Down goes Batman! Down goes Batman!

It took the car-chasing, gun-shooting adventures of Aaron Cross to do it, but The Dark Knight Rises was finally knocked from its perch atop the box office this weekend. It had spent three weeks at number-one.

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Alan Ritchson better start learning how to shoot arrows and throw hunting knives. He'll need the practice.

The actor (Blue Mountain State, Supernatural) has joined the cast of Catching Fire, coming on board the upcoming Hunger Games sequel as Gloss, a Tribute who ends up competing in the Quarter Quell with his sister Cashmere.

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Members of the Whedonverse, unite!

Marvel announced yesterday that Joss Whedon would, indeed, return to write and direct a sequel to The Avengers, the 2012 blockbuster that has grossed nearly $1.5 billion worldwide.

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Judith Crist, a blunt and popular film critic, has died at age 90. Her son, Steven Crist, said his mother passed away Tuesday at her Manhattan home after a long illness.

Crist was a popular figure for the Today show, TV Guide and the NY Herald Tribune; her reviews were at times so harsh that she earned the nickname Judas Crist.

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Meta Golding is the latest name added to the cast of Catching Fire.

The actress - who has appeared on such shows as CSI: Miami, Burn Notice and House - will come on board The Hunger Games sequel in the role of Enobaria, the District 2 tribute who won her competition by tearing open the throat of her rival with her teeth.

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