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“Bumblebee” star to be cast in the MCU as the new Hawkeye!!

Well, it seems that the mantle has been passed. According to Variety, Disney has cast a new Hawkeye for the upcoming ‘Hawkeye’ TV series. Hailee Steinfeld has been offered the starring role in the Disney+ TV adaption of the Avengers’ master archer. She will likely play Kate Bishop, the daughter of a powerful businessman who …

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“Twilight” actor Robert Pattinson to become the new “Dark Knight!

Moving from being in “Twilight” to portraying the “Dark Knight”, British model turned actor Robert Pattinson is in talks with Warner Bros about taking on the role of DC Comics iconic hero, Batman. Pattinson is best known for his portrayal of Edward Cullen in the film adaptions of the Twilight novels written by Stephanie Meyer, …

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Funimation ends their partnership with Crunchyroll, also leaving VRV!!

As the old saying goes, good things must come to an end. After two years of bringing more anime to the fans, Funimation is ending its anime cross-licensing deal with Crunchyroll. Sony Pictures Television acquired 95% majority stake for about $143 million in Funimation last year and they want to expand the company globally. This …

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Westworld, This is Us actors to join cast of “Frozen 2!!”

Disney’s anticipated sequel to its 2013 animated megahit could have two new additions to the cast. Evan Rachel Wood, who plays the sentient android Dolores Abernathy in the HBO series Westworld, and Sterling K. Brown, known for his portrayal of Randall Pearson on the NBC drama This Is Us, are currently in talks with Disney …

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