More Batman News: Nightwing Is Getting His Own Movie


The DC extended universe is a constantly expanding, unpredictable place. Just earlier today Matt Reeves was confirmed to direct The Batman, a week after it was reported that his director talks had broken down. That's not the only Batman news of the day, though. Warner Bros. has also announced that it's making a ...

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‘Logan’ Buzz: Is There a Postcredits Scene? Plus: What Might Bring Hugh Jackman Back As Wolverine?


In just over a week, one of the best superhero movies ever hits theaters. We love Logan, and we can't wait for you all to see it, but for now we have some things to share with you regarding the X-Men spin-off's postcredits stinger and the future of Hugh Jackman and newcomer Dafne ...

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Rob Zombie to Cameo in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’; Who Else Might Join the Fun?


Musician and filmmaker Rob Zombie (above) is obviously no stranger to the performing arts, but as far as acting is concerned, he's probably best known for voicing roles in movies directed by James Gunn (Slither, Super, Guardians of the Galaxy). That tradition will continue with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. ...

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News Briefs: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen to Star in ‘Flarsky’


Flarsky: Charlize Theron (The Huntsman: Winter's War, above left) and Seth Rogen (Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, above right) will star in Flarsky. Jonathan Levine will direct; he previously worked with Rogen on 50/50 and The Night Before. Writer Dan Sterling previously penned Rogen's The Interview. Rogen will play an out-of-work ...

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Glass-fusion artist teaching at McKinney Center


The rhythmic ping of a shard of glass ever-so-delicately placed on a swirl of green and blue that will soon be fired anywhere between 1,099-1,501 degrees Fahrenheit ending with a result of a fluted vase, a 4-piece plate or a coaster sure to complement any coffee table. This is how Karen ...

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Beech Mt. Retro weekend set for this week


The sixth annual Totally ’80s Retro Ski Weekend will be held Thursday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 26 at Beech Mountain Resort, 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway and throughout the town of Beech Mountain. This year’s festivities include live ‘80s music each night, retro ski fashions every day and plenty of old-school ...

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Jonesborough Yarn Exchange to present ‘Affrilachia’


In honor of Black History Month, the Jonesborough Yarn Exchange Radio Show celebrates area African-American artists, poets, and leaders. A program themed “Affrilachia” will be performed on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m., at the International Storytelling Center “Affrilachia” embraces a multicultural influence, a spectrum of people who consider Appalachia home and/or ...

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It’s Official: ‘Apes’ Director Matt Reeves Will Next Tackle ‘The Batman’


Hollywood is full of ups and downs. Movies have tons of different pieces in constant motion, and so often news that's true in the morning may not even be true by lunchtime. There's no better recent example of this than news on who is directing The Batman. So let's recap ...

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Exclusive Art: Looking Back at ‘Logan’ and Hugh Jackman in the ‘X-Men’ Movies


p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Calibri; color: #313131; -webkit-text-stroke: #313131} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} From the very first instant we see Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in the original X-Men we knew we were looking at a bona fide screen icon. He inhabited the role in such a ferocious way, that the beloved ...

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Exclusive Clip: Nicholas Hoult Is in Trouble in ‘Collide’


The new action thriller Collide boasts an A-list cast: Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins and Ben Kingsley all star. In it, Hoult plays an American backpacking through Europe who hopes to help pay for his girlfriend's (Jones) medical emergency by running drugs for an eccentric smuggler (Kingsley). Unfortunately, a ...

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