‘Star Wars’ Rumor #8701: Some Actress Up for “Major Role”

- 04-10-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Ever heard of Maisie Richardson Sellers? If you haven’t that’s okay, because she has a smaller internet footprint than Rudiger Smoot. But the reason that the name Maisie Richardson Sellers has entered the proverbial ether is because her’s is the latest name associated with the casting of Star Wars Episode VII, a rumored frontrunner for a rumored role of rumored significance. So who might she be on the hook for portraying? Read on. (more…)

The RUMORED Role for Holly Hunter in ‘Batman/Superman’ is…

- 04-09-14Comics, Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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…Batgirl! Kidding. (Hopefully.) The recent announcement that the Academy Award-winning actress Holly Hunter was joining the cast of the Man of Steel sequel (AKA: Batman Vs Superman) understandably dredged up the curiosity of fans wondering who the venerable Hunter might be playing in the comic book movie. One website thinks it has the answer, and if they’re right, then it’s an intriguing bit of detail from Batman lore for the filmmakers to include. Who are we talking about? Well, keeping in mind it’s only a rumor, read on to learn the answer. (more…)

New Deets About ‘Scream’ the Series: Craven Directing & Cast Breakdown

- 04-03-14Film, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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MTV has enjoyed tremendous success with its series version of Teen Wolf, despite the fact that, in essence, it has precious little to do with the Michael J. Fox film of the same name. Can the cable network catch lightning in a bottle with Scream, a new show based on the Kevin Williamson-written/Wes Craven-directed franchise of the same name? Leaving that aside, it seems that Scream the series is getting closer to reality with the release of character descriptions for the main cast members and the news that Craven himself will continue his Scream-streak in the director’s chair. (more…)

Son of Dyson to Appear in ‘Terminator: Genesis’

- 03-26-14Cool Stuff, Film Posted by James Daniels

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 I’m going to assume you’ve all seen, or are at least basically aware of the plot to 1992′s Terminator 2: Judgment Day–makes my life that much easier.

Little Danny Dyson, son of Skynet inventor Miles Dyson, was last seen being discreetly shuffled off by John Connor, to spare his innocent young eyes the sight of Ahnold’s gnarly robot arm.

Now, he’s due to return as a young man and much more important character in Alan Taylor‘s Terminator: Genesis (Perhaps played by the sought-after young actor above).  (more…)

‘House of Cards’ Star Corey Stoll In Negotiations For “Top Secret” ‘Ant-Man’ Role

- 03-25-14Comics, Film Posted by Jacob Knight

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For whatever reason, I often get Corey Stoll and Paul Scheer mixed up. It’s probably because they’ve both tall, white and bald. Also because I’m a racist. Regardless, only one of them is in talks for a role in Edgar Wright’s upcoming adaptation of Marvel’s Ant-Man. Hint hint: it’s the one with the better teeth.

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Joe Wright Finds the Peter for his ‘Pan’

- 03-19-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Most actors would kill for this kind of break with only four credits to their name. But then again, most actors Levi Miller‘s age don’t have four credits to their name. The young actor has been cast in Joe Wright‘s new retelling of Peter Pan’s origin in the simply titled Pan alongside Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, and Garrett Hedlund. (more…)

At Least One ‘Jurassic Park’ Actor is Landing on ‘Jurassic World’

- 03-18-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Both of the Jurassic Park sequels so far have featured at least two characters from the original Steven Spielberg film. In the case of the upcoming fourth sequel, Jurassic World, it seemed as though filmmakers were going out of there way to not have anyone from any previous Jurassic film. Fair enough, it’s been 13 years since the last movie, and a lot can happen in that time, it may be enough to say that Dr. Alan Grant and Co. are just getting to old for that dinosaur $#!%. But in a new interview, director Colin Trevorrow let it be known that there are indeed some known faces in his film, or at least one anyway. (more…)

Adam Driver to Be First Cast in ‘Episode VII’ as Villain

- 02-26-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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If Adam Driver thought that being the on-again/off-again flame of the main character in the HBO hit series Girls was a star-maker, just wait until he ascends to the actual stars. After months of speculation, guess work, lies, inneuendo and some damn fine manipulations of the Ouija board, Driver is close to being the first, official cast member of J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars Episode VII. (more…)

The BastardCast vs TrailerGasm Bowl XLVIII, and the Quest for Ned Beatty #FebruMurray

- 02-05-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Team Bastard

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The BastardCast, a podcast (how original). A program barely alive (that’s harsh). Gentlemen (and woman named Karen. Hi Karen), we can rebuild it. We have the technology (microphone, headset, glass of Scotch, and a growing collection of robot sidekicks) we have the capability to build the world’s first bionic podcast (more or less). The BastardCast will be that podcast (tada). Better than it was before (is that really a challenge?). Better, stronger, faster (Kanye?). On the show this time, Jeremy, Jason, and the ghost of the American dream (TOPICAL!) plunder forth to discuss… (more…)

New ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Deets, Why Sif Comes to Earth & A New Hero Revealed

- 01-23-14Comics, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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As the Television Critics Association Winter press tour winds down, we get some juicy (in nerd terms) pieces of new information about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Of course, one of the most frequently heard complaints about the show (and there are many) is that S.H.I.E.L.D. doesn’t pay enough lip service to the comic books. Well, it seems like that’s going to change pretty significantly in upcoming episodes. (more…)