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On Wednesday (October 12), Fox announced that the fifth entry in the "Die Hard" series, due out on Valentine's Day 2013, will be called "A Good Day To Die Hard."

The blogosphere soon erupted in snickers, but some were too quick to forget that a crazy title that riffs on the phrase "Die Hard" is just par for the course for this acclaimed action franchise. We here at MTV News are pumped for the new flick, and while the title lives up to the wacky tradition, we feel it could be even wackier.

To that end, we've suggested a few titles that take it one step further. Prepare to die really, really hard after the jump.

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Until the last man, they'll fight — so say they all in the new trailer for "Red Tails," the World War II aerial combat drama from producer George Lucas.

An earlier "Red Tails" trailer arrived online late last month, and today, we've got an exclusive first look at the movie's latest trailer, as well as a brand new poster for the film. Watch the trailer in the video above, and click past the jump to see the latest poster!

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"Rise of the Planet of the Apes," out in theaters today, promises a full-scale reboot to one of the most classic science fiction film franchises of all time. But it's not without some winks and nods to the past. Indeed, there's plenty of old school material for longtime "Apes" fans to go bananas over. Click the video below and read on for five Easter Eggs from the latest "Apes" adventure!

Lost In Space!
The original "Planet of the Apes" tells the story of an astronaut crew that crash lands on a world dominated by highly evolved apes. That's not the plot here, but perhaps it'll serve as a launch point for a sequel based on two separate shout-outs to the original film's story.

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The Lost Files"I Am Number Four" laid down the foundation for an expansive science fiction mythology (not to mention the groundwork for a feature film series launched earlier this year), and now the small, elite and endangered group of alien youths are in the Mogadorian crosshairs again.

A new novella, "I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: Six's Legacy" arrives in e-book form on Tuesday (July 26) with just weeks to go before the release of the next full-scale sequel, "The Power of Six," out on August 23. We've got an EXCLUSIVE first look at "Six's Legacy" for your viewing pleasure today.

Read it after the jump, then tell us what you think in the comments section and on Twitter!

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Ladies and gentlemen, pure-blood and muggle-born alike, it's our honor to present to you the winner of the Harry Potter World Cup: none other than Severus Snape!

The longtime Potions master at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is the grand champion of our month-long World Cup tournament, taking home the hefty trophy after six epic rounds of one-on-one duels. There were many tough calls and close votes over the course of the competition — Neville versus McGonagall, Sirius versus Ron, for instance — but Snape was never in jeopardy, not once. The Half-Blood Prince made this thing look easy from the very beginning, breaking out with big early leads and never looking back once. The victory was well fought and well earned.

But what is it that makes Severus Snape the greatest "Harry Potter" character of all time? We want to know what you think in the comments section and on Twitter, but first, we'll give you a few of the reasons we think Snape more than earned the title.

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Sixty-four competitors and six rounds later, we're finally at the last leg of the Harry Potter World Cup, our month-long tournament set up to determine which character is truly the greatest in the entire "Harry Potter" story. And now, we're moments away from finding out who won in the battle between Severus Snape and Ron Weasley.

MTV News is LIVE at the red carpet premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" here in New York City, where we'll be bringing you a two-hour live-stream of our conversations with the various cast and crew members who've populated the Potter-verse over the last decade. You can send your questions along to @MTVNews using the hash-tag #AskPotter. Of course, it's not all about "Deathly Hallows," as we'll also be announcing the Harry Potter World Cup's grand champion. Polls will close at 5:00 PM EST, and we'll reveal the winner live from the carpet.

So tune into our live-stream right now, and click past the jump for our red carpet live blog!

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Harry PotterWelcome to MTV's Harry Potter World Cup! We've selected 64 of the best "Harry Potter" characters and matched them up in a series of duels for a chance at magical glory, but it's up to YOU to decide who the greatest "Potter" character of all time is in this pool of wizards and witches. Will the Death Eaters destroy Hogwarts, or will good triumph over evil? In the end, the choice is yours, so keep voting at MTV Movies Blog and make your voice heard!

Sixty-four wizards and witches entered the arena, and now, there are only two competitors remaining in the Harry Potter World Cup: Severus Snape, the longtime Potions master at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and Ron Weasley, the Gryffindor hero who soldiered on through countless adventures with best friend Harry. You've come to know and love both characters over the course of seven novels, eight films and numerous journeys. Now, it's time to decide which one is the greatest "Harry Potter" character of all time.

Voting for the Harry Potter World Cup's final round starts RIGHT NOW and remains open through our live-stream coverage of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" red carpet premiere in New York City starting at 4:30 PM EST today (July 11). Until then, voting results — percentages included — will remain hidden from view.

So, who gets your vote? The man who protected the Boy Who Lived from a distance, or the last character representing this storied franchise's Big Three heroes? With only hours to go before a winner is determined, there's absolutely no time to waste — get those wands ready and start voting for your champion now!

Watch the video below to see what Rupert Grint thinks of his character making it into the final round.

