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Lego Movie 2 to test whether bricks still click with audiences

Do movie audiences have an appetite for all things Lego: Lego superheroes, Lego aliens, Lego dinosaurs? The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part puts that question to the test. It’s the fourth feature-length movie for the Warner Bros. franchise — including the original Lego Movie in 2014 and others devoted to Batman and the Ninjago…

Could Alita be Hollywood’s breakthrough manga movie?

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND—The manga movie Alita: Battle Angel has been 20 years in the making, and producer Jon Landau thinks it will finally represent the breakthrough success in Hollywood for a genre which has proved problematic. “I think this is definitely the breakthrough one because of the story that Kishiro wrote,” said Landau, referring to…

Marvel movie kept Cumberbatch from King Arthur role in Python’s Spamalot

Benedict Cumberbatch’s schedule for the Marvel superhero movies has apparently ruled the actor out of plans to star in the film adaptation of Monty Python’s Spamalot. Reports emerged last year suggesting Cumberbatch was at the top of studio bosses’ list to feature in a Spamalot movie, starring as King Arthur, with Game of Thrones star…