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‘Humans of New York’ Author Shoots Photos at The Met Gala

honyBrandon Stanton, creator of the “Humans of New York” photo project and author of the New York Times bestselling book, was invited to take pictures at The Met Gala by Vogue magazine.

During the glitzy event, Stanton captured the portraits of How I Met Your Mother actor Neil Patrick Harris, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston, and nine-time Grammy winner John Legend. Vogue allowed Stanton to post some of his favorite pieces on the HONY blog.

Stanton shared the photo of Cranston and his wife along with a touching quote this morning on Facebook; the post has drawn more than 310,000 “likes” and over 6,100 comments. In an interview with Mashable, Stanton revealed that his “goal was to keep my interviews the same as they’d be on the street, even though everyone was carrying cocktails and wearing tuxedos.” What do you think?

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Bryan Cranston Lands Deal for Memoir On ‘Breaking Bad’

Bryan CranstonGolden Globe-winning actor Bryan Cranston has landed a book deal to pen a memoir chronicling his years playing Walter White on the hit TV series, Breaking Bad.

Cranston (pictured, via) gave this statement in the release: “Walter White taught me a lot—some of it useful, some of it dangerous. With this book, I want to tell the stories of my life and reveal the secrets and lies that I lived with for six years shooting Breaking Bad.”

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Denzel Washington & Bryan Cranston Rumored to Join the Cast of ‘Batman vs. Superman’

423169_422604344480259_820537953_nRumor has it that Academy Award winner Denzel Washington will play the Green Lantern in the forthcoming Batman vs. Superman movie. Earlier this month, Nuke the Fridge reported another theory that named Washington (pictured, via) as the actor who will portray Lex Luthor.

Washington is not the only actor whose name has been linked to Superman’s evil adversary. According to ScreenRant, comic book fans speculated that Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston would take on the role. Below, we’ve embedded a fan-made trailer that features Cranston as Lex Luthor.

Which actor would you pick to play the infamous supervillain? As of this time, the list of confirmed cast members include Henry Cavill as Superman, Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, and Amy Adams as Lois Lane. The film will be released on July 17, 2015.
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Gal Gadot to Play Wonder Woman in ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Movie

bvsActress Gal Gadot has landed the role of Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder’s Batman Vs. Superman film.

Here’s more from Deadline: “Gadot has been in three Fast & Furious films, as well as Knight And Day and Date Night. Given that Warner Bros has bolstered its starpower with Affleck and has Cavill returning from the summer hit Man Of Steel, it makes sense to groom new stars in the supporting roles, the way that Marvel has done.”

The movie will be released on July 17, 2015. The cast also includes actors Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, and Bryan Cranston as Lex Luthor. Who would you have cast to play the Amazon princess superhero?

Bryan Cranston To Narrate ‘The Things They Carried’

audible_logo._V400592310_Producers Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman will work together with documentarian Ken Burns to curate an audiobook collection for Audible called Playtone.

The series is named after the three creators’ film and television production company, featuring a wide range of books–you can see the complete list of titles below.  The series will include Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried narrated by Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston. Check it out:

Other books in the Playtone line are the classic war memoirs With the Old Breed by E.B. Sledge and Helmet for my Pillow by Robert Leckie. These two memoirs, which inspired Playtone’s award-winning HBO miniseries The Pacific, are narrated by the actors who portrayed Sledge and Leckie in the series, Joseph Mazzello and James Badge Dale, and both feature introductions by Hanks. Finally, celebrated documentarian Burns (The Civil WarThe Dust Bowl) has handpicked a selection of audiobooks covering the past 150 years of American history that has inspired his own work, personally recording introductions to each.

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Man of Steel Sequel Gets Fan-Edited Trailer

Mixing footage from Breaking Bad, Daredevil, Man of Steel and lots of other movies, an editor on YouTube created a trailer for Man of Steel 2.

The highly anticipated sequel to the recent Superman adaptation will star Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman. Rolling Stone published a report yesterday that Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston inked a movie deal that ”includes at least six appearances” as Lex Luthor in DC Comics movies.

What do you think about the fan made trailer–are you more excited about the rumored casting film?

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Breaking Bad & Percy Bysshe Shelley

AMC released an unusual trailer for the final episodes of Breaking Bad, as star Bryan Cranston read “Ozymandias” by the great poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley.

We’ve embedded the video above–what do you think? If you want to explore more Shelley poetry and essays before the final episodes begin this weekend, we’ve collected a long list of free books by the author. Open Culture has more about the poem:

It seems perfectly in character, then, that the show’s producers would tease the final season with the ominous and dusty clip above, with Cranston reading Percy Bysshe Shelley’s sonnet “Ozymandias,” a poem about the hubris of another desert tyrant—well-known for his megalomaniacal folly—Ramesses II (also known by a transliteration of his throne name, Ozymandias).

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