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STRANGER THINGS' Charlie Heaton in Talks to Join NEW MUTANTS Movie as Cannonball

Casting is well underway for 20th Century Fox's next X-Men spin-off, New Mutants. The film, described by director Josh Boone as a "full-fledged horror movie," is set to star Maisie Williams as Wolfsbane, Anya Taylor-Joy as Magik, and possibly Rosario Dawson as Dr. Cecelia Reyes. Additionally, Henry Zaga is rumored for the role of Sunspot. Now, another new mutant (heh) is about to be cast.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stranger Things alum Charlie Heaton is in talks to play Sam Guthrie, aka Cannonball, in New Mutants. Cannonball's abilities allow him to propel himself into the air at jet speeds and become encased in an impenetrable force field. So, kind of like a cannonball.

THR adds that Fox intends to create something really unique for the comic book movie genre with New Mutants, hence the horror thriller tone. This comes on the heels of Deadpool and Logan, which both redefined what it means to be a superhero film. Meanwhile, New Mutants is also looking to cast…

SUPERGIRL Casts Odette Annable as Reign, the Big Bad of Season 3

At the end of the Supergirl season two finale, the main villain for season three was teased. The character, who was unnamed in the finale, was sent from Krypton as an infant at the same time Kara and Kal-El were. The last line of dialogue, "It will reign," led to speculation that the character could be Reign, a recent villain in Supergirl comics. Now, it's confirmed.

It has been announced that Cloverfield actress Odette Annable will play Reign, the main villain of Supergirl's third season. In the comics, Reign "...was one of five 'Worldkillers' who were aliens that were captured and experimented on by Kryptonian scientists in an attempt to turn them into powerful weapons. After they awoke and found their captors dead and Krypton destroyed, Reign and three of the other Worldkillers attempted to find their home worlds, but instead wound up on Earth."

Supergirl's producers confirm that an "interpretation" of this storyline will be on the s…

Ranking the Arrowverse, Season by Season

The CW's Arrowverse began with the premiere of Arrow in 2012. Originally a grounded and realistic take on the Green Arrow mythos, the show expanded to incorporate fantastical elements from the DC Universe. The network created two spin-off shows, The Flash and DC's Legends of Tomorrow. Additionally, there's Supergirl, which takes place on another Earth, but has still been included with crossovers.
So far, Arrow has been going for five seasons, The Flash has had three, and both Legends and Supergirl have had two. All four shows are returning for new seasons next fall. Of course, not every season of every show is going to be on the same level of quality, resulting in debates over which seasons are the best/worst, etc.
Below, we've ranked all 12 seasons of the Arrowverse thus far. (We will be talking only about the live action shows, so Vixen isn't included. Also, we'll be talking SPOILERS, so if you're not caught up on these shows, stop reading now.)
#12: Arro…

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 Surpasses $800 Million Worldwide

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has been in theaters for about a month now, and the sequel has been another big moneymaker for the studio. This past weekend, it surpassed the total gross of the original Guardians, placing it in Marvel's top five. Now, Vol. 2 is about to pass another milestone.

According to Variety, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is crossing $800 million at the worldwide box office today. As of yesterday, the sequel made $342.7 million domestically and $454.7 million internationally, which brings its worldwide total to $797.4 million. It will crack $800 million later today.

Guardians Vol. 2 is now the fifth highest grossing installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, both domestic and worldwide. To go any higher on the list, the film will have to pass last year's Captain America: Civil War ($408.1 million domestic/$1.15 billion worldwide), which at this point seems unlikely. Still, Vol. 2 is a massive success, especially considering how, less than a…

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