Marvel has released a new image of Ultron. It looks like the moment in the trailer where he says he has no strings on him. Ultron is of course the big bad in Avengers: Age of Ultron and will be played by the Blacklist’s James Spader. A few days earlier and this would have been my […]
Well, it’s not Hellboy versus Ultron… which would be very cool… but Ron Perlman has signed on to play the next major criminal on NBC’s The Blacklist when it returns on February 1st following the Super Bowl. The veteran actor will play Luther Braxton, a meticulous and calculating thief whose heists are planned out over […]
By Erik Grove Welcome back to an all-new, all-different edition of Erik’s Weekly Watch! First, I want to apologize for last week’s interruption. A demon virus burrowed into my lungs and brain, enfeebling my jaunty column-writing faculties and rendering me a miserable mess of coughing, sleeplessness and unfulfilled taco cravings. This plague, a formidable adversary […]
James Spader had a very busy year already. The actor wrapped up the first season of his hit series The Black List, hopped on a plane and flew over to film Avengers: Age of Ultron where he got to play the eight-foot tall titular robotic villain, then flew out to go to Comic-Con before heading […]
James Spader has quickly made his character Raymond “Red” Reddington one of the most charismatic and deadly on television. The show’s brutal twists and turns made The Blacklist the highest rated new series of last year and NBC has put up a trailer for the series premier that puts Red and Agent Elizabeth Keen (Megan […]
NBC’s sophomore drama The Blacklist will be coming back with a few guest stars already lined up for the new season that include Mary-Louise Parker, Lee Tergesen, Krysten Ritter and Peter Stormare (Berlin). Now we can add one more name to that list… Paul Rubens. According to EW: the actor best known for his persona […]
We get more insight into the new Avengers: Age of Ultron from EW and their mini-panel discussions with the cast. First up, Chris Hemsworth – Thor, Chris Evans – Captain America and James Spader – Ultron. Then we have Elizabeth Olsen – Scarlet Witch and Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Quicksilver.
Entertainment Weekly has the first look at the Avengers: Age of Ultron baddie and talks about how he comes to be. So lets start with the cover image. And now we’ll get to the more spoiler-y type stuff. Better do the spoiler warning though… Okay… you’ve been warned. From what is […]
Way back in August, Brendon told you that Saoirse Ronan had passed on the role of Wanda Maximoff, The Scarlet Witch, in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. And he told you that Joss Whedon and Marvel Studios had shifted their attention on to Elizabeth Olsen. He’s too shy to tell you himself, but he was […]
It was a day of competing comic book film franchises on Bleeding Cool, and as DC/WB prepares to ramp up for real, that’s probably the shape of things for awhile. Regarding Ultron, though I have to admit I had a small twinge of concern over some of the initial comments that have trickled out regarding […]
What if you casted a movie role and no one cared? That is almost the response from fans and industry folk alike. The news of James Spader being picked to play the Avengers 2 big baddy Ultron has been met with mild approval and some people preparing to defend a choice that is getting very […]
Marvel have found their Ultron.