JK Rowling Says She's Sorry for Fred

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It's unclear whether she means "hey, sorry, I wish I hadn't killed him" or "hey, what a bummer, it makes me sad too," but JK Rowling has started a new tradition of apologizing for character deaths with the one and only Fred Weasley.  

After an initial tweet said she was sorry about Fred, one fan asked about Tonks and Lupin.  Rowling replied, "I thought I might apologise for one death per anniversary. Fred was the worst for me, so I started with him."  I'll just be sitting here waiting on apologies for Hedwig and Dobby.


Another fan sought inspiration from the author, who provided a few lovely and humbling images that may get you through a future rough day:



D'aww.  That cute little sloth makes up for Fred...a little.


Boba Fett to Get His Own Movie in 2018

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The second film in the Star Wars Anthology Series will be focused on Boba Fett, according to The Wrap.  The first film, Rogue One, is set to be released in 2016, then this untitled Boba Fett film will follow in 2018.  No plot details have been revealed, but the film just lost its director, Josh Trank (Chronicle, Fantastic Four), who says he's moving on to pursue original creative opportunities.  Rumor has it that Disney pushed him out due to concerns over Trank's behavior during the filming of Fantastic Four.  Either way, Disney is now tasked with finding a new director to helm the film. 

In the extended Star Wars Universe, Boba Fett escapes the Sarlacc pit he was doomed to in Return of the Jedi and carries on with his bounty hunting.  The film could pick up at any point along his timeline and be filled with exciting new adventures.