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Brian Allen has been covering entertainment online and in print for over a decade. He lives in Cedar Hill, Texas with his wife and three kids. Follow him on Twitter @GameDropping.

‘The Hunger Games’ releases new ‘Mockingjay’ trailer

Sporting Mockingjay symbols will be punishable by death, President Snow has declared. That army’s got its work cut out in “Mockingjay, Part I.” Fans at Comic-Con the first look at the new trailer on Friday, and now it is everywhere. The previous trailers showed Donald Sutherland’s President Snow delivering addresses, desperately trying to convince everyone, more »

‘The Walking Dead’ cast delivers trailer, talks about Terminus

All roads in season 4 of The Walking Dead led to Terminus, a creepy community filled with people whose angle we don’t know. The trailer makes one thing certain. This season doesn’t start with gardening. The residents of Terminus don’t appear to be cannibals, but they don’t seem very friendly, either. As you see in more »

Mad Max: Fury Road was one of Comic-Con’s best trailers

It’s always a huge risk to revisit beloved material such as the Mad Max movies. But Hollywood is constantly looking for projects with built-in name recognition. I’m usually one of the first people to say no to reboots, but this one looks great. Tom Hardy will tackle the role of Max, while Charlize Theron will more »

Report: Spike TV cancels Impact Wrestling

Reports from sources including TMZ Sports say Spike TV has informed TNA management it won’t renew its TV contract. The current deal expires in October, and the report said Spike wanted to give plenty of notice so the promotion could find another deal. Impact has aired on Spike since 2005. TNA President Dixie Carter tweeted more »

Halo: Nightfall is still happening, here’s a new trailer

Xbox Entertainment Studios is no more, but Microsoft is going to follow through with some of the projects already started. Among them is Halo: Nightfall, a digital series which will give backstory for the Halo 5 character Jameson Locke. He’s a legendary manhunter and agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence. Following an attack on more »

Roddy Piper says Mark Wahlberg will play him in a movie

Say hello to your mother for me, Hulk Hogan. The Wrestling Observer newsletter reported on a one-man show WWE legend Roddy Piper did in Scotland. During that event, Piper said that a movie about his life is in the works and Mark Wahlberg will portray him. This rumor has been floating around for a while more »

Tyler Perry’s ‘If Loving You is Wrong’ headed to OWN September 9

Tyler Perry was contemplating the idea of starting a TV network. It’s a good thing for Oprah Winfrey that he didn’t, because his programming has been just what OWN needed. Perry’s soap The Haves and The Have Nots was the highest season premiere in OWN history May 27 with more than three million viewers. Haves‘ more »

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay to resurrect ‘Manimal’ as a film

When I first heard talk of bringing ’80s bomb Manimal to the big screen, I thought it might be the worst idea I’ve heard since “Battleship.” Now Deadline is reporting that Will Ferrell and Adam McKay will produce this movie along with Glen A. Larson, creator of the original NBC series. This might be the more »

Join the fight with this ‘Star Wars Rebels’ trailer

Disney is moving all over the Star Wars timeline to bring us some new heroes. Star Wars Rebels takes place in between Episodes III and IV, with the Jedi Council and the Republic in ruins. It focus on two new characters: Kanan Jarrus, a sort of “cowboy” Jedi, and Twi’lek pilot Hera Syndulla. The voice more »

Lifetime finds another Aaliyah in Nickelodeon’s Alexandra Shipp

Lifetime is pushing forward with Aaliyah: Princess of R&B. Zendaya Coleman was the cable network’s first choice to play the late R&B singer, but she dropped out after voicing concerns about the project. Lifetime has switched from a Disney star to a Nickelodeon one, tapping House of Anubis’ Alexandra Shipp for the role. She has more »

Wentworth Miller joins CW’s ‘Flash’ as his archenemy, Captain Cold

When supervillain Captain Cold inevitably finds himself in Iron Heights Penitentiary, the actor playing him may have a few ideas on how to get out. Wentworth Miller, best known for his starring role in Fox drama will play Captain Cold on CW’s Flash. The villain is a master of ice-based weaponry and the leader of more »

WWE Battleground Recap: This won’t sell the WWE Network

WWE Battleground exists to get us from Money in the Bank to SummerSlam. Does anybody remember what happened at  the first ever in 2013? Not really. For history’s sake, Big Show decided to stand up to Randy Orton and The Authority, setting up several Raws worth of Big Show sadness porn and now I know why more »