It may have started with "Batman Begins," but the superhero origin story is still a popular route to go when tackling an iconic character on the big screen. Just last year, we saw Superman get rebooted with "Man of Steel," and next year, one of the world's first superheroes is getting an origin story of his own.

In "The Legend of Hercules," "Twilight" star" Kellan Lutz is taking on the role of the legendary half-god and taking him all the way back to his roots.

We've scored a whole bunch of exclusive photos from "The Legend of Hercules," including several of Lutz in various kind of sheets and armor, if you're into that kind of thing.

Check out the rest of our exclusive photos after the jump!


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For all of his badass Nazi killing, the Magneto of "X-Men: First Class" didn't spend a ton of time in his signature get-up, something we absolutely forgive him for.

But it's still nice to see that corrected in this new image from "X-Men: Days of Future Past" (via Superhero Hype). The costume is kind of a hybrid between a traditional Magneto costume and something we'd see in Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" movies. (There's a fanboy somewhere screaming with delight.)

The photo also offers just a tiny bit of more insight into the story of "Days of Future Past," which is still pretty obscure, at least for the portions taking place in the 1970s.

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" opens in theaters on July 23, 2014.

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Fast Furious 7

Oh, Vin Diesel's Facebook! You magnificent internet joy portal! You truly do spoil us.

Anyone who follows Vin Diesel's art on Facebook knows that today is Tuesday, but on VD's FB, it's never just Tuesday. It's Toretto Tuesday. And Toretto Tuesday brings us goodies from the set of "Fast and Furious 7."

This week's Toretto Tuesday brings us a picture from the set featuring Diesel and Dwayne Johnson, back for a third go. Except this time, they're hanging out in a hospital room. What is going on?!?!

Diesel offered this: "When brother Dwayne steps into the Hobbs role... you can't tell where he ends, or the character begins. Our third consecutive chapter in the saga, and the short hand we've established makes the film that much better each time."

Truth, man. Truth.

"Fast and Furious 7" opens in theaters on July 11, 2014.

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By Alex Zalben

Is there a point when you're building a 150,000 block replica of the battle of Helm's Deep out of LEGOs that you stop and take stock of your life? Thankfully, whatever was going through Rick-K and Big J's minds when they were building this epic model, they didn't stop until 1,700 mini-figures were ready to do battle for the fate of Middle-Earth:

(Source: goelkim2001 via flickr)

This isn't the first time LEGO builders have gone above and beyond for the sake of J.R.R. Tolkein's finest creations. Click past the jump to see more!



Fast and Furious

It's a good thing that the cast and crew of "Fast and Furious 7" seem as eager to share images from the set as we are to see the damn thing.

Vin Diesel has been updating his Facebook page like he was... Vin Diesel. (There's no better analogy for that.) And now the series' new director, James Wan of "Insidious" and "The Conjuring," his tweeting out some badass imagery himself.

Wan's latest dispatch features one very slick ride and some info about the new villain for the seventh entry into the series.

Click past the jump to see the new picture.




Of the sights Tolkien fans have been eagerly waiting to see in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," Beorn might be chief among them. The enormous shapeshifter has always been a fan favorite, mostly because he's a huge guy that can turn into a bear if he wants, and he's been noticeably absent from the marketing campaigns, which has been surprisingly liberal with looks at Smaug.

Then there were the leaked photos from an officially licensed calendar that depicted Beorn as sort of a wild man meets 80s hair metal guitarist, and fans weren't exactly pleased, with most hoping that the early look didn't accurately reflect Beorn.

Now a new image of the Beorn has gone online (via TheOneRing.net), confirming the hairsprayed look for the character.

Take a look after the jump!




The first photo of Mark Wahlberg with the young cast from "Transformers: Age of Extinction" went online over the weekend, giving us a look at the new group of attractive people that will run away from Autobots, Decepticons, and Dinobots when they all return next summer.

It's a cool photo. Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor are in the background looking pretty and distracted, while Wahlberg stares off into the distance. At what? We don't know exactly.

So since this is the most revealing piece of official promotional from the highly anticipated sequel, we decided that it's worth diving into what Wahlberg could possibly be look at off on the desert horizon.


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Disney and director Rob Marshall have become production on the next big Broadway music adaptation, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's "Into the Woods," which tells a twisted version of classic Grimm fairy tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and more.

The film is absolutely stacked with talent and includes Johnny Depp as the big bad wolf, Anna Kendricks as the princess, and "Star Trek's" Chris Pine as the prince.

But perhaps most importantly, Meryl Streep is starring as the Witch, and Entertainment Weekly just debuted the first look at her in full costume. It's a pretty typical look for a witch, but it is acting legend Meryl Streep under the all of that hair and prosthetics.

Click past the jump to read the official synopsis for "Into the Woods."


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Michael Bay

Michael Bay is a director who knows what he likes, and he has no fears about sharing those interests with you. He wants his movies to have explosions and swirling cameras and unrealistically beautiful women. (Yeah, Shia LaBeouf really rebounded from Megan Fox with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.) And he's going to make his movies exactly how he wants to, whether you like it or not.

But a new behind-the-scenes photo from the set of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," takes things to the next level. Bay can be seen shooting something from the movie, but there is havoc all around him. Debris is flying. The sun is shining down in perfect magic hour orange light. His face is doing this intense thing.

We frankly cannot get enough of this image, so we've decided to give our best guesses as to what is going on here.


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Today, we saw the debut of the first trailer for "Need for Speed," what will hopefully be Aaron Paul's big breakout into movie stardom. As happy we are to see Paul crossing over post "Breaking Bad," it's going to be hard for us to ever let go of Jesse Pinkman.

That being said, it's also difficult to watch the trailer for "Need for Speed" and not imagine Jesse Pinkman joining a cross-country street race, especially when Paul is making a lot of the same agonized faces we've seen in this past season of "Breaking Bad."

There are so many familiar expressions that we decided to rank them from least- to most-Jesse Pinkman.


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