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Things We Saw Today: Groot Is Super-Buff In This New Avengers Variant Cover

All that dancing really paid off.

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DO YOU EVEN BENCH, GROOT? (cover by Francesco Francavilla, via Comic Book Resources‘ exclusive reveal)

  • Guy legally trolls Instagram by registering domain about magical duck. (via Geek)
  • Underworld: The Awakening actress India Eisley has signed on for The Curse of Sleeping Beauty, a “dark, modern” version of the original fairy tale. Says director/co-producer Pearry Teo: “We’re drawing on varied things like Silent Hill, Pan’s Labyrinth, The Cell, and Insidious for inspiration, but we are creating something that will be very unique, both visually and in terms of storytelling.” That sounds… potentially interesting. Don’t screw it up. (via The Hollywood Reporter)
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh will be the female lead in Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. (via The Hollywood Reporter)


It’s never too early for Christmas sweaters (no, really, it’s not—a sing Christmas carols in July), and Mondo has two excellent examples for those whose lives are devoid of snuggle. Both the Fargo sweater (above) and the Gremlins sweater are available for pre-order and will begin shipping in December. (via Mondotees)

  • Girls creator Lena Dunham is adapting one of my favorite books as a child, Karen Cushman’s Catherine, Called Birdy. (via Deadline)
  • Blue is the Warmest Color‘s Léa Seydoux and Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Dave Bautista might play a sexy femme fatale and a henchman (guess which is which) in the next James Bond movie. (via /Film, Digital Spy)
  • Tumblr Launches New App for Mac OS X Yosemite (via Laughing Squid)

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The first Jurassic World poster is… well, it has a dinosaur on it. (via /Film)

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