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The Week in Movie News: Here’s What You Need to Know

Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:


Comic-Con brings big announcements and hot panels: Lots of superhero movie news and more started trickling out of San Diego this week, and we’ll be continuing to share and roundup Comic-Con goodies through the weekend. For what we’ve got so far on the DC Extended Universe, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Kingsman: The Golden Circle and more, read this and this and this.


Spider-Man is sticking with Jon Watts: Given the stellar reviews and box office success of Spider-Man: Homecoming, it’s no surprise that director Jon Watts is apparently being wooed for the sequel. Read morehere.


Doctor Doom is getting his own movie: After the attempted Fantastic Four reboot flopped at hte box office, a solo Doctor Doom movie is the last thing we expected to hear announced at Comic-Con, but that’s what Fargo and Legion showrunner claims to be working on now. Read more here.


Disney new immersive Star Wars resort: Before Comic-Con, there was D23, and one of the things announced at the Disney fan convention was a groundbreaking immersive Star Wars hotel and resort. Read more and see concept art here.


Christopher Nolan on the extreme lengths taken to make Dunkirk: We talked to Christopher Nolan about his new movie Dunkirk and what it took to bring the historical events of the Dunkirk evacuation during World War II to life. Read all about it here.


Rebel in the Rye looks like a movie worth catching: Fandango exclusively debuted the first trailer for Rebel in the Rye, a biopic starring Nicholas Hoult as The Catcher in the Rye author J.D. Salinger. Watch it here:

The Shape of Water has us hooked: The latest from Guillermo del Toro, an original movie about a fish man titled The Shape of Water, looks beautiful and fantastic. Check out the trailer here:

The Disaster Artist recreates a bad movie: James Franco’s The Disaster Artist debuted a teaser featuring the actor/director portraying notorious filmmaker Tommy Wiseau during the making of The Room. Watch it below and see a comparison to the real thing here.

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