Official: Benedict Cumberbatch = Doctor Strange & Ryan Reynolds = Deadpool

Benedict Cumberbatch = Doctor Strange & Ryan Reynolds = Deadpool

In casting news that isn't really news because this has been plastered all over the web for a while now, two Marvel characters have officially been cast. The first being Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, who despite being the most obvious choice hasn't been confirmed until now. Via A/V Club: Marvel has officially confirmed that famous British guy Benedict Cumberbatch—best known for appearing in every casting rumor ever—will be MORE

007: Daniel Craig returns as James Bond for ‘Spectre’

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So apparently, this morning there was a massive live-stream where the details of the next James Bond film were revealed. Not too surprisingly, Daniel Craig is returning for next movie, called Spectre. They also took the time to reveal the new Bond car, as well as the new M, the new Q, and various other letters of the alphabet. Deadline reports ... Director Sam Mendes along with superspy Daniel Craig and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G MORE

Jared Leto–The Joker? Margot Robbie–Harley Quinn?

Jared Leto and Margot Robbie

One of the benefits of dating a massive comic book geek (and also a Star Wars geek, a Star Trek geek, and a Disney geek. The list goes on, but you know, rule of threes.) is that the two of you get to enable each others' nerdiness. Case in point: We've both agreed that Harley Quinn is our favorite comic book character of all time, to the point where we named our dog after her. And now she's finally going to make it to the big screen in the MORE

Benedict Cumberbatch set to bring ‘Doctor Strange’ to life!

Benedict Cumberbatch

If there's one thing the web loves, other than cats, crowdfunding, naked pictures of famous celebrities, rightfully damning people who leak naked pictures of famous celebrities against their will, and bacon, it's Benedict Cumberbatch. People just go apesh!t over Benedict and his smooth British accent and his perfectly angular -- but not too angular -- bone structure. Anyway, he's been cast as Doctor Strange in the new Marvel movie of the same MORE

Neil Patrick Harris is getting his own NBC variety show

Neil Patrick Harris

As was mentioned yesterday in our fall TV post, NBC has climbed up the rankings and is now fighting it out with ABC for the #2 spot among the major networks. And according to Vulture, they might be setting themselves up for the edge now by giving Neil Patrick Harris, the most Entertainer-with-a-capital-E entertainer currently working, his own variety show on the network ... NBC and ITV execs have confirmed the Harris news. Peacock MORE

Shia LaBeouf cut up his own face (because acting is hard!)

Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf is the kind of 'artist' whose ability to tap into human nature is so limited he had to steal someone else's book just to do it. So it probably shouldn't come as a surprise that Shia is the kind of actor who can't even pretend to have cuts on his face, so instead he'll resort to taking a knife to his cheek which is what he did for his role alongside Brad Pitt in Fury (opening October 17th). There's commitment, and then there's "you MORE

Just Married: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin

It's that classic Hollywood story: Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. Boy happens to be a perpetual bachelor / millionaire actor with a pet potbelly pig and girl happens to be an internationally renowned human rights lawyer and barrister, who's worked for Julian Assange. Boy and girl fall in love. Boy and get married. Boy and girl's marriage this past weekend in Venice, Italy is discussed ad nauseam on the web. See? Classic love story! Tale as old MORE

Fans are trying to get Robin Williams into ‘Legend of Zelda’

Robin Williams

A few of you might know this, but Robin Williams was a huge Legend of Zelda fan. Like, massive. To the point where he named his daughter, Zelda Williams, after the game and even appeared in a commercial for the Nintendo's 3DS remake of Ocarina of Time. Anyway, as a final farewell, fans are now trying to petition on change.org to have him included in the next Legend of Zelda game by naming one of the game's NPCs Robin ... Robin was an avid MORE

The ‘Deadpool’ test footage is here!

Deadpool

Because the internet really, really, really likes Deadpool (like, more than a friend ...) the test footage for the new Deadpool movie was leaked towards the end of Comic-Con earlier this week featuring Ryan Reynolds as the Marvel character. Now before you get all hyped up, internet nerds, just remember what happened last time Hollywood threw us a bone: It was when they released Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Oh, you fawned over it for months, and MORE

GLORIOUS: Orlando Bloom punched Justin Bieber!

Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr

Deep down, I think we all knew that at some point the rich and famous would get just as tired of Justin Bieber as the rest of us and one hero would rise above the masses to strike him down. The real question was who? Who would it be? Dawyne Johnson? Michelle Rodriguez? Someone else with massive, muscular arms made for punching? No, the real answer was Orlando Bloom. Legolas was the world's hero last night when he reportedly took a swing at Justin MORE

Na na na na na na na na BATFFLECK!

Ben Affleck as Batman

God I hope I'm the only person to think of that title. Probably not? Dammit. Anyway, director Zack Snyder tweeted another picture of Ben Affleck as Batman yesterday afternoon (here's the first picture we saw a few months ago), and while my boyfriend and I discuss whether not Affleck is capable of the role (our argument is basically us just yelling "GIGLI!" "THE TOWN!" "GIGLI!" "THE TOWN!" back and forth at each other for an hour) feel free to MORE

Chris Pratt shows off his french braiding skills

Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt has been pretty open about his love of french braiding for a while now, and during an interview with Entertainment Tonight, showed them off with the help of one of their interns. And they say internship is an unfair market ... Mom: Hi there honey, how was work? Intern: I got french-braided by Chris Pratt's abs! Mom: Oh that's nice! Did you get paid? Intern: (Stone silence.) I don't know why I did two scenes with interns MORE

Now for Something Totally Different: 90’s The Rock

Dwayne Johnson

I've already talked about how Kim Kardashian somehow made $85 Million off of an app because casual gamers have garbage taste, so how about something to lighten the mood? Here's Dwayne Johnson, back in the 90's when he was still The Rock. Only somehow, this was before even that, when The Rock was a struggling female comedian. And you know what? 10/10 would do. You kind of have to grade on a curve when it comes to the 90's, and I mean really. The MORE

Joe Manganiello taught Conan O’Brien how to be a stripper

Joe Manganiello and Conan O'Brien

Joe Manganiello really took to his role in Magic Mike, to the point where he actually made a documentary about male strippers, La Bare. Anyway, last night he was on Conan O'Brien's show when he decided to teach Coco the finer points of male stripping. Here's the abridged version: grind, grind, grind, and don't say anything if they tell you that you remind them of their kids. Weird. MORE