About Danny Santos

Freelance writer, filmmaker, actor, musician, and visual artist. Writing online professionally for 4-plus years and has produced and performed in over a dozen films and webseries. He has also been everything from a social media consultant to managing a JUNO award winning musician.

Who Wants To Be The Next James Bond?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With rumors that Daniel Craig has turned down a cool $100 million to reprise his role as James Bond for two more films, more names are being tossed into the pot. We've heard names like Idris Elba, Damian Lewis, Aiden Turner, and Tom Hardy bandied about, with Tom … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Morgan Trailer, Starring Kate Mara


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) 20th Century Fox has dropped a trailer for a new forthcoming film called Morgan starring Kate Mara and The Witch breakout star Anya Taylor-Joy. The movie was written by Seth W. Owen, whose screenplay landed on the 2014 Black List, and is produced by Ridley Scott … [Read more...]

Set Photos From Marvel’s Luke Cage


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel currently has the biggest grossing film of the year with Captain America: Civil War crossing the global one billion dollar mark. But the studio isn't just finding success with its big screen live action films but on the small screen with their Netflix series … [Read more...]

Movie Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I can already tell that X-Men: Apocalypse is going to be somewhat unfairly judged. There are a few reasons this is the case, but before we get to that, let's go over the film shall we? X-Men: Apocalypse starts off in ancient Egypt, where the titular character … [Read more...]

Sony Sells Vegas Pro To MAGIX


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I don't think anyone saw this coming. MAGIX has purchased the entire Sony Creative Software suite, which includes Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and Acid Pro product lines. There's no word on whether they will bring on the developers, but I would be … [Read more...]

New Warcraft Featurette, Plus Reviews Start Pouring In


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Legendary and Universal are primed to release Warcraft to the world in just a few weeks. They've taken the extremely popular massive multiplayer online role-playing game, and crafted a feature-film around the origins of the conflict between humans and orcs. In … [Read more...]

Wesley Snipes Still Wants To Play Blade, “Ball Is In Marvel’s Court”


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When it comes to modern Marvel superheroes in films, you can trace it all the way back to 1998's Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington with a script by David Goyer. Sure there were popular superhero movies before that, like Tim Burton's Batman or Richard Donner's … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Independence Day: Resurgence Extended Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Independence Day: Resurgence is another one of those sequels based on an older property, but not too old to bring back much of the original cast. Like Tron: Legacy and Star Wars: The Force Awakens before it, there's a definite passing the of the torch. 20th … [Read more...]

New Alien: Covenant Set Photos Reveal Petrified Figures


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Production of Alien: Covenant is underway in Sydney, Australia, and an enterprising photographer was able to take some pictures in a quarry where director Ridley Scott is shooting the sequel. The film has gone through several different permutations and titles from … [Read more...]

Mark Ruffalo and Karl Urban Talk Thor: Ragnarok


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you ask most Marvel Cinematic Universe fans which franchise is the weakest, you'll probably hear Thor come up more often than not. I actually think the first Thor is a bit underrated especially when you consider the material they had to adapt. If any film … [Read more...]

TV Review: Game of Thrones – Episode 5: The Door


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This could be one of the most emotionally charged episodes of Game of Thrones this season. It is also more proof that showrunners DB Weiss and David Benioff are no longer content to spin the wheels, and are charging full speed ahead. Absent this week's Game of … [Read more...]

One Day Sale: 33% Off Boris Continuum Complete For Adobe & OFX


Update: Sale over By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Boris has announced a one day flash sale for Boris Continuum Complete 10 for Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as OFX for Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas Pro. The sale will start Wednesday May 25th, 2016, and last … [Read more...]

Positive Reactions From Early Suicide Squad Screening

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the more interesting things to happen when we got our first look at Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad at last year's San Diego Comic-Con was how much, to my surprise, I was looking forward to the latter film. DC and Warner Bros. promised … [Read more...]

Michael Keaton To Join Spider-Man: Homecoming


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It looks like Michael Keaton is in final negotiations to play the lead villain in Spider-Man: Homecoming, despite reports he had dropped out of negotiations. And he's playing none other than Adrian Toomes, aka, The Vulture. The Hollywood Reporter had the … [Read more...]

Star Trek Beyond To Premiere at San Diego Comic-Con, Plus New Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Paramount brought some Star Trek news and a brand new trailer for Star Trek Beyond to audiences with a special presentation at the Paramount lot in Los Angeles over the weekend. It kicked off with Beyond director Justin Lin and producer JJ Abrams announcing that … [Read more...]

Cate Blanchett, Karl Urban, Jeff Goldblum, & Tessa Thompson Join Thor: Ragnarok


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was a big day for Marvel casting! Thor: Ragnarok has added four new actors to the cast, and none of them is anything to sneeze at, with Karl Urban, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, and Cate Blanchett joining the cast. Marvel Studios president and Thor: Ragnarok … [Read more...]