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John Cena in Talks to Join “The Suicide Squad”

Variety has reported that John Cena is in talks to join the cast of “The Suicide Squad.” In addition it has been confirmed that Margot Robbie and Jai Courtney will be returning to portray Harley Quinn and Captain Boomerang, respectively. Earlier this month it was also reported that Idris Elba will no longer be playing Deadshot, instead he will be playing another character that has not been confirmed at this time. While Robbie and Courtney’s roles have been confirmed it is still unknown who will be portraying the other previously announced team members, which includesRead More


Beyblade Burst GT Anime Details Revealed

The official Beyblade Burst GT (Gatchi) website has updated with new details for the upcoming net anime. First the website revealed the staff for the series. The staff includes: Katsuhito Akiyama: Chief Director Kentaro Yamaguchi: Director Hideki Sonoda: Series Scripts Toshiaki Ōhashi: Character Designer D-Rights: Production Next the website revealed that Kei Iwasaki will be performing the anime’s theme song titled, “Gatti’n’Roll!!” Thirdly, several cast members were revealed, which include: Megumi Han: Drum Kōryū Atsushi Abe: Amane Kusaba Natsuki Hanae: Fumiya Kanemichi Kensho Ono: Delta Akane Marina Inoue: Valt Aoi The series will premiere onRead More


Garo: Moonbow Traveler Cast Members Revealed

The official website for the Garo: Moonbow Traveler (Garo: Gekkō no Tabibito) film has updated with the casting details for the film. The film will continue the events seen in Garo: Makai no Hana, which aired in April – September in 2014. The series revolved around Raiga Saejima, who is the son of the original protagonist Kouga. The series was also the fourth overall series in the Garo franchise. The revealed cast include several returning cast members from the series.  The returning cast members include: Masei Nakayama: Raiga Saejima Natsumi Ishibashi: Princess MayuriRead More


Netflix’s Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya Japanese Cast Revealed

The official Zodiac: Saint Seiya anime website recently updated with the Japanese voice cast for the upcoming series. For those who are not aware, the series is a remake of the original Saint Seiya anime series. The series will cover the “Galaxy War Arc”  and will continue up the “Silver Saint Arc.”  Each episode will run for 30 minutes and the series will consist of 12 episodes. The confirmed cast members include: Masakazu Morita: Pegasus Seiya Takahiro Sakurai: Dragon Shiryū Hiroaki Miura: Cygnus Hyōga Satomi Satou: Andromeda Shun Katsuyuki Konishi: Pheonix Ikki Fumiko Orikasa: SaoriRead More


“The Suicide Squad” Sequel Roster Revealed

Collider has recently revealed new details about the team that will be featured in The Suicide Squad sequel. For those who are not aware, it was reported earlier that Idris Elba will be portraying Floyd Lawton aka Deadshot in the upcoming sequel. The other confirmed team members so far include: Ratcatcher, aka Otis Flannegan, is a man in the DC comics, though Collider has learned that the character will be gender-swapped and played by a woman in The Suicide Squad. Ratcatcher is is a super-criminal and one of Batman’s many enemies. She started out asRead More


Idris Elba to Portray Deadshot in ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel

Variety has reported that Idris Elba will be replacing Will Smith as Floyd Lawton aka Deadshot in the upcoming “Suicide Squad” sequel. According to Variety, Will Smith left the project due to scheduling conflicts. The production of the film is set to start this September.  As reported earlier it was revealed that James Gun will be writing the sequel to the 2016 Suicide Squad film. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. This is pretty interesting to hear since it would have been pretty easy to retire Deadshot for the upcoming sequel. With IdrisRead More


Leonardo Nam Joins DC Universe’s Swamp Thing Cast

Deadline has reported that Leonardo Nam will be joining the cast of the DC Universe Swamp Thing series. Nam will be portraying  Harlan Edwards, who will be a recurring role in the series. Deadline provided a short description of the series. Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, Swamp Thing follows Abby Arcane (Reed) as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe. NamRead More


