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In a shocking revelation Thursday, news broke that earlier this summer Selena Gomez underwent a kidney transplant due to her continuing battle against Lupus. Somehow, this major news about one of the world’s biggest pop stars was kept incredibly quiet not only in the mainstream media, but social media where almost everything is posted by someone, somewhere. It was sort of a strange coincidence this was revealed considering I was prepping a podcast episode I recorded with Dylan O’Brien last month in conjunction with his new movie “American Assassin.” A conversation that described how truly taxing and traumatic his accident was on the set of “The Maze Runner: The Death Cure” in March, 2016. Continue reading Dylan O’Brien: “I Was Emotional Stepping On The Set” Of ‘American Assassin’ After Injury [Podcast] at The Playlist.

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Dylan O’Brien is getting re-Bourne. “The Maze Runner” and “Teen Wolf” star is 25 and it’s time to take on some more adult roles, so he’s doing a hard pivot into “American Assassin,” which sees O’Brien going into ruthless action mode. Based on the best-selling book by Vince Flynn, and undoubtedly eyed as a franchise, the film follows a young man recruited and trained to work in CIA black ops, where he becomes the ultimate weapon against terrorists. Continue reading New Trailer For ‘American Assassin’ Turns Dylan O’Brien Into The Ultimate Weapon at The Playlist.

The journey of Vince Flynn‘s novel “American Assassin” to the big screen has been an interesting one. Over the years, directors like Antoine Fuqua, Ed Zwick, and Jeffrey Nachmanoff were linked to the adaptation, while Chris Hemsworth and Bruce Willis were also mentioned for roles. But it took rising star Dylan O’Brien (“The Maze Runner“) and director Michael Cuesta (“Kill The Messenger“) to get the movie in front of cameras. Continue reading Dylan O’Brien Is The ‘American Assassin’ In Red Band Trailer For Thriller With Michael Keaton & Taylor Kitsch at The Playlist.

Is the “Jason Bourne” franchise dead in the water? The film eventually did good business overall ($442 million worldwide), but there’s no denying that the series was met with a lukewarm response in North America. Matt Damon is 46 years old and maybe it’s time to put that character to bed soon. Maybe? Either way, with ‘Bourne’ sidelined, for now, every studio wants to fill in that slot and start a new franchise (“John Wick” is doing pretty well so far). Continue reading ‘American Assassin’: Forget Jason Bourne, Dylan O’Brien Is Ready To Roll [Watch The First Trailer] at The Playlist.