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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Live-action Star Wars series not coming to TV land anytime soon

Thanks to the streaming revolution, television has experienced a renaissance in recent years -- but it doesn't look like we'll be seeing live-action Star Wars on the small screen for the foreseeable future.
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David Bowie-less Labyrinth reboot moving forward

A reboot of the 1986 cult classic Labyrinth has brought on Guardians of the Galaxy co-writer Nicole Perlman to pen the script, and will move forward despite the recent passing of David Bowie, the original Goblin King
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Live-action reboot of He-Man film eyeing McG for director's chair

It has been almost thirty years since the last, live-action He-Man movie, but a Masters of the Universe reboot is in the works with director McG (Charlie's Angels) in talks to helm the project.
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Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange gets a sidekick in Benedict Wong

Benedict Wong has officially been cast as been cast in Marvel's Doctor Strange. The character is a skilled and faithful servant to the Sorcerer Supreme, who happens to share the actor's name.
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Will DiCaprio’s next acting challenge be Russian President Vladimir Putin?

In a recent interview with a German publication, Leonardo DiCaprio suggested that he'd be open to playing Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is one of the most controversial men in the world today.
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Luke’s Empire Strikes Back blaster expected to haul in $300,000 at auction

Proving that nothing from the Star Wars universe comes cheap, Luke Skywalker's blaster from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back is expected to sell for six figures at auction
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Netflix boss says Making a Murderer season 2 is off the table for the time being

If you were hoping for a follow-up to Making a Murderer, you'll be disappointed by Ted Sarandos' recent comments. Netflix's head of content acquisition says the streaming giant isn't even discussing the possibility of second season.
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HBO to hold up Westworld production for two months

HBO is shutting down production on its upcoming sci-fi series, Westworld, for two months. The network says it's a planned hiatus to allow the show's writers to “get ahead of the writing” and finish the remaining scripts.
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George Miller says he was misquoted, could return for Mad Max sequels

George Miller says he was misquoted and that he never suggested that he was finished with the Mad Max franchise, leaving open the possibility that he will return to direct the upcoming Mad Max: The Wasteland
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NBA airs live game in 4K Ultra HD for the first time

Last year, the NBA staged an invite-only broadcast of a 4K game, but this year's Orlando Magic Vs Toronto Raptors contest marks the first live, 4K Ultra HD broadcast in the history of the league
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Colin Trevorrow teases 'profoundly satisfying' Star Wars reveal for Rey's ancestry

According to Star Wars: Episode IX director Colin Treverrow, fans who were left with questions about Rey’s ancestry will likely have them answered in one or perhaps both of the upcoming sequels
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Director James Gunn posts photo of completed Guardians of the Galaxy 2 script

Though it's release is still more than a year away, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 has been making plenty of news. Director James Gunn kept up that trend when he posted a photo of the completed script, which will soon be sent out to the cast.