All posts by Alamin Yohannes

Alamin is a recent college grad based in New York City. He loves television, film and anything that makes him laugh. Likes almost everything else. His favorite law firm is Florrick Agos and he would love to join the Cul De Sac crew. You can also find his thoughts on Twitter @alamoh_.

“Orphan Black” wakes up with MK this week. We see our newest addition getting up and going straight to work. The work being an investigation of Dyad, which is focused on obtaining information on Ferdinand. Ferdinand who happens to be with Sarah and Mrs. S. Last week he claimed to be able to get the implant our of Sarah’s cheek, which turns out to be only somewhat true. While he cannot do it himself, Ferdinand known who can: Susan Duncan. The woman would be hard to find if Rachel wasn’t feedingRead More
Actress Melissa Benoist arriives at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California February 21, 2015.
Supergirl is headed to the big screen. Kinda. Melissa Benoist, star of the CBS series, has joined the cast of Boston Marathon Bombing Drama “Patriots Day.” According to The Wrap she will play the widow of one of the bombers. “Patriots Day” centers on the police investigation surrounding the Boston Marathon Bombings. Mark Wahlberg leads the cast as Sgt. Tommy Saunders. Benoist has been cast as Katherine Russell. She is the widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev (Themo Melikidze). Khandi Alexander, James DuMont and Jake Picking have also joined the cast.Read More
“Orphan Black” kicks things of this week by giving viewers their first glimpse of Rachel (Tatiana Maslany). We pop in just in time for her appointment with a new Castor clone named Ira who is checking out her new Neolutionist-made eye. Also young Charlotte is apparently her roommate. When Rachael begins questioning Ira in an attempt to get the lowdown on her situation, it becomes clear this clone is not living the high life. In fact, she has been locked in a room without visitors, except Charlotte, for six weeks. Ira finishesRead More

Posted On April 28, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Alicia Vikander Is Lara Croft in New “Tomb Raider’

‘We have a new Tomb Raider! A “Tomb Raider” reboot was previously announced, but now we know the young actress leading the project. According to The Hollywood Reporter Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft. The film centers on a young Lara Croft on her first adventure. The dangerous journey will lead her to becoming the badass longtime fans of the franchise know and love. Roar Uthaug is set to direct while Graham King will produce. MGM and Warner Bros are teaming up on the production. Vikander is not the first actress to play LaraRead More
Maybe everybody wants some Glen Powell? The young actor has lined up his next role. According to The Wrap, Powell has been cast opposite Emilia Clarke in romantic comedy “The Set Up.” The comedy centers on two overworked assistants with tyrants for bosses. They decide to team up and play matchmaker by setting their bosses up. While the plan may be to get some breathing room, one must remember things don’t always go to plan. Katie Silberman wrote the script and Clare Scanlon will direct the film. Powell’s recent roles includeRead More
Fox is closing in one young actress’ potentially star-making role. Upcoming manga adaptation “Alita: Battle Angel” has a lead role ready to launch one actress’ career into the stratosphere. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Maika Monroe, Rosa Salazar and Zendaya are the trio up for the role. “Alita: Battle Angel” centers on a female cyborg found by a scientist with her memory. Using the one thing she can remember, her martial arts training, the cyborg becomes a bounty hunter. The action-packed tale touches on complex matters including love and self-discovery. Monroe,Read More

Posted On April 26, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Daisy Ridley In Talks to Star in ‘The Lost Wife’

The Post-“Star Wars” life has been good to one young actress! An upcoming Holocaust drama may have found its star. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Daisy Ridley is in talks for the lead role in “The Lost Wife.”  Based on Alyson Richman’s novel, “The Lost Wife” tells a love story that endures time and distance. Lenka, an art student, falls for her best friend’s brother Josef, but their romance is cut short when the Nazis invade Prague. After decades apart, the two reconnect and have to discover whether their loveRead More
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The season premiere of “Orphan Black” ended with MK’s warning about the Neolutionists, so we begin this week jumping right into the action. Sarah is frantically packing while Mrs. S doubts MK’s warning until Kira sees the Neolutionists herself, sending the women into overdrive. They pack up, burn their Icelandic home and get the hell out of dodge. Back in Tonornto the Clone Club is just starting their days until getting the text from Sarah about their return. Mrs. S and Kira pass an odd man calling himself Hell WizardRead More

Posted On March 22, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Austin Stowell Joins Emma Stone in ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Austin Stowell is getting into a relationship with Billie Jean King…kind of. Stowell has been cast in upcoming sports biopic “Battle of the Sexes.” Emma Stone has been cast as the female lead tennis star Billie Jean King. According to Deadline Stowell will play her husband Larry King. “Battle of the Sexes” chronicles the life and struggles of tennis star and feminist icon Billie Jean King. In September 1973 she competed against tennis champ Bobby Riggs and won, making a name for herself and proving Riggs wrong about his belief thatRead More
CBS has found its MacGyver! One young actor is going from playing a mutant to guy with powers of his own. TVLine reports Lucas Till has nabbed the lead role in the network’s reboot of the 1985 series. “MacGyver” follows a young man, Angus MacGyver (Till), who can use ordinary objects in unusual ways to solve problems. When a clandestine organization picks him up, the young man uses his ability to prevent disasters. Also cast in the pilot is Joshua Boone. He will play Gunner, MacGyver’s best friend from high school.Read More