Jason Momoa Confirms An Intriguing Link Between Aquaman’s Justice League Backstory And Man Of Steel

Jason Momoa Confirms An Intriguing Link Between Aquaman’s Justice League Backstory And Man Of Steel

Supergirl casts a member of a cosmic DC race. Poe Dameron goes drifting in a new Last Jedi TV spot. You’re getting a little less Orville than expected this season. Plus, the first look at Rampage, and more Happy! clips. Behold, spoilers!

Justice League

Jason Momoa confirms that part of Aquaman’s backstory is that he rescued Superman from drowning in Man of Steel during the latest episode of DC All Access.

In Man of Steel when Henry’s on the oil rig, he’s holding that up and then all of a sudden you see him up on the ocean, kind of floats up on the ocean. [Zack]’s like, I had [Aquaman] save him so that they’d get to cross paths at one point so when Bruce goes, ‘You ever heard of Superman?’, I have and we have crossed paths.

How To Train Your Dragon 3

F. Murray Abraham has joined the cast as the film’s villain, Grimmel. According to DreamWorks’ Chris deFaria, “this character brings a captivating new story line to the culmination of our trilogy. There is a gentlemanly calm to this sinister role, one that dovetails beautifully with this iconic actor’s immense range and talents.” [Deadline]

Landscape With Invisible Hand

Plan B has acquired the film rights to M.T. Anderson’s new novel, Landscape With Invisible Hand. The story, which concerns two teenagers broadcasting their relationship online, is told in a series of vignettes following the invasion of an alien race called the Vuvv.

[Coming Soon]


Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming horror film shot entirely on an iPhone opens in the US on 23 March 2018. [Deadline]


USA Today has been given the honour of debuting the film’s first official images, which feature no giant animals or monsters, but do feature a distressed looking Dwayne Johnson among rubble.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Poe Dameron requests permission to jump in an X-Wing and blow something up in the latest promotion for Fast 9: D’Qar Drift TV Spot.

Meanwhile, Luke gets the biggest head on the film’s IMAX poster, courtesy of Coming Soon.


That Hashtag Show has uncovered a casting call for a Tormock, a member of a shape-shifting race of alien fascists in the DC Universe.

[TORMOCK] Female, 20s-40s, open ethnicity. A warrior of Amazonian stature, jacked, tough and brutal, she is a fierce alien prisoner. Dangerous and angry, she gets into a violent fight… GUEST STAR

Fear the Walking Dead

The Gifted‘s Garret Dillahunt has joined the cast of season four in an undisclosed role.

The Orville

Due to scheduling conflicts, The Orville‘s first season has been reduced to 12 episodes instead of the completed 13. The extra episode will air next year as part of the show’s recently confirmed second season. [TV Guide]

The Punisher

Frank takes out some bikers in another new clip from the show.


Finally, Syfy has released another promo for their adaptation of Grant Morrison’s Happy!, featuring a cameo by Jerry Springer.

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