Rugrats Gets TV Revival and New Feature Film from Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have announced that they will be bringing back the '90s children's television series Rugrats with a 26-episode order and a live-action film featuring CGI characters.

Both the TV series and movie will continue the adventures of characters such as Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie, and Angelica. These new stories will also "introduce a new world of characters."

“Rugrats is hands-down one of the most celebrated cartoons in TV history, and we are thrilled for a whole new audience to meet these iconic characters in brand-new adventures,” said Sarah Levy, COO, Viacom Media Networks; and Interim President, Nickelodeon. “What was true in 1991 when the original show premiered is still true today: kids are fascinated with the world of babies. We can’t wait for today’s kids to meet Tommy, Chuckie and pals.”

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How Cyberpunk 2077 Benefits From Its Tabletop Origins

“Steal from the best, but admit you did it.”

As a veteran designer for both tabletop and digital games, this is the advice that Cyberpunk creator Mike Pondsmith offered new game designers during a recent interview with IGN. He expounded, saying that “You’re not going to invent it all yourself - you’re going to learn from other people.” While this is certainly excellent advice for newcomers to the world of game development (or just running their own tabletop RPG session), the idea also bolsters my faith in CD Projekt Red’s upcoming Cyberpunk 2077, and reminds me of how important it is that Cyberpunk 2020 (along with several other versions of the tabletop RPG) came before it.

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Timothee Chalamet May Star in Blade Runner 2049 Director Denis Villenueve’s Dune

Timothee Chalamet is currently in negotiations to star in Legendary's newest take on Frank Herbert's Dune.

Chalamet was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in 2017's Call Me By Your Name and also played Kyle Scheible in Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird. On October 12, 2018, Chalamet will appear in Beautiful Boy with Steve Carrell.

Arrival and Blade Runner 2049 director, Denis Villeneuve, has officially signed on to direct this reboot of Dune with the script being written by Eric Roth. Roth has been a writer on such films as Forrest Gump, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and Ali.

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Birds of Prey: Harley Quinn Spinoff Movie Lineup Reportedly Revealed

Black Canary, Cassandra Cain, Huntress, and Renee Montoya will all be joining the crew of Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn in her Suicide Squad spinoff movie, Birds of Prey.

Revealed by TheWrap, Robbie will also be producing Birds of Prey, a film "centered around a revolving group of female heroes and villains," and will feature a "Batman comics villain who has never before appeared on the big screen."

In April, it was announced that Cathy Yan will be directing Birds of Prey and that production would begin by the end of the year. Yan wrote and directed Dead Pigs, which won the World Cinema Dramatic Award for Ensemble Acting at Sundance earlier in the year.

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Birds of Prey: Harley Quinn Spinoff Movie Lineup Reportedly Revealed

Black Canary, Cassandra Cain, Huntress, and Renee Montoya will all be joining the crew of Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn in her Suicide Squad spinoff movie, Birds of Prey.

Revealed by TheWrap, Robbie will also be producing Birds of Prey, a film "centered around a revolving group of female heroes and villains," and will feature a "Batman comics villain who has never before appeared on the big screen."

In April, it was announced that Cathy Yan will be directing Birds of Prey and that production would begin by the end of the year. Yan wrote and directed Dead Pigs, which won the World Cinema Dramatic Award for Ensemble Acting at Sundance earlier in the year.

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Microsoft Is Reportedly Unwilling to Delay Crackdown 3 Any Further

Crackdown 3 is infamous for its repeated delays, but its most recent one may be the last. A new report from Eurogamer claims anonymous sources have reported this is "the final time" Microsoft is willing to delay it.

Announced during E3 2014, Crackdown 3's first release window was 2016, but it was pushed back to November 2017 for a planned launch alongside the Xbox One X. But following lukewarm receptions at E3 and Gamescom 2017, Crackdown 3 was again delayed to 2018. But that wasn't to be either. Last month, Microsoft officially pushed the game back to February 22, 2019.

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Microsoft Is Reportedly Unwilling to Delay Crackdown 3 Any Further

Crackdown 3 is infamous for its repeated delays, but its most recent one may be the last. A new report from Eurogamer claims anonymous sources have reported this is "the final time" Microsoft is willing to delay it.

Announced during E3 2014, Crackdown 3's first release window was 2016, but it was pushed back to November 2017 for a planned launch alongside the Xbox One X. But following lukewarm receptions at E3 and Gamescom 2017, Crackdown 3 was again delayed to 2018. But that wasn't to be either. Last month, Microsoft officially pushed the game back to February 22, 2019.

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Marvel Teases X-Men Black Team Led by Magneto

Marvel Comics is teasing a new X-Men Black team possibly led by Magneto.

Marvel has sent out an email with the subject line "Hearts of Darkness." This also included a teaser image featuring Magneto, which you can view below.

X-Men Black tease featuring Magneto. Teaser art by J. Scott Campbell (Marvel Comics)

Marvel has promised to reveal more information at Comic-Con on Sunday, July 22 during the X-Men panel, which will take place in room 5AB from 11:15 a.m. PT/2:15 p.m. ET - 12:15 p.m. PT/3:15 p.m. ET.

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Marvel Teases X-Men Black Team Led by Magneto

Marvel Comics is teasing a new X-Men Black team possibly led by Magneto.

Marvel has sent out an email with the subject line "Hearts of Darkness." This also included a teaser image featuring Magneto, which you can view below.

X-Men Black tease featuring Magneto. Teaser art by J. Scott Campbell (Marvel Comics)

Marvel has promised to reveal more information at Comic-Con on Sunday, July 22 during the X-Men panel, which will take place in room 5AB from 11:15 a.m. PT/2:15 p.m. ET - 12:15 p.m. PT/3:15 p.m. ET.

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First Look at Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

Netflix has revealed a new look at its upcoming animated series, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

The images feature some of the show's main characters, including the titular Adora/She-Ra, Glimmer, Bow, and Catra, as well as the first look at Bright Moon Castle, the capital of Etheria. Check out the images in the gallery below.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is a new take on the 1980s cult classic. The story follows an orphan named Adora who leaves behind her former life in the evil Horde. She then discovers a magical sword which can transform her into the warrior princess She-Ra. Adora sets out to unite a group of magical princesses "in the ultimate fight against evil."

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