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Star Trek 2 Gets Sherlock Holmes And A Doctor Who Companion

The upcoming sequel to J.J. Abrams' Star Trek has added a villain into the mix.

Joining the cast as a still-untitled rogue, is Benedict Cumberbatch, who is known for the titular role on the BBC's Sherlock, a head-turning role in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and will actually provide the voice and physical motion-capture acting for the role of fire-breathing Dragon, Smaug in the two parts of The Hobbit.

Now, the London-born actor could be looking at what may be a breakthrough role when he takes on the rejuvenated crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise.

Oh, but wait, there is another that will be joining the cast of the intergalactic space epic. How does a former Doctor Who companion sound?

Find out below!

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Superman Rumor: Bradley Cooper As Lex Luthor?

Superman: The Man of Steel may already have its rogues gallery set to headline with Michael Shannon as General Zod. However, the latest rumor, is that the Summer 2013 film may also feature Supes' other signature villain, Lex Luthor. -- Played by star of The Hangover films, Bradley Cooper!

According to Cosmic BookNews, a tip informed them that after Cooper's role in the upcoming adaptation of Milton's Paradise Lost fell through, the actor was recruited to make what will simply be a cameo in the upcoming Superman reboot as the iconic industrialist who emphasizes the "mega" in megalomaniac.

This rumor is certainly unconfirmed, "take with a grain of salt" material. However, stranger things have happened, and director, Zack Snyder may realistically want to plant the seeds for a potential sequel by including a Luthor cameo. (Whether he is played by Cooper, or someone else.)

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Kids Portrait With Creepy Santa

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Posted December 28, 2011 - By Joseph Baxter

This may have been mere seconds after the moment Santa told these kids a story featuring them, a basement, and a giant oven.

Kids Portrait With Creepy Santa

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The Expendables Teaser Trailer Hits Hard

The first teaser trailer for The Expendables 2 has hit.

Sure, it may just be a one-minute montage, but it features footage of some of cinema's greatest action icons assembled together for the old-school action mega-sequel. Without a doubt, it will be the most star-stacked action feature ever.

Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Willis, Van Damme, Li, Staham, Lundgren, Crews, Couture...and CHUCK motherf***ing NORRIS!!! It's an embarrassment of badass riches, which will likely need the help of nuclear physicists to contain what is guaranteed to turn every showing into a quarantined ground zero for a massive testosterone outbreak, to which no HAZMAT suit will suffice.

Check out the teaser below!

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Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator Trailer

Sacha Baron Cohen is back with a brand new comedy, The Dictator and if you have any doubts, maybe knowing that the film also features director Larry Charles from Borat and Bruno will make you feel better. And is that Megan Fox? The premise follows a ruthless dictator and was said to be inspired by Saddam Hussein's own romance novel.

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Make Your Own Star Wars Snowflakes!

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Posted December 13, 2011 - By Moye Ishimoto

Make Your Own Star Wars Snowflakes!

'Tis the season for gift, Christmas trees, ornaments and...Star Wars snowflakes? Sure! Check out these cool paper designs featuring C-3PO, a stormtrooper helmet, Yoda and everyone's favorite Admiral from the people over at Anthony Herrera Designs. The fun doesn't stop there, because they've got diagrams on how to make these yourselves!

Jeremy Piven Of I Melt With You & Entourage, Pics

We could go on at length about how great the final season of Entourage was or how amazing I Melt with You is, but right now all you Jeremy Piven fans need to hear is, there's a fresh gallery of behind-the-scenes pics featuring Kevin Pereira and, you guessed it, Jeremy Piven just waiting for your adoring eyes. Don't hesitate, check out those Jeremy Piven pictures immediately!

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Forget about Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz. They are wimps compared to the Quinns and the Joyces, an Irish family with a longstanding feud. And how do they settle things? With bare-knuckled brawling. The film Knuckle, which was playing as part of Fantastic Fest, is officially coming to theaters on December 9th. Here's a clip from the documentary Knuckle that documents the aforementioned feud and their fights.

Knuckle "Explaining To The Police" Video »


Tim, I hope you've enjoyed having your adult teeth up until now. Knuckle is playing as part of the Fest, and we'll have a writeup on the film here soon, along with some choice words from director Ian Palmer and James Quinn McDonagh himself.

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It's time to freshen up your music playlist and just in time for the holidays! Check out these three new bands to be featured on Attack of the Show's Free Beats. You can thank us later.
 

Watch the Free Beats video after the jump.

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Starship Troopers Joins The Remake Club

Starship Troopers, the 1997 big-budget sci-fi epic will be the next film to get the remake/reboot treatment.

According to Vulture, producer, Neal Moritz will be teaming with Sony Pictures to bring back the franchise in which space marines shot guns at giant spider-creatures. (Although will likely be best remembered for the coed showers.)

Getting to work on the script, will be the team of Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, whose writing talents have been put to use on X-Men: First ClassThor, as well as episodes of Fringe and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

So, are we really at the point where Starship Troopers has attained enough of a cultural standing to warrant a remake?

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