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News: Thor: The Dark World Closing In On Its Villain

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 4, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger


We reported a few months back that Mads Mikkelsen, best known for playing Le Chiffre in Casino Royale, was being lined up to play the villain in Thor 2, now officially known as Thor: The Dark World. Mads had to drop out after committing himself to the Hannibal TV series. Thor isn’t the only superhero franchise to be affected by Hannibal either – David Slade had to drop out of making the new Daredevil feature for Fox Studios after agreeing to direct the pilot. So, who are Marvel Studios lining up to play the new big bad opposite Chris Hemsworth? Continue reading

News: Star Trek 2 Casts Benedict Cumberpatch As Its Villain

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , on January 8, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

You’ll remember a few weeks ago the excitement over Benicio Del Toro being approached to play the big bad in J.J. Abrams Star Trek sequel. Well, yeah, that fell through, which was a huge shame because I believe him to be one the finest actors working in Hollywood today. Well, that disappointment has been well and truly put aside with the news that Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberpatch has signed on in his place. Continue reading