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The Northman Star Alexander Skarsgård Talks Maintaining Muscle, Learning Old Norse, And Mythmaking [Interview]

In “The Northman,” leading man Alexander Skarsgård gives a powerfully brutal performance as Amleth, a berserker Viking seeking to avenge his father, save his mother, and kill his uncle, Fjölnir. Set over 1000 years in the past, the story is carried entirely on the muscled shoulders of Skarsgård as Amleth weaves (and slashes) his way towards his destiny. […]

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Odessa Young Has Stepped In To Replace Riley Keough In ‘Masculinity Cult’ Thriller Manodrome

Odessa Young is taking over the role originally set to be played by Riley Keough in the upcoming thriller “Manodrome,” which co-stars Jesse Eisenberg and Adrien Brody. Young’s star has been on the rise in the 2020s with her role opposite Elizabeth Moss in “Shirley” and her performance as Frannie Goldsmith in the CBS adaptation […]

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Whoopi Goldberg Joins Cast of Animated Apple Original Film ‘Luck’

Whoopi Goldberg has joined the voice cast of “Luck,” Apple announced Thursday in a press release.Goldberg will voice “The Captain,” the head of security for the Land of Good Luck, in the animated feature film. She joins previously announced cast member Jane Fonda in the collaboration between Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation.Peggy Holmes (“Secret […]

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‘The Stand’ Episode 5 Recap: Buy The Ticket & Take the Ride With ‘Fear And Loathing In New Vegas’

C.S.Lewisonce wrote, “You can be good for the mere sake of goodness; you cannot be badfor the mere sake of badness.” Mr. Lewis obviously never met Stephen King,though, and he certainly never saw Randall Flagg (Alexander Skarsgård) in New Vegas, where theidea of being bad as a hobby goes pro. With nearly every character nowintroduced, […]

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‘The Stand’ Episode 3 Recap: The Series Exposes Its Seams By Over-Stuffing “Blank Page,” Which Is Anything But

Need a second to catch your breath to settle into the world of “The Stand” after two hours of dual-timeframe world-building and about 8 new characters? Too bad. In “Blank Page,” the series’ most dense episode to date, the audience meets no less than three new characters, get further information on the established player’s pre/post-pandemic, […]

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Amber Heard Is “Super Excited” About ‘Justice League’ Reshoots: “I F*cking Love Nerds”

Amber Heard might be recovering from her personal life being put on display in front of the entire world due to the recent Johnny Depp lawsuit against a British tabloid, but it appears that the actress still has plenty of professional gigs to be excited about, including the upcoming series “The Stand” and the new […]

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‘The Stand’ Nycc Trailer: Stephen King’s Apocalyptic Pandemic Vision Looks Scarier Than Ever

Based on Stephen King’s best-selling novel, the full trailer for “The Stand” debuted yesterday at New York Comic-Con. “The Stand” is King’s apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil, sounds timely, right? Cast members Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Greg Kinnear, Odessa Young, Jovan Adepo, […]

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