Finally! Jeff Goldblum Jigsaw Puzzles Have Arrived

George Morton, Champion Productions
George Morton, Champion Productions

Finally, the perfect gift for the Jeff Goldblum fan in your life. Champion Productions, a new gift-making company, has gotten off to a brilliant start with the launch of its very first products: a series of Goldblum-inspired jigsaw puzzles.

Each of the 100-piece puzzles is designed by a different illustrator and depicts the actor in scenes from his most memorable roles. One shows the ever-suave “Jurassic Jeff” (in the role of Ian Malcolm) standing in the jungle with reflections of dinosaurs in his sunglasses. Another version shows Seth Brundle’s transformation into Brundlefly—from The Fly (1986), of course—while a third depicts Goldblum’s iconic shirtless scene from Jurassic Park (1993). (Fun fact: Goldblum went off script and unbuttoned his shirt for that scene, and directors just rolled with it.)

Jurassic Park-themed Jeff Goldblum jigsaw puzzle
George Morton, Champion Productions

A Jeff Goldblum puzzle
George Morton, Champion Productions

Champion Products said there is also a Thor: Ragnarok-themed puzzle, but that one isn’t currently featured online. The puzzles are priced at £9 (about $11.50), and each one comes with a free print of the featured image.


Maria Solbas Castello, Champion Productions

Since the puzzles are only 100 pieces, they shouldn’t be too challenging to complete. But if you do get stuck, just take a page from Ian Malcolm and remind yourself that life finds a way. To place an order, head to Champion Products's website

It's Official: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Confirmed for Doctor Strange Sequel

Marvel Studios
Marvel Studios

Just when Marvel fans began focusing all of their attention on poring over even the tiniest details in the Avengers: Endgame trailer, Marvel has announced that a Doctor Strange sequel is officially happening.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Scott Derrickson will return to the director’s chair, and although he co-wrote the first film alongside Jon Spaihts and C. Robert Cargill, no writer has been announced for the second outing yet.

Benedict Cumberbatch will, of course, reprise his role as Dr. Stephen Strange, and Benedict Wong will be returning as Wong. Industry insiders suspect Rachel McAdams will be back as Strange’s love interest, Dr. Christine Palmer, but no formal announcement has been made.

We last saw Doctor Strange earlier this year in Avengers: Infinity War, where he sadly disintegrated into dust at the hands of Thanos’s snap. As most fan theories believe, many of our favorite superheroes will be brought back to life in Avengers: Endgame, which will be the next time we see Cumberbatch’s character. Although his appearance in Avengers: Endgame might only be through flashbacks, and Doctor Strange 2 could still take place before Infinity War, it’s not likely.

Sources say production is being eyed for a spring 2020 start, with a suspected release date around spring 2021. But a lot can happen between now and then, especially depending on what Avengers: Endgame reveals.

George RR Martin Swears He'll Finish The Winds of Winter—He Just Won't Say When

Rich Polk, Getty Images for IMDb
Rich Polk, Getty Images for IMDb

It would be an understatement to say Game of Thrones fans are in a bit of distress right now. For one, we have the eighth and final season of the HBO series, which will premiere in April, looming over us. At the same time, we’re scrambling to gather any information we can about the Game of Thrones prequel series. But above all, we’re waiting for George RR Martin to finish The Winds of Winter, the next novel in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, which inspired the beloved TV show.

The Winds of Winter has been particularly difficult for Martin to finish, according to the acclaimed author. In order to keep active, he has focused his efforts on other projects, such as his recently released companion book Fire and Blood. This perceived procrastination hasn't sat well with his fans—some of whom are convinced we will never see his ending to the story.

Martin has heard all the complaints, and took to his blog on December 10 to give an update on the novel that fans have been awaiting for more than seven years, writing:

"[M]y thanks go out to my fans and readers. I know you want WINDS, and I am going to give it to you ... but I am delighted that you stayed with me for [the new book Fire & Blood] as well. Your patience and unflagging support means the world to me. Enjoy the read. Me, I am back in my fortress of solitude, and back in Westeros. It won’t be tomorrow, and it won’t be next week, but you will get the end of A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE."

While there's no reason to doubt the veracity of Martin's promise, fans are understandably still skeptical. After The Winds of Winter, there’s still one more novel, A Dream of Spring, to close out the story. At this point, we’re probably better off counting down the days until Game of Thrones's final season premieres ... or the prequel series.

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