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Brainic Will Be The Big Villain In SyFy’s Krypton

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We haven’t seen much from Syfy’s upcoming Superman-ish series Krypton just yet, but a new behind-the-scenes video gives us the first great look at Blake Ritson (RocknRolla) as the DC Comics character, Brainiac. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because the sometimes-villain / sometimes-hero briefly appeared on The CW’s Supergirl and the results were … not great. And that’s not a knock on the fantastic Jesse Rath, but rather a nod towards just how good Syfy’s version of Brainiac looks.

The introduction to Brainiac, ahead of the show’s arrival on Syfy March 21st at 10pm, comes courtesy of USA Today. Executive Producer David S. Goyer, star Cameron Cuffe, and DC Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer and President Geoff Johns weighed in on Krypton‘s take on Brainiac in a new video, along with some background info from the comics and concept art that went into his creation.

“I’ve played characters who’ve objectively committed monstrous actions, but feel entirely justified, as they’ve acted from a misplaced sense of a noble cause. Generally speaking, people cast themselves as the hero in their own narrative.”

While Ritson is well aware of a villain’s view of himself as the hero, it’s hard to defend Brainiac’s actions, but he tries:

“Yes, he traverses the universe in a gigantic skull ship, ripping cities out of planets, miniaturizing them and placing them on board. But he does so in the spirit of conservation. In his mind, he’s committed to the ultimate philanthropic act: saving all of creation. In many ways it’s analogous to Noah plucking out two of every animal to ensure their survival, even while knowing that others must perish.”

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Tiffany Haddish Puts Kevin Hart In Arm Bar In New ‘Night School’ Trailer

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Universal Pictures has released the third Night School trailer for the upcoming comedy from Girls Trip and The Best Man Holiday filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish and revolves around a man who has to go back to school to get his GED in order to become a financial analyst. Hard plays the student, while Haddish plays his teacher.

Kevin Hart and producer Will Packer, who partnered for the hit Ride Along and Think Like a Man series, bring their signature style to Night School. The comedy from director Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip) follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the longshot chance they’ll pass the GED exam. Co-stars Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, Taran Killam and Romany Malco join Hart on-screen for the film that Hart produces for his Hartbeat Productions, and Packer via his Will Packer Productions.

Night School  also stars Ben Schwartz, Rob Riggle, and Romany Malco and opens in theaters on September 28th.

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New Poster Revealed For Will Smith’s Gemini Man

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Will Smith teams up with Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee for Gemini Man.

Gemini Man centers on an elite assassin becomes the target of a mysterious young operative who can seemingly predict his every move. The movie also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (10 Cloverfield Lane) Clive Owen (The Knick) and Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange). This young operative is allegedly going to be a younger version of Will Smith’s character.

Gemini Man will hit theaters October 4, 2019.

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Chris Pine Is Ready For Battle In First Outlaw King Trailer

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Chris Pine is ready to lead a revolution in Outlaw King. Pine (Wonder Woman 1984) stars as medieval Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, from the upcoming Netflix historical drama.

The untold, true story of Robert the Bruce who transforms from defeated nobleman to outlaw hero during the oppressive occupation of medieval Scotland by Edward I of England. Despite grave consequences, Robert seizes the Scottish crown and rallies an impassioned group of men to fight back against the mighty army of the tyrannical King and his volatile son, the Prince of Wales.

Outlaw King will also star Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Godzilla), Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth) and Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones) as King Edward I. The feature film is produced by long-time filmmaking partners David Mackenzie and Gillian Berrie via their production company Sigma Films, and Richard Brown and Steve Golin of Anonymous Content.

The film reunites Pine with Hell or High Water director David Mackenzie. The Outlaw King, which is launching globally on Netflix November 9.

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