It’s Happening! Ice Cube (@icecube) Confirms New “Friday” Movie!

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JANUARY 12, 2007, ENTERTAINMENT AMY O'BRIAN, Rapper Ice Cube, who's playing the Pacific Coliseum Saturday with Snoop Dogg. (Photo: handout) [PNG Merlin Archive]

There are a few movies that make us laugh like none other, but very few franchises that keep the laughs coming consistently. Ice Cube’s Friday movies are definitely a few of them.

For this many and more we are so happy that Ice Cube has confirmed there will be a fourth installment in the Friday movie franchise!

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We can officially put all of the speculation to rest.

A month after John Witherspoon said that another ‘Friday’ movie was in the works, Ice Cube himself has come through with the confirmation.

During an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Ice Cube announced the fourth installment is in development..

“We’re working on one right now,” Cube said. “We’re gonna call it Last Friday.”

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[VIDEO] “Everything, Everything” (@everythingfilm) Illustrates Love At Its Purest Form!

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I had one of the biggest epiphanies I’ve experienced of my adult life watching the Atlanta screening of Everything, Everything.

Life affords all of us scars and delivers packaged fear by way of experience and heartbreak. While watching this beautifully shot film based on a simple but beautiful young adult novel with the same title, I was suddenly aware of how much life and more importantly my life’s experiences robbed me of faith and hope in the greatest power we as humans possess. The film reintroduced me to the young girl I was before I’d experienced my first kiss. Back to a time when my only reference of how magical it felt to be held or touched was in daydreams or when I went to sleep and was lucky enough to dream the entire night about the boy I had a crush on. You know those magical butterflies that let loose in your stomach whenever your eyes catch the sight of your crush? The same butterflies that flutter and swirl until your palms are sweaty, you can’t breathe and your mouth is dry, so you to pick at something as minute as a random curl in your face trying not to look silly. While it sounds ridiculous, I remember all of that as being absolutely delicious and Everything, Everything re-introduced me to that feeling. It was 96 minutes of kismet, an hour and a half in a time machine transporting me back to a time when love was innocent, it was undeniably beautiful and it was everything.
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Initially, I attended the screening expecting to be inspired by the excellence of Black girl magic present in the film. Directed by a gifted Black woman in Stella Meghie, starring an amazing Black woman in Amandla Stenberg and written originally by a talented Black woman, Nicola Yoon, I expected to leave the screening boasting and bragging about #blackgirlmagic and how my sisters as a whole dominated Hollywood less than two years after we cried about Oscar snubs and Golden Globe exclusions. Instead Everything, Everything didn’t act as an underlying testament to black women’s superiority, no the message was far bigger than that. The message of Everything, Everything was love and love isn’t exclusive or restrictive. It has no boundaries, no color, no creed. It doesn’t brag or yell or “stunt”.  It’s simply Everything.

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Batgirl To Be DC’s Next Female Superhero Movie!

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The DC Cinematic Universe is rapidly expanding! It jump-started with Man of Steel and now includes Batman vs. Superman, Suicide Squad; the Wonder Woman solo film debuts next month, Justice League is set for this fall, and Flash, Aquaman, Batman, Shazam, and The Green Lantern Corps all have films set to be released over the next few years.

Now it looks like we can add Batgirl to the roster of superheroes getting their own solo films!

According to Joss Whedon, the director/constructor of The DC Cinematic Universe a Barbara Gordon/Batgirl solo film is in the works and she will be the next female superhero movie to be released!

via Screen Rant

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Writer/director Joss Whedon’s Batgirl should be the next DC female superhero movie to hit theaters following director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman, according to a key architect of the larger DC Extended Universe. This information was brought to light over the course of the red carpet premiere event for Jenkins’ DCEU tentpole in Shanghai, ahead of the movie’s debut in Chinese theaters on June 2nd (e.g. the same day that it bows in North America).

Reports of Whedon working on a DCEU solo film for the Batgirl/Barbara Gordon character only emerged back in March of this year, though there had been reports about the character joining the DCEU via a Birds of Prey ensemble movie, prior to the announcement concerning Whedon’s project. The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron filmmaker isn’t wasting any time moving forward with his next comic book film adaptation either, based on the latest comments from DCEU producer Deborah Snyder.

