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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James Franco tries to thwart JFK's assassination in teaser for 11-22-63

Hulu brought out big guns like J.J. Abrams and James Franco for 11-22-63, and the streaming giant has just released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming, eight-part miniseries
Movies & TV

Emma Stone to hit the hard court as tennis great Billie Jean King in Battle of the Sexes

Emma Stone had better start working on her backhand, as the Birdman actress has just been cast as tennis great Billie Jean King in a film that tells the story of the famous "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match.
Movies & TV

The Huntsman: Winter's War trailer suggests an improvement over its predecessor 2:40

While most people weren't all that thrilled with Snow White and the Huntsman, the trailer for The Huntsman: Winter's War previews the kind of film that could get the franchise pointed in the right direction.
Movies & TV

Merlin Saga adaptation lands Lord of the Rings writer

When a major studio adapts a series of young adult novels about an adolescent wizard, you stand up and take notice -- and when that studio hires one of the foremost fantasy screenwriters in the business, things get even more interesting.
Movies & TV

Gal pals Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to host final SNL of 2015

Saturday Night Live has confirmed its December lineup of guest-hosts and the names of two alums are hard to miss. If you're a long-time SNL fan, let's just say you may want to tune in for the show's final episode of 2015.
Movies & TV

Jennifer Lawrence takes Bradley Cooper to task in new Joy clip 0:43

A new clip for David O. Russell's Joy was released late last week and while it doesn't reveal much about the film's plot, it does remind us that Jennifer Lawrence is Hollywood's highest-paid actress for a reason.
Movies & TV

Paris attacks mean changes for Supergirl, NCIS: LA and others

After the attacks that took place in Paris, many are finding they need a break from even fictional terror and destruction. Several TV shows and even a couple of movies have shuffled their schedules while the world collectively mourns.
Cool Tech

TED rewards modern-day Indiana Jones with $1 million in funding

This belongs in a museum! While Sarah Parcak doesn't use Indiana Jones' familiar refrain, there are quite a few similarities between the fictional archaeologist and the woman who just secured $1 million in funding from TED
Movies & TV

More Star Wars: The Force Awakens plot details emerge

For the last 6 months, Disney and Lucasfilm have gone to extreme measures to keep Star Wars: The Force Awakens details under lock and key, but the last week has seen the studio loosen up a bit and let some information through
Music

AMC to air Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert in December

Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert has secured a long list of star-studded performers and it seems that plenty of folks are still inspired by the vision of the late great musician.
Movies & TV

The House, starring Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell, gets Summer 2017 release

If you're a fan of both Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell, this film feels like a slam dunk, and New Line is showing faith in the project by positioning it smack dab in the middle of the Summer movie season
Movies & TV

Hello, Hollywood: Adele in talks to appear in Xavier Dolan film

Talks are still preliminary, but it looks like Adele may add another slash to her resume. The Hello singer is exploring the possibility of appearing in Xavier Dolan's The Death and Life of John F. Donovan