Gary Sinise & Others Join Even MOAR ‘Suicide Squad’ Casting Rumors

- 01-23-15Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Is it just me or is the casting of Suicide Squad starting to look like a revolving door of speculation on top of whispered rumors? Every time I turn around there’s a new story out about this actor or that actress. If three or more aren’t reading for the same unspecified role then two others are rumored to be leaving the cast. It’s a madhouse I tell you, a madhouse! So click on through to the Suicide Squad Casting Wing of Arkham Asylum and find out what all the crazies are yelling about. (more…)

Tom Hardy Drops Out Of ‘Suicide Squad’ – Jake Gyllenhaal Rumored As Replacement

- 01-15-15Comics, Film Posted by Derek Robertson

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The Suicide Squad cast just got that little bit less impressive. In fact, scratch that, the Suicide Squad adaptation has just been dealt a major blow. Latest news is that Tom Hardy – who was due to play the role of the leader Rick Flagg – has had to drop out of the tent-pole adaptation. The Mad Max and Inception actor was set to co-star with Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne in the DC Comics adaptation, which is being written and directed by Fury’s David Ayer. (more…)

‘Suicide Squad’ Focus Group Rumor Offers Possible Movie Details

- 12-30-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Grab your salt shaker because you’re gonna need it for that proverbial grain of salt you should have on hand when considering this new Suicide Squad rumor that is making the Internet rounds today. A Reddit poster is claiming to have taken part in a Suicide Squad Focus Group at Warner Brothers. What tantalizing details about the movie came out?

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The RadioBastard Podcast Found The Droids You Were Looking For

- 12-04-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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Welcome back to the Award Seeking RadioBastard podcast, I’m drunk.

This time on the show, we’re talking about Star Wars and a bunch of stuff that isn’t Star Wars (but mainly Star Wars,) so buckle in for some talk about Star Wars ’cause we’ve got the teaser trailer, the careful and calm dissection of that trailer, adorabot naming rights, the finer points of DYI light sabery and, disbelief over the John Boyega hate.

Oh, and the other stuff? How about: (more…)

Warner Bros. Officially Announces ‘Suicide Squad’ Cast

- 12-02-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Word is out that Warner Bros. announced the star-studded cast of its upcoming DC super-villain tent-pole movie Suicide Squad. Director David Ayer will have his hands full with the talented cast that includes Oscar winner Jared Leto as the Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, and Cara Delevingne as the Enchantress. (more…)

Jared Leto To Play The Joker In David Ayer’s ‘Suicide Squad’?

- 11-08-14Comics, Film Posted by Derek Robertson

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Word around the Internet has Oscar winner Jared Leto being considered for key role in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad that could quite possibly be the part of the Joker according to an individual close to the project over at Warner Bros. Leto is no stranger to the internet casting rumourville, he was previously  one of the frontrunners to take on the role of Marvel’s Doctor Strange, which eventually went to Benedict Cumberbatch. Warner Bros. and Leto’s representation did not immediately respond to a request for comment. (more…)

Is Warner Bros. Targeting Jaden Smith For ‘Static Shock’ Role?

- 10-27-14Comics, TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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When it was announced last week that Static Shock would be making its way onto television screens or digital download as a live action series, and my hand stopped making that “Hell Yeah!” fist pump in the air, I felt a cold shiver. What could cause that immediate change? My brain caught up with my emotions and asked the question that has started many a comic book store argument, “Who the heck are they going to cast…. Oh hell no, not Jaden Smith.” Well, it didn’t take long for someone out there to make the connection and start the discussion rolling. (more…)

Smith, Robbie and Hardy “Close” to Signing Up for ‘Suicide Squad’

- 10-17-14Comics, Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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A report yesterday listed a proverbial “Murderer’s Row” of big screen celebs being courted to join the big screen version of Suicide Squad, the movie based on the DC Comics team of the same name. Ryan Gosling, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, and Tom Hardy were the names being brandied about, although the reporting was a bit iffy, as if to say that these were names on someone’s wish list, possibly director David Ayer (Fury), and not a list of people actually being courted for parts. Well, new reporting today seems to indicate that the previous report was at least 75 per cent prophetic. Smith, Hardy and Robbie are indeed, apparently, “close to signing” on to DC and Warner Bros.’ next big comic book movie. (more…)

‘I Am Legend’ Is About To Be Rebooted. Again.

- 10-02-14Film Posted by Rush Urbalejo

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I Am Legend‘, the 1954 novel penned by Richard Matheson, is a wonderful piece of horror fiction that has been adapted for the big screen several times and was even the inspiration behind George Romero’s zombie-movie pioneer, Night of the Living Dead.  Most recently, the novel spawned a big budget movie of the same name, starring Will Smith as a virologist caught in the middle of an outbreak that has turned pretty much every other human on Earth into zombies.  The tale of loneliness and survival managed to take in $585mil worldwide and rumors of another entry in the franchise have swirled for years now.  According to Deadline, it appears that Warner Brothers has finally found a way to bring Legend back to the big screen, though in a completely different way than had previously been rumored.  If you were hoping for a sequel or even a prequel, you can finally stop waiting. If the rumor is correct, WB will actually be rebooting the entire franchise.  Again. (more…)

Forget the Oscars, Who Won a Razzie This Year?

- 03-03-14Film Posted by Mark Poynter

 

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While the cream of Hollywood celebrated the best that cinema has to offer during the 2014 Academy Awards, across town the worst of the year’s cinema was being heckled and dis-honored with the announcement of the Razzies. (more…)