If this is what early concept art of the TMNT reboot’s Turtles looked like, I shudder to think of the preliminary Shredder sketches out there. This is why early drafts must be deleted if not burned. (via io9)
- Jennifer Lawrence is in talks to join Tarantino’s cutely-titled eighth film The Hateful Eight. (via Collider)
- NBC has abandoned its plans for the Oz-inspired Emerald City, a dark retelling of some of L. Frank Baum’s lesser-known stories. (via Variety)
This new poster art for CW’s The Flash is just chock-full of Easter eggs. The Hollywood Reporter spies ten, can you?
- Today in infuriating news: Congress has been banned from editing Wikipedia after someone in the House of Representatives repeatedly made offensive alterations to an entry on Laverne Cox. (via Pajiba)
- Game of Thrones director Neil Marshall wants to direct a Black Widow movie, and says he was satisfied with HBO’s supply of mammoths. Here’s the “Watchers on the Wall” director talking to Vanity Fair about Marvel’s under-utilized hero:
I would love to do a Black Widow movie. That’s perfect, I would love to do that. That character is really interesting, she doesn’t have any superpowers, she just has extraordinary skills, and the world that she comes from, being this ex-K.G.B. assassin, I find that really fascinating, yeah.