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“Justice League” movie plans revived by Warner Bros.

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Considering the success of “The Avengers,” it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that Warner Bros is now looking to revive their plan to adapt “Justice League” into a big screen extravaganza.

According to Variety, “Gangster Squad” writer Will Beall had been hired at some point last year to pen a script for the project. It seems as though it could be pretty far along, though we have a lot of questions about how WB will make their onscreen DC universe.

With Christopher Nolan wrapping up his Batman trilogy this summer in “The Dark Knight Rises,” it’s been a long accepted fact that Christian Bale would not portray Batman in a potential “Justice League” movie. But if Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s character picks up the cowl at the end of this film… well, that sets the stage for a new Batman to kick some ass in “Justice League.”

Then there’s also Henry Cavill’s Superman, who we’ll meet in “Man of Steel” next year. Director Zack Snyder has frequently said that his take on the superhero’s story wouldn’t fit well in “Justice League,” so would Warner Bros have to find a way around that character too?

And considering how poorly “Green Lantern” did in the long run, it seems like a stretch for Ryan Reynolds to be brought back to be involved in the project. So who would star in the movie? And what superheroes would WB bring in to create the Justice League? Since Marvel didn’t have film rights to their heavy hitters like Spider-Man, the X-Men and the Fantastic Four, they took some second string Avengers and made them their leading line-up.

It worked out great for Marvel, but they also spent a lot of time setting up each character in individual films and bringing them together. WB has sort of botched that effort, so we’ll see how well their plan works going forward. We’d love to the Justice League presented on the big screen, so our fingers are crossed that the studio can make it work.

Who would you want to see in a “Justice League” movie? Tell us in the comments section below or on Facebook and Twitter.

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The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at IFC.com

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Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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It’s the final countdown to Christmas and thanks to IFC’s movie marathon all Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, you can revel in classic ’80s films AND find inspiration for your last-minute gifts. Here are our recommendations, if you need a head start:

Musical Instrument

Great analog entertainment substitute when you refuse to give your kid the Nintendo Switch they’ve been drooling over.

Breakfast In Bed

Any significant other or child would appreciate these Uncle Buck-approved flapjacks. Just make sure you’re not stuck on clean up duty.

Cocktail Supplies

You’ll need them to get through the holidays.

Dance Lessons

So you can learn to shake-shake-shake (unless you know ghosts willing to lend a hand).

Comfy Clothes

With all the holiday meals, there may be some…embigenning.



Get even more great inspiration all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC, and remember…