While much of the prelaunch focus of Fox’s Gotham was on Benjamin McKenzie’s Jim Gordon, it quickly became clear to viewers that another character was becoming one of the season's most entertaining characters: Oswald Cobblepot, as played by Robin Lord Taylor.
When the first full Avengers: Age of Ultron poster was released earlier this week, you might have felt a sense of deja vu: Our heroes standing around, looking off-camera while striking fighting poses with the exception of Captain America, who’s just kind of … standing there? It’s pretty much the poster for the first Avengers movie, except with added flying robots in the background.
The Square Root of Summer, the debut YA novel from journalist Harriet Reuter Hapgood, has been acquired by Macmillan imprint Roaring Press Books in a two-book deal. U.K. rights were snapped up by Macmillan Children’s books.
Eight publishers bid on the hot project. The exact terms of the deals were not disclosed, but the U.S. and U.K. advances were both said to be in the low- to mid-six-figure range.
Fan movie website Latino-Review has been acquired by former Chrysler CEO Robert Nardelli.
Latino-Review founder and editor-in-chief Kellvin Chavez tells The Hollywood Reporter that the company will continue to run independently but will become part of Taggart Media Group, a web design and marketing firm run by Nardelli's sons Michael and Tim Nardelli. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Following The Flash's lead, CBS' Supergirl is enlisting former Superman and Supergirl.
Dean Cain, who played Clark Kent/Superman on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Helen Slater, who starred as Kara/Supergirl in 1984 film Supergirl, have joined the cast of the network's DC Comics take starring Melissa Benoist, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
If the death of Leonard Nimoy has you in the mood to revisit some Star Trek, here are some of the best Spock episodes of the original run, showcasing a young Nimoy in action (quite literally, in a couple of cases).
The Star Wars movies are getting a Lego retelling just in time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Disney XD has picked up Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales, an animated take on the six Star Wars movies. The limited series consists of five 22-minute episodes that will air later this year. Force Awakens opens galaxywide Dec. 18.
But this is not an ordinary Star Wars in 22 minutes. The conceit is that the movies are being retold through the eyes of robots C-3PO and R2-D2 in a brand new story.