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James Wan's Aquaman lands fall 2018 release date

Aquaman will make a splash in fall 2018.

Warner Bros. announced Friday that the James Wan-directed superhero movie starring Jason Momoa as the King of the Seven Seas is scheduled to hit theaters Oct. 5, 2018. It will also screen in 3-D and Imax.

Based on the enduring DC Comics character, Momoa’s Aquaman was introduced earlier this year by way of a brief scene in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and he’ll feature more prominently in next year’s team-up movie Justice League.

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Why The Conjuring is the perfect Halloween movie

In director André Øvredal’s new horror film The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch play father-and-son morticians whose attempt to discover the titular character’s cause of death goes terrifyingly awry. The filmmaker says he was attracted to the script —by Ian Goldberg and Richard Naing — due to the interplay between the two characters and because “it was so scary. The read itself was really really scary.”

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Annabelle 2 teaser trailer is spine-tingling (and spine-cracking)

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Annabelle 2 isn’t out until May 19, 2017, but that hasn’t stopped New Line Cinema releasing a scarily early teaser for the studio’s sequel to 2014’s demonic doll movie (itself a spin-off of filmmaker James Wan’s 2013 chiller, The Conjuring). 

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The Conjuring 2 trailer is even more terrifying
in reverse

If you watched the trailer for horror sequel The Conjuring 2 backwards would you turn into a demon-worshipping maniac who howls at the moon and bathes in the blood of pigs? Let’s hope not, as the folks at Warner Bros. Home Entertaiment are allowing folks to do just that as a promotion for the release of the film on Blu-ray and DVD.

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Lights Out sequel is in early stages at New Line

Don’t turn out the lights just yet. New Line is in early development on a sequel to the latest horror film Lights Out, EW has confirmed.

The James Wan-produced vehicle made a name for itself when it opened last weekend, debuting at No. 3 and, to date, grossing $27.6 million domestically, prompting a continuation of the story. No additional details on how the story will progress or what cast may return is known at this time.

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Box office report: Star Trek Beyond numbers nearly triple Lights Out, Ice Age: Collision Course

Nearly tripling the grosses of its fellow new wide releases, Star Trek Beyond earned a solid estimated $59.6 million on 3,928 screens over its opening weekend. Still, Beyond’s numbers mark the lowest debut for the franchise since Star Trek: Nemesis flopped with $18.5 million back in 2002.

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The Lights Out trailer is absolutely terrifying

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It is easy to imagine a lot of people deciding to fall asleep with the lights on after watching the extremely creepy new trailer for horror film Lights Out (out July 22). Directed by newcomer David F. Sandberg – and based on a short by the same filmmaker – the movie concerns a supernatural entity who haunts the darkness.

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The Conjuring 2 director James Wan explains his love for crazy British TV show The Goodies

In between jumping out of their seats at the film’s supernatural shenanigans, viewers of The Conjuring 2 may find themselves pondering this question: What the hell is that crazy-looking show which keeps turning up on the television in the haunted house of director James Wan’s London-set terror tale? The answer is The Goodies. Starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, and Bill Oddie, this extremely strange ’70s-era U.K. series show — part sitcom, part collection of surreal sketches — was hugely popular in both Britain and in Australia, where Wan was raised.

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