Joe Manganiello

Ben Affleck explains choice of Deathstroke as villain for The Batman

With Ben Affleck's solo Batman film confirmed, the actor-director has explained why he picked Deathstroke as his chief adversary.

Is a True Blood star the frontrunner to become the new Superman?
Dec 14, 2012

A True Blood star could very well be the frontrunner for the role of a lifetime—namely that of the Man of Steel himself—in Zack Snyder's upcoming film Superman: Man of Steel. If you're guessing Alexander Skarsgard, you're wrong. But if you're guessing Joe Manganiello, yup, you're right.

True Blood role cost Joe Manganiello a shot at Superman
Dec 14, 2012

If you were hoping that Joe Manganiello, who plays werewolf Alcide Herveaux on HBO's True Blood, was going to nab the role of Superman in director Zack Snyder's reboot, don't be angry with Henry Cavill, the guy who eventually got the part. Because what took Manganiello out of the running was True Blood itself.