SMALL PRINT: KUNG FU & CLARICE Cast Leads; Macaulay Culkin Joins AMERICAN HORROR Story, & More

SMALL PRINT: KUNG FU & CLARICE Cast Leads; Macaulay Culkin Joins AMERICAN HORROR Story, & More

Last week was a slow one here on CBM, so we've rounded up some of the smaller stories from the past seven days that may be of interest. Find out what's included in this latest edition of Small Print...

As we begin a new week here on CBM, it's time for another edition of Small Print. It's been pretty quiet on the comic book movie news front, but there are a few non-CBM or related stories floating around that may be of interest, and we've rounded them up for you guys here.

Below, you'll find details on the lead actors for the female-fronted Kung Fu reboot and Silence of the Lambs sequel series Clarice, a roundup of match results from WWE's Super ShowDown event in Saudi Arabia, a ridiculous Wolverine rumor, and much more.

Have a scroll through the stories by clicking the "next" button, and let us know what you think in the comments.

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Silence of the Lambs Sequel Series Casts Rebecca Breeds As Clarice



CBS' upcoming Silence of the Lambs sequel pilot Clarice has cast Aussie actress Rebecca Breeds (The Originals, Pretty Little Liars) in the lead role of Clarice Starling, who was previously played by both Jodie Foster and Julianne Moore on the big screen.

Set one year after the events of Lambs, Clarice follows the titular FBI Agent as she returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high-stakes political world of Washington, D.C. The character of Hannibal Lecter is not expected to appear.

Peyton Reed Rumored For The Mandalorian Season 2

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A new rumor doing the rounds online via Murphy's Multiverse claims that Ant-Man director Peyton Reed will helm two episodes of the upcoming second season of Disney+'s The Mandalorian. The report also mentions that Taika Waititi will return to "contribute" to the live-action Star Wars series. Whether that means he'll also direct or will be reprising the role of IG-11 is unclear.

This comes right after James Mangold debunked a separate rumor that he helmed "sequences" for the show, so take this will an extra helping of salt for the time being. We should find out more during Disney's special UK event this Thursday.

Matt Fraction's Hawkeye Costume May Pop Up in The Disney+ Series


Based on everything we've heard so far, the Disney+ Hawkeye show is going to be at least partially influenced by Matt Fraction's popular solo run for the character, and we're now hearing that Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) might wear the "costume" he donned in that series.

If you've read the comic you'll know he spends most of his time in jeans and t-shirt, but he does sport a more conventional superhero outfit at certain points. Well, it was a different t-shirt with a logo and a pair of sunglasses, but close enough!

At any rate, MCU Cosmic reckons it will feature in some capacity, although Renner may not even wear it and it might simply show up as an Easter Egg.

New Mutants TV Spots



A pair of new TV spots for The New Mutants have been posted on Fox's YouTube page. They're basically just condensed versions of the most recent trailer and don't appear to feature any new footage, but there might be a snippet or two in there somewhere.



Kung Fu Reboot Casts Legacies Actress Olivia Liang



According to Deadline, The CW's Kung Fu reboot has found its lead in Legacies‘ Olivia Liang.

The show, which has Christina M. Kim, Martin Gero and Greg Berlanti on board as producers, will be a re-imagining of the classic David Carradine series from the '70s. The story focuses on a young Chinese-American woman named Nicky Chen (Liang), who drops out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China.

But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice — all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her.

WWE Super ShowDown Match Results

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WWE held its annual Super ShowDown PPV event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia this past Thursday, and the majority of fans seemed to be very disappointed in the results.

These shows are never very good, to be honest, but Goldberg handing "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt his first loss to become the new Universal Champion just didn't sit well with a lot of people. We also had a pointless Brock Lesnar/Ricochet squash match, and The Undertaker putting in a brief appearance to win some gauntlet trophy thing.

Yes, it was all about getting the young up-and-comers over at SSD.

Goldberg is The New Universal Champion After Pinning "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt At SUPER SHOWDOWN

Brock Lesnar Defeats Ricochet At SUPER SHOWDOWN In Just Over A Minute

Roman Reigns Ends His Rivalry With King Corbin At SUPER SHOWDOWN In A Steel Cage Match

The Miz And John Morrison Become New SMACKDOWN Tag-Team Champions At SUPER SHOWDOWN

The Undertaker Arrives At SUPER SHOWDOWN To Take Out AJ Styles And Win The Tuwaiq Mountain Trophy

Macaulay Culkin Joins The Cast of American Horror Story

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Home Alone actor Macaulay Culkin is set to return to acting with a role in the upcoming tenth season of American Horror Story. The former child star has made several guest appearances in the likes of Dollface, Robot Chicken and Kings, but this will be his first substantial role in many years.

No details on his character were provided, but showrunner Ryan Murphy did reveal that regulars Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Kathy Bates, Billie Lourd, Finn Wittrock, Lily Rabe, Adina Porter, Leslie Grossman and Angelica Ross will all be back for what's believed to be the final season of the long-running FX series.

We Can't Even...

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Finally, we thought we'd share a "rumor" that's been doing the rounds for a few days purely for a laugh. We're not even going to link to the source, but let's just say that a notorious peddler of bullshit is claiming that former(?) Superman actor Henry Cavill has been cast as Wolverine... in Captain Marvel 2! Yes, Marvel has found their new Logan! 

Perhaps the funniest thing about this is how many supposedly reputable sites ran with the story, but there you go. Henry Cavill as Wolverine. Oh, and Marvel is buying DC too apparently.
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