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Warner Bros. superhero release schedule reportedly released: We've got thoughts

According to a report from Nikki Finke, Warner Bros. is planning to announce its film rollout plan beyond 2016′s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice at Comic Con this July.

Finke, careful to note that the situation is still in flux, says that the studio plans to release two more films in 2016, after Batman v Superman comes out in May of that year: a Shazam film in July 2016, and  Joseph Gordon Levitt’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman in December 2016. According to Finke’s source, Warner Bros. decided to push Batman v Superman‘s release date back to May 2016 because it plans on using the film as a launch pad for the Justice League feature — and therefore wants to fit in as many superhero cameos as it can.

The fun, however, does not stop in 2016. The Justice League film that was announced in April and slated for 2018 release has apparently been moved up to May 2017. We can also expect a solo Wonder Woman film, most likely starring Batman v Superman‘s Gal Godot, in July 2017, followed by — try to contain yourselves, DC Comics fans – a Flash and Green Lantern team-up film around Christmas of that same year. (Ryan Reynolds reportedly will not be reprising his role as the Green Lantern.) Finally, a direct sequel to Man of Steel is reportedly scheduled for May 2018. There’s a lot to parse here, so let’s go down the list, one topic at a time: READ FULL STORY

Tom Hiddleston's best musical moments -- VIDEOS

It’s official: Tom Hiddleston’s musical talent will no longer be confined to soundstages or the passenger seat of a car. His voice is going to be heard by all when he takes on the role of country star Hank Williams in Marc Abraham’s I Saw The Light.

In honor of his new venture and also because it’s Friday, we’ve rounded up some of Hiddleston’s best musical moments (with a little dancing bonus —  because if this movie doesn’t take advantage of his rhythm, it might as well be a crime): READ FULL STORY

Entertainment Geekly: A call for an end to serious blockbusters

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Entertainment Geekly is a weekly column that examines pop culture through a geek lens and simultaneously examines contemporary geek culture through a pop lens. So many lenses!

I never really had my Godzilla moment as a kid. The closest I ever came was a Godzilla franchise marathon one Saturday afternoon. I watched while everyone else was outside doing outside things, and my main memory of the marathon was thinking to myself, “Geez, these movies really drag when Godzilla’s not onscreen.” I think I was 10?

Now, I don’t begrudge anyone their peculiar childhood fixations; I can’t be in the same room as anyone who speaks ill of TaleSpin. But I do find it hard to believe that anyone who self-describes as a Godzilla “fan” has watched an actual Godzilla movie in decades. Really, the best thing that ever happened to Godzilla was Roland Emmerich: He gave the fan base a helpful example of Pure Badness against which everything merely mediocre vibes “authentic.” READ FULL STORY

Women in Film gala: Highlights from Cate Blanchett, Shonda Rhimes, and Kerry Washington's inspirational speeches

When you bring Cate Blanchett, Shonda Rhimes, and Kerry Washington together to discuss the state of women in entertainment, you know things are about to get interesting. Especially considering both the shockingly low number of women behind the camera and the fact that Frozen, co-written and directed by Jennifer Lee, is now the fifth highest grossing film of all time worldwide.

On Wednesday, Women in Film Los Angeles presented its 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards to a formidable group of women, including Blanchett, Washington, Lee, Eva Longoria, and Rose Byrne. Though the theme of the event was “excellence,” the theme of the speeches seemed to be failure — the idea that equality in entertainment won’t be achieved until women are allowed to fail as spectacularly as men. As Blanchett said: “We are not gathering because we’re niche, but rather because I think female achievement is still largely discussed as being niche.”

Check out some of the best quotes from the evening below.

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What Channing Tatum wishes he had never told a journalist -- LISTEN

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are heading back to school (college this time) on Friday in 22 Jump Street. Our cover men took a break from the books (and partying) to chat with Entertainment Weekly editor Matt Bean for a Town Hall on EW Radio SiriusXM 105 that premieres Friday, at 7 p.m. ET.

