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Keanu Reeves is Considering Directing the Film Adaptation of His BRZRKR Comic

We’ve known since last year that Netflix was making a live-action film adaptation of BRZRKR, the comic book series Keanu Reeves co-wrote with Matt Kindt (Folklords, Bang!). We also knew that Reeves was interested in playing the lead character, a half-god who is compelled to commit violence over the centuries. What we didn’t know until recently, however, is that Reeves is at least a little bit interested in directing the production.

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Barry Keoghan Sent The Batman Director an Unsolicited Audition Tape That Got Him the Joker

If you’ve seen Matt Reeves’ The Batman (pictured above), you know that Barry Keoghan makes an appearance as an inmate in Arkham who will clearly become the Joker. Keoghan, however, originally wanted to play another character in Reeves’ Batverse, and sent the director an unsolicited audition tape reflecting that.

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Guillermo del Toro Guides Us Through Eight Horrifying Tales in the Trailer for Cabinet of Curiosities

We’ve finally got a full blown trailer for Netflix’s Cabinet of Curiosities, an anthology series created and curated by Guillermo del Toro that looks suitably scary—no surprise given that other scary talent such as Babadook director Jennifer Kent and Hannibal director Vincenzo Natali are involved in creating eight terrifying tales.

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Watch Kaiju Movies with John Carpenter during Shout! Factory’s Masters of Monsters Weekend This November

John Carpenter, the mind behind the characters from the Halloween franchise and The Thing (ed. note: not to mention my personal fave, The Fog), will add movie marathon host to his list of titles. The filmmaker and composer will be guiding us through Shout! Factory TV’s Masters of Monsters weekend in November, where he’ll share his love of all things Godzilla.

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Jensen Ackles Says The Winchesters Isn’t Going All Back to the Future On Us

We’re only a few weeks away from The Winchesters, the Supernatural prequel about Sam and Dean’s parents, premiering on The CW. For those of us well-versed in the original show, it might seem that the past has already been addressed in the original. That’s not the case, says Jensen Ackles, producer on The Winchesters who also played Dean on the mothership series.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas Director Henry Selick Is Into Making a Short About Zero, Because Who Wouldn’t Be?

It’s almost spooky season (or it’s been spooky season for two weeks, if you happen to live in my house), which means that it’s The Nightmare Before Christmas season as well. The 1993 stop-motion animation movie co-written by Tim Burton and directed by Henry Selick is a classic, and in our current times of sequels, revivals and reboots, one can’t but wonder if the creators have ever thought about revisiting that world.

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J. Michael Straczynski Rallies Fans to Save the Babylon 5 Reboot

The Babylon 5 reboot at The CW managed to survive the many rounds of cuts the network made in the lead up to its eventual sale. According to creator J. Michael Straczynski, however, the fate of the show is still uncertain, and he wants fans to express their support for the show on the Interweb so The CW’s new owners as well as Warner Bros. TV know there’s an audience for the sci-fi show.

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Mike Flanagan Reveals Warner Bros. Canned His Shining Prequel After Doctor Sleep’s Poor Box Office Performance

We’ve got some sad news for those hoping for another film in The Shining world. When Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining, came out in 2019, there was already buzz that Flanagan would make another Shining film. Flanagan recently provided an update, however, and it appears that the project is no more.

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