Actress Amber Midthunder (Banshee, Longmire), has been cast in the upcoming X-Men television show: Legion. Legion will air on FX and Midthunder will play Kerry: “a woman of action with a childlike sense of wonder. A true savant, Kerry has lived a sheltered, but never dull life.” Midthunder joins Dan Stevens and Aubrey Plaza already announced as cast members of the show. As the name suggests, showrunner Noah Hawley (Fargo), will be telling the story of Professor Charles Xavier’s son. Have you got theories on Amber Midthunder as Kerry? Share them with us in the comments! Via Deadline.
The CW has confirmed that since dropping their trailer for Zoom is Coming that Allison Paige (Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Days of Our Lives), will be playing Trajectory – a female speedster! “Having arrived in town intent on creating maximum chaos, Trajectory’s antics are misinterpreted as having been perpetrated by the Flash himself. Barry thus must quickly uncover the mystery of who is the girl under the mask — as well as what is driving her mad desire for speed and destruction.” What do we think about Trajectory joining The Flash? Are you as excited as we are to have a lady speedster? Share your
Deadline broke the news today that the CW has cast their Betty Cooper and Jughead Jones for the Riverdalepilot episode. Lili Reinhart (Surviving Jack), will play Betty Cooper: Joining her is Cole Sprouse (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody), will play Jughead Jones: Set in present time, Riverdale, from producer Greg Berlanti, is a subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surrealism of small-town life — the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome façade. Reinhart’s Betty Cooper is sweet, studious, eager-to-please and wholesome with a huge crush on her longtime best friend, Archie. Tired of being the
Acto Daniel Zovatto (It Follows, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), has been cast in season 2 of AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead. While details about who Zovatto might be playing or how his character will affect the pre-existing world of Fear the Walking Dead have yet to be revealed, but the show has begun filming it’s second season in Mexico. Are you excited to see Zovatto join Fear the Walking Dead? What are your hopes for the second season? Let us know all your thoughts below! Fear the Walking Dead will return to AMC on April 10, 2016.
TVLine broke the story Firefly and Stargate: Atlantis actress Jewel Staite will be joining the cast of the CW‘s latest DC Comics television show Legends of Tomorrow. Staite is reported to be playing the role of Rachel Turner a “tech genius/roboticist” who seems inspired by the runaway popularity of Arrow character Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), in the same way that Caitlin Snow (Danielle Panabaker), is for Flash. Rachel Turner also comes from a “long line of inventors”, providing undoubtedly fertile ground back into the DCU to be mined. She is scheduled to make her first appearance in Legend of Tomorrow‘s tenth episode. “Rachel believes that her creations can make
In an interview with Collider actor Ryan Gosling confirmed that he would be joining the cast of the upcoming Blade Runner sequel. Production is slated to begin next year with no release date yet set, likely the cause for why Gosling couldn’t say more beyond joking: “Yes. That’s true. There’s a chip in me that will explode if I say anything else.” Ryan Gosling is one of the first new cast members attached to Blade Runner 2 with more announcements likely to arrive in the coming months. What do you think about this casting announcement?
The CW announced at the Television Critics Association press tour presentation on Tuesday that Matt Ryan will reprise his role as John Constantine (from the recently cancelled NBC series), in the fourth season of the DC flagship show Arrow. CW President Mark Pedowitz announced that Constantine will appear in Arrow episode 4.5 titled Haunted – a title that feels stunningly appropriate for the character. Earlier today Arrow star Stephen Amell tweeted to Constantine star Matt Ryan welcoming him to the show. What are your thoughts on Matt Ryan coming to Arrow? Are you happy to see Constantine returning to
Current True Detective season 2 star Colin Farrell (In Bruges,Minority Report), has been cast in the Harry Potter spinoff movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the role of “Graves”, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is based on the name of a text book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series and the film is to focus on the book’s author – Newt Scamander played by Oscar Winner Eddie Remayne. Colin Farrell’s character Graves will encounter Scamander in a New York City adventure. What do you think of Colin Farrell joining the world of Harry Potter? Let us
Award Winning Actress and Singer Leslie Uggams announced via her official website that she has been cast in the upcoming Deadpool movie set for release from 20th Century Fox. Uggams will play the role of Blind Al an intelligence agent with ties to the Captain America universe, which immediately begs the question of how 20th Century Fox got the part away from Marvel Studios. In the comics, Blind Al eventually becomes a target of Deadpool’s.
Actor Owain Yeoman has been announced by CBS as the villain of their upcoming Supergirl series. He will be playing Vartox, an alien convict, keeping the cosmic themes of the series prevalent. This announcement rounds out what would appear to be most of the main cast of the upcoming Supergirl series. Are you interested in how Vartox as the villain will shape Supergirl? Thoughts on the casting announcements? Let us know below! Via io9.
In this Tweet actress Morena Baccarin confirms that she will be playing Vanessa Carlysle a.k.a. Copycat in the upcoming Deadpool movie. Copycat is a shapeshifter known for disguising herself as Domino in an early appearance. What do you think about this casting choice? Are you looking forward to seeing Morena in the Deadpool movie? Comment below!
Today via his Instagram, director Bryan Singer announced that actor Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), would play the young Kurt Wagner a.k.a. Nightcrawler in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse film. This social media announcement follows Singer’s casting announcement of Scott Summers, Jean Grey and Storm via Twitter earlier this year. Are you looking forward to seeing Nightcrawler join X-Men: Apocalypse? What do you think of this latest casting announcement? Tell us in the comments below.
Hot on the heels of CBS’ announcement that Glee alumna Melissa Benoist will take up the mantle of Supergirl in her titular series today it was announce that Mehcad Brooks (who is perhaps best known for playing Eggs on True Blood), will be playing reporter Jimmy Olsen. DC continues their trend of colour-blind casting with Brooks stepping into the role of Olsen and his age (Brooks is 34 years old), brings into questions which incarnation of Superman’s Best Friend audiences are going to be seeing in Supergirl? Are you excited by Mehad Brooks’ casting? Do you love Jimmy