Casting News: Mehcad Brooks Is Jimmy Olsen On Upcoming 'Supergirl' TV Series

The current Supergirl, Kara Zor-El. Variant co...
Supergirl, Kara Zor-El. Variant cover to Superman/Batman #13. Art by Michael Turner. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Earlier today (1-28-15), CBS announced the latest addition to the 'Supergirl' cast. The role of intrepid news photographer Jimmy Olsen will be played by Mehcad Brooks, who was recently seen in HBO's 'True Blood'.

According to CBS, 'Supergirl' stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El, who escaped Krypton amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin (Superman). But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

See more on this casting news via the link below.



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Read This If The Fantastic Four Trailer Confused You

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I just wanted to share a great article by Alex Abad-Santos (writing for Vox), which explains the first 'Fantastic Four' trailer.

Fox revealed the trailer on Tuesday (1-27-15), and it contained several scenes that might be confusing if you're not up to speed on the Marvel Comics lore. For the link to the Vox article, keep scrolling.

Also released - the first official poster for 'Fantastic Four', which you can check out below.

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20th Century Fox
Alex breaks down the trailer and gives some background on the source material. Check out the article at the link below, and let me know what you think.

The Fantastic Four trailer, explained for people who don’t read the comic books - Vox

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Feast Your Eyes On The First Fantastic Four Trailer

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Marvel Comics
Behold the first trailer for 'Fantastic Four'!

20th Century Fox posted this online 1-27-15.

'Fantastic Four' opens August 7, 2015 (USA) and stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell.

Whaddya think of this trailer???


Casting News: David Tennant Joins Marvel's AKA Jessica Jones As Villain

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David Tennant (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Good news for David Tennant fans! Earlier today we learned the fan fave actor will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel announced the former Doctor Who star will portray a villain in the upcoming +Netflix Original Series 'Marvel's AKA Jessica Jones'.

Tennant will play a character known only as Kilgrave, who (according to Marvel) is "...an enigmatic figure from Jessica's past" and his reappearance "will send shockwaves through the former superhero's world."

'Marvel's AKA Jessica Jones' stars Krysten Ritter - the premiere date is TBA.

Check out more on this story at the link below.


Andy Serkis Plays Marvel Comics Villain In 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' (Maybe)

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Here's the latest rumor about Marvel's upcoming superhero epic 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. It seems we might know who Andy Serkis will portray in the movie, and he's a character well-known to fans of the Black Panther comics lore.

See the full story via the Tweet below, courtesy of comicbook.com.