After weeks of tidbits and rumors here and there as production on the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian was underway in Southern California, Lucasfilm has finally announced the impressive cast of the Disney+ series in its entirety.
The Mandalorian has confirmed Pedro Pascal will be taking the titular role of a lone Mandalorian gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy. Furthermore, they’ve also confirmed the previously reported and rumored cast members Carl Weathers, Werner Herzog, Nick Nolte and Gina Carano. But there are a few new names added as well. Read More »
Joel McHale has been cast in the DC Universe series Stargirl as the Golden Age superhero Starman. He is the second addition to the Stargirl cast following the announcement of Brec Bassinger as the titular teenager who becomes an unlikely superhero.
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Pixar Animation has announced the first four cast members in their upcoming animated fantasy adventure Onward, the story of two teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Marvel Cinematic Universe fans will be excited to hear that Guardians of the Galaxy frontman Chris Pratt and Spider-Man: Homecoming star Tom Holland will be voicing the two lead characters in the film, but they’re not the only cast members announced for the film. Read More »
According to a new report, superstar singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran has locked down a small part in J.J. Abrams‘ upcoming Star Wars: Episode 9. You may recall that Sheeran, already a four-time Grammy Award winner at age 27, cameoed in one of pop culture’s biggest properties last year: he showed up on an episode of Game of Thrones playing a Lannister soldier in a scene with Maisie Williams’ Arya. (Williams is a big fan, which is why the showrunners brought him on for the cameo.) Now it looks like he’s heading to a galaxy far, far away.
Find out what the Ed Sheeran Star Wars cameo may be like, and learn more about his other connections to movie and TV properties below. Read More »
The cast of the upcoming DC Comics movie Birds of Prey continues to take shape. Margot Robbie is reprising her Suicide Squad role as Harley Quinn while Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Jurnee Smollett-Bell are joining the DC Extended Universe as Huntress and Black Canary respectively. Meanwhile, Ewan McGregor is taking the role of the villain Black Mask, and now we have word he’ll be working with another recurring bad guy from DC Comics.
Chris Messina is best known for his series regular role on The Mindy Project and a recent turn in the HBO limited series Sharp Objects, but he’s also had quite an eclectic career starring in a variety of indie and arthouse films over the years. Now he’s heading into comic book blockbuster territory by taking the role of Batman villain Victor Zsasz. Read More »
Here’s your big scoop on the DC Extended Universe for the week: Amy Adams is out. The Vice actress has played Lois Lane, intrepid reporter and Superman’s longtime girlfriend, in three movies now, but as Warner Bros. takes the DC films in another direction and as her onscreen love interest hangs up the cape himself, Adams says that she’s done with the DC universe.
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The Doctor is in, and she’s here to stay for at least one more season.
Jodie Whittaker has captured the hearts of fans worldwide as the 13th Doctor in the currently-airing 11th season of Doctor Who, and she now officially confirms her return for season 12. Her confirmation puts to bed the frustrating tabloid reports that have been speculating all season that Whittaker would leave after her first year as the time-traveling Time Lord.
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Is Léa Seydoux returning as Dr. Madeleine Swann in Bond 25? That’s the latest rumor, allegedly sourced directly from director Cary Fukunaga. Fukunaga has bee a bit standoffish about confirming who might or might not return for the Bond 25 cast (aside from Daniel Craig, of course), but according to a new report, the director has let slip that Seydoux’s Spectre Bond Girl is coming back for more. If true, this would make her the first Bond Girl to come back for a sequel.
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With The Big Bang Theory set to wrap up its 12th and final season next year, all eyes (well, maybe some eyes) are trained on its million-dollar stars and where they’ll go next.
Jim Parsons has already starred in a few prestige dramas and high-profile HBO movies, and it seems like his career will continue to flourish post-Big Bang Theory. The actor has been cast in the feature adaptation of Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, a film set to be directed by The Big Sick‘s Michael Showalter and based on Michael Ausiello‘s tragicomic memoir of the same name.
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Unless you tuned in to the Netflix series Sense8, there’s a good chance you haven’t seen Joe Pantoliano in a little while unless you’ve been re-watching one of his famous turns in The Matrix, Risky Business, The Goonies, Memento or the Bad Boys franchise. But thankfully, the latter will bring him back to the blockbusters he deserves to be starring in.
The long-gestating and anticipated (?) sequel Bad Boys for Life will not only have Will Smith and Martin Lawrence back as Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett, but it will also bring back the actor that we lovingly refer to as Joey Pants in the role of Captain Howard. Read More »