Our new favorite hashtag is #VeryRealisticYA, which in addition to pointing out all that is ridiculous about the red-hot but not always relatable YA genre, happens to be gut-bustingly hilarious. (Even better: it was created by an actual teen writer!) Here are some of our favorites.
There was always something ugly at the heart of the wish-fulfillment in the Divergent series — everybody except me is one dimensional, because I'm special! But where the first movie managed to turn this into a weirdly sweet adventure about trying fit in, the sequel just goes full-on narcissistic. And dreary.
You guys, what is going on with Insurgent? First there was this bizarre trailer, and now we've got a new trailer with actual footage. And it's 99.9% guns and haircuts. Which, OK great, haircuts are fun. But yeeeeesh with the guns.
The sequel to Divergent, Insurgent, finally has a trailer that makes some sort of sense. The last trailer was bizarre, to say the least, but this time it looks like we have actual non-dream-sequence footage. So hey!
Photos reveal an iconic Batman scene is being filmed for Batman v. Superman. The villains' romance takes center stage in X-Men: Apocalypse. Jenna Coleman explains the role Santa has in the Doctor Who Christmas special. And new details from Peggy Carter's appearance in the next Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers now!
Young Adult series Divergent made a fairly big splash when it debuted as a feature film starring Shailene Woodley. But the second movie, Insurgent, will really have to kick it up a notch. So imagine our surprise when the first trailer is mostly an inexplicable, flying cement house.
There's a supposed breakdown of Age of Ultron's opening battle, news about Jupiter Ascending's "insane" stuntwork, and a new Insurgent cast member. Plus, the Game of Thrones showrunners promise the biggest season finale yet and major secrets will be revealed when Teen Wolf returns. Spoilers now!
One Original Trilogy star won't be in the new Star Wars movies. Famke Janssen wants more of the Wolverine/Cyclops/Jean Grey love triangle. And it looks like we'll be seeing another major deviation from the books on Game of Thrones. Plus new Doctor Who set photos show Clara using the sonic screwdriver. Spoilers now!
Have we only seen one of two Batsuits in Batman v. Superman? An old Doctor Strange casting theory is resurrected. And George R.R. Martin once again proposes a solution to Game of Thrones' problem of running out of books to adapt. Check out set video from Ridley Scott's Halo. Spoilers now!
The Divergent sequel has started filming. Marvel confirms Charlie Cox's casting as Daredevil, plus the Netflix show's modern New York setting. And check out brand new looks at the Transformers, Extant, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Spoilers now!
The Divergent sequel has a new director. Amazing Spider-Man 2's viral site sets up B.J. Novak's character. Josh Schwartz talks bringing Chuck back. And does a set photo reveal Eric's fate on True Blood? Plus, new photos from X-Men: Days of Future Past! Spoilers now!
The Divergent sequel's looking for a new director. The Disney Channel's cast Maleficent's daughter for its show Descendants. And Paul Rudd again comments on the rumors surrounding him and Ant-Man, while Steve Carell comments on the lack of rumors surrounding him. Plus, photos and concept art from I, Frankenstein.…