Jackie Earle Haley tells io9 he researched serial killers to add psychological realism to Freddy Krueger... before he realized that was a mistake. We also learned how that iconic claw-in-the-bathtub scene almost went wrong and threatened Rooney Mara's "lady bits."
Could this be our first glimpse of the mysterious dream machine from Christopher Nolan's trippy Inception? This was on a T-shirt that some attendees at Wondercon's Warner Bros. panel received, and there's a mysterious bar code on the back. [UGO]
Chuck started out as a show about a hapless nerd who gets the sum total of spy knowledge uploaded into his brain, but it's grown into a superspy action-drama-romance. We saw tomorrow's pivotal episode and talked to the creative team.
We saw the first hour of Matt Smith's reign as the Doctor, the time-traveling hero of Britain's iconic Doctor Who. The story was only so-so, but Smith's bravura performance completely erased our reservations. We can barely remember the Tennant era.
Nicolas Cage came to Wondercon and told us how a chance encounter with Miles Davis transformed his acting style into jazz. And he explained how The Sorcerer's Apprentice was his idea.