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Monday Cute: Sean Astin Plays With Toys & Remains Our Noble Hero

On Thursday afternoon, actor and universally known delightful person, Sean Astin (aka Bob aka Samwise aka Rudy), teamed up with Sharper Image to promote their Pop-Up Store Launch Party in Times Square.

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Re-Creating Stranger Things’ Barb Isn’t a “Fruitless Exercise,” She’s a Sorely Needed Character

Barb can certainly feel like lightning in a bottle, for sure, but to write her off as a phenomenon, as something almost like a fluke, is to deny the very essence of why people rallied around Barb as a character.

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Stranger Things Adds Even More 80s Star Power by Casting Paul Reiser and Sean Astin

Linnea Berthelsen, Sean Astin, and Paul Reiser are joining season two of Netflix's Stranger Things. Do their roles give us some hints about what to expect?

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Things We Saw Today: Canada Has Star Trek Currency

Holy moly, Canada has Star Trek-themed currency including a delta-shaped gold coin, coins with the USS Enterprise, and coins with Spock, Uhura, and more.

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Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Films Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Passes Away at 59

Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, beloved for his work on the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit films as well as I Am Legend, Babe, the 2005 King Kong, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes, passed away yesterday at 59 of an apparent heart attack.

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This Is What Happens When You Give Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, & Sean Astin Lightsabers

Aren't You A Little Short For A Stormtrooper?

Thank you, Sean Astin, for sharing this with the world. I believe we are better for it. (via Nerd Approved) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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Sean Astin To Join The Strain, Guillermo Del Toro’s Vampire Series

What It Says On the Tin

Can you imagine Samwise Gamgee as a vampire? We can't either, and in fact, while Sean Astin will be joining The Strain, Guillermo Del Toro's vampire television thriller, the actor will be one of the humans in the show. The show focuses on a team who must investigate a viral outbreak, but those affected by the virus are intelligent and eager for food, which could mean the people trying to control the contagion. Astin is lined up to play the administrator of the virus-fighting team, Jim Kent.

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Sean Astin To Star in Cabin Fever Reboot

Bloody Good Fun

Sean Astin of Lord of The Rings fame will star in Cabin Fever: Patient Zero, a prequel to the wildly successful Eli Roth horror comedy film Cabin Fever. The film will be directed by comic book artist Kaare Andrews. I'm not entirely sure of the impetus behind the reboot (wasn't Cabin Fever 2 an absolute failure?) but perhaps a fresh take on the franchise is in order! Hit the jump for more details on the plot!

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There And Back Again: A Super-Smooth Hobbits Tale

There And Back Again

When I sent this video to Susana earlier this was our exchange: Susana: I have not clicked on this link yet but my face is :D Me: It should be. Elijah Wood (Frodo), Sean Astin (Sam), Billy Boyd (Pippin) and Dominic Monaghan (Merry) are reuniting and it makes us nostalgia so bad.

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Things We Saw Today: A Look at the First Poster and Costumes for Joss Whedon’s Avengers

Things We Saw Today

Take a look at our first glimpse of a live-action Hawkeye, as well as a rebooted Captain America costume. (At Comics Alliance)

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