Well let’s just say we have him in that we know who’s playing him, but we still don’t know which character he’s playing. Tonight we’ve learned (via Variety and Trek Movie) that Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast as the villain in the new Star Trek movie. Apparently this is the role that was supposed to go to both Benicio Del Toro and then Edgar Ramirez, but now… Continue reading 'Star Trek' Sequel Update: We Have Our Villain (and More)
Jimmy Fallon’s return to “Saturday Night Live” — this time as a host, instead of a cast member — was a nostalgia-fest of epic proportions. Of course, Fallon is a beloved part of “SNL” history, but perhaps the best testament to his legacy on the show is just how many of his former co-stars were willing to return to work with him again.
Aside from the… Continue reading 'SNL': Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon vs. Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler in Weekend Update Joke-Off
From the files of you probably don’t care that much: venerable New Yorker film critic David Denby has written a review of ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ which will publish in the print edition of The New Yorker on Monday, a full eight days ahead of the embargo date on reviews set by Sony. Said Sony in an email to critics on early Sunday morning… Continue reading 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' New Yorker Review: Critic Breaks Embargo, Angers Studio (UPDATE)
UPDATE: It’s official. Brian Grazer has replaced Brett Ratner as Oscars producer, and — contrary to earlier rumblings — won’t hold a candlelight vigil for Eddie Murphy to return as host. “Insiders tell me that Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer has moved on this afternoon,” wrote Nikki Finke at Deadline about the Murphy-return rumors she initially revealed. “‘We are not going back to him. No way,’ they say.”… Continue reading Brian Grazer Replaces Brett Ratner as Oscars Producer [UPDATE]