The Hollywood Reporter reports that longtime radio host Casey Kasem passed away earlier today from complications of dementia at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington. He was 82. Kasem was best known as the host of the popular radio show American Top 40 which began on July 4, 1970. He was also the host of the […]
Vincent D’Onofrio [“Law & Order: Criminal Intent”] has been cast as the villainous Wilson Fisk, aka Kingpin, for the new 13-episode “Daredevil” series on Netflix. As a powerful businessman, Kingpin will become the arch-enemy of Daredevil [played by Charlie Cox] in the series. “Daredevil” is currently set to debut on Netflix in early 2015.
After Edgar Wright bailed on the film project, Disney/Marvel hired Peyton Reed [“Yes Man”] to finish up directing “Ant-Man”. Former “Saturday Night Live” writer Adam McKay will write the script which stars Michael Douglas as Dr. Hank Pym who discovers a chemical potion that can turn a human into an ant-sized superhero. “Ant-Man” is currently […]
Originally scheduled for a mid-February release next year, the SpongeBob SquarePants sequel movie, “SpongeBob SquarePants 2”, is moving up one week, ostensibly to avoid direct competition with what is expected to be a formidable box office foe in “Fifty Shades of Grey”. The hybrid live-action/animated film has the Bikini Bottom regulars encountering some pirates led […]
Did you see those new leaked Star Wars: Episode VII photos? Did you let out a yelp, squeal, or long sigh of satisfaction? Conan O’Brien knows you did, you dirty, dirty geek, you, and he’s recreated that moment in this sketch. And he’s used it to make some beautiful, oh no, wait, I mean’t disturbing, […]
With Gareth Edwards [“Godzilla”] already getting his directing gig for the as-yet-unnamed upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff feature film, Disney announced that Josh Trank [“Chronicle”] has now been rewarded with the directorship of yet another “Star Wars” spinoff film. Neither spin-off film have official plot lines yet but one or both are rumored to be about […]
There they were, Beverly and Eugene Strange, innocently vacationing in Philadelphia in 1930 and minding their own business when suddenly, they find themselves bringing forth the birth of one Stephen Strange – aka Doctor Strange – and now the Doctor will have his own feature film directed by Scott Derrickson, who also directed “Sinister” and […]