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Adrien Brody Might Be a Sexual Tyrannosaurus After All

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A lot of nerds raised a skeptical eyebrow when Adrien Brody was cast in the lead in the Predators movie. Despite King Kong, which was more about running than fighting, Brody just doesn’t seem like much of an action hero — he won an Academy Award for The Pianist, for fuck’s sake, and he was supposed to step into ’80s-prime-era Arnold Schwarzenegger’s shoes? Pshaw! Preposterous! Poppycoc–

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?Oh. Damn. Well, he’s still not ’80s Schwarzenegger — who is, really? — but I think he’ll do. More pics over at /Film.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.