Link Tank: The White Men Can’t Jump Reboot Has Found Its Leading Men

The remake of the classic basketball movie has its stars, Moon Knight referenced an MCU location, a ten-year retrospective on The Cabin in the Woods, and more in Link Tank!

White Men Can't Jump

20th Century Studios has found their leading men for the reboot of White Men Can’t Jump.

“20th Century Studios has tapped Sinqua Walls and Jack Harlow to star in its reboot of White Men Can’t Jump. The remake was first announced in 2017, when Blake Griffin and Black-Ish creator Kenya Barris signed on to develop the project.”

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The fictional city of Madripoor, last seen in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, was referenced in the most recent episode of Moon Knight.

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“If you listened closely in this week’s episode of Marvel’s Moon Knight, you may have heard a familiar name drop: Madripoor. The city that Sam Wilson, Bucky Barnes, and Baron Zemo headed to in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which connected them to Sharon Carter, also has a connection to Marc Spector and Moon Knight through Anton Mogart (also known as Midnight Man).”

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Ten years after The Cabin in the Woods was released, the horror/comedy remains one of the genre’s best flicks.

The Cabin in the Woods is a miracle. A singular story packed with biblical stakes, dense mythology, surprises, excitement, and most importantly, little to no room for any type of follow-up, all in one 95-minute package. Released just 10 years ago today, it almost qualifies as a relic from a forgotten age which is one of the many reasons why The Cabin in the Woods still works so well, despite that unfortunate black mark it now carries.”

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Everyone knows about The Joker, but here are other villains they should consider for the sequel to The Batman.

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“As it passes the $700 million mark at the worldwide box office, Matt Reeves’ The Batman reiterates the Caped Crusader’s role as a true champion—as much at the cineplex as on the streets of Gotham City. Warner Bros. had announced plans for an HBO Max series focused on Colin Farrell’s Oswald Cobblepot even before the film opened, and Reeves indirectly announced a sequel by indicating that Farrell’s spin-off would happen before audiences saw his version of the hero again.”

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Do you love Wordle? Here are several other very similar games to get your brain pumping in the morning.

“Wordle has brought us a lot of wonderful things, not least a surge of freely available, one-a-day puzzles to enjoy, without the faff of having to install apps or register accounts. Played in a browser, whether on your phone or laptop, Wordle and the many, many games it’s inspired have become a part of people’s daily routines. We’ve compiled a collection of the best of the rest, the Wordle clones and spin-offs that will improve your commute and coffee break.”

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Before the TV show adaptation, discover some hidden secrets about the classic sci-fi romance The Time Traveler’s Wife.

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“Originally published in 2003, The Time Traveler’s Wife surprised fans of fantasy fiction. Instead of strictly following the adventures of a time-hopping librarian named Henry DeTamble, Audrey Niffenegger’s debut novel switches between Henry’s exploits and the perspective of Clare Abshire, his wife, exploring how Henry’s prolonged absences make for a bittersweet relationship. For more on the book and its forthcoming adaptation on HBO, keep reading.”

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