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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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.
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Trailer for new Bourne film to debut during Super Bowl 50

A Super Bowl ad will reveal the title of the newest Jason Bourne film, and will give us our first look at a re-Bourne Matt Damon, who is back in action as the super spy after a long hiatus from the franchise.
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Harrison Ford to help hype Star Wars theme park attractions during Disney special

The scruffy-looking nerf-herder himself will appear during a Disney TV special, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at some of the attractions in development for Star Wars-themed stretches of Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
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Check out these hyper-realistic Hateful Eight action figures

Action figures aren't just for kids and Quentin Tarantino's R-rated western bloodbath just got an absurdly detailed line of miniatures that bring the film's unscrupulous characters to life.
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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.