Melissa Benoist of Glee has been cast as Supergirl, CBS announced today. Benoist as Kara Zor-El seems like an interesting choice because she looks nothing like her character. However, we trust Greg Berlanti has an eye for the right people in his shows. Source: Deadline
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 officially was the highest grossing movie of 2014. Sorry Guardians of the Galaxy, America likes kids killing each other more than awesome space comedies. Source: Variety
Bryan Singer announced the three new cast members for X-Men: Apocalypse. Jean Gray will be played by Sophie Turner of Game of Thrones, Alexandra Shipp of the much chagrined Lifetime Aaliyah movie, and Tye Sheridan of Mud.
Dreamworks is going through a really tough time. They closed an animation office today and cut 500 jobs. With several less that stellar films released recently, it was time for a change. Let’s hope things get better for Dreamworks, and for the people who were laid off today. Source: Variety
Have you been wanting to watch Transparent, especially since it won a whole bunch of Golden Globes? This Saturday is your chance because Amazon will be streaming it for free for 24 hours. Source: A.V. Club
Lara Croft and Con-Air director Simon West will be directing the remake to The Blob. Source: Deadline
In the rumor mill, Marvel is looking for Chiwetel Ejiofor to fill a major role in Doctor Strange. There is all kinds of speculation as to what it could be, but we are pretty sure it will be British. Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Turns out Tom Felton is a Gryffindor after all.