Link Tank: 8 New Heroes the MCU Should Focus On

Terminator: Dark Fate, Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, The Marvel Cinematic Universe, and more in today's daily Link Tank!

Eight New Heroes That The MCU Should Focus On

Terminator: Dark Fate wisely retconned the worst aspect of Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Terminator: Dark Fate is the first film since Terminator 2: Judgment Day to have the guidance of franchise creator James Cameron, and it (rightly) obliterates the last three Terminator movies from the timeline. The first two Terminator movies are the only ones that matter now, and while few would call Dark Fatea better movie than the original two, one thing it does well is to bravely retcon the worst part of T2.

Read more at Inverse.

Here are eight new and young heroes that the Marvel Cinematic Universe should focus on next.

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“Since the latest developments in Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame, a lot of things are up in the air in the massive cinematic universe, and many questions must be asked: What’s going to happen to the major established players who survived Endgame? What’s the deal with new characters like Shang-Chi, from the upcoming film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsHow will Marvel Phase Four distinguish itself as a new era, bouncing off the last?”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

George R.R. Martin claims that he will write for a HBO prequel after he finishes Winds of Winter.

“For those hoping to see George R.R. Martin return to A Song of Ice and Fire on the small screen, there’s hope. Writing on his Not a Blog, the man behind the Game of Thrones books shared more details on the first prequel series to get the green light, as well as his thoughts on the Age of Heroes show getting cancelled. Plus, he revealed what series House of the Dragon showrunner Ryan Condal actually suggested first. That’s right: We could’ve gotten Dunk & Egg.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Just in time for the Halloween season, NASA has debuted “Galaxy of Horror exoplanet posters.

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“If the many Hollywood blockbusters about extraterrestrial life and space exploration gone wrong haven’t already scared you into believing that the universe is truly terrifying, these Halloween-themed NASA posters just might do the trick.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

The US Department of Interior has grounded its drone fleet over national security risks.

“The US Department of Interior has grounded its drone fleet to review whether Chinese-manufactured technology poses a national security threat. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered the review on Wednesday, citing national security risks from Chinese manufacturers, according to The Wall Street Journal, which first reported the news.”

Read more at PCMag.

Here’s a ranking of every single movie by legendary American director Martin Scorsese.

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Long before he became the sworn enemy of Marvel movie fans, Martin Scorsese was unafraid to back down from a fight. Throughout his 50-plus-year career, which continues with the elegiac gangster epic The Irishman (in theaters this weekend; on Netflix November 27), the bushy-eye-browed filmmaker has battled a number of powerful opponents. He faced criticism from pundits accusing him of perpetuating negative Italian-American stereotypes, he tussled with the Catholic Church in the ’80s, he had one of his films banned by the Chinese government in the ’90s, and, even now, people continue to insist he only makes mob movies. At 76, he’s still swinging.

Read more at Thrillist.