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Monday Link-A-Mania

Some stuff you may have missed over the weekend while we were out having fun/sleeping rather than manning the site

First Actors Announced For Super-8
Kyle Chandler ( Friday Night Lights ) and Elle Fanning ( The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ) have been cast in JJ Abrams’s Super 8 , according to Vulture .

Potty-Mouthed Indie Santa Film Finds US Distributor
A Scandinavian film described as “the Coen Brothers meets How The Grinch Stole Christmas ” has been picked up for US distribution by Oscilloscope, reports Deadline . Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale features Santa being unearthed in an archaeological dig, then becoming the subject of a bidding war. Looks delightfully odd.

Is Black Panther On The Marvel Movie Radar?

According to Comic Book Movie , there is a sly reference to The Black Panther in Iron Man 2 (which is made explicit on a feature on Blu-ray release) fuelling speculation that a Blank Panther movie might be on the way (or at least a cameo appearance in The Avengers ).