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Top Five Actors who could play Flash characters Top Five is a show where the hosts categorize, rank, compare, and stratify everything… from cars to gadgets to people and movies. From stuff that is hot, and things that are not nearly as interesting – it’s Top Five. There are a number of speedsters running around on the CW’s The Flash television show, but Matthew and Stephen think there could be a few more speedsters and offer up the actors who could play them.

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DisneyMovies

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that three more actors have joined the cast of Disney’s adaptation of John Carter of Mars. Samantha Morton will play Sola, the daughter of Tarks Tarkas (played by Willem Defoe), Dominic West has been cast a Sab Than, the prince of the Zodangans, while Polly Walker plays Sarkoja, a Thark baddie. The cast is certainly shaping up, and while I have faith in Andrew Stanton’s adaptation, the whole Disney name attached to it means a toned down story that is full of violence.  Still, the Edgar Rice Burroughs book, A Princess of Mars,  is full

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DCMovies

DC’s Captain Marvel has been turned over to Bill Birch and Geoff Johns to get the screenplay treatment for a future film.  This is a movie that has been passed around from writer to writer for seven years before Johns and Birch were tapped to co-write their take on the kid-turned-hero-when-magic-phrase-is-uttered story.  No planned release date of actors have been named for this attempt at the film. via THR

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20th Century Fox

For those who were very upset over the news that 20th Century Fox was booting the voice cast of Futurama off the show for money reasons, have released a statement that said the entire voice cast; John DiMaggio, Billy West, Katey Sagal, Maurice LaMarche and Tress MacNeille will return for the next season. “We are thrilled to have our incredible cast back,” creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen said in a statement. “The call has already gone out to the animators to put the mouths back on the characters.” Instead of the $75,000 per episode the actors were asking,

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Movies

Lloyd Levin, the producer behind Watchmen, has nabbed the rights to Terry Moore’s Echo comic book series. “Echo” tells the story of a photographer who is preoccupied with her personal problems until she gets doused by liquid metal from a military experiment gone awry. She discovers she can now harness the power of a nuclear bomb, and soon the military wants its walking weapon. With the rights now in hand, finding writers, directors, and actors can begin. via Variety (Thanks for the tip Gaumer)

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Even though Stephen Chow dropped out as the director of the Seth Rogen Green Hornet film, it looked like he was still going to be on board for Kato.  Then came word last week that the company was searching for a no-name to play the sidekick to the wealthy action hero. In an interview with Ain’t It Cool News, Rogen said We are reading many, many people from all over the globe, and it is a wild adventure. We’re just looking everywhere, honestly. We’re looking at people who are really famous overseas, and we’re looking at people who are completely

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Movies

Edgar Wright has been a busy director, posting more images from the set for everyone to enjoy.  From what I’ve seen, I’m liking the overall look of the film, and the actors picked to play the roles are starting to grow on me. via Edgar Wright

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Major SpoilersPoll

Television Icons square off in this installment of the Major Spoilers Poooooolllll of the Week!  Offered up by loyal Major Spoilerite Lifeisaglitch, this week we send into the ring two classic and beloved actors; Adam West, best known for his role as Batman in the 1960’s television series, and William Shatner, who has already been the target of our poll in the past (yeah, get your mind out of the gutter).  Two will enter, one will leave.  Who will it be? FIGHT!

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HumorVideo

I love actors that have come to the realization that they aren’t all high and mighty, and are more than willing to mock themselves for the sake of bringing a smile to my face. Batman Garage Sale with Adam West from Adam West

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Director Edgar Write has posted a second video from the Scott Pilgrim set, this time with actors. Blog Two – First Day of Principal Photography – Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World from Scott Pilgrim The Movie on Vimeo.

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. While fan films have been around for a while, Duality by Crew of Two happened to be one of the first Star Wars Fan Films that incorporated huge amounts of computer generated effects to tell the story.  All of the sets in this piece are

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. “World’s Finest” is an unique project. It’s a trailer for a Superman/Batman crossover movie that doesn’t exists and will also never exists, at least not in this form, with these characters, actors and plot line anyway.

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20th Century FoxDisneyMovies

Last month, Disney announced it wouldn’t continue the Narnia series, leaving audiences wondering what would happen the magical land.  20th Century Fox has negotiated and will partner with Walden film to bring Voyage of the Dawn Treader to theaters during the 2010 holiday season. From what the Hollywood Reporter is stating, the director and producer of the first films are returning, and at least one of the actors will reprise his role as well. via THR

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Olivia Wilde and Beau Garrett are the first actors to sign to star in the update/remake/reimagining of Walt Disney’s Tron 2.0 movie. The new movie is acting as a “next chapter.” Plot details are being guarded closely, but Wilde will play a worker in the virtual world who tries to help fight Master Control Program, the villainous intelligence protocol that was the nemesis in the original film. Garrett will play a siren in the virtual world. The main lead actor has not been cast, although it is surprising that Jeff Bridges isn’t involved in some way. via THR

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