Many heroes are lost to time, but legends never die. Bayard Rustin isn’t a name people know as well as Martin Luther King Jr. or Malcolm X. But much like his fellow Freedom Riders and speakers for justice, that kind of notoriety probably wouldn’t have interested Rustin all that much. Nevertheless, it’s a name we’ll all hopefully be getting more familiar with thanks to a new biopic from the ingenious mind of George C. Wolfe.Continue reading “Colman Domingo and Chris Rock Lead the Cast of ‘Rustin’ Biopic”
Marisol Nichols portrays Captain Angie Garza in the new chapter of the iconic Saw series, Spiral, which premieres in theaters on May 14. The actress is a three-time ALMA Award nominee and known for her role as Hermione Lodge on The CW’s Riverdale. Some of her other many notable credits include Teen Wolf, NCIS, Criminal Minds, Resurrection Blvd, 24, and Vegas Vacation.Continue reading “NOC Interview: Marisol Nichols Discusses Joining the ‘Saw’ Franchise in ‘Spiral’”
Are you ready for the horrifying new chapter from The Book Of Saw? Get ready; a criminal mastermind is unleashing a twisted form of justice in Spiral. The star-studded cast includes Chris Rock, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, and Samuel L. Jackson. The film is also produced by the original Saw team of Mark Burg and Oren Koules. Darren Lynn Bousman is the director, and Spiral is written by Josh Stolberg and Pete Goldfinger.Continue reading “Lionsgate’s ‘Spiral’ is Less Than a Month Away, and We Are Counting Down the Days”
Last week, North Korean hackers allegedly broke into the personal files of Sony Pictures execs as retaliation for the studio producing the James Franco and Seth Rogen comedy The Interview, which is about a CIA plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un. Normally, we’d be all over the nerd-friendly news about, say, Spider-Man coming home to Marvel Studios, but that’s been covered plenty of times on the web. Besides, we already told the world the best way to mashup Spidey and the MCU.
The thing to emerge out of the Sony leak that really bugged me was the assertion by Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin that “there aren’t any Asian movie stars.”