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Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen cast in dark comedy Ingrid Goes West

Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen are both set to star in the upcoming dark comedy Ingrid Goes West, EW has confirmed.

The film follows Ingrid (Plaza), a young woman who becomes obsessed with a social media star. Her dedication as a fan leads her to pack up her life and move to Los Angeles in the hopes of befriending the internet sensation.

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Legion trailer: X-Men TV series debuts first footage at Comic-Con

Meet David Haller, maybe “the most powerful mutant we’ve ever encountered.”

FX debuted the first footage for its new Marvel X-Men series Legion at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday featuring Dan Stevens (Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast) as the telepathic mutant at the center of this tale.

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Box office: Secret Life of Pets roars past $100 million

What do pets do when we’re not home? Make bank at the weekend box office, apparently, as the Illuminations-Universal animated comedy The Secret Life of Pets is proving as it blows past expectations with an extraordinary $104.4 million opening, pushing yearly box office totals up around 3 percent from the same frame last year.

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Critical Mass: 'Secret Life of Pets' worth exposing, 'Mike and Dave' need a better movie

Are you cozying up to the sweet animated stylings of The Secret Life of Pets or leaving the kids at home so you can enjoy a raunchy night at the movies with Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates? Whatever you end up choosing, EW wants to point you in the direction of quality cinema this weekend, so use our handy Critical Mass collection as your guide to the week’s new releases. 

Check out what the critics are saying about the wide releases hitting theaters in the reviews below.

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Box office preview: Secret Life of Pets to end Finding Dory's reign

Finding Dory fended off invading aliens, bloodthirsty sharks, and Tarzan himself to claim the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office three consecutive times over the past month, but the mighty Pixar film will finally fall to No. 2 this weekend as it goes head-to-head with the Illuminations Entertainment/Universal animated blockbuster The Secret Life of Pets.

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Aubrey Plaza, Adam DeVine offer July 4th fireworks tips in Mike and Dave promo

Aubrey Plaza and Adam DeVine want you to have the best Fourth of July celebration possible, and that means fun with fireworks. In a new promo for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, the stars appear in a spoof PSA offering safety tips for not blowing off your fingers while going buckwild on America’s birthday. 

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Aubrey Plaza's birthday sounds depressing except for the Parks and Recreation reunion

Even as she gets more famous and stars in movies like Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Aubrey Plaza still hasn’t lost her ability to be incredibly awkward on talk shows. Take Monday’s Conan, for instance. The show taped the day after Plaza’s birthday, so host Conan O’Brien naturally asked his guest what she did. Here’s how she responded:

“I usually cry,” Plaza said. “For hours. I think about all the things I haven’t done and all the things I won’t get to do.” 

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