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Here's a "very special" edition of the Weekly Ketchup, as Hollywood this week was assaulted by an onslaught of sequel news stories comparable to either the Kryptonians in Man of Steel or the zombies in World War Z (take your pick of timely film references). We've got superhero sequels (The Avengers 2 and The Amazing Spider-Man 2), science fiction sequels (Independence Day 2 and Terminator 5), comedy sequels (Bad Teacher 2 and Dumb and Dumber To), and even a sequel to Dolphin Tale. And next week, this column will even get a sequel.
This week's Ketchup includes movie development stories for several video game adaptations (this week was E3), and sequels for Man of Steel, Planes, The Purge, and the Terminator franchise. There's also new roles for Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, and Emma Watson.
This week's Ketchup includes movie development news stories involving the next James Bond movie, movies based on the comic books Archie, Fables and Guardians of the Galaxy, and new roles for Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart, and Denzel Washington.
This week's Ketchup sees Hollywood returning to "work" after the Memorial Day weekend, resulting in lots of news stories concerning high profile properties. Included in the mix are the next two James Bond movies, Alice in Wonderland 2, The Expendables 3, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean 5, and... a Grumpy Cat movie?
This week's Ketchup covers a slow movie development news week as Hollywood collectively prepared for the long Memorial Day weekend to come. Included in the mix are new roles for two of the stars of Game of Thrones, sequel news for Red 3, and a new role for one of the stars of that franchise, Morgan Freeman. All that and a remake of Timecop.
This week's Ketchup covers the days leading up to this year's Cannes Film Festival, at which dozens of movies are announced, and casting deals are made. Included in the mix are two new movies each for Chris Pine, Will Smith, and Hailee Steinfeld, and also new roles for Robert Downey Jr, Shia LaBeouf, and Arnold Schwarzenegger... in The Toxic Avenger?
This week's Ketchup covers movie development news stories that include new entries in the Dungeons & Dragons, Hot Tub Time Machine, and Mission: Impossible franchises, as well as the next movies from such acclaimed directors as Paul Thomas Anderson and Martin Scorsese.
This week's Ketchup includes movie development news for a few sequels (for the Star Wars franchise, The Croods, and Pitch Perfect, a remake of Weird Science, and new movies for Jack Black, Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Will Ferrell, and Will Smith.
This week's Ketchup includes recaps of news stories in the movie development world that include new roles for Jim Carrey, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, and Robert Redford, as well as new movies with ties to The Shining, Bonnie and Clyde, and Point Break.
This week's Ketchup includes movie development news of the sequels Finding Dory and G.I. Joe 3, as well as casting news for Jessica Chastain, Chloe Moretz, and Brad Pitt, and a new project for director Tim Burton.
This week's Ketchup includes movies development news stories that include new roles for Anne Hathaway and Matthew McConaughey, and news about the sequels Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
This week's Ketchup includes movie development news for reboots of Escape from New York, Hercules, and Pete's Dragon, the next X-Men and Captain America movies, and new roles for Tom Cruise, Hugh Jackman, and Robert Redford.
This week's Ketchup includes movie development news stories involving sequels for Horrible Bosses, Trainspotting and the Jurassic Park franchise, as well as new (or possible new) roles for Christian Bale and Melissa McCarthy.
This week's Ketchup features news stories that include new roles for Harrison Ford, Emma Stone, and (maybe) Jessica Chastain, as well as sequels for Oz the Great and Powerful, the Resident Evil franchise, and Sinister.
This week's Ketchup includes new roles for Harry Potter franchise stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, as well as Bradley Cooper, Tom Hardy, Liam Neeson, and Gary Oldman in movies which include reboots of Cinderella, Frankenstein, and Robin Hood.
This week leading up to the Academy Awards was relatively quiet, possibly because movers and shakers are waiting until next week to see who they should be making new deals with. So, Megan Fox gets the headlines, and the other nine stories involve sequels like Anchorman: The Legends Continues, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and possible sequels for Identity Thief and Mama, as well as new roles for Christian Bale, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Adam Sandler.
This week's Ketchup includes development headlines for movies that include new roles for Sandra Bullock, Steve Carell, Jennifer Lawrence, and the young stars of Thor, Warm Bodies, and Beasts of the Southern Wild.
This week saw the movie development scene rewarded with a plague of blessings. The start of the Berlinale, one of the major film markets, provided lots of smaller announcements that would have normally made the "top ten" cut. However, they were mostly drowned out by bigger franchise stories, many of them thanks to Disney's various fanboy-friendly subsidiaries. Like the Hulk (or really, superheroes in general), animated movies, and Star Wars? This was the week for you.