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X-Men: Days of Future Past Lands on the Cover of Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly has revealed the cover to their double sized summer movie preview issue and X-Men: Days of Future Past was the lucky one to appear front and center. Featuring stars Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence, you can check it out below!

Opening in theaters on May 23, the film also stars Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, James McAvoy, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy, Daniel Cudmore, Fan Bingbing, Boo Boo Stewart, Adan Canto, Evan Peters, Josh Helman, Lucas Till and Evan Jonigkeit.

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class, in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

The special issue will arrive on Friday April 11, 2014.

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Read An Excerpt From Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep In This Week’s Entertainment Weekly Magazine

Ever wonder what happened to Danny Torrance from The Shining? Stephen King did with Doctor Sleep (out on September 24th) he brings us a new chapter in Danny’s story 36 years later.

The September 13th issue of Entertainment Weekly includes an exclusive excerpt of Doctor Sleep on pages 43-47 of the print edition.

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Lands on the Cover of Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly has just debuted the cover to their next issue and it features Joss Whedon and “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Chloe Bennet and Clark Gregg. In the issue, EW says Whedon talks about all things “Buffy,” “Firefly,” and The Avengers, but he made time to drop an interesting quote about the upcoming TV series too.

“This is basically a TV series of ‘The Zeppo’ [episode of Buffy], which was a very deliberate deconstruction of a Buffy episode in order to star the person who mattered the least,” Whedon says. “The people who are ignored are the people I’ve been writing as my heroes from day one. There’s a world of superheroes and superstars, they’re celebrities, and that’s a complicated world — particularly complicated for people who don’t have the superpowers, the disenfranchised. Now obviously there’s going to be hijinks and hilarity and sex and gadgets and all the things that made people buy the comics. But that’s what the show really is about to me, and that’s what Clark Gregg embodies: the Everyman.”

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will premiere on ABC on Tuesday, September 24 at 8 p.m.

For more with Whedon — including his love-hate relationship with Twitter and why he’s worried about our sequel culture — pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly, on stands Friday, August 23.

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This Week’s Entertainment Weekly Cover: First Look At The Amazing Spider-Man 2 & Comic-Con

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Everyone’s favorite web-slinger will soon be swinging back into theaters next May. The Amazing Spider-Man 2, directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield as your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, graces the cover of this week’s Entertainment Weekly.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 leads off EW’s cover package devoted to Comic-Con, landing in San Diego July 18-21. The issue will have previews of some of the coolest entries at the convention, including exclusive looks at Ender’s Game, the upcoming remake of Carrie starring Chloe Grace Moretz, and BBC America’s cult sci-fi series Orphan Black –  all of which earned bonus covers that can be viewed below.

For more on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and all of EW‘s Comic-Con coverage, pick up the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, on stands Friday July 11.

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The 100 All-Time Greatest of Everything Entertainment Weekly Issue Hits Newsstands This Week

This week Entertainment Weekly has a special double issue that focusses on the the 100 All-Time Greatest of Everything. This keepsake issue includes lists of the 100 best movies, TV shows, albums and novels, as well as the 50 greatest plays of the last 100 years and more.

Some familiar geniuses show up on the lists: Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations hits the greatest novels list at No. 4, The Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main Street pops at No. 3 on the album list, and The Sopranos finds a home at No. 5 on the list of all-time greatest TV shows. (The issue also includes a tribute to the late James Gandolfini.) 

The 100 All-Time Greatest issue of Entertainment Weekly is on stands Friday, June 28.

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This Week’s Entertainment Weekly Cover: Superman At 75

For three-quarters of a century, Superman has been fighting the good fight, keeping Earth and its inhabitants safe from all manner of villainy and disaster. As the DC Comics character turns 75, he’s also getting a major big-screen relaunch in director Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, opening Friday.

So for this week’s cover, Entertainment Weekly is taking a look back at all the critical moments in Superman’s evolution from dimestore hero to American pop-culture icon.

The magazine starts with his first appearance in 1938′s Action Comics #1, and tracks him along every major step (and occasional misstep) up through his reemergence in the form of Man of Steel‘s angry, passionate, lost Superman, as played by Henry Cavill.

Features in the magazine include:

- Origin Story: EW dives into the long, hard making of a hero with a look back at how Superman’s mythology evolved over the years. Find out how animation gave him the ability to fly, where his chrome-domed nemesis Lex Luthor first appeared, and how radio made Kryptonite his one and only weakness.

- Superman Returns director Bryan Singer on the “whimsical” tone of his attempted reboot of the hero — why “not everyone responded.”

- Man of Steel producer Christopher Nolan on the “science fiction-based” approach to retelling Superman’s origin as an alien invader saga.

- Cavill on how a lonely life as a boarding school student fueled his performance as Superman, the ultimate outsider.

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Entertainment Weekly’s Summer 2013 Calendar Issue Features Hugh Jackman As Wolverine On The Cover

Hugh Jackman will return for his sixth appearance on the big screen as Logan this summer in The Wolverine and in preparation for the film, he will appear on the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s “Summer 2013 Calendar” issue. The magazine also spoke with him about working on this film as compared to his first solo effort, which didn’t get the reception he had hoped for.

“Somehow the first Wolverine movie ended up looking like the fourth X-Men – just with different characters,” Jackman said. “I left unsure if we’d achieve our goal, which was to make sure people understood my character. This movie will really get to his core.”

The magazine will be available this Friday.

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Kevin Feige Talks To Entertainment Weekly About Marvel Cinematic Universe – Phase 2

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When Marvel Studios began producing its own movies in 2008 with the original Iron Man, the film ended with Samuel L. Jackson’s S.H.I.E.L.D. spymaster Nick Fury telling Robert Downey Jr.: “Mr. Stark, you’ve become part of a bigger universe … “ That was the start of Phase One, in which The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America each linked up and laid the groundwork for what would become 2012’s biggest movie – the billion-and-a-half dollar blockbuster The Avengers.

With Iron Man 3 opening Friday, Marvel launches Phase Two – another ambitious expansion of its superheroes’ cinematic universe. Though much of it remains secret, producer and studio president Kevin Feige talked to Entertainment Weekly to declassify a few new details. Read more HERE.

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Advance Screening of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 Will Kick Off The Entertainment Weekly Capetown Film Festival on April 30th

Entertainment Weekly today announced that a complimentary advance screening of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” will kick off the EW CapeTown Film Festival at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 30. The inaugural film festival, co-presented by Entertainment Weekly and American Cinematheque, and sponsored by TNT’s Falling Skies, will host a screening of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” before the film opens in theaters on May 3. Following the screening, there will be a Q&A session with Kevin Feige, producer of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” and Marvel Studios’ President.

Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce & Shane Black and is based on Marvel’s iconic Super Hero Iron Man, who first appeared on the pages of “Tales of Suspense” (#39) in 1963 and had his solo comic book debut with “The Invincible Iron Man” (#1) in May of 1968.

For more information, please click HERE.

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Henry Cavill’s Man of Steel Lands On This Week’s Entertainment Weekly Cover

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A new image of Henry Cavill’s Superman from Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel  is now online as the iconic costume graces the cover of the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly. The comic book action adventure also stars Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Kelly, Harry Lennix and Richard Schiff.

In the film, a young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. The article goes on to explain some minor plot elements from the film, including the fact that Kryptonite will not be featured in any form whatsoever. It also promises “building-smashing, train-slinging, heat-vision-blasting battles” when the comic book hero comes to 3D, 2D and IMAX theaters June 14th.

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