Things We Saw Today: First Images From The Giver Are Sadly Bereft of Meryl Streep
by Rebecca Pahle | 5:00 pm, January 23rd, 2014
Remember how Meryl Streep is going to be in The Giver? So exciting. But this pic has Jeff Bridges, which is pretty dang cool by itself. Collider has the other picture, featuring main character Jonas (aged up from 12 to 16) and A Baby.
- We have two new Kickstarters for you to check out. The first is for an illustrated edition of Kelly Thompson’s Storykiller (“A novel about a girl who learns that all Stories are real, even the monstrous ones.”) featuring art by Noelle Stevenson, Ranae de Liz, Ray Dillon, Dustin Nguyen, and many more. The second is for Keith & Heath, a short puppet comedy musical starring Jon Cozart of Disney Ever After fame.
- BuzzFeed lists 31 Fantastic Fictional Characters You Want To Spend A Snow Day With. I agree with most of them. Not the Winchester brothers; I’m a girl and I don’t want to die.
I was a little ticked that OPI’s new Muppets Most Wanted series doesn’t have any green in it until I saw the pun-loving company named one of the shades “Kermit Me To Speak.” We’re all good, OPI. (Chic Profile)
- YouTuber NicksplosionFX compiled a two hour, fifty minute-long supercut of every NES title screen ever made. (Neatorama)
- San Francisco Is Opening a Cat Cafe. Nobody tell Jill or she’ll leave for Cali at the drop of a hat. (The Frisky)
A centuries-old reverse edge sword, pictured above, turned up in an old storage unit in Japan. Rurouni Kenshin is real! (Nerd Approved)