The Predator Director Shane Black Defends Hiring a Registered Sex Offender After Fox Found Out [Updated]

In mid-August, The Predator actress Olivia Munn learned that Steven Wilder Striegel, an actor she shares a brief scene with in the upcoming 20th Century Fox thriller, was a registered sex offender. After bringing it to their attention, the studio says it was not aware, but director Shane Black is defending the choice…

Fox Shareholders Have Agreed to the Disney Deal, and the X-Men Are Coming Back to Marvel

Much like any major comic book crossover event, the Disney/Fox merger saga has been exhaustingly drawn out, narratively dubious and marked by a number of dramatic twists and turns, but after the long battle, a decision has been reached. Today, an overwhelming majority of Disney and 21st Century Fox’s shareholders…

The Giant Eyes of Alita: Battle Angel Are a Little Less Creepy in Its New Trailer

It’s been eight months since we first got a glimpse of Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel, and even now, the top point of discussion around the movie has been Alita’s giant, manga-inspired, and very unsettling eyeballs. But the latest trailer has seemingly made some tweaks so that Alita’s cyborg shell looks a…

There Are No Plans in Place, But Kevin Feige Would Love the X-Men to Meet the Avengers

Five years ago, if you asked anyone if Spider-Man would ever appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the answer would’ve been no. There was no way Sony was going to share Marvel’s most popular superhero with Disney. But, miraculously, it happened. That leaves only a few major Marvel superheroes who aren’t in the…

Despite Deadpool's Success, Fox Still Second-Guessed Logan

We all know the story. For years 20th Century Fox, the controllers of the rights to all Marvel X-Men properties, was too worried to make the R-rated Deadpool. They didn’t think something that raunchy or violent could work in the superhero genre. Then, finally, after years of saying “No,” they finally said “Yes”—and…