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“Justice League” movie planned for summer 2015 release

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Warner Bros.’ “Justice League” project finally has a tentative release date: summer 2015.

The news comes after the studio won the rights to Superman in a long-running legal battle. Now that they don’t have to worry about any legal issues, the studio is pushing forward with their plans to bring the Justice League to the big screen.

The plan, according to the Los Angeles Times, is to have the movie bring together Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash and Batman, as well as some other characters. (We’ve recently heard Lobo could be involved). This is a project that WB revived over the summer thanks to the script penned by “Gangster Squad” writer Will Beall.

The main problem for this flick is that it doesn’t have a director. Many names have been floated for the gig, including Ben Affleck, the Wachowskis, McG, Zack Snyder, Ruben Fleischer and Brett Ratner. So far no one director has been brought forward, though, so we’ll be interested to see if that decision gets made soon.

We’ll also be interested to see if any of the pre-existing characters in the WB/DC universe are brought into this project. It would make sense for Henry Cavill’s Superman, Ryan Reynolds’ Green Lantern or even Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Robin to be brought into the mix, but we have a feeling Warner Bros. might start from scratch with the new film. After all, the LA Times article says WB approached Christopher Nolan to produce the project, but he refused.

At least they have some time to figure everything out. “Justice League” will likely have to go into production next year to meet its summer 2015 release date, so there’s no guarantee WB will push forward on this project immediately.

Do you think it’s a smart idea to make 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…