Link Tank: The Wonder Twins Movie Has Been Cancelled

The Wonder Twins movie isn't moving forward, Tomb Raider is getting sold, LEGO made a Baby Groot, and more in Link Tank!

Wonder Twins from DC Comics
Photo: DC Comics

Two weeks after the cast was announced, DC pulled the plug on their announced Wonder Twins movie.

“Just months after Warner Bros. Discovery announced that it would adapt the beloved Wonder Twins comic into a live-action DC Comics film, the studio has put a halt on productions, reportedly canceling the project. That Hashtag Show recently reported that the crew was informed last week that the live-action project will be scrapped, even before production has begun.”

Read more at HypeBeast

It’s gonna be May, which means the summer movie season is finally upon us! Here are all the exciting titles you have to look forward to in the most crowded summer slate since 2019.

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“With two major Marvel projects, a long-awaited sequel to Top Gun, Pixar’s Lightyear prequel, and Jurassic World’s latest installment just to name a few, the summer of 2022 will offer audiences multiple reminders of what they’ve missed over the past two years, along with ample opportunity to splurge on greasy popcorn and super-sized sodas.”

Read more at The A.V. Club

Loki star Tom Hiddleston hints that the second season of the Marvel series will be even more chaotic than the first.

“We Loki fans are desperate for news of Loki Season 2, set to begin filming this summer at London’s Pinewood Studios. It’s torturous, knowing that somewhere out there, scripts have been written, and a select group of people already know what’s going to come next for our beloved God of Mischief. Luckily, Tom Hiddleston has been dropping hints about what we can expect, and in a new interview with Total Film, he’s alluded to Loki’s ‘turbulent’ and ‘chaotic’ character in Season 2.”

Read more at The Mary Sue

Back in 1990, Tom Cruise said it would be “irresponsible” to make a sequel to Top Gun. Over three decades later, the classic film is finally getting a follow-up.

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“Tom Cruise’s latest movie, a sequel to his classic 1986 action pic, Top Gun, is finally getting a release later this month after delays related to the covid-19 pandemic. But Cruise, who’s now 59 years old, felt very different about doing a sequel to the film back in 1990. In fact, Cruise said making a sequel would be ‘irresponsible’ and suggested any continuation of the story could be interpreted as pro-war propaganda.”

Read more at Gizmodo

The Tomb Raider video game franchise was just sold along with a number of other titles.

“The Embracer Group, a planet-swallowing mass of video game publishers that already includes the likes of Gearbox and THQ Nordic, tonight announced a deal to purchase a number of storied studios and properties from Square Enix. While the purchase isn’t final—this is just ‘an agreement to acquire; them until everything is signed off later in the year—the announcement press release says that if approved it will be a USD$300 million deal.”

Read more at Kotaku

LEGO has unveiled a new buildable Baby Groot figure that includes a LEGO-ified version of the Awesome Mixtape Vol. 2 from Guardians of the Galaxy.

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“Today, the LEGO Group is giving us an official first look at what to expect from the upcoming summer Marvel lineup. Delivering a notable follow-up to the life-size Thor’s hammer from earlier this year, a new full-scale collectible LEGO MCU set will be joining the Marvel summer 2022 lineup this August in the form of the adorable Baby Groot.”

Read more at 9 to 5 Toys