The Morning Read: Fan Entitlement, Lucille Ball’s ‘Star Trek’ and More

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Batfleck, Fifty Shades of Grey and Fan Entitlement Syndrome” — Scott Mendelson groans at the weight of the hardest core making demands, then groans harder at the danger of studios listening.

How Lucille Ball Made Star Trek Happen” — Devin Faraci at Badass Digest points to some pop culture history and another reason to love Lucy.

The merits and flaws of belated sequels” — The gang at The Dissolve wade through a few decades of follow-ups and come out on the other side clean. By next week, the article will undoubtedly be adapted into a feature film.

What Would the Next Roseanne Look Like?” — Alyssa Rosenberg looks into current social trends to envision a new working class TV world. (And try not to lose your mind that Roseanne is 25 years old.)

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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