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He’s been teasing it for months, but now Dwayne Johnson has finally revealed that his mystery DC role is none other than that of Black Adam, with The Rock set to portray the villain in Warner Bros.’ Shazam movie. Johnson broke the news on Twitter, after which it was revealed that the movie is being penned by Darren Lemke (Jack the Giant Slayer) and will be produced by Warner subsidiary New Line, with president Toby Emmerich suggesting that it may be separate from the planned DC Cinematic Universe: “It feels to me like Shazam will have a tone unto itself, »
- Gary Collinson
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including The Killing, The Big Bang Theory, Pretty Little Liars and Defiance!
1 | How do you think Amanda Walsh — who played the female lead in the original, unaired Big Bang Theory pilot — feels about this week’s $90 million news?
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2 | Why, again, didn’t The Strain’s Dr. Goodweather escalate the epidemic emergency with his bosses upon seeing what Captain Redfern was capable of… »
“I have a long-standing relationship with Marvel,” states Thomas Robinson Harper who was the stunt coordinator for Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). “I did the first Iron Man  and Iron Man 2 , as well as re-shoots on Thor . I was asked by Louis D’Esposito [Avengers: Age of Ultron] to come in and meet with the Russo brothers [You, Me and Dupree]; we hit it off and the rest is history.” The previous experience with the world of Tony Stark came in handy when having to deal with the adventures of Steve Rogers. “Working on the first two Iron Man projects gave me an idea on what Marvel likes to see as far as action; I stepped it up from there.” Harper made “videovis” for every action scene which was presented to Anthony and Joe Russo. “They would give me »
- Trevor Hogg
3 items from 2014
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