Disney & XPRIZE Assembling Young Heroes To Form Real-Life ‘Big Hero 6′


Disney loves to partner up with nonprofit groups for exciting contests while tying it to marketing their tentpole films. Sure it may sound like a marketing plug, it also helps the younger audience to be inspired to do good in the field of academics, citizenship, etc. So for the upcoming Big Hero 6, Disney has partnered up with XPRIZE, a leading organization solving the world’s Grand Challenges by creating and managing large-scale, high-profile, incentivized prize in five areas: Learning; Exploration; Energy & Environment; Global Development; and Life Sciences.

The two have launched a video contest between the ages of 8 and 17 to harness their creativity and come up with innovative ideas to tackle the world’s biggest challenges using science, technology, engineering, art and/or mathematics. Hit the jump to learn more. [Read more...]

Liam Neeson “Kill Map” Charts Actor’s Kills Across His Movies

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Liam Neeson truly has a particular set of skills. He’s been a Jedi, a hitman, a lion, a mythological Greek god, Batman’s teacher, a knight, Jean Valjean, and so much more. But for a man who has many talents, it’s hard to believe that no one has tracked all of his kills throughout his film career. Well today that ends.

To help promote his upcoming thriller A Walk Among The Tombstones, Universal Pictures has released a infographic that charts Neeson’s kills in all of the released films he has been in. The chart also makes a note of who he has killed (humans, battle droids, etc), and how he has killed them (lightsabers, guns, swords, barehands, etc). Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

‘Ghostbusters’ Donuts: Krispy Kreme Celebrates Film’s 30th Anniversary With Themed Donuts

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When there’s something strange in your neighborhood, the first people you call would be Ghostbusters. But when that strange activity is hunger, you need to call Krispy Kreme. The donut company recently announced that they will sell two marshmallow Kreme™-filled Ghostbusters donuts: Krispy Kreme’s Ghostbusters and Stay Puft Marshmallow Doughnuts will be available at participating Krispy Kreme® US locations, while supplies last beginning on September 29th 2014.

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Zack Snyder’s ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ Stolen Batmobile Rumor Put To Rest

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Over the weekend there was a rumor flying around that someone actually stole the Batmobile off the set of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. How cold something the big and bulky get stolen off a secure set, but stay hidden away in a major city like Detroit? While I may not know the insurance coverage for this, it seems that the stolen Batmobile was nothing more than a publicity stunt. And to add some more fun to this, director Zack Snyder tweeted a photo of the culprit. Hint: Snyder is currently in a twitter war with this movie. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Kevin Smith’s New Horror Film “Tusk” Allows You To Tuskify Yourself Online

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With Kevin Smith‘s new horror film Tusk being released soon on September 19th, several movie theaters have a promotional cardboard standee for the movie with a hole cut out, so you can have someone take a picture with your face where the Walrus’ face should be. If you don’t have time to run out to your local theater to do that, they’ve made it easy for you to “Tuskify” yourself from the comfort of your very own computer chair. Check out all the details on how to do that after the break.

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Zack Snyder Tweets First Official Look At ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ Batmobile

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Zack Snyder really loves dropping nifty gifts on twitter. We’ve seen plenty of exciting confirmations for Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, from the director, the first of which was a black and white photo of Batman and his Batmobile. Since someone took some alleged photos from the set, the internet went wild. But the photos had a grainy texture to them, and we couldn’t really tell if that was going to be the way the Batmobile looked or if that was the the quality of the photo itself.

Well Snyder took it upon himself to do the right thing, and posted an official photo of the Batmobile on his twitter account. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

J.J. Abrams Teases Possible Death Star In “Star Wars: Episode VII” Via Twitter Pic

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J.J. Abrams is at it again. He’s posted a Twitter pic that at first glance is just showing his geeky need for the new Apple Watch, but like most things he does, there’s always a hidden agenda. If you look at what’s reflected in the background, you see the familiar hallway walls that were last seen in a planet-sized armored space station. Could another Death Star be popping up in the new Star Wars film? Check out the Twitter pic after the break to make you own conclusions.

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Kevin Smith’s ‘Tusk’ Gets A Medical Marijuana Dispensary Tie-In

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Kevin Smith isn’t one to be afraid to kiss and tell about his use of weed. Most of the time the characters in his films are using it. And now in the wake of Washington and Colorado legalizing weed, plus 23 other states legalizing it for medicinal purposes, Smith has found a way to get a weed marketing tie-in into his latest film Tusk. [Read more...]

Annabelle Scare Prank Created for Toronto Fan Expo

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With the upcoming The Conjuring spin-off movie, Annabelle, hitting theaters on October 3rd, the makers used the Toronto Fan Expo to help promote the release with a little scare prank involving the cursed doll. A display was made with a woman dressed up as a human-sized version of the doll and people could have their picture taken in front of it, but once they posed to take a picture, that’s when Annabelle would strike. Check out several of their scared reactions after the break.

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Guillermo Del Toro Wants You To Scare Him In New Contest From Legendary Pictures and YouTube

Guillermo del Toro could well be the busiest man in Hollywood — it is rare a day goes by where his name is not attached to an upcoming film or television show. Despite his backlog of projects, the filmmaker has announced that he will preside over a rather cool contest put together by Legendary Pictures and YouTube. The two companies have partnered for the YouTube House of Horrors: A Legendary Halloween contest, which seeks to discover the next great mind in horror cinema. Read on for the details.

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