During the chat, Bean asked Tatum about a supposed bet he and Hill made about how much 21 Jump Street would make opening weekend. “I should have never uttered this to a journalist as a joke,” Tatum said, kicking himself. “It caught fire like we actually made this real bet.” Hill predicted $30 million, Tatum predicted $35 million; the film made around $36 million. “If he ever pisses me off, I’m definitely collecting,” Tatum quipped.

The duo also discussed working with Ice Cube and performing (and evading) their own stunts, and played “Who Said It,” in which they listened to lines from each other’s movies and had to guess which movies the lines were from. Tatum beat Hill three to two-and-a-half. (Hill got half a point for knowing a director but not the film — curse you Side Effects!)

For a sneak peek of the Town Hall, check out the clips below, and find the whole show On Demand at SiriusXM.com immediately after it airs. Now, back to the books, boys. READ FULL STORY

Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill reveal their first celebrity crushes (and their love of 'The Goonies') -- VIDEO

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Sure, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill both star in the upcoming 22 Jump Street – but when we sat down with the actors for our latest cover shoot, EW discovered that they share more than just a movie screen. Not only do both actors love The Goonies equally — they also share a certain celebrity crush.

To find out more, watch the duo take our Pop Culture Personality Test below:

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This week's cover: Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum get bromantic for '22 Jump Street'

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are perfect for each other — anyone can see that. The stars of 22 Jump Street may be going back to school this Friday, but they have a kind of chemistry that can’t be taught. “If I wasn’t with my wife and Jonah had lady parts,” says Tatum, “I would probably ask him out.”

In this week’s Entertainment Weekly, Hill and Tatum discuss their new movie, a sequel so self-aware it’s practically sentient, and  trade jokes, compliments, and insults like one of those couples who finish each other’s sentences and french fries. “We are a quote-unquote odd couple,” says Hill. “That dynamic is true of our relationship on screen and off screen. We are incredibly different, we come from incredibly different worlds, and it is a yin and yang thing.” READ FULL STORY

'Mighty Ducks' oral history: What we learned

Believe it or not, it has been 20 years since The Mighty Ducks graced your movie screens (for the second time). And in honor of the movie that inspired us all to attempt ice skating and say “Quack” repeatedly, Time caught up with those involved for a full oral history of the franchise.

Here’s what we learned: READ FULL STORY

Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill made an X-rated '21 Jump Street' bet

If you ever gamble with Channing Tatum, you should know what he means by going “all in.”

Monday on Conan, the 22 Jump Street star revealed the terms of a bet he made with his co-star, Jonah Hill, back when 21 Jump Street was released. If a movie breaks $30 million in its first weekend, Tatum explained, then it’s done very well for itself. But when 21 Jump Street premiered, Tatum was feeling even more confident, telling Hill the film would do over $35 million. Hill said that if it did, he would kiss the tip of Tatum’s penis — “over the boxers,” he specified. “I’d say that’s a key piece of fabric for the story.”

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James Franco wrote a short story about Lindsay Lohan

They say to write what you know, and that’s exactly what James Franco is doing — though he’s not using the word in the biblical sense. Because, in his latest short story, Franco wants to make one thing clear: He did not have sexual relations with Lindsay Lohan. Well, probably.

This whole “did they or didn’t they?” thing (which, yes, everyone should be exhausted by) started when somebody stole the “Sex List” Lindsay Lohan wrote in rehab. For the record, Lohan didn’t confirm that the list contained previous paramours — only that she wrote it. Perhaps it was actually a list of people Lindsay thought were friends, but can’t stand any longer?

Anyway, after the list’s release, Franco went on Howard Stern and said that while he and the actress used to be friendly, they never had sex — even though she totally wanted to. According to Franco, he was a Good Guy who could tell she wasn’t okay, so he wouldn’t let their relationship get physical. (He did, however, write poetry about Lohan that was published in a collection called Directing Herbert White this spring.) The End.

Of course that’s not really the end. Franco’s latest Good Guy move is penning a short story focused on Lohan called “Bungalow 89.” The piece, published in Vice, combines pretension and overwhelming sadness: “Once upon a time a guy, a Hollywood guy, read some Salinger to a young woman who hadn’t read him before. Let’s call this girl Lindsay. She was a Hollywood girl, but a damaged one.” READ FULL STORY

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