Mike Sampson Biography

Mike Sampson is the Editor-in-Chief of ScreenCrush. He studied to become a lawyer and worked as an architectural planner after graduating college but neither of these professions afforded him the opportunity to watch movies and TV for a living. He previously served as the Editor-in-Chief of JoBlo.com for 10 years. He lives in New Jersey and probably spends too much time playing video games and overthinking things.

Mark Ruffalo Explains Why Hulk Was Cut From ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Post Credits Scene

by Mike Sampson April 15, 2016 @ 9:54 AM
When the massive Captain America: Civil War cast was announced, one character was conspicuously missing: Hulk. Since then we’ve heard from Robert Downey, Jr. that Hulk is in the movie, then that he wasn’t in the movie, then maybe he’s in the movie? Now star Mark Ruffalo is here to clear the air; Hulk is NOT in Captain America: Civil War and he’s going to explain why.

Steven Spielberg’s New BFF Mark Rylance Joins ‘Ready Player One’

by Mike Sampson April 13, 2016 @ 10:49 AM
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Earlier this week, Steven Spielberg announced an upcoming project, The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara, which would star recent Oscar-winner Mark Rylance. Rylance won his Oscar for Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies, and stars in Spielberg’s upcoming The BFG...

From Used Condoms to Dead Pigs, a List of All the Creepy Things Jared Leto Sent His ‘Suicide Squad’ Co-Stars

by Mike Sampson April 13, 2016 @ 8:06 AM
Warner Bros.
The Suicide Squad cast assembled at CinemaCon yesterday to introduce their upcoming movie, and as they walked the red carpet prior to their big presentation the cast all reminisced fondly about all the creepy s–- that Jared Leto sent that during...