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Nickelodeon's Sarah Noonan on Casting and Her New Gig as SVP Live-Action Content

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Nickelodeon SVP Sarah Noonan has been interviewed by AdWeek about her new position heading the Live-Action Content division. Among other topics, Noonan discusses what her new job entails, how her 16-year tenure with Nickelodeon’s casting department has taught her about show development, her biggest “gets” in casting voices for Nickelodeon cartoons, and how Nickelodeon views […]

Harlem Hellfighters May Be Coming To Big Screen

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After purchasing the film rights to Max Brooks’ graphic novel “World War Z” and making that into a feature film starring Brad Pitt, Sony Pictures has purchased the film rights to Brooks’ next graphic novel – “Harlem Hellfighters” – about the African-American World War I-era 369th Army infantry regiment that spent the most time in […]

Idris Elba Is The New Shere Khan

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Idris Elba [“The Wire”] is in final negotiations to become the newest voice of the malevolent Shere Khan, the tiger, in the newest CGI-live action hybrid adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s novel “The Jungle Book” directed by Jon Favreau. George Sanders originally provided the voice of the nefarious tiger in the Disney animated version from 1967. […]

Screen Gems Finds The Last Of Us

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Sony PlayStation 3 video game hit “The Last of Us” is set to get the big screen treatment as Screen Gems has announced they will distribute a feature film adaptation of the video game. Creative directors from gamemaker Naughty Dog will join noted film director Sam Raimi to create the big screen version of the […]

Arrow – The Promise – Season 2, Episode 15

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Synopsis: The episode spends 75% of the time on the island in Flashback Mode in an attempt to explain why Slade Wilson has seemingly suddenly shown up at posh Queen Mansion – is it to woo Moira with a hefty campaign contribution for her mayoral bid or torment Oliver and his family in order to […]

A Monster Calls Coming To The Big Screen

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Childrens fantasy novel “A Monster Calls” by Patrick Ness is set to be adapted into a feature film. The novel follows the plight of a boy who escapes the stress brought on by his mother’s illness and bullies at school by creating and entering a fantasy world inhabited by monsters and fairy tales. “A Monster […]

Gotham Lands Bruce Wayne

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The cast for Fox’s upcoming Batman origins-themed television series “Gotham” was missing only one piece – a young Bruce Wayne – a minor technicality. That technicality has been fulfilled as 13-year-old David Mazouz [“Touch”] will play the role of the 10-year-old Bruce Wayne in the Fox television series. In addition to Mazouz, Camren Bicondova [“Battlefield […]

Captain America Audition Reel Featuring DJ Qualls on Conan

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Team Coco has unearthed a “lost audition reel” featuring comedic actor, DJ Qualls trying out for the part of Captain America. Chris Evans, who? If you’ve ever wanted to witness a missed casting opportunity, look no further. For more Conan clips, visit the official Team Coco website. Conan airs weeknights, 11pm/10pm Central on TBS.

Muppets Most Wanted Trailer

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The Muppets flung out their newest trailer promoting their upcoming film [“The Muppets: Most Wanted”, release date: March 21, 2014] and poking fun at Hollywood for pumping out sequels – including those from the Muppets….

Jurassic World Gets Its Bad Guy – Vincent D’Onofrio

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The rebooted “Jurassic World” film starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jake Johnson just got a couple of additions to the cast and one of them will be the bad guy. Indian star Irrfan Khan [“Life of Pi”] and Vincent D’Onofrio will be joing the dinosaur flick with D’Onofrio playing the bad guy in […]

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