1. The makers of Tangled and Frozen are hard at work on their next project, an adaptation of Marvel's Big Hero 6. The new trailer features the film's unlikely heroes as they train a soft-hearted, kitten-loving robot to fight crime. [THR]
2. Of all of the Avengers, one would expect Thor to be the least likely to take up hacking. But Chris Hemsworth is set to play a hacker-turned-action hero in the new cyber-thriller Blackhat. [THR]
3. Texas has denied a lesbian woman a driver's license after refusing to honor the name change she was issued in California after marrying her wife. Not being able to produce ID that accurately reflects her legal name, she will not able to drive, fly, or purchase goods and services that require ID once her California license expires. [Texas Observer]
4. Rachel McAdams is currently in the process of locking down the female lead role in the newest season of HBO's True Detective. She found love in The Notebook, but can she find a culprit? [Variety]
5. Animator Stephen Bryne, who attained Internet fame earlier this year with his Doctor Who Saturday morning cartoon style intro, is at it again, this time covering cult hit Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which makes us wistful for the Buffy animated series that almost was. [A.V. Club]
6. With a new season airing this weekend, Saturday Night Live has released a lovably awkward promo starring host Chris Pratt as he keeps trying and failing to introduce himself and the show. Oh, and the episode will be featuring Ariana Grande as a musical guest. Watch the promo below:
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