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Director Alex Garland's Annihilation recently came under fire for being the latest example of a movie casting white actors as characters who were people of colour in the source material. Garland has said that he wasn't aware of the whitewashing issue, and in a recent interview actresses Natalie Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh say they didn't either - but they agree their film is part of a larger problem.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Detective Pikachu adds to its wild cast. The Predator activates its cloaking device for some reshoots in Vancouver. Krypton introduces... Superman's cape? Plus, one of the Legends of Tomorrow gets her own money-saving bottle episode! Behold, Spoilers!

For those who haven't read the books, Annihilation's trailers have been shrouded in mystery. What is "The Shimmer," what is it doing, and perhaps most importantly, how big of a threat does it pose? A new featurette from Paramount dives a bit more into what this strange anomaly is and the effect it's having on our world.

Hemsworth also offers some hope for Thor's future after Avengers: Infinity War and its follow-up. J.A. Bayona talks about high heels and Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom. Showtime still wants a Halo TV show. Ryan Murphy looks to the future for American Horror Story. Plus, new images from Black Lightning. Spoilers now!

Annihilation looks like it has a lot going for it: Killer art direction and special effects; acclaimed writer-director Alex Garland (Ex Machina); and an all-star cast that includes Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson and Gina Rodriguez. But the power players behind the hotly anticipated sci-fi movie are still battling over what kind of release it should get.

Director Chris McKay discusses the casting progress for Nightwing. Ron Howard teases a cool Star Wars easter egg for the Han Solo movie. Plus, get a better look at Gotham's new Scarecrow, a mustachioed John Boyega emerges for new Pacific Rim: Uprising posters, and new footage from Downsizing. Spoilers Now!

Greg Berlanti shoots down casting rumours for his Little Shop of Horrors remake. John Boyega teases speedy robots for Pacific Rim: Uprising. David Ramsey promises hell for Diggle in Arrow's next season. Plus, a new look at Syfy's next ridiculous original movie, and new clips from this week's Shadowhunters. Spoilers, assemble!

Karen Gillan suddenly has no idea which Avengers movie she's in. Director Doug Liman teases the Edge of Tomorrow sequel. Arrow will have at least one more flashback next season. Plus, a Wonder Woman icon may appear in the sequel, there's a ton of new behind-the-scenes footage from The Mummy, and a new clip from next week's Doctor Who. Time for spoilers!