Want a full recap of the Harry Potter World Cup thus far? Look no further than the video below!

UPDATE: Click here to watch our "Harry Potter" live-stream, where we'll announce who won the World Cup! Voting closes at 5:00 PM EST!

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Harry Potter World CupWelcome to MTV's Harry Potter World Cup! We've selected 64 of the best "Harry Potter" characters and matched them up in a series of duels for a chance at magical glory, but it's up to YOU to decide who the greatest "Potter" character of all time is in this pool of wizards and witches. Will the Death Eaters destroy Hogwarts, or will good triumph over evil? In the end, the choice is yours, so keep voting at MTV Movies Blog and make your voice heard!

Only four competitors remain in the Harry Potter World Cup, which means we're just days away from reaching a conclusion to this grand tournament of witchcraft and wizardry. But who's going to make it to the final round? Will Privet Drive champion Severus Snape blast his way to the top after his stunning victory over Harry, or does Hermione Granger have some tricks up her sleeve? Can Ron Weasley hold his own against Sirius Black, the same wizard who took on Lord Voldemort and Draco Malfoy and emerged victorious?

Voting for the Final Four will last until Sunday (July 10) at midnight. The final duel launches promptly at 12:01 AM EST on July 11 and will be announced later that day during our live-stream coverage of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" red carpet in New York City.

» (2) Severus Snape vs. (1) Hermione Granger
» (1) Ron Weasley vs. (3) Sirius Black

As always, if you're having trouble deciding, consult our Harry Potter World Cup experts from MuggleNet, The Leaky Cauldron, DanRadcliffe.com, RupertGrint.net and MTV News for their insight!

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Harry PotterWelcome to MTV's Harry Potter World Cup! We've selected 64 of the best "Harry Potter" characters and matched them up in a series of duels for a chance at magical glory, but it's up to YOU to decide who the greatest "Potter" character of all time is in this pool of wizards and witches. Will the Death Eaters destroy Hogwarts, or will good triumph over evil? In the end, the choice is yours, so keep voting at MTV Movies Blog and make your voice heard!

The Boy Who Lived may be gone, but there are still four people very near and dear to his heart in contention for the Harry Potter World Cup championship. Snape and Hermione are already slugging it out, and now it's time to turn our attention to the only other duel in this round: Harry's best friend versus Harry's godfather. Let the battle begin!

Voting for the Final Four will last until Sunday (July 10) at midnight. The final duel launches promptly at 12:01 AM EST on July 11 and will be announced later that day during our live-stream coverage of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" red carpet in New York City.

(1) Ron Weasley vs. (3) Sirius Black
In one corner stands the last remaining Weasley, a young wizard who matured over the course of seven novels and movies and countless adventures alongside best pal Harry. In the other is Sirius Black, Harry's godfather and James Potter's best friend. There's a lot of history at play here, but it's not their past that matters: it's the present. Both men hold special places in "Potter" fandom's collective heart, but in the end, only one can advance. Should it be Ron, a character who transformed dramatically throughout Jo Rowling's fantasy epic? Or does your vote go to the Prisoner of Azkaban and his unstoppably cool mustache? It surely won't be an easy battle for either of these wizards.

Having trouble deciding? Consult our Harry Potter World Cup experts from MuggleNet, The Leaky Cauldron, DanRadcliffe.com, RupertGrint.net and MTV News for their insight!

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Harry PotterWelcome to MTV's Harry Potter World Cup! We've selected 64 of the best "Harry Potter" characters and matched them up in a series of duels for a chance at magical glory, but it's up to YOU to decide who the greatest "Potter" character of all time is in this pool of wizards and witches. Will the Death Eaters destroy Hogwarts, or will good triumph over evil? In the end, the choice is yours, so keep voting at MTV Movies Blog and make your voice heard!

It's hard to imagine the Harry Potter World Cup without Harry Potter still vying for the title, isn't it? But that's the exact situation we're facing now after Potions master Severus Snape blew past the Boy Who Lived to make it into the Final Four. With Harry's defeat under his belt, is there anyone -- even Hermione Granger -- who can stand between him and the championship? Looks like we're about to find out!

Voting for the Final Four will last until Sunday (July 10) at midnight. The final duel launches promptly at 12:01 AM EST on July 11 and will be announced later that day during our live-stream coverage of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" red carpet in New York City.

(2) Severus Snape vs. (1) Hermione Granger
The smartest witch of her age has had little to no trouble making it this far into the World Cup, so there's no question that she's facing her toughest opponent yet. Not only does Severus have fan support on his side, but he just, you know, killed Harry Potter. If the Boy Who Lived couldn't handle the Half-Blood Prince, what chance does Hermione stand? Still, something tells me that based on the amount of support that Hermione has enjoyed throughout this competition, Snape is going to have his hands full in this duel. Don't engrave his name on the Cup just yet, folks -- this round is far from over.

Having trouble deciding? Consult our Harry Potter World Cup experts from MuggleNet, The Leaky Cauldron, DanRadcliffe.com, RupertGrint.net and MTV News for their insight!

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