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WATCH: Kelly Marie Tran’s Audition for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Kelly Marie Tran is one of the breakout stars of Rian Johnson‘s Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Her character, Rose Tico, is at times all of us. This is a short but sweet clip, just over two minutes long, featuring Johnson, John Boyega, and the casting director all gathered in an office. And, of course, Tran being her adorable […]

Watch Dafne Keen Bruise Hugh Jackman In Her ‘Logan’ Audition

Dafne Keen was the breakout star of Logan as she perfectly embodied the character of Laura aka X-23. Now that the movie is coming out on home release and video of Keen’s audition appeared on Entertainment Weekly. When you watch the footage it becomes very apparent why Keen got the job. She not only holds […]

Takashi Miike To Direct Blade Of The Immortal

Japanese website Comic Natalie (via Anime News Network) reports Takashi Miike will helm a live action adaptation of Blade of the Immortal. It is scheduled for release in 2017. Based on the manga by Hiroaki Samura, the film will follow Manji, a ronin cursed with immortality. He also acts as bodyguard to a young woman […]


English Language Remake Of Japanese Horror Audition In The Works

Another spectacularly scary Japanese horror movie (so I’ve been told, as if I could ever handle watching this) is getting an English-language remake. I guess everyone’s forgotten about Oldboy already. Deadline reports an American version of Audition, the Ryu Murakami book that became a cult classic film by Takashi Miike, is coming. The new version […]


Watch Christian Bale’s Batman Screen Test… With Superman’s Girlfriend

Here’s a clip from this week’s big Dark Knight Trilogy box set,* featuring Christian Bale‘s screentest, in one of Val Kilmer‘s old suits. He was very thin at the time, fresh off The Machinist, but putting on a bit of a gruff helped convince Chris Nolan and co. that he was the man. For the […]

Our Favourite Batman Live! Auditions

I met this friendly pair in Orbital Comics picking up my Fantastic Four #537 earlier today. They’d been to the Batman Live! auditions earlier, auditioning for the touring Batman show kicking off later this year. And they’d been there with several hundred other people. Here are a few in costume… Oh and a video too!