Elizabeth Russell

  • We're about to get the Transformers movie universe no one asked for

    I know I called you here on short notice, but there's something you're going to hear about soon, and I thought it would be best if you heard it from me: there's going to be more Transformers movies. Yup, Transformers is going straight Marvel and trying to turn itself into a connected universe…

    The Verge
  • Iron Man looks even badder in sleek black 'Stealth Mode' suit

    In advance of the release of the latest Avengers movie, Hot Toys has been putting out some fine hero replicas, including this stealth-suited Stark.

    CNET
  • Breaking: Ryan Reynolds in official Deadpool costume is as sexy as you hoped

    Ryan Reynolds has become a one-man PR machine for the upcoming Deadpool movie, and today has tweeted out the first look at the full costume.

    Polygon
  • 'Walking Dead's' Danai Gurira on Why Michonne Put Rick on "Time Out," "Scary" Finale

    The actress talks with THR about the rising drama at Alexandria.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 'Furious 7': A Surprise Ending

    The "Fast & Furious" movies are known for great cliffhanger endings, but the latest, "Furious 7," changes direction. Tyrese Gibson, who returns as Roman in the latest installment, revealed on Friday's Access Hollywood Live that end will bring on the tears instead of the shock. "You know what is…

    Access Hollywood
  • Burnbook: Who's to Blame When An App Shuts Down a School?

    When a social media app is named after the "burn book" in the teen cult movie Mean Girls, better brace yourself for a whole Pandora's box of trouble. After all, in the movie (which, by the way, stars Lindsey Lohan... no one's idea of a teen role model), girls record gossip and negative comments in…

    Huffington Post
  • 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Composer on the Origins of 'Peeno Noir'

    Jeff Richmond talks with THR about the amusing song's connection to '30 Rock.'

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Watch the stars of The Flash sing the theme song from Firefly

    Here, three castmembers from the CW's The Flash — namely Jesse L. Martin, Carlos Valdes, and Rick Cosnett — came together to sing The Ballad of Serenity in honor of Joss Whedon. What better way to say thank you than by singing an homage to one of Whedon's most beloved TV shows?

    The Verge
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    The Actor Who Turned Down the Role of Gandalf

    Christopher Plummer was on "Conan" Wednesday and talked about how he passed on playing the iconic role of Gandalf in the "Lord of the Rings" film franchise. Joked Plummer, "I don't know why I turned it down...I thought maybe three or four years in New Zealand, I didn't, I thought that there are…

    TV In No Time
  • Here’s Why ‘Mission Impossible’ Is Still Fresh

    Almost 2 decades in, 'Mission Impossible' is still going strong. But what is it that keeps it fresh every time a new movie hits theaters?

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Drea De Matteo’s Apartment Destroyed in New York City Building Collapse

    Actress Drea De Matteo saw her New York City apartment destroyed Thursday in a building collapse caused by an explosion and subsequent fire, according to ABC News. De Matteo’s home in the East Village was leveled by a seven-alarm fire that injured more than 20 people. The actress, known for her…

    Variety
  • ADL Slams Lena Dunham for "Dog or Jewish Boyfriend" 'New Yorker' Quiz

    The group called the humor piece's "stereotypes about cheap Jews offensive."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Fox Picks Up Simon Kinberg and Neill Blomkamp-Produced ‘The Leviathan’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Twentieth Century Fox has picked up sci-fi spec “The Leviathan” with Simon Kinberg on board to produce and Neill Blomkamp exec producing. It’s a natural fit, given Kinberg’s first-look deal with the studio and Blomkamp beginning to build a relationship with Fox after coming on to direct the next…

    Variety
  • Disney XD Orders Adventure Comedy Pilot ‘MTX!’

    Disney XD has given a pilot green light to MTX!, a live-action adventure comedy pilot starring up-and-comer  Nathaniel Potvin. Potvin is a home-grown talent — he has done guest shots on Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World and Jessie while the Disney casting executives have been looking to find a…

    Deadline
  • Film Review: ‘The Frontier’

    A woman on the run, a last-chance motel and a lonely stretch of desert highway set the stage in “The Frontier.”

    Variety
  • 'Furious 7' And A Case For 10 Best Picture Oscar Nominees

    Vin Diesel made headlines this week when he said, in apparent seriousness, that Furious 7 would win next year's Best Picture award at next year's Academy Awards. In the the Variety interview he states: “It will probably win best picture at the Oscars, unless the Oscars don't want to be relevant…

    Forbes
  • Kahlil Joseph's m.A.A.d. gives new visual life to Kendrick Lamar's breakout album

    Last Thursday, two new exhibitions opened at the main building of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, both part of what the museum is calling a "new era" in the wake of the tumultuous Jeffrey Deitch years. From the title, casual visitors may assume it's a companion installation, but what…

    The Verge