This will be the new Jor-El appearing in Smallville. According to Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello, Julian Sands has signed on to appear in the CW series as a time-tossed version of Kal-El's father appearing in modern day Smallville alongside new villain Zod.
Apparently, the November (ie, sweeps) episode "Kandor" - named for the city from Krypton that was stolen by Brainiac in the comics, and the possibly-still-existant city that Kara left Earth to find in Smallville, for those looking for clues - will reveal that Jor-El was one of the Kryptonians brought to Earth with Zod at the end of last season, potentially confusing the timeline leading to Kal's birth and launching the series into a new Back To The Future direction, at least for one episode.
Ah, summertime. The kids are finally out of school and in their summer camp making crafts for the day. Your work here is done, and now it's a moment to relax and have some precious me time. Make yourself some ice tea, put the snacks close at hand, and get ready to enjoy one of life's great guilty pleasures: a full-on, unapologetic chick flick. Read more
There are few more dramatic places to find yourself than round a poker table when a high stakes game is reaching its conclusion. Every turn of a card could mean a shifting in fortunes and you can cut the tension with a knife. But for the eventual winner there’s an unbeatable feeling of euphoria, not just for the money being won but for the fact that opponents have been vanquished. Read more
It’s hard to find a person who didn’t like 2012’s Dredd, a film that stands alongside RoboCop as the ultra-violent, dystopic film fans needed at the time, but a sequel to the movie hasn’t been forthcoming; in fact, over the past few years, the likelihood of a second outing for Olivia Thirlby and Karl Urban’s chin has hovered around zero. Read more