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For anyone who grew up in the 80s, the mere mention of The Goonies unleashes a tidal wave of nostalgia and memorable quotes ("Baby Ruth?").

Now director Richard Donner is hoping that a sequel to the beloved adventure film will pack a new generation into theaters.

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Nearly 30 years after the release of the first film, The Goonies 2 is a go according to Donner. When asked if he would ever direct another comic book film (Donner directed the original Superman film) the director replied, "If you call Goonies a comic book, we're doing a sequel."

Okay, so Donner seems a little confused about the definition of "comic book" but it's exciting news, nonetheless.

The original Goonies has achieved fill-blown cult hit status in the decades since its release and the Steven Spielberg-produced film remains a favorite for pre-teens and their parents alike. 

Now that Donner has confirmed that a sequel will happen, only one question remains - will he be able to reunite the original cast?

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Game of Thrones is about to meet The Hunger Games.

Gwendoline Christie, the 6’3” actress best known for portraying Brienne of Tarth on the HBO drama, has been cast in Mockingjay - Part 2 as Commander Lyme, taking over in the role for Lily Rabe, who had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict.

Lyme is a past Victor and one of the leaders of District 13; she's a native of District 2.
Gwendoline Christie on Game of Thrones

The final two installments of this Jennifer Lawrence-anchored franchise are both shooting simultaneously at the moment in Atlanta.

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Our Divergent review makes it clear: You should go see the big screen adaption of this young adult novel ASAP. Go. Go right now!

And then circle March 20, 2015 on your calendar.

Hours after the film opened with an impressive $4.9 million on Thursday night, Lionsgate announced that it's officially moving forward with the second movie, Insurgent.

As if there was ever any doubt, right?

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“We’re off to a great start with strong numbers from all regions of the country, urban, suburban and rural alike,” said Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer said. “We’re confident that Divergent is on its way to becoming another important franchise for us, and we have just greenlit the second film, Insurgent.”

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Disney and Lucasfilm announced that filming is set to begin at Pinewood Studios in London for Star Wars: Episode VII. They also unveiled a key plot detail.

The filmmakers also revealed that the movie, the first of three planned sequels, will pick up 30 years after Return of the Jedi (Episode VI) left off.

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The hugely anticipated next installment in the storied franchise is still on track for its December 18, 2015, release date, with filming set to start in May.

Now all it needs are some more stars ... or any for that matter.

So far it has one person in talks, Adam Driver, and reported commitments from original trilogy stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.

Disney CEO Bob Iger joked a Tuesday shareholders meeting:

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The first Maleficent trailer is here.

But, despite the eerie presence of Angelina Jolie as an iconic villain, that may only be the second most exciting piece of movie news from today.

Because Pixar has confirmed that both The Incredibles 2 and Cars 3 are on the way!

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The announcement was made at the company’s shareholders meeting in Portland, Oregon today, though few other details are available at this time.

But fans have been clamoring for more adventures from this super family since The Incredibles hit theaters in 2004.

We know it's nearly impossible, but we must ask: What is your favorite Pixar movie of all-time?

 

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Be very afraid, television viewers: Sharknado 2 will soon be unleashed inside a small screen near you!

The sequel to last year's viral sensation - aptly titled Sharknado 2: The Second One - will first air on Syfy on July 31 at 9/8c.

A Sharknado!

Sharknado 2 started filming last month in New York City, with original stars Tara Reid and Ian Ziering on board for another round (not exactly like they had to clear their schedules).

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Who was the worst of the cinematic worst in 2014? Bet you have a good idea ...

The latest edition of the Razzie Awards were handed out last night, with 750 voting members of the Golden Raspberry Foundation handing out hardware to the truly terrible movies and performances of the past year.

Shockingly, Kim Kardashian and Jaden Smith were two of the names of this list.

Here is your full list of winners/losers:

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The force may soon be with Adam Driver.

In a surprising piece of casting news broken by Variety, the Girls star is nearing a deal to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII as that blockbuster's main villain.

Details on the role are vague at the moment, but character is said to be "in the vein" of Darth Vader.

Adam Driver Picture

Driver was a relative no-name prior to being cast opposite Lena Dunham as Hannah's boyfriend on Girls.

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Get ready to hug it out, bros. The Entourage movie now has a release date.

Variety confirms that Vince and the boys will take their actions to the big screen on June 12, 2015.

Entourage Cast Photograph

It took a lot of negotiating and a great deal of back and forth, but Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara and Jeremy Piven all signed deals to return in October.

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