The Buzz is a feature in which we round up the most-buzzed-about movie/TV stories of the week (in more-or-less chronological order). Why go through pages of blogs just to find out what everyone is talking about? We’ve got it all right here in our Link Dump edition of The Buzz, featuring links from First Showing.

Jim Carrey Denounces & Will Not Support the Violence in ‘Kick-Ass 2’ [Link]

Will Smith is Just Too Expensive to Return for ‘Independence Day 2’ [Link]

Jeff Goldblum & Bill Pullman Coming Back for ‘Independence Day 2’ [Link]

Liam Neeson Returning for ‘Taken 3’ After Closing $20 Million Deal [Link]

Discuss: Why Could Marvel Studios Want to Meet with Vin Diesel? [Link]

Sony Pictures Lands ‘Captain Planet and the Planeteers’ for Big Screen [Link]

Paramount Pictures Begins New ‘Terminator’ Trilogy in June of 2015 [Link]

Pixar Animation Plans to Pull Back on Number of Sequels Produced [Link]

Remake of Psychological Thriller ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ in Development [Link]

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Dan Koelsch is our Executive Editor and in charge of Advertising and Promotions. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Radio TV Film from California State University Fullerton, with a Minor in Advertising. He's a diehard Trekkie and a big Superman fan. has been reacquired by its original founders. Please pardon any interruptions during this transitory period.