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David Dastmalchian Reuniting With Christopher Nolan for ‘Oppenheimer’ (Exclusive)

Fifteen years after getting his big break in The Dark Knight, David Dastmalchian is reteaming with filmmaker Christopher Nolan. The actor is the latest to join the sprawling cast of Oppenheimer, Nolan’s upcoming historical film centering on J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the fathers of the A-bomb. Reuniting with Nolan marks a special moment for Dastmalchian, who is […]

David Dastmalchian Comic ‘Count Crowley’ Sets 2022 Return

Jerri Bartman, the comic book character created by actor David Dastmalchian, is returning to stores in the spring — and with a new title. Count Crowley: Amateur Midnight Monster Hunter arrives March 23, 2022 from Dark Horse Comics. The 1980s-set series centers on Jerri Bartman, a once-rising TV journalist who moves back to her hometown […]

David Dastmalchian Joins Keira Knightley in ‘Boston Strangler’ (Exclusive)

David Dastmalchian is going from the world of sci-fi and comics to 1960s Boston. The Dune and The Suicide Squad actor is joining the cast of 20th Century Studios’ Boston Strangler, which already includes Keira Knightley, Carrie Coon, Alessandro Nivola and Chris Cooper. The film, from writer-director Matt Ruskin, is based on the infamous Boston […]

‘Dune’ Actor David Dastmalchian Reflects on His Life-Changing Year

David Dastmalchian is closing out the biggest year of his career, one that has been both fulfilling, challenging and, at times, heartbreaking. In August, Dastmalchian rose to a new level of prominence thanks to his breakout performance as The Polka-Dot Man in The Suicide Squad, and now less than three months later, he is back […]

The Emotional Message ‘The Suicide Squad’ Star David Dastmalchian Sent James Gunn After Reading Script

“I’m a superhero!” Those words had loomed over David Dastmalchian for months. The actor was on the Panama set of The Suicide Squad preparing for the biggest scene in his biggest role to date. It’s the moment his character, Polka-Dot Man, finds his purpose after a lifetime of abuse, disappointment and loneliness. It’s the moment […]

‘The Suicide Squad’ Star David Dastmalchian’s ‘Count Crowley’ Returning for Vol. 2

Two years ago, David Dastmalchian was working hard to deliver the biggest performance of his career in The Suicide Squad.  Despite the demands of playing the Polka-Dot Man in filmmaker James Gunn’s DC film, Dastmalchian couldn’t help but make time for his Dark Horse comic book, Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Hunter. Now with just one […]

David Dastmalchian, Liam Cunningham Join Amblin Horror Thriller ‘Last Voyage of the Demeter’ (Exclusive)

Amblin Partners’ Last Voyage of the Demeter is setting sail. David Dastmalchian, one of the stars of the upcoming tentpole The Suicide Squad, Game of Thrones’ Liam Cunningham, Aisling Franciosi, and creature feature actor Javier Botet have joined Corey Hawkins in the horror project that is being directed by Scary Stories to Tell in the […]

David Dastmalchian on Dreaming Up Comic ‘Count Crowley’ on Movie Sets

The 'Ant-Man' actor would scribble ideas down for his new Dark Horse series during downtime on set.

David Dastmalchian to Write Comic ‘Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Monster Hunter’ (Exclusive)

'Ant-Man' actor David Dastmalchian is teaming with artist Lukas Ketner for the 1980s-set Dark Horse series.

David Dastmalchian on ‘Dune,’ ‘Dark Knight’ and ‘All Creatures Here Below’

David Dastmalchian, known for working with directors such as Christopher Nolan and Denis Villeneuve, is unveiling an intimate indie later this month.

James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Casts ‘Ant-Man’ Actor David Dastmalchian (Exclusive)

'Ant-Man' actor David Dastmalchian is headed over to the DC universe for a role in James Gunn's 'The Suicide Squad.'

Marvel Stardom Helps Fuel Indie Boom for Supporting Actors

'Avengers 4' star Karen Gillan worked for years to get her indie off the ground, and finally found funding after her Marvel Studios success.