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Pacific Rim: Uprising Trailer #1 (2018) “RISE JAEGERS RISE!!!”

Pacific Rim was a lot of stupid, huge fun, but it could have been more.  Charlie Hunan is not a strong lead, and not even the greatest name a character has had outside of the Star Wars Universe: Idris Elba’s Stacker Pentecost, could save it from being essentially a huge B-movie.  But oh there is an uprising….there is an uprising a’coming, people, and a Pentecost is leading it!.  And if your last name happens to be Jaeger (which mine does), you are going to play this first teaser trailer for Pacific Rim: Uprising every morning like audio cocaine to start your day until the film opens in February 2018.  The first full trailer gives us a lot more of a look at next gen Jaegers and Kaijus and the action between them seems a lot more fluid than in the first film.  Coming Soon has confirmed story details below from NYCC.
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Pacific Rim: Uprising Teaser #1 (2018) “JOIN THE JAEGER UPRISING!!!”

Pacific Rim was a lot of stupid, huge fun, but it could have been more.  Charlie Hunan is not a strong lead, and not even the greatest name a character has had outside of the Star Wars Universe: Idris Elba’s Stacker Pentecost, could save it from being essentially a huge B-movie.  But oh there is an uprising….there is an uprising a’coming, people.  And if your last name happens to be Jaeger (which mine does), you are going to play this first teaser trailer for Pacific Rim: Uprising every morning like audio cocaine to start your day until the film opens in February 2018.  For full details from Coming Soon, read below.  RECOGNIZE JAEGER PRIDE!!! (Oh, no, this is just beginning! Imma gonna milk this like a yak for eight months!)
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Marvel Has Cast Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson in Daredevil

Dardevil, Elden Henson, Foggy Nelson

Marvel continues to fill out the cast of their first Netflix series by today casting Hunger Games actor Elden Henson to play Matt Murdock’s (Daredevil) best friend and law partner.  Nelson is a pivotal role in the series and he’s one of my favorite characters in comics.  Honestly, I have no memory of seeing Henson in anything so this is an instance where I’m going to have to trust Marvel.  Charlie Cox has been cast as Daredevil, Vincent D’onofrio as Wilson Fisk aka The Kingpin and Rosario Dawson has been added to the cast in a role that has not been specificied yet.  The speculation is Elektra, but I don’t see that.  She’d make a better Echo if they were going to utilize that character.  Details from Marvel below.  Daredevil will premiere on Netflix in 2015. Continue reading Marvel Has Cast Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson in Daredevil

Marvel Has Cast Vincent D’Onofrio as The Kinpin in Daredevil

Daredevil, Kingpin

Marvel continues casting its first Netflix series, Daredevil, by announcing that Vincent D’Onofrio (Law & Order, Men in Black) will be playing Wilson Fisk.  Fisk, who is also known as The Kingpin, is one of Daredevil’s two primary foes in the comic series.  The role was played by the late Michael Clarke Duncan in the movie adaptation.  Continue reading Marvel Has Cast Vincent D’Onofrio as The Kinpin in Daredevil

Marvel Has Cast Charlie Cox as Daredevil

Daredevil
Marvel is going with a largely unknown actor to star in its first collaboration with Netflix: Daredevil. Charlie Cox, who is most known for his work on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, has been cast as Matt Murdock/Daredevil. This comes after a tumultuous weekend where Drew Goddard left the project as show runner (he’s still executive producer) and Buffy/Angel vet and Spartacus creator Steven DeKnight was handed the reigns.

Charlie Cox

I thought Cox was fine, but not particularly outstanding on Boardwalk, and Daredevil is-by far-my favorite Marvel character. They have a chance to do something really special with 13 episodes of examination of this character and I just hope these people can finally do DD justice.  This is the official description from Marvel:

Blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, Matt Murdock fights against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.

The 13-episode series will premiere on Netflix in 2015. Steven S. DeKnight (“Spartacus,” “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer”) will serve as showrunner and will produce alongside Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods) and Jeph Loeb (“Smallville”). Goddard also scripted the first two episodes.