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Guardians Of The Galaxy Leaked Post-Credits Scene Reveals Crazy Cameos

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The CollectorComic book movies, especially those churned out by Marvel, are big on post-credit scenes. In fact, in most instances these days, if you leave after the first stinger, you’re likely to miss out, because it seems like every release has at least two, one during the credits and one at the very end. Their latest, the deep space adventure Guardians of the Galaxy, is no exception. The biggest story about these particular scenes, however, is that there’s not much of a story to tell. While preview screenings contain one, the other has been purposely left out (they’re just forcing me to go see it again, which I was going to do anyway). It’s their way of leaving something to the imagination, of not showing their entire hand before the movie even opens. And of course, it’s already leaked online, because the Internet is a sneaky little bastard like that.

STOP READING if you have any inclination to avoid SPOILERS.

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Gallery 1988 Show To Spotlight Little Golden Books Versions Of X-Files, Dredd, And More

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BTTFYou might not recognize the name “Joey Spiotto,” but there’s a good chance you’ve seen and admired his work at some point. We’ve featured his brilliant “Little Golden Book” riffs on pop-culture staples such as Alien and Shaun of the Dead several times here on GFR over the years, but he just keeps putting out more awesome stuff. Now a bunch of that awesome stuff is set to be gathered together under one roof for an art show beginning this Friday, August 1 at Gallery 1988 East in Los Angeles.

Spiotto’s “Little Golden Books” pieces are like artifacts from a far superior alternate universe, one where your children can thrill to the cheerful adventures of cartoon-ified alien facehuggers, or a day in the life of precocious, cuddly versions of Pulp Fiction’s hitmen Vincent and Jules. (Just don’t ask about the sign on the front of Jimmie’s house.) I mean, come on, who wouldn’t love to be kicked to death by Alex from A Clockwork Orange if he looked this adorable?

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Robotech Academy Kickstarter Hopes To Resurrect Unfinished Animated Series

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The original Robotech ‘toon was a staple of my Saturday mornings when I was young, but it’s one of those things that fell by the wayside as I grew older. Who knows, if I’d been more obsessed with it, I might have taken the headfirst dive into anime, something that I’ve only occasionally intersected with for things like Akira or Cowboy Bebop. Well, whether you’re a die-hard Robotech fan or just carrying a nostalgic torch for it like me, you might want to check out the Kickstarter campaign hoping to birth a new animated spinoff called Robotech Academy.

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Predators Writer Hired For Deus Ex Movie

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DeuxExIn spite of video games having become a multi-billion-dollar industry that regularly outpaces movie box-office totals, we still have yet to have our first truly great video-game movie. It’ll happen eventually, and there are a several possible contenders in the works — I’m pulling for the Assassin’s Creed, Mass Effect, and Uncharted movies, personally. One I’d kind of forgotten was happening is CBS Films’ adaptation of Square Enix and Eidos Montreal’s acclaimed Deus Ex games, which THR reports has just added a new screenwriter in the form of Predators writer Michael Finch.

First announced in the summer of 2012, the Deus Ex movie is using the most recent game, 2011’s excellent Deus Ex: Human Revolution as its launching point. The game is set in 2027 and centers on Adam Jensen, a former SWAT cop turned private security agent for an up-and-coming biotech firm called Sarif Industries. Human cybernetic enhancement is a growing field, but also quite controversial, as Jensen learns the hard way during a terrorist attack on the company that leaves him near death. He’s rebuilt with extensive enhancements and goes on the hunt for those responsible, in the process uncovering a web of secrets and conspiracies. Human Revolution already has an intensely stylized and cinematic visual style, not to mention a solid storyline, so it’s definitely got the makings of a great film…if done properly.

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Syfy’s 12 Monkeys Casts Brad Pitt’s Wingnut As A Woman And Adds A New Villain

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12 MonkeysFrom the first moment we heard that Syfy was reworking Terry Gilliam’s wingnut time travel adventure 12 Monkeys into a continuing series, my first question has been, what about Jeffrey Goines? We’ve heard about the casting of most of the key roles, and even seen a trailer full of footage from the pilot episode, but there wasn’t even a peep about the character played by Brad Pitt. That is until now. But, like the rest of the show, there have been some significant changes made to the part, chief among them, the character is now a woman. They’ve also added a new villain into the mix.

According to a press release, Emily Hampshire (Cosmopolis) has been cast in the role, though there is no word on what her name might be. Part of my hopes they just keep it Jeffrey Goines, because why the hell not. In Gilliam’s 1995 original—which is itself based on the avant-garde French short La Jetee—Jeffrey is a rich lunatic that the time travelling James Cole, played by Bruce Willis in the film and Aaron Stanford (X-Men 2) in the series, meets in a present day mental institution.

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Simon Pegg Coyly Responds To Star Wars: Episode VII Rumors

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simon pegg star trek into darknessAny time an actor gets questioned about a potential role in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII, they get incredibly cheeky and put together answers that don’t actually answer the question being asked. And who is going to be cheekier than the hilarious Simon Pegg? An offhand Comic-Con comment by Benedict Cumberbatch, in which the Sherlock actor referred to Abrams’ “continuing use of Simon Pegg,” sparked rumors that the Shaun of the Dead star could be involved in the long-awaited Star Wars sequel. Pegg directly addressed this in a recent interview, and the British actor politely danced around the subject without ever saying, “No.” My money is on him being in this thing. (To be noted, I only have a penny.)

Wryly acknowledging that Cumberbatch did say “something” at Comic-Con, Pegg uses a deliberate choice of words that are full of implications and innuendo, but nothing so concrete. “J.J. uses me in different roles, and we’re good friends,” he told Vulture. “I feel like my face in Star Wars would pop people out of the movie.” He then shares his disinterest in people pointing at the screen and saying, “Oh, there’s Simon Pegg’s face.” He follows that up by calling the film cleverly cast with these amazing, unknown actors.