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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have teamed up with Edgar Wright for the third of what is being called the "Cornetto Trilogy".

Does the trio capture the magic of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz for a third film?

Let's turn to the critics, see what the The World's End reviews have to say, then you can compare them to the You're Next reviews and make weekend plans!

There are times when I'd kill for a pint, but I don't think I've ever been ready to die for one. That, however, is the situation faced by Gary King (Simon Pegg) in the hilarious pub-crawl-meets-apocalypse that is The World's End. -- Chris Knight, National Post

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It's unexpected, but it's true: Ben Affleck is the new Batman.

With the movie world still reeling from this announcement, and with Affleck set to costar alongside Henry Cavill in 2015's Man of Steel sequel, Zack Snyder has issued a statement that confirms the news.

It reads:

“Ben provides an interesting counter-balance to Henry’s Superman. He has the acting chops to create a layered portrayal of a man who is older and wiser than Clark Kent and bears the scars of a seasoned crime fighter, but retain the charm that the world sees in billionaire Bruce Wayne. I can’t wait to work with him.”

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So much for going after a smaller name.

The Hollywood Reporter confirms that Ben Affleck has been tapped as the next actor to crusade while donning a certain iconic cape: yes, the Oscar winner will star as Batman opposite Henry Cavill in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel.

The project was announced at Comic-Con, with speculation running wild over who will take over for Christian Bale. Names such as Ryan Gosling and Josh Brolin had been rumored for week

But it looks like Affleck - who will also play the lead in Gone Girl and who was panned for his performance as a superhero in Daredevil - has swooped in and taken the role in a blockbuster that will open in July 2015.

What do you think the actor as Batman?

 

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Luck is ever on the side of Natalie Dormer.

The actress - best known for her playing Margaery Tyrell in Game of Thrones - has joined the cast of The Hunger Games and will portray Cressida in both The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and Part 2.

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The character, who possesses many tattoos and a bald head, works as a film director and flees The Capitol to join the rebellion in the final two installments of this franchise.

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Robert Pattinson is not doing much to endear himself to the ladies these days.

First, he slams Twilight fans for not having a life outside the film franchise.

Now, he's been caught flagrantly making out with Mia Wasikowska!

Yes, it's true. But, no, it's not personal.

Pattinson and Wasikowska are simply filming the David Cronenberg movie Maps to the Stars, in which the latter befriends a limo driver portrayed by the former and in which the two clearly become very close.

Just how close?

Watch the above video to see some seriously sizzling smooches between costars.

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Another trailer has been released for the upcoming Coen Brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis.

Starring Oscar Issac, Carey Mulligan, and Justin Timberlake, the film tells the story of a folk singer as he attempts to survive as a musician in Greenwich Village in 1961. 

Check out the newest Inside Llewyn Davis trailer below!

You can pre-order the Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack from Nonesuch now and it will be released on November 12th. The film opens in theaters on December 6th.

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It seems like we've been waiting for an eternity, and the Divergent photos have done a decent job as tiding us over, but finally we get to see the first footage from the upcoming film.

Check out the Divergent teaser below!

The full Divergent trailer will premiere this Sunday during the broadcast of MTV's Video Music Awards.

Starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James, Divergent is based on the extremely popular Veronica Roth novels. 

The film opens in theaters on March 21st.

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Everyone's favorite not-a-virgin is making his way to the big screen. Kit Harrington, most famously known as Jon Snow from Game of Thrones, stars in the upcoming Pompeii

A teaser was released for the new film and despite it showing almost nothing plot wise, we do get a nice look at Harrington... and his abs.

Check out the Pompeii trailer below!

Along with Harrington, the film stars Emily Browning, Kiefer Sutherland, and Jared Harris. Pompeii was directed by Paul W.S. Anderson (Mr. Milla Jovovich) and is scheduled to hit theaters on February 21st. 

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Lee Daniels is no doubt enjoying the great The Butler reviews but now that his work on that film is done, he's moving on to his next project... Janis Joplin.

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The project isn't new by any means, THR reported on it back in September, but Lee Daniels is now confirming that the biopic of the 60s singer will be next up for him.

Amy Adams has already signed on for the lead role which should add another another notch in her belt. She's taken on many different genres and roles so Janis Joplin seems like the next logical step.

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The first +1 trailer has arrived and it isn't your usual college party movie.

In addition to the usual kegstands and hook ups, +1 has a sci-fi element not usually seen in the party movie genre. 

Check out the +1 trailer below!

Starring Rhys Wakefield and Logan Miller, +1 was directed by Dennis Iliadis and premiered as part of the Midnighters series as this year's SXSW Film Festival. 

It has been picked up be IFC but no announcement as been made as to whether or not IFC will release it in theaters or strictly OnDemand. Nor has a release date been set.

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