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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‘Veep’ creator’s ‘The Death of Stalin’ adds new cast members, begins shooting

You might think it would be hard to draw comedy from the life and death of one of history's greatest dictators, but Veep creator Armando Iannucci’s brand of satire makes us laugh at even the most twisted circumstances.
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Warner Bros. eyeing Lady Gaga for female lead in ‘A Star Is Born’ remake

Beyonce was once attached to play the titular star in the remake of A Star is Boen, but Warner Bros. execs are now eyeing Lady Gaga after a screen test revealed some serious chemistry between her and director/star Bradley Cooper.
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Demetrius Shipp Jr. is the very image of Tupac in first trailer for ‘All Eyez on Me’

Borrowing its title from Tupac's fourth studio album, All Eyez on Me has debuted its first trailer. While it doesn't tell us much about the film itself, its star looks so much like the slain rapper that it's sort of scary.
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Here’s the hilarious reason Charlie Cox of ‘Daredevil’ missed out on playing Han Solo

Charlie Cox won't be making the Kessel Run anytime soon, as an odd quirk he picked up while playing Marvel's Daredevil reared its head during his audition for the upcoming young Han Solo spinoff.
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‘Fast 8’ cast adds another classy dame, Oscar winner Helen Mirren

Thanks to her seemingly unlikely fondness for one of the film's stars, Helen Mirren, the woman who once won an Oscar for portraying the Queen of England, will put the pedal to the metal as a member of the Fast 8 cast.
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Steven Spielberg may direct biopic about legendary newsman Walter Cronkite

A biopic about Walter Cronkite, the CBS news anchor once known as the "most trusted man in America," is on its way to the big screen, and one of Hollywood's most iconic directors may be the one calling the shots.
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Catch a whiff of a galaxy far, far away with these Star Wars scents

Being a Star Wars superfan doesn't mean that you have to smell like an unwashed Rancor. Check out these three Star Wars-inspired scents from German fragrance company Lifestyle Perfumes.
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‘Doctor Strange,’ Guardians 2 directors hint at Comic-Con appearances

Scott Derrickson and James Gunn -- directors of Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, respectively -- have both suggested that they'll be in attendance for Comic-Con San Diego this Summer.
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Amazon says thank you very much for Mr. Robot after landing season 1 of hit show

Mr. Robot recently took home the Golden Globe for best TV Drama, and now Amazon Prime members can stream and/or download the first season of the critically acclaimed USA network series.
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Escape to a Polynesian paradise with the first teaser for Disney’s ‘Moana’

Are you ready for sun, sand, palm trees and, crystal-blue seas? If the 9 to 5 grind is getting you down, the first teaser trailer for Disney's Moana may just be the virtual vacation that you need.
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Mel Gibson working with' Braveheart' writer on sequel to 'The Passion of the Christ'

While The Passion of the Christ depicted the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, a potential sequel would center around the story of the Resurrection, and would likely involve less violence and gore.
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Comedy Central will serve veteran actor Rob Lowe at its next roast

Rob Lowe is handsome, talented, successful, and generally good at life -- which makes him a perfect candidate for roasting. Get ready to cringe and laugh at the same time; Comedy Central has chosen its next victim.