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These Black Panther Fan Posters Are Better Than the Real Ones

Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett in Black Panther

A graphic designer released a new series of posters for Black Panther that you could argue look even better than the official Marvel ones. The titular superhero may be one of Marvel’s more unheralded characters compared to those of the Avengers, but the Chadwick Boseman-starring Black Panther has a chance to be as successful as other recent releases about more iconic heroes. Ticket pre-sales for the movie are outpacing Captain America: Civil War and it could have a bigger opening weekend at the box office than Spider-Man: Homecoming.

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Creed 2 Officially Casts Ivan Drago’s Son

A real-life Romanian boxer has been cast in Creed 2 to play the son of Rocky IV nemesis Ivan Drago. Creed 2, of course, is the follow-up to hit 2015 sports drama Creed, a spinoff of the Rocky franchise that starred Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Johnson, a promising boxer living in the shadows of Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), the late father he never knew. Knowing he has the heart and physical potential to be a champ, Adonis seeks the help of his father’s former opponent and best friend, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), as he pursues the world light heavyweight title.

Throughout the Rocky film series, the saga has really had only one true villain, the Russian boxer Ivan …

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Emoji Movie is First Film Screened in Saudi Arabia in 35 Years

Saudi Arabia has lifted its ban on cinemas, and the first film screened in 35 years is The Emoji Movie. Despite the general consensus that The Emoji Movie was quite bad, the film centered around the popular smartphone icons is making a lot of people happy in Saudi Arabia as it leads the way for the return of the “movie theater experience” for the country’s people.

The ban was originally put in place during the early the 1980s due to pressure from Islamists as the country moved towards a religiously conservative society, discouraging public entertainment and the …

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The Best Moments From The Gifted Season 1

The Gifted wrapped its 13 episode season 1 with an order from FOX for a second season, though it it had difficulty scoring the ratings the network expected for a comic book superhero series based upon the popular X-Men movies. Because The Gifted is set in an alternate universe from the films, the lack of actual X-Men characters like Wolverine, Storm or even Professor X appearing likely hurt fan interest in the series. The Gifted also suffered from creative issues; the series had trouble building and sustaining momentum and living up to its potential.

However, The Gifted

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The Gifted: Everything We Know About What Happened to The X-Men

The Gifted has wrapped its first season and even though the X-Men didn’t appear, they loomed large over the series. Set in an alternate timeline from the X-Men films, The Gifted carved their own indelible version of a world where mutants exist and are not only hated and feared as socio-political pariahs, but are often hunted and incarcerated as terrorists. However, the series made it abundantly clear from the start that even though they are now missing, the X-Men remain an integral part of this world and its history.

The details of which particular mutants comprised the X-Men aren’t clear, but it’s safe …

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