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J.K. Rowling is writing a Harry Potter spin-off trilogy called Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them that takes place 70 years before the first books.
Toby Kebbell has been cast as Doctor Doom in the new Fantastic Four. The Pink Panther is getting reborn, again, as a live-action/animation hybrid. Johnny Knoxville will be doing a voice in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
You… Continue reading Best of the Week: A 'Harry Potter' Spin-off, Plus: 'Captain America,' 'Ninja Turtles' and More
Lucy: Scarlett Johansson stars as a drug mule who accidentally becomes super-powered when she swallows her illicit cargo of experimental drugs in Luc Besson’s Lucy, due out in theaters on August 8. The first photo from the movie has been released, showing the character is handy with a gun; the action-thriller also stars Morgan Freeman. [EW.com]
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Last September we heard that J.K. Rowling… Continue reading Movie News: Scarlett Johansson's Super Powers; 'Harry Potter' Spin-off Trilogy; 'Dawn of Apes' TV Spot
Supernatural spinoff double scoop! You know how The CW’s new Supernatural series is called Tribes? Forget about that. The official title is now Supernatural: Bloodlines. Also, the show has cast actress Melissa Roxburgh in a series regular role to play Violet, a member of the werewolf pack. We’re told “Violet hides her true nature because of her forbidden love for family rival David (Nathaniel Bozulic), but when cornered, her inner
The CW’s Supernatural spinoff has found two of its leads: Aussie actor Nathaniel Buzolic (who played Klaus’ brother Kol on The Vampire Diaries last season) and British actor Lucien Laviscount (Skins, Coronation Street) have been cast in key roles in the Chicago-based Tribes.
Laviscount will play series regular Ennis Roth, a police academy trainee whose fiancée is killed in the crossfire of the monster war. Roth “learns the truth about what… Continue reading ‘Supernatural’ spinoff casts ‘Vampire Diaries’ actor
One of the big questions surrounding Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul has been: Will any characters from the original show be seen conspiring with shady criminal lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk)? The answer: You can Banks on it.
Jonathan Banks — a.k.a. lethal, world-weary fixer Mike Ehrmantraut on AMC’s acclaimed drug drama — has signed on as a series regular, the network confirmed today. (Deadline first reported… Continue reading ‘Better Call Saul’: Jonathan Banks joins ‘Breaking Bad’ spin-off