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Gal Gadot came pretty close to actually becoming a real Wonder Woman when she returned to Leavesden Studios outside London to finish some reshoots for Wonder Woman. It was November of last year, and Gadot was five months pregnant with her second child, her baby bump conspicuously showing. But through some movie magic and some plain old female badassery, Gadot filmed the reshoots without a hitch, showing us all up. Find out how Gal Gadot shot Wonder Woman pregnant after the jump. Reshoots are a regular part of the filmmaking process, as is working around actresses’ pregnancies.

Star Wars: Greedo Actor Reveals Deleted Han Solo Scene Greedo actor Paul Blake reveals the existence of a shoot-out scene with Han Solo (Harrison Ford) that was deleted from Star Wars: A New Hope. The character of Greedo was just a minor player in Star Wars: A New Hope – a Rodian bounty hunter in the employ of Jabba the Hutt, Greedo met his unfortunate end at the hands of smuggler Han Solo, who blasted the green alien into oblivion in the back of the Mos Eisley cantina.

Fox sets dates for X-Men's Dark Phoenix, New Mutants and Deadpool 2 Today, Fox updated their upcoming slate dates with several reveals, including their Marvel mutant franchises, to include the long-rumored DARK PHOENIX and NEW MUTANTS, as well as a slight shift for DEADPOOL 2. Last summer's X-MEN: APOCALYPSE was met with mixed feelings, but the next entry is pushing forth and tackling perhaps the biggest X-Men story from the comics, The Dark Phoenix Saga. You may... Read More...

'Justice League' International Trailer: Batman Makes Some New Super-Friends This new international trailer for Justice League isn’t nearly as long as the domestic trailers, but the latest sneak peek at Zack Snyder’s ambitious superhero team-up should hold you over until the next full-length preview drops. And despite its compact runtime, it does feature a little bit of new footage while teasing the mysterious new villain that will bring these heroic titans together, all set to a generic heavy rock cover of The Beatles’ “Come Together” that was clearly lifted from Snyder’s iPod circa 2001. Continue reading…

Wonder Woman’s Iconic Moment: The Pre-History Of The Character As Revealed In The Wonder Woman Film The more we’ve seen and heard about the Wonder Woman film, the more I’ve become intrigued by its use of World War I to help set the stage for the character.  We’re so used to our iconic heroes emerging from the turmoil of World War II — a notion which echoes very strongly in comic books to this day — that you might think the First Great War is an odd choice here as part of a DCEU that seeks to define these comic book icons for current generations and beyond. But it’s actually very clever.

Fox sets dates for X-Men's Dark Phoenix, New Mutants and Deadpool 2 Today, Fox updated their upcoming slate dates with several reveals, including their Marvel mutant franchises, to include the long-rumored DARK PHOENIX and NEW MUTANTS, as well as a slight shift for DEADPOOL 2. Last summer's X-MEN: APOCALYPSE was met with mixed feelings, but the next entry is pushing forth and tackling perhaps the biggest X-Men story from the comics, The Dark Phoenix Saga. You may... Read More...

Tom Cruise Stares Down Sofia Boutella in Latest 'Mummy' Preview Image June 9 is gonna be a big day in 2017: not just this writer’s birthday, not just the funniest numerical date of the year (6/9 — nice), not just the release of well-pedigreed indies Beatriz at Dinner and It Comes at Night. The day will undoubtedly be dominated by the grand debut of Universal’s remake of The Mummy starring box-office king of summer Tom Cruise and breakout star Sofia Boutella.

It looks like 20th Century Fox is in a release date kinda mood. After James Cameron used his film’s Facebook page this morning to share the premieres of his next four Avatar sequels, Fox has also announced the release dates for its upcoming slate of Marvel movies, including Deadpool 2, New Mutants, and the next film in their X-Men franchise, X-Men: Dark Phoenix. For the five Gambit fans in the house who thought this might finally be their moment, well, sorry guys, that one’s still in development hell. Continue reading…

Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot are teasing Diana Prince’s ‘big hero moment’ in the upcoming film. The next installment in the DC Extended Universe, Jenkins’ movie goes back in time to explore Diana’s journey from budding superhero to disillusioned warrior and her subsequent ‘rebirth’ as a hero in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. While Wonder Woman includes scenes featuring Diana as a child, the bulk of the film centers around her experience fighting in WWI – after the U.S.

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