DCEU Colleagues, Hollywood Pay Respects to Zack Snyder

DC Extended Universe colleagues and filmmaking friends of Zack Snyder are taking to social media to extend their condolences to the Justice League director after he revealed that due to the death of his daughter, Autumn, he is stepping down from Justice League to spend time with his family. (Avengers director Joss Whedon is taking over the reins of the film's post-production and additional shooting.)

DC Films co-bosses Geoff Johns and Jon Berg, Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, Aquaman director James Wan, DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Jim Lee, and The LEGO Batman Movie and live-action Nightwing film director Chris McKay were among those expressing their sympathies online to Snyder and his family.

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Pinocchio: Skyfall’s Sam Mendes in Talks to Direct Remake

Skyfall and SPECTRE director Sam Mendes is in negotiations to helm Disney's live-action Pinocchio remake.

Deadline reports talks are still early between Mendes and Disney. The Pinocchio remake was first reported to be in the works in 2015 with famed screenwriter Peter Hedges attached to the film.

The remake is said to be a loose take on the beloved fairy tale centered around a wooden marionette who wishes to become a real boy.

Not much else is known about the project as it still seems to be in the early stages of production. Mendes' last film was 2015's SPECTRE, which IGN deemed an "entertaining if overlong" James Bond film.

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The Conjuring’s James Wan to Produce First Resident Evil Reboot

The Conjuring and Aquaman director James Wan will reportedly produce the first of six recently-announced Resident Evil reboots for Constantin Film.

Deadline reports Wan, who's known for producing successful horror films like Lights Out and Annabelle, is only set to produce the first Resident Evil reboot for now. Greg Russo will script the remake. Wan worked with Russo on the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot.

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Zack Snyder Exits Justice League After Family Tragedy

Following a heartbreaking personal tragedy, Zack Snyder and his wife Deborah Snyder are stepping down from production on Justice League. Warner Bros. confirms Marvel's The Avengers director Joss Whedon will finish the film, which is still on track for its November 2017 release date.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the Snyders announced Monday that they are taking time off from Justice League following the March suicide of his 20-year-old daughter Autumn. Though they originally felt like they could continue to complete the movie and didn't plan to take the news public, the Snyders have since decided to take time with their family to heal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed to Spring 2018

Rockstar Games has announced that its upcoming sequel Red Dead Redemption 2 will now be released for the PS4 and Xbox One in the spring of 2018.

Originally revealed to be releasing in the fall of 2017, Rockstar announced the delay today, saying that "some extra time is necessary to ensure that we can deliver the best experience possible for our fans."

Rockstar also offered a look at brand new screenshots from the Red Dead sequel:

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Universal’s Monsters Shared Universe Is Now Dark Universe

Universal Pictures' classic monsters shared universe is now officially known as the Dark Universe franchise. And with that naming comes the announcement of several key roles.

The studio revealed today that the shared universe, which kicks off with The Mummy, will also include Johnny Depp as The Invisible Man and Javier Bardem as Frankenstein’s Monster, in addition to The Mummy's Tom Cruise (Nick Morton), Russell Crowe (Dr. Jekyll), and Sofia Boutella (The Mummy).

The next film in the shared universe will be Bride of Frankenstein, directed by Beauty and the Beast's Bill Condon for a February 14, 2019 release. As part of Bride of Frankenstein's release reveal, Universal confirmed that there will no longer be a Dark Universe film hitting theaters on April 13, 2018, as previously announced.

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Game of Thrones: First Look at Season 7’s Massive Dragons

Daenerys Targaryen's dragons likely have hit another growth spurt for the seventh season of Game of Thrones.

EW has an exclusive look at Daenerys and Drogon together during a fiery battle, along with six other photos from Game of Thrones Season 7. The scale of the image below is striking, with the dragon possibly fully grown.

Daenerys rides Drogon in this photo from Game of Thrones Season 7. (Courtesy of Entertainment Weekly) Daenerys rides Drogon in this photo from Game of Thrones Season 7. (Courtesy of Entertainment Weekly)

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Dragon Age: BioWare Writer Says New Game in Development

A new Dragon Age game is in the works, according to BioWare writer Alexis Kennedy.

Speaking with Eurogamer, Kennedy talked about his remote role with the RPG developer and what it's like working on such a massive project. Previously, he created Sunless Sea and scripted story DLC for Stellaris.

"There are huge differences between all of that and what I'm working on at BioWare," Kennedy told Eurogamer with a pause, adding "which I can now legitimately say is in the Dragon Age franchise although it has been known for a while.

"Notionally it was a secret but, because of who I was working with, everyone who cared knew. And then the day I started, Mark Darrah

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Marvel’s Runaways Return to Comics

It's been a while since the renegade teen heroes known as The Runaways have had a comic to call their own, but that looks about to change. Even as Hulu gears up for its live-action Runaways TV series next year,  the team looks poised to make a return in the comic book realm.

Today Marvel released the first of what we assume will be several teasers drawn by Star-Lord artist Kris Anka and spotlighting individual Runaways members. We'll continue to update this article as more teasers are revealed and more members are added to this new incarnation of the team.

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DC’s Batman Event Explores the ‘Very Scary’ Dark Multiverse

For five years, Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo charted the course of Batman’s adventures in the New 52 and gave the Dark Knight a modern spin. This summer, Snyder and Capullo are reuniting for Dark Nights: Metal, a new DC event that’s going far beyond Batman and the Justice League as it introduces brand new characters and even a brand new multiverse called the Dark Multiverse.

Starting in June, Snyder and his co-writer, James Tynion IV will join superstar artists Jim Lee, John Romita, Jr., and Andy Kubert on Dark Days: The Forge; which will lead into the Dark Days: The Casting one-shot in July from the same creative team. Dark Nights: Metal will begin in August, before five new titles will spin out of the event this fall: The Silencer, Sideways, The Immortal Men, Damage, and New Challengers.

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