Alexandra Daddario

Update: Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Testing Alexandra Daddario, Krysten Ritter and More, Plus ‘Luke Cage’ Choices!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick a day ago
Marvel Comics / Frazer Harrison-Slaven Vlasic, Getty Images
Marvel’s Netflix ‘Defenders’ have only been seen through brief glimpses at the forthcoming ‘Daredevil’ TV series, but with ‘Jessica Jones’ to follow, casting news couldn’t be long behind. ‘True Detective’ breakout Alexandra Daddario, Krysten Ritter and more are reportedly under consideration for Marvel’s newest female superhero, plus, find out who’s testing for the role of ‘Luke Cage’!

'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' Review

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by James Rocchi August 06, 2013 06:00 PM
Fox
When 'Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief' came out in 2010, it looked suspiciously as if the would-be franchise, based on Rick Riordan's best-selling teen adventure books, was going to get 'Golden Compass'-ed -- stopped after one installment and left to languish. But the first adventures of title hero Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) -- born to a mortal mother and the Greek God Poseidon made $226 million worldwide, never mind home video.
So, we get a second helping of Percy's adventures, which mix the home-away-from-home setting and grow-up-fast themes of 'Harry Potter' with some all-American gumption and a little Greek dressing on the side. With a new writer and director -- and what seems like a budget spent more on computer effects than human actors -- 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' is exactly the kind of film that was made for me to take my teen and tween nieces to, not for me to enjoy. There's some bloodless peril, not even a whiff of romance and plenty of spirited action.

'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' First Look: Stanley Tucci in Leopard Print!

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by Eric Walkuski March 22, 2013 09:17 AM
20th Century Fox
Though 'Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief' did not reach the lofty heights of the 'Harry Potter' series in terms of box office or cultural impact (which it surely strived for), it still made a decent $220 million worldwide, with another $37 million in DVD/Blu-ray sales. Hence, it's sequel time, and the first look at the film 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' has come in the form of five new photos.

Alexandra Daddario Interview: The 'Texas Chainsaw' Star Talks Running Scared

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by Mike Sampson January 04, 2013 08:28 AM
Lionsgate
Forget all the other 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' sequels and reboots you may have seen. 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' ignores all of those and considers itself a direct sequel to the 1974 classic. The film stars Alexandra Daddario in a role that isn't just teenage scream queen. We talk to the actress (who you might recognize from TV's 'Parenthood') about the challenges of running and crying and screaming all day as well as her choice to study the Michael Bay remake.