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Things We Saw Today: The Lego Batman Theme Song Is “Gaston” for Pop-Punk Gym Rats


Warner Brothers has posted the theme song from The Lego Batman Movie, and it is pleasingly ludicrous. With lines like “Who can chokehold a bear? (BATMAN!)”, “Who does the sickest backflips? (BATMAN!)” and “Who always pays their taxes? (BATMAN!)”, it’s like a pop-punk, ‘roided-out take on “Gaston.” The song comes from Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump, who previously recorded the theme song for 2016’s Ghostbusters with Missy Elliott. The soundtrack is also available to stream on Spotify. (Via /Film)

  • Speaking of The Lego Batman Movie, DC President Diane Nelson wore a jacket made of Legos to the premiere.

  • Sorry, Whovians, we won’t know the identity of the new Doctor until mid-2017 at the earliest. Though Peter Capaldi’s exit has been known at the BBC for a while, the new showrunner Chris Chibnall wants to give Capaldi and Moffatt the space to finish the season their way. Plus, he’s still wrapping up the latest season of Broadchurch. (via io9)
  • Check out this fan-made short film of Darth Vader battling Buzz Lightyear. “I knew I wanted to do something with Buzz Lightyear because I’ve never seen something that takes his character and makes it really cool and live-action,” said director Andrew McMurry, known on YouTube as Nukazooka. “Zurg is basically like Darth Vader, so I was like, maybe I just do that, Buzz thinking Darth Vader is Zurg. It’s kind of, like, a big miscommunication, which is funny to me.”
  • Today is Rosa Parks’ birthday! She would have been 104 today.
  • If you’re dying to catch the Super Bowl trailer for Hulu’s Handmaid’s Tale adaptation and want to keep your bathroom breaks strategic, know that AdWeek reports that it will air during the second quarter. (via Nerdist)

(Image via Warner Brothers)

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