James Mangold discusses the stripped-down approach to making Logan. A new trailer for Passengers reveals even more footage from the film. Sleepy Hollow gets a strange new recurring star. Plus, new images from Arrow. Happy Spoilsgiving!
Empire has a new photo of a very bloody Logan carrying Laura, alongside brief commentary from director James Mangold on the film’s aesthetic:
The goal was to make something human. We made an effort to scale back on the gloss and green screen.
Nothing is true and everything is Michael Fassbender in a new poster for the film. [ScreenRant]
Lots of things go horribly wrong on the Homestead II in a brief new trailer for the film.
Star Trek: Discovery
Deadline has a followup to earlier reporting from Coming Soon about Michelle Yeoh’s presence in the cast. They further confirm the actress’ involvement with the series, but also add that she is actually not a member of the Discovery’s crew.
Instead, Yeoh plays Han Bo, Captain of the (presumably Federation) starship Shenzhou—a vessel that apparently plays a prominent role in the first season of the show.
Tim DeKay will guest star in two episodes as as Dr. Jacob Carlisle, “a brilliant neuroscience professor whose encounter with Lucifer will have deadly ramifications on someone the Devil cares about.” [TV Line]
Robbie Kay is set to recur in the series as Logan MacDonald, bizarrely described as “a handsome Internet star loved by tween girls around the world — including Molly Thomas (Oona Jaffe), the daughter of new series regular Diana Thomas (Janina Gavankar).” [Deadline]
Finally, new images from the show’s first post-crossover episode, “What We Leave Behind”. More at the link. [Comicbook.com]
Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson. Banner art by Jim Cooke. Happy Thanksgiving to our U.S. readers—and a happy Thursday to everyone else!