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Brad Pitt surprised fans in Hoboken, New Jersey two nights ago with a screening of his epic zombie flick, "World War Z." The actor wanted to throw a screening for the people that he made the movie for in the first place, so he decided to bring the film to New Jersey, one of the locations featured in "World War Z."

"I said OK but we can't do it without showing it to the people we made the film for," Pitt said. "We got to do a screening for the fans, so we decided there's no better place to do that than Jersey."

MTV Geek had a man on the ground for the screening, and he was able to see the movie and the fan reaction first hand. Head over there now to see how it all went down!

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Only God Forgives

The last time Ryan Gosling and director Nicolas Winding Refn went to Cannes together, they brought "Drive," the movie that won the director's prize at the festival and found a avid fan base in the states—and one person who was expecting a "Fast and Furious" rip-off.

They returned this year with the similarly stylish and violent "Only God Forgives." The trailers and clips have had "Drive" fans eager to see what would come next from the star and director duo, but the early reviews out of Cannes aren't as kind as they were for their last effort. While, "Only God Forgives" certainly has its fans, this may not be the movie that "Drive" fans were hoping for.

Read what the critics are saying after the jump!

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Halo

The entire gaming community was anticipating today's big announcement from Microsoft, which unveiled its new Xbox One gaming console, but the project that has everyone talking was one that no one saw coming.

As a part of their big presentation, Microsoft announced a "Halo" television series that will be produced by Steven Spielberg. The sci-fi action franchise has seemed poised for live-action adaptation since it first hit shelves in 2001, but this is the first time fans will get to see the Spartans outside of a few well-produced ads.

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Lars von Trier had his actors get down and dirty in his new sexually charged movie "Nymphomaniac." Fans can expect to see the film's stars like Shia LaBeouf, Uma Thurman and Stellan Skarsgard take part in graphic sex scenes with one another when the film finally hits theaters.

Except they won't actually be having sex, as it turns out. The Hollywood Reporter learned from the film's producer, Louise Vesth, that von Trier actually shot two separate versions of the sex scenes: one featuring the actors, and the other featuring body doubles actually having sex. The director now plans to "use digital technology to combine the actors' non-explicit displays with the pornographic performance of the doubles," THR reports.

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Star Wars

There had to come a day when "Star Wars" casting rumors would concern someone besides Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher eventually, and it looks like today is that day.

The usually trustworthy folks over at Latino Review have taken the first crack at reporting which actor will be some of the new blood on J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII," and it's somebody that the director has previously worked with.

Jonathan Rhys Meyer had a memorable role in Abrams' "Mission: Impossible 3," but didn't make the jump to "Ghost Protocol" with director Brad Bird, and he, according to Latino Review, is the first actor in talks for the new "Star Wars."

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"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" might be over, but a new "Star Wars" animated series is coming to fill its place.

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Disney is developing a new TV series called "Star Wars Rebels" that will premiere on television in 2014. It will first launch as a one-hour special on the Disney Channel, before turning into a TV series on Disney XD.

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Skyfall

Please stop joy crying. There are some things to discuss first.

Yes, it's true. Some publication out there (specifically Daily Mail) has reported something to the tune of "Christopher Nolan has had informal talks with Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson about directing 'Bond 24.' "

This isn't isn't coming out of left field. Nolan has filled his recent films, "Inception" and "The Dark Knight Rises" especially, with references to 007, and he has previously expressed interested in eventually directing a film. He told Empire, "It would have to be the right situation and the right time in their cycle of things."

But there are a few problems with this report.

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Mission Impossible

After scripting the biggest hit of 2013, "Iron Man 3," it's no surprise that screenwriter Drew Pearce has moved on to a similarly big project. It's being reported that Pearce has signed on to pen the screenplay for the upcoming "Mission: Impossible" sequel "Mi5."

The Hollywood Reporter has the news, confirming that Paramount Pictures has hired Pearce to write the script. Tom Cruise is expected to both produce and star in the film once he's done with his next feature, "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."

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Chris Pine

Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal could soon be headed "Into The Woods." Rob Marshall has long been developing an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's classic musical for a while now, and it seems like he's coming ever closer to finalizing his cast.

The Hollywood Reporter says that Gyllenhaal and Pine are in talks to play two key roles in the upcoming feature film. The site's sources say the two men would portray Rapunzel's Prince and Cinderella's Prince, two brothers who are concerned as much with themselves as they are with their significant others. They also get to sing the hilarious song "Agony," so that's something to look forward to if Pine and Gyllenhaal do take the roles.

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International man of mystery boxes J.J. Abrams stopped by "The Daily Show" to have a little chat with Jedi hopeful Jon Stewart last night, and the late night host was able to pry some actual information from the secretive director.

The two geeked out over both "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" during the two parts of an extended interview, and during the most interesting part of the segment, Abrams shared his perspective on how the two series differed. "'Star Trek' was overtly an allegory of today, where 'Star Wars' always felt like more of an epic. It didn't even feel like science fiction to me, which sounds crazy, but 'Star Wars' never felt like a sci-fi thing, where 'Star Trek' did," he said. "We tried to make a 'Star Trek' movie that doesn't suffer from—. The original show was static because they couldn't afford to go anywhere or do anything. We had a slightly larger budget."

From the sounds of it, Abrams views the two properties as inherently different, so this should come as welcome news to those who feared that there would be too much overlap between the diametrically opposed franchises and fan bases.

You can watch the entire interview after the jump!

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