‘The Lord of the Rings’ TV Series Casts Will Poulter As Lead!

‘The Lord of the Rings’ TV Series Casts Will Poulter As Lead!

  Exciting news for fans of The Lord of the Rings! According to Deadline young British actor Will Poulter, star of franchises such as The Maze Runner, The Chronicles of Narnia, We’re the Millers, and Black Mirror, is poised to take the lead role of Amazon’s upcoming series based on the bestselling, ever popular fantasy novels. The series has no announced plot yet, but is known to take place in Lord of the Ring’s Second Age, after Sauron’s initial defeat in the First Age but before his return that kickstarts the main plot in the books proper in the Third Age.   Image via the Guardian   …

Demi Moore for ‘Brave New World’ TV Adaptation!

Demi Moore for ‘Brave New World’ TV Adaptation!

Golden Globes, Game of Thrones, and Downton Abbey are all heading to the same place:  Brave New World.   Image Via Nicki Swift.com Not kidding.     The Jakarta Post reports that Demi Moore, two time Golden Globe nominee for Ghost and If These Walls Could Talk and whose had a role in classics like The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and A Few Good Men, will be playing Linda in the upcoming TV adaptation of  Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.   Image Via TVLine Coming along for the ride is Harry Loyd, knowing for his …

Shang-Chi Casting News! Who’s in Talks?

Shang-Chi Casting News! Who’s in Talks?

Reportedly, Ludi Lin is on the shortlist to be cast as Shang-Chi, and Donnie Yen is in talks for an unnamed role in the project.   Image Via The Mary Sue   That Hashtag Show states that Marvel is looking for “a wise, old statesman and one of his deadliest warriors,” and they believe that “the studio is currently targeting an early-November start of production” and is aiming for “the February 12, 2021 date…[which] would coincide with the Chinese/Lunar New Year.”   Image Via Pop-Culturalist.com Obvious the ‘deadliest warrior’ is Shang-Chi, Marvel’s ‘Master of Kung-Fu’. Apparently Ludi Lin, who’s had roles in Power …

BBC to Make Series of Short Films Based on 27-Year-Old Author’s Stories

BBC to Make Series of Short Films Based on 27-Year-Old Author’s Stories

Book Culture

Chris McQueer is an interesting author. The twenty-seven-year-old Scottish author was initially reluctant to try and publish his works, until he began sharing his work via Twitter to showcase on the internet. His surreal, strange works that put hilarious, fantasy-like spins on real life, such as Hings and Here We Fucking Go. These collections of stories focus on different casts of characters, from the mundane to the insane, all funny and complete nonsense at the same time. The anthology tales have drawn comparisons to Black Mirror or The Twilight Zone, drawing much fan attention and critical praise. Chris McQueer has an active social media presence, building …

6 Chilling Book Recommendations Based On Your Favorite Spooky TV Shows

6 Chilling Book Recommendations Based On Your Favorite Spooky TV Shows

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We love Halloween- it’s scary, campy, and you can be whatever you want to be (which you can mostly do all the time, unless what you want to be is a ghoul or a sexier version of something decidedly unsexy). Unfortunately, getting down to the last episode of your favorite show is not the fun kind of scary. But if your show is on this list, here are some spooky, whacky, and genuinely frightening reads to tide you over.     Buffy the Vampire Slayer       Those of us with Buffy nostalgia face a challenge that can be scarier than the show itself- …