As confirmed by multiple sources at the Wonder Woman Chinese red carpet event on Twitter (including, this second source), Deborah Snyder said Whedon’s Batgirl should reach theaters before the potential Wonder Woman sequel. While a 2018 theatrical release date sounds like a stretch at this stage, this suggests that 2019 is a real possibility for when Batgirl could hit theaters. Currently, the only DCEU movie officially scheduled to arrive that year is Shazam.

This is awesome news! Batgirl is definitely an icon and one of the most popular superheroes on the planet and she has been a part of the Batman mythos for over forty years. It is definitely time we see her get her own spotlight! There is no casting news for the film, but we did hear a horrible rumor that Miley Cyrus was trying on the Batgirl costume…What do you guys think of a Batgirl solo film? Will you be watching? Sound off below!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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“Hellboy” Reboot Set to Be Scarier, Bloodier and More Gruesome than Ever!

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Reboots are a dime a dozen these days and while there are some we could honestly do without, there are others we all have just been dying to see.

The film franchise “Hellboy” is one of them.

According to the screenwriter for the film, this reboot of Hellboy will be darker and more gruesome than the previous films.

Ron Perlman as Hellboy

Ron Perlman as Hellboy

Fans of the film franchise have been asking for a third and final installment in Guillermo del Toro’s series, which starred Ron Perlman as the titular character, for years now, and they have yet to see their wishes fulfilled. After some back and forth with everyone involved in the series, earlier this year, del Toro finally said that a third Hellboy movie ‘simply isn’t in the cards’, but that didn’t mean audiences were done with the character forever. Game of Thrones’ director Neil Marshall will be helming an R-rated reboot of the franchise based on a screenplay from Mignola, Andrew Cosby, and Christopher Golden, which will see ‘Stranger Things’ actor David Harbour taking over for Perlman as Brother Red.

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[VIDEO] Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (@Guardians) Cranks Up The Crazy!

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe literally was out of this world with its latest hit film, Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2!

All of our favorite space heroes are back–Peter Quill (Star-Lord), Gamora, Drax The Destroyer, Groot, and Rocket Raccoon–with a somewhat expanded roster thanks to their latest threat.

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This time around our heroes find themselves in over their heads thanks to Rocket’s sticky fingers. They begin the film defending advanced batteries designed by The Sovereign, a gold-skinned humanoid race of aliens who have genetically engineered each member of their race for a specific purpose and design. Easily offended and angry they go after the Guardians after turning over Nebula to them. The battle takes an unlikely turn when the team is aided by a mysterious ship and they crash land on a strange world. There Star-Lord learns who their mysterious rescuer is–his father!  Not only does Quill learn of his alien heritage, he also learns of a few other abilities  he is endowed with that may very well change the galaxy as we know it.

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[VIDEO/FINAL TRAILER] Wonder Woman (@WonderWomanFilm)-Rise of The Warrior!

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Summer is here and that means blockbuster movies are coming!

Although we will see a ton of superheroes, aliens, monkeys, and monsters, none of them can compare to Wonder Woman!

Yep, as you already know Wonder Woman will be a period piece, set during World War I, detailing the origins of Diana (Gal Gadot), The Amazon Princess, and her introduction to Patriarch’s World (Earth as we know it).  This marks Wonder Woman’s second appearance on The Big Screen, and her first stand alone film. Check out the final trailer below!

This final trailer is EVERYTHING! You really get to see just how bad ass of a warrior she is. She is almost as strong as Superman and on par with Batman in fighting skill, but willing to kill. This makes her one of the more dangerous members of The Justice League (coming this Fall). This trailer really dives into the mythos of Wonder Woman, explaining her origins, her people, The Amazons, and her mother, Queen Hippolyta.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ (@Guardians) Is Leading As Most Talked About Film!

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Guardians of the Galaxy are back and Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders.

When it is discovered that Rocket has stolen the items they were sent to guard, the Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter’s parentage is revealed.

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Peter meets his father in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’

Variety states that “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” generated the most social media buzz last week, according to media-measurement firm com-score and its PreAct service. The movie which opens May 5 in the U.S. amid massive expectations, generated more than 76,000 new conversations last week in the wake of its international release in 37 territories this past weekend. The movie took in more than $100 million from 37 markets, led by $15 million in the U.K.

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