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Judith Anne Dela Cruz

MCU Enthusiast and Neil Gaiman Fanatic is a huge Star Wars fan, but a bigger MCU geek. If it's anything about time travel, superheroes, zombies, Norse mythology, space and the universe, end of the world, aliens--all things wacky, campy, impossible, and whimsical, she'll be all over it. She likes to jam to Queen, but EXO has a special place in her heart. Everything she loves, she shares with her six adorable dogs.

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  • Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel Were Hits Because They Belong to ...
      Charlie’s Angels made its premiere last weekend. The reboot failed to reach $9 million at the box office for its opening weekend which was even lower than its box office tracking of $10 million. Prior to the movie’s release, director Elizabeth Banks shares her thoughts about a potential box office bomb as being sexist. Speaking with Herald Sun (via Indie Wire), Banks says people should buy tickets to the movie. She claims that if the movie doesn’t make money, “it reinforces a stereotype in Hollywood that men don’t go see women do action movies.” One can argue about Banks’ claims on the matter. After all, Captain Marvel grossed over $1.1 billion, while Wonder Woman earned $821 million worldwide. However, the director pointed out that these comic book movies are a success because they belong to a “male genre.” She claims that even though the films are about women, they are still feeding a “larger comic book world” that is dominated by male characters.  That being said, Banks pointed out that she is happy for the characters for their box office success. However, she claims that we “need more women’s voices supported with money because that’s the power.” The director adds, “The power is in the money.” Banks’ comments could be quite divisive among comic book fans. When seen from a certain perspective, her opinion might not be entirely wrong since, historically, the comic book industry is associated with more male fans and characters. On the other hand, some might disregard Banks’ opinion since comic book movies are getting popular every year and is watched by a larger audience, compared to before; hence, Captain Marvel and Wonder Woman’s success. Do you agree with Banks? Share your thoughts in the comments below! Charlie’s Angels is now showing worldwide. Also Read: Henry Cavill on Justice League: 'It didn't work'
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  • Henry Cavill on Justice League: 'It didn't work'
      Two years have passed since Justice League made its premiere. The movie has faced issues along the way and has disappointed some fans with its final cut. The Snyder Cut movement received a lot of support from fans and notable figures from the franchise earlier this week. Henry Cavill, who played Superman in three DC movies, has remained quiet about the matter on social media. But a recent interview shares his thoughts about the film. Speaking with Men’s Health, Cavill revealed his assessments of the three films he starred in. He thinks Man of Steel was a great starting point. He says if he were to go back, he wouldn’t change anything. This shows that he was most confident in his first movie. Next, he claims that Batman V Superman was “very much a Batman movie.” Cavill says the “realm of darkness is great for a Batman movie.” When asked about his thoughts on the Justice League, the actor simply answered, “It didn’t work.” Some fans might agree with Cavill’s opinion about Justice League. After all, the Snyder Cut Movement was part of the fans’ efforts to get Warner Bros. to release the director’s original version; which most of them would like to see and are dedicated to making it happen. This suggests that there is, in fact, something that “didn’t work” within the movie that might’ve led fans in the hopes to witness Zack Snyder’s original cut for Justice League. What do you think of Cavill’s comments about the movie? Do you agree with him? Tell us in the comments below! You can catch Cavill in The Witcher which will be available to stream on December 20 on Netflix. Also Read: Henry Cavill is Still Superman: 'I've Not Given Up on the Role'
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  • TLJ Director Rian Johnson Changed Chris Evans' Knives Out ...
