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_.


Posted On March 15, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

‘Star Wars’ Young ‘Han Solo’ Shortlist Revealed

Disney is closing in on the lead actor for the upcoming Han Solo “Stars Wars” spinoff. According to The Hollywood Reporter Taron Egerton, Alden Ehrenreich and Jack Reynor are what remain of the short list after testing occurred in London. Finding the young man to take on a role made famous by Harrison Ford was no simple task. The highly sought after role brought 2,500 actors into the mix throughout the casting process. The actor who nabs the role will star in a “Star Wars” spinoff set for 2018. Phil LordRead More

Posted On June 23, 2015By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Tom Holland Is the New Spider-Man

The new Spider Man has finally been chosen! Tom Holland has nabbed the role of the webslinger entering the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel and Sony announced this morning. Peter Parker will be a teenager going to high school by day and saving the city by night…and probably during his lunch hour. Holland will make his debut in the upcoming “Captain America: Civil War” before appearing in a stand-alone film in 2017. Jon Watts has been tapped to direct the 2017 “Spider Man” film. The role of Spider Man has beenRead More
“Shadowhunters” has added a “Glee” alum to its cast. According to The Wrap Harry Shum Jr. is the latest addition to the upcoming ABC Family drama. The series stars Katherine McNamara as Clary Fray, a young girl who finds herself entering a whole new world after her mother is kidnapped. On the heels of turning eighteen, Clary finds out her mother is an angel-human hybrid who fights demons. These demon hunters, called Shadowhunters, are part of Clary’s family history and she will have to enter this mysterious and dangerous newRead More
CBS took a big swing this season with “Supergirl” and today the network released the first trailer for the series — nearly seven minutes of it. The series stars Melissa Benoist as the high flying hero trying to make a name for herself outside of her cousin’s shadow. The trailer shows the young girl stressed out about spending her time getting coffee and have a near tragedy, which endangers her sister Alex’s (Chyler Leigh) life, brings the hero out in her. We also meet the characters who fill in Kara’sRead More
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon has nabbed two stars of the upcoming “Pan” for his next film. According to Variety Rooney Mara and Hugh Jackson are set to star in “Collateral Beauty.” The film is set in a New York advertising agency and follows a man as he spirals into depression, which is the result of a severe tragedy. The original screenplay was written by Allan Loeb. Gomez-Rejon is coming off the very successful Sundance film “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.” The film won both the audience award and grad prize at the festivalRead More
ABC Family’s “Shadowhunters” has found its star! According to The Wrap Katherine McNamara has nabbed the lead role of Clary Fray. The series, based on Cassandra Clare’s popular book series, follows Clary (McNamara) on a journey into the world of demons and those who hunt them. Clary is an intelligent art student with a bright future, but her life is turned upside down on her eighteenth birthday. Her mother is kidnapped and the young girl learns her life is a lie. She actually comes from a long line of demon hunters calledRead More
Pennywise is back with a vengeance and this time around he will be a bit younger. Will Poulter will star in the Cary Fukunaga directed remake of “It,” according to Variety. The film is based on a Stephen King novel about a group of outcasts who fight the evil monster terrorizing their town. Poulter will play said evil monster, who uses clown disguise to entice his victims, in the two film series. To accommodate the size of the horror tale the first will feature the central characters as children while the secondRead More
ABC Family has added two more series regulars to its upcoming “Shadowhunters.” According to The Wrap Emeraude Toubia and Roberto Rosende have joined the drama, which is based on The Mortal Instruments book series from Cassandra Clare. The two actors join previously cast Dominic Sherwood. The series will follows Clary Fray as she discovers and is forced into a whole new world on her eighteenth birthday. After her mother is kidnapped Clary discovers she comes from a long line of demon hunters called Shadowhunters and to find her mother the young girl must navigate thisRead More
Marvel dropped the well received bomb that Spider-Man would be entering its Cinematic Universe and now we know who may be playing the webslinger. The Wrap has reported the shortlist of talented young actors being considered for the role. Asa Butterfield, Timothee Chalamet, Tom Holland, Liam James and Nat Wolff are the actors revealed to be on the shortlist. Others may be considered and these actors have not been officially been brought in to test for the role, but they are considered to be strong contenders. In the next couple of weeks,Read More
ABC Family’s upcoming series “Shadowhunters” has found its male lead. According to The Wrap Dominic Sherwood has joined the television adaptation of “The Mortal Instruments” series by Cassandra Clare. The drama will follow Clary Fray, a young girl whose life changes forever on her 18th birthday. When her mother Jocelyn is kidnapped, Clary learns her mother, along with the rest of her family line, is a demon hunting human-angel. They are called Shadowhunters and young Clary learns she has so much more to learn about the mysterious new world she has found herselfRead More