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Transformers One Will Have Younger, Messier Robots in Disguise

Earlier in the week, we got our first look at Transformers One, and it probably didn’t look like what you were imagining. The animated movie, which is meant to serve as an origin story for Optimus Prime (Chris Hemsworth) and Megatron (Brian Tyree Henry)—here respectively known as Orion Pax and D-16—is sillier than…Read more...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 23:29
It's Finally Happening: the Avengers Are Gonna Fight the Alien

When Disney bought 20th Century Fox, it seemed inevitable that the company would find a way to get Marvel to crossover with the Alien or Predator. It took some time, but thanks to comics it came to fruition last year with Wolverine fighting the Predator (because who else would?), and now it’s continuing by pitting the…Read more...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 22:12
Destiny Might Have Lost Its Chance to Become a TV Show

There’s a lot of video games set to get TV or film adaptations in the next few years, and even more that seem like they’d be ripe for the picking. Bungie’s Destiny franchise seemed like a viable candidate, especially after the studio was acquired by PlayStation in 2022, but it sounds like any plans to bring the games…Read more...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 19:51
Cowboy Bebop's Showrunners Will Write Disney's Space Mountain Movie

Nearly four years ago, we learned Disney was hoping to get a movie about its Space Mountain ride off the ground and into theaters. A lot’s happened since then, but the studio’s apparently still determined to make this a reality, hence bringing on a new pair of writers to get the movie into proper shape. Read more...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 17:49
FBI Director Says China's Hacking Aimed at U.S. Infrastructure to 'Induce Panic'

Chinese government hackers are constantly trying to infiltrate the computer systems of U.S. water treatment facilities and energy grids in a bid to be “pre-positioned” for inducing panic, according to an alarming new speech from FBI Director Christopher Wray. And given the success of China’s Volt Typhoon program to…Read more...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 17:49
Trump's Truth Social Stock Dropped, Cybertrucks Broke, the Virtual Boy Deserves Respect, and More

It was a bad week for Truth Social and the Tesla Cybertruck. Both showed that they might not be as great as Donald Trump and Elon Musk thought. This week also saw a terrifying AI video generator, major complaints about a dog-sitting app, and the retirement of a beloved robot. Check out the big tech stories of the…Read more...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 17:49

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