      Rian Johnson’s Knives Out is set to premiere just a week from now. The movie shows promise, especially with a star-studded cast. One of the most anticipated actors in the movie is Avengers: Endgame star Chris Evans. Seen in the trailer, his character seems to be a complete opposite compared to his role as Captain America. However, the trailer scene was actually less profane than what was initially planned. Johnson recently spoke on CinemaBlend’s ReelBlend podcast. In the process of talking about his upcoming movie, The Last Jedi director revealed that he changed Evans’ scene. In the trailer, Evans was saying “eat sh*t”, left and right to his co-stars. However, he was originally supposed to say “f*ck you” multiple times.  He says he really wanted the movie to be PG-13. His reason was he would want kids to be able to watch movies within the same genre with their family because that was also the age where he “got into this stuff.” He claims the script originally had a lot more f-bombs in it. Even though it would be acceptable to just let Evans go with the profanity-filled scene, Johnson wouldn’t want the movie to be R-rated, for kids to enjoy. That being said, it would be epic to see Evans curse multiple times because fans have always seen him in Captain America’s role, who is a righteous man and does not appreciate such behavior. If he were to continue with that scene, it would be a significant change to his superhero role. However, the choice to keep the movie PG-13 might be the best decision. This could bring in a potentially larger audience, including teens who appreciate whodunnit movies. Knives Out is set to premiere on November 27. Also Read: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Exclusive New Photos Released
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  • Marvel's Runaways to End After Season 3 on Hulu
      Following Cloak & Dagger’s cancellation, Marvel TV proves to be clearing house since another one of Jeph Leob’s projects will face its final season as well. Marvel fans were excited about Runaways’ third season coming this December. Hulu recently released a new trailer for the show. However, to the fans’ surprise, the clip indicates that the third season will be its last one.    Runaways facing its last season means the remaining shows on Hulu include the live-action Helstrom series, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K, Hit-Monkey, Tigra & Dazzler Show, Howard the Duck, and a crossover titled The Offenders. And since Jeph Loeb is expected to step down from Marvel TV, Runaways marks his last project for the company in addition to Agents of SHIELD’s final season coming next year. Even though the end seems abrupt, Variety reports that a source closely involved in the series says Runaways will have a “natural ending point.” This assures that fans of the show won’t experience a rushed plot.  Season 3 of Runaways will follow the story of our heroes in the search for their friends Chase, Gert, and Karolina. They will be facing a villain who is on the hunt for Leslie and the child she’s carrying. The show will have a total of 10 episodes and is set to premiere on December 13. The cast of Marvel’s Runaways includes Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer, Gregg Sulkin, Allegra Acosta, Annie Wersching, Ryan Sands, Angel Parker, Ever Carradine, James Marsters, Kevin Weisman, Brigid Brannagh, James Yaegashi, Brittany Ishibashi, and Elizabeth Hurley. Also Read: Black Panther's Chadwick Boseman Doesn't Want to Star in a Disney+ Series
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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker New Photos Released
      Star Wars fans will be able to witness the epic conclusion of the Skywalker Saga when The Rise of Skywalker makes its premiere only a month from now. Most of the details have been kept under wraps and not much is known about the movie. For now, fans are able to get a little sneak peek on what’s about to come in Episode IX. Entertainment Weekly just released exclusive photos from their cover story about the saga. Along with the photos are covers that highlight the three trilogies in the franchise. The images offer new looks at Rey, Finn Poe, and the rest of the gang, including the new character, Jannah, who will be played by Naomi Ackie. Richard E. Grant was also included in the set of images, showing his character as the villain named General Pryde. You can check out some of the photos below. The rest of the photos can be seen here, along with the three covers. The exclusive set of photos will surely get the fans hyped for the movie since the premiere is getting closer. Star Wars fans will have to wait for just a month to see their favorite characters and witness the story that’ll tie up all the previous movies in the franchise.  What do you think of the new photos? Did you notice something in particular in them? Tell us in the comments below! Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premieres December 20. Also Read: Oscar Isaac Compares Finn, Poe, Rey Dynamic in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to Original Trilogy
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  • The Mandalorian's Baby Yoda Has a Name, Remains a Secret For Now
