From James Gunn's "Guardians 3" return to "Game of Thrones" runtimes - Weekend news roundup

James Gunn attends the UK Premiere of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' at Empire Leicester Square on July 24, 2014 in London, England.

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James Gunn reinstated as director for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Disney have re-hired James Gunn to direct the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The announcement comes approximately eight months after Gunn was originally fired by Disney for several controversial tweets the director made before being hired by the company in 2012.

Captain Marvel stays strong at the box office

Marvel's latest entry into their Cinematic Universe has continued to perform well at the worldwide box office. The film has earned a staggering $760 million so far. In just 10 days, the film has overtaken Captain America: The Winter Soldier to become the 11th highest-grossing film in the MCU.

How high can Captain Marvel get on that list?

Captain Marvel: Skrull Bus

Game of Thrones: Season 8 runtimes revealed

The episode runtimes for season 8 of Game of Thrones have been revealed. The final season of the HBO show will feature some of the longest episodes in the show's history.

Episode 1: 54 minutes Episode 2: 58 minutes Episode 3: 82 minutes Episode 4: 78 minutes Episode 5: 80 minutes Episode 6 (Finale): 80 minutes

Night King on Throne game of thrones

Are you excited for Game of Thrones' final season?

Sequel to Transformers: The Last Knight in the works

Despite the franchise already boasting five main films and a Bumblebee spin-off, Michael Bay's Transformers series is about to get even bigger. A sequel to 2017's Transformers: The Last Knight is reportedly in the works and will be the series' sixth main film.

Are film fans ready for more Transformers?

The Last Knight

Godzilla: King of the Monsters has a new TV spot

The teaser, titled 'Intimidation', shows off more of May's monster-battling blockbuster. 

King of the Monsters is a sequel to 2014's Godzilla and is the third film in the so-called 'MonsterVerse' which is set to feature a titanic tussle between Godzilla and Skull Island's King Kong in 2020's Godzilla vs. Kong.

The Divison 2 is out now

Ubisoft's latest live service and sequel to 2016's The Division is out now. The game, set seven months after its predecessor, is set in Washington D.C. and expands on the first game with more for players to do in a larger and more varied map.

The Division 2

Did you know? The success of 2016's The Division has led to the development of a film based on the video game series. The Division film will star Jake Gyllenhaal who will also co-produce the adaptation of Ubisoft's video game. 

Amazon's American Gods earns a third season

After a fair amount of reported turmoil behind the scenes, season two of American Gods hit screens this month. The troubled production of season two made a third season unlikely. 

However, over the weekend it was announced that the show would indeed by getting a third season and a new showrunner, Charles 'Chic' Eglee, to lead the series forward.

American Gods

The show, which is broadcast on the US network Starz across the pond, will maintain its home on the Amazon streaming service in the UK. 

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