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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Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds in talks to travel to Mars for new film Life

After a hugely successful turn as Marvel's Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds star is rising so fast that he may leave Earth entirely. The actor is in talks to head to The Red Planet for 'Life,' a Mars mission-based sci-fi epic.
Movies & TV

Work underway on Star Wars: Episode VIII, Benicio Del Toro and Laura Dern on board 0:34

Lucasfilm recently posted a short production teaser for Star Wars: Episode VIII and revealed a few new cast members, including Academy Award winner Benicio del Toro, and Academy Award nominee Laura Dern.
Movies & TV

This Harry Potter superfan built a functioning version of the Weasley family’s clock

The Weasley family's clock didn't actually tell time, but it had magical properties that a Reddit user has managed to recreate through some good old-fashioned technological wizardry.
Music

Spotify's Love Notes lets you send musical valentines

In honor of Valentine's Day, Spotify is rolling out Love Notes, a new service that lets you craft a custom playlist to say anything from "I secretly love you" to "let's get it on."
Movies & TV

New ghost, possessed Kevin the Receptionist teased by upcoming Ghostbusters Lego set

These days, everything is Lego-ified, but the toy version of the upcoming, all-female Ghostbusters reboot may have just revealed a few things about the film that we didn't yet know.
Music

Justin Bieber, Alice Cooper, and Robin Thicke headline new group of Grammy performers

The recent additions to list of Grammy performers would make for quite the show on their own, but they're joining a long list of musicians that already includes Adele, Lady Gaga, and Kendrick Lamar.
Movies & TV

Get ready for Key and Peele to inject Super Bowl 50 with comedic commentary 0:30

If you're not all that serious about the upcoming Super Bowl, Key and Peele are offering Real Talk and an alternative to the straight-forward commentary fans have become accustomed to.
Movies & TV

Twin Peaks revival adds Naomi Watts, Tom Sizemore to cast

Though its premier is still a ways away, David Lynch’s Twin Peaks revival just brought on Naomi Watts and Tom Sizemore, who will join a mixed cast of first-timers and reprising veterans.
Movies & TV

Gwendoline Christie confirms that Captain Phasma will return for Star Wars: Episode VIII

Many were disappointed at how little screen time Gwendoline Christie's Captain Phasma received in The Force Awakens, but the character is coming back for Episode VIII and is expected to see an expanded role.
Movies & TV

Louis CK has a new series and it’s available on his website

In a surprise move, Louis CK released his new show (Horace and Pete's) via his website. The dark dramedy has been described as a less cheery version of everyone's favorite bar-based sitcom.
Movies & TV

Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Key and Peele on deck for post-Super Bowl Colbert show

The Late show with Stephen Colbert is bringing in some heavy hitters in hopes of capitalizing on the massive audience expected to tune in when the Carolina Panthers meet the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50.
Movies & TV

Watch Vin Diesel sell Street Sharks at 1994 toy fair

Vin Diesel wasn't always the action hero he is today, and this video from a '90s toy fair reminds us that the actor took a few detours on his way to becoming the movie star we now know.