Rian Johnson confirms a very special Star Wars: The Last Jedi cameo. The Little Mermaid’s live-action adaptation is close to finding its director. Sophie Turner has seemingly confirmed we’ll be waiting a while for Game of Thrones’ conclusion. Plus, new pictures from the Doctor Who Christmas special. Behold, Spoilers!
Deadline reports that It’s Jack Dylan Grazer has been cast as Freddy Freeman, formerly known as Captain Marvel Junior before Billy’s Marvel Comics-mandated name change. In current comics continuity, Freddy is now one of the foster siblings that can share Billy Batson’s Shazam powers.
Rian Johnson recently confirmed on Twitter that Carrie Fisher’s dog, Gary, makes a cameo in the film.
Collider discovered a banner for the upcoming Venom film at the Sony booth while attending the Brazil Comic-Con.
Deadline reports Mary Poppins Returns’ Rob Marshall is Disney’s top choice to direct the live-action Little Mermaid movie.
Paramount Pictures has scheduled Are You Afraid of the Dark? for an October 19, 2019 release date. [Coming Soon]
Meanwhile, Trolls 2 has been pushed back a few months to April 17th, 2020. [Coming Soon]
In an interview with Pop Culture, Jake Busey revealed the new Predator will finally reveal why the big game hunting aliens decided to come to Earth in this first place.
This one definitely falls in line with the original franchise in that it does focus on the technology that the Predators have. It focuses on what the goal of the Predators is, and what their modus operandi, and why they come to the planet, and that type of thing. It’s definitely in line with the original franchise.
Orcish music sounds a lot like grindcore in a new clip from the film’s official Twitter.
Alongside a set photo of Eddie Redmayne with Jude Law, Entertainment Weekly has a new image of Newt Scamander traipsing about in a sewer.
Game of Thrones comes out in 2019. Dark Phoenix is in November. Then I have a couple indie movies coming out. I’m a producer on my next movie [Girl Who Fell From the Sky]. So I’m really excited about the future.
The Tracking Board reports the CW is developing a murder mystery with “magic realism overtones” from Sleepy Hollow writer, Joey Falco.
Spoiler TV has the titles for episodes six through twelve of the new season.
5.06 - Fun and Games
5.07 - Together or Not At All
5.08 - The Last Day
5.09 - Best Laid Plans
5.10 - Past Life
5.11 - All The Comforts Of Home
5.12 (100th episode) - The Real Deal
The BBC has released several new images from this year’s Christmas special, “Twice Upon a Time.” See more at Doctor Who News.
Finally, the latest trailer for Black Mirror reveals all six episodes of season four will be posted to Netflix simultaneously December 29th.
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