Thor: Ragnarok

Director Taika Waititi revealed to MTV that roughly 80% of the film’s dialogue was improvised.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars News Net has excellent pictures of the First Order Praetorian Guard action figure and its packaging, giving us a good look at how they’ll appear in the film.



The CW announced Michael Emerson has been cast in an undisclosed role. [TV Guide]

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The Flash

The 100's Neil Sandilands has been cast as Clifford “The Thinker” Devoe, Dominion’s Kim Engelbrecht will play his right hand, The Mechanic, and Machete’s Danny Trejo will guest-star as Gypsy’s interdimensional dad. [TV Line]



Wonderful news: Calista Flockhart’s Cat Grant will be a recurring character throughout season three, according to EW.


Black Lightning

James Remar has been cast as tailor-turned-hitman Peter Gambi, while Damon Gupton will play Inspector Henderson—a character who debuted on The Adventures of Superman radio series. [Spoiler TV]


Meanwhile, here’s a nifty featurette that links the show into the wider world and legacy of the CW’s DC output.

The Expanse

Lost’s Elizabeth Mitchell has joined the series as a character, currently unnamed, who brings “a new, spiritual perspective to the series.” [TV Line]


Wynonna Earp

Good news! Syfy has renewed the series for a third season. [TV Line]

Doctor Who

In the wake of Jodie Whittaker being cast as the Thirteenth Doctor, Michelle Gomez seems to regret her decision not to return as Missy.

Thumbs up for Jodie. She’s a very good actress — and I am going to crush her. But I can’t now because I’ve left, obviously.


Deadline reports that Crystal Reed (Teen Wolf) has joined the cast as Sofia Falcone.



Robert Knepper has been promoted to series regular, according to TV Line.

TV Line also had a sit down with the cast, where it’s revealed Liv shall eat the brains of a romantic comedy fan, a hockey goon, and a boozy dowager in the next season.

Once Upon a Time

Entertainment Weekly reports Emilie de Ravin’s Belle will return “for at least one episode” of season seven.


The Orville

Charlize Theron will guest star in Seth MacFarlane’s scifi comedy in an undisclosed role, according to TV Guide.


Future Man

Here’s a goofy teaser for the Last Starfighter-esque series, featuring co-creator Seth Rogen and lead star Josh Hutcherson explaining the premise.

The Originals

We also have the trailer for The Originals’ fifth and final season.


The cast spoke to TV Line about the new season, with an emphasis on the Jamie-Claire reunion.


TV Line also had a sit down with the cast of Ghosted, in which Craig Robinson discusses the possibility of securing Meryl Streep for an episode—“We know each other from Hot Tub Time Machine 2"—and the pipe dream of someday crossing over with The X-Files.

Rick & Morty

Finally, here’s a behind-the-scenes featurette on the upcoming season’s Mad Max: Fury Road-inspired episode, “Rickmaning the Stone.”

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