The new General Zod discusses his casting in Man of Steel. Green Lantern has almost found its Kilowog, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has its villain, The Dark Knight Rises casts three supporting roles, and what secrets does Thor's ending hold?
Plus Bradley Cooper could be starring in the new Crow movie, and we get our first look at Josh Brolin in Men In Black III. Spoilers from here on out!
Top image from Doctor Who.
Avatar 2 and 3
James Cameron is reportedly opening up a new base of operations at the MBS Media Campus in Manhattan Beach. Early rumors report that he will rent up to a sixth of the lot's total 580,000 feet of soundstages and office space. MBS was most recently used for the Asgard sequences in Thor. [The Hollywood Reporter]
Man of Steel
Newly announced General Zod portrayer Michael Shannon candidly discussed how he got the part. He says Zack Snyder wouldn't show him the script, but he gave him a scene-by-scene description of the movie and then had him test with Superman actor Henry Cavill. Here's the complete video, which is well worth checking out. [ComingSoon.net]
It's still not official, but Michael Clarke Duncan is reportedly now in negotiations to voice the Green Lantern drill sergeant Kilowog. [Reuters]
The Dark Knight Rises
Three actors are reportedly in line for some minor roles. The most familiar name is probably that of Burn Gorman, who played Torchwood's occasionally lovable asshole Owen Harper in the first two seasons. No word on who he would play, but "Rescue Me" costar Daniel Sunjata is reportedly in talks to play a special forces operative, while Diego Klattenhoff has reportedly been offered the part of a rookie cop. [Variety]
A tipster sent us an email with this info about the movie:
The post-credits scene makes it pretty clear that Loki WILL appear in The Avengers. I think it's worth looking out for Stellan Skarsgaard on the cast list...!
We can't back this up without having seen the movie, of course, but make of that what you will. [Thanks, T!]
Here's a bunch of promo photos. [SpoilerTV]
The Dark Tower
Mark Verheiden has now reportedly teamed up with his A Beautiful Mind and The Da Vinci Code co-writer Akiva Goldsman to write the movie trilogy and its tie-in mini-series. [Deadline]
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Rufus Sewell will reportedly play Adam, the evil leader of the vampires that Lincoln spends his life fighting. [Variety]
Men in Black 3
Here are some new set photos showing off stars Will Smith and Josh Brolin filming the 1960s segments of this time-travel movie. [ComingSoon.net]
Tron Legacy director Joseph Kosinski's scifi action movie is reportedly close to finding a new home after Disney let it go. Universal is reportedly close to picking up the project, and Tom Cruise is reportedly attached as the lead. [The Hollywood Reporter]
Here's a new trailer for Paul Bettany's post-apocalyptic vampire movie.
Bradley Cooper is reportedly in early talks to play the title character in the non-reboot of the 1994 Brandon Lee movie. It was just announced that 28 Weeks Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo has come on board to direct, but it's unknown what if any script the project currently has. [Deadline]
Here's all sixteen of the newly released images, now in high resolution. [Life, Doctor Who, and Combom]
In this clip from the wonderfully strange talk show Fern, Michael Sheen confirms he has a voice-over role in "The Doctor's Wife", but he doesn't offer any further hints. [Blogtor Who]
Here's a sneak peek at this week's episode, "Lysergic Acid Diethylamide." [Fringe Television]
A set report claims that one of the show's stages is being filled with dirt, while another is filled with dead animal carcasses, as though one of the creatures on the show is about to go on the hunt. [E! Online]
Here's a promo and a synopsis for the next episode, "Chuck vs. the Wedding Planner." [multipleverses.net]
IN ORDER TO CATCH A THIEF, CHUCK AND SARAH MUST ENLIST SARAH'S FATHER AND CON THE CIA - GARY COLE AND MEKENNA MELVIN GUEST STAR - When Chuck (Zachary Levi) and Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) get conned out of their wedding money, there is only one man they can turn to for help - Sarah's conman father, Jack Burton (guest star Gary Cole). Meanwhile, Morgan pressures Casey (Adam Baldwin) to face Alex's (guest star Mekenna Melvin) mother.
Here's a short description for episode 19, "Us or Them":
Sterling continues to investigate his primary suspect; Sophia manipulates a traitor in the White House; Michael and Leila attempt a risky rescue.
Star Jason Ritter offers this hint for the upcoming episode:
"This next episode we find out a lot about how [Hal] Holbrook's character Dempsey, what he's been doing and why he's been doing it. And why he's interested in my character."
In the episode "My Heart Will Go On", in which the Winchesters find themselves in a world where the Titanic didn't sink, Bobby's salvage business is now called B & E Scrap Yard - which is apparently quite significant. [EW]
Executive producer Kelly Souders wouldn't confirm or deny whether the show will end with a wedding, but she did offer this:
"We will certainly be seeing a lot of white, taffeta, some silk and some flower boutonnières and all that sort of stuff." Sounds like things are about to get fancy!
Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson and Charlie Jane Anders.