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Asgard Makes Room for More: Big Names Attached to Thor: Ragnarok

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Concept art for Thor: Ragnarok – we may see Cate Blanchett bring this scene to life!

The hype was strong this past week as rapid-fire announcements were made about Black Panther‘s expanding cast. Unfortunately, we have to wait two years to see Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan accompany Chadwick Boseman on the big screen. To keep the hype train going, Marvel confirmed the actors and characters for a closer MCU installment, 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok.

Welcome Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, and Karl Urban to the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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The “Tom Hiddleston” Effect: Explaining The Internet’s “It” Boy

Back in 2011, a little movie called Thor came out to much fandom love and admiration. One specific cast member, who played the film’s central villain, Loki, took the hearts of many Tumblr users and internet dwellers a like. But what exactly is it about Mr. Hiddles (as I like to call him) that makes him such a fan favorite among the interwebs? Well, with the release of his new film Crimson Peak almost upon us, I found it appropriate to discuss what the heck this skinny, charming dude from the UK seems to have that the rest of Hollywood’s male catalog lacks.

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Tom with a cat for Shortlist

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Top 5 Most Anticipated 2014 SD Comic Con Moments

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San Diego Comic Con has just begun, and with it comes the incredible amount of moments that will either rock the internet world, or leave it yawning in its wake. So with that in mind, let us take a look at what could happen, and which of those moments I (and the rest of fandom) are anticipating the most.

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