Outlander season 4 spoilers: Jamie Fraser star reveals Black Jack twist with new villain

Outlander fans breathed an enormous sigh of relief when British Redcoats soldier Black Jack Randall (played by Tobias Menzies) was finally killed in the season three premiere last year. The twisted psychopath tormented Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) for years and the Scottish Highlander will forever have the memories engraved on his back after his savage […]

Zachary Quinto to Star as 'Seductive' Villain in AMC Horror Drama NOS4A2

Zachary Quinto is sinking his teeth into cable TV once again, having nabbed the lead role in AMC’s forthcoming supernatural drama NOS4A2. Based on Joe Hill’s bestselling 2013 novel, NOS4A2 — which received a 10-episode series order in April — centers on Vic McQueen, a young artist who discovers she has a supernatural ability to […]

Avengers 4: Heroes to TEAM UP with Thanos to defeat THIS even worse villain? New theory

In amongst the onslaught of theories that have emerged about next year’s blockbuster since the release of Infinity War, a couple have made a nod to Galactus. In the comics, Galactus was depicted as a God-like figure with absolutely no regard for morals or the wellbeing of mortal beings, who feeds off the energy of […]

Play a Disney villain in new Villainous board game

Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Disney’s 1973 Robin Hood is objectively the best film the studio ever made—send all e-mail disagreements on this point to lee@ars—and my childhood would have been vastly poorer without the song “Phony King of England.” […]

The Flash season 5 spoilers: America’s Got Talent contestant cast as new villain

The Flash has had a number of eccentric villains in its time on air, and its newest has now been found. The classic DC Comics villain Rag Doll has been reported to join the line-up of baddies working to take down Barry Allen (played by Grant Gustin). Even more surprising is that America’s Got Talent […]

James Bond 25: ‘Danny Boyle quit after Bond villain casting CLASH with Daniel Craig’

On Tuesday evening James Bond producers and Craig announced that Boyle had left Bond 25 over “creative differences.” And now a source has revealed the director’s decision to leave was over whether to cast Tomasz Kot as the Bond villain. The Polish actor stars in Cold War, which is released later this month, however it’s […]

Star Wars 9 scene leak: These THREE characters plus return of THIS iconic villain

JJ Abrams has started filming the final movie in the three trilogies, with sets already confirmed in the UK and Jordan. He has a lot of work to do to satisfy nine movies-worth of plot and unimaginable fan expectations. This is not helped by the furious backlash against Rian Johnson and Kathleen Kennedy after The […]

The Morning Watch: Creating an Empathetic Villain in ‘Black Panther’, Movie Props Tour & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a video essay explores how director Ryan Coogler […]

‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Trailer & Villain Voice Cast Revealed [Comic-Con 2018]

Since the mid 1980s, every new generation of kids has grown up with their own version of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. What started out as a grittier comic book property became much more kid-friendly when an animated series took off in 1987 and launched a somewhat less kid-friendly feature film adaptation that eventually steered […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp director was NOT a fan of his first film villain Yellowjacket

Back in 2015 Corey Stoll took on the role of Darren Cross in Ant-Man, who was mentored by Hank Pym and took over his company. The scientist ended up using the shrinking technology to develop the Yellowjacket suit for militaristic purposes. Since the film’s release Marvel fans have criticised Cross for being part of the […]