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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is all set to release in India in November

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is all set to release in India in November

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"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is all set to release in India by Warner Bros Pictures on November 16. The sequel to "Fantastic Beasts" will be released in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu by Warner Bros Pictures, read a statement to IANS. The J.K. Rowling movie is the second in the planned five movies spin-off franchise from the "Harry Potter" films. The film explores the adventures of "magizoologist" Newt Scamander, essayed by Eddie Redmayne. Dumbledore (Jude Law, as a younger version of the professor played by Richard Harris and Michael Gambon in the Harry Potter films) gives his ex-student Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) the address of a safe house in Paris. Newt is tasked with hunting down and killing Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp), a tyrant with dark ma...
Aquaman extended trailer: Jason Momoa enthralls audience in classic suit

Aquaman extended trailer: Jason Momoa enthralls audience in classic suit

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Fans went berserk after an extended video for Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, hit on Friday. On Thursday, director James Wan shared a poster and hinted "something" else was coming. A Son of the Land... A King of the Seas... He’s the Protector of the Deep. Something arrives tomorrow. #Aquaman pic.twitter.com/cFsiH0e2jQ — James Wan (@creepypuppet) October 4, 2018 Fans who perhaps were expecting only a short two-minute trailer were gifted with the new footage which runs over five minutes and shows basic story origin, marine action scenes and Jason in classic Aquaman suit for the first time. Watch here: As per the official synopsis, the film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime-one that will not only force
Making of 2.0: Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer is all set to be a visual treat!

Making of 2.0: Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer is all set to be a visual treat!

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While the Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 is going to hit the theatre screens on November 29 this year, Lyca Productions have shared yet another making video that documents the judicious use of VFX. Check it out here: The yet-to-be-released Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar’s film 2.0 is one of the first India movies to be shot in 3D. At USD 75 million which is roughly Rs 543 crore, 2.0 is costlier than several Hollywood blockbusters like Deadpool, The Nun, Conjuring, X-Men etc. However, there is a common equation in 2.0 and Hollywood biggies such as Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Black Panthers, Ant-Man and The Wasp and even the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. According to the director Shankar, the international VFX company Double Negative which has done
Thugs of Hindostan vs Manikarnika: Whose VFX is at par with Hollywood movies?

Thugs of Hindostan vs Manikarnika: Whose VFX is at par with Hollywood movies?

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The teasers of two most awaited movies - Thugs of Hindostan and Manikarnika released during the last ten days, makes the fans go crazy. The three-time national award winner actress Kangana Ranaut plays the role of Rani Laxmibai in this Krish Jagarlamudi directed movie. Through the teaser video, Kangana looks stunning as Jhansi Ki Rani and gladly she fits perfectly into the bill. Meanwhile, the teaser also will largely give the feel of Deja Vu because of the treatment of visuals as the grand set resembles that of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani. Watch the teaser of Manikarnika here: Whereas, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, Thugs of Hindostan is based on an early 19th century bestselling novel about the Kali-worshiping thug. People are predicting that it’s possibly going t
Dark Phoenix trailer: X-men to deal with a formidable foe in their own ranks

Dark Phoenix trailer: X-men to deal with a formidable foe in their own ranks

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Fox has released the first trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the fourth movie in Fox’s rebooted X-Men franchise. In this installment, the X-Men will have to deal with a villain in their own ranks: Jean Grey (played by Game of Throne’s Sansa Stark Sophie Turner in the upcoming film as well as its predecessor, Apocalypse). Dark Phoenix tells Jean and her relationship to the Phoenix, a powerful cosmic entity. The latest installment is in line with the original story in the X-Men comics, which was told in Uncanny X-Men’s late-’70s Phoenix Saga arc and 1980 Dark Phoenix Saga arc. The titular Phoenix bonded itself with Jean, giving her immense power as well as the ability to cause immense destruction. Ultimately, the story concluded with the death and sacrifice of Jean. Check out the offici
Marvel to re-release Avengers Infinity War’s Hindi version on October 2

Marvel to re-release Avengers Infinity War’s Hindi version on October 2

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  Marvel Studios is going to re-release the Hindi version of Avengers: Infinity War in India on October 2. "The record-breaking success of Avengers: Infinity War was historic. The response from Indian fans has been extremely overwhelming and seeing the ever-increasing following for the Hindi version we have decided to re-release just the Hindi version on demand from our English fans to enjoy the extended long weekend on October 2," said Bikram Duggal- Head of Studio Entertainment, Disney India, in a statement to IANS. To build buzz for the Hindi re-release, Marvel has released two hilarious clips in which the characters refer to each other as ‘gabru’ and ‘gurudev’. Watch here. The video has been viewed 11 million times on YouTube, while the second one has over 50,000 views so fa
Fantastic Beasts new trailer: Wait what! Voldemort’s Nagini is a witch?

Fantastic Beasts new trailer: Wait what! Voldemort’s Nagini is a witch?

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  The new trailer for “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”, the latest spinoff from J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world makes fans crazy. Dumbledore (Jude Law, as a younger version of the professor played by Richard Harris and Michael Gambon in the Harry Potter films) gives his ex-student Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) the address of a safe house in Paris. Newt is tasked with hunting down and killing Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp), a tyrant with dark magical powers determined to end the longstanding peace between the wizarding and non-wizarding Worlds. Check out the new trailer here: The final trailer also reintroduces a key Harry Potter character, just not quite as we know her. Nagini is a core figure in the Harry Potter universe. She’s Lord Voldemort’s loyal snake;
Jon and Sansa unites! HBO teases footage from ‘Game of Thrones’ final season

Jon and Sansa unites! HBO teases footage from ‘Game of Thrones’ final season

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In what could be termed as good news for GOT fans, HBO has released the first footage of Game of Thrones’ final season hinting out at some major character developments. HBO dropped the little teaser as a part of a broader clip promoting the network’s 2019 line-up including Big Little Lies, True Detective, The Deuce, The Shop, Camping, Room 104, My Brilliant Friend, Barry etc. The new footage buried amid a lot of shots of season 7 — including a clip of Gendry swinging an axe, Daenarys and Tyrion having a pensive moment, and some dragon fire and a shot of Jon Snow (Kit Harington) embracing Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) at their family home of Winterfell. Check out the official video shared by HBO here: A premiere date has yet to be announced, but the series will return in 2019. The sho
DC Universe launches ‘DC Daily’ show, to be hosted by Kevin Smith

DC Universe launches ‘DC Daily’ show, to be hosted by Kevin Smith

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DC has announced a new daily news show on the DC Universe service. Titled as DC Daily, the show will have live stream introduction which will be hosted by director and comic book writer Kevin Smith. Filmed and streamed daily from a newly-designed, 2,100-square-foot facility at the Warner Bros. Digital Networks studio in Burbank, CA, Daily's set will feature conversational seating, demonstration stations and stand-up viewing areas for hosts, guest commentators and special guests. According to the news release, Daily will offer news and insights on upcoming DC projects, from comics, TV, and movies to web series and DC Universe exclusives. Besides, Daily will also feature guest appearances, interviews and panel discussions including some of the known voices from DC Universe. Fans will b...
#ThrowbackThursday: Who is Goddess of Death ‘Hela’ in Marvel Cinematic Universe?

#ThrowbackThursday: Who is Goddess of Death ‘Hela’ in Marvel Cinematic Universe?

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"We were once the seat of absolute power in the cosmos. Our supremacy was unchallenged. Yet Odin stopped at nine realms. Our destiny is to rule over all others. And I am here to restore that power. Kneel before me and rise into the ranks of my great conquest!"―Hela to the Einherjar.  Thor movies are beleaguered with family problems, but Thor: Ragnarok adds another crazy, revenge-seeking family member to the mix. There are two different origin stories in the comic books when it comes to Hela and her ancestry. For a very long time, she was believed to be the daughter of Loki and the sorceress Angrboda from a previous life cycle. But later, it was hinted that she could actually be the daughter of Odin and some unknown goddess, which eventually make her a sister of Thor. Here are some of