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Linda studied Film & Digital Media at the University of California. She likes David Fincher, New York City, and cats. She founded Up&Comers in 2010. You can find more of her film reporting at Bleeding Cool, book reviews at and random ramblings, 140 characters at a time, on Twitter.

Rosamund Pike introduces herself to Ben Affleck, changing both their lives forever, in the new extended TV spot for David Fincher’s “Gone Girl.” Based on Gillian Flynn’s bestselling mystery novel of the same name, Fincher sets out to tell the story of Nick and Amy Dunne, whose seemingly picture-perfect marriage is shattered when she disappears on the morning of their fifth wedding anniversary. In a ripped-from-the-headlines turn, he becomes the main suspect. But the story certainly doesn’t stop there. “Gone Girl” will be released on October 3rd.Read More
We’ve been teased for months, and now we finally have the first bit of footage from the new season of ABC’s fairy tale drama “Once Upon a Time” featuring the arrival of “Frozen” royalty Elsa (Georgina Haig) and Anna (Elizabeth Lail). In an interview with “Once” stars Lana Parrilla and Jared Gilmore, Disney 360 unveiled the first footage of the “Frozen” sisters on the show, holding hands and wearing their outfits from the hit animated film, in a field with some mysterious giant stones. “I have a surprise for you,”Read More
Miles Teller wants to be the best, but JK Simmons is here to make that as difficult as possible for him, in the newest trailer released for Sundance winner “Whiplash.” The new trailer, aimed at the French audience which will be seeing it in December, offers a lot of new footage of Damien Chazelle’s musically-tinged drama which took home both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Teller plays Andrew, a first-year jazz drummer student at a prestigious music academy. He wants toRead More
“American Horror Story: Freak Show” just got a little bit handsomer. EW reports Matt Bomer is set to reunite with his “Normal Heart” director Ryan Murphy and guest star in one episode of the latest installment of FX’s hit horror anthology franchise. “I try to get him to do everything for me,” Murphy told EW at their Emmy party last night. “I sent him a text that said, ‘First right of refusal, here’s the role.’ It’s very…warped.” Bomer is currently filming “Magic Mike 2,” forcing Murphy to work around hisRead More
David Oyelowo is an actor who has been steadily impressing in more and more roles over the past couple of years, and this December, we may be seeing him in the role of a lifetime as he plays Martin Luther King, Jr. in historical drama “Selma.” Now, we have the first images of Oyelowo in the role, bearing a striking resemblance to the late Civil Rights leader. Ava DuVernay directed the film about MLK’s leading of thousands of Civil Rights supporters on a historic 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma toRead More
One of DH Lawrence’s classic novels is getting another adaptation treatment, and Deadline reports Holliday Grainger and Richard Madden have been set to star in BBC One’s “Lady Chatterly’s Lover.” The 90-minute drama will be written and directed by Jed Mercurio, with filming set to begin in October in Wales. Grainger will play the titular role, while Madden will play her lover, Oliver Mellors. James Norton will play Grainger’s husband, who has been paralyzed from the waist down during the war. The novel was considered highly controversial in its initialRead More
“Girls” is back in production for season 4, and while the new episodes won’t air until 2015, HBO has just released the first teaser trailer featuring Lena Dunham back in – very clumsy – action as our favorite narcissistic 20-something New Yorker. There’s nothing much to see, but it’s a reminder that “Girls” is back in production and new adventures with Hannah (Dunham), Marnie (Allison Williams), Soshanna (Zosia Mamet) and Jessa (Jemima Kirke) are in store. Last we saw, Hannah was on her way to Iowa for grad school, MarnieRead More
Toby Kebbell has rounded out the cast of YA adaptation of “A Monster Calls,” reports THR. Kebbell joins a cast that already includes Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson. The book tells the story of a young boy who escapes into a fantasy dream world when real life gets too difficult with an ill-stricken mother and bullying classmates. But his dream world isn’t a walk in the park either, and he is often confronted by a monstrous tree-like creature. Jones is playing the mother, which seems to indicate theRead More

Posted On August 19, 2014By Linda GeIn Images

First Look at Paul Rudd as Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’

Marvel’s latest superhero film began filming yesterday, and today the first official image from “Ant-Man” has been released, featuring Paul Rudd as his Scott Lang alter-ego. Rudd is seen rather roughed up, wearing a dark hoodie and jacket and gloves, perhaps heading into or coming out of a heist. Scott Lang eventually becomes the Marvel superhero and eventual Avengers team member Ant-Man, but in this movie, the first person to wear that moniker – as in the comics – will be scientist Hank Pym. He will be played by MichaelRead More
ABC’s “Agents of Shield” is adding another Marvel character from the comes, and they’ve cast a familiar face to play her. THR reports “Friday Night Lights” alum Adrianne Palicki is joining the season 2 cast as Bobbi Morse, aka Mockingbird. The appearance of the super-spy from the comics was first teased by Patton Oswalt – who plays Billy Koenig and Sam Koenig – at the show’s Comic Con panel last month. Palicki will first appear as Mockingbird in the season’s 5th episode, with the door open to return for more.Read More