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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


Pedro Pascal to Lead “The Mandolorian”

Variety has reported that Pedro Pascal is set to play the lead role in “The Mandalorian.” For those who are not aware, “The Mandalorian” is one of the upcoming series that will be streamed exclusively on the Disney+ platform, which is based on the Star Wars brand.  Currently his character is under wraps so no other details about this role is confirmed at this time. As reported earlier, the first episode of the series will be directed by Star Wars veteran, Dave Filoni. Other episode directors include  Deborah Chow, Rick Famuyiwa, Bryce Dallas Howar, and Taika Waititi. The series will be executedRead More


Cassian Andor Live-Action Series Announced

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that Cassian Andor will be receiving a live-action series on the upcoming Disney streaming service. For those who are not aware, Cassian Andor was one of the key players in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The character was portrayed by Diego Luna, who will be reprising his role for the series. The series will focus on the adventures of the character before the events of the film. Diego Luna had to this say about his return to the Star Wars universe. “Going back to the Star Wars universe is very special for me,” saidRead 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


Anjelika Washington Joins DC Universe’s Stargirl Cast

The official DC Universe website has updated with the announcement that Anjelika Washington will be joining the cast for the upcoming DC Universe exclusive Stargirl series.  For those who are not aware, the series was first announced at San Diego Comic Con 2018. Earlier this year, it was revealed that Brec Bassinger will be playing Stargirl in the series. Currently her character is under wraps, however it is stated that she will be someone “familiar to DC Comics fans!” The official DC Universe website provided a description for the series. “Stargirl follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore as she inspires an unlikelyRead More


Ewan McGregor in Talks to Play Black Mask in DC’s “Birds of Prey”

Variety has reported that Ewan McGregor is in talks to portray Black Mask in the upcoming “Birds of Prey” film. For those are not aware, the film will focus on the Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Windstead), Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) as they fight against Black Mask. Gotham City police detective, Rosie Perez (Rosie Perez), will also be making an appearance in the film. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Birds of Prey is set to premiere in theaters on February 6, 2020.


Bucky & Falcon to Receive TV Series on Disney’s Streaming Service

Variety has reported that Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Falcon (Anthony Mackie) will be receiving a series on Disney’s streaming service. The series follows the current trend of the shows that are stated to to be released on Disney’s streaming service that are based on characters within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, such as the previously reported series based on Loki and Scarlet Witch. Malcolm Spellman is said to be the main writer for the series. Bucky Barnes aka the Winter Soldier, made his debut in the first Captain America film, however would later held the mantle of the Winter Soldier in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. SamRead More


Andy Muschietti to Direct Hollywood Attack on Titan Live-Action Film Adaptation

Various news outlets have reported that Andy Mushietti will be directing the live-action film adaptation of the Attack on Titan franchise. David Heyman will be working as the producer for the film alongside Masi Oka and Babara Mushietti. Andy will be directing the film at Warner Bros., who has recently finalized the deal with Kodansha, the publisher for the manga series. For those who are not aware the “Attack on Titan” franchise was created by Hajime Isayama in 2009. The manga series later received an anime adaptation in 2013 produced by Wit Studio & Production I.G. The series was previously adapted into several live-action filmsRead More


2018 MCM London Comic Con: Transformers Studio Series Reveals

Hasbro has recently revealed official images for the Transformers Studio Series reveals that were shown at 2018 MCM London Comic Con. The new reveals include: Deluxe Class – Spring 2019 Shatter (Bumblebee) Cogman (Transformers The Last Knight) Scrapmetal (Transformers Revenge of the Fallen) Voyager Class – Fall 2019 Rampage (Transformers Revenge of the Fallen) Long Haul (Transformers Revenge of the Fallen) Hasbro also revealed during their panel at the convention that the constructions will be able to combine and the full form of Devastator is reported to be consisted of eight parts. Currently it is unknownRead More


Legendary Pictures to Produce My Hero Academia Live-Action Film

Several news outlets have announced that a live-action film adaptation of the My Hero Academia franchise is in the works at Legendary Pictures. The project will be overseen by Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter for Legendary Pictures. Whereas, Ryosuke Yoritomi will oversee the project for Shueisha, who is the publisher of the manga. In addition, the film will be distributed by Toho in Japan.   The Hollywood Reporter provided a description for the project. Legendary is producing a feature film based on the property, which takes place in a world where 80 percent of people have developed powers, known as quirks. One boy, who has noRead More


Arrowverse Elseworlds Crossover Visual Revealed

The CW recently revealed a new visual for the upcoming Elseworlds crossover. Seeing the visual it will be quite interesting to see Oliver Queen as “the Flash” and Barry Allen as “the Arrow.” For those who have not been following the crossover news, Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch), Superman (Tyler Hoechlin), and Batwoman/Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) will also appear in the crossover. My name is Barry Allen and I am the fastest man alive. pic.twitter.com/TibqsR7mT8 — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) October 16, 2018 The three night crossover event will start with The Flash on December 9 followed by The Arrow on December 10 and will conclude with Supergirl on DecemberRead More


Disney’s Aladdin 2019 Teaser Trailer Streamed

Walt Disney recently revealed a teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action Aladdin film. The teaser trailer features a short peak into the film’s setting.  Some highlights include what looks to be Iago as well as taking a quick peak into the Cave of Wonders. The trailer also features a look at Aladdin (Mena Massoud) picking up the famous lamp.  Personally I think Disney did a good job so far in capturing the feel of the original film, however since there wasn’t much shown it is hard to say how well this film might turn out.Read More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Count Dooku

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Count Dooku. For those who are not aware, the figure is based on Count Dooku/ Darth Tyranus portrayed by the late Christopher Lee in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.  The figure will include: Exchangeable Wrists (Left X2, Right X2) Alternate Wrists (Lighting Effect) X2 Lightsaber X2 (Lit and Unlit) Alternate Head Pre-orders for the figure will open on October 12 at 4 P.M. JST and the item will be released in April 2019 priced at 6,696 Yen. Those who are interested should contactRead More


Ruby Rose Batwoman Costume Revealed

Earlier today various news outlets revealed a first look at Ruby Rose’s costume as Batwoman, who will be appearing in the upcoming Arrowverse crossover. Looking at the costume it is impressive how close the design looks compared to Kate Kane’s costume in the comics. As reported earlier, Batwoman will debut alongside Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch) in the upcoming crossover, which will be known as “Elseworlds.” Tyler Hoechlin will also be returning to reprise his role as Superman. The three night crossover event will start with The Flash on December 9 followed by The Arrow on December 10 and will conclude with Supergirl on December 11. All three episodes of the crossover will air at 8 P.M. on theirRead More


James Gunn to Write Suicide Squad Sequel

Several news outlets have reported that Warner Bros. has hired James Gunn to be one of the main script writers for the next Suicide Squad film. It has also been reported that Warner Bros. will also potentially add him on as a director of the project, however nothing has been concretely stated at this time. Previously Gavin O’ Conner was set as the director for the sequel, however due to scheduling complications, he had to step away from the project. No other details about the Suicide Squad film sequel has been revealed at this time soRead More