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By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Hollywood racism: ‘Hellboy’ casts Ed Skrein as Asian American character, Ben Daimio

The latest casting of Ed Skrein in the upcoming Hellboy, a reboot of the franchise based on a cult comic book series, set off a firestorm in the Asian American community and opened the door to more critics of More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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‘Hellboy’ reboot with David Harbour, Milla Jovovich as Blood Queen renamed

Hellboy will be back, but this time without the subtitle. Hellboy 3, sometimes called Hellboy III, was officially called Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen with David Harbour (Stranger Things) set as the titular More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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‘Dumbo’ live-action film cast ‘Game of Thrones’ star DeObia Oparei as Rongo

The cast of Tim Burton’s Dumbo is starting to take shape as Game of Thrones alum DeObia Oparei has signed on to play a character named Rongo in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1941 animated classic. There More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Judy Greer confirmed for ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’

Ant-Man and the Wasp is currently shooting in Atlanta, Georgia and the new film will have plenty of new faces: Michelle Pfeiffer and Laurence Fishburne were recently revealed at San Diego Comic-Con and now Judy More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Mena Massoud and ‘Power Rangers’ star Naomi Scott cast as leads in Guy Ritchie’s live-action ‘Aladdin’

Disney and filmmaker Guy Ritchie may have had trouble finding their stars for Aladdin following a worldwide search, but news is that after meeting with 2,000 actors, looking for unknowns of Middle Eastern More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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D23 live-action ‘Lion King’ footage brings some fans to tears, Hugh Jackman rumored to voice Scar

Is Lion King like Star Wars for some fans? One fan site made link after witnessing the amazing live-action footage previewed at D23. Directed by Jon Favreau, who helmed the fantastic re-imagining of The Jungle Book, More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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‘Godzilla King of the Monsters’ casts ‘Walking Dead’ star Elizabeth Ludlow

As production begins for Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, the Legendary Pictures sequel to the 2014 reboot of the franchise, Deadline reports that Walking Dead alum Elizabeth Ludlow will join the upcoming film More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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‘Luke Cage’ season 2: Mustafa Shakir, Gabrielle Dennis join cast as Bushmaster, Nightshade

While Marvel’s The Defenders will arrive in the fall, the Netflix universe grows and grows as the second season of Luke Cage is also planned and has added two more cast members. Mustafa Shakir (The Deuce, More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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‘Quantico’ season 3: Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin and Johanna Braddy, Blair Underwood all returning

ABC is moving ahead with season 3 of Quantico and some casting news/confirmations have been made. First up, possibly most important, is the hiring of Code Black creator Michael Seitzman as new executive producer/showrunner, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ details point to Scorpion, two Shockers, Prowler, Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pepper Potts and Cap

Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theaters soon and fans get another tease of the new film and future roles. A screenshot of the cast list was released by Geek Tyrant and confirms Donald Glover is playing Aaron Davis, More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Black Panther’s Man-Ape to appear in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

With Black Panther kicking off the Marvel films in 2018, new has come that one of Wakanda’s most powerful warriors, M’Baku (or Man Ape), will also appear in The Avengers: Infinity War. Winston Duke has been More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Jack Black confirmed for ‘Goosebumps 2’ set for 2018: ‘Goosebumps Horrorland’

Goosebumps was a surprise hit both critically and commercially, so it’s no surprise that a sequel has been planned and now fans learn that Jack Black will indeed return for the film, reprising his role as More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Zhang Ziyi joins cast in ‘Godzilla King of the Monsters’, has a role in future films

Zhang Ziyi has been cast in the Legendary and Warner Bros’ sequel Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, with the companies saying the actress will also play a major role in their monster movie franchise. The Godzilla movie, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Disney rumored to whitewash live-action ‘Aladdin’ with Tom Hardy as Jafar

Disney appears to be headed towards another whitewashing debacle, not learning from disasters such as Ghost in the Shell, Aloha, Pan, Exodus: Gods and Kings, The Last Airbender, or Doctor Strange –  with More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Casts ‘Black Mirror’ Star Hannah John-Kamen in Unknown Role

Marvel added a great actor to the cast for their upcoming film, Ant-Man and the Wasp, a sequel to the Paul Rudd film introducing the character. Now Hannah John-Kamen of Black Mirror and Game of Thrones will More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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‘Walking Dead’ star Danai Gurira confirmed for ‘Black Panther’ follow-up with ‘Infinity War’ appearance

While Walking Dead star Danai Gurira has joined the Black Panther film as Okoye, one of the female warriors who watch over the royal family of Chadwick Boseman’s character, T’Challa, she is also confirmed More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Jessica Chastain rumored to play villain in ‘X-Men Dark Phoenix’

The THR and other sources are confirming the rumors that Jessica Chastain is indeed in talks to join the cast of X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the latest installment of Fox’s X-Men movie franchise set for cinemas next More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Joel David Moore set to return for ‘Avatar 2’ and sequels

Joel David Moore has officially signed on to reprise his role as scientist Norm Spellman in 20th Century Fox’s upcoming Avatar sequels. The second installment in the James Cameron franchise, which will being shooting More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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‘Mad Max Fury Road’ star Tom Hardy to star in Spider-Man spin-off ‘Venom’

Oscar-nominated actor Tom Hardy is marking a big return to movie theatres, portraying Eddie Brock, one of Spider-Man’s most popular villains in Venom, a spin-off film project, which will be produced by Sony More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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‘Man in the High Castle’ season 3: J Edgar Hoover will be played by William Forsythe

William Forsythe has been cast to play the role of J. Edgar Hoover, the powerful and controversial first Director of the FBI, on season three of Amazon’s drama series The Man In The High Castle. Based on Philip More...


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