Ludwig Göransson To Compose “The Mandalorian”’s Soundtrack

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that Ludwig Göransson is set to compose the score for The Mandaolorian. For those who are not aware, Göransson has worked on various popular soundtracks with some including Black Panther, Creed I, Creed II, Venom, and much more. Göransson recently had an interview with Starwars.com with his thoughts on his inclusion on the project. “Words fail to express how surreal and humbling it feels to be invited into the Star Wars universe,” Göransson said. “I am deeply grateful to Jon Favreau and Disney for this opportunity and to John WilliamsRead More


More Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime Cast Members Announced

Recently new cast members for the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime series were announced. The new cast members include: Masakazu Morita: Pegasus Seiya Keiichi Nanba: Pisces Aphrodite Yasuyuki Kase: Orion Rigel Kenji Nojima: Phonos Seven Seas Entertainment, who licensed the manga, provided an official description. In the wake of a space-wide civil war instigated by Saga–the Gemini Gold Saint–a new team of Saints comes together with the goal of protecting their goddess Athena. This first all-woman team of armored warriors, powered by the Zodiac, will use their cunning, strength, and compassion toRead More


Crunchyroll to Stream Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime

Crunchyroll has announced that they simulcast the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime series. The first episode will premiere on the service on December 10 and new episodes will be available every Monday.  The series will be available to Crunchyroll users in the following territories: “North America, Central America and South America including the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe, and MENA.” The anime, however will also be exclusive to Premium members in “France, Monaco, Andorra, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Belgium.” Crunchyroll provided an official description for the series. Saint Seiya Saintia Sho is set immediatelyRead More


More Golden Kamuy Season 2 Cast Members Announced

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with some new cast announcements for the anime series. The new cast members include: Yoshito Yasuhara: Head Jailer Kadokura Yoshitsugu Matsuoka: Super Private Usami Yū Mizushima: Anji Toni For those who are not aware, Kadokura and Usami debuted in the manga in Chapter 117 while Anji Toni debuted Chapter 119. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When heRead More


Reki Kawahara to Write Original Short Story for Sword Art Online: Alicization Home Video Release

The official Sword Art Online: Alicization anime website has updated with a summary of a brand new short story that will be released with the first Blu-ray/ DVD volume of the series. Franchise creator, Reki Kawahara, will be written the story titled, “Sword Art Online Distant Journey.” The official website provided the summary of the short story. In order to save their kidnapped childhood friend Alice, Kirito and Eugeo set out from Rulid Village for the capital, Centoria. As the entrance exam for the Imperial Sword Mastery Academy draws near, the pair stumble into theRead More


New Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime Details Revealed

The official Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime website has updated with new details for the upcoming series. First, the official website revealed a new visual for the series. Next, the website revealed some a cast member for the series. Rina Satou will be voicing Mayura, who is the Pavo (Peacock) Silver Saint. Mayura will be Shōko’s guide when she becomes a Saintia. Thirdly, the website revealed the staff for the series. The staff include: Masato Tamagawa: Director Ikuko Takahashi: Series Composition Toshihiko Sashashi: Music Composer Toei Animation: Production and Planning GONZO: ProductionRead More


Jon Cryer Cast as Lex Luthor in CW’s ‘Supergirl’

Vairety has reported that Jon Cryer has been cast as the role of Lex Luthor in CW’s Supergirl. For those who are not aware Lex Luthor was mentioned quite a bit on the show, however the character himself had not made an appearance up to this point. What is interesting is that Jon Cryer is no stranger to the DC universe as he portrayed Lenny Luthor who was the nephew of Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman) in Superman IV: A Quest for Peace.  Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller, producers of Supergirl had this to say about his inclusion in the cast, “WeRead More


Will Patton Joins DC Universe’s SWAMP THING Cast

The official DC Universe website has updated with the announcement that Will Patton is joining the cast of Swamp Thing as General Avery Sunderland. For those who are unaware, the character first made an appearance in Swamp Thing Volume 2 Issue #6, which was released in October, 1982. The official DC Universe website also provided an official description of the character. “As its most prominent businessman, Avery Sunderland serves as the de facto patriarch of his Louisiana hometown, always giving back to the community. His benevolent veneer, however, masks a ruthless determination to harness the power of theRead More