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Star Wars: Andor Explains the Folly of the Empire

Plus the season five Handmaid's Tale trailer, Halloween Ends' Michael Myers is ready for his close-up, and Stargirl gets some new neighbors.

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Andor, clad in his leather jacket, walks in front of a red brick building.
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Jameela Jamil (dressed as her She-Hulk character Titania) vandalized some She-Hulk posters in Los Angeles as a bit of PR. Christian Slater has been cast as the villain in the new live-action Spiderwick Chronicles. There’s so, so much horror coming, you guys. But is there more? There’s more!

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I Saw the TV Glow

Coming Soon reports Phoebe Bridgers and Fred Durst have joined the cast of I Saw the TV Glow, the latest film from We’re All Going to the World’s Fair director Jane Schoenbrun. Co-starring Amber Benson, Ian Foreman, Conner O’Malley, Emma Portner, Helena Howard, Lindsey Jordan, Danielle Deadwyler, and Haley Dahl— as well as both Danny Tamberelli and Michael Maronna from The Adventures of Pete & Pete — the story follows “two teenage outcasts (Justice Smith and Brigette Lundy-Paine) who bond over their shared interest and love of a scary television show. However, following the show’s mysterious cancellation, the boundary between what’s real and what’s television begins to blur.”


Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

James Wan shared several pieces of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom concept art on Instagram in light of the film’s recent delay to December 2023.

Halloween Ends

Fandango also has a new look at Michael Myers as he appears in Halloween Ends.



Likewise, Mia Goth returns as Pearl in a new image from the upcoming prequel to this year’s X.


Smile/Don’t Worry Darling

Fandango also has a new images of Sosie Bacon in Smile and Florence Pugh in Don’t Worry Darling.



Here, have an all-text teaser for Hulu’s Hellraiser.

Hellraiser | Only on Hulu Oct 7

Three Thousand Years of Longing

George Miller discusses the genre-defying aspects of Three Thousand Years of Longing in a new featurette.

THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING | George Miller: Beyond Fury Road Featurette | MGM Studios

He’s Watching

Young siblings home alone have increasingly disturbing videos messaged to their phones in the trailer for He’s Watching.

He’s Watching - Trailer #2

Goodnight Mommy

Meanwhile, twin brothers suspect their mother (Naomi Watts) isn’t who she claims to be when she returns home from plastic surgery in the trailer for Goodnight Mommy, an English-language remake of the 2014 Austrian horror film Ich Seh, Ich Seh.

Goodnight Mommy - Official Trailer | Prime Video

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Deadline reports Christian Slater has been cast as the villainous ogre Mulgarath in the upcoming Spiderwick Chronicles series at Disney+. In addition to human flesh, Mulgarath (a.k.a. Dr. Dorian Brauer) is said to crave “the secrets contained in Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide to the Natural World for a nefarious scheme that will satisfy his hunger.”


She-Hulk: Attorney At Law

Jameela Jamil’s Titania was recently spotted vandalizing She-Hulk posters and billboards in Los Angeles.


Star Wars: Andor

Diego Luna shares a scene with Stellan Skarsgard in the first clip from the Cassian Andor series at Disney+.


The Handmaid’s Tale

Hulu has also released a new trailer for the fifth season of The Handmaid’s Tale premiering September 14 on Hulu.

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Trailer (HD)


The latest Stargirl featurette discusses Sportsmaster, Tigress, and Artemis moving in next door to the Whitmore-Dugans in season three.

DC’s Stargirl Season 3 “Hello Neighbor” Featurette (HD) Brec Bassinger Superhero series

Los Espookys

Uncle Tico is invited to join the Los Espookys team in a new trailer for season two.

Los Espookys Season 2 | Official Trailer | HBO


Finally, Ethan Hawke debuts as Batman in the first clip from Cartoon Network’s Batwheels.

Introducing Ethan Hawke as Batman | Batwheels | Cartoonito

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