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Norman Reedus casually reveals the existence of Death Stranding 2

Digital Norman Reedus in Death StrandingImage: Sony Video game development can be a weirdly secretive endeavor, with even the existence of a future project kept as some powerful reveal, only to be doled out when the hypo engine goes hungry. Sure, Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding was a critical success, made a lot of money, and …

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Former Red Ranger Austin St. John charged with COVID relief money fraud

Austin St. JohnPhoto: Frederick M. Brown (Getty Images) Today, in “Crimes that would be gross but relatively banal, had not a former member of the Power Rangers allegedly committed them” news: Austin St. John, best known for playing the very first Red Ranger on Saban Entertainment’s long-running Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangershas been arrested this week, …

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Akiva Schaffer on Chip ‘N Dale & underrated Lonely Island songs

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and John Mulaney at the premiere of Chip’n Dale: Rescue RangersPhoto: Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images (Getty Images) After helming both music videos (“I’m On A Boat”) and feature films (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping) built around simple jokes, it’s no surprise that Disney chose The Lonely Island alum Akiva Schaffer …

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“Ugly Sonic” makes film debut in Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue Rangers

Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue Rangers, Sonic The HedgehogScreenshot: Disney; Paramount The crushing weight of Sonic The Hedgehog‘s unbelievable box office success may have attempted to smite the existence of Ugly Sonic out of history, but the Internet’s memory is long. We can never forget the uproar over Sonic’s hyperrealistic teethand now, thanks to Chip ‘N …

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The Evil Dead game perfectly captures the joys of torturing Bruce Campbell

Don’t judge a book by its slightly waxy-looking screenshots, okay?Image: Saber Interactive Every Friday, AV Club Staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are …

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Margot Robbie developing Ocean’s Eleven prequel with Jay Roach

Margot RobbiePhoto: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt (Getty Images) What if they remade Ocean’s Eleven, except this time a woman led the heist? And then what if they remade that movie, and instead of Sandra Bullock, it was led by Margot Robbie? We may soon have the answers to this pressing inquiry, as The Hollywood Reporter …

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Thomas Haden Church to play the bad guy in Peacock’s bizarre Twisted Metal show

Thomas Haden ChurchPhoto: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) Peacock’s upcoming adaptation of long-running Sony car-murder simulator series Twisted Metal Continues to be a thing that exists, apparently, as the streaming service announced today that Thomas Haden Church will star in the show as one of its primary villains. Church joins a cast that includes stars Anthony …

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Marielle Heller to direct Amy Adams neo-horror flick Nightbitch

Amy Adams, Marielle HellerPhoto: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images), Kevin Winter (Getty Images) No, the proposed film starring Amy Adams as an overworked mother who slowly turns into a dog was not a weird fever dream, but an actual project with legs (and some pointy ears, and a cute little snout). It also has a pretty …

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