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James Spader to play title villain in Avengers: Age of Ultron

by on Aug.29, 2013, under Comics, Movies

Marvel announced today that actor James Spader (Boston Legal, Stargate) will take on the role of Ultron in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron movie to be directed by Joss Whedon and expected to be released on May 1st, 2015.

Spader, who’s most recent feature credit was as W. N. Bilbo in Lincoln, has a lot of television experience as well – he has three Emmys for his role as Alan Shore in The Practice and Boston Legal, recurred on The Office and is starring in the upcoming NBC series The Blacklist.

Ultron is a robotic supervillain with an adamantium shell, making him nearly indestructible, and an Oedipus complex. In the overall Marvel universe, he was created by Hank Pym (Ant-Man) by duplicating his own brain waves, resulting in an unstable robotic intelligence, obsessed with constant upgrading.

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Haven returns September 13th; Season 3 Blu-ray/DVD will include graphic novel

by on Aug.29, 2013, under Television

Haven returns for its fourth season on Syfy September 13th – 10 days after Season 3 releases on Blu-ray and DVD. And Season 3 purchasers will receive an extra bonus – a 16-page graphic novel called Haven: After The Storm, which fills in some of what happens after the Season 3 finale and the Season 4 premiere, which picks up 6 months later. The comic was limited to 100,000 copies.

And here’s a teaser for Season 4, along with some interesting found footage from a group called the Darkside Seekers…looks like there is going to be more Trouble…and don’t forget, Eureka‘s Colin Ferguson joins the cast!

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