Learn a little more of Ultron’s plan in latest ‘Avengers 2′ trailer

The running theme in Iron Man’s movies, and with the character in general, is that the moves he thinks will make everyone safer often have the complete opposite effect. Joss Whedon’s film universe has taken it a step further, making Tony Stark responsible for the creation of Ultron. In the comic books, Hank Pym is more »

Spielberg going back to war with “It’s What I Do”

Steven Spielberg, who gave up the chance to direct “American Sniper” during its pre-production phase, is making a movie about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars after all. According to Deadline, Spielberg will direct “,” a film based on the work of war photographer Lynsey Addario- and Jennifer Lawrence will star as Addario. The proposed film more »


Ignatius J. Swanson: “Confederacy of Dunces” stage show to star Nick Offerman

The beloved novel “A Confederacy of Dunces,” by John Kennedy Toole, has famously never been adapted for the movies, with various productions over the years running into varying types of misfortune. But now, ‘Confederacy’ is being adapted for another medium, the theater, with a familiar face in the lead role. According to the New York more »

CW planning another super spinoff in Flash-Arrow universe

Deadline reports that CW thinks its shared superhero universe has at least one more show in it. The proposed spinoff would feature Ray Palmer’s Atom character introduced on Arrow, Firestorm and the Sara Lance version of Black Canary. Yes, Sara’s dead, but we’re talking about comic books here. Wentworth Miller’s Captain Cold will be featured more »

Calista Flockhart to play ‘Supergirl’s’ boss

Look up – in the sky, the former Ally McBeal herself is returning to network TV. Actress Calista Flockhart has joined the cast of CBS’ Supergirl as Cat Grant. The character is a long running part of the Superman mythos as a reporter. In this incarnation of Supergirl, Cat is a media magnate and founder more »

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ author James wants to try her hand at screenwriting

This will either be the best news fans of the faux-erotic book series ‘Fifty Shades of Grey‘ have ever heard, or the worst. Apparently, Erika Mitchell wants to write the screenplay for, at least, the next installment in the “international phenomenon”‘s three movie tolerance test. Now, if you don’t recognize this name, then the reports more »

‘Deadpool’ adds Morena Baccarin

Sci-fi favorite Morena Baccarin will be Deadpool’s female lead, according to the Hollywood Reporter. She’s well known for stints on Firefly, Homeland and ABC’s V reboot,  and is currently appearing on Gotham. Her character, according to the description, grapples with falling for a guy with a hideously deformed face. Deadpool is an assassin who undergoes more »

Drea de Matteo will get villainous on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Drea de Matteo joins Blair Underwood and Edward James Olmos as big guest star listed for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D next season. Marvel has announced de Matteo will play Karla Faye Gideon, who will ally with Kyle McLachlan’s Cal character. As numerous comic readers have pointed out, Gideon also has a history with Daredevil, who is getting more »

Sony and Marvel reach deal to bring Spider-Man into Marvel’s films

Comic book buffs the world over are rejoicing at the news that Spider-Man will get to play in Marvel’s cinematic sandbox. Sony and Marvel have announced a deal in which they will share the extremely popular hero. The new Spider-Man will appear first in a Marvel film, then Sony will release a new solo Spidey more »

The Walking Dead carnage continues in midseason opener

Major spoilers for last night’s midseason premiere of The Walking Dead to follow. Seriously, the body count increases from this point on!     Still with us? OK, let’s talk about that heartwrenching episode. After Beth died in the last episode before the midseason break, we thought we could take a breath. We were wrong, more »

‘A-Force’ set to become first all-female Avengers team

Marvel’s “Secret Wars” crossover will have all kinds of repercussions and forge many new alliances. Some of them will create an all-female version of Marvel’s main super team, The Avengers. The A-Force will include She-Hulk, Nico Minoru and a new cosmic-powered hero named Singularity. The heroines in the book won’t be the only ones blazing more »

Harper Lee’s new book “Go Set a Watchman” already #1 on Amazon, no one has heard from author

Harper Lee’s one and only novel to date is probably the most-read and most-loved book about race and inequality in America, and after she wrote it, she became very reclusive. Her fans have always wanted more, and now they will have it: Lee will finally publish a second book, more than 50 years after “To more »