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DAREDEVIL: Cast of Super Villain’s Announced for Marvel’s New Netflix Show
As if Matt Murdock didn’t have enough to deal with already (blindness, the evil Kingpin, endless legal paperwork), he’ll also have to deal with a phalanx of new bad guys in Marvel and Netflix’s new 13-episode Daredevil.
LIMITLESS: Upcoming TV Adaptation Casts DEXTER’s Jennifer Carpenter as Female Lead
Dexter alumna Jennifer Carpenter is set as the female lead opposite Jake McDorman in CBS’ drama pilot Limitless, based on the 2011 feature starring Bradley Cooper.
THE GREAT WALL: Matt Damon & Willem Defoe Cast in What May Be the Largest US Film Shoot in China
Legendary Entertainment’s The Great Wall, the Zhang Yimou-helmed epic starring Matt Damon, could be a game-changer as a rare U.S.-China co-production and is now on track to begin shooting by the end of the month. Producers announced on Wednesday they have locked the cast for what will be the largest film ever shot in China for global distribution.
Jimmy Page Not a Fan of the MP3
Jimmy Page has been instrumental in bringing Led Zeppelin‘s classic catalog into the digital music era, but that doesn’t mean he’s accepted the limitations of the MP3.
‘It’s Not About Money, It’s About Credibility’: Nikki Sixx on Motley Crue’s Final Tour
In a brand new interview with For Bass Players Only, Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx was asked about the band’s ‘The Final Tour’, which kicked off last year and will end New Year’s Eve at the Staples Center in Los Angeles after one more round of North American gigs.
Soundgarden to Issue Rarities Box Set ‘Echo of Miles’ on Vinyl
Soundgarden will put out a vinyl edition of their 2014 box set, Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across the Path, on May 19th with unique art. The compilation collects more than a quarter century’s worth of hard-to-find songs, including several previously unreleased recordings.
Eric Clapton to Celebrate 70th Birthday with Madison Square Garden Gigs
Eric Clapton will celebrate his 70th birthday with a two-night blowout at Madison Square Garden in New York City, currently scheduled for May 1st and 2nd (dates are subject to change to May 3rd should they conflict with an NBA playoff game).
Report: Rob Gronkowski to Guest Star on FAMILY GUY Episode
Tom Brady has done it, so why shouldn’t Rob Gronkowski follow suit? In photos surfacing Wednesday on social media, the New England Patriots tight end is seen dropping by the offices of the long-running FOX animated series, “Family Guy.
Kate Upton Attends Nationals Game for Animal Adoption Event
Kate Upton and some very adorable canines made an appearance on Wednesday at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla., to support a cause of great personal meaning importance: Animal adoption.
Andy Samberg Announced as Host for 2015 Emmy’s
With his formidable live TV chops from his years on Saturday Night Live and with his Fox show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, already renewed for next fall, Andy Samberg was considered an odds-on favorite to host the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, which will air on Fox on Sept. 20. The Emmy winner (for co-writing the Dick in the Box viral SNL video) has now gotten the gig.
Robert Downey Jr. Delivers Real Robotic Iron Man Arm to Little Kid Who Needs One
The Iron Man and The Avengers star, who is reprising his role in the upcoming film The Avengers: Age of Ultron, recently became a real-life superhero for a little boy. Alex, 7, was born with a partially developed right arm. Downey recently met the child and presented him with a red and gold bionic arm, made to look just like Iron Man’s / Tony Stark’s.
Kanye West and Kim K Threatened by ‘Hacktavist’ Group Anonymous in Latest Message
‘Hacktivist’ group Anonymous can be a little inconsistent with its targets. Sometimes it goes after worthy targets, like ISIS and the KKK. Sometimes the group completely shits the bed in well-meaning but startlingly dangerous ways by doing things like releasing the wrong name of the officer who shot Mike Brown in Ferguson.
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