Link Tank: The Witcher Announces New Season 2 Cast Additions

The Witcher Season 2 cast, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Baby Kermit, and more in today's Link Tank!

The Witcher
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The Witcher has announced casting for a slew of new characters for Season 2, including a notable villain.

“Filming on The Witcher’s second season continues apace, as Netflix has hired several new cast members for the hit series based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy books, including one of the series’ bigger villains.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

William Shatner turned 90 years old yesterday. To celebrate, check out 90 fun facts about this Star Trek icon.

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“Born March 22, 1931 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, William Shatner has been an indelible part of popular culture for a good portion of a century. Though he’s most recognizable as Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek film and television franchise, Shatner’s career has encompassed everything from the earliest days of television to spoken-word recordings to his own sci-fi book series (TekWar).”

Read more at Mental Floss.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier gives two beloved MCU sidekicks the attention and character developments they deserve.

“Disney+’s newest series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, with new episodes dropping on Fridays weekly, keeps things a little more earthbound, reminding us of the five years in which half the Universe’s population vanished, and the effect that had on the ones who disappeared when they returned.”

Read more at Thrillist.

Twitter SEO Jack Dorsey just sold his first tweet for $2.9 million. The proceeds will be donated to charity.

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“Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sold his first-ever tweet for more than $2.9 million to Malaysian-based buyer Sina Estavi, who compared the purchase to owning an original da Vinci. ‘This is not just a tweet,’ Estavi, head of blockchain service CryptoLand and software firm Bridge Oracle, said on Monday. ‘I think years later people will realize the true value of this tweet, like the Mona Lisa painting.'”

Read more at PCMag.

The release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League highlights why Joss Whedon is a terrible director.

“The release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League isn’t just a triumph for Snyder’s vision almost four years after its theatrical release; it’s also an implicit condemnation of Joss Whedon, who completed — and substantially altered — the movie after Snyder originally left the project.”

Read more at Inverse.

Baby Kermit, from the Muppet Babies Play Date on Disney Junior, is the latest green baby puppet the internet is obsessed with.

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“The internet being obsessed with Baby Kermit is proof that wholesome bits of the internet, that warm your heart, still exist in 2021. But where did this obsession come from and why does Baby Kermit look absolutely adorable? Disney Junior is the answer.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.