New Dragon Ball Anime Announced: Dragon Ball Super Coming to Japan This Summer

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After eighteen long years, the Dragon Ball franchise is returning to television with an all new series called Dragon Ball Super.  

The show will follow the events of the film Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’  in "the aftermath of Goku’s fierce battle with Majin Buu, as he attempts to maintain earth’s fragile peace."  It will be overseen by the franchise's original creator, Akira Toriyama, who, according to the show's producer, has "developed a plot that’s not only a dream come true for Dragon Ball’s millions of fans, but one that will foster in a new generation of viewers."  Dragon Ball Super premeires this July in Japan, though there's no word yet on when the show will come to the rest of the world.

Stanley Tucci Cast in Beauty and the Beast as Brand New Character, Cadenza

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Variety is reporting that Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games, Captain America) has joined the cast of the upcoming live action Beauty and the Beast.  He joins stars Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, and Kevin Kline as a brand new character, a "neurotic maestro" grand piano named Cadenza.  

What do you think of the film's inclusion of a new character? Are you excited to see Stanley Tucci join the film?

Rumor Has It: Gwendoline Christie is a Chrome Trooper in Star Wars VII

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We've known for a while that Brienne of Tarth actress Gwendoline Christie would be in Star Wars VII, but Vulture is reporting her role is that of the Chrome Trooper.  Not much is known about this character, but if it is Gwendoline under there, here's hoping we get to see her without the chrome dome too.

Game of Thrones has already got the hand ampuation thing down; maybe Jaime can join Brienne for an epic saber fight?



Hey, a fan can dream, right?

Plants Vs Zombies Vs Movies

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So, this is a thing. A 'Plants Vs Zombies' movie.

Via Tracking Board:

In a move that should surprise no one, I can now confirm that an adaptation of the popular video game is now in development at Warner Bros. will produce the feature through his shingle , which has had a first-look deal with the studio for the last few years. and will oversee development for the studio.

The Rock Joins the Cast of Moana

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Dwayne Johnson has announced his role as the male lead in Disney's upcoming Polynesian mythology inspired film, Moana. His role has not been officially announced, but he will likely play the god Maui, travel companion and guide of Disney's first Polynesian princess, Moana. Not only is he acting in the movie, but he's singing too. Wondering if he's got the pipes? Yeah, he totally does: