A stroke of casting genius?
Warner Bros. is still figuring out the recipe for success with its DC Comics properties, and Ben Affleck seems to be their hero (not one the studio deserves, but the one it needs right now) with his solo Batman movie.
Things got more interesting when Affleck — who is writing and directing, in addition to playing the leading role — revealed that the villain would be none other than Deathstroke!
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Well, it looks like Batfleck called on some serious muscle to fill out Deathstroke's armor… because Joe Manganiello has officially been cast to play the deadly super-assassin!!
According to The Wall Street Journal, DC Films head Geoff Johns confirmed the True Blood star was tapped to play the role on Thursday — though wouldn't say whether the character would show up in
This is gonna be cool!!
HBO vampire drama True Blood, with such a cult following despite its early cancellation recently, is working towards becoming a musical, according to a report in the New York Post!
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The project will have music written by Nathan Barr — the man who composed music for the TV series — as well as lyrics by Elizabeth Scott, the author of Living Dead Girl.
Recently, they went so far as to have a very secret table read with actors, too!!
Details are few and far between, but we know you can expect the musical to
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are still TOTALLY in love.
On Tuesday evening, the Modern Family actress took to Instagram to share a particular sweet pic in honor of her and her man's two year anniversary as a couple. Aww!
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The brunette beauty posted:
Alexander Skarsgård and Margot Robbie had HOT chemistry while filming The Legend Of Tarzan!
Director David Yates revealed the primal heat between the two leads was so intense, Margot gave Alex a bruise after hitting him while filming a passionate sex scene!
But even with all that intensity, the actor revealed that he preferred locking lips with a different Aussie actor on the screen!
Stopping by Tuesday's The Project, Skarsgard revealed his True Blood co-star Ryan Kwanten was a better kisser than the Suicide Squad star — and even fellow Aussie bombshell Nicole Kidman!
Photo: Alexander's Package Makes A Cameo At The MTV Movie Awards!
After being asked which one of his Australian costars was the best kisser, he said:
Joe Manganiello appears to be doing just fine after his health scare earlier this spring!
Over the weekend, Sofia Vergara took to Instagram to share a sweet pic of herself and her man cuddling while they enjoyed a leisurely afternoon. Aww!
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The Modern Family actress posted:
Alexander Skarsgård did the no pants dance at the MTV Movie Awards!
The 39-year-old actor blessed us all on Saturday night when he decided to leave the bottom half of his tuxedo at home! Praise you, Tarzan!
The True Blood star was business on top in a traditional black jacket and bow tie, but he brought ALL the party down below just wearing a pair of white undies!
We don't hate it!!! Carry on!
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