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“The Outsider”: HBO Releases Official Teaser for January 2020 Stephen King Adapt Series

As the “Stephen King-ification” of the world rolls along, HBO‘s adaptation of the author’s bestselling supernatural novel The Outsider is offering viewers their first official teaser for the upcoming limited series. Andrew Bernstein (Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Umbrella Academy) is on board to direct several episodes (along with executive producer/cast member Jason Bateman) and serve […]




We Love This Description of Ben Mendelsohn While Filming ‘Captain Marvel’

We adore Ben Mendelsohn, and really hope at some point there will be behind-the-scenes footage of him on the set of Marvel Studios’ upcoming Captain Marvel. Especially now with this description of him on set from Samuel L. Jackson and Brie Larson, because we can totally picture it. In Captain Marvel, Mendelsohn plays two roles; the human character who is […]

‘The Outsider’: HBO’s Stephen King Adapt Taps Andrew Bernstein as Director, EP

As the “Stephen King-ification” of the world rolls along, HBO‘s series adaptation of the author’s bestselling supernatural novel The Outsider just boosted it’s directorial “street cred.” Andrew Bernstein (Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Umbrella Academy) is on board to direct several episodes (along with executive producer Jason Bateman) and serve as executive producer. With Ben Mendelsohn set […]


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Stephen King’s ‘The Outsider’ HBO Series Cast Announced

Stephen King‘s newest novel The Outsider is coming to HBO as a series. It will star Captain Marvel‘s Ben Mendelsohn starring and Jason Bateman executive producing. Bateman will also direct the first two episodes of the series. Joining the cast will be Cynthia Erivo, Bill Camp, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Julianne Nicholson, Yul Vázquez, Jeremy Bobb and Marc Menchaca. Hettienne Park and Michael Esper will have recurring roles. […]

‘Captain Marvel’ Empire Magazine Cover, Starforce, and the Skrulls

Empire Magazine revealed their March Captain Marvel issue subscriber’s cover last week, and today we get a glimpse of the newsstand cover. Included in the issue are two new images, one of Ben Mendelsohn as Skrull Commander Talos, and one of Jude Law as the still-unconfirmed-name Starforce leader (either MarVell or Yon Rogg or both). While we’ve had […]

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’s Director Krennic Gets a Hot Toys Release

Rogue One is the best of the current crop of Star Wars films, and a big part of that was the performance of Ben Mendelsohn as Director Krennic. Now, we can bring him home and into our collections thanks to Hot Toys. The 1/6th scale Krennic figure will come with numerous interchangeable hands, a fully […]

‘Captain Marvel’ Skrulls by Way of Snoop Dogg: Ben Mendelsohn Explains

Ben Mendeslohn is, as we say, a hoot. The Aussie really sinks his teeth into whatever role he’s playing- and we cannot WAIT to see what he does as a Skrull named Talos in the upcoming Marvel Studios’ film Captain Marvel. Even more so after Mendelsohn quoted Snoop Dogg to describe the Skrulls to various outlets during an […]

Marvel Studios Releases New ‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer

In the midst of tremendous anticipation, tonight during Monday Night Football on ESPN, Marvel Studios dropped the newest trailer for their 21st MCU film, Captain Marvel. This follows on the heels of the announcement that it would drop yesterday, when they also revealed a new poster for the film featuring a powered up Carol Danvers, which you […]

Did ‘Ready Player One’ Hype Translate to Box Office Success?

[Editor’s Note: This ‘Ready Player One’ piece comes to us from Bleeding Cool contributor Dana Han-Klein of The DHK who takes a look at the pre-theatrical release hype at WonderCon and how it showed at the weekend box office results.] Well the world has now seen Steven Spielberg’s interpretation of Ready Player One and the big question is did […]

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Brie Larson is “Absolutely Perfect” as Captain Marvel, Says Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn is having a pretty great run of roles; appearing in the Oscar-winning film Darkest Hour, to a little galactic franchise called Star Wars, a feature film based on a bestselling book directed by Steven Spielberg, and an upcoming installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Aussie played coy when asked about his role in Captain Marvel, namely whether […]

[#WonderCon] That Time George Lucas Visited the Ready Player One Set

WonderCon in Anaheim has steadily increased its major studio presence over the past few years, and in 2018 that meant Warner Bros. Specifically, at least from looking at how packed the area was during the presentation, Ready Player One. The film screened back at South by Southwest (SXSW) and was pretty much the main movie discussed […]


First Reactions for ‘Ready Player One’ Are in From #SXSW

Yeah so I personally am more than a little excited for Ready Player One, as you may have gathered from the numerous pieces I’ve done covering the ramp up to tonight’s premiere at South By Southwest (SXSW), and world opening on March 29th. It made sense for Warner Bros to premiere the film there, given author Ernie […]

Ready Player One LIVE at #SXSW Powered by Twitch And IMDB

Live from Bevos Hall at South By Southwest (SXSW), Ready Player One LIVE at SXSW presented by Twitch and IMDB, featuring interviews with the cast, creators, and more happening before the WORLD PREMIERE of RP1. Aisha Tyler introduced Alex Corea, the host for the event from the stage in the Ready Player One experience. Corea has been chatting with […]

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Watch: Golden Globe Winner Gary Oldman in ‘Darkest Hour’ Behind the Scenes

On Sunday, celebrated actor Gary Oldman FINALLY received a Golden Globe award. The accolaid-in-statue-form came for his stellar performance in Joe Wright‘s film, Darkest Hour. "Words and actions can change the world." #GoldenGlobes #GaryOldman #DarkestHour pic.twitter.com/ckEYCHgktW — Darkest Hour (@DarkestHour) January 8, 2018 Following a period of time from the beginning of Winston Churchill‘s appointment as Prime Minister to […]

New Ready Player One Trailer Is a Basket of Easter Eggs for Fans

This morning fans of Ready Player One were treated to a brand-new trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation by Steven Spielberg of Ernest Cline‘s novel for Warner Bros. The trailer is brilliant, calming some of my more troubling fears that the changes from book-to-screen were going to be too much, take too much away from the magic […]