      The Mandalorian has already released two episodes since its premiere on Disney+. By now, fans are aware of the adorable character that has stolen the spotlight in the series since people seem to can’t get over its cuteness. The character’s name hasn’t been revealed yet, but Lucasfilm actually has one set up for it. This article contains potential SPOILERS for Star Wars: The Mandalorian. In a recent interview with Reuters, Carl Weathers, who plays Greef Carga in the series, talked about the Mandalorian’s target. The 50-year-old baby was dubbed as Baby Yoda by the fans, but it isn’t confirmed if the character was actually the Jedi Master or someone of the same species. Nevertheless, the baby is said to be essential within the story. Weathers said the viewers would have to see the show in order to figure out who and what the baby really is all about, “or even if he is really a baby Yoda.” Weathers then revealed that the baby has his own name, but didn’t talk much about that matter. He claims that the baby is interesting and knowledgeable. He even described baby Yoda as a “cute little guy”, and admits that he doesn’t even use that word.  The show has already shown that the baby is able to use the Force. And after just two episodes, it is likely that the bounty hunter and the baby will tackle a very long journey throughout the series. Of course, we’ll be able to know more about the character in the following episodes, and I hope we’ll learn about their species as the show progresses. Star Wars: The Mandalorian is available to stream on Disney +, the third episode will be released on November 22. Also Read: Oscar Isaac Compares Finn, Poe, Rey Dynamic in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to Original Trilogy
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  • Florence Pugh Says Black Widow Will Be 'Raw, Painful, and Beautiful'
      Black Widow has already finished filming last month. The standalone film is a much-anticipated project since Scarlett Johansson has been in the MCU for years now. Fans will finally be able to learn more about Natasha Romanoff’s past. The film is set to release next year and Florence Pugh, who is set to play Yelena Belova, shares her thoughts about the movie. Pugh recently made an appearance in Variety’s Actors on Actors series where she sat down with Booksmart's Beanie Feldstein. She talked about her preparation once she landed the role as well as the places they filmed at. Pugh also shared her experience in working with a woman director. She says Cate Shortland was “the most beautiful and warm director,” and that working with her was a “very unique and special experience.” As for the movie itself, Pugh described it as something that is “very raw and very painful and very beautiful.” She claims that people will be surprised that an action film such as Black Widow will have so much heart. She thinks a lot of people will be emotional about Johansson’s character since she had a “hard ending” in Avengers: Infinity War.  She also mentioned that for the movie to be Johansson’s was “special.” Pugh thinks Black Widow “is so her,” and is thankful that she got to be there and witness how she does her stunts.  Many fans will agree with Pugh since a lot of the audience was shocked by Black Widow’s sudden death in Infinity War. Romanoff’s last movie will be very special for both Johansson and the fans who have loved her character ever since Iron Man 2. Black Widow also stars Rachel Weisz, O-T Fagbenie, Ray Winstone, and Olivier Richters. The movie is scheduled for release on May 1, 2020. Also Read: Mark Ruffalo to Meet with Kevin Feige about She-Hulk
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  • The Mandalorian: Ming-Na Wen's Thoughts About Baby Yoda is Totally ...
      Star Wars: The Mandalorian has released two episodes so far. And while the show is focused on Pedro Pascal’s bounty hunter, people still can’t get over, of what’s probably the most adorable character fans have seen in the franchise so far. Even an actor from the show expressed her thoughts about the character. This article contains potential SPOILERS for Star Wars: The Mandalorian. It is clear that from the first episode, Baby Yoda has won over the internet and has fans gushing over the character. If you recall, the baby was Pascal’s bounty hunter’s target. The character is yet to have a name but the species is similar to that of the Jedi Master. It is supposedly 50 years old, but different planets have a unique aging process, hence the baby’s appearance. The Agents of SHIELD actress, Ming-Na Wen, who will play the role of Fennec Shand, can’t get over the baby’s cuteness much like the fans. She even took to Twitter to express her fondness of the character. You can check out her tweet below. My maternal pangs are strong with this one. ?? Meet the star of @themandalorian. #babyyoda ????????@starwars pic.twitter.com/v26fCdEDta — Ming-Na Wen (@MingNa) November 16, 2019 The story is interesting and has fans gripping with excitement, but it looks like the baby has stolen the spotlight. The baby has captured the fans’ hearts, however, little is known about the character but the baby seems essential to the story. That being said, fans are excited to see what journey it will face in the following episodes. As for Wen’s character, Fennec Shand is yet to make an appearance in The Mandalorian. The episodes we have so far are focused on the Mandalorian’s mission to a desert planet.  Star Wars: The Mandalorian is available to stream on Disney+, the third episode will be released on November 22. Also Read: The Mandalorian: It's [SPOILER] Who Allegedly Saves the Mando During the Clone Wars
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  • Taika Waititi Has Finished Filming for The Suicide Squad, Margot ...
      One of the highly-anticipated DCEU films is James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad which is slated for release in 2021. The film is currently in production, but it looks like someone has already finished filming. Over at Gunn’s Instagram account, the director recently did a Q&A session that allowed people to ask him different kinds of questions. Amidst multiple queries, one fan asked if Taika Waititi has “approached” the set of Suicide Squad while the other asked whether or not Margot Robbie started filming her scenes for the movie. To the fans’ surprise, Gunn revealed that Waititi has already finished filming his parts of the film. On the other hand, Robbie only filmed “some” scenes as of now. It seems like she has barely started since Gunn wrote, “not nearly all,” which suggests that Robbie is far from getting finished. You can check out Gunn’s exchange with some fans below (via user @DanielRPK). From James Gunn's Instagram... ? pic.twitter.com/R6GtdfQhK3 — Daniel Richtman (@DanielRPK) November 17, 2019 Since Waititi is already finished, this led fans to speculate that he might only be making a cameo or will have a very small role in the film. That being said, since Robbie will be the main star of The Suicide Squad, she has a lot of scenes to shoot, hence, she’s barely even done with filming. For now, there aren’t a lot of details revealed regarding the movie. We only have the full list of actors so far.  In addition to the filming details, Robbie praised Gunn’s humor in the movie in a recent interview. She claims that the audience will be laughing a lot. She didn’t reveal any information, but Robbie assures that the film will be “very, very good.” The Suicide Squad is scheduled for release on August 6, 2021. Robbie will return as Harley Quinn in Birds of Prey, which premieres on February 7, 2020. Also Read: Justice League: BossLogic has the Perfect Solution for Releasing the Snyder Cut
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  • James Gunn Reveals He Never Had Talks With Mark Hamill for Guardians ...
      After a Twitter exchange, meeting over at Mark Hamill’s house for a cup of coffee, and speculations from fans starting last year, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn finally addressed the possibility of Mark Hamill being featured in the sequel. Gunn recently held a Q&A session on his Instagram account. The director has been answering multiple questions from fans regarding the Suicide Squad, directing, and even questions about break-ups. One fan, in particular, was curious whether or not the Star Wars alum is still in talks to appear in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Unfortunately, after a while of speculating for Hamill’s appearance, fans have learned that Gunn and Hamill never had the talks the fan speaks of. You can check out their exchange below. Gunn had a short and straight response to the answer and didn’t reveal anything more about the matter. He also didn’t mention his thoughts on the potential appearance, and if he would actually like Hamill to appear in the upcoming Marvel movie. Fans were expecting to see Hamill in the movie and some of them even speculated that he could play the role of Rocket Racoon’s master. However, it looks like fans wouldn’t be able to see this happen. Nevertheless, there’s still some time before Gunn will start working on GOTG 3, so it is possible that some changes and considerations might happen along the way. For now, Gunn is currently working on The Suicide Squad which comes out on August 6, 2021. He can only start production for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 once he is finished with the DC movie.  Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is yet to have a release date. Also Read: James Gunn Confirms Shazam! Star Zachary Levi Almost Played Star-Lord
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