Read a page from the Hunger Games: Mockingjay script. Check out photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an aging T-800 in Terminator: Genesis. Sleepy Hollow gets a new sheriff and a possible new love interest. Check out an Earth to Echo trailer. And a pop star joins the guest cast of Doctor Who. Spoilers now!
Top image: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
The Hunger Games website has a single script page available in a scrollable presentation and fansite Down With the Capitol has transcribed it:
Int. corridor outside Command – 013 – Moments later
Katniss walks quickly, and Boggs moves alongside her. Her fists are clenched. He notices her angry tears. On his normally implacable face, it's obvious he's not used to displays of emotion. He's certainly not used to anyone like Katniss.
Int. Coin's meeting room – Command – 013 – Moments later
Maybe you should have rescued the boy instead.
No, no – listen to me: there's no one else who can do this.
I don't see how she's going to be any use to us.
Make it personal for her. Remind her who the enemy is.
We explained all that -
There's explaining and there's showing. Let her see what the Capitol did to Twelve.
She can't handle that: she's not even capable of listening.
What other option do you have? People don't always show up how you want them to be, Madame President. But that anger – it's what we want. We need to unite the people out there who've done nothing but kill each other in the arena for seventy-five years. We can't do that without a lightning rod. The people will follow her. She's the face of this revolution. Let her see it, let her see her home.
It'll put some color back in those cheeks.
And here's an interview where Jennifer Lawrence talks about the massive scope of Mockingjay, and what it's like for Katniss to wake up in District 13, in a totally new environment. [Screen Slam]
If you're wondering how the current Arnold Schwarzenegger could be playing a T-800 in this film, he gave MTV an answer:
Terminator deals a lot with time travel, so there will be a younger T-800, and then what that model does later on when it gets reprogrammed, and who gets a hold of him. So it will be all kinds of interesting twists in the movie, but I feel so good.
... The way that the character is written, it's a machine underneath. It's this metal skeleton. But above that is human flesh. And the Terminator's flesh ages, just like any other human being's flesh. Maybe not as fast. But it definitely ages.
World War Z 2
Steven Knight (Dirty Pretty Things) has been hired to write the screenplay for the sequel. [Variety]
While there are rumors that James Gunn will take over directing Ant-Man from Edgar Wright, Gunn seemed to dismiss that story on Twitter. [Slashfilm]
Waking up to a bee swarm of complete bullshit rumors on all sides. Happy Thursday!
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) May 29, 2014
Earth to Echo
Here's a brand new trailer. [via Screenrant]
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Here's a very ape-focused TV spot:
Edge of Tomorrow
Here's some behind-the-scenes footage:
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Here's an Eva Green character poster, which the MPAA deemed to have too much "nudity" to approve. [Comic Book Resources]
Here's the poster for the Nicholas Cage-starring Rapture movie. [Coming Soon]
Will Smith has exited this movie about a near future in which some "Briliants" have psychic abilities — Smith would have played an FBI agent who uses his psychic powers to track terrorists, but now the film is scrambling to find a new lead before this summer's production start date. Julius Onah is still signed up to direct the script by David Koepp, based on the novel by Marcus Sakey. [The Wrap]
While Clark Gregg is pretty sure Coulson's not showing up in Avengers: Age of Ultron (with the caveat that "the only way I ever hear about stuff like that is I get a weird phone message with not the right number of numbers on it and somebody says, 'We need to talk to you.'), he would like to cross over into the Netflix TV series:
I'd be really disappointed if I don't get to show up in New York for Daredevil, or Iron Fist was a huge favorite of mine in comic books as a kid. I've had more than my share so I shouldn't be greedy but it would be a huge geekout moment for me if I got to meet Daniel Rand.
Singer Foxes will guest-star in an upcoming episode. She says it was all a coincidental meeting that made it happen:
I can't believe I'm actually going to be in an episode of Doctor Who! Especially as it all came about from a chance meeting. I was playing a gig and got chatting to the show's production team who'd been watching my performance. I was telling them how much I loved Doctor Who and next thing they invited me to be on it. I couldn't think of a better place to make my acting debut than on one of the UK's most iconic shows.
As for what she'll be doing on the show, all Steven Moffat would say is: "Let's just say, the Doctor is finally catching up on his phone calls." [Daily Star]
Sakinaa Jaffey (House of Cards) will be recurring as Sleepy Hollow's new sheriff, Leena Reyes. Reyes is described as being "smart, forceful, highly trained and commanding" but also far more antagonistic to Abbie and Ichabod than Frank Irving was.
Also joining the cast is Matt Barr (One Tree Hill), who will play bounty hunter Nick Hawley. Hawley shows up to help the team on a case and is "a loner whose education is masked by a rough-and-tumble demeanor." Could Hawley be the love interest for Abbie that the creators have hinted is coming this season? [Bustle]
The Walking Dead
Here's a set photo that seems to confirm the rumors that Seth Gilliam is playing Father Gabriel. [SpoilerTV]
Here are the synopses for the first two episodes of the final season:
Episode #71: "Jesus Gonna Be Here"
Debut: SUNDAY, JUNE 22 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: June 22 (10:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m., 1:00 a.m.), 23 (11:00 p.m.), 24 (11:00 p.m.), 25 (8:00 p.m., 12:45 a.m.) and 27 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: June 23 (9:00 p.m.), 26 (1:00 a.m.), 28 (9:00 p.m.) and 29 (8:00 p.m.), and July 10 (2:30 a.m.)
A band of rogue H-vamps crashes the vampire-human mixer at Bellefleur's, with shocking results. As Sookie (Anna Paquin) seeks refuge from accusations that she's somehow to blame for the chaos in Bon Temps, the "one vampire for every human" plan moves forward. In the face of a vigilante insurrection led by redneck Vince (Brett Rickaby), Bill (Stephen Moyer) receives aid from an unexpected source.
Written by Angela Robinson; directed by Stephen Moyer.
Episode #72: "I Found You"
Debut: SUNDAY, JUNE 29 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: June 29 (11:45 p.m., 2:30 a.m.) and 30 (11:15 p.m.), and July 1 (12:15 a.m.), 2 (8:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.) and 4 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: June 30 (9:00 p.m.) and June 3 (3:35 a.m.), 5 (9:00 p.m.), 6 (8:00 p.m.) and 10 (3:25 a.m.)
A trio of hostages taken in the Bellefleur's attack looks to a familiar face as a possible liberator from the H-vamps. Sookie and Jason (Ryan Kwanten) visit the neighboring town of Saint Alice, where a young woman's diary offers clues to the potential fate of Bon Temps. Spurned by Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis), a desperate Lettie Mae (Adina Porter) turns to Willa (Amelia Rose Blaire) to channel her family past. Vince whips his fellow vigilantes into a dangerous frenzy. Pam's (Kristin Bauer van Straten) search for her maker leads her to a very familiar place.
Written by Kate Barnow; directed by Howard Deutch.
Beauty and the Beast
Austin Basis, who plays J.T., gave a preview of the upcoming six episodes:
While dealing with what we're dealing with in Season 2, as a whole, the episodes are a throwback to the episodes of Season 1, where it's Vincent and Catherine against the world, and then J.T. and Tess, and Gabe, too, 'cause he's part of the Scooby Gang… it's a real old-school kind of coming together for a single cause — saving Vincent, getting him out of jail, and trying to find out who is responsible, and putting them to the test, making sure that they pay for what they've done.
He also said that he's been hearing that season 3 would have 13 episodes in it. [K Site TV]
Here are two previews for season 4:
Here's a promo for episode 3.10, "Revolutions Per Minute." [via SpoilerTV]
Here's a promo for episode 12, "We Are Grounders." [via SpoilerTV]
Witches of East End
Additional reporting by Charlie Jane Anders and Madeleien Monson-Rosen