Adult Swim celebrates this year’s April Fool’s by running a new FLCL episode months ahead of schedule

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Adult Swim is notoriously generous when it comes to its April Fool’s Day pranks, with stunts like last year’s unexpected Rick & Morty premiere delighting fans (and sending those of us tasked with covering these sudden content drops running to our keyboards on a Saturday night). Now, the network has reportedly done it…

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Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders is in talks to star in a film adaptation of Richard Wright’s Native Son

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A24 acquired the film rights to a classic novel of racial alienation and oppression this week, with THR reporting that the up-and-coming studio is putting into production an adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel Native Son. Ashton Sanders, who played the teenage version of main character Chiron in Barry Jenkins’…

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Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) Hulu in April

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It’s been nine months since we last checked in on the dystopic, misogynistic world of Gilead, the setting for Hulu’s Emmy-winning drama series The Handmaid’s Tale. Now, it’s finally time to dip back into the grim world of Offred and her fellow handmaids, as they continue to attempt to survive in—and maybe even escape…

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Come for the virtual monkey fights, stay for the hologram sex shows at Perry Farrell’s batshit new Vegas attraction

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Unwilling to rest on the now virtually-mainstream laurels of his Lollapalooza success, Perry Farrell is taking his personal brand of weirdness to its natural home, that glittering, scream-shouted “Oh yeah-ha” of a place we know as Las Vegas. Pitchfork reports today on some of the recently revealed plans for the Jane’s…

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James Wan and the Stranger Things producers are teaming up for a “coming of age” slasher movie at Netflix

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Theorizing that it might be on to something with this whole massively successful “teenagers versus monsters and evil killers” thing, Netflix has announced that it’s teaming up with The Conjuring’s James Wan and Stranger Things production company 21 Laps for a new teen-focused slasher flick. Based on a book by YA…

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Neil Young thinks it’s hilarious that the NRA’s Dana Loesch hates him

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Neil Young has famously never given much of a shit about what people think about him; for more than 50 years, the legendary rocker has drifted between genres, hung out with Pearl Jam, and loudly promoted his own ideas about the “right” way to listen to music, all without ever treating other people’s opinions as much…

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Watch Conan O’Brien pitch himself for a back-up career as Dwayne Johnson’s hapless stunt double

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Despite his intimidating physique—dude’s 6'4"—Conan O’Brien’s late-night career doesn’t leave much time for his obvious second calling, the world of high-profile action movie stunts. But—as O’Brien knows better than most—there’s no true job security in the talk show game, which might explain why this clip from his TBS…

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