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Things We Saw Today: Alfred Pennyworth Is The Real Hero Gotham Needs

Slate magazine takes a look at the character of Alfred Pennyworth as the hero we truly need (but maybe don’t deserve). It’s fascinating to see the many different facets of Bruce Wayne’s loyal butler and guardian portrayed by so many different actors through the years.

  • The Jumanji remake apparently wants MTV Movie Awards co-hosts Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart to star. It won’t be The Rock’s first reboot coming out; he’s also heading up the cast of the star-studded Baywatch remake alongside Zac Efron and Priyanka Chopra. (via Deadline)
  • Confirmation, the HBO film starring Kerry Washington, is airing tonight but has already stirred up some controversy from those who say it is an inaccurate depiction of the Thomas-Hill hearings. (via Variety)

A baby chooses her first Pokemon! Clearly one of the most important decisions in a young girl’s life.

  • There was once a four-hour cut of Batman v Superman? I wish I could say I’m surprised. (via /Film)
  • The People vs OJ Simpson‘s Courtney B. Vance has just signed on to star in the reboot of The Mummy with Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis. On a side note: how GOOD was he as Johnnie Cochran?! (via

What did you see today?

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