The First Trailer for ‘The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies’ Is Here

You think you know what happened to Lester Nygaard after the season finale of FX’s Fargo, but here’s the real, unvarnished truth, discovered by two detectives named J.R.R. Tolkien and Peter Jackson: the little guy escaped to Middle-earth, then embarked on a million-hour journey involving a dragon, elven ballads, and not three, not four, but FIVE armies! What’s even crazier is that there’s actual video of this man’s incredible tale of reinvention. See for yourself.

Seinfeld may come to Netflix.

I told Yahoo to do everything they could do to get [Donald Glover] back for as much as we can get him.” –Dan Harmon on Community Season 6. (Meanwhile in Australia, Glover-as-Gambino called out Kendrick, Drake, and Schoolboy Q.)

This might be a photo of the Thing in the new Fantastic Four.

The Expendables 3 leaked online and got downloaded a lot.

NBC’s miniseries adaptation of The Slap will star Mary-Louise Parker and Peter Sarsgaard.

The press kit for The Knick is crazy.

“I did 24, it was terrible. I hated every moment of it. Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude in the world. That’s not me talking trash, I’d say it to his face, I think everyone that’s worked with him has said that.” –Freddie Prinze Jr.

Robert Kirkman’s exorcism drama Outcast got a pilot pickup at Cinemax.

Hark, a red-band Sin City: A Dame to Kill For trailer.

Add Glee‘s Lea Michele to Sons of Anarchy‘s final season roster.

Game of Thrones‘s Maisie Williams (a.k.a. Arya Stark) may star in the Sam Raimi–produced adaptation of The Last of Us, a video game in which “a damaged man, Joel, escorts a young woman named Ellie across a United States ravaged by an infection that turns people into zombie-like cannibalistic monsters.”

Stream Spoon’s They Want My Soul a week before its release. It’s the band’s first studio album since 2010’s Transference.

And this new Gaslight Anthem track, “Stay Vicious,” off the upcoming Get Hurt, barely sounds like the Gaslight Anthem. [via]

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Zach Dionne is a staff writer for Grantland.

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