First Dibs: Was Andrew Garfield A Real Superhero For Some NYC Kids?

Did J. J. Abrams cut a sexy shower scene featuring Benedict Cumberbatch from Star Trek Into Darkness? Who’s joining the cast of Homeland next season? And is Michael Shannon’s Zod going to be the biggest Superman villain ever in Man of Steel?

  • A couple of lucky kids in New York City got to shoot hoops with a superhero this week. A man dressed as Spiderman showed up on the basketball court and rumor has it that it was Spidey himself, Andrew Garfield. [People]
  • Star Trek Into Darkness director J. J. Abrams visited Conan last night and addressed arguments that the film’s shot of Alice Eve in her underwear was gratuitous by countering that Kirk is also in his underwear at one point. He also shared a deleted scene of Benedict Cumberbatch’s character in the shower:

  • Showtime’s Homeland has added a number of new actors to their cast for season three including veteran stage actress, Amy Morton, as well as actors Joanna Merlin, Nazanin Boniadi and Lawrence Clayton. The new series premieres Sunday, September 29. [Showtime Press Release]
  • People tend to think of Lex Luthor as being Superman’s greatest foe and rival, but in reality, Superman’s nemesis might be Man of Steel’s villain, Zod. Head over to for a convincing argument on why Zod might be to Superman what Khan is to Captain Kirk. [MTV News]

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