Teaser for Army of the Dead

The first teaser is here for Zack Snyder’s other 2021 release, Army of the Dead, in which a group of mercenaries venture into a zombie-infested Las Vegas to pull off not just any old heist, but—per the very brief synopsis—”the greatest heist ever attempted.”

Heists, of course, are never simply “done,” always “pulled off,” and clearly this one isn’t going to go off without some undead shenanigans.

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