NBC's 'Dracula' may not have scared up the supernatural ratings one would think becoming of a Jonathan Rhys-Meyers take on the iconic vampire, but will 'The Wolfman' really get the blood flowing? Sources report that work has begun on a new adaptation of the classic movie monster for NBC's horror lineup, but with a surprising source of inspiration.
Benicio Del Toro
While 'Thor: The Dark World' is ready to release itself on the American public this November 8, there's one other movie everyone's talking about, thanks to a small post-credits scene in the new 'Thor': 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' While we still have a ways to go before Marvel's space opera hits in 2014 -- and we even have the next 'Captain America' coming in between -- director James Gunn spoke up about loads of things to come.
Since the end of 'Avengers,' fans have been teased with the notion that Thanos is the evil mastermind behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While he won't serve as the main protagonist in 'Avengers 2' (instead deferring to Ultron), multiple Marvel sources have said that Thanos is a big part of next summer's 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' With that cast announced and the film wrapped, we have to wonder - who exactly is playing Thanos?
There were a lot of big reveals at Comic-Con 2013, but none as accidental as the slip from actor Djimon Hounsou on the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' panel. While talking about his character, Korath, Hounsou revealed that he was close allies with both Ronan the Accuser (the film's main villain, played by Lee Pace) and Thanos in the film. Nearby, director James Gunn and Marvel president Kevin Feige shared a "whoops" look.
Later, Feige explained and elaborated on the role Thanos plays in the film.
It looks like Marvel may have found its "Mad Titan." As the James Gunn-directed 'Guardians of the Galaxy' continues to bulk up its cast, another lead role has been shelled out, this time to Benicio Del Toro. And based on the preliminary character description, it certainly sounds like he'll be playing Thanos.
A recession-struck real estate agent ends up in the middle of a Mexican drug war. Sounds like a comedy, right? Well, that's the set-up for 'Agent: Century 21' which has Cameron Diaz and Benicio Del Toro attached to star. The film is set to be helmed by first-timer Adam Hashemi, a Danish commercial and music video director.