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Rick Springfield Joins Cast of ‘Supernatural’ In Devilish New Role – Comic-Con

Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield has been cast as a minion of Lucifer for a multi-episode arc of Supernaturals season 12. The news was announced at the show’s Comic-Con panel in San Diego today. Exec producer Robert Singer described Springfield’s character as “a rock star who’s a little bit on the down side” and ready for a comeback. The former rocker — the character, not Springfield himself — becomes a “vessel” for Lucifer. Springfield, who broke through as an actor with American… Read


Sly Stallone Confirmed, Star Lord’s Parents’ Sex Life Discussed In Hilarious ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy 2’ Trailer – Comic-Con

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'Marvel Studios' Presentation panel, Comic-Con International, San Diego, USA - 23 Jul 2016

Shocking no one, rumors about Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 turned out to be true: Kurt Russell is playing Star Lord’s dad who turns out to be Ego, the Living Planet. Oh, and Sylvester Stallone is in the film too. In other words, Tango & Cash are reuniting in the Marvel Universe. The reveals came courtesy of a new trailer for Guardians 2 tonight near the end of Marvel’s Hall H panel capping off the Guardians Of The Galaxy portion of the event. You’ll be able to watch the… Read


Brie Larson (Finally) Confirmed As Captain Marvel – Comic-Con

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Near the end of Marvel’s supersized Hall H panel this evening at Comic-Con, the studio made official what the rest of the world has taken for granted as a fact since reports of her casting first emerged back in June: Brie Larson will be playing Carol Danvers — aka Captain Marvel — in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel’s Kevin Feige made the announcement, and Larson surprised the crowd by showing up onstage. He called her the newest member of the Marvel family but did… Read


‘Black Panther’ Officially Adds Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B Jordan & Dani Gurira To Cast – Comic-Con


Marvel’s presentation at Comic-Con’s Hall H kicked off today with director Ryan Coogler and star Chadwick Boseman coming onstage to promote Black Panther, the latest superhero to get the stand-alone treatment in the comic giant’s film universe. Along with them onstage came newly minted co-stars Lupita Nyong’o, who will play Nakia; Coogler’s Creed star Michael B Jordan, who will play the villain Killmonger; and The Walking Dead‘s Danai Gurira as Okoye. Nyong’o and Jordan ha… Read


‘Once Upon A Time’ Casts ‘Galavant’s Karen David As Princess Jasmine

Karen David

Princess Jasmine will be joining Aladdin and Jafar in Storybook. ABC has confirmed Galavant star Karen David will play the Arabian princess in the upcoming sixth season of drama series Once Upon A Time. She'll join newly announced Deniz Akdeniz as Aladdin and Oded Fehr as Jafar, along with previously cast Giles Matthey as Morpheus and Craig Horner as the Count of Monte Cristo for Season 6. The Disney character from the Middle Eastern kingdom of Agrabah first appeared in… Read


Noureen DeWulf Books Three Film Roles; Hannah Rose May Joins ‘The Recall’

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EXCLUSIVE: Anger Management alum Noureen DeWulf has booked a trio of indie film roles. She has joined When We First Met, which stars Adam Devine as Noah, who spends a perfect first night with the girl of his dreams (Alexandra Daddario) then spends the next three years wondering what went wrong — until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and change things. DeWulf will play Noah’s assistant, Margo. She also is set to play Teri Webster in writer-director… Read


‘Sleepy Hollow’: Janina Gavankar Cast As Ichabod Crane’s New Partner

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Janina Gavankar
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Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) has a new partner. True Blood alumna Janina Gavankar is set for a recurring role in Fox’s drama series Sleepy Hollow as Diana, a new character who will be introduced in Season 4. The new character helps fill the void left by the controversial departure of female lead Nicole Beharie who played Detective Abbie Mills and was killed off in a shocking twist at the end of Season 3. Gavankar’s Diana is described as a single mom and former military… Read


‘American Gods’ Reveals Kristin Chenoweth Cast As Easter – Comic-Con

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"We whipped by Easter, but we cast Easter for the show,” EP Bryan Fuller teased today at the American Gods panel at Comic-Con. That’s where he introduced Kristin Chenoweth, who has joined the upcoming Starz series based on Neil Gaiman's 2001 novel as the goddess Easter. "I'm exited to be reunited with my Bryan Fuller," said the Pushing Daisies alum. “This actually the first time I've met some of the cast," she told the crowd about the show. which is set to debut in 2017… Read


‘The Walking Dead’: Khary Patyon Joins As King Ezekiel

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Khary Payton, who already has plenty of comic cred voicing animated characters in DC’s LEGO movie franchise and the Transformers and Teen Titans Go! TV series, is stepping in front of the camera to play King Ezekiel in the upcoming Season 7 of AMC’s The Walking Dead. The news pretty much broke when Payton was part of the Season 7 trailer that just dropped during the show’s Hall H panel at Comic-Con. Ezekiel first appears in Issue 108 of the comic and is the tiger-owning… Read


Sia Saddles Up For ‘My Little Pony’ As Actress And Songstress — Comic-Con

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Sia just joined the cast of Hasbro and Lionsgate’s My Little Pony: The Movie and will also write two original songs to the film’s soundtrack. Best known for her iconic music videos and songwriting ability, her role as pony pop star Songbird Serenade will be one of Sia's first forays into acting. The announcement was made today in San Diego at Comic-Con. Sia will play an integral role in the film and joins other voice actors: Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black), Emily… Read


Tahar Rahim In Talks To Play Judas In ‘Mary Magdalene’

Tahar Rahim

EXCLUSIVE: Tahar Rahim is in talks to play Judas Iscariot in Garth Davis’ Mary Magdalene opposite Rooney Mara in the lead role and Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus Christ. As Deadline previously reported, Chiwetel Ejiofor is also in talks to play Peter, one of Jesus' 12 apostles and his lead disciple. The character of Judas is a plum one for Rahim, one of France’s most versatile leading men. Vilified as the man who betrayed Jesus, Judas is nevertheless one of the most complex… Read


‘Snowfall’: Emily Rios & Michael Hyatt Join John Singleton FX Pilot

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Breaking Bad alumna Emily Rios and Michael Hyatt (Ray Donovan) are the latest to sign on as series regulars in FX's Snowfall, John Singleton's 1980s cocaine-epidemic drama pilot. Co-created and executive produced by the Boyz N The Hood director Singleton and Erick Amadio, and directed by El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, the pilot has been undergoing a revamp. Rios will play Lucia, the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime family that imports and sells marijuana throughout… Read