Oh my god. The Power Rangers reboot has officially announced that the show’s classic, scenery-chewing villainess Rita Repulsa will be played by Elizabeth Banks. This is either going to be ridiculous, or a chance to see Banks go absolutely full on bonkers.
Looks like those recent rumors about Universal looking to gender-swap some of the stars of their Universal Monsters reboots might have been true! New reports suggest that rising Kingsman: The Secret Service star Sofia Boutella has signed on to terrorize the world as the iconic monster.
When the trailer for Gods of Egypt came out earlier this month, everyone noticed a couple of things: it’s cast was predominantly Caucasian, which is weird, considering where and when it was set. Now, the studio and director have admitted that they could have done better there.
Fans can’t read the scripts for big, anticipated movies beforehand so sometimes we rely on other means to pre-judge their quality. For example, if a good actor comes on board, it’s usually a good sign. By that rationale, Wonder Woman just got a great sign as Nicole Kidman has joined the film.
Yes, you read that right — one of Westeros' most beloved stars is going far beyond Game of Thrones and into time and space. Arya Stark's in the TARDIS!
Good news, fans of fabulous X-Men characters: X-Men: Apocalypse's mutant roster just got a little more sparkly, with the addition of Lana Condor as the young Jubilation Lee!
No live-action stage spectacle covering the first story arc of the Naruto manga series would be complete without the brave boys and girls of Team Kurenai and Team Asuma. Now where's Akamaru?
Bad news: We don't get to see Tatiana Maslany star in a standalone Star Wars film. Good news: Felicity Jones, who was pretty darn impressive as Jane Hawking in The Theory of Everything, won the role that Rooney Mara and Maslany were competing for.
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany is testing for the female lead in the Gareth Edwards Star Wars spinoff. Come on, Lucasfilm, this one's easy.
One of the most striking characteristics about The Walking Dead this season is its abundance of actors of color. Earlier on in the series, this wasn't the case. Token black characters were the norm, and diversity was lacking.
Along with the announcement that the first ever Good Omens adaptation would be a December radio play came this photo of the cast. Who do you recognize?
Sometimes, a casting announcement will make our eyes roll, but it's a real treat when an actor we couldn't see in a particular part blows us away with a stellar performance. Which actor surprised you the most in a role you didn't think they could pull off?
This is a no-brainer: Neil Patrick Harris wants to be in American Horror Story Freakshow and Ryan Murphy has a part for him. Why hasn't this been made official yet?
Guardians of the Galaxy doesn't come out until next month, but we're already pretty sure that Chris Pratt is our new space-opera hotness. And if things had turned out differently, he could have starred in Star Trek. Or Avatar.
Stunt casting is a long tradition in science fiction and fantasy, but it's only gotten more common lately. Films and TV shows will cast a famous actor — or someone who used to be in a Joss Whedon show — to spark interest. Sometimes, it's just unnecessary. But here are a bunch of cases where it was the perfect casting.
Every year, Game of Thrones introduces a few new characters to its massive cast. This year, it's Prince Oberyn, the Magnar of Thenn, and a couple others. But which book character absolutely must be introduced in season five, for the whole thing to work? And who do you want to play him or her?
Lupita Nyong'o and Scarlett Johansson are reportedly "in talks" to join the cast of a new version of The Jungle Book.
The Lobster, the dystopian romance movie where single people risk being turned into wild animals, just got a lot more interesting. John C. Reilly joined the cast of this English-language film from Oscar-winning Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos.