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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Check out the first poster for Disney’s ‘Moana,’ courtesy of Dwayne Johnson

As busy as Dwayne Johnson always seems to be, the actor recently found time to reveal the first poster for Moana on Twitter, along with another bit of news that will have Disney fans salivating.
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Expectations low for U.S. release of 'Warcraft,' but it's breaking records in China

The new film adaptation of Warcraft is projected to underwhelm at the domestic box-office, but it's doing so well in the rest of the world that it likely won't matter. It has already broken a record in China.

Hamilton creator pens op-ed on unfair use of 'ticket bots'

When your show is so popular that you need to advocate for improved legislation regulating ticket sales, you know you've hit the big time. Lin-Manuel Miranda recently did just that in a New York Times op-ed.
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Amazon orders five new pilots featuring Cuban nightclubs and space-faring clergymen

Not content to rest on the success of shows like Mozart in the Jungle and Transparent, Amazon has ordered five spanking-new pilots, covering a broad array of subjects. This slate seems to have a little something for everyone.
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Move over, Megatron: Anthony Hopkins adds some class to Transformers 5

As one of the greatest actors of his generation, Anthony Hopkins has some experience transforming. But will he play a human or an automaton in Transformers: The Last Knight, the fifth installment of Michael Bay's robot battle royale?
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Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott ain’t afraid of no ghost

Ray Parker Jr.'s Ghostbusters theme was nearly as popular as the movie that inspired it, but Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott are ready to bring the iconic song into the 21st century.
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Daniel Day-Lewis in talks to reteam with Paul Thomas Anderson for fashion film

Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis has apparently awakened from his latest multiyear slumber and is in talks to star in a new film helmed by his There Will Be Blood director Paul Thomas Anderson.
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Don't feed the trolls: T.J. Miller to play internet instigator in Ready Player One

As the infamous Erlich Bachman on HBO's Silicon Valley, TJ Miller gets plenty of practice in the ancient art of being teeth-grindingly irritating and side-splittingly hilarious at the very same time.

Google Doodle uses age-old technique to honor animation pioneer

Go behind the scenes to learn how Google painstakingly replicated an age-old technique called “silhouette animation” to honor animator Charlotte 'Lotte' Reiniger on what would have been her 117th birthday.
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‘Game of Thrones’ star Clarke wants to shake, stir spy series by playing Bond, Jane Bond

Not only does Emilia Clarke want to be the one to turn James Bond into Jane Bond, she has already decided on a co-star. Spoiler alert: He's one of the most revered leading men in all of Hollywood.
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Dwayne Johnson to play the comic book character that inspired Superman

Before Superman ever stepped on the scene, this lesser-known comic book character was taking on supervillains and finding peace and quiet in his his Arctic "Fortress of Solitude." Now, Dwayne Johnson has been cast to play Doc Savage in an…