Looks Like Fox is Rebooting League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

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Remember when Sean Connery turned down Lord of the Rings to be the lead in a horrible adaptaion of Alan Moore's graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen? The movie flopped so hard, Connery chose to retire from acting altogether, and now fox wants to give it another go.

League follows a group of characters famous from 19th Century British sci-fi/fantasy novels as they team up to take on the most villainous threats. Alan Quartermain, The Invisible Man, Captain Nemo, Doctor Jekyll/Mr. Hyde, and a full vampire version of Mina Harker round out the cast.

Fox tried to produce a TV series in 2013, but it never went beyond the pilot. While it feels like they're just hoping to hold onto the movie rights a little bit longer, let's hope Fox can make something decent from the property this time around.

Tilda Swinton In Talks For Doctor Strange

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It looks like Tilda Swinton is beating out Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy and Ken Watanabe for the role of The Ancient One, the mentor and ally of Stephen Strange. Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, is a former surgeon who after injuring his hands, discovers the supernatural world of magic and demons.

The Ancient One helps Strange become Earth's Sorcerer Supreme, and a prime candidate for The Avengers. While, The Ancient One has typically been portrayed as male, Tilda Swinton seems like the perfect choice to play an ethereal, immortal figure not of this world.

Jenny Lewis Revisits The Wizard, Troop Beverly Hills in Her New Video

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In a pretty delightful send up of her past acting career, Jenny Lewis's newest video for She's Not Me off last year's The Voyager looks back at some of her childhood roles.

Oh and Fred Armisen, Vanessa Bayer and Zosia Mamet stop by to give a hand. Fred's hand is the best.

That Improbable Point Break Remake Has an Equally Improbable Trailer

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We know you put it out of your mind, we did as well. But Lo, the angels of Hollywood have spoken and the remake of 1991's classic Point Break will actually release this winter.

Here's your first look at the Keanu-Reeves-impersonator Luke Bracey and the nothing-at-all-like-Patrick-Swayze Édgar Ramírez doing death defying things in the name of some Robin Hood aspirations.

But here's the thing: Warner Bros. didn't want you to watch this movie and wish for more, no. So they turned everything up to 13, bypassing 11 and 12, in some slightly silly maelstrom of EXTREME action.

For instance, here's some surfing from the original:



And here's some from the new trailer:



How EXTREME!

Whether this trailer excites you or not, we can all be equally sad that we won't see Keanu trying with all of his little heart to speak Spanish in the near future.

Game of Thrones Ratings Took Fell Off the Wall Last Sunday

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Uh oh. After May 17's controversial episode, Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken many said they would swear off Game of Thrones.

Many were deeply unhappy about the treatment of Sansa and the inclusion of sexual assault against her that did not exist in the book's treatment. A lot of people said this was the final straw and vowed to stop watching the show entirely.

Well last Sunday's ratings might have provided a peek behind the ratings curtain as TV on the Numbers is reporting a big drop-off in viewers compared to the previous week.

Game of Thrones only garnered 5.5 million viewers with a 2.5 share of the 18-59 demographic for Sunday's The Gift. Whereas, the vilified episode received 6.2 million viewers or a 3.1 share of the 18-49 demographic.

Before you grab your pitchforks or pat yourselves on the back, keep in mind that this step decline could just as easily have been the work of the Memorial Day weekend. Remember that sweet blissful three days you had off? Those were the days.