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‘Alien’ 40th Anniversary Edition Coming To 4K Ultra HD Next Week
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Director Ridley Scott‘s sci-fi horror classic Alien is set to arrive on 4K Ultra HD exactly one week from today.

The new release comes in celebration of the film’s 40th anniversary this year. You can find all of the information on the Alien 40th Anniversary Edition 4K release, including which bonus features will be included, below.

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‘Stuber’ Trailer: Kumail Nanjiani Helps Dave Bautista Pursue A Murderer In New Action Comedy
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Stuber

A mismatched pair always makes for a great buddy film. Such is the case with Stuber, an action comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani as an Uber driver who has to drive around a tough and gritty cop (Dave Bautista) in his search for a murder suspect.

What could possibly go wrong? Well, apparently, and obviously, a lot. Check out the first trailer for Stuber below.

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Ryan Reynolds and Taika Waititi Are Reuniting For Video Game Comedy ‘Free Guy’
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Green Lantern, starring Ryan Reynolds and Taika Waititi, was unremarkable to say the least. Reynolds has gone on to do other things like Deadpool while Waititi is perhaps better known for his directorial efforts, some of which also featured him in starring roles.

And now it looks like the long-awaited reunion between the two is finally happening. But not for a Green Lantern sequel. According to new reports, the two will pair up for Free Guy, a video game based comedy. More info on the project below.

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Fallout From The Disney-Fox Merger Begins As Fox 2000 Shuts Its Doors and Execs Are Given 60-Day Notices
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20th Century Fox

Disney’s recently finalized acquisition of Fox this week was one of the biggest in entertainment history. The $71.3 billion deal meant that numerous properties that flew under the Fox banner would now belong to Disney. It also means that Fox’s Marvel characters can now play with Marvel Cinematic Universe characters. However, such a merger comes at a huge cost. Usually, that cost is jobs. As many expected, there are massive layoffs happening in the wake of this merger. Fox 2000, 20th Century Fox’s production branch that brought us films like Hidden Figures, The Hate U Give, The Fault in Our Stars, and Love, Simon, is shutting its doors.

But they aren’t the only ones. Some of the higher-ups at the studio are also being handed pink slips. More on the report below.

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Disney’s Acquisition Of Fox Is Now Complete
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It’s now done. Two years after The Walt Disney Company made the initial $52 billion bid to acquire the 21st Century Fox entertainment assets, and working through months of the legalities, the studio has finally completed the Disney-Fox merger. More on the report below.

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Disney’s Fox Acquisition Officially Closes On March 20, 2019
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It’s been a very busy year for Walt Disney Studios’ Alan Horn. After acquiring Marvel and Lucasfilm in recent years, the CEO helped the studio make its biggest acquisition yet, 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets.

Now, after months of working out the legalities, and waiting for approval from the Department of Justice, the Mouse House can officially call the once competing studio their own on March 20, 2019. More on the report below.

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‘Dark Phoenix’ Trailer: The X-Men May Be Experiencing Some Déjà Vu
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Dark Phoenix starring Sophie Turner

Dark Phoenix may be the final X-Men film under the 20th Century Fox banner before it goes over to Disney. If that is the case, then they will be going out on their own terms. And it looks like director Simon Kinberg could end the franchise with a story arc that we have already seen before: “The Dark Phoenix Saga.”

In it, Jean Grey becomes possessed by a cosmic entity and kills nearly all of life in the process. With the X-Men trying to regain control of their friend, there are outside forces that seek to manipulate her. And now we are seeing more of that, and how the new villain (Jessica Chastain) will stop at nothing to use Jean’s (Sophie Turner) new powers for her own nefarious goals. Fox has released a new trailer for Dark Phoenix, and you can check it out below.

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Lauren Shuler Donner On The Future Of ‘Deadpool’ and The Rest Of Fox’s ‘X-Men’ Franchises Under Disney
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Deadpool 2 Trailer

Last year, the Department of Justice approved The Walt Disney Company’s $71 billion offer to acquire Fox’s entertainment assets, including television and film properties. The news was a cause for celebration for Marvel fans as the move meant that X-Men and Fantastic Four characters would finally be able to play in the Marvel Studios sandbox.

However, this also meant that the current X-Men franchise, including its many spinoffs like Deadpool and the yet-to-be-released The New Mutants, was in serious jeopardy of no longer continuing or being rebooted. Deadpool, a raunchy superhero with a debaucherous behavior, doesn’t quite fit into what Disney has done with the MCU and the family friendly films they release.

Long-time X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner spoke about passing the franchise to their new owners, Disney. She also addressed its future, as well as the future of Deadpool and when The New Mutants will be released. More on the report below.

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James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez Talk ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ In New Video “Two Visionaries, One Vision”
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20th Century Fox has released a new promo video for Alita: Battle Angel, the long-awaited adaptation of Yukito Kishiro‘s Japanese manga Battle Angel Alita.

In the video, dubbed “Two Visionaries, One Vision,” producer James Cameron (Aliens, Terminator, Avatar, Titanic)—who was attached to direct the adaptation for nearly 20 years before ultimately handing over the reins so he could concentrate on him multiple Avatar sequels—and director Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, From Dusk Till Dawn, Desperado, Grindhouse) talk about the movie. You can check it out below.

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Watch Now: ‘The Predator’ Stop-Motion Holiday Short
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The Predator Holiday Short

If you missed the reminder that The Predator was getting its own holiday special that was going to air during the BoJack Horseman Christmas episode last night, never fear.

The stop-motion animated short has now been released online by 20th Century Fox. It’s only a couple of minutes long, and you can check it out below.

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