“True Blood” Star Alexander Skarsgard To Be Kenneth Branagh’s Thor?

You may recognize Alexander Skarsgård as the 6’4″ Nordic vampire Eric Northman on True Blood, or perhaps as Sgt. “Iceman” Colbert from Generation Kill, or if you don’t have HBO, you may just know him as veteran actor Stellan Skarsgård’s son. Now, there’s talk that Kenneth Branagh is considering him to play the titular gleaming […]

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Opening Today: We Can Finally Watch the “Watchmen”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Watchmen/141393/928212558/Watchmen%3A-Trailer-2/embed 420 355] . After months of hype, months of legal uncertainty and decades of development hell, the film adaptation of Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons’ critically-worshipped and genre-redefining graphic novel Watchmen has finally arrived in theaters. A gritty deconstruction of the concept of the super-hero set in the dizzyingly paranoid Cold War era, […]

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Interview: “Watchmen” Director Zack Snyder Talks “Director’s Cut” and Studio Battles

Watchmen, as you’ve likely heard by now, is one of the most revered graphic novels ever created, and the task of translating such a fantastically dense 12-issue comic book series into a standard-sized feature film has been an extremely daunting one for decades now. The theatrical version of the film is about 2 hours, 40 […]

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Marvel Signs Samuel L. Jackson To Nine-Picture Deal

The reports of Samuel L. Jackson’s exit from the role of Nick Fury in Marvel Studios’ future projects has been greatly exaggerated. Either that, or Jackson’s bargaining ploy of publicly complaining about being lowballed has paid off. Marvel’s gone far in the opposite direction, signing Jackson to an amazing nine-picture deal to portray Nick Fury, […]

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