Source: Variety

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Hugh Jackman on ‘Deadpool’s’ Oscars odds and retiring Wolverine

For this week’s Golden Globes Variety cover story, Hugh Jackman threw his weight behind “Deadpool,” making the case for why the comic-book tentpole starring Ryan Reynolds should be a prominent awards contender (and it might be — following its Writers Guild of America nomination this week). Jackman also spoke to Variety about retiring his claws […]

Star Wars

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Woody Harrelson eyed to play Han Solo’s mentor in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

After playing a mentor to Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” franchise, Woody Harrelson might help guide another iconic character’s journey. Sources tell Variety that, while talks are still in the early stages, Harrelson is the top choice to play Han Solo’s mentor in the upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff starring Alden Ehrenreich.

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‘Rogue One’ scores massive $155 million debut as ‘Star Wars’ fans flock to theaters

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” sold out multiplexes around the world and brought fanboys and fangirls out in force over the weekend. The “Star Wars” prequel scored the second-largest December opening in history, the second-largest launch of the year, and one of the top debuts in history, opening to a massive $155 million in […]

DC Comics

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Ryan Reynolds: “I would have been a fool” to pass up ‘Green Lantern’

“I didn’t know much about the Green Lantern going in, and I didn’t know what it would be like to do something on that scale and be part of something on that gigantic superhero juggernaut machine that Warner Bros. had over there,” says Reynolds. “In the end, the movie didn’t really work or didn’t meet […]

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Kevin Feige closes the door on X-Men in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Fox controls the film rights to “The X-Men” and “The Fantastic Four.” Could you partner with them on a movie as you did with Sony? It’s an impossibility at this juncture. We certainly have enough films to keep us busy for a number of lifetimes.