Link Tank: First Look at Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher in Thor: Love and Thunder

An action figure reveals the new Thor antagonist, the director of Jurassic World: Dominion compares a new dino to the Joker, Sony is investing heavily in Epic Games, and more in Link Tank!

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While we’re still waiting on a trailer, we just got our best look at Christian Bale’s villain Gorr the God Butcher in Thor: Love and Thunder, thanks to an action figure.

“Newly-leaked images of the Love & Thunder Marvel Legends action figures have hit social media, giving us new looks at the Odinson in both ‘Ravager’ and his armored outfits, Jane Foster as the Mighty Thor, and Christian Bale’s Gorr the God Butcher.”

Read more at Gizmodo

The director of Jurassic World: Dominion just compared the latest dinosaur villain to the Joker.

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“In a new interview with Empire Magazine, director Colin Trevorrow discusses his upcoming film Jurassic Park: Dominion. The third and final chapter in the Jurassic World series is set to hit theaters in June, with returning stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard alongside Jurassic Park alumni Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum. In the interview, Trevorrow teased the new Big Bad dinosaur on the block: the Giganotosaurus, aka the Giga. Unlike previous genetically engineered dinosaurs like the Indominus Rex and the Indoraptor, the Giga is a real dinosaur that existed during the Late Cretaceous period.”

Read more at The Mary Sue

The Northman director Robert Eggers admits that he can’t stand watching his directorial debut The Witch anymore.

With his third film on the way, director Robert Eggers is revealing his true feelings about his 2015 debut The Witch. ‘Honestly, I can’t stand watching The Witch now,’ Eggers tells The Guardian in an interview. ‘It’s not that it’s bad, and the performances are great, but I was not skilled enough as a filmmaker to get what was in my brain onto the screen,’ he continues.”

Read more at The A.V. Club

Sony is taking a big swing by investing a pretty penny into Epic Games.

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“Epic Games recently announced an epic new wave of fundraising, notable both for the $2 billion it’s pulled in and for an eye-raising firm present among the leading partners: Sony. The makers of PlayStation VR have invested a cool $1 billion in Epic to further ‘the development of new digital fan experiences and the ‘metaverse.'”

Read more at Kotaku

Peacock is currently developing a live-action series based on Casper the Friendly Ghost.

“Peacock is reportedly developing a live-action series of Casper the Friendly Ghost. According to sources, the adaptation is being helmed by Kai Yu Wu, whose credits include Hannibal, The Flash, Deception, and creating Netflix’s The Ghost BrideVariety adds that the series is being billed as a ‘horror/adventure show that reimagines the origin of Casper in a coming-of-age story that explores what it means to be alive. When a new family arrives in the small town of Eternal Falls, Casper finds himself entangled in a mystery uncovering dark secrets that have been buried for over 100 years.'”

Read more at Hype Beast

What’s the most popular wedding movie in your state? Check out this map to find out.

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“It’s no surprise that Alabamans seem to have a soft spot for 2002’s Sweet Home Alabama; and their eastern neighbors do, too. According to a new study by Shane Co. wedding blog The Loupe, people in Alabama and Georgia Google the Reese Witherspoon classic more than any other wedding movie.”

Read more at Mental Floss