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- Here's a first look at Arnold Schwarzenegger, Luis Guzman, Johnny Knoxville, and Jaimie Alexander on the set of The Last Stand. The film will be Arnold's first since leaving office, and yes, it is really a film, not an SNL sketch based around which arbitrary celebrities the cast and host can do impressions of. (via)

- Sorry, I thought we were done with Django Unchained casting, but it turns out RZA and Misty Upham will be in Quentin Tarantino's next, too. Upham will play a bar owner named Minnie, while RZA's will play "a violent slave" who miraculously makes your parents even more frightened of what they understand the Wu-Tang Clan to be.

- As previously rumored, TRON: Legacy star Garrett Hedlund is more than likely bringing his futuristic motorcycling experience to Warners' ill-conceived Akira remake. If you're wondering, no, this news is not distinguishably better or worse than any prior Akira update.

- Sony's futile desire to create a Shelley Duvall-free, 3D animated Popeye adaptation has led them to hire Smurfs writers Jay Scherick and David Ronn to do what they do best: utterly ruin any fondness you may have for old cartoons.

  • November 8, 2012
    If you can imagine what Arnold Schwarzenegger's Tower Defense video game would play like, you're already most of the way there to understanding what it is Kim Ji-woon's The Last Stand is offering up. Some lazily-defined bad guys are trying to drive their diverse vehicles--one i... / Continue →
  • August 16, 2012
    Schwarzenegger's first big solo film since leaving public service to return to pretending to murder people, The Last Stand casts the former governor/learning-computer as a LAPD narcotics detective who, following an on-the-job disgrace, becomes sheriff of a sleepy border town. O... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2011
    Well, you're getting an Akira remake, and TRON: Legacy's Garrett Hedlund is probably going to star in it, at last putting all his light-trail-leaving futuristic motorcycle training to use outside a computer program. Last we heard about Warner Bros.' plans to adapt the breakthr... / Continue →
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