Happy Friday! Here’s your end of the week round-up.
Entertainment Round-Up: Cooper cast in Preacher lead, an Oscar-winning screenwriter is developing a Marvel project, and is John Stewart your new movie Green Lantern?
It’s ironic that we have a giant Netflix show pushing a premiere comics character who is struck with blindness via Marvel’s Daredevil not being able to reach the visually impaired in real life. Thankfully, Netflix is looking to remedy this problem. “At Netflix, we work hard to continually improve the experience for our members when […]
Are you still running on a Daredevil high from over the weekend? We sure are, and we’re working on our big post-binge review which you’ll see this week. But in the meantime, for those who are done watching, how do you fill that Marvel-Netflix shaped hole that Charlie Cox and company have left in your […]
This past weekend Marvel and Netflix brought the gritty street story of Daredevil back onto our screens to make us all forget about 2003’s… unpleasantness. While the streaming service rarely produces concrete numbers as far as viewership goes; the consensus among social media seems to be that the show was an unmitigated success. Not only was […]
Doctor Who wrap up: BBC renews, Titan previews 3-Doctor FCBD issue and Texas celebrates “Dr. Who Day”
Entertainment Round-Up: Age of Ultron’s Vision poster, Archangel is coming to X-Men: Apocalypse, True Detective Season 2 teaser, and more
Happy Day Before Daredevil Day! Here’s a round-up of things worth paying attention to on the Entertainment-front. – Paul Bettany just unleashed the first full-blown Vision poster on Twitter. We’ve seen concept art, and a few other promotional pieces for the character’s upcoming appearance in Avengers: Age of Ultron, but this is Bettany in android […]
Despite hitting a series low ratings point in its desired demo just a week ago, ABC is apparently looking to spin-off their freshman Marvel television series according to Entertainment Weekly. As for the subject matter, that remains a mystery, but here are the relevant details that EW was able to obtain: We’re told a spinoff […]
WonderCon isn’t the only part of the CCI empire that’s going “Hollywood.” CCI has just signed a deal with Lionsgate for a new subscription video-on-demand service that will launch later this year. Lionsgate—the studio known for The Hunger Games and the Divergent series among many others—and CCI—that’s Comic-Con International) the non-profit organization that runs the […]
Young Justice’s Weisman on Rain of the Ghosts: A tale of an Audioplay, Kickstarter, and 693 Index Cards
Television producer, comic book writer and prose novelist Greg Weisman has just added a new job description – audioplay mastermind. That’s not a euphemism, Weisman is taking his nine-book novel series known as Rain of the Ghosts and bringing it over to Kickstarter in the form of an audioplay. The author has just finished the second […]
The USA Network held its “upfronts” at which pilots are announced, and the big news was Smackdown is coming HOME to the USA Network as the WWE rolls out a more millennial friendly and aspirational “For the Hero in All of Us” program. But also, a show based on an unannounced upcoming Vertigo series is […]
Presented without too much ado, here’s the recent sizzle reel that The Flash production team showcased at WonderCon over the weekend. There’s some new footage of note added onto some of the stuff you’ve seen already, namely Emily Kinney as the Bug-Eyed Bandit, the return of The Mist, Weather Wizard and Rainbow Raider, and a […]
Writer Cavan Scott told us in an interview that this was a natural point to tell new stories about the Doctor because there is an obvious gap between episodes The Doctor Dances and Boom Town. Presumably, though the timing on the TARDIS often leaves much to be desired, every time the TARDIS takes off with only the Doctor in it could be an alternate timeline. Still, it’s a solid choice to set the story here with the TARDIS ‘dream team’ of Nine, Rose and Jack Harkness.