Archive for March, 2018

Twitch Hit With Layoffs as Part Of ‘Aggressive Growth Strategy’

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Live streaming platform Twitch has laid off several employees, but says that there are plans to grow the company in 2018, including a 30% increase in employees. Twitch was bought by parent company Amazon in 2014, and in January 2018 Twitch acquired three new high-profile executives from other tech companies: Pandora’s Sara Clemens as COO, Rubicon Project’s Mark Weiler as head of platforms, and Slack’s Amir Shevat as vice president of developer experience.

January also saw Twitch announce exclusive streaming rights to The Overwatch League, the official eSports league for Blizzard Entertainment’s mega-popular multiplayer FPS Overwatch – a deal that was reportedly worth at least $90 million. However, this week brought devastating ...

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20 Amazing A-Listers Reimagined As Superheroes

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When it comes to movie casting, art often imitates life. However, in this age of fancasts, there are plenty of other times when life imitates art.

Choosing an actor to portray a beloved character may be up to people who are part of the filming process, but that doesn’t mean that those involved never take some inspiration from fans. The success of superhero films hinges on several factors, including, story, acting, and direction. Another vital piece of the puzzle is, of course, the actors who are cast in these beloved roles.

Comic book readers may be a nit-picky bunch, they are also among the most ...

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Zack Snyder Wants You to Believe in the Snyder Cut

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Zack Snyder may have dropped his biggest hint about the existence of the Snyder Cut yet. The road to the release of Justice League is a complicated story, and the full details are still slowly coming out, but the one thing that’s been made abundantly clear is that the Joss Whedon reshoots resulted in a theatrical cut that was completely different from what Zack Snyder originally intended before he was fired from the project.

A number of significant changes were made, including brighter lighting and an over-saturated color palate; the addition of more jokes and one-liners; a new ending that didn’t set up Zack Snyder’s ...

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15 Secrets Behind Jenna Dewan And Channing Tatum’s Marriage

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Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum form one of the most picture-perfect celebrity couples around. It’s not just their good looks and star power, but their genuine affection and straightforward communication that make them one of the better couples to aspire to. Ever since they met on the “dance-mance” film Step Up, where they played the romantic leads, Dewan and Tatum have been together, without breaking up even once.

After meeting on the set of Step Up, Tatum and Dewan dated for a few years before Tatum finally popped the question and they married in 2009. Tabloids and paparazzi have hardly left the pair room to breathe ever since, but the star couple seems to have managed the trials ...

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Ron Howard Offers Peek at Solo’s Massive TIE Fighter Battle

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Solo: A Star Wars Story director Ron Howard has shared a photo from the VFX review of the movie at Skywalker Ranch, which shows the massive TIE fighter battle we caught a glimpse of in the first teaser trailer. Howard has had quite a challenge on his hands with this movie, as he was brought in to reshoot a great deal of it after original directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller departed the project due to creative differences, three weeks before the end of principal photography.

The movie stars Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!) as a young Han Solo and touches on the key moments in his early life: meeting Chewbacca ...

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