Stranger Things Season 2 Cast - Sean Astin and Paul Reiser

In the world of fantasy and sci-fi, both Sean Astin and Paul Reiser are well known for two specific roles. Astin played Samwise Gamgee, the loyal companion of ringbearer Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Reiser played a sneaky junior executive with the Weyland-Yutani Corporation in Aliens. Now the two will come together in another high profile genre project that became all the rage earlier this year.

The Stranger Things season 2 cast has landed Sean Astin andPaul Reiser in key roles and neither of them are characters we’ve heard of before. Find out who the two new cast members will be playing after the jump. Read More »

Jurassic World Sequel Casting

The Jurassic World sequel just got some fresh meat. Toby Jones (above) and Rafe Spall are in talks to join Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in the J.A. Bayona-directed film, which is on track to hit theaters in 2018.  Read More »

Elektra Will Return in ‘The Defenders’

Defenders Elektra

So far, most of the Defenders casting announcements have concerned sidekicks and allies that any Netflix-Marvel fan might have reasonably guessed would return. But today’s announcement seems like a more interesting twist. Elodie Yung, who made her debut as Matt Murdock’s former flame Elektra in Daredevil season two, will reprise her role for the superhero team-up series.  Read More »

Justice League Steppenwolf / Ciaran Hinds as Mance Rayder in Game of Thrones

Many of Justice League‘s key roles were filled even before the film entered pre-production, because many of those characters were needed for Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Still more of them were cast back in the spring, as shooting got underway. But there’s been one glaring omission this whole time.

Though we’ve known for months that the villain of Justice League would be Steppenwolf, we’re just now learning who’ll play the part. Irish actor Ciarán Hinds has joined Justice League to portray Steppenwolf through the power of mo-cap. Hinds is probably best known right now in the U.S. for playing Mance Rayder in HBO’s Game of ThronesRead More »

Big Hero 6 Animated Series Voice Cast

Way back in the spring, we learned that Disney XD would bring back the superhero team Big Hero 6 in their own animated series. At the time, all we knew was that it would pick up shortly after the events of the first film and the series would be executive produced by Kim Possible creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley along with another Kim Possible vet, Nicholas Filippi, who’ll serve as supervising director. But now we have word on the voice cast, and fans of the movie will be very pleased to hear who’s on board.

Find out all the Big Hero 6 animated series voice cast  after the jump. Read More »

Olivia Munn in The Newsroom

The Predator is targeting another star from the X-Men universe. Olivia Munn, last seen wearing her very best latex swimsuit to a war memorial as Psylocke in X-Men: Apocalypse, has just boarded Shane Black‘s reboot-quel, joining Logan villain Boyd Holbrook. And along with the casting news comes a few new plot details about the mysterious movie.  Read More »

The Defenders Colleen Wing (Iron Fist)

Daredevil has Foggy, Karen, and Stick. Jessica Jones has got Hogarth, Trish, and Malcolm. Luke Cage has Misty Knight. All of them have Claire Temple. And today, The Defenders would like you to know that even though he’s the new guy, Iron Fist will have some friends to bring to the party, too. Marvel and Netflix have just confirmed the first Iron Fist character slated to return for the crossover series: Colleen Wing, played by Jessica Henwick. Read More »

Michael Pena in Ant-Man - Michael Pena A Wrinkle In Time Casting

Ant-Man costar Michael Peña has officially joined the cast of Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time. Hit the jump to learn more information about the Michael Pena A Wrinkle In Time Casting.

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Lars von Trier Jack the Ripper Movie

Over the past decade, Matt Dillon has made plenty of movies that no one really cared about. Old Dogs, Armored, Takers, Pawn Shop Chronicles and The Art of the Steal have all featured Matt Dillon, and they’re all movies that you either forgot about or never knew existed to begin with. However, with a key role on the popular Fox series Wayward Pines, the career of Matt Dillon has had a bit of a resurgence, and now Lars von Trier will try to help that along.

Matt Dillon has been set to play London’s notorious notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper in The House That Jack Built, a film from Nymphomaniac and Antichrist director Lars von Trier following the murderer’s development over 12 years. Read More »

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The Defenders Claire Temple

All the individual Defenders like to talk a big game about working alone, but in truth each of them is surrounded by friends and allies and mentors. Over the past couple of days we’ve seen several of those pals added to the supporting lineup of The Defenders, and today we’ve got three more to add to the list.

Marvel and Netflix have officially announced that Jessica Jones‘ Trish Walker (Rachael Taylor) and Daredevil‘s Stick (Scott Glenn) will return for The Defenders — along with the one character who unites all four standalone superheroes, Claire Temple (Rosario Dawson).  Read More »