Adam Poltrack

Adam Poltrack

Adam is an A/V News Writer for Digital Trends, and is responsible for bringing you the latest advances in A/V equipment/technology. Before coming to Digital Trends, he wrote for The Tactic Company and served as a staff reporter for The Hometown Media Group.
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Lucasfilm commits to hiring a woman to direct a Star Wars film … eventually

In an interview, Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy said unequivocally that the studio plans to have a woman direct a Star Wars film in the future, but when that might happen is still a matter of speculation.
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The final Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer and presale info could arrive this weekend

While every other movie on the planet may be tired of taking a back seat to Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens, it looks like the film may be primed to hijack the headlines once again.
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Flipping the script: Sony may rewrite The Gray Man to star Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron (aka Max Max: Fury Road's Imperator Furiosa) is an action star and is talented enough that Sony Pictures may change the sex of The Gray Man so it can cast her in the film's lead role.
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Kate Winslet to play iconic war correspondant Lee Miller

Kate Winslet will reportedly play one-time fashion model/photographer and Vogue war correspondent Lee Miller, who for years was pretty much the most interesting woman in the world.
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Jennifer Lawrence in talks to team up with Black Swan Director Darren Aronofsky

While Jennifer Lawrence pretty much has her pick of the litter when it comes to Hollywood scripts, the actress is eyeing Darren Arnofsky's next film and is in talks to star in the as-of-yet untitled project
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This Hulkbuster armor shown at NY Comic Con is real, and it’s spectacular

Should you ever have a to deal with a Hulk-sized headache, you may want to ring up Thomas DePetrillo, the costume maker that rolled out the cosplay of all cosplays at New York Comic Con 2015.
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Hulk to smash alongside the God of Thunder in Thor: Ragnarok

The third installment of the Thor series centers around Ragnarok, an apocalyptic event in Norse canon that features fire, brimstone, death, and rebirth. Marvel's canon, however, includes a very large, very green addition.
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First Pride and Prejudice and Zombies trailer is gory fun 1:05

The Burr Steers-helmed Pride and Prejudice and Zombies adaptation has its first trailer and the Bennet sisters are out for blood. Warning: It may forever change the way you look at Jane Austen's classic novel
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Free Jessica Jones comic released in advance of Netflix debut

Jessica Jones is on her way to Netflix, but not without a visit to the medium that made her famous. The character is the star of a new, free digital comic that previews her upcoming series.
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Benicio del Toro’s Collector may continue hoarding in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

As of this past June, no one was quite sure if Benicio del Toro would be back as The Collector in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but a fellow castmate may have just confirmed his return.
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We now know why Christian Bale and Leonardo DiCaprio passed on Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender wasn't the first actor eyed for the role of Steve Jobs, but both Christian Bale and Leonardo DiCaprio stepped aside after someone close to Jobs asked them not to take part in the film.
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Disney casts its newest princess: Moana

While your kids wait for Frozen 2, Disney is hard at work on an adventure that takes place in a very different climate. Moana is set in the Pacific Islands and Disney recently revealed that it has found the voice of the eponymous princess