• Child actress Mackenzie Foy, who played Bella and Edward’s freaky offspring Renesmee Cullen in Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2, has joined the cast of director Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. She will star opposite Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Bill Irwin and Casey Affleck in the film, which is about a heroic interstellar voyage to the furthest reaches of our scientific understanding. Jonathan Nolan has written the script, and the film is scheduled for a November 2014 release. [via The Hollywood Reporter]
• Here’s a gorgeous and rather clever poster designed to promote the forthcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of Oblivion at San Diego Comic-Con (and yes, that is the convention centre itself in ruins). Click on the image for a larger version. [via Coming Soon]
• Michael Bay has revealed that Chinese Mandopop star Han Geng (left) has joined the cast of Transformers 4. “He’s one of Asia’s top stars in the worlds of music, television and movies and has become one of the most influential entertainers in China,” wrote Bay. “Now he’ll also be known for Transformers 4.” Lucky him.
• Computer security company McAfee has released its first ever Most Toxic Superheroes list, with Aquaman coming in at number one. What do they mean by most toxic? Superhero links on the internet that are most likely to result in bad links, including viruses, malware, and sites laden with malicious software designed to steal passwords and personal information. The top 15 villainous superheroes for online surfers this year are:
(% indicates chance of landing on a website that has tested positive for online threats such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses or other malware.)
1 Aquaman: 18.60%
2 Mr Fantastic: 18.22%
3 The Hulk: 17.30%
4 Wonder Woman: 16.77%
5 Daredevil: 16.70%
6 Iron Man: 15.63%
7 Superman: 15.21%
8 Thor: 15.10%
9 Green Lantern: 15.00%
10 Cyclops: 14.40%
11 Wolverine: 14.27%
12 Invisible Woman: 12.40%
13 Batman: 12.30%
14 Captain America: 11.77%
15 Spider-Man: 11.15%
More information on the methodology behind this list here.
• 30 Days Of Night writer Steve Niles is to create an Army Of Darkness spin-off comic for Dynamite Entertainment. “What I’m doing with Ash And The Army Of Darkness is a complete reboot,” says Niles. “We start [with] the last frame of the film and then go right to the next. It’s a wild ride and I think fans of the film will be very happy because I am bringing back a lot of what made the movie so fun. [It] takes place almost entirely in the 1300s setting. That was what made Army of Darkness stand apart. I’m hoping readers agree.”
• Trailer for Mad Max. Sadly, not the Tom Hardy film, but the game that coming out on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in 2014, which’ll do in the meantime.