Mary Poppins Turns 50

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2014
The original release date of “Mary Poppins” was August 27, 1964 – if you were lucky enough to be at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles and had a ticket to the star-studded event – but for the rest of the country, its nationwide release came a couple days later and the film went on […]

Katana Gets New Identity On Arrow

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2014
Due to a “scheduling conflict”, Devin Aoki – the actress who played Katana in the Season Three opener for “Arrow” – has been replaced by Rila Fukushima [“The Wolverine”] for the recurring role. Fukushima will appear during Oliver Queen’s numerous flashbacks as Tatsu Yamashiro/Katana – a Japanese martial arts expert who is also one of […]

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LEGO Documentary Gets A Release Date

by Alex Beanon August 26, 2014
“Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary”, a documentary covering the obsessions of AFOLs [Adult Fans of LEGOs] has received an official nationwide release date for early next year. The documentary, er, brickumentary, is billed as the first official documentary on the LEGO bricks and follows groups of AFOLs around the world at brick conventions as […]

New Poster For The Flash On CW

by Alex Beanon August 26, 2014
A new promotional poster was released to support the upcoming release of the fledling CW television series, “The Flash” starring Grant Gustin in the title role. The new series premieres on October 7, 2014… Source: Hollywood Reporter

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NY Times Looks at Ari Folman’s “The Congress”

by Ed Liuon August 26, 2014
The New York Times has taken a look at The Congress, the latest live-action/animated hybrid film from director Ari Folman (Waltz with Bashir). The movie is adapted from The Futurological Congress by renowned science fiction author Stanislaw Lem, and centers on actor Robin Wright playing a version of herself, and the aftermath of a final […]
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Amazon Studios Greenlights Five New Kids’ Series Pilots

by Ed Liuon August 26, 2014 covers the announcement from Amazon Studios of five new childrens’ series, set to premiere in 2015. The five will include three animated and two live-action series. The animated series are: Buddy: Tech Detective from writer Jennifer Hamburg (Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood): “an exciting preschool whodunit that follows super-sleuth Buddy, his incredibly organized best friend Trudy, […]


Eight More Join Ant-Man Cast

by Alex Beanon August 20, 2014
Joining Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly on the cast of the comic book movie “Ant-Man” will be a slew of actors and actresses led by Judy Greer [“Archer”], John Slattery [“Mad Men”] and Bobby Cannavale [“Chef”] – however none of the eight have specified roles yet. “Ant-Man” is currently scheduled to be released […]

First Ant-Man Photo Surfaces – Not At A Picnic, Though

by Alex Beanon August 20, 2014
Filming on the comic book movie “Ant-Man” has begun, starring Paul Rudd as Scott Lang [aka Ant-Man] and the first photo of Rudd has already emerged although it does not show Rudd in any Ant-Man regalia. “Ant-Man” is currently scheduled to be released on July 17, 2015. Source: Box Office Mojo


Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Jungle Book Cast

by Alex Beanon August 19, 2014
As expected, Benedict Cumberbatch was tabbed to provide the voice of the evil tiger, Shere Khan, for the rebooted “The Jungle Book” movie. – the Warner Bros. version. Cumberbatch is the first cast role for the film with Andy Serkis [“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”] making his directorial debut. George Sanders voiced Shere […]

Eddie Izzard Will Portray Wolfe In Sony PlayStation’s Powers

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
Actor comedian Eddie Izzard has signed on to play bad guy Wolfe in the Sony PlayStation series “Powers” about a group of detectives who protect regular humans from those who possess superhuman powers. The series, based on a graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, was originally slated to premiere on FX […]