Supergirl casts a member of a cosmic DC race. Poe Dameron goes drifting in a new Last Jedi TV spot. You’re getting a little less Orville than expected this season. Plus, the first look at Rampage, more Happy! clips, and gruesome new Gotham footage. Behold, spoilers!
Jason Momoa confirms that part of Aquaman’s backstory is that he rescued Superman from drowning in Man of Steel during the latest episode of DC All Access.
In Man of Steel when Henry’s on the oil rig, he’s holding that up and then all of a sudden you see him up on the ocean, kind of floats up on the ocean. [Zack]’s like, I had [Aquaman] save him so that they’d get to cross paths at one point so when Bruce goes, ‘You ever heard of Superman?’, I have and we have crossed paths.
F. Murray Abraham has joined the cast as the film’s villain, Grimmel. According to DreamWorks’ Chris deFaria, “this character brings a captivating new story line to the culmination of our trilogy. There is a gentlemanly calm to this sinister role, one that dovetails beautifully with this iconic actor’s immense range and talents.” [Deadline]
Plan B has acquired the film rights to M.T. Anderson’s new novel, Landscape With Invisible Hand. The story, which concerns two teenagers broadcasting their relationship online, is told in a series of vignettes following the invasion of an alien race called the Vuvv.
Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming horror film shot entirely on an iPhone opens March 23rd, 2018. [Deadline]
USA Today has been given the honor of debuting the film’s first official images, which feature no giant animals or monsters, but do feature a distressed looking Dwayne Johnson among rubble.
Poe Dameron requests permission to jump in an X-Wing and blow something up in the latest
promotion for Fast 9: D’Qar Drift TV Spot.
Meanwhile, Luke gets the biggest head on the film’s IMAX poster, courtesy of Coming Soon.
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The Gifted’s Garret Dillahunt has joined the cast of season four in an undisclosed role.
Due to scheduling conflicts, The Orville’s first season has been reduced to twelve episodes instead of the completed thirteen. The extra episode will air next year as part of the show’s recently confirmed second season. [TV Guide]
Frank takes out some bikers in another new clip from the show.
Syfy has released another promo for their adaptation of Grant Morrison’s Happy!, featuring a cameo by Jerry Springer.
Finally, Professor Pyg hams it up in a three-and-a-half-minute “red band” (so bear in mind it can get NSFW) trailer for tomorrow’s Motel Hell-inspired episode, “Let Them Eat Pie”.
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