The new General Zod discusses his casting in Man of Steel. Green Lantern has almost found its Kilowog, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has its villain, The Dark Knight Rises casts three supporting roles, and what secrets does Thor's ending hold?
Plus Bradley Cooper could be starring in the new Crow movie, and we get our first look at Josh Brolin in Men In Black III. Spoilers from here on out!
Top image from Doctor Who.
Avatar 2 and 3
James Cameron is reportedly opening up a new base of operations at the MBS Media Campus in Manhattan Beach. Early rumors report that he will rent up to a sixth of the lot's total 580,000 feet of soundstages and office space. MBS was most recently used for the Asgard sequences in Thor. [The Hollywood Reporter]
Man of Steel
Newly announced General Zod portrayer Michael Shannon candidly discussed how he got the part. He says Zack Snyder wouldn't show him the script, but he gave him a scene-by-scene description of the movie and then had him test with Superman actor Henry Cavill. Here's the complete video, which is well worth checking out. [ComingSoon.net]
It's still not official, but Michael Clarke Duncan is reportedly now in negotiations to voice the Green Lantern drill sergeant Kilowog. [Reuters]
The Dark Knight Rises
Three actors are reportedly in line for some minor roles. The most familiar name is probably that of Burn Gorman, who played Torchwood's occasionally lovable asshole Owen Harper in the first two seasons. No word on who he would play, but "Rescue Me" costar Daniel Sunjata is reportedly in talks to play a special forces operative, while Diego Klattenhoff has reportedly been offered the part of a rookie cop. [Variety]
A tipster sent us an email with this info about the movie:
The post-credits scene makes it pretty clear that Loki WILL appear in The Avengers. I think it's worth looking out for Stellan Skarsgaard on the cast list...!
We can't back this up without having seen the movie, of course, but make of that what you will. [Thanks, T!]
Here's a bunch of promo photos. [SpoilerTV]
The Dark Tower
Mark Verheiden has now reportedly teamed up with his A Beautiful Mind and The Da Vinci Code co-writer Akiva Goldsman to write the movie trilogy and its tie-in mini-series. [Deadline]
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Rufus Sewell will reportedly play Adam, the evil leader of the vampires that Lincoln spends his life fighting. [Variety]
Men in Black 3
Here are some new set photos showing off stars Will Smith and Josh Brolin filming the 1960s segments of this time-travel movie. [ComingSoon.net]
Tron Legacy director Joseph Kosinski's scifi action movie is reportedly close to finding a new home after Disney let it go. Universal is reportedly close to picking up the project, and Tom Cruise is reportedly attached as the lead. [The Hollywood Reporter]
Here's a new trailer for Paul Bettany's post-apocalyptic vampire movie.
Bradley Cooper is reportedly in early talks to play the title character in the non-reboot of the 1994 Brandon Lee movie. It was just announced that 28 Weeks Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo has come on board to direct, but it's unknown what if any script the project currently has. [Deadline]