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The ‘Death Note’ Live Action Movie Says Goodbye to Warner Bros, May Move to Netflix

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Warner Bros. is certainly in a tight spot. After Batman V Superman’s massive second weekend drop, the company is pretty much scrambling to reassure their financial success. Recent rumors suggest that Warner Bros.’ knee-jerk reaction to this was to focus all of their resources on their tentpole franchises, abandoning their smaller-scale and original releases. Of course, house favorites like Christopher Nolan, Clint Eastwood, and Ben Affleck will still make movies for them, but smaller films like Midnight Special may be denied by WB in the near future. One of the biggest alleged casualties from WB’s restructuring is the live action adaptation of Death Note, which was recently dropped by the company. Fortunately, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and there is still hope for the film.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Says ‘Terminator 6’ is Still Happening

The franchise could be coming back from the grave of mediocrity.

(Originally posted on Nerd Bastards)

“I’ll be back…hopefully in a better movie.”

When Terminator: Genisys was released last year, plenty of fans considered it to be the official death of the Terminator franchise. Even with Arnold Schwarzenegger reprising his role, Genisys still disappointed fans with its numerous plot holes, contradictions, and overall disregard for the franchise’s mythology. As if the cold reception from fans wasn’t bad enough, the film absolutely tanked at the domestic box office. Even an amazingly delicious burger at Red Robin couldn’t get more people to see it. Sure, it was able to find financial success overseas, but by then the damage was already done to the film’s reputation. The franchise indeed seems to be dead and buried, but its star begs to differ.

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Possible Ghostbusters Spoilers Hint That We May Have a Disaster on Our Hands

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(Originally posted on Nerd Bastards)

Sony’s upcoming Ghostbusters reboot is perhaps the most hated movie on the internet right now. As of right now, the film’s trailer has about as many dislikes on YouTube as a Donald Trump speech. While some of these haters can just be written off as sexist trolls upset at the idea of female Ghostbusters, others are pessimistic for completely valid reasons. YouTube users like Boogie2988, Angry Joe, and Comic Book Girl 19 have all expressed their disdain for the film’s trailer. They, along with many other commenters, say that it looks like a cheap nostalgia-based cash-in with bad CG. Still though, only the trailer has been revealed so far, and for all we know, the movie itself could be fantastic. Unfortunately, according to a possible early screening of the film, it may end up being as fantastic as Fant